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Messer to Build New Carbon Dioxide Plant in California

USA: CO2 Production

Messer to Build New Carbon Dioxide Plant in California

23/03/2019 - Shortly after acquiring new companies in America, industrial gases specialist Messer is investing in the construction of a new CO2 plant in Keyes, California. The plant produces 450 tonnes of carbon dioxide per day and supplies companies in Northern California and the surrounding areas. read...

Explosion in Chinese Chemical Park Kills 47

Serious Disaster

Explosion in Chinese Chemical Park Kills 47

22/03/2019 - A big explosion at Yancheng Chemical Park claims at least 47 people dead. According to consistent media reports, a fire has broken out in the Jiangsu Tianjiayi Chemical Plant. The subsequent explosion in the facilities had a devastating effect. 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

Zentiva and Siyiara Enterprises to Acquire Romanian Pharma Firm Solacium

Romania: Pharmaceutical Takeover

Zentiva and Siyiara Enterprises to Acquire Romanian Pharma Firm Solacium

18/03/2019 - Zentiva and Siyiara Enterprises have signed a Shared Purchase Agreement to acquire Romanian pharmaceutical company Solacium along with its subsidiary Be Well Pharma. Zentiva intends to acquire the firm as it believes that it will assist its present generic medicines business and grow its OTC capability for consumers in Romania. read...

Feeding Continuous Pharma Processes

Gravimetric Feeders

Feeding Continuous Pharma Processes

13/03/2019 - A modular solution for continuous processing: Coperion K-Tron's new gravimetric K3-PH feeders shall provide a flexible solution with small footprint and short changeovers. read...

Lump Breaker Reduces Agglomerates into Particles Down to 2 mm

Lump Crusher

Lump Breaker Reduces Agglomerates into Particles Down to 2 mm

13/03/2019 - A new Kason Lump Breaker, model LB 550, is capable of reducing agglomerates as large as 250 mm into particles with an average size as small as 2 mm with minimal heat generation or fines, at rates from 2 to 25 tonnes/hr. read...

Powder Bulk Handling

Latest Version of Micros to be Displayed at Powtech 2019

Super Fine Mill

Latest Version of Micros to be Displayed at Powtech 2019

20/03/2019 - During the Powtech exhibition in Nuremberg, Nara Machinery will be presenting a cost-effective version of the Super Fine Mill named Micros in the European market. The improved and compact design enables to reduce costs in the manufacturing process. read...

Heat Transfer

Ultralight and Extra Cold: Choosing the Right Compressor for Cryogenic Helium

Compressors for Cryogenic Gases

Ultralight and Extra Cold: Choosing the Right Compressor for Cryogenic Helium

13/11/2018 - Cryogenic temperatures are extremely demanding for the used equipment — A noble gas as a refrigerant for cryogenic temperatures: Although helium is only be found in very specific applications, light gas is in great demand as a refrigerant in research. However, the low density of the medium does not bode well for the process equipment used. Especially safe sealing becomes a challenge — also and especially for the required compressors. read...

Business & Economics

Manufacturing Capabilities and Data Analysis make a Powerful Combination

Ongoing Optimisation

Manufacturing Capabilities and Data Analysis make a Powerful Combination

22/03/2019 - Almost uniquely in this specialist field, Topsoe is in control of the entire value chain from development to manufacturing to gathering data/feedback directly from the customers and to subsequent improvement. In the specialist world of reactor grading, the company is a one-stop shop for manufacturing, analysis and optimisation. read...

Ceresana Introduces Market Report for Stabilisers

Industry Analysis

Ceresana Introduces Market Report for Stabilisers

22/03/2019 - According to the report, the revenues generated with stabilisers are likely to reach a volume of 5.5 billion dollars until 2025. The report also highlights the significance of liquid metal soaps as well as other products. read...

Expert Representative for Plant Engineering Project Database Wanted

On Our Own Account

Expert Representative for Plant Engineering Project Database Wanted

20/03/2019 - As a senior industry expert in large-scale plant construction and engineering, are you (as a freelancer) still looking for an exciting task in retirement and would like to share your knowledge and experience? Then we have exactly the right position for you. read...

Water Treatment

Kemira, Valmet Join Hands to Improve Wastewater Treatment Processes

Europe: Partnership Agreement

Kemira, Valmet Join Hands to Improve Wastewater Treatment Processes

30/01/2019 - Kemira and Valmet have signed an agreement to bring about digitalized solutions and improvements in wastewater treatment process thereby enabling predictive and proactive process management based on real-time data. read...

Oil & Gas

Mc Dermott Wins Technology Contract for IOC’s Ethylene Plant

Russia: Engineering

Mc Dermott Wins Technology Contract for IOC’s Ethylene Plant

22/03/2019 - Mc Dermott International has bagged a technology contract which includes basic engineering and technology licensing as well as detailed engineering and material supply of heaters for Irkutsk Oil Company’s 650 KTA ethylene plant in Russia. read...