The Herschel satellite opened its cryocover on June 15, 2009, after the spacecraft received a command to fire pyrotechnic bolts holding it down.
Bill Corbin, a current Board Member in the Board of Directors at Taylor-Wharton International, LLC (TWI), has been appointed Chairman and Interim Chief Executive Officer.
Linde LLC, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. and Air Liquide Industrial have all been awarded contracts to supply liquid nitrogen and liquid oxygen to six NASA facilities.
The $159 million cancer treatment center planned at Northern Illinois University will almost certainly miss the March 2010 completion date, a date that was required by the state when the project was approved.
The Spring 2009 issue of Cold Facts featured interviews from leaders in the industrial gases industry. Here are the interviews in their entirety, including information about each company's background and additional comments provided during the interview.
From gasworld, June 2009: Airgas Gaspro, a business unit of Airgas, Inc., is celebrating 100 years in the Hawaiian community.
Technex Limited, a manufacturer of cryogenic tank semi-trailers for transporting liquid gases and liquid natural gas (LNG), has successfully completed the delivery of a cryogenic tank semi-trailer to Iceblick, a manufacturer and supplier of rare and industrial gases.