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Nestlé Builds Infant Formula Plant in Russia

Russia: 30 Million Dollar Investment

Nestlé Builds Infant Formula Plant in Russia

10/16/2017 - Nestlé has laid the foundation stone for its first infant formula plant in Russia. The investment of approx. $30,77 million is in line with the company’s strategy to increasingly focus capital spending on the high-growth food and beverage categories of coffee, petcare, infant nutrition and bottled water. read...

Praxair to Supply Gases to Shanghai Huali Microelectronics

China: Semiconductor Industry

Praxair to Supply Gases to Shanghai Huali Microelectronics

10/16/2017 - Praxair has signed a long-term contract to supply nitrogen, high purity oxygen, helium and other gases to Shanghai Huali Microelectronics Corporation (HLMC), a subsidiary of Huahong Group, based in Shanghai. read...

Bayer to Sell Crop Science Businesses to BASF

Germany: Acquisition of Monsanto

Bayer to Sell Crop Science Businesses to BASF

10/16/2017 - In light of the planned acquisition of Monsanto, Bayer has signed an agreement to sell selected Crop Science businesses to BASF for € 5.9 billion (approx. $ 6.97 billion). read...

Wireless Technologies as a Basis for Industrial IoT Adoption

USA: Smart Factories

Wireless Technologies as a Basis for Industrial IoT Adoption

10/15/2017 - Emerson predicts the next 10 years will see exponential growth in the adoption of wireless and pervasive sensing applications that help companies maximise safety and reliability, optimise production and enable Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) strategies. read...

DSM Expands Capacity for Fiber Optic Materials in Asia

Taiwan: UV Curable Coatings

DSM Expands Capacity for Fiber Optic Materials in Asia

10/15/2017 - Royal DSM has increased production capacity with the addition of the DSM-AGI Taiwan facility for production of UV curable coatings for its fiber optic materials business in order to provide a local supply chain for the Asian market. read...

Celanese Announces Completion of Debottlenecking Projects

USA: Engineered Materials

Celanese Announces Completion of Debottlenecking Projects

10/15/2017 - Celanese announced the completion of key debottlenecking projects and product transfers at its global manufacturing facilities to support customer demand and project pipeline growth in the company’s engineered materials business. read...

Wood Awarded Multi-Million Dollar Refinery Contract by Total

UK: Onshore Maintenance Services

Wood Awarded Multi-Million Dollar Refinery Contract by Total

10/12/2017 - Wood has been awarded a new multi-million dollar contract by Total, supporting their Lindsey Oil Refinery located in North Killinghome, Lincolnshire, UK. read...

Air Products Extends Operation and Maintenance of Barrick Goldstrikes's Oxygen Plant

USA: Gild Mining

Air Products Extends Operation and Maintenance of Barrick Goldstrikes's Oxygen Plant

10/12/2017 - Air Products signed a contract with Barrick Goldstrike that extends its long-standing agreement to operate and maintain Barrick’s oxygen plant in Elko, Nevada. read...

Akzo Nobel to Double Capacity at Organic Peroxides Plant in China

China: Major Expansion

Akzo Nobel to Double Capacity at Organic Peroxides Plant in China

10/12/2017 - Akzo Nobel's Specialty Chemicals business has entered the next phase of a major expansion at its organic peroxides facility in Ningbo, China, which will increase production capacity by more than 100 % by the third quarter of 2018. read...

Pfizer Announces Strategic Restructuring of its Healthcare Businesses

USA: Consumer Healthcare

Pfizer Announces Strategic Restructuring of its Healthcare Businesses

10/12/2017 - Pfizer said that a range of options will be considered, including a full or partial separation of the Consumer Healthcare business from Pfizer through a spin-off, sale or other transaction. read...