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Linde and Praxair Confirm Merger Talks

Germany: Mega Merger in the Industrial Gases Sector?

Linde and Praxair Confirm Merger Talks

08/25/2016 - Linde confirmed that it is in preliminary talks about a potential merger with Praxair. These discussions are ongoing and have not resulted in any concrete results or agreements yet. read...

Solvay Doubles Carbon Fiber Manufacturing Capacity

USA: New Production Line for Aircraft Structural Applications

Solvay Doubles Carbon Fiber Manufacturing Capacity

08/25/2016 - Solvay has inaugurated a new carbon fiber production line at its U.S. Piedmont Facility, South Carolina, doubling production capacity of a key raw material to make carbon fiber reinforced composite materials for the aerospace industry. read...

Deal Between Chem China and Syngenta Receives Clearance

Switzerland: $ 43 Billion Transaction

Deal Between Chem China and Syngenta Receives Clearance

08/25/2016 - China National Chemical Corporation (Chem China) and Syngenta have received clearance on their proposed transaction from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (Cfius). read...

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Project and Support Service for Added Value in Automation Manufacturing

Automation: Support Service

Project and Support Service for Added Value in Automation Manufacturing

08/22/2016 - It’s no longer a secret anymore that the service business now also dominates the automation world. Instrumentation and automation are only part of the picture, however, since customers expect more. This was explained in detail at an event held by Emerson Process Management, which presented its global support and service initiative. Field reports from customer representatives provided focus. read...

New Ways in the Far East: What Made-in-China 2025 Means for Petrochemicals and Chemicals

A Closer Look on Made in China 2025

New Ways in the Far East: What Made-in-China 2025 Means for Petrochemicals and Chemicals

08/19/2016 - China is stepping up the pace — By 2025, China wants to play a leading role in terms of innovation, sustainability and networking. The ambitious plan will be a challenge particularly for chemical and petrochemical companies. What solutions does the concept “Made in China 2025” offer for an industry at the crossroads? And how can companies prepare for the future? read...

Why the Key to a Safe Process Control Migration Might be Found in Cyberspace...

Digital Plant/Engineering

Why the Key to a Safe Process Control Migration Might be Found in Cyberspace...

08/17/2016 - Process digitalization: The Solvay/Butachimie chemical platform in Chalampé is an illustrative example for the factory of the future — Using the simulation tool Simit from Siemens the company realizes the changeover from the previously used process control system to the PCS 7 system, which is a Siemens tool too. read...

From Device Level to Cloud Computing: This is How the IIoT Strategy Takes Shape

Industrial Internet of Things

From Device Level to Cloud Computing: This is How the IIoT Strategy Takes Shape

08/12/2016 - From the device level to the Cloud, customers are finding efficiencies — When Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) announced in April this year that the company had established a new business unit, its formation was to help manufacturers harness the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). This will allow them to more efficiently gather and analyze a broader range of data across multiple operations and plants to use data to transform entire enterprises. read...

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Unipetrol Completes Repairs of Steam Cracker

Czech Republic: Final Test Before Ethanol Production Resumes

Unipetrol Completes Repairs of Steam Cracker

08/25/2016 - Repair works on the steam cracker in Chempark Záluží, which has been out of the operation since last year’s fire, are completed, the company announced. read...

Extension of Biomass Network

Hungary: Veolia acquires the Szakoly Biomass Plant

Extension of Biomass Network

08/25/2016 - Veolia acquires the Szakoly power plant, the fifth largest installation in Hungary producing electricity purely from biomass. read...

1,42 Billion Dollar Dispute Down Under

Australia: CIMIC Sues Chevron

1,42 Billion Dollar Dispute Down Under

08/25/2016 - In a statement released on Monday, Australian construction company CIMIC Group announced that it had started court proceedings in the United States against Chevron Corp and KBR. read...

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Ahoy Ex-Zones! Explosion Protection Equipments Sets Sails for Hazardous Waters

Explosion Protection

Ahoy Ex-Zones! Explosion Protection Equipments Sets Sails for Hazardous Waters

24.08.16 - A fire fighting vessel in the heart of Europe's industrial and chemical clusters needs special equipment: Equipped with specialised technology, Europe’s latest high-tech fire-fighting boat is able to work in hazardous atmospheres, fighting fires, explosions and chemical accidents. Its secret? Explosion-protected electrical equipment and lighting by technology specialists Eaton. read...

Company News

GIG Karasek GmbH

GIG Karasek is now part of Dr. Aichhorn Group

GIG Karasek is pleased to announce, to be part of Dr. Aichhorn Group.

GIG Karasek GmbH

Thin Film -/ Short Path Technology

Concentrated know-how led to the development of specialized thinfilm evaporators. ...

Freeman Technology Ltd

Customer Testimonials

Customer feedback is very important to us at Freeman Technology. ...

GIG Karasek GmbH

Special Process Equipment

Tailor-made equipment made of special materials for a strong production performance

EPC Group

Miniature version of an industrial plant ideal for experimentation First carbon fiber demo plant in Germany with complete process steps

The carbon fiber technology is one of the hottest technologies in the field of high-performance composite materials worldwide. ...

EPC Group

EPC Group exhibits at the Leuna Dialog Trade Fair

In central Germany well known, in the world at home. This year on 28 April, EPC once again exhibited at the 2016 Leuna Dialog Regional Trade Fair. ...