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Air Products, Allentown, Pa., acquired Poly-Flow Engineering LLC, Albuquerque, N.M., which manufactures equipment for advanced chemical delivery and precision cleaning for leading semiconductor manufacturers.

Cargill Meats Thailand, Bangkok, is expanding its integrated poultry processing operations at its Korat, Thailand, complex. The project includes a primary processing plant, expansion of the existing hatchery and new breeder farms. A new feed mill with an annual poultry feed production capacity of 360,000 tons also will be built. The project is expected to take approximately two years to complete.

Air Liquide Large Industries U.S. LP, Houston, entered into agreements with Valero Energy Corp., San Antonio, Texas, for the long-term supply of hydrogen to two Texas refineries: one in Texas City and the other in Port Arthur. Air Liquide will supply a total of 105 million ft3/day to the two refineries.

ABB, Zurich, has received an order from Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co. Ltd., Seoul, to supply a 132 kV substation that will support a 360 MW power plant in Bangladesh, scheduled for completion in 2013. Elsewhere, ABB has launched its Symphony Plus distributed control system that it says provides higher plant productivity and energy efficiency, enhanced operational security, plant safety and a lower total cost of ownership.

Austin, Texas-based Danube Refinery of the MOL Group, Budapest, has been named the 2010 Hart Plant of the Year by the Hart Communication Foundation, Austin. This marks the fourth year out of the last six where Emerson Process Management technologies have played a key role at plants winning the award. Emerson's global headquarters is in Chanhassen, Minn.

Tecumseh Products Co., Ann Arbor, Mich., has named James J. Connor president and CEO.

Scott Boak has joined the PureLine Treatment Systems as procurement manager for headquarters in Palatine, Ill.