Nalas CEO gives Keynote Address at International Pyrotechnics Society Seminar

July 13, 2016

Nalas Engineering Services, Inc. CEO Jerry Salan and Chemist, Davin Piercey, PhD attending the 42nd International Pyrotechnics Society Seminar in Colorado 11 July 2016. Jerry was honored to give the Keynote Address: Engineering Next-Generation Green Pyrotechnics” at the bi-annual seminar while Davin presented his poster “Development of a Lean Process to the Lead-Free Primary Explosive DBX-1” pictured above. Read more … >More

2nd Corning/Nalas AFR Workshop a success!

May 18, 2016

Last week Nalas and Corning co-hosted the second Advanced-Flow Reactor (AFR) Technology workshop onsite at the Nalas Facility, the only Corning Certified Laboratory in the United States.  The two-day meeting was well-received and enjoyed by all the attendees. Outside of the training room, the group had the opportunity to observe AFR demonstrations, receive a tour of … >More

Nalas CEO Presented with Green Innovation Award at 2016 Annual Corning Reactor Technology Meeting

Nalas CEO Jerry Salan just returned from China where he was an invited guest speaker at the 2016 Annual Corning Reactor Technology Meeting.  Jerry discussed several Nalas case studies which successfully demonstrated use of process analytical tools to accelerate chemical process development and safe scale-up in Corning’s Advanced-Flow Reactor  (AFR) Technology Platform.  He was later presented with the the 2015 Green … >More

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