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Croda to Produce Eco Surfactants at Atlas Point Facility

USA: Bio-Based Surfactants

Croda to Produce Eco Surfactants at Atlas Point Facility

10/23/2017 - The producer of high performance ingredients and technologies, Croda, celebrated the upcoming commissioning of its latest investment at its Atlas Point manufacturing site in New Castle, Delaware. The new plant is capable of producing 100 % renewable, 100 % bio-based non-ionic surfactants, which are active emulsifying agents used in a wide range of consumer products. read...

Akzo Nobel Supports Major Project of Brazilian Company Fibria

Brazil: Eucalyptus Pulp Production

Akzo Nobel Supports Major Project of Brazilian Company Fibria

10/23/2017 - Akzo Nobel's Specialty Chemicals business has completed the expansion of a Chemical Island in Brazil to support a major project of Brazilian forestry company Fibria. read...

Chemical Industry to Use Waste Gas from Steel Factories to Make Plastic

Germany: CO2-Reduction

Chemical Industry to Use Waste Gas from Steel Factories to Make Plastic

10/21/2017 - A new consortium of 14 partners from seven countries, led by materials manufacturer Covestro, is planning to investigate how flue gas from the steel industry can be used to produce plastics in an efficient and sustainable way. read...

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IEA Discusses Expanded Cooperation for Energy Transition

France: Energy Transition

IEA Discusses Expanded Cooperation for Energy Transition

10/17/2017 - How can the transition towards clean and renewable energy be achieved? A high level meeting was conducted to discuss and expand cooperation in the energy segment. read...

The 'Smart Card': Taiwan to Ramp up IIoT-Technologies

Taiwan: Market Scenario

The 'Smart Card': Taiwan to Ramp up IIoT-Technologies

10/17/2017 - The Government of Taiwan has recognised the need to adopt smart manufacturing technologies now in order to grow in the manufacturing market in the long term. read...

It’s Time to Skill India!

Indian Pharmaceutical Industry

It’s Time to Skill India!

09/22/2017 - The Indian pharmaceutical industry has realised the need for upgrading the skills of its employees in order to stay competitive in the global market scenario. Under the guidance of the government, various initiatives have been undertaken to educate the youth and make them skill ready for their jobs. read...

Which Vacuum Pump Fits Which Chemical Process?

Vacuum Pumps

Which Vacuum Pump Fits Which Chemical Process?

09/20/2017 - The efficiency champion takes the price! Dry compressing screw vacuum pumps with a particularly high degree of efficiency in the chemical production are challenging liquid ring pumps. At first sight, it seems clear which principle leads the way. However, this may be delusional. read...

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Fluor Wins Contract for Petrochemical Project Expansion in the Philippines

Philippines: Ethylene Production

Fluor Wins Contract for Petrochemical Project Expansion in the Philippines

10/21/2017 - Fluor was awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract for the utilities, offsites and infrastructure scope of work for JG Summit’s petrochemical complex expansion in Batangas City, Philippines. read...

Celanese Announces Global Capacity Expansions

USA: Engineered Materials

Celanese Announces Global Capacity Expansions

10/20/2017 - Celanese announced plans to expand the capacity of its global compounding assets and certain product-specific manufacturing production sites to support the growth in its engineered materials business. read...

Expansion of Exxon Mobil’s Research Center

USA: R&D Facility

Expansion of Exxon Mobil’s Research Center

10/19/2017 - The enlargement of the New Jersey facility is scheduled to be complete by 2019. The new section will also include a new engine testing center, a lubricant research and development blend plant. read...

Chevron Commences LNG Production at Wheatstone

Australia: LNG Project Update

Chevron Commences LNG Production at Wheatstone

Chevron Corporation has recently announced that it has started producing liquefied natural gas (LNG) at the Wheatstone Project in Western Australia. The first cargo is on track and will be shipped in the coming weeks. The company has plans to export 8.9 million metric tons of LNG per year to customers in Asia. The first cargo is expected to be shipped in the coming weeks. read...

Jacobs JV to Provide Project Management Services for Sasol

South Africa: Engineering Services

Jacobs JV to Provide Project Management Services for Sasol

Jacobs Engineering, through its South African joint venture Jacobs Matasis, has been awarded a two-year agreement with Sasol Group Technology for project management services and specialized resources. read...

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Glatt Ingenieurtechnik GmbH

Powtech 2017: Specialty chemicals, pigments and pilot plants were hot topics at Glatt Ingenieurtechnik’s booth

Granulation, coating processes and innovative APPtec-based high-performance materials were in the spotlight - The record attendee numbers at the 20th edition of Powtech (Nuremberg, ...

AZO GmbH + Co. KG

AZO LIQUIDS – Solids meets Liquids

Low-Shear powder wetting In continuous processes and in semi-batch processes, solids are introduced using fast-rotating tools (homogenizers, ...

AZO GmbH + Co. KG

AZO DOSITAINER® and discharge base for highly flammable dusts

The AZO DOSITAINER® is a container with integrated dosing screw. It is an ideal transport and storage bin for bulk solids at medium throughput. ...

AZO GmbH + Co. KG

AZO CleanDock® – Clean docked

AZO CleanDock® is a system for docking containers at upstream dosing units. Apart from dust-free transfer between dosing units and mobile containers and decoupling from scales, ...

Freeman Technology Ltd

Visit Freeman Technology at IPB 2017 for Innovative Powder Testing Solutions

Freeman Technology will be exhibiting at IPB China (16 – 18 October 2017), at World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center, ...

Freeman Technology Ltd

Freeman Technology expands operations into Germany

Powder characterisation specialists, Freeman Technology, have expanded their global operations with the establishment of an office in Germany. ...