Herrmann Ultrasonics Inc. expanded its Schaumburg, Ill., headquarters plant by 12,000 square feet. The expansion includes an applications and tooling laboratory, and a machine shop with computer numerically controlled milling capabilities for on-site manufacturing capability, the company said.
M.A. Hanna Co. of Cleveland ended its 112 years of involvement in the mining industry Feb. 7, with the sale of its 50 percent interest in IOC Ore Sales Co. Hanna was a major mining and shipping company until the early 1980s when it moved into plastics and rubber compounding, color and additive concentrates and the distribution of plastic resins and engineered plastic shapes. Hanna sold its interest in IOC Ore Sales to a subsidiary of Iron Ore Co. of Canada of Sept-Iles, Quebec. Terms of the sale were not disclosed.
Ciba Specialty Chemicals' Additives Division has opened an antioxidants plant in Santa Monica, India. Ciba Additives is a division of Ciba Specialty Chemicals of Basel, Switzerland.
Software manufacturer Delcam International plc of Birmingham, England, has opened its new subsidiary, Delcam International Inc., in Windsor, Ontario. ... Resin and adhesives maker Reichhold Chemicals Inc. of Research Triangle Park, N.C., was named Supplier of the Year by distributor FRP Supply of Dublin, Ohio. ... Midwest Technology Transfer Inc. of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, which provides site location consulting and industrial recruitment, has been renamed McCord Consulting Group Inc.