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Cape Cod Business, PID Analyzers, Wins Prestigious R&D 100 Award for Arsenic in Water and Food Analyzer

It's been an exciting summer here on Cape Cod! Post updated 11/19/2013



















I am delighted to announce that our small Cape Cod based business,  PID Analyzers, LLC, has been selected as a 2013 recipient of the prestigious Research and Development (R and D) 100 Award for the development of our Model 33 arsenic in water  and food analyzer in the laboratory equipment category. The "R and D 100 Awards recognize the 100 most technologically significant products introduced into the marketplace over the past year" according to the press release issued by Research and Development  Magazine. In addition to our business receiving this honor,  my father and business partner, Jack Driscoll, as the developer of the winning product, received  special recognition at the awards ceremony on November 7, 2013 in Orlando, FL.  
Here is a full list of the 2013 winners.Note that this is a really big deal to win an R and D 100 award and that our small, privately-held Cape Cod business competed against…

Benefits of a Division of Small Chemical Businesses membership

3 - Benefits of a Division of Small Chemical Businesses membership

Jennifer L Maclachlan, pidgirl@gmail.com, Stan Seelig,  Mukund Chorghade, Sharon Vercellotti, David Deutsch, Joseph E Sabol, Michael Haukaas, Anis Rahman,  Ronald Versic, Carlyn Burton, George Ruger Division of Small Chemical Businesses, Flushing, NY, United States



The ACS Division of Small Chemical Businesses Division  (SCHB) has provided valuable member benefits and  informative programming, featuring small businesses  and with resources for small businesses, at ACS national and regional meetings, since 1977.  SCHB member benefits include free membership for the first year, listing in the SCHB website members' directory of products and services, deeply discounted ACS national meeting expo  booth space the Small Chemical Business Row, scholarship to the ACS Leadership Courses,  the opportunity to shape and direct SCHB, and, the best of all: amazing networking opportunities in-person at ACS meetings and via  SCHB's …

@pidgirl's 2013 presentations

From most recent: Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society #NERM2013 Organized and presiding over theACS Division of Small Chemical Businesses technical program which includes three half days of flagship programming including Resources for Startups, Best Practices for Chemical Entrepreneurs and True Stories of Success from Chemical Entrepreneurs
My presentations at #NERM2013:So you're Linked-In, now what?
Social media marketing best practices for entrepreneurs
Discover the entrepreneurial resources available to Small Chemical Businesses from SCHB


The following highlights my participation at #ACSIndy



Symposium organizer for the ACS Chemical Information Division CINF:
Role and Value of Social Networking in Advancing the Chemical Sciences
Date: Monday September 9, 2013
Location: Indiana Convention Center RM 143
Presiding: Jennifer Maclachlan and Antony Williams
Morning session
Afternoon session*featuring #wherescarmen 

*Afternoon session includes facilitated panel discussion l…

NESACS and SCHB at the 2013 AAAS Family Science Days Outreach Event

This portion was written jointly by Jack Driscoll and Jennifer Maclachlan and submitted as part of the quarterly PR report for NESACS.  February 16-17, 2013- Family Science Days at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)Meeting, HynesConvention Center Boston MA This spectacular science outreachevent was sponsored by AAAS and co-sponsored by the Cambridge Science Festival. This free two day event was attended by 3,700 people. The American Chemical Society: Northeastern Section of the ACS (NESACS) together with the ACS Division of Small Chemical Businesses(SCHB) reserved and staffed a booth. The ACS Office of Public Affairs provided several hundred copies both of Kids Discover Chemistry Magazine and the Celebrating Chemistry Nanotechnology National Chemistry Week handout in addition to Chemistry Ambassador sashes, stickers and pins for distribution at this event. There were more than 60 organizations at the Family Science Days.
Our hands-on materials were provided b…