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Zeochem Invests in Absorbents Production Line in the US

USA: Molecular Sieves

Zeochem Invests in Absorbents Production Line in the US

03/23/2017 - Zeochem announces a multi-million dollar plant investment at its manufacturing site in Louisville. The company is increasing its production capacity with a new adsorbents line. read...

Fluor’s Stork Awarded Five-Year Contract by Huntsman

USA: Maintenance Contract

Fluor’s Stork Awarded Five-Year Contract by Huntsman

03/23/2017 - Fluor announced that Stork, Fluor’s maintenance, modification and asset integrity segment, was awarded a five-year contract by Huntsman International, for maintenance and sustaining small capital projects at four of its differentiated chemicals manufacturing sites in Texas. read...

PCIC Europe

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

Explosion Protection

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

08/24/2016 - 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...

Petrochemical Industry has Projects Worth 162 Billion in the Pipeline: Iran, China and US to Become Petro-Hotspots

Petrochemical Industry

Petrochemical Industry has Projects Worth 162 Billion in the Pipeline: Iran, China and US to Become Petro-Hotspots

06/01/2016 - The worldwide petrochemical industry will experience significant growths within the next five years, recent figures indicate – Yet, this growth is not equally distributed: While markets in China, the US or Iran are thriving… read...

Stop the Energy Guzzlers: This is how Pumps Learn to Think!

PCIC Europe: Pump Automation

Stop the Energy Guzzlers: This is how Pumps Learn to Think!

04/12/2016 - Process pumps do not have an easy job, more so in the downstream industry. It is useful to have strong partners on your side in this industry — Be it a refinery or a chemical facility, pumps in all sizes are the ubiquitous workhorses of the branch. However, pumps are also one of the biggest cost factors in the production facility. The technology often does not live up to its full potential when regulated in an insufficient or outdated manner. This is exactly when modern automation and pump management concepts come into play. read...

Pharma & Food

A Packaging-Pacemaker for High-Speed Serialisation

Packaging/Labelling

A Packaging-Pacemaker for High-Speed Serialisation

03/22/2017 - Integra 520 V is the fastest of the robotic blister packaging lines made by Marchesini. It is a perfect fit for the new labeller by Neri BLA 525 and the new fast bundler FA 04 by Multipack, which are both built to manage the flow of 500 cartons a minute. read...

Intelligent Downsizing for Modern Analytics

Laboratory Pumps

Intelligent Downsizing for Modern Analytics

03/22/2017 - The requirements for modern analytical instruments are changing: users in research facilities increasingly rely on low-noise, oil-free vacuum solutions to avoid contamination and, above all, unnecessary noise in laboratory environments. read...

Increase in Productivity

Vacuum Process Plants

Increase in Productivity

03/20/2017 - By extending the functionality of the Ekato Unimix vacuum process plants for the production of high-quality cosmetic and pharmaceutical products, the productivity of the plants increases considerably. read...

Powder Bulk Handling

Drying Without Contamination

Vacuum Dryer

Drying Without Contamination

03/13/2017 - 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...

Heat Transfer

SPX Flow Builds Plant to Serve European Market

Poland: Local Supply of Process Equipment

SPX Flow Builds Plant to Serve European Market

02/01/2017 - SPX Flow has recently expanded production capabilities by opening a new manufacturing campus in Poland. The US based company manufactures and markets hygienic valves, plate heat exchangers, pumps, homogenizers and process systems designed for use in dairy, food, beverage, pharmaceutical and personal care production. read...

Business & Economics

Technip Awarded Onshore Contract in Ghana

Ghana: Gas to Power Program

Technip Awarded Onshore Contract in Ghana

03/22/2017 - Technip FMC has been awarded a contract by Eni Ghana E&P Limited, a subsidiary of Eni, Ghana National Petroleum Company and Vitol, for the onshore part of the Offshore Cape Three Points development of the Sankofa field, offshore Ghana. read...

Toray’s Italian Subsidiary to Enhance Production Capacity

Italy: Material Manufacturing

Toray’s Italian Subsidiary to Enhance Production Capacity

03/22/2017 - Toray Industries decided to enhance the production capacity of Alcantara, a luxury material manufactured and sold by its subsidiary located in Milan. read...

Synthomer Awards Pöyry with Revamping Contract

Germany: Engineering Services

Synthomer Awards Pöyry with Revamping Contract

03/22/2017 - Synthomer has awarded Pöyry with the detail engineering services assignment for the revamp of its dispersion plant in Worms, Germany. read...

Water Treatment

China: Wastewater Treatment

"Dragonfly Zone" for Shanghai Chemical Industry Park to be Developed by Suez

03/15/2017 - The French company Suez has won a design contract for the rehabilitation and expansion of the discharge constructed wetland at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park, the largest petrochemical platform in Asia read...

Oil & Gas

Explosion-Protected Emergency Luminaires for all Kinds of Weather

Sfaety Lights

Explosion-Protected Emergency Luminaires for all Kinds of Weather

03/23/2017 - Emergency luminaires don't let you be kept in the dark - but the lights have to work in even the most rugged applications. Safety specialist R. Stahl now presents a newcomer to its Exlux LED portfolio with the emergency luminaires series 6009/1. read...