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Toray Invests in Production of Polypropylene Spunbond

China: Material for Baby Diapers

Toray Invests in Production of Polypropylene Spunbond

11/20/2017 - Toray intends to build a production plant in the Chinese city of Foshan, Guangdong Province, with the aim of starting a high-performance polypropylene spunbond business. For this purpose, the company will establish Toray Polytech, in November, and plans to set up a production facility with an annual capacity of 20,000 tons of PP spunbond. read...

Start-up of Trinseo's Production Line in China

China: Polymerization Technology

Start-up of Trinseo's Production Line in China

11/17/2017 - Trinseo, a global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders and synthetic rubber, announced the start-up of a Magnum ABS production line at the company’s manufacturing plant in Zhangjiagang, China. read...

Wacker to Expand Silicone and Polymer Production in China

China: Research and Development

Wacker to Expand Silicone and Polymer Production in China

11/09/2017 - Wacker Chemie will expand its production capacities for silicone and polymer products in China and continue to reinforce its research and development capability in order to further strengthen its market position in the region, the Munich-based chemical company announced. read...

Solvay Inaugurates PVDF Plant in China

China: Polymer Production

Solvay Inaugurates PVDF Plant in China

11/08/2017 - Solvay has inaugurated its Solef polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) plant in China, to meet growing global demand for this thermoplastic polymer in energy-efficient, environmental and industrial applications. read...

Wacker Expands Production Plant in South Korea

South Korea: Polymer Powders

Wacker Expands Production Plant in South Korea

11/07/2017 - Wacker Chemie is expanding its existing production plants for dispersions and dispersible polymer powders in South Korea. The Group is building a new spray dryer for dispersible polymer powders at its Ulsan site, which will have a total capacity of 80,000 metric tons per year. read...

Articles

No More Wrong Connections: There Is a Right Coupling and Disconnect for Every Application

Quick couplings

No More Wrong Connections: There Is a Right Coupling and Disconnect for Every Application

07/19/2017 - Quick couplings ensure clean and safe medium transport – Whether it is material transfer in the production plant, filling in containers or the loading and unloading of tank cars - quick couplings are the interfaces of liquid transport processes. But what is important when configuring or selecting such coupling solutions? From mono couplings to clean-break technology, specialists offer the right connection for each process - and incidentally “connect” the inconspicuous hose with IIoT-networks.n. read...

NEWS

Puma Energy Acquires Majority Interest in Pakistan's Admore Gas

Pakistan: Downstream Oil Sector

Puma Energy Acquires Majority Interest in Pakistan's Admore Gas

Puma Energy has signed an agreement with the Chishti Group to acquire 51 % interest in Admore Gas. The acquisition will bring the company’s branded retail sites, lubricants, convenience stores and quality fuel product range to the Pakistan market. read...

Technip FMC Awarded Subsea Contract by Muryphy Sabah Oil

Malaysia: Offshore Exploitation

Technip FMC Awarded Subsea Contract by Muryphy Sabah Oil

Technip FMC has been awarded a subsea contract by Murphy Sabah Oil for an offshore field in Malaysia. read...

Praxair Starts Oxygen Production at South Korean Petrochemical Plant

South Korea: Vacuum Pressure Swing Adsorption

Praxair Starts Oxygen Production at South Korean Petrochemical Plant

Praxair has started up three new vacuum pressure swing adsorption (VPSA) plants at the Daesan petrochemical complex located on the west coast of the Korean peninsula. Early 2018 the company will start up a fourth plant. read...