Chemicals Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.chemicals-technology.com web site http://www.chemicals-technology.com/ en-us http://www.chemicals-technology.com/ Chemicals Technology-Updates http://www.chemicals-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif INEOS Styrolution to increase production at Altamira plant http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsineos-styrolution-to-increase-production-at-altamira-plant-5690051 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsineos-styrolution-to-increase-production-at-altamira-plant-5690051 Germany-based styrenics supplier INEOS Styrolution intends to expand its plant located in Altamira, Mexico in order to meet the growing demand in the Americas region. Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT BlueCielo Meridian360 Portal Provides Key Engineering Capabilities to Solve Complex Challenges http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/construction/bluecielo-ecm-solutions-asset-management-software/pressmeridian360-complex-ct.html http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/construction/bluecielo-ecm-solutions-asset-management-software/pressmeridian360-complex-ct.html <noindex>Discover the solution that leverages the power of BlueCielo Meridian in combination with the Microsoft Azure cloud platform to improve engineering collaboration and reduce costs.</noindex> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Optimizing GPC/SEC measurements by Combining High-Performance Columns and Powerful Advanced Detectors http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/particle/malvern/pressgpcsec-ct.html http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/particle/malvern/pressgpcsec-ct.html Gel Permeation Chromatography (GPC), also known as Size Exclusion Chromatography (SEC), is a very popular analytical tool for characterizing natural and synthetic polymers. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Sumitomo Chemical signs joint-venture agreement with Zeon http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newssumitomo-chemical-signs-joint-venture-agreement-with-zeon-5687362 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newssumitomo-chemical-signs-joint-venture-agreement-with-zeon-5687362 Japan-based Sumitomo Chemical has entered into a joint-venture agreement with Tokyo-based Zeon, for creating a joint-venture company between the two companies and integrating their Solution Styrene Butadiene Rubber (S-SBR) businesses. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT MHI to build ExxonMobil's polyethylene production train in Beaumont, US http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsmhi-to-build-exxonmobils-polyethylene-production-train-in-beaumont-us-5686402 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsmhi-to-build-exxonmobils-polyethylene-production-train-in-beaumont-us-5686402 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has secured an order to provide reaction, finishing, shipping equipment and other systems for ExxonMobil's new large-scale polyethylene production train in Beaumont, US. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Evonik to buy Metex technology for fermentative production of methionine http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsevonik-to-buy-metex-technology-for-fermentative-production-of-methionine-5683656 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsevonik-to-buy-metex-technology-for-fermentative-production-of-methionine-5683656 Germany-based specialty chemicals group Evonik Industries has agreed to purchase a technology package from French industrial biochemistry company Metex EXplorer for fermentative production of methionine. Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT UK consortium and NNPC to invest $340m in ethanol plant in Benue, Nigeria http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsuk-consortium-nnpc-to-invest-340m-in-new-ethanol-plant-in-benue-nigeria-5681439 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsuk-consortium-nnpc-to-invest-340m-in-new-ethanol-plant-in-benue-nigeria-5681439 A UK-based consortium is set to contribute $340m to help build a new ethanol plant in Benue, under a partnership with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Sumitomo Chemical opens new R&D centre in Brazil http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newssumitomo-chemical-opens-new-rd-centre-in-brazil-5679955 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newssumitomo-chemical-opens-new-rd-centre-in-brazil-5679955 Japan's Sumitomo Chemical has opened its first research and development (R&D) facility in Brazil called the Latin America Research Centre (LARC). Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Bio-On to produce special biopolymers http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsbio-on-to-produce-special-biopolymers-5676613 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsbio-on-to-produce-special-biopolymers-5676613 Italian Intellectual Property Company (IPC) Bio-On has announced its 2017-20 industrial plan for the bioplastic sector involving a new plant. Wed, 23 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT LNG – What Are You Looking At? http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/valves/lng-looking-at/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/valves/lng-looking-at/ A 360° film from HEROSE about the compatibility of nature and modern shipping was the eye catcher at the SMM in Hamburg and generated a record number of new customers. Mon, 21 Nov 2016 14:00:00 GMT Evonik to enhance production capacity for ROHACELL http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsevonik-to-enhance-production-capacity-for-rohacell-5674533 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsevonik-to-enhance-production-capacity-for-rohacell-5674533 Evonik Resource Efficiency is intending to expand the production capacity of performance foams business at its facility in Darmstadt, Germany. Mon, 21 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT ECHA approves Airedale PPA products http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsecha-approves-airedale-ppa-products-5672958 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsecha-approves-airedale-ppa-products-5672958 UK-based chemical company Airedale Chemical has been given an approval for producing peracetic acid (PAA), after it confirmed its place on the EU Biocides Products Regulation (BPR). 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Learn more at www.bluecieloecm.com Thu, 17 Nov 2016 15:24:00 GMT October’s top stories: Clariant's polypropylene catalyst plant, Celanese to buy SO.F.TER Group http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featureoctobers-top-stories-clariants-polypropylene-catalyst-plant-celanese-to-buy-softer-group-5670842/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featureoctobers-top-stories-clariants-polypropylene-catalyst-plant-celanese-to-buy-softer-group-5670842/ Clariant has opened its new polypropylene catalyst production facility, Celanese Corporation to acquire Italy-based SO.F.TER Group. Chemicals-technology.com wraps-up the key headlines from October, 2016. Thu, 17 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Environment Agency awards Fera Science place in Environmental Risk Assessment Framework http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsenvironment-agency-awards-fera-science-place-in-environmental-risk-assessment-framework-5670556 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsenvironment-agency-awards-fera-science-place-in-environmental-risk-assessment-framework-5670556 Fera Science has been awarded a place in the Environmental Risk Assessment Framework (ERAS) by the UK Environment Agency. Wed, 16 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Italvacuum to Attend at PHARMTECH 2016 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/mixers/italvacuum/presspharmtech-2016-ct.html http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/mixers/italvacuum/presspharmtech-2016-ct.html Italvacuum, international manufacturer of vacuum dryers and vacuum pumps for the chemical and pharmaceutical industry, is going to participate at PHARMTECH 2016, the largest international exhibition in Russia and the CIS. Tue, 15 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Eurotainer to Attend APLA 2016 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/packaging/eurotainer/presseurotainer-apla-2016.html http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/packaging/eurotainer/presseurotainer-apla-2016.html Eurotainer is pleased to announce its attendance at the 36th Latin American Petrochemical Annual Meeting on 19-22 November 2016. Tue, 15 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Eurotainer Brisbane Office Moves to New Location http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/packaging/eurotainer/presseurotainer-brisbane-office.html http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/packaging/eurotainer/presseurotainer-brisbane-office.html Effective immediately, our office in Brisbane, Australia has moved to a new location. Mon, 14 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Hungary’s MOL Group to invest $1.9bn in petrochemical business http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newshungarys-mol-group-to-invest-19bn-in-petrochemical-business-5664135 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newshungarys-mol-group-to-invest-19bn-in-petrochemical-business-5664135 Hungarian oil & gas company MOL Group has revealed plans to invest $1.9bn until 2021 to develop its petrochemicals business. Thu, 10 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Best Practices for Characterizing and Manufacturing Battery Slurries and Electrodes - Europe / US Virtual Seminar http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/particle/malvern/pressbest-practices-battery-slurries-eu-ct.html http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/particle/malvern/pressbest-practices-battery-slurries-eu-ct.html The market for batteries is rapidly growing, and the increased demand for portable electronic devices, including mobile phones and laptops requires greater advances in battery technology in order to provide a lightweight, long-lasting and stable powe… Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT