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Bluewing Midstream Begins Construction for Phase II Expansion Project in Texas

USA: Liquid Storage

Bluewing Midstream Begins Construction for Phase II Expansion Project in Texas

On completion, the new phase is expected to add 300,000 barrels of new liquids storage capacity to the project. The overall project including the new phase will provide 1.1 million barrels of storage capacity and will cater to the South Texas market as well as export to other global markets. read...

Hyundai Chemical to Use Univation’s Technology for New HDPE Plant

Korea: Plant Engineering

Hyundai Chemical to Use Univation’s Technology for New HDPE Plant

Hyundai Chemical Company’s 300 kTA high-density polyethylene plant will utilise Univation Technologies’ Unipol PE Technology for the project. The new plant is expected to be constructed in the Republic of Korea. read...

Emerson to Enhance Cybersecurity and Modernize Automation Software at BASF's Lampertheim Facility

Germany: Multi-Million-Dollar Contract

Emerson to Enhance Cybersecurity and Modernize Automation Software at BASF's Lampertheim Facility

As part of its five-year investment to boost capacity and operational excellence within its global plastics additives business, BASF has awarded Emerson a multi-million-dollar contract to modernize automation software and controllers at its specialty chemical production facility in Lampertheim, Germany. These enhancements are to help the world’s largest chemical manufacturer increase production flexibility and enhance operations. read...

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How to Reduce the Trials for Sealing Elements: Work Smarter, not Harder!

Sealing Characteristics

How to Reduce the Trials for Sealing Elements: Work Smarter, not Harder!

16/05/2019 - How to reduce the trial period for experimental investigations of sealing elements by using the Kalman filter — The Kalman filter can be used to economize experimental investigations of sealing elements. In these investigations, the emission characteristics of sealing elements are determined to describe the sealing behavior. One of the most significant emission parameters is the total leakage rate. read...

Titanium, Fighting Against Corrosion: Pumps for the Refinery Industry

Titanium Process Pumps

Titanium, Fighting Against Corrosion: Pumps for the Refinery Industry

16/05/2019 - API610 process pumps for one of the biggest and most modern refineries in Russia — Delivering pumps for the petrochemical industry is no easy task for suppliers: Not only, that compliance with international standards is required, the used materials have to be handled according to the highest demands. Especially, when materials like titanium are in needed. read...

Application of NIR spectroscopy for in-depth comprehension of blending units

Blending Technology

Application of NIR spectroscopy for in-depth comprehension of blending units

10/05/2019 - Blending is an important process step in the manufacture of pills and other oral solid dosages. The latest FDA Guidelines focus particularly on a continuous verification of this process step. Learn more about monitoring the blend by means of NIR spectroscopy. read...

Optimal Sizing of Pellets

Plansifters

Optimal Sizing of Pellets

10/05/2019 - Sifting machines guarantee high quality of pharmaceutical productions as they size pills. But pharmaceutical manufacturers require for the sizing process not only high throughput. Sifters need to fulfill hygienic and explosion protection requirements. read...

NEWS

Wuxi STA and Dizal Pharmaceutical Collaborate for CMC Development

China: Pharma Partnership

Wuxi STA and Dizal Pharmaceutical Collaborate for CMC Development

22/05/2019 - Under the agreement, Wuxi STA will become the preferred CDMO partner of Dizal Pharmaceutical for the production of GMP. With this, Wuxi STA will provide integrated CMC process research and manufacturing services from API to drug product. read...

Air Liquide and ST Microelectronics Join Hands for Developing Digital Solutions

France: Digital Transformation

Air Liquide and ST Microelectronics Join Hands for Developing Digital Solutions

21/05/2019 - Air Liquide and ST Microelectronics have plans to enter into a collaboration in order to develop digital solutions for industrial applications. Both the companies aim to identify cases where ST’s technologies prove ideal for industrial and logistics needs following which a prototype of the selected digital solution will be created and then be tested in Air Liquide’s operating environments. read...

BASF to Construct Engineering Plastics and Thermoplastic Polyurethanes Plants

China: Facility Development

BASF to Construct Engineering Plastics and Thermoplastic Polyurethanes Plants

21/05/2019 - The plants will be built at BASF’s Verbund site in Zhanjiang, China and are expected to cater to the global demand for engineering plastics and TPU. The company has plans to invest 10 billion dollars in the Verbund site. read...

Finnish Companies Start Three Water Projects in China

Water Supply and Treatment

Finnish Companies Start Three Water Projects in China

Finnish companies Stora Enso and Kemira have started the construction work for pilot projects addressing water-related issues in three villages in Guangxi Province in Southern China. read...

Scientists Identify Key Proteins in the Formation of Rubber

Rubber from Dandelions

Scientists Identify Key Proteins in the Formation of Rubber

How is the rubber contained in a dandelion’s milky white fluid formed? A team led by scientists from Münster University and from the Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology, IME, (Münster branch), has now identified proteins which play a key role in the production of rubber in the plant. read...

Whitepaper

Contract Synthesis Manufacturing

Custom Manufacturing: How to Survive in Changing Markets

The situation for contract manufacturers is challenging. Operating in a highly competitive market, companys have to transform challenges into opportunities. The white paper describes the situation of this particular industry and survival strategies. read...

Company News

Freeman Technology Ltd

Understanding Powders for Additive Manufacturing Seminar

Powder flow specialists, Freeman Technology, will be hosting an ‘Understanding Powders for Additive Manufacturing’ seminar on the 11th June 2019 at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, ...

Kelvion Holding GmbH

Kelvion launches two new products for transforming waste heat into energy

Industrial facilities and power plants generate waste heat that is usually released into the air. ...

ANTARES VISION

Track & Trace: a turnkey solution from experience in the field

Antares Vision, the world’s leading provider of vision control systems, track & trace solutions and smart data management, ...

Glatt Ingenieurtechnik GmbH

Glatt will present small fluid bed system for large agglomeration requirements

Compact, fast, economical: Glatt's new plant system starts continuous production of added-value ingredients after an installation time of just 12 days.

TRM Filter d.o.o.

Powtech 2019

It is coming up soon: Powtech Nürnberg opens on April 9, 2019!

MATCON Ltd.

Grant Munro joins Matcon in the role of Operations Director

We are pleased to welcome Grant Munro as our Operations Director. ...