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 NOVA Chemicals polyethylene reactor commences commercial operations http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsnova-chemicals-polyethylene-reactor-commences-commercial-operations-5720799 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsnova-chemicals-polyethylene-reactor-commences-commercial-operations-5720799 NOVA Chemicals, a global company that supplies polyethylene in the Americas, has announced that its new world-scale linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) gas phase reactor at its Joffre, Alberta site has commenced commercial operations. 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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Linde contracted to supply methane and hydrogen to Evonik http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newslinde-contracted-to-supply-methane-and-hydrogen-to-evonik-5716381 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newslinde-contracted-to-supply-methane-and-hydrogen-to-evonik-5716381 Linde Gas Singapore has agreed to supply methane and hydrogen to Evonik Methionine SEA's second world-scale methionine complex in Singapore (Me6). Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Clariant and KBR supply catalysts to Indonesian ammonia plants http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsclariant-and-kbr-supplies-catalysts-to-indonesian-ammonia-plants-5715373 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsclariant-and-kbr-supplies-catalysts-to-indonesian-ammonia-plants-5715373 Specialty chemicals company Clariant is providing total catalyst solutions to two major ammonia production plants in Indonesia in cooperation with licensing partner KBR. 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Traditional pumping solutions experience hi… Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Air Products to increase nitrogen capacity to support semiconductor industry in South Korea http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsair-products-to-increase-nitrogen-capacity-to-fulfill-increasing-demand-from-semiconductor-industry-5713281 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsair-products-to-increase-nitrogen-capacity-to-fulfill-increasing-demand-from-semiconductor-industry-5713281 US chemical company Air Products is planning to increase nitrogen production to meet increasing demand from Pyeongtaek City, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Arlington Capital Partners to acquire Molecular Products Group http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsarlington-capital-partners-to-acquire-molecular-products-group-5711047 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsarlington-capital-partners-to-acquire-molecular-products-group-5711047 Molecular Products Group (MPG) and Business Growth Fund (BGF) have announced the sale of the business to Washington DC based private equity firm Arlington Capital Partners. Mon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Air Products sells performance materials Division to Evonik for $3.8bn http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsair-products-sells-performance-materials-division-to-evonik-for-38bn-5709917 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsair-products-sells-performance-materials-division-to-evonik-for-38bn-5709917 Global industrial gases company Air Products has completed the sale of its performance materials division (PMD) to speciality chemical manufacturer Evonik Industries for $3.8bn in cash. Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Using Squeeze Flow to Extend Rheological Measurements for Concentrated Suspensions http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/particle/squeeze-flow-ct/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/particle/squeeze-flow-ct/ Making shear rheological measurements on samples with a high solids fraction can present difficulties on a rotational rheometer, since the sample can be prone to fracture even at low-medium shear rates. Thu, 05 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Key Considerations When Purchasing an Advanced GPC/SEC system http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/particle/gpcsec-system-ct/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/particle/gpcsec-system-ct/ Buying a new piece of laboratory equipment is always a big decision. Many thousands of dollars are often being invested based on relatively little information. Wed, 04 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Huntsman completes sale of European surfactants business http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newshuntsman-completes-sale-of-european-surfactants-business-5708507 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newshuntsman-completes-sale-of-european-surfactants-business-5708507 Global chemical manufacturer Huntsman Corporation has completed the sale of its European surfactants business to Innospec for $225m. Wed, 04 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT BlueCielo-Software to Maximize your Profitability http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/construction/bluecielo-ecm-solutions-asset-management-software/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/construction/bluecielo-ecm-solutions-asset-management-software/ BlueCielo provides asset information management software solutions to market-leading owner / operators and contractors in process industries worldwide. 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