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Tough Winter Driving Demand for CelaPool Diatomaceous Earth Swim Pool Filter Powder

Posted by Julie Brown

Mar 21, 2019 1:47:07 PM

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Can't wait for a hot, sunny day, a perfectly clear swimming pool and a drink with an umbrella in it in your hand? Believe me, you're not alone.  After a tough winter (that's still hanging around!), everyone is anxiously awaiting the summer swim pool season!

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Topics: celapool diatomaceous earth swim pool filter aid, diatomaceous earth swim pool filter powder, swim pool filtration, swim pool filter powder

National Ag Day and AgReady Diatomaceous Earth Fertilizer Carrier

Posted by Julie Brown

Mar 14, 2019 9:22:45 AM

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It's not easy being a farmer these days. Rising costs, declining crop margins, regulatory pressure, water issues and nitrogen runoff problems. All the while trying to reduce your impact on the environment. What's a farmer to do? Today, on National Agriculture Day, we salute and thank our agricultural producers for what they do for all of us.

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Topics: Agriculture, moisture scavenger, anticlumping agent, fertilizer blending agent, agready, fertilizer carrier, national ag day

EP Engineered Clays' Technical Team Speaking at Guadalajara Edible Oil Conference

Posted by Julie Brown

Mar 8, 2019 2:44:06 PM

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The 20th Annual Practical Short Course Advanced Oilseed and Oil Processing Conference is March 11-13, 2019 in Guadalajara, Mexico. The scientific conference focuses on all areas of edible oil production including Oilseed and Oil Processing, Palm & Seed Oil Quality Management, Chemistry and Processing of Oilseed, Energy Management, and By-Product Valorization, Edible Oil Filtration, and Oil Bleaching.

Jorge Bello, EP Engineered Clays' Global Technical Service Manager for Clay Catalysts will be presenting “Oil Bleaching and Processing.” Victor Trevisani, EP Engineered Clays' Latin America Technical and Sales Manager will present “Filtration Best Practices: Adequate Selection of Filter Media.”

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Topics: engineered materials, EP Engineered Clays, bleaching clays, clay catalyst, edible oil

Opening Day is March 28!  Is your baseball infield ready?

Posted by Julie Brown

Mar 1, 2019 12:15:30 PM

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Wow! Opening day is this month! It's crazy to have it in March this year! We love baseball! Go Dodgers! And Giants, and Indians, Tigers, Angels and our hometown Reno Aces. I think I’ve covered all the favorite teams here in our office. Our inside sales team is such big fans of the Dodgers that they even painted one of their walls Dodger blue! I'm bringing in a can of Giants orange this weekend to do my office!

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Topics: drying agents, infield conditioners, mound clays, ballgame changer, baseball infield conditioner, play ball!

National Margarita Day! Let's celebrate tequila filtered with diatomaceous earth filter aid

Posted by Julie Brown

Feb 22, 2019 8:31:11 AM

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Thanks to Emily Bell and VinePair for the great tequila history.

Happy National Margarita Day! So you know that our diatomaceous earth filter aid filters the world's best beers, wines, whiskeys, brandys, sakes and a host of other alcoholic beverages, right? What about the world's largest producer of tequila? Yep, bingo. DE filters tequila, too. It's a great day to celebrate this made-in-Mexico drink, and learn a little more about tequila and diatomaceous earth filter aid!

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Topics: Filtration, diatomaceous earth filter aid, DE filtration, Celatom, tequilafiltration

How to get the best quality in your beer with diatomaceous earth filter aid

Posted by Julie Brown

Feb 15, 2019 3:00:48 PM

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How do you make the best beer? Is the ingredients? The hops, the malt, the barley? The recipe? The brewer? The fermenting process? Is it in how you store it?

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Topics: diatomaceous earth filtration, beer filtration, brewing filtration, de filter aid

Axis®DE soil amendment provides tough turf performance for soccer fields

Posted by Julie Brown

Feb 8, 2019 9:16:17 AM

axis soccer New Vancouver soccer field with AxisDE soil amendment. Looks ready for play!

The challenge: Develop new soccer fields designed to hold up to heavy wear

Solution: AxisDE diatomaceous earth soil amendment

When a Vancouver, BC city designed a new natural grass sports field for one of their parks, they were looking to maximize the playing hours and maintain a high quality field throughout the season.

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Topics: Sports Field and Landscaping, AXIS, soil amendment, axis soil amendment, root growth, soccerfieldsoilamendment

Groundhog Day Alert! Punxsutawney Phil Uses Diatomaceous Earth Insecticide!

Posted by Julie Brown

Jan 31, 2019 3:40:08 PM

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Dateline: Gobbler's Knob, PA. This Saturday, everyone will be holding their breath to see what the world's most famous groundhog predicts. Will he see his shadow? Will we really have six more weeks of winter? It's been a pretty crazy year for weather everywhere, so you just don't know. What do you think Phil is hoping for? Alfalfa and berries are his favorite foods. And we've heard that he's looking for more diatomaceous earth insecticide(DE) to help control fleas. Lots of nasty bugs in those burrows. Phil's looking for a DE insecticide that kills fleas. Hey, we have a product like that!

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Topics: DEsect, organic insecticide, diatomaceous earth for fleas, diatomaceous earth insecticide, natural insecticide

Big Game Beverages: Brought to You by Diatomaceous Earth Filter Aid

Posted by Julie Brown

Jan 24, 2019 3:45:37 PM

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Got beer? Or wine, tequila, bourbon, whiskey, rum, vodka or soda? How ‘bout wings? For most Americans that enjoy the Super Bowl, the season’s biggest game is much more than just a sports event. In many ways, Super Bowl Sunday has become a truly American holiday. And like with most holidays, food and drinks both play an important role in our national celebration. With millions of viewers expected to watch Super Bowl LIII, many will gather with friends and family to watch the Patriots and Rams, and that means they’re be digging in to a host of traditional game day favorites like pizza, Buffalo wings, beer, wine, and other spirits. None of it would be on the Tom Brady diet, that’s for sure.

First of all, let's set the record straight. Good thing all that beer, wine, soda, and spirits are filtered with diatomaceous earth (DE) filter aid. Those beverages certainly wouldn’t be the same without DE.

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Topics: brewing, diatomaceous earth filtration, diatomaceous earth filter aid, DE filtration, brewing filtration, brewingfilteraid

EP Minerals and EP Engineered Clays: Vigilant About Safety Every Day

Posted by Julie Brown

Jan 21, 2019 2:13:51 PM

handsHere at EP Minerals and EP Engineered Clays, we have a unique way to kick off every week. One of our team members writes up the EP Way Fundamental of the Week and shares it with everyone in the company. It's always interesting to see how different people interpret our fundamentals, even though they're all variations on a consistent theme. We learn more about each other and see the fundamental of the week through another person's eyes, which is always insightful, given the wide variety of what our employees do.  Our culture and fundamentals are what makes EP Minerals different than any other company. These principles guide all of us in how we conduct ourselves, how we make decisions and how we do business every day. 

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Topics: EP Minerals, company culture, EP Engineered Clays

   

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