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Partnership for Bio-based Chelates Used in Detergents

The Netherlands: Chemicals Business

Partnership for Bio-based Chelates Used in Detergents

09/05/2017 - Akzo Nobel's Specialty Chemicals business and Itaconix have signed an application agreement to evaluate and develop innovative bio-based chelates for use in the consumer and industrial detergents and cleaners markets. read...

Johnson Matthey Opens Ceramic 3D Printing Facility in the UK

UK: 3D Printing

Johnson Matthey Opens Ceramic 3D Printing Facility in the UK

08/14/2017 - Johnson Matthey announced the opening of a new ceramic 3D printing facility in the UK, in order to boost the development and understanding of processes an materials involved in this technology. read...

Ineos Styrolution Steps Up Compounding Production in India

India: Polymer Production

Ineos Styrolution Steps Up Compounding Production in India

08/14/2017 - Global styrenics producer Ineos Styrolution, announced plans to increase its compounding capacity for engineering plastics by an additional 34,000 metric tonnes per annum at its Moxi plant located in Gujarat, India. read...

The Latest Preparations for Powtech Run at Full Blast

Powtech 2017

The Latest Preparations for Powtech Run at Full Blast

09/07/2017 - Will the visitor record of 16,000 for the previous event be broken this year? There is no reason why it should not be like that with regard to the focus topics of Powtech 2017. And the challenges of the bulk solid process industry are unabatedly high. Containment, traceability and, of course, digitalization demand new ideas and technologies. read...

Flexible, Dust-tight Docking of Bulk Materials Containers at Dosing Units

Docking System

Flexible, Dust-tight Docking of Bulk Materials Containers at Dosing Units

09/04/2017 - You are looking for an automatic docking system for containers? Exact dosing and weighing is just as important as contamination-free operation and product and operator protection? And last not least an easy to clean layout is a must for you? Then you will find here the right answer. read...

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Drying Without Contamination

Vacuum Dryer

Drying Without Contamination

04/14/2017 - Vacuum tray dryer with the fast washing system for cleaning of all internal parts — Producers demand for their batch process best results, safety, ergonomics and flexibility. To secure this Italian expert for vacuum drying has equipped its vacuum tray dryer with a fast washing system and some other important innovations. read...

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15th International Powder & Bulk Solids Processing Conference & Exhibition Takes Place in Shanghai

China: Powder & Bulk Handling

15th International Powder & Bulk Solids Processing Conference & Exhibition Takes Place in Shanghai

As a part of Powtech World, IPB encompasses the entire spectrum of mechanical process engineering. The exhibition will be held at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center from 16 to 18 October 2017. At the same time, the exhibition is widening its portfolio to include powder materials. read...

Akzo Nobel Announces Expansion Plans at Hilden Site

Germany: Speciality Chemicals

Akzo Nobel Announces Expansion Plans at Hilden Site

More than 500 guests celebrated 150 years of industrial production at Akzo Nobel's site in Hilden, Germany. On the occasion, the company announced plans to increase the current number of employees from 330 to 450 people. read...

Thierry Vanlancker Follows Ton Büchner as CEO of Akzo Nobel

The Netherlands: Coatings and Speciality Chemicals

Thierry Vanlancker Follows Ton Büchner as CEO of Akzo Nobel

Akzo Nobel announced that Chief Executive Ton Büchner steps down with immediate effect due to health reasons. The company has announced Thierry Vanlancker as the new CEO. read...