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Growth Strategy for Thermoplastics Resins

USA: Braskem Starts Up New Plant

Growth Strategy for Thermoplastics Resins

01/23/2017 - Braskem announced the startup of its new UTEC Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) production plant at its La Porte, Texas site. read...

Vibrant Three Day Event for Industry in Gujarat

India: Event Report

Vibrant Three Day Event for Industry in Gujarat

01/23/2017 - The 8th edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit took place in the state of Gujarat, catering to national and global industrial fields. A host of companies from alll sectors of industry were part of it. 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 The technology often does not live up to its full potential when regulated in an insufficient or outdated manner.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

Got Milk? Cutting the Energy Bill of Dairy Production

Thermal Processing

Got Milk? Cutting the Energy Bill of Dairy Production

01/18/2017 - Energy-aware dairy plant cuts costs – Schneider Electric has designed innovative solutions for the dairy industry, which reduces energy consumption by improved controls through its tested validated documented control blocks. read...

Exclusive Production of Imaging Contrast Media

Spain: Merck Opens Production Facility for Meglumine

Exclusive Production of Imaging Contrast Media

01/17/2017 - Merck announced the opening of a new, ICH Q7-compliant facility dedicated to the production of meglumine, a unique pharmaceutical excipient and component of contrast imaging media. read...

Beverage Packaging Market Report 2016–2026

Global Report

Beverage Packaging Market Report 2016–2026

01/16/2017 - The latest report from business intelligence provider Visiongain offers a comprehensive overview of the global beverage packaging market. Visiongain assesses that this market will generate revenues of $112.4 billion in 2016. read...

Heat Transfer

Harper Designs Advanced Thermal System

Belgium: Battery Materials for Prayon

Harper Designs Advanced Thermal System

11/03/2016 - Harper International has been awarded a contract for a high volume Rotary furnace system by Prayon, headquartered in Belgium. read...

Business & Economics

Russia: 20th International trade fair for plastics and rubber

Interplastica 2017

Russia: 20th International trade fair for plastics and rubber

01/23/2017 - Interplastica is the industry's leading fair for Russia. read...

Corpus Christi Complex Expansion Completed

USA: Increase of Ethylene Capacity by 2 Billion Pounds

Corpus Christi Complex Expansion Completed

01/23/2017 - Lyondell Basell announced completion of the 800 million pounds-per-year ethylene expansion project at the company's Corpus Christi, Texas, site. read...

Iran and China to Sign $ 3 Billion Contract

Iran: Upgrade of Refineries

Iran and China to Sign $ 3 Billion Contract

01/23/2017 - Downstreamtoday reports that Iran and China will sing a $ 3 billion contract next month to upgrade Iran's oil refining capacity. read...

Water Treatment

Municipal Development Contracts

India: SPML Infra to Supply Infrastructure Facilities

Municipal Development Contracts

01/19/2017 - SPML Infra Limited has received several new orders for Power Substation, Rooftop Solar Power Plant, Water & Wastewater Treatment, and Municipal Solid Waste Management projects from different states in India. read...

Oil & Gas

Five-Year Extension to GES+ Contract

Saudi Arabia: Saudi Aramco Continues Partnership with SNC-Lavalin

Five-Year Extension to GES+ Contract

01/18/2017 - SNC-Lavalin announced that it has been awarded a five-year extension to its existing General Engineering Services Plus (GES+) contract with Saudi Aramco. read...