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10.10.2012

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Speciality Chemicals Company Evonik Invests Heavily in Biotechnologies

German speciality chemicals company Evonik plans further investment in its Biotech branch: The production of bio–based amino acids for animal feed shall be boosted with some €350 million by 2014, company speakers explained.

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13.08.2012

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Evonik Looks Back on 25 Years in Turkish Speciality Chemicals Market

25 years in the Turkish speciality chemicals industry: Evonik celebrates the anniversary of its regional enterprise Evonik Degussa Ticaret. today, the company offers a broad portfolio of polymers and speciality chemicals to markets in Turkey and Middle Asia...

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02.08.2012

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Evonik to Build a Methionine Complex in Singapore

Evonik plans to expand its total methionine capacities up to 580,000 metric tons p.a. in the year 2014 and raises up new methionine complex in Singapure. This project will take an investment in excess of 500 million euro.

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05.04.2012

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Process Engineers Use New Catalysts to Solve Old Problems

Catalysts, whether heterogeneous or homogenous, ignite the turbo in reactors and have what it takes to make future dreams come true. The wish list includes things like the age-old dream of using carbon dioxide as a chemical feedstock.

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07.12.2011

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Namur General Meeting – A Robust Core Process Control System Is a Platform For Innovation

What are your natural inclinations? Do you feel more comfortable with a process control system that has a proven track record, or are you by nature receptive to advanced developments and new approaches such as model predictive control, soft sensors and real time optimization? No ...

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28.11.2011

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Evonik Acquires the Pharmaceuticals Business of SurModics

Evonik Industries has reached an agreement to acquire the Pharmaceuticals business of SurModics, Inc. headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA.

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09.09.2011

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Consolidation and Asia Cause Concern Among Specialty Chemical Industry

The specialty chemicals business is bucking all the trends and is still highly profitable. Some companies are currently earning so much they’re in the mood for a shopping spree.

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26.08.2011

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Evonik to Increase Global Methyl Methacrylate Production Capabilities

Evonik Industries, one of the leading suppliers of methacrylate chemistry, is increasing the production capabilities of its Methyl Methacrylate plants throughout the world, to meet the rising demand.

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12.08.2011

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Melt Extrusion Improves Bioavailability of Low-solubility Active Agents

“The right place at the right time” — so runs the slogan of the innovative drug delivery systems and active agent formulations developed by Evonik. It has also just started applying to active agents of low solubility as well: in melt extrusion, Evonik has found a technology that ...

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21.06.2011

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New Metathesis Catalysts with High Temperature Stability and Selectivity

Metathesis plays a key role in oleochemistry to make renewable resources usable for the chemical industry. The metathesis catalysts used for this purpose must be robust and highly active to convert the raw material qualities, which are subject to frequent fluctuations and occasio...

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