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New Theory Describes Properties of Polymeric Material Used in Soft Electronics

Sweden: Organic Electronics

New Theory Describes Properties of Polymeric Material Used in Soft Electronics

01/18/2018 - Pedot:PSS is one of several polymeric materials that act in the same way. Increased understanding of the material and its unique properties is a major advance for researchers in several areas of organic electronics. read...

Making Big Data Small

USA: JL Lemma Code

Making Big Data Small

01/18/2018 - A Harvard computer scientist demonstrates that a 30-year-old theorem is still best suited to reduce data and speed up algorithms. read...

Akzo Nobel Invests in Expansion of Organic Peroxides Plant in Mexico

Mexico: Ingredient for Polymers

Akzo Nobel Invests in Expansion of Organic Peroxides Plant in Mexico

01/17/2018 - Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals has announced an investment of $ 14.65 million in the capacity expansion and upgrade of its organic peroxides facility in Los Reyes, Mexico . read...

Jacobs Wins Contract for Australian Mining Project

Australia: The World's Largest Nickel Sulphate Facility

Jacobs Wins Contract for Australian Mining Project

01/17/2018 - Jacobs Engineering has been awarded an engineering services contract from BHP for a new nickel sulphate facility located at the company’s Kwinana Nickel Refinery in Western Australia. read...

Asahi Kasei to Build New Spinning Plant for Planova Filters

Japan: Cellulose Hollow-Fiber Membranes

Asahi Kasei to Build New Spinning Plant for Planova Filters

01/16/2018 - Asahi Kasei Medical announced the construction of a new plant for the spinning of cellulose hollow-fiber membranes for Planova virus removal filters in Nobeoka, Miyazaki, Japan. The measure will increase the annual production capacity by 40,000 m2/year upon completion in May 2019. read...

Praxair Increases Supply of Hydrogen to Motiva Refinery

USA: Hydrocracker Plant

Praxair Increases Supply of Hydrogen to Motiva Refinery

01/16/2018 - Praxair announced that it has expanded its long-term hydrogen supply agreement with Motiva Enterprises LLC. Under this new agreement, the company will increase the amount of hydrogen it supplies to Motiva’s approximately 600,000 barrel per day refinery in Port Arthur, Texas. read...

Sustainable Production of Fine Chemicals

Germany: Electro-Organic Synthesis

Sustainable Production of Fine Chemicals

01/16/2018 - In the cooperative Epsylon research project funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, scientists from Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) and Evonik Performance Materials have succeeded in developing an innovative electro-organic synthesis. read...

Plus 5.6 %: Chlorine to Make a Comeback in Europe

Chlorine Industry

Plus 5.6 %: Chlorine to Make a Comeback in Europe

01/16/2018 - Water, Pharmaceuticals and polymers are pushing the demand for chlorine. Especially output in Europe grew considerably, despite the end of mercury based production in December. read...

Hydrocarbons Discovered by Exxon Mobil Onshore Papua New Guinea

Oil & Gas

Hydrocarbons Discovered by Exxon Mobil Onshore Papua New Guinea

01/16/2018 - The company is continuing its active onshore and offshore exploration programmes in an effort to provide additional resources to expand existing and planned development projects. read...

Pharma Market to Grow in Generics and Biosimilars: CPhI Report

Japan: Pharmaceuticals Scenario

Pharma Market to Grow in Generics and Biosimilars: CPhI Report

01/16/2018 - The year 2018 is expected to be a transformative year for the Japanese pharma industry, predicts a newly released CPhI report. Over the years, the country has excelled in projected growth and competitiveness. read...

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