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Evonik Doubles Venture Capital for Disruptive Technologies

Germany: Fund of $ 170 Million

Evonik Doubles Venture Capital for Disruptive Technologies

Evonik has launched its second venture capital fund with a volume of $ 170 million, more than doubling the amount under management to $ 282 million. The new fund is intended to help secure access to disruptive technologies and innovative business models as well as supporting the company’s digital transformation and enabling early identification of potential technology acquisition targets. read...

Saudi Aramco, Total to Invest One Billion Dollars in Saudi Fuel Retail Market

Saudi Arabia: Joint Venture

Saudi Aramco, Total to Invest One Billion Dollars in Saudi Fuel Retail Market

Both the companies have entered into a 50:50 joint venture in order to develop a network of fuel and retail services in Saudi Arabia. The aim of the initiative is to offer premium fuels and retail services to motorists in the country. read...

Nouryon Increases Bio-Steam Supply and Completes Organic Peroxides Expansion

The Netherlands/Mexico: Sustainability and Expansion

Nouryon Increases Bio-Steam Supply and Completes Organic Peroxides Expansion

The move is expected to reduce CO2 emissions by up to 50,000 tonnes per year at Nouryon’s salt production site at Hengelo, in the Netherlands. The company has also more than doubled capacity for emulsion-based organic peroxides at its site in Los Reyes, Mexico to meet increased customer demand in the North American PVC market. read...

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Digitalization Conquers Global Chemical Sales, Are You Ready?

Chemical Marketplace

Digitalization Conquers Global Chemical Sales, Are You Ready?

02/11/2019 - In the age of digitization Chemical Distribution is facing new challenge. International trading platform like Alibaba and Amazon Business are changing the rules. Now, the german start up Pinpools has created an independent B2B platform to connect chemical business. read...

Perspectives for the Plant Construction Kit: Modular Engineering between Skids and Package Units

Modular Engineering, Skids and Package Units

Perspectives for the Plant Construction Kit: Modular Engineering between Skids and Package Units

01/17/2019 - Skids, package units and flexible modules: The trends and facts in modular plant engineering – Flexible like a construction kit and powerful like a made-to-measure system: Modularisation has the potential to herald in a new era of plant construction. However, on the way there, there are not only technical hurdles to overcome — definitions are also being fought over. An status-report between PED, process skids and MTP. read...

Extended Analysis Capabilities: How Valve Intelligence Supports Plant Monitoring

Valve Monitoring and Management

Extended Analysis Capabilities: How Valve Intelligence Supports Plant Monitoring

01/08/2019 - Comprehensive valve monitoring for improved valve management — Modern control valves are able to capture and store a bunch of operational data. So it is possible to monitor and elaborate available information around those assets to predict failures. Appropriate counter measures prevent plant shutdowns, which positively influences production efficiency. Additionally, plant managers are able to schedule necessary maintenance and to minimize wear, thus significantly reducing the cost of operation — another key issue for profitable operation. As a repetitive process the analysis and calculations during operation enable valuable improvements. read...

Enter the Integrated All-in-One Solution For The Lab

Integrated End-to-end Solution

Enter the Integrated All-in-One Solution For The Lab

12/17/2018 - Now there is a new integrated end-to-end solution for all processes in the laboratory involving solids — Anyone looking to bring innovative pharmaceutical products onto the market quickly needs future-proof scalable solutions for laboratory systems that meet the growing demands on performance, safety and process efficiency — like the new Multilab, which can do everything from laboratory applications and feasibility studies right through to process development. read...

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Lonza, Allcells Team Up for Commercialisation of Hematopoietic Primary Cells

USA: Research

Lonza, Allcells Team Up for Commercialisation of Hematopoietic Primary Cells

02/14/2019 - The partnership aims to manufacture and globally commercialise an extensive range of hematopoietic primary cells. By leveraging Allcells customisation expertise, speed and flexibility to manufacture hematopoietic cells of superior viability and quality, and with Lonza's extensive reach, it will improve the availability of highly purified cells from different tissue sources to enhance a variety of research needs. read...

Eni and Sabic Collaborate to Produce High Value Fuels and Chemicals

France: Technology

Eni and Sabic Collaborate to Produce High Value Fuels and Chemicals

02/14/2019 - Under the Agreement, both the companies will jointly develop a technology for natural gas conversion into synthesis gas to produce high value fuels and chemicals. The deal also includes building an industrial demonstration plant at Eni’s industrial premise. read...

Praxair Expands Production Capacity at Neosho Facility

USA: Industrial Gases

Praxair Expands Production Capacity at Neosho Facility

02/13/2019 - The move has been undertaken to support the rising demand of industrial gases and chemicals in South West Missouri and neighbouring parts of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Kansas. read...

Agri Chem Whey to Construct Unique Dairy Bio Refinery

Ireland: Optimisation Process

Agri Chem Whey to Construct Unique Dairy Bio Refinery

With an aim to tackle dairy waste issues, the EU-funded project, Agri Chem Whey plans to valorise over 25,000 tonnes per annum, of excess Whey Permeate and De-lactosed Whey Permeate at its first-of-a-kind bio-refinery. read...

Arkema Launches New Powder Coating Resins Facility

India: Manufacturing Plant

Arkema Launches New Powder Coating Resins Facility

To meet the demands of a fast growing powder coating market and to better serve its customers in India, the Gulf Region and surrounding countries, the company has established the new plant. 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

3D MicroPrint use the FT4 Powder Rheometer to push AM to its limits

3D MicroPrint GmbH (Chemnitz, Germany), a company pioneering the use of Additive Manufacturing (AM) ...

EPC Group

Unifi relies on know-how from Germany: EPC Engineering & Technologies GmbH provides technology for PET plant modification

Flexibility in plant operation thanks to variPIPE®: this is what U.S.-based company Unifi Manufacturing, ...

MATCON Ltd.

Matcon Supports Evesham Vale Community Charity

Evesham-based Powder Handling experts Matcon have been working closely over the last 12 months with local charity, ...

HIMA Paul Hildebrandt GmbH

HIMA and genua forge strategic partnership for security

HIMA Paul Hildebrandt GmbH, world's leading independent provider of smart safety solutions for industrial applications, ...

GIG Karasek GmbH

GIG Karasek delivers one of the largest MVR-Evaporation Plants worldwide to South Africa

GLOGGNITZ: GIG Karasek, a member of the Dr. Aichhorn Group, delivers one of the largest evaporation plants worldwide with mechanical vapor recompression (MVR) ...