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During Trumps' Visit — Dow Signs Two Agreements in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia: Polymer Production

During Trumps' Visit — Dow Signs Two Agreements in Saudi Arabia

05/22/2017 - The Dow Chemical Company signed two agreements for projects in in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The company signed an agreement to construct a manufacturing facility to produce a range of polymers for coatings and water-treatment applications, and a memorandum of understanding for a feasibility study related to a proposed investment in the Company’s Performance Silicones franchise. read...

Inovyn on Track for Operation Schedule at New KOH Facility

Belgium: Potassium Hydroxide Production

Inovyn on Track for Operation Schedule at New KOH Facility

05/18/2017 - Inovyn announce that it has entered into the final phases of its project to deliver a new large scale potassium hydroxide (KOH) production facility at its Antwerp/Lillo site in Belgium. read...

Grupa Azoty Purchases Technology for Nitric Acid Production from Thyssenkrupp

Poland: Fertilizer Production

Grupa Azoty Purchases Technology for Nitric Acid Production from Thyssenkrupp

05/04/2017 - Grupa Azoty Puławy signed a contract with thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions for the grant of a licence for a nitric acid production technology, including the delivery of process documentation and key equipment, and for the supervision over plant installation and start-up. read...

Complete Emptying of Light Powders

Z-Conveyor

Complete Emptying of Light Powders

05/09/2017 - The complete emptying of transport systems is one of the main conditions for efficient and contamination-free processing of powders, grains and granular materials. In particular with the transport of light, fine powders the complete emptying of transport systems is easier said than done. read...

Ineos Expands ABS and ASA Production in Americas

Mexico: Styrenics

Ineos Expands ABS and ASA Production in Americas

05/02/2017 - Global styrenics producer Ineos Styrolution plans to increase its capacity for ASA and ABS in the Americas. The plans include the constructing a new 100 kt capacity ASA plant in Bayport, Texas and increasing the ABS capacity at its ABS/ ASA plant in Altamira, Mexico. read...

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Stirred, Not Shaken: Three Ways to Maximize the Lifetime of Agitator Parts

Wear Protection

Stirred, Not Shaken: Three Ways to Maximize the Lifetime of Agitator Parts

12/09/2016 - Wear of impellers is a problem that is often encountered in mixing applications. It is possible, however, to maximize the lifetime of agitator components by implementing appropriate measures with respect to their shape, coating or solid ceramic design or a combination of the above. read...

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Gea Opens Pharma Solids Center in Belgium

Belgium: Pharmaceuticals

Gea Opens Pharma Solids Center in Belgium

Gea has invested in a new multimillion-Euro solid dosage facility. In May this year, the company will officially open its recently expanded Pharma Solids Center (GPSC) in Wommelgem, Belgium. read...

EP Minerals to Acquire Bleaching Clay and Mineral Adsorbents Businesses from BASF

Germany/USA: Industrial Minerals

EP Minerals to Acquire Bleaching Clay and Mineral Adsorbents Businesses from BASF

BASF announced that it has signed an agreement to sell its Bleaching Clay and Mineral Adsorbents businesses to EP Minerals. read...

Clariant Opens Bleaching Earth Production Plant in Indonesia

Indonesia: Betonite Production

Clariant Opens Bleaching Earth Production Plant in Indonesia

Clariant announced the official opening of a new bleaching earth production site for its Business Unit Functional Minerals in Gresik, near Surabaya (Indonesia). read...