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 Drytech-Industrial Drying Equipment for Chemical Plants http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/mixers/drytech-drying/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/mixers/drytech-drying/ Drytech, founded in the early 1980s, specialises in the consulting, designing, manufacturing, installation and commissioning of drying plants for customers in the chemicals, manufacturing, food and m... Mon, 22 Aug 2016 13:55:00 GMT BASF opens first construction chemical plant in Sri Lanka http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsbasf-opens-first-construction-chemical-plant-in-sri-lanka-4985182 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsbasf-opens-first-construction-chemical-plant-in-sri-lanka-4985182 Germany-based chemical company BASF has opened its first plant in Sri Lanka for producing construction chemicals under the Master Builders Solutions brand. Sun, 21 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Westlake Chemical plans to close Axiall acquisition by end of August http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newswestlake-chemical-plans-to-close-axiall-acquisition-by-end-of-august-4983917 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newswestlake-chemical-plans-to-close-axiall-acquisition-by-end-of-august-4983917 Texas-based Westlake Chemical is planning to complete the purchase of Atlanta-based Axiall by the end of this month, following receipt of approval from shareholders. Thu, 18 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Braskem-Idesa Integrated Polyethylene Production Plant, Veracruz http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/braskem-idesa-integrated-polyethylene-production/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/braskem-idesa-integrated-polyethylene-production/ Braskem-Idesa built a new integrated polyethylene production complex in Mexico. The project, named Ethylene XXI, is the largest private petrochemical facility in Mexico. Thu, 18 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT FDA Reveals Emerging Technology Validates Bioequivalence Evaluation http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/particle/malvern/pressfda-emerging-technology-bioequivalence-ct.html http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/particle/malvern/pressfda-emerging-technology-bioequivalence-ct.html In recent news, the FDA has used key data generated on the Malvern Morphologi G3-ID system to approve the first generic nasal spray drug product containing mometasone furoate. The primary challenge with this approval was proving bioequivalence compar… Thu, 18 Aug 2016 15:25:00 GMT Filtration Made Easy http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/filtration/filtration-made-easy/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/filtration/filtration-made-easy/ Centrifugal discharge, pressure leaf CD-Filters are compact, closed, selfcleaning, multiple plate filters available with integrated heating and drying for manufacturing, pilot and laboratory applications. Wed, 17 Aug 2016 08:25:00 GMT INFOLABEL Launches New Website http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/filtration/infolabel2/pressinfolabel-website.html http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/filtration/infolabel2/pressinfolabel-website.html INFOLABEL AG is the Swiss manufacturer of the proven Chemap® filtration system and long-time owner of the Funda filter technology know-how. Wed, 17 Aug 2016 08:00:00 GMT NEC develops bioplastic material using plant-based resin http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsnec-develops-bioplastic-material-using-plant-based-resin-4981526 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsnec-develops-bioplastic-material-using-plant-based-resin-4981526 Japanese information technology company NEC has collaborated with Kyoto Institute of Technology and Japan's lacquerware artist Yutaro Shimode to develop a bioplastic material. Tue, 16 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT European Commission launches in-depth investigation into Dow and DuPont merger http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newseuropean-commission-launches-in-depth-investigation-into-dow-and-dupont-merger-4978496 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newseuropean-commission-launches-in-depth-investigation-into-dow-and-dupont-merger-4978496 The European Commission (EC) has launched an in-depth investigation to review whether the proposed merger of Dow and DuPont is in line with the EU Merger Regulation. Sun, 14 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT BASF and Toda Kogyo to collaborate for cathode active materials in North America http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsbasf-and-toda-kogyo-to-collaborate-for-cathode-active-materials-in-north-america-4977385 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsbasf-and-toda-kogyo-to-collaborate-for-cathode-active-materials-in-north-america-4977385 BASF and chemicals and iron oxides manufacturer Toda Kogyo Corp have entered exclusive negotiations to collaborate in cathode active materials (CAM) and its respective precursors in North America. Thu, 11 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Indorama Eleme's Fertiliser Plant, Port Harcourt http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/indorama-eleme-fertiliser-plant-port-harcourt-nigeria/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/indorama-eleme-fertiliser-plant-port-harcourt-nigeria/ Indonesia-based Indorama Eleme Fertilizer and Chemicals Limited (IEFCL) constructed new fertiliser and methanol plants in Nigeria. Wed, 10 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Yara acquires Tata Chemicals' urea business for $400m http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsyara-acquires-tata-chemicals-urea-business-for-400m-4975932 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsyara-acquires-tata-chemicals-urea-business-for-400m-4975932 Norwegian chemical company Yara International has acquired Tata Chemicals' (TCL) Babrala urea plant and distribution business in Uttar Pradesh, India, for $400m on a debt and cash free basis, which also includes normalised net working capital. Tue, 09 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Barriquand Technologies Thermiques-PLATULAR® - All-Welded Plate Heat Exchangers http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/heattransfer/barriquand/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/heattransfer/barriquand/ BaTT is a worldwide leader in heat transfer. With decades of experience BaTT is able to generate innovative solutions for customers among many kinds of industries (chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceut... Tue, 09 Aug 2016 14:52:00 GMT Indorama Ventures signs metaxylene supply agreement with Cepsa http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsindorama-ventures-signs-metaxylene-supply-agreement-cepsa-4972697 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsindorama-ventures-signs-metaxylene-supply-agreement-cepsa-4972697 Thailand-based producer of intermediate petrochemicals Indorama Ventures (IVL) has entered into a new agreement with Spanish multinational oil and gas company Compañía Española de Petróleos (Cepsa) to supply metaxylene on a long-term basis. Sun, 07 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT July's top stories: Emery Oleochemicals expands operations, Grace BASF polyolefin catalysts business http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featurejulys-top-stories-emery-oleochemicals-expands-operations-in-ohio-grace-buys-basf-polyolefin-catalysts-business-4971963/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featurejulys-top-stories-emery-oleochemicals-expands-operations-in-ohio-grace-buys-basf-polyolefin-catalysts-business-4971963/ Emery Oleochemicals has expanded its technical development centre (TDC) in Cincinnati, Ohio. WR Grace has completed the acquisition of BASF's Polyolefin Catalysts business for an undisclosed amount. Chemicals-technology.com wraps up the key headlines… Thu, 04 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Evonik increases capacity of sodium methylate plant in Alabama, US http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsevonik-increases-capacity-of-sodium-methylate-plant-in-alabama-us-4971342 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsevonik-increases-capacity-of-sodium-methylate-plant-in-alabama-us-4971342 The North American subsidiary of German specialty chemicals manufacturer Evonik Industries has completed the capacity expansion works at its sodium methylate plant in Mobile, Alabama, US. Thu, 04 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Reducing Analytical Costs with the Mastersizer 3000 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/particle/reducecosts-mastersizer-3000-ct/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/particle/reducecosts-mastersizer-3000-ct/ Here, we look at how the Mastersizer 3000, the market-leading laboratory particle size analyzer from Malvern Instruments, can save you time, money and resources, and ultimately deliver a healthy return on investment. Wed, 03 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT University of Edinburgh develops new chemical substance analysis software technique http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsuniversity-of-edinburgh-develops-new-chemical-substance-analysis-software-technique-4968288 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsuniversity-of-edinburgh-develops-new-chemical-substance-analysis-software-technique-4968288 Researchers at the University of Edinburgh teamed up with the UK Defence Science and Technology Laboratory to develop a new chemical substance analysis software technique that could help enhance homeland security measures and the detection of illicit… Tue, 02 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT MIC Opens New Office for Asia http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/construction/mic-ct/pressnew-office-for-asia.html http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/construction/mic-ct/pressnew-office-for-asia.html MIC Customs Solutions established its new subsidiary in Bangkok, Thailand, MIC Customs Solutions TH Ltd. in June 2016, to better support its clients in Asia. Tue, 02 Aug 2016 10:25:00 GMT Eurotainer SA Renews ISO 9001 Quality Certification http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/packaging/eurotainer/pressrenews-iso-9001.html http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/packaging/eurotainer/pressrenews-iso-9001.html On 17-18 May 2016, Eurotainer SA was audited for ISO 9001 certification. The evaluation was successful and Eurotainer SA has renewed their ISO 9001 certification through September 2018. Mon, 01 Aug 2016 15:00:00 GMT