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 Platular® Technology http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/heattransfer/platular-technology/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/heattransfer/platular-technology/ Custom-designed and built, Platular® wide-gap all-welded heat exchangers are the most versatile units on the market. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 11:20:00 GMT Material Characterization Analytical Solutions http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/particle/material-characterization-ct/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/particle/material-characterization-ct/ Micromeritics offers a large selection of gas sorption analyzers that fulfill demanding requirements for determining surface area and porosity. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT Micromeritics Extends the Application Utility of their 3Flex Surface Characterization Family of Product with the Addition of the New TCD option http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/particle/micromeritics-instrument-corporation-materials/press3flex-surface.html http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/particle/micromeritics-instrument-corporation-materials/press3flex-surface.html Micromeritics Instrument Corp. announced today the addition of an optional TCD (thermal conductivity detector) to their 3Flex Surface Characterisation family of products. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 08:45:00 GMT Monsanto and Sumitomo Chemical to develop new PPO technologies http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsmonsanto-sumitomo-chemical-develop-new-ppo-technologies-4936522 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsmonsanto-sumitomo-chemical-develop-new-ppo-technologies-4936522 Monsanto Company has signed a global agreement with Sumitomo Chemical Company to focus on developing next-generation weed control solutions. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Process Equipment Manufacturer Celebrates Groundbreaking on Facility Expansion http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/mixers/witte/pressprocess-equipment-manufacturer-celebrates-groundbreaking-on-facility-expansion.html http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/mixers/witte/pressprocess-equipment-manufacturer-celebrates-groundbreaking-on-facility-expansion.html Witte Co. starts construction to accommodate dryer, classifier demand. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 08:28:00 GMT JX Nippon unveils engineering design for polyisobutylene plant expansion in Japan http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsjx-nippon-launches-front-end-engineering-design-polyisobutylene-plant-expansion-japan-4933929 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsjx-nippon-launches-front-end-engineering-design-polyisobutylene-plant-expansion-japan-4933929 JX Nippon Oil & Energy has launched front-end engineering design for polyisobutylene (PIB) plant expansion at the company's site in Japan. Sun, 26 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Clariant opens new water-based pigment preparations production plant in Mexico http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsclariant-opens-new-water-based-pigment-preparations-production-plant-mexico-4932607 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsclariant-opens-new-water-based-pigment-preparations-production-plant-mexico-4932607 Swiss chemicals group Clariant has opened its new production plant for water-based pigment preparations in Mexico. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Wison Engineering begins construction on EPC project in UAE http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newswison-engineering-begins-construction-epc-project-uae-4929928 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newswison-engineering-begins-construction-epc-project-uae-4929928 China-based Wison Engineering has started construction on its first engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) project west of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Tue, 21 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT GKN Sinter Metals-Sintered Metal Filters and Components http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/filtration/gknsinter/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/filtration/gknsinter/ GKN Sinter Metals is the leading supplier of metal powder precision components worldwide. Our global production and sales network employs more than 6,000 staff in 35 companies on five continents.We h... Tue, 21 Jun 2016 08:27:00 GMT Albemarle to sell global surface treatment business to BASF for $3.2bn http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsalbemarle-sell-global-surface-treatment-business-basf-32bn-4927593 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsalbemarle-sell-global-surface-treatment-business-basf-32bn-4927593 US-based Albemarle has signed an agreement to sell its Chemetall surface treatment business to Germany-based BASF for $3.2bn. Sun, 19 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT BASF Shanghai Coatings starts building Shanghai automotive coatings plant http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsbasf-shanghai-coatings-automotive-coatings-plant-shanghai-china-4926211 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsbasf-shanghai-coatings-automotive-coatings-plant-shanghai-china-4926211 BASF Shanghai Coatings has started construction on an automotive coatings plant at its Shanghai Chemical Industry Park in Caojing, China. Thu, 16 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT MIC GTM Software Suite http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/construction/mic-gtm-software/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/construction/mic-gtm-software/ MIC Customs Solutions specializes in integrating a global customs system while leveraging regional and national legal requirements. MIC software helps large and small companies to grow, comply and compete globally. Thu, 16 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT ETH Zurich and partners demonstrate process to make succinic acid from wood http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newseth-zurich-and-partners-demonstrate-process-that-makes-succinic-acid-wood-4923885 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newseth-zurich-and-partners-demonstrate-process-that-makes-succinic-acid-wood-4923885 A research team led by Switzerland’s science and technology university ETH Zurich has demonstrated a new process that manufactures succinic acid from wood instead of oil. Tue, 14 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Westlake Chemical to buy Axiall for $3.8bn http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newswestlake-chemical-buy-axiall-38bn-4921062 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newswestlake-chemical-buy-axiall-38bn-4921062 US-based manufacturer and supplier of petrochemicals, polymers, and building products Westlake Chemical has signed a definite agreement to buy Axiall for $3.8bn, including debt and other liabilities. Sun, 12 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT OTG to expand resin-coated proppant manufacturing plant in Canada http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsotg-to-expand-resin-coated-proppant-manufacturing-plant-in-canada-4919710 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsotg-to-expand-resin-coated-proppant-manufacturing-plant-in-canada-4919710 US-based technology company Oilfield Technology Group (OTG) is planning to expand its resin-coated proppant manufacturing facility in Canada to provide a more efficient supply of the products to fracturing service companies and operators in the oil a… Thu, 09 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Shell to build new petrochemicals complex in Pennsylvania, US http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsshell-build-new-petrochemicals-complex-pennsylvania-us-4916999 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsshell-build-new-petrochemicals-complex-pennsylvania-us-4916999 Shell Chemical Appalachia is planning to build a new petrochemical complex, including an ethylene cracker and polyethylene derivatives unit, near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US. Tue, 07 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT The new Zetasizer AT – Automated Online Nanoparticle Sizing for Process Monitoring http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/particle/malvern/presszetasizer-at-ct.html http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/particle/malvern/presszetasizer-at-ct.html Malvern Instruments has launched the new Zetasizer AT, a robust, online, automated analyzer that uses dynamic light scattering (DLS) to automatically measure the size of nanoparticles in suspensions and emulsions. Tue, 07 Jun 2016 13:50:00 GMT Evaluating product texture using oscillatory testing on a rotational rheometer http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/particle/oscillatory-rotational-rheometer/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/particle/oscillatory-rotational-rheometer/ Formulating products to have both the correct functional and sensory attributes can be a difficult task. The latter in particular relies heavily on user feedback which can take considerable time and effort to attain. In addition it is not always easy… Tue, 07 Jun 2016 08:10:00 GMT May's top stories: Bostik expands Seremban capacities, Air Liquide's buys Airgas http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featuremas-top-stories-bostik-manufacturing-capacities-seremban-plant-ftc-air-liquides-airgas-4915741/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featuremas-top-stories-bostik-manufacturing-capacities-seremban-plant-ftc-air-liquides-airgas-4915741/ Bostik expanded production capacities of its cementitious product at its Seremban plant, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) granted clearance for the acquisition of Airgas by Air Liquide. Chemicals-technology.com wraps-up the key headlines from Ma… Mon, 06 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT New cutting machine for ASET http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/heattransfer/barriquand/presscutting-machine-aset.html http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/heattransfer/barriquand/presscutting-machine-aset.html A huge improvement of productivity and quality with this investment made for ASET’s production plant, dedicated to the manufacturing of tubular heat exchangers. Mon, 06 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT