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Clariant to Distribute Agrochemical Product from Eastman

Switzerland: Agrochemical Formulations

Clariant to Distribute Agrochemical Product from Eastman

Clariant and Eastman Chemical Company announced an exclusive cooperation agreement for the distribution of the latter's Tamisolve NxG solvent, a low-tox and effective solvent for the agrochemical industry. read...

Perstorp Sells Caprolactone Business to Ingevity for 669 Million Dollars

UK: Business Deal

Perstorp Sells Caprolactone Business to Ingevity for 669 Million Dollars

Under the deal, Ingevity will take over Perstorp UK which comprises of the firm’s entire caprolactone business. With this sale, the Perstorp Group is now aiming to develop its Polyol, Oxo and Feed businesses. read...

Tronox Files Motion for Presenting Solution Regarding its Cristal Acquisition

USA: Titanium Dioxide

Tronox Files Motion for Presenting Solution Regarding its Cristal Acquisition

The proposed solution comprises a proposed 700 million dollar divestiture of the two-plant Ashtabula TiO2 complex to Ineos Enterprises. It also mentions that the complex would be held separate until the proposed divestiture is pending. read...

Featured Content

5 Things Every Executive Should Know About Optimizing Whole-Life Asset Value

Going Digital

5 Things Every Executive Should Know About Optimizing Whole-Life Asset Value

12/06/2018 - In this decade Chemical Industry is facing two mega-trends: the collapse in the price of commodities and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The importance of asset performance is a compelling response to the opportunities and threats resulting from this. But how to maximize performance of existing assets? read...

There is no alternative to testing when it comes to grinding new products

Grinding Technology

There is no alternative to testing when it comes to grinding new products

12/04/2018 - The mills used to manufacture pharmaceuticals are becoming increasingly diverse: New requirements are demanding optimised processes and innovative approaches. But the sums all have to add up in the end despite all the technical possibilities. read...

Playfully Light — How Modular Automation is Becoming Part of Everyday Life

Modular Automation

Playfully Light — How Modular Automation is Becoming Part of Everyday Life

12/03/2018 - The advantages of flexible automation solutions have long been talked about, and now it comes down to putting them into practice. In doing so, the aim is to link the respective smart modules in such a way that the overall plant runs in harmony. ABB shows that it has mastered all the parts in the orchestra. read...

Choosing the Best Filtration Solution for your Process Cooling Application

Filtration Technology

Choosing the Best Filtration Solution for your Process Cooling Application

12/03/2018 - Operators of process engineering plants fear little more than production downtime. Even for process cooling applications it is essential to find the right filtration solution. Here you can read what you have to take into account. read...

NEWS

EU Chemical Industry Optimistic for 2019

Belgium: Chemical Market

EU Chemical Industry Optimistic for 2019

12/12/2018 - The European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) has forecasted that the growth of the EU chemical industry will stabilise in the coming year. The council is also predicting a 0.5 % growth in the next year as compared to 2018. read...

Lanxess Expands Production of Flame Retardants

Germany: Investment of Around $ 226 Million

Lanxess Expands Production of Flame Retardants

12/12/2018 - Lanxess announced plans to strengthen its global asset base for flame retardant additives with investments of around $ 226 million over the next three years. read...

Lotte Invests 3.5 Billion Dollars for Indonesia's Largest Petrochemical Plant

Indonesia: Ethylene Production

Lotte Invests 3.5 Billion Dollars for Indonesia's Largest Petrochemical Plant

12/11/2018 - Scheduled to be completed in 2023, the petrochemical plant will aim to meet the company’s demand for ethylene in the country. In addition to this, it will also cater to the rising domestic demand which is expected to outpace the global order. read...

Ingevity Commences Production at its New 20 Million Dollar Facility

China: Activated Carbon Plants

Ingevity Commences Production at its New 20 Million Dollar Facility

The newly built activated carbon extrusion plant in Changshu has been established to cater to the growing demand of pelletised carbon products. The facility employs 80 people and also comprises a new extrusion line. read...

Mc Dermott Wins Feed Contract for Meridian Energy’s Grassroots Refinery

USA: Engineering

Mc Dermott Wins Feed Contract for Meridian Energy’s Grassroots Refinery

Capable of handling 49,500 barrels per day, the new refinery is expected to produce ultra-low sulfur diesel and premium gasoline. The plant will also make use of modern technology in order to improve operational efficiency. 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

Understanding Powder Behavior in Food, Pharma and Chemical Industries - Free Seminar

Powder flow specialists, Freeman Technology will be co-hosting a free seminar with Evonik Corporation on February 27th 2019 at Evonik’s facility in Piscataway, ...

MG2 s.r.l.

MG2 at DDL Conference 2018

Another engagement for MG2 to keep updating on the inhalation advances

HIMA Paul Hildebrandt GmbH

Flexible interlocking solution with HIMA technology safeguards shunting junction in French-speaking Switzerland

BÄR Bahnsicherung deploys an innovative CENELEC SIL4 interlocking system based on Commercial off-the-Shelf (COTS) ...

MATCON Ltd.

Join Matcon at P-Mec India - Stand 11.D23

We are pleased to be heading to Delhi for this year’s P-Mec India exhibition being held between 12-14 December. ...

EPC Group

ZPC to select EPC Group’s variPLANT® Technology for their 2nd Phase Polycarbonate Project

Zhejiang Petroleum and Chemical Co., Ltd. (ZPC) and EPC Group have concluded another contract for the realization of the 2nd phase polycarbonate project located on Dayushan Island, ...