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Celanese to Create World’s Largest Pom Manufacturing Plant

Germany: Engineering Thermoplastic

Celanese to Create World’s Largest Pom Manufacturing Plant

The company’s current Pom production unit at the IPH facility in Frankfurt will be expanded to meet the demand of its global engineered materials business. Once completed, the project is expected to be the biggest Pom manufacturing plant across the globe. read...

Shell to Sell Shares in Sogu for 1.9 Billion Dollars

Denmark: Upstream Business

Shell to Sell Shares in Sogu for 1.9 Billion Dollars

Noreco will be purchasing Shell’s shares following which the Norway-based firm will assume all of Shell’s existing commitments and obligations, including the Tyra redevelopment and the decommissioning costs associated with the assets. read...

Consortium to Develop Largest Green Hydrogen Cluster in Europe

The Netherlands: Feasibility Study

Consortium to Develop Largest Green Hydrogen Cluster in Europe

Nouryon (formerly Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals), Tata Steel and the Port of Amsterdam have joined together to study the feasibility of a large green hydrogen cluster in the Amsterdam region. read...

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Empowering Solar Energy: How to Pump Liquid Sunshine

Pumps/Solar Power

Empowering Solar Energy: How to Pump Liquid Sunshine

09/27/2018 - High-performance pumps for challenging applications in solar systems — When it comes to using solar energy, new heat transfer media are in high demand. Among the most promising candidates are in fact molten salts. But the handling of these new thermal medias quickly proves more difficult than it appears... read...

Plastic Processing Riding on a Growth Curve

Market scenario

Plastic Processing Riding on a Growth Curve

09/26/2018 - With the demand for plastics growing, the market has also witnessed a rise in the demand for plastic processing technologies. It is here that events like Fakuma come in to display the latest and most innovative solutions for the industry of today. read...

Covestro Focuses on Polycarbonate Plastics for Electric Vehicles

Electromobility

Covestro Focuses on Polycarbonate Plastics for Electric Vehicles

09/26/2018 - At the Fakuma fair 2018, Covestro aims at exhibiting numerous fire proof battery modules, cell holders, crash absorbers and other products that are manufactured from polycarbonate plastics. All these components prove advantageous in electric as well as hybrid cars. read...

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...

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Sirio Pharma Launches Multimillion Gummy Production Plant

China: Food & Beverage

Sirio Pharma Launches Multimillion Gummy Production Plant

10/19/2018 - The 26,000 sq m gummy production plant will form a part of the ‘Centre of Excellence’ wherein the plant will produce up to 2.4 billion gummies per year. With this project, the company aims at attracting business from global markets. read...

Domo to Increase Production of Engineering Plastics at Premnitz Plant

Germany: Polyamide Compounds

Domo to Increase Production of Engineering Plastics at Premnitz Plant

10/18/2018 - After the opening of the Domo Innovation Center in Mumbai India mid-2018, Domo Engineering Plastics announced a capacity expansion in its Premnitz site, Germany, which will be operational by mid-2019. The total annual capacity expansion will be of about 20 kt. read...

Total Joins Forces With Adani Group in Gas and Fuel Retail

India: Energy Market

Total Joins Forces With Adani Group in Gas and Fuel Retail

10/18/2018 - Total and Adani Group have signed an agreement to jointly develop multi energy offers to the Indian energy market. This cooperation includes Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and Fuel Retail. read...

Chemical Industry and Unions Call on European Commission to Update Work Regulations

Belgium: Reprotoxic Substances

Chemical Industry and Unions Call on European Commission to Update Work Regulations

The chemical industry and trade unions agreed on the future framework to further protect EU workers from the risks associated with exposure to substances toxic to reproduction at the workplace. read...

Evonik Commences Production of Precipitated Silica

USA: World-Scale Production Plant

Evonik Commences Production of Precipitated Silica

Evonik Industries has started up a precipitated silica plant for the tire industry in South Carolina. The company has invested about $ 120 million in this world-scale production plant, in response to the high demand from the tire industry for precipitated silica in North America. 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...

Company News

Freeman Technology Ltd

Particle Testing Authority (PTA) announces acquisition of FT4 Powder Rheometer

Particle Testing Authority (PTA), a Division of Micromeritics Instrument Corporation, ...

Anton Paar GmbH

Anton Paar launches Cobrix 2600 Sensor, an optical inline sensor for CO2 and Brix determination

The most wanted features in soft drink process measurement Anton Paar launches Cobrix 2600 Sensor, ...

EPC Group

Successful ISO 9001 re-certification for EPC Group: TÜV Thüringen awards new Quality Management Certification

The EPC Group has again been certified by TÜV Thüringen: For years, EPC has been working according to the quality standards of ISO 9001. ...

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.