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Messer to Build New Carbon Dioxide Plant in California

USA: CO2 Production

Messer to Build New Carbon Dioxide Plant in California

23/03/2019 - Shortly after acquiring new companies in America, industrial gases specialist Messer is investing in the construction of a new CO2 plant in Keyes, California. The plant produces 450 tonnes of carbon dioxide per day and supplies companies in Northern California and the surrounding areas. read...

Explosion in Chinese Chemical Park Kills 47

Serious Disaster

Explosion in Chinese Chemical Park Kills 47

22/03/2019 - A big explosion at Yancheng Chemical Park claims at least 47 people dead. According to consistent media reports, a fire has broken out in the Jiangsu Tianjiayi Chemical Plant. The subsequent explosion in the facilities had a devastating effect. read...

Manufacturing Capabilities and Data Analysis make a Powerful Combination

Ongoing Optimisation

Manufacturing Capabilities and Data Analysis make a Powerful Combination

22/03/2019 - Almost uniquely in this specialist field, Topsoe is in control of the entire value chain from development to manufacturing to gathering data/feedback directly from the customers and to subsequent improvement. In the specialist world of reactor grading, the company is a one-stop shop for manufacturing, analysis and optimisation. read...

Ceresana Introduces Market Report for Stabilisers

Industry Analysis

Ceresana Introduces Market Report for Stabilisers

22/03/2019 - According to the report, the revenues generated with stabilisers are likely to reach a volume of 5.5 billion dollars until 2025. The report also highlights the significance of liquid metal soaps as well as other products. read...

Expert Representative for Plant Engineering Project Database Wanted

On Our Own Account

Expert Representative for Plant Engineering Project Database Wanted

20/03/2019 - As a senior industry expert in large-scale plant construction and engineering, are you (as a freelancer) still looking for an exciting task in retirement and would like to share your knowledge and experience? Then we have exactly the right position for you. read...

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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

17/01/2019 - 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...

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Pure Cycle Teams Up with Milliken, Nestlé to Deliver World’s First Virgin-Like Recycled Polypropylene

USA: Plastic Recycling

Pure Cycle Teams Up with Milliken, Nestlé to Deliver World’s First Virgin-Like Recycled Polypropylene

With this partnership, Pure Cycle aims to set up its first plant in Lawrence County, Ohio to restore used polypropylene (PP) plastic to 'virgin-like' quality with a revolutionary recycling method. By 2021, the plant is expected to recycle 119 million pounds of polypropylene and produce over 105 million pounds annually. read...

Global Chemical Production Continues to Grow at Low Levels

USA: ACC Market Data

Global Chemical Production Continues to Grow at Low Levels

Data collected and tabulated by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) show that global chemicals production rose 0.1 % in January. This follows a 0.3 % gain in December, stable activity in November and a 0.1 % gain in October. read...

Lanxess Expands Capacity for Benzyl Alcohol Significantly

Germany: 30-%-Increase

Lanxess Expands Capacity for Benzyl Alcohol Significantly

Lanxess announced the capacity expansion for the industrial chemical benzyl alcohol for the global market by around 30 %. read...