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The Expanding U.S. Kaolin Market Size

Kaolin is a soft, white clay and due to its’ usage in a variety of products including plastics, cement, ceramics, and cement the U.S. kaolin market size is expected to expand exponentially. According to Hexa Research, the U.S. kaolin market size is estimated to be 5,403.6 kilo tons in 2016 and believes it will continue

Throwback Thursday to the Second Exposition of Chemical Industries

Sturtevant was established in 1883 so we have over 136 years worth of Throwback Thursday material and are proud to share highlights from our long history. Today, we take you back 101 years ago to 1916 to the second Exposition of Chemical Industries. The first Exposition of Chemical Industries was hosted in New York in

Importance of Protein in Aquaculture Feed

In aquaculture, feed represents 40-50% of the production costs and with protein requirements for fish ranging from 18-50%, the importance of protein in aquaculture feed is readily apparent. The percentage of required protein varies by species with tilapia, one of the most common fish raised in aquaculture, in the 32-38% range and hybrid striped bass

How Wheat Starch Can Fit Into a Gluten Free Diet

Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, and barely so you may wonder how wheat starch can fit into a gluten free diet. For over a decade, wheat starch specifically processed to remove wheat starch has been allowed to be labeled as gluten free in Europe but it is a recent allowance in the

Keeping Fly Ash Out of Landfills

Fly ash is one of the materials produced during the coal combustion process that is carried up in the flue gases and can be collected before exiting the stack using pollution control equipment including electrostatic precipitators or baghouses. In an effort to protect the environment, the importance of keeping fly ash out of landfills, or