News in Brief

CCI Thermal Technologies Inc.(Edmonton, Alberta) has announced the purchase of Ruffneck Heaters, an Alberta-based manufacturer of electric industrial heating equipment that includes heat-exchanger unit heaters, explosion-proof electric air heaters, industrial electric air heaters and explosion-proof thermostats.

DuPont Nonwovens (Wilmington, DE) has acquired the nonwovens cleanroom apparel line of White Knight Engineered Products.

Wheelabrator (LaGrange, GA) has received the Georgia Department of Labor's Award for Excellence for workplace safety. The award recognizes companies that surpass 250 workdays with no lost-time injuries, illnesses or fatalities.

Four of Sartomer Co.'s (Exton, PA) facilities-the manufacturing plants in Chatom, AL; Stratford, CT; Chatham, VA; and Grand Junction, CO-were honored by the American Chemistry Council for outstanding workplace safety records.