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Synthomer Expands Nitrile Latex Plant for 63.5 Million Dollars

Malaysia: Facility Expansion

Synthomer Expands Nitrile Latex Plant for 63.5 Million Dollars

11/16/2018 - The 90,000 tonne expansion is only the first phase of the facility’s two phase expansion plan. The second phase is expected to add another 60,000 tonnes to the project. read...

Maire Tecnimont to Complete Design for Exxon Mobil Petrochemical Complex

USA: 230 Million Dollar Project

Maire Tecnimont to Complete Design for Exxon Mobil Petrochemical Complex

11/15/2018 - A subsidiary of Maire Tecnimont, in consortium with Performance Contractors, has been awarded a reimbursable contract by Exxon Mobil for the initial activities related to the front end engineering design, early execution studies and early procurement activities for new process units and the associated offsites and utilities for a Petrochemical complex in the US. read...

Invista Licenses Latest PTA Technology to China's Jiangsu Honggang Petrochemical

China: Purified Terephthalic Acid Production

Invista Licenses Latest PTA Technology to China's Jiangsu Honggang Petrochemical

11/15/2018 - Invista’s technology and licensing group and Jiangsu Honggang Petrochemical have reached agreement for the licensing of the company’s latest purified terephthalic acid (PTA) process technology. read...

Why Additive Manufacturing and 3D-Printing May Also be the Key to Future Electronics Design

Additive Manufacturing and 3D-Printing

Why Additive Manufacturing and 3D-Printing May Also be the Key to Future Electronics Design

11/16/2018 - Electronics manufacturing is in the throes of a quiet transformation built around specialty 3D printers and advanced materials working together to create fully functional electronic parts. read...

Keeping Information Flowing for Preventive Maintenance of Fluid Processes

Preventive Maintenance/Industry 4.0

Keeping Information Flowing for Preventive Maintenance of Fluid Processes

11/15/2018 - From process understanding to preventive maintenance: Fluid technology in the Industry 4.0 age — Digitalisation and connectivity open new ways of understanding for fluid processes — but with that come new challenges for those involved. Only if we manage to shift our attention from alarm based punctual attention to constant information, we can create additional value. The chance is there … read...

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Characterization the Sealing Behavior: Talking Statistics

Sealing Statistics

Characterization the Sealing Behavior: Talking Statistics

11/15/2018 - Characterization the behavior of sealing elements using statical testing plays a vital role — When developing sealing solutions, statical testing is a mighty tool. Thus, understanding its methodology, its disturbances and variables becomes a decisive factor in the development process. Is there any standard procedure to determine sealing behavior? read...

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Lyondell Basell Licenses Polyolefin Technology to Sinopec

The Netherlands: Petrochemicals

Lyondell Basell Licenses Polyolefin Technology to Sinopec

Lyondell Basell announced that China Sinopec International and Sinopec-SK (Wuhan) have selected their Hostalen Advanced Cascade Process (Hostalen ACP) technology. read...

Lanxess Invests in Production of Ion Exchange Resins

Germany: Versatile Material

Lanxess Invests in Production of Ion Exchange Resins

Lanxess is investing in its ion exchange resin production facility at the Leverkusen, Germany, site. The company is optimizing its process technology and operating efficiency for a eight-figure Dollar amount. The project is scheduled for completion in the first half of 2019. read...

Dupont to Produce Speciality Materials in East China

China: Plastics and Adhesives Production

Dupont to Produce Speciality Materials in East China

Dupont is investing more than $ 80 million to build a new manufacturing facility in Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu Province in East China. The facility will produce compounded high-end engineering plastics and adhesives to serve customers in transportation, electronics, industrial and consumer products markets. read...

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