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Turkish Pharma Forecast to Grow by 15.6 %

Turkey: CPhI Istanbul Shares Trends and Challenges

Turkish Pharma Forecast to Grow by 15.6 %

06/26/2016 - Experts and executives debated the region’s major opportunities and challenges during CPhI Istanbul. Key growth factors mentioned there, were outsourcing, vaccine development and biotechnology emerging as major trends. read...

Covestro Expands Capacities

Germany: Foam Components

Covestro Expands Capacities

06/26/2016 - Materials manufacturer Covestro announced the expansion of their production capacity of the foam component MDI at the site Brunsbüttel. read...

PCIC Europe

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 The technology often does not live up to its full potential when regulated in an insufficient or outdated manner.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...

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

Explosion Protection

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

03/22/2016 - 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...

Pharma & Food

PAT is The Key to a Better Process

Process Analytical Technology

PAT is The Key to a Better Process

06/24/2016 - Process analysis technology permeates every aspect of pharmaceutical production — Improved process understanding, higher process reliability, and fewer rejects: PAT techniques can achieve all this and more. read...

Quality by Design: How to Harvest the Benefits?

Gert Moelgaard about Trends in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Quality by Design: How to Harvest the Benefits?

06/23/2016 - Quality by Design is decried as a theoretical, academic and complex system. In the meantime, it is set as a standard in the US pharmaceutical industry. In Europe, the concept is slowly accepted. Fact is: Development based on QbD will be safer, faster and more agile. read...

Brexit Referendum: Why Chemicals and Pharma Will Be Hit Hardest

Update: Brexit Insights

Brexit Referendum: Why Chemicals and Pharma Will Be Hit Hardest

06/22/2016 - The chemical industry could be the first to feel the immediate impact of Britain’s possible vote on exiting the EU: recent studies show that the branch could be affected by a seven billion pounds loss in exports, making it the hardest hit of all British industries… read...

Heat Transfer

More Resistant Ball Valve

Refrigeration Systems

More Resistant Ball Valve

06/21/2016 - Hantemp Controls has expanded its line of ball valves designed to withstand the corrosive and harsh environments of today’s refrigeration systems. read...

Business & Economics

Creating Innovation: US Network for Innovation

Research and Manufacturing

Creating Innovation: US Network for Innovation

06/24/2016 - With a vision to create manufacturing innovation hubs across the country, President Obama launched the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI) in 2012, recognizing the importance of keeping the United States at the forefront of innovative research and manufacturing. read...

AB Orders 115 Jenbacher Biogas Engines

Italy: Biogas Repowering Project

AB Orders 115 Jenbacher Biogas Engines

06/24/2016 - GE’s Distributed Power business announced that the Italian company AB has purchased 115 of GE’s high-efficiency Jenbacher Type 3 and Type 4 biogas engines. read...

Gas-to-Liquids Technology

Canada: Methanole Plant for Efficient Gas Utilization

Gas-to-Liquids Technology

06/24/2016 - Primus Green Energy announced plans to develop and deliver a 160 metric tonnes per day methanol plant to an operating site in Alberta, Canada. read...

Water Treatment

MIDC Ties Up with Endress+Hauser – Installs 1800 mm Flow Meters to Check Leakages

India: Installation of Flow Meters

MIDC Ties Up with Endress+Hauser – Installs 1800 mm Flow Meters to Check Leakages

06/15/2016 - Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation’s (MIDC) major industrial unit near Trans Thane Creek (TTC) at Shil phata, Navi Mumbai has installed a 1800 mm diameter flow meter made by Swiss major Endress+Hauser on MIDC’s pipeline that harnesses water from Barvi dam via Jambhul water treatment plant. read...

Oil & Gas

KBR Awarded EPC Contract by Monroe Energy

USA: Ultra-Low-Sulfur Gasoline Project

KBR Awarded EPC Contract by Monroe Energy

06/24/2016 - KBR has been awarded a contract to provide Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) services to Monroe Energy for the company's Tier 3 Ultra-Low-Sulfur Gasoline Project at Monroe's Refinery in Trainer, USA. read...