German China India

News

Test Procedure for Drinking Water Hoses Made Tougher

[Sponsored]

Drinking Water Oridance

Test Procedure for Drinking Water Hoses Made Tougher

Hoses and hose assemblies are key components of drinking water installations – especially outdoors. However, such hoses may be used only if they fulfill the strict conditions of the Drinking Water Ordinance. In order to protect public health for the long term, the test procedures for drinking water approval are steadily being made tougher. The Aquapal from Continental has passed all tests and is therefore one of the very few hoses that are approved for transporting water for human consumption. read...

Lanxess to Build New Plant for High-Performance Plastics

Germany: Speciality Compounds

Lanxess to Build New Plant for High-Performance Plastics

Lanxess announced that it was going to build another compounding facility for high-performance plastics at its Krefeld-Uerdingen site, Germany. read...

Clariant and Sabic Outline Intended Transaction

Germany: Memorandum of Understanding

Clariant and Sabic Outline Intended Transaction

Clariant announced an updated strategy and financial outlook as well as the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Sabic on the collaboration between the two companies in the area of high performance materials. read...

Featured Content

How to Improve Resource Efficiency in the Petrochemical Industry

Petrochemicals: Resource Efficiency

How to Improve Resource Efficiency in the Petrochemical Industry

09/06/2018 - More from less — that was the slogan of the More project, whose goal was the definition of real-time indicators for more resource efficiency in the process. But how to monitor the complex production processes of a cracker? The two consortium participants Ineos and S-Pact developed a ready-to-use feed stream analyser based on Raman Spectroscopy. A real success story paid off in cash. read...

Building Bridges Between the Continents: European–Chinese Cooporation at “VDMA Flagship Industry 4.0 Conference”

Industry 4.0/China-Europe

Building Bridges Between the Continents: European–Chinese Cooporation at “VDMA Flagship Industry 4.0 Conference”

08/31/2018 - The first “VDMA Flagship Industry 4.0 Conference” concluded on June 13, 2018. A total of more than 200 experts, scholars and visitors gathered together to exchange and discuss the current status of the manufacturing industry development and the leading technology in Germany and China. read...

Dosing Done Differently: Pump Efficiency is Energy Efficiency

Dosing Pump

Dosing Done Differently: Pump Efficiency is Energy Efficiency

08/31/2018 - A new dosage pump solution offers more than just lower life-cycle costs — Pump efficiency is energy efficiency. But do you have to sacrifice dosing accuracy for energy saving? As power consumption becomes a premier cost factor for pumps, one should consider alternative technologies. read...

Reducing Iron Fragment Contamination: Discover the Filtration Solution That Takes the Heat

Filtration/Reducing Iron Particles

Reducing Iron Fragment Contamination: Discover the Filtration Solution That Takes the Heat

08/29/2018 - How to reduce contamination from iron fragments, sand, and mineral particles in recycled cooling water — Production downtime tears a hole in manufacturers pockets. Preventing interruptions is therefore a main topic on the agenda of each production manager. Read in this article how the right filtration solution could reduce contamination in recycled cooling water and protect from system shut-downs and production loss. read...

NEWS

Textile Bioreactor Converts Waste into Biogas and Bioethanol

Sweden: Circular Economy

Textile Bioreactor Converts Waste into Biogas and Bioethanol

09/18/2018 - A multi-year collaboration between researchers within Resource Recovery at the University of Borås and a textile manufacturing company has resulted in a new type of reactor made of a textile material. The reactor transforms different kinds of waste into new products, such as biofuel. read...

Almirall and Evotec Collaborate for Dermatological Diseases

Spain: Research Cooperation

Almirall and Evotec Collaborate for Dermatological Diseases

09/17/2018 - Under the agreement, both the firms will carry out research work to develop first-in-class therapies to treat dermatological diseases. read...

Markus Regner is New Managing Director of Romaco Pharmatechnik

Germany: Appointment

Markus Regner is New Managing Director of Romaco Pharmatechnik

09/17/2018 - Markus Regner will be in charge of running the Karlsruhe-based facility along with CFO and COO of Romaco Holding, Carsten Strenger. read...

BASF Plastic Additives Middle East Announces Michael Wille as New Managing Director

Bahrain: Management Structure

BASF Plastic Additives Middle East Announces Michael Wille as New Managing Director

With his appointment, the company plans to further support the fast-growing polymer industry in the Middle East. The firm also intends to promote the local production of customer-specific antioxidant blends in the country. read...

Evonik to Expand Capacities for Hydrophobic Fumed Silica

Germany: Speciality Silica

Evonik to Expand Capacities for Hydrophobic Fumed Silica

Evonik Industries is expanding its capacities for refinement fumed silica in Rheinfelden (Germany). The Group will invest an amount in the low double-digit million dollar range to expand its Rheinfelden facility, which further processes hydrophilic silica to a hydrophobic variety. read...

Whitepaper

Ion Beam Milling

Application Booklet- How to Prepare Samples for SEM

Are you interested in reading interesting applications of ion beam milling, take a look at this specially prepared booklet. Specialists from Leica Microsystems have collected over 20 different examples featuring different samples for SEM. read...

Top 5

How to Improve Resource Efficiency in the Petrochemical Industry

Petrochemicals: Resource Efficiency

How to Improve Resource Efficiency in the Petrochemical Industry

06.09.18 - More from less — that was the slogan of the More project, whose goal was the definition of real-time indicators for more resource efficiency in the process. But how to monitor the complex production processes of a cracker? The two consortium participants Ineos and S-Pact developed a ready-to-use feed stream analyser based on Raman Spectroscopy. A real success story paid off in cash. read...

Company News

Freeman Technology Ltd

The Influence of Flow Additives on Powder Behaviour

Freeman Technology is pleased to announce the release of ‘The Influence of Flow Additives on Powder Behaviour’. ...

HIMA Paul Hildebrandt GmbH

Busy rail route operating in searing temperatures keeps on moving – with AKTOR and HIMA

Compact commercial-off-the-self (COTS) solutions make signaling technology between Athens and the nearby port in Piraeus run more effectively and safely.

GIG Karasek GmbH

Debottlenecking of the evaporation system carried out under the most challenging conditions at Sappi!

Debottlenecking of the evaporation system carried out under the most challenging conditions at Sappi! ...