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Kal Vista Pharmaceuticals Collaborates with Merck

USA: Pharma Business Deal

Kal Vista Pharmaceuticals Collaborates with Merck

10/19/2017 - US-Company Kal Vista has entered into an agreement with Merck for KVD001, the company's advanced compound. As consideration for the agreement, Merck will pay to Kal Vista a $37 million non-refundable upfront fee. read...

Sumitomo to Offer Animal Feed Analysis in Brazil

Brazil: Methionine Production

Sumitomo to Offer Animal Feed Analysis in Brazil

10/18/2017 - Sumitomo Chemical is going to set up animal feed analysis capabilities at the Latin America Research Center in Sao Paulo, operated by its Brazilian subsidiary. The centre will provide technical support services for feed millers who purchased the company’s methionine products. read...

Facts About Lab Water

Infographics

Facts About Lab Water

10/16/2017 - Laboratories use a lot of water, however the key reagent of all experiments is more complex than many experts realize. Elga, Veolia's specialist brand for Labwater has published an infographic about the key facts of this important reagent. read...

Pfizer Announces Strategic Restructuring of its Healthcare Businesses

USA: Consumer Healthcare

Pfizer Announces Strategic Restructuring of its Healthcare Businesses

10/16/2017 - Pfizer said that a range of options will be considered, including a full or partial separation of the Consumer Healthcare business from Pfizer through a spin-off, sale or other transaction. read...

Nestlé Builds Infant Formula Plant in Russia

Russia: 30 Million Dollar Investment

Nestlé Builds Infant Formula Plant in Russia

10/16/2017 - Nestlé has laid the foundation stone for its first infant formula plant in Russia. The investment of approx. $30,77 million is in line with the company’s strategy to increasingly focus capital spending on the high-growth food and beverage categories of coffee, petcare, infant nutrition and bottled water. read...

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How to Find the Best Cleaning Nozzle for the Job?

Simulation Beats Trial-and-Error

How to Find the Best Cleaning Nozzle for the Job?

09/15/2017 - How to find the best cleaning nozzle for the job? One can always try it out — or save the hassle by using state-of-the-art simulation tools. It’s the optimal arrangement of the nozzles inside the tank that lays the foundations for reliable cleaning results. A new simulation software helps customers to find the most suitable nozzle system for the cleaning task at hand. Furthermore, it identifies potential weak points during the development phase and explores potentials for optimizing existing systems, thus avoiding planning errors, reducing downtimes, and ensuring more efficiency and process reliability. read...

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Bayer to Sell Crop Science Businesses to BASF

Germany: Acquisition of Monsanto

Bayer to Sell Crop Science Businesses to BASF

In light of the planned acquisition of Monsanto, Bayer has signed an agreement to sell selected Crop Science businesses to BASF for € 5.9 billion (approx. $ 6.97 billion). read...

DSM Expands Capacity for Fiber Optic Materials in Asia

Taiwan: UV Curable Coatings

DSM Expands Capacity for Fiber Optic Materials in Asia

Royal DSM has increased production capacity with the addition of the DSM-AGI Taiwan facility for production of UV curable coatings for its fiber optic materials business in order to provide a local supply chain for the Asian market. read...

Pfizer Announces Strategic Restructuring of its Healthcare Businesses

USA: Consumer Healthcare

Pfizer Announces Strategic Restructuring of its Healthcare Businesses

Pfizer said that a range of options will be considered, including a full or partial separation of the Consumer Healthcare business from Pfizer through a spin-off, sale or other transaction. read...