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Euro Chem Enters into Multi-Year Agreement with American Plant Food

USA: Fertilisers

Euro Chem Enters into Multi-Year Agreement with American Plant Food

Euro Chem has signed an agreement with American Plant Food for supplying fertilisers to its blending business. The fertiliser company will supply mixed shipments of N, P and K fertilisers to APF for handling, marketing, sales and distribution. read...

Air Products Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Headquarters

USA: Office Space

Air Products Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Headquarters

More than 200 people attended Air Product’s event which included a construction celebration as well as a ceremonial groundbreaking for its new global headquarters in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, USA. Under the new plan, the headquarters will comprise a modern office along with a R&D facility. read...

Air Liquide to Invest 270 Million Dollars Plus in U.S. Gulf Coast

USA: Engineering

Air Liquide to Invest 270 Million Dollars Plus in U.S. Gulf Coast

Air Liquide has entered into an agreement with Methanex Corporation to supply oxygen, nitrogen and utilities to its upcoming methanol plant expansion project in Louisiana. With an aim to serve Methanex and its other customers in Geismar and Baton Rouge, the company has plans to make the heavy investment in the region. read...

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Re-Thinking EPC Business Models

New Work in Engineering Business

Re-Thinking EPC Business Models

20/08/2019 - Say goodbye to the Lump-Sum-Turnkey-Project: Engineering of the future has to be networked, cooperative and transparent — The necessity to re-think the way EPC companies do business in the digital age is one of the key findings of a recent benchmark study. This requires a completely new work from technology-loving plant engineers. The hunt for new ideas and competent minds is in full swing... read...

Coating Goes Conti

Continuous Tablet Coating

Coating Goes Conti

19/08/2019 - Continuous tablet coating is now part of the Modcos continuous production line — Following the introduction of the continuous Glatt Modcos system, Glatt is working together with partner Driam to close a gap in the production process by incorporating continuous tablet coating. Like Modcos, the continuous Driaconti-T system enables complete traceability of every tablet as well as precise and reproducible setting of the retention time in the process. read...

How Sensors Ensure Precise Filling in Yoghurt Production

Level Measurement

How Sensors Ensure Precise Filling in Yoghurt Production

26/07/2019 - The yoghurt producer La Fageda has been proving every day for 25 years that a business run by a team of people including persons with disabilities can be successful. The recipe for this is a mix of solid personal commitment, local raw materials and a clever marketing concept — and a perfectly coordinated sensor technology as an important “ingredient”. read...

How an EPC Optimizes Selection of Closed Drain Drum Pump

Natural Gas — a Special Challenge for Pumps

How an EPC Optimizes Selection of Closed Drain Drum Pump

26/07/2019 - Natural gas is not only a flammable, but also a corrosive medium. The production process requires the use of robust systems and equipment — as an application from North Africa shows. read...

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Research Paves Way for Carbon-Free Cement Production

USA: Carbon Emissions

Research Paves Way for Carbon-Free Cement Production

19/09/2019 - Cement production currently causes 8 % of global carbon emissions. If cement production were a country, it would be the world’s third-largest emitter. Now, MIT researchers have found a way to eliminate carbon emissions from cement production. read...

Evonik Starts Construction of New Polyamide 12 Complex in Marl

Germany: Groundbreaking Ceremony

Evonik Starts Construction of New Polyamide 12 Complex in Marl

19/09/2019 - Evonik has officially begun construction on its largest investment to date in Germany. A ceremony, which was also attended by customers, employees, and representatives from the world of politics, signaled the launch of the polyamide 12 project in Marl. read...

Petrofac Wins Maintenance Services Contract from Al Dhafra Petroleum

UAE: Onshore Support

Petrofac Wins Maintenance Services Contract from Al Dhafra Petroleum

19/09/2019 - Under the terms of the contract, Petrofac will provide maintenance services for Al Dhafra Petroleum’s Haliba field which is located onshore along the south-east border of Abu Dhabi, UAE. 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...

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Climate Change

Can Corporate Renewable Sourcing be the Solution?

RE100 companies have blazed a trail, but it's the next wave of corporates who need to start their journey if we are to reverse climate change. What are the opportunities? What are the barriers and how can they be overcome? What options are available? read...

Company News

Weka AG

EcoVadis 2019

WEKA AG has become even more sustainable since last year: The company in Bäretswil, ...

Freeman Technology Ltd

Optimize your process by understanding powder behavior

Visit Freeman Technology, the powder flow specialists, on booth #318 to learn about the importance of understanding powder flow and behavior. ...

EPC Group

Successful commissioning: EPC Engineering & Technologies builds plant for the production of sodium dimethyldithiocarbamate

The plant planned and constructed by EPC Engineering & Technologies GmbH for the production of sodium dimethyldithiocarbamate was successfully commissioned in June 2019 after only two years of planning and construction time.

MG2 s.r.l.

MG2 starts a new revolution in the capsule filling market

The innovative EXTRUDOR ™ powder dosing unit designed by MG2 will be introduced for the first time at Pack Expo show

MATCON Ltd.

Powder Handling Systems - streamlining your operations, improving product quality and helping you increase your margins

With industry leading technical standards and our patented Cone Valve Technology we can overcome all manner of powder flow problems.

Glatt Ingenieurtechnik GmbH

Optimizing particle design to meet increasingly stringent sustainability demands

Meet the Glat experts @ SEPAWA 2019, booth C529: Fluidized bed and spouted bed solutions enable sustainable product design and reduce packaging requirements. ...