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Single-Use Bioreactors: Harvest with the Best of Both Worlds

Harvest Clarification/Single-Use

Single-Use Bioreactors: Harvest with the Best of Both Worlds

24/01/2020 - Fully integrated hybrid system for mAb harvest clarification — Harvest systems for 2K single use bioreactors are a border area between single use technology and stainless steel technology, and home-made equipment set up can be found in most cases. A consistent hybrid system design with the best fit of both technologies is the better solution which transfers the responsibility for a workable system from the user to the equipment vendor. read...

Predicting Reliability: How Machine Learning Creates Added Value

Predictive Maintenance and Machine Learning

Predicting Reliability: How Machine Learning Creates Added Value

24/01/2020 - Machine learning can create the basis for higher plant availability, says Richard Irwin, Senior Product Marketer for Asset Wise at Bentley. But the implementation of such systems must be well-prepared. Only then can real added value be created. read...

PCIC Europe

Air Liquide Invests in Start-Ups

France: Digitalisation

Air Liquide Invests in Start-Ups

05/07/2017 - Aliad, Air Liquide’s venture capital investment arm, has announced three new equity investments in technology start-ups, Dietsensor and Ubleam, and in the investment fund Investisseurs & Partenaires. read...

Bombshell in Automation – ABB to Acquire B&R

Automation Technologies

Bombshell in Automation – ABB to Acquire B&R

04/04/2017 - Automation company ABB announced the acquisition of B&R, the largest independent provider focused on product- and software-based, open-architecture solutions for machine and factory automation worldwide. read...

Ahoy Ex-Zones! Explosion Protection Equipments Sets Sails for Hazardous Waters

Explosion Protection

Ahoy Ex-Zones! Explosion Protection Equipments Sets Sails for Hazardous Waters

24/08/2016 - A fire fighting vessel in the heart of Europe's industrial and chemical clusters needs special equipment: Equipped with specialised technology, Europe’s latest high-tech fire-fighting boat is able to work in hazardous atmospheres, fighting fires, explosions and chemical accidents. Its secret? Explosion-protected electrical equipment and lighting by technology specialists Eaton. read...

Pharma & Food

Sanofi Completes Synthorx Acquisition

Business Deal

Sanofi Completes Synthorx Acquisition

24/01/2020 - With this takeover, Sanofi aims to strengthen its position in the oncology and immunology segment. The move is also in line with the firm’s R&D strategy. The company has paid 68 dollars for each share of Synthorx in cash. read...

I-O, Personalised Medicine to Drive Pharma Industry in 2020: Global Data

Pharmaceuticals Market

I-O, Personalised Medicine to Drive Pharma Industry in 2020: Global Data

21/01/2020 - A survey by Global Data revealed that immuno-oncology or personalised medicines are the top trends to watch out for in 2020. Both the segments have been considered as the most impactful areas of investment and innovation. read...

Indian Pharma Industry to Grow 10 – 12 % between FY2019 and FY2022: Icra

India: Pharmaceuticals Market

Indian Pharma Industry to Grow 10 – 12 % between FY2019 and FY2022: Icra

20/01/2020 - The Indian pharmaceutical industry is expected to post strong growth this year. Increasing exports to markets such as Japan, China, Africa, Indonesia, and Latin America is anticipated to make India the world's largest supplier by volume, according to pharma industry body Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance (IPA), reports Press Trust of India (PTI). read...

Heat Transfer

How To: Heating and Cooling with Storage Tanks

Different Options for Storage Tanks

How To: Heating and Cooling with Storage Tanks

29/10/2019 - The prefer redranges of application of the heat transfer fluids technology are given by the different organic heat transfer fluids. The technical operation specialist book reference 'Heat Transfer Technique with Organic Fluids' describes plants that primarily use organic heat transfer fluids. In this part of our PROCESS-Series we descripe how to construct Installations wherein production machines (e.g.presses) are heated and cooled with heat transfer oils. read...

Business & Economics

Mitsubishi Chemical to Take-Over German Carbon Fiber Prepreg Manufacturer

Germany: Business Strategy

Mitsubishi Chemical to Take-Over German Carbon Fiber Prepreg Manufacturer

24/01/2020 - Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation has plans to enhance its carbon fiber composite material business with the acquisition of the c-m-p firm. The Japanese company will also possess prepreg plants in Europe, USA and Japan via this deal. read...

U.S. Specialty Chemical Markets End 2019 on a Soft Note: ACC

USA: Market Report

U.S. Specialty Chemical Markets End 2019 on a Soft Note: ACC

23/01/2020 - The American Chemistry Council (ACC) has reported that the U.S. speciality chemicals market volumes witnessed a 0.3 per cent decline in December following a 0.1 per cent gain in November. read...

Circular,Sustainable Solutions Maybe Growth Opportunities for EU Chemical Industry

Market Trends

Circular,Sustainable Solutions Maybe Growth Opportunities for EU Chemical Industry

23/01/2020 - The European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) has shared a report in which it states that circular and low carbon economy solutions could become a competitive advantage for the EU chemical industry across the globe. read...

Water Treatment

BASF Completes Sale of Ultrafiltration Membrane Business to Dupont

Germany: Water Treatment Technology

BASF Completes Sale of Ultrafiltration Membrane Business to Dupont

06/01/2020 - BASF has completed the previously announced sale of its ultrafiltration membrane business to Dupont. The chemical company explained its decision with the lack of synergies within the group. read...

Oil & Gas

EU Backs Green Hydrogen Project in Delfzijl

The Netherlands: European Funding

EU Backs Green Hydrogen Project in Delfzijl

22/01/2020 - A consortium comprising Nouryon, Gasunie and four other partners will receive a $ 12.2-million European grant towards their proposed green hydrogen project in Delfzijl, the Netherlands. read...