Friday, March 9, 2012

News and Notes

BASF is looking for Training Coordinators in California and Louisiana (USA). Job Posting.
AOCS welcomes a new Bronze Corporate Member Qualibet Testing Services Corp. 
The most popular article from last week's inform SmartBrief was "Meet the wooden periodic table table". Read this or better yet get SmartBrief.
The March articles from inform are posted.
"The Future of LAB" by Amandeep Singh
The global linear alkylbenzene (LAB) industry has experienced depressed margins and feedstock shortages during the past few years. The following is an analysis of the industry’s current state and its most likely future. Read the Article.
"World supplies of rapeseed and canola likely to remain tight in the 2012/13 season" by Thomas Mielke
Even if Canadian farmers harvest a record canola crop of 14.5–15.0 million metric tons (MMT) in late summer 2012, there is a high probability that world production of rapeseed and canola will remain behind requirements in the 2012/13 season—mainly due to poor winter crop production prospects in the European Union (EU) and Ukraine. Read the Article.

Upcoming Events/ March 2012
See the AOCS Events Calendar.

11-13 National Institute of Oilseed Products Annual Convention
Palm Springs, California, USA

11-16 Complications of Diabetes: Mechanisms of Injury and Failure of Repair
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

11-16 Pittcon 2012
Orlando, Florida, USA

11-16 Principles and Practice of Cosmetic Science
Bournemouth, United Kingdom

13-15 World Biofuels Markets 2012
Rotterdam, the Netherlands

13-16 4th International Singapore Lipid Symposium
National University of Singapore, Singapore

14-16 GLOBE 2012 Business Environment Event -- Conference and Trade Fair
Vancouver, Canada

15 Society of Cosmetic Scientists Half Day Conference
Nottingham, England

15-16 Home and Personal Care Ingredients Congress India
Mumbai, India

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