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Sabic, Plastic Energy to Build Facility for Refining Recycled Feedstock

The Netherlands: Petrochemicals

Sabic, Plastic Energy to Build Facility for Refining Recycled Feedstock

The move has been undertaken by Sabic to achieve its sustainability goals and also to enhance its petrochemicals business in Europe. The new plant will be used for refining and upgrading Tacoil, a valuable feedstock which will be developed from recycling plastic waste. read...

Invista Increases Production of Polyols

USA: Polyester Polyols

Invista Increases Production of Polyols

The company’s Terate aromatic polyester polyols enables formulation flexibility which proves beneficial for attaining a range of physical and flammability properties for polyurethane and polyisocyanurate foams. read...

Sika Axson renamed Sika Advanced Resins

Germany: Resin Production

Sika Axson renamed Sika Advanced Resins

Three years after its takeover, Sika Axson has been renamed Sika Advanced Resins, marking a new step in the integration of the Sika Group. 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

Lonza Collaborates with GE Healthcare to Construct Biologics Facility

China: Bio Manufacturing

Lonza Collaborates with GE Healthcare to Construct Biologics Facility

12/10/2018 - The new facility is expected to set up a strategic base in order to meet the growing demand for high-quality CDMO services in China. Lonza will also aim at manufacturing GMP-certified batches with the aid of GE Healthcare’s off-the-shelf biologics factory, KU Bio. read...

Qatar to Pull Out of Opec

Qatar: Focus on Gas Production

Qatar to Pull Out of Opec

12/08/2018 - Just before his participation in the ministerial conference of Opec, Oatar's Minister of State for Energy Affairs Al-Kaabi announced that his country would withdraw from the organization as of January 2019. He said that Qatar would focus its energy policy on gas production. read...

Haldor Topsoe to Supply Hydrogen Technology for Novatek’s Maiden Refinery

Russia: Expert Solutions

Haldor Topsoe to Supply Hydrogen Technology for Novatek’s Maiden Refinery

12/07/2018 - The company’s Convection Reformer technology will be used for producing hydrogen at Novatek’s refinery in Ust-Luga, Russia. The specialised innovation requires a small footprint and can be installed quickly at the site. read...

Borealis Introduces New Communication Platform to Promote Circular Economy Solutions

Austria: Polyolefins

Borealis Introduces New Communication Platform to Promote Circular Economy Solutions

The company has created the new platform, Ever Minds to serve the firm’s circular economy-related activities within the polyolefins industry. The platform also represents the mind-set and idea of staying smart, thoughtful and progressive. read...

Sus Chem Issues New Report for Circularity of Plastics

Belgium: Plastics

Sus Chem Issues New Report for Circularity of Plastics

The fresh report titled ‘Plastics Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda in a Circular Economy’ aims to identify the challenges of plastics circularity and defines the types of solutions needed to address them. read...

Whitepaper

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, ...