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Gazprom Neft’s Neptune Field Attains Reserves of 415 Million Tonnes

Russia: Oil Exploration

Gazprom Neft’s Neptune Field Attains Reserves of 415 Million Tonnes

The hydrocarbon reserves are in excess of 1.6 times of the original estimate. Located in the Ayashsky licence block, well construction is being undertaken by Gazpromneft-Sakhalin. read...

Arkema to Expand Global Manufacturing Capacity of Thiochemicals

USA:Polymers

Arkema to Expand Global Manufacturing Capacity of Thiochemicals

The company has plans to increase its linear mercaptans production capacitiesin order to meet the growing demands for polymers from the transportation and electronics markets. read...

Saudi Aramco Signs MOU with Schneider Electric

Saudi Arabia: Industry 4.0

Saudi Aramco Signs MOU with Schneider Electric

The agreement will focus on solutions for the fourth industrial revolution and has been signed under the Digital Transformation Programme led by Saudi Aramco’s Technical Services. read...

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Chemicals, Hot off the Printer: Additive Manufacturing in Chemicals and Pharma

3D-Printing and Additive Manufacturing

Chemicals, Hot off the Printer: Additive Manufacturing in Chemicals and Pharma

09/17/2018 - What has advent of additive manufacturing in store for the process industry? – The 3D-printer becomes a gamechanger: While some companies set themselves apart by using customized materials or dream of the pill out of the printer, others fear the impending marginalization of the chemical industry. Gold rush or hangover? An industry is looking for answers between polymer filaments, prototypes and printed pills. read...

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...

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Arkema and Barray to Jointly Offer High Performance Composite Solutions

France: Joint Venture

Arkema and Barray to Jointly Offer High Performance Composite Solutions

09/21/2018 - Barrday and Arkema have created a joint venture to manufacture and market carbon fiber and specialty polymer tapes for the growing oil and gas industrial market. read...

Wacker to Inaugurate US-based Printing Lab by Year End

Germany: 3D Printing

Wacker to Inaugurate US-based Printing Lab by Year End

09/21/2018 - The facility will be set up to expand the company’s Aceo 3D printing services for silicone rubber and also serve the growing demand for additive manufacturing solutions in North America. read...

Nestlé Confirms Strategy for Nutrition, Health and Wellness Businesses

Switzerland: Strategy Review

Nestlé Confirms Strategy for Nutrition, Health and Wellness Businesses

09/20/2018 - As part of its regular strategy review earlier this year, Nestlé assessed its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. The board fully confirmed the company's strategic direction and resolved to sharpen its focus on food, beverage and nutritional health products. read...

Evonik to Expand Geesthacht Facility

Germany: Multi-Purpose Silicones

Evonik to Expand Geesthacht Facility

Evonik is investing a double-digit million dollar amount in the construction of a new multi-purpose facility at its Geesthacht location in Northern Germany, 30 km outside the city of Hamburg. read...

TPE Production Dominated by Asian Manufacturers

Germany: Market Study

TPE Production Dominated by Asian Manufacturers

Demand for TPE is strongly focused on the largest economic powers: Currently, processors in China, the USA, Japan, and Germany combined account for about two thirds of global demand, Ceresana says in a study. read...

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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...

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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! ...