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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

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

Sturtevant remains rooted in automobile technology with battery-grade lithium carbonate

Did you know? From the first automatic transmission to the latest version of electric vehicle batteries…Sturtevant remains rooted in automobile technology The modern-day automatic transmission can be traced all the way back to 1904 when T.J Sturtevant of the Sturtevant Mill Company located in Boston, Massachusetts designed and developed the very first automatic transmission.  It

The Rise of the Premium Pet Food Market

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, 63.2% of pet owners consider their pets to be members of the family. Given this statistic, it should come as no surprise that more and more pet owners are moving to premium pet foods for their animals resulting in the rise of the premium pet food market. When walking