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Bilfinger to Provide Mechanical Construction and Digital Solutions for Ineos

Belgium: Multi-Million-Dollar Order

Bilfinger to Provide Mechanical Construction and Digital Solutions for Ineos

25/05/2019 - Bilfinger and Ineos are expanding their cooperation. Alongside industrial services in Germany, the Mannheim-based company will in future also be providing services to the chemicals company in Belgium. read...

Photopolymer Materials from BASF to Advance Paxis' 3D Printing Technology

Additive Manufacturing

Photopolymer Materials from BASF to Advance Paxis' 3D Printing Technology

23/05/2019 - BASF 3D Printing Solutions is to provide innovative additive manufacturing materials to Paxis LLC for their new WAV technology. This is currently in development and is designed to meet the needs of additive manufacturing users. read...

European Chemical Industry Focuses on Implementing ‘Reach’

Market Trend

European Chemical Industry Focuses on Implementing ‘Reach’

23/05/2019 - Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (Reach) is the largest environmental regulation formulated by the European Union. With the assistance of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), Reach aims at improving the quality of data present in numerous Reach dossiers. read...

Emerson to Enhance Cybersecurity and Modernize Automation Software at BASF's Lampertheim Facility

Germany: Multi-Million-Dollar Contract

Emerson to Enhance Cybersecurity and Modernize Automation Software at BASF's Lampertheim Facility

22/05/2019 - As part of its five-year investment to boost capacity and operational excellence within its global plastics additives business, BASF has awarded Emerson a multi-million-dollar contract to modernize automation software and controllers at its specialty chemical production facility in Lampertheim, Germany. These enhancements are to help the world’s largest chemical manufacturer increase production flexibility and enhance operations. read...

Air Liquide and ST Microelectronics Join Hands for Developing Digital Solutions

France: Digital Transformation

Air Liquide and ST Microelectronics Join Hands for Developing Digital Solutions

21/05/2019 - Air Liquide and ST Microelectronics have plans to enter into a collaboration in order to develop digital solutions for industrial applications. Both the companies aim to identify cases where ST’s technologies prove ideal for industrial and logistics needs following which a prototype of the selected digital solution will be created and then be tested in Air Liquide’s operating environments. read...

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Digitalization Conquers Global Chemical Sales, Are You Ready?

Chemical Marketplace

Digitalization Conquers Global Chemical Sales, Are You Ready?

11/02/2019 - In the age of digitization Chemical Distribution is facing new challenge. International trading platform like Alibaba and Amazon Business are changing the rules. Now, the German start up Pinpools has created an independent B2B platform to connect chemical business. read...

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Demand for Industrial and Specialty Gases Creates Opportunities for Plant Builders

Global Market Study

Demand for Industrial and Specialty Gases Creates Opportunities for Plant Builders

The global market for air separation plants will reach a value of $ 7.9 billion by 2028, finds a study published by Future Market Insights. China will be holding the majority of the global market share in the coming decade. A large share of the market revenue is likely to be generated by the chemical, iron and steel, healthcare, and food and beverages industries. read...

Paving the Way to a Bio-Based Future for the European Chemical Industry

Market Scenario

Paving the Way to a Bio-Based Future for the European Chemical Industry

How can the share of bio-based raw materials used in the European chemical industry be increased to 25 % by 2030? As conclusion of its two-year work, the EU project Road To Bio has published a roadmap that outlines how this goal could be achieved. Based on the analysis of nine product groups, the roadmap identifies opportunities, challenges and actions across industry, policy and civil society to advance the replacement of fossil products by bio-based products. read...

Fluor Appoints Carlos Hernandez as CEO

USA: Management Strategy

Fluor Appoints Carlos Hernandez as CEO

Carlos Hernandez was selected as Fluor’s interim chief executive officer and will succeed David T. Seaton. The company’s Board of Directors has also appointed John R. Reynolds as its new chief legal officer. read...