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Gea to Implement Sodium Bicarbonate Plant for Ciech Soda

Germany: Pharma Plant

Gea to Implement Sodium Bicarbonate Plant for Ciech Soda

Late 2017, Gea received an order by Ciech Soda Deutschland, for the development and design, delivery and installation of a plant for the production of sodium bicarbonate. Together with Chemieanlagenbau Chemnitz, this project is currently in the implementation phase. Commissioning is planned for the first quarter of 2019. read...

Phosphate JV Links Belgium and India

Forging Business Partnerships with India

Phosphate JV Links Belgium and India

Under a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed at Achema on Tuesday, Simon India will provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for a 200,000 t/y dicalcium phosphate (DCP) plant to be built by Ecophos (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium) in Gujarat, India. read...

“Shelby, What’s the Status of My Plant Today?”

Smart Assistant for Plant Automation

“Shelby, What’s the Status of My Plant Today?”

Factory Talk Analytics is a smart system that gives users clear visibility into their automation systems — even incorporating a chatbot named Shelby. Easy-to-read dashboards and an intuitive card-based interface highlight and prioritize any problems with connected devices, explained product specialist Gilles Quintelier of Rockwell Automation. read...

Featured Content

China to Herald the Age of the Plus-50GWh Power Battery

China: Market Report

China to Herald the Age of the Plus-50GWh Power Battery

06/19/2018 - “The First China Power Battery and Energy Storage Conference 2018" with the theme new energy conversion and high quality development was held in Taizhou, Jiangsu province. This conference is co-sponsored by the Ministry of Industry and the Information Technology Institute, CCID Group and Taizhou People's Government. read...

Process Skid For GMP-Compliant Manufacture of Nanoparticles

GMP-compliant manufacture of nanoparticles

Process Skid For GMP-Compliant Manufacture of Nanoparticles

06/18/2018 - A microjet reactor transforms pharmaceuticals into nanoparticles that are easily absorbed by the body. Now the patentee has scaled the process from the laboratory process to a GMP plant. The pharmaceutical company got support from a competent plant manufacturer. read...

Software For Smart Bioprocessing

Bioprocessing

Software For Smart Bioprocessing

06/11/2018 - Biotechnology-based pharmaceutical products form a growth market offering high added value. With the new “Quality by Control” approach, it will be possible to control the product quality during production in the future. Bilfinger is developing new type of software for smart bioprocessing. read...

Coating Highly Humidity Sensitive Products

Coating Pan

Coating Highly Humidity Sensitive Products

06/11/2018 - Ima Active’s coating pan for film and sugar coating processes helps Glaxo Smith Kline to reduce environmental impact while increasing efficiency. Coating highly humidity sensitive products like antibiotic tablets is challenging. Stable core temperature and the balance of thermodynamic conditions are very important and need to be tested before installing a coating pan. Imas coating pan Perfima for film and sugar coating has made the practical test at the Glaxo Smith Kline site in France. read...

NEWS

Innovating The Science Behind Sustainability

Chemical Value Chain of the Future

Innovating The Science Behind Sustainability

06/19/2018 - At Achema, Prof. Walter Leitner of the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion and Markus Steilemann, CEO of Covestro, gave a plenary lecture, Sustainable Chemical Value Chains: New Perspectives for Sector Coupling. read...

Major Chinese Pulp & Paper Company Orders 8,200 Valves from Metso

China: Control Valves

Major Chinese Pulp & Paper Company Orders 8,200 Valves from Metso

06/19/2018 - Metso has received two valve orders totaling 8,200 valves from major pulp and paper customers in China. read...

Akzo Nobel Acquires Romanian Paint Producer

Romania: Paints Business

Akzo Nobel Acquires Romanian Paint Producer

06/19/2018 - Akzo Nobel has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 % of the shares of Fabryo Corporation, a Romanian producer of decorative paints. read...

How to Transform Chemical Industry

Sustainable Chemistry

How to Transform Chemical Industry

Chemistry is facing the biggest challenge in its history: To meet the needs of a growing population in a world of scarce resources and growing environmental problems chemistry has to reinvent itself to become a key solution provider for a sustainable future. The emerging concept of Sustainable Chemistry offers a new system thinking based approach to transform the more than 150-year-old chemical industry. read...

Italian Group Acquires Stick Pack Machinery Manufacturer

FOOD, PHARMA AND COSMETICS

Italian Group Acquires Stick Pack Machinery Manufacturer

Packaging equipment specialist Marchesini has acquired Schmucker, which builds stick pack machines for food, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. Traditionally used for products like sauces and instant coffee, stick packs are becoming increasingly popular for single servings of snacks, nutraceuticals and healthcare products. read...

Top 5

The 11 Most Innovative Products and Solutions from Achema Honored

Innovation Award 2018

The 11 Most Innovative Products and Solutions from Achema Honored

13.06.18 - The innovation champions of Achema 2018 have been crowned. The eleven most innovative products have received the coveted Innovation Award out of around 100 entries. At the award ceremony, the prize winners and shortlist candidates celebrated with about 250 other guests. read...

Company News

HIMA Paul Hildebrandt GmbH

Frost & Sullivan recognizes HIMA as leader in Asia Pacific’s process safety industry

At this year's Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Best Practices Awards, HIMA, the leading independent provider of smart safety solutions, ...

Freeman Technology Ltd

Micromeritics Instrument Corp. Acquires Freeman Technology

Micromeritics Instrument Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of premium products for advanced material characterisation, ...

AZO GmbH + Co. KG

AZO CONTROLS shows at the ACHEMA solutions around the production control system Kastor

AZO CONTROLS shows at the ACHEMA solutions around the production control system Kastor Kastor has been expanded with functions for automated handling of micro quantities using AZO®RoLog New solutions from the Kastor family of products have been developed for AZO®RoLog – new ro

NETZSCH Pumpen & Systeme GmbH

NETZSCH exhibits at ACHEMA: The pump manufacturer presents three new products

NETZSCH will present its new products for the process industry at ACHEMA in Frankfurt from June 11th to 15th at booth C27 in hall 8.0. ...

DÜPERTHAL Sicherheitstechnik GmbH & Co. KG

DÜPERTHAL at the ACHEMA 2018 in Frankfurt / Main

ACHEMA – 32. World Forum and Leading Show for the Process Industries