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Gea's ABF Technology Receives FDA Clearance

Aseptic Beverage Bottling

Gea's ABF Technology Receives FDA Clearance

08/13/2018 - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) awarded Gea a letter of no objection (Lono) for its ABF 1.2 technology, an integrated blowing, filling and capping solution featuring a fully aseptic rotary blowing machine. It is the only system equipped with a 100 % aseptic blower that is allowed to produce shelf-stable low acid (LA) beverages free from preservatives for distribution at ambient temperature in the US market. read...

Handling the Combined Exposures to Multiple Chemicals

Work Safety

Handling the Combined Exposures to Multiple Chemicals

07/04/2018 - Current safety assessment practice is primarily based on understanding the potential risk posed by single substances rather than their "real life" combinations, thus potential combination effects might be overlooked. How can the safety of combined exposures to multiple chemicals for people and the environment be addressed? read...

Clariant Partners with Hydrogenious Technologies to Deliver Innovative Hydrogen Storage Technology

Germany: Hydrogenation

Clariant Partners with Hydrogenious Technologies to Deliver Innovative Hydrogen Storage Technology

06/13/2018 - Clariant's Catalysts business has formed an alliance with clean energy company, Hydrogenious Technologies, to provide reliable, scalable and safe hydrogen supply solutions for a wide variety of applications. read...

Test Procedure for Drinking Water Hoses Made Tougher

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Drinking Water Oridance

Test Procedure for Drinking Water Hoses Made Tougher

09/19/2018 - Hoses and hose assemblies are key components of drinking water installations – especially outdoors. However, such hoses may be used only if they fulfill the strict conditions of the Drinking Water Ordinance. In order to protect public health for the long term, the test procedures for drinking water approval are steadily being made tougher. The Aquapal from Continental has passed all tests and is therefore one of the very few hoses that are approved for transporting water for human consumption. read...

Schildberg Receives Prize for Process Safety Design

EPSC Award Ceremony

Schildberg Receives Prize for Process Safety Design

06/12/2018 - Each year the EPSC (European Process Safety Centre) awards a prize to an individual, team or organisation working in the process safety field for making an exceptional contribution to the advancement of process safety. read...

Articles

Explosion Protection in Asia: Safety Can be a Matter of Mindset

Explosion Protection

Explosion Protection in Asia: Safety Can be a Matter of Mindset

05/23/2018 - Sensitizing the Asian market in safety matters — Better safe than sorry: Asia is the undisputed powerhouse of the global process industries. Its products and newly constructed world-scale chemical parks are more than a match for the international competition. But what about the safety issues? In fact, most companies’ need for services and maintenance works are growing at a stretch and are thus in need of a little help — and encouragement — in that very field, as experts say... read...

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The Challenge of Ensuring System Security

Trend Report: Cyber Security

The Challenge of Ensuring System Security

The new and exciting world of IoT and digitization also has its downsides. For instance, inadequate network security allows unauthorized access to confidential and personal information by third parties. A trend report published by Achema takes a closer look at the opportunities and risks of cyberspace. read...

Dekra Launches Chemical Reaction Hazard Laboratory

China: Process Safety

Dekra Launches Chemical Reaction Hazard Laboratory

The new laboratory will comprise state-of-the-art laboratory technology along with specialist capabilities in chemical process hazard assessment. read...

Oxea’s Oberhausen Plant Undertakes Planned Turnaround

Germany: Maintenance Inspections

Oxea’s Oberhausen Plant Undertakes Planned Turnaround

The plant will remain closed for about four weeks and the firm intends to use this time for modernising its plant and removing production bottlenecks. read...