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Commissioner of CT Department of Economic and Community Development visits Nalas!

January 26, 2016

Nalas Engineering was honored to host DECD Commissioner Catherine Smith at our facility today.  Commissioner Smith met with CEO Jerry Salan to discuss our plans for continued growth and expansion in the State of CT.  Past support from the DECD has allowed us to expand and outfit our facility with state-of-the-art technology, laboratories and new office space.  We look … >More


Nalas/Corning partnership in the news!

December 21, 2015

We were excited to see this news release issued by Corning today!  What a fantastic way to end an incredible year of growth and new relationships at Nalas. We are grateful for this opportunity.  As experts in continuous processing and Corning’s AFR technology, we invite you to visit our lab for a demo and meet with our … >More


Nalas research for novel binder systems as alternatives to isocyanate-based formulations for propellants featured by DOD Environmental Research Program

December 17, 2015

As part of a joint exploratory development (SEED) effort funded by the DOD’s  Strategic Environmental Research Development Program (SERDP), we partnered with Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons China Lake Division to develop a new technology for binders relying on the ligation of neutral components that are well-known for their compatibility with living organisms (see image).  The … >More


CEO Jerry Salan Featured in Chemical Engineering Magazine’s Chem Show Review

November 19, 2015

CEO Jerry Salan attended the bi-annual Chem Show in NYC this week to exhibit Corning’s Advanced-Flow Reactor (AFR) product line.  Jerry joined Alessandra Vizza Abrial, the  North America Sales Manager for French based Corning Reactor Technologies.  Together they showcased various AFR models and internal elements.  The AFR product line features versatile flow reactors which enable … >More


Stepping into Advanced-Flow Reactors – the first Nalas-Corning training event is a hit!

August 11, 2015

Last week Nalas co-hosted a 2-day training event entitled: “Stepping into Advanced-Flow Reactors” with Corning Reactor Technologies at our facility.  The workshop included reactor demonstrations and technical training on batch vs. continuous processing, scale-up, process safety, and applications and case studies.”  Outside of the conference room the training group enjoyed a lovely social at Essex’s … >More


Nalas Engineering Recognized at CT Innovations Ceremony for SBIR Award Winners!

July 14, 2015

We were recently invited to attend the annual SBIR/STTR Award Winners Breakfast hosted by Connecticut Innovations. The event honors 2014 Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) award winners in CT and provides a wonderful opportunity to network with Connecticut business owners, Connecticut Innovations staff, and featured keynote speaker Ms.  Catherine Smith, Commissioner, CT Department of Economic … >More


Nalas to host Corning® Advanced-Flow™ Reactor Training Seminar

June 22, 2015

Interested in learning more about the latest and greatest in flow chemistry? Corning just announced Nalas Engineering as the first certified Corning® Advanced-Flow™ Reactor (AFR)  lab in the United States. Please join us July 29-30, 2015 at our facility in Centerbrook, CT for our training seminar: Stepping Into Advanced-Flow™ Reactors.  Engineers from Corning and Nalas will discuss flow chemistry … >More


Nalas Chemist publishes on synthesis of a compound directed towards treating cancer

April 14, 2015

Check out a recent publication featured in Tetrahedron Letters by Nalas Chemist Matt Burk, Ph.D., which describes synthesis of a protected form of N,N-dimethyl-L-pyrrolosamine on greater than 10-gram scale. This compound is a critical intermediate in ongoing efforts to synthesize the complex natural products (−)-lomaiviticins A and B, which have potential applications in the treatment of cancer.  Matt … >More


Nalas team to conduct research aimed to defeat weapons of mass destruction!

February 23, 2015

Nalas is excited to have been selected for award for our first project with The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)! The forthcoming award will provide research funding under the Small Business Technical Transfer Program. DTRA‘s Basic Research Program, Thrust Area 4 supports research to defeat weapons of mass destruction (WMDs). If intelligence information reveals that … >More