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New Management Structure at Akzo Nobel

The Netherlands: Speciality Chemicals

New Management Structure at Akzo Nobel

09/09/2017 - Akzo Nobel announced a new management structure for its Paints and Coatings business in advance of creating two focused high-performing businesses; Paints and Coatings and Specialty Chemicals. read...

MoU Signed to Launch Pharma Innovation Programme Singapore

Pharma Manufacturing

MoU Signed to Launch Pharma Innovation Programme Singapore

09/08/2017 - Signed between an agency, institute and three pharmaceutical companies, the initiative aims to develop the country’s pharma manufacturing sector by transforming its manufacturing operations and technologies. The Ministry for Trade and Industry also encourages manufacturing in the country. read...

Australian Operations of Amneal Pharma Acquired by Arrow Pharma

Acquisition Pharma Industry

Australian Operations of Amneal Pharma Acquired by Arrow Pharma

09/08/2017 - Arrow Pharmaceuticals acquires the Australian operations of Amneal Pharmaceuticals for AUD 17 million. The acquisition will enable the company to accelerate its market reach and also help it to become one of the leading players in the Australian generics market. read...

Shell Sells its Share in Sadaf to Sabic

Petrochemicals

Shell Sells its Share in Sadaf to Sabic

09/08/2017 - Shell has completed the procedure of selling 50 % of its share in Sadaf, the petrochemicals joint venture, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Sabic for $820 million. read...

IEA Assesses Hurricane Harvey’s Impact on Oil and Gas Markets

Oil and Gas

IEA Assesses Hurricane Harvey’s Impact on Oil and Gas Markets

09/08/2017 - The International Energy Agency (IEA) is working closely with the US authorities to monitor the situation of the oil and gas market in the affected states of the region. read...

Asahi Kasei Concluded JV in China and Announces Capacity Expansion for Microfibers

Japan/China: Strategic Growth

Asahi Kasei Concluded JV in China and Announces Capacity Expansion for Microfibers

09/08/2017 - Asahi Kasei concluded a joint venture agreement with China National Bluestar a subsidiary of Chem China. Furthermore, the company announced plans to increase the capacity of its microfibre suede production in Japan. read...

Guangxi Petrochemical Revamps Hydrogen Unit

China: Hydrogen Production

Guangxi Petrochemical Revamps Hydrogen Unit

09/07/2017 - CNPC Guangxi Petrochemical Company has converted its existing pressure swing adsorption (PSA) unit to Honeywell UOP Polybed PSA technology, enabling it to produce high-purity hydrogen. read...

Aveva to Merge with Schneider Electric

Industry Software

Aveva to Merge with Schneider Electric

09/07/2017 - The Combination of Aveva and the Schneider Electric industrial software business will create a global leader in engineering and industrial software. read...

Faster Fermentation Development

UK: Lab Equipment

Faster Fermentation Development

09/07/2017 - Ingenza has acquired a high performance benchtop bioreactor system to enable faster development of new fermentation processes. read...

SGL Installs Hydrogen Chloride Recycling System for China's Largest Potassium Producer

China: Energy Efficiency

SGL Installs Hydrogen Chloride Recycling System for China's Largest Potassium Producer

09/06/2017 - A recovery system for recycling and reusing hydrogen chloride (HCI) developed by SGL Group will be part of a new electrolytic smelting system of the Chinese potassium producer Qinghai Salt Lake Industry. read...

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