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When Life Sciences Become Data Sciences

Bioinformatics

When Life Sciences Become Data Sciences

01/31/2017 - The University of Freiburg has set up infrastructure and services to support researchers across Europe in the fields of biology, medicine, and pharmacy with the analysis of very large data sets. read...

Momentive to Build Silane Production in Germany

Germany: 30-Million-Dollar-Invest

Momentive to Build Silane Production in Germany

01/30/2017 - American chemical company Momentive Performance Materials invests in Chempark Leverkusen/Germany. The company started to build a new Silane Production which is expected to begin production in late 2017. read...

Akzo Nobel Signs Cooperation Agreement with Itaconix

USA: Commercialization of Bio-Based Polymers

Akzo Nobel Signs Cooperation Agreement with Itaconix

01/30/2017 - Dutch company Akzo Nobel has signed a framework joint development agreement with specialty chemicals company Itaconix to explore opportunities for the production of bio-based polymers. read...

Saint-Gobain Plans Construction of New Gypsum Plant

Vietnam: Plasterboard

Saint-Gobain Plans Construction of New Gypsum Plant

01/29/2017 - In order to support its growth strategy in the region, Saint-Gobain has announced the construction of a second plasterboard plant in Vietnam. read...

Chandra Asri Expands Butadiene Plant

Indonesia: Investment in Petrochemicals Production

Chandra Asri Expands Butadiene Plant

01/29/2017 - Chandra Asri Petrochemical has awarded an EPC services contract to Toyo-Korea and Inti Karya Persada Tehnik (IKPT) for a Butadiene expansion project. read...

Fluor Selected as Engineering Services Provider by NCOC

Kazakhstan: Front-End Engineering in the Caspian Region

Fluor Selected as Engineering Services Provider by NCOC

01/26/2017 - Fluor announced that it was awarded a two-year engineering services framework agreement with North Caspian Operating Company (NCOC) for conceptual studies and front-end engineering for its projects in the Caspian region. read...

Mitsubishi Establishes New Oil & Gas Division

USA: One-Stop-Solutions for Upstream and Downstream Markets

Mitsubishi Establishes New Oil & Gas Division

01/26/2017 - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has established a specialized Oil & Gas Division within Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, its Houston-based US subsidiary. read...

Polycarbonate Joint Venture: Share Transfer Agreement

Japan: Trinseo and Sumitomo Chemical

Polycarbonate Joint Venture: Share Transfer Agreement

01/26/2017 - Trinseo Holding and Sumitomo Chemical have signed a definitive agreement for Trinseo to sell all of its 50 % share in their Sumika Styron Polycarbonate (SSPC) joint venture to Sumitomo Chemical. read...

Thyssenkrupp Wins Major Cement Plant Order in Algeria

Algeria: Cement Production

Thyssenkrupp Wins Major Cement Plant Order in Algeria

01/26/2017 - German company Thyssenkrupp has received another major order for the cement plant business of its Industrial Solutions business area. The value of the contract awarded by Société des Ciments de Sigus, part of Groupe Industriel des Ciments d’Algérie (GICA), is in the mid three-digit million euro range. read...

Digitalisation for Food and Beverages: Big Data and Cloud Platforms are Premier Growth Factors

Food and Beverage

Digitalisation for Food and Beverages: Big Data and Cloud Platforms are Premier Growth Factors

01/26/2017 - Biotech, packaging and analytical innovations are about to make a drastic change for the food and beverage production. Companies are actively researching the effects of digitalisation, 3D-printing, big data or cloud solutions as well well as genetic engineering with effects that reach far beyond the f&b industry... read...