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 AkzoNobel and Atul to establish monochloro acetic acid JV in India http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsakzonobel-and-atul-to-establish-monochloro-acetic-acid-jv-in-india-4879278 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsakzonobel-and-atul-to-establish-monochloro-acetic-acid-jv-in-india-4879278 Dutch firm AkzoNobel and India-based Atul, a Lalbhai Group company, have signed an agreement to establish a manufacturing joint venture (JV) for production of monochloro acetic acid (MCA), a key raw material for crop protection and other chemicals. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT BioAmber Secures C$10m Loan from BDC for Sarnia Plant http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/renewable-and-bio-based-chemicals/bioamber/pressc10m-loan-bdc.html http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/renewable-and-bio-based-chemicals/bioamber/pressc10m-loan-bdc.html BioAmber, a leader in renewable materials, today announced that its Canadian subsidiary BioAmber Sarnia, a joint venture with Mitsui & Co., has secured a C$10m loan from BDC Capital (BDCC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Business Development Bank of Ca… Wed, 27 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT Umicore to invest €160m to expand capacity of NMC cathode materials http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsumicore-to-invest-160m-to-expand-capacity-of-nmc-cathode-materials-4876539 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsumicore-to-invest-160m-to-expand-capacity-of-nmc-cathode-materials-4876539 Belgian materials technology firm Umicore is planning to expand its production capacity for nickel manganese cobalt (NMC) cathode materials in China and South Korea. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Process Heating Systems: Gas and Oil Fired http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/heattransfer/process-heating-systems-gas-oil-fired/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/heattransfer/process-heating-systems-gas-oil-fired/ Thermal fluid heating ('hot oil') systems provide high efficiency and low pressure operations for temperatures as high as 700°F. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 14:17:00 GMT Grace agrees to buy BASF polyolefin catalysts business http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsgrace-agrees-buy-basf-polyolefin-catalysts-business-4873471 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsgrace-agrees-buy-basf-polyolefin-catalysts-business-4873471 US-based W.R. Grace has entered an agreement to acquire the polyolefin catalysts business of German chemical group BASF for an undisclosed amount. Sun, 24 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Valtris completes acquisition of Akcros Chemicals http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsvaltris-completes-acquisition-of-akcros-chemicals-4872640 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsvaltris-completes-acquisition-of-akcros-chemicals-4872640 Valtris Specialty Chemicals has completed the acquisition of Akcros Holdings (Akcros), a provider of specialty chemicals used as additives in production and processing of polymers, paint, and coatings with operations in Europe and North America. Thu, 21 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT MIC Welcomes Chemours as Newest MIC Customer http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/construction/mic-ct/presschemours-newest-mic-customer.html http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/construction/mic-ct/presschemours-newest-mic-customer.html MIC Customs Solutions is pleased to announce that Chemours has signed a new deal, making them the newest client in MIC's customer portfolio. Thu, 21 Apr 2016 12:10:00 GMT Thermal Fluid Systems-Thermal Fluid / Hot Oil / Thermal Liquid Heating Systems http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/heattransfer/thermal_fluid/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/heattransfer/thermal_fluid/ Thermal Fluid Systems is a complete system supplier of thermal fluid heaters and hot oil systems including heating, cooling, pumps, valves, tanks, heat exchangers, economizers, stacks and associated equipment. Thu, 21 Apr 2016 08:28:00 GMT Solenis agrees to buy two Dutch specialty chemical firms http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newssolenis-agrees-buy-two-dutch-specialty-chemical-firms-4869448 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newssolenis-agrees-buy-two-dutch-specialty-chemical-firms-4869448 Solenis has signed an agreement to acquire shares in two Netherlands-based companies Lostris International and Wester Blend, which are focused on supplying specialty chemicals to the pulp and tissue and towel markets. Tue, 19 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Italvacuum to Attend at POWTECH 2016 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/mixers/italvacuum/presspowtech-2016-ct.html http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/mixers/italvacuum/presspowtech-2016-ct.html Italvacuum, international manufacturer of vacuum dryers and vacuum pumps for the chemical, pharmaceutical and cosmetics industry, is going to participate at POWTECH 2016 trade fair for processing, analysis, and handling of powder and bulk solids, whi… Mon, 18 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Preview of Verderflex Vantage 5000 - The Next Generation Peristaltic Cased Pump with Intuitive Touch-Screen Technology http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/pumps/verderflex-pumps/pressvantage-5000.html http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/pumps/verderflex-pumps/pressvantage-5000.html The new Verderflex Vantage 5000 is a highly advanced next generation peristaltic pump system with touchscreen technology and intuitive operating system. Mon, 18 Apr 2016 13:27:00 GMT Dura 5 and Dura 7 HPLV Pumps http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/pumps/dura57-hplv-pumps-ct/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/pumps/dura57-hplv-pumps-ct/ The Verderflex Dura is the first real advance in hose pump technology since the high pressure hose. The Verderflex Dura 5 and Dura 7 combine a close coupled pump's compactness with traditional long coupled pump benefits in superior high-pressure, low… Mon, 18 Apr 2016 13:02:00 GMT Praxair gets Canadian approval for sale of Noxivent nitric oxide http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newspraxair-gets-approval-sale-noxivent-nitric-oxide-canada-4867215 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newspraxair-gets-approval-sale-noxivent-nitric-oxide-canada-4867215 Praxair Canada has secured approval for the sale of its Noxivent brand of inhaled nitric oxide. Sun, 17 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT MIC Customs Solutions-Trade Compliance Software for the Chemical Sector http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/construction/mic-ct/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/construction/mic-ct/ MIC offers customs and trade compliance software to facilitate importing and exporting processes for the chemicals industry.The solutions increase efficiency, transparency and compliance in a single ... Fri, 15 Apr 2016 08:39:00 GMT Huron's Valentus Specialty Chemicals acquires Precision Technology http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newshurons-valentus-specialty-chemicals-acquires-precision-technology-4865702 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newshurons-valentus-specialty-chemicals-acquires-precision-technology-4865702 US-based Huron Capital Partners' Valentus Specialty Chemicals (Valentus) has acquired the floor finishes business of Tennessee-based Precision Technology (Precision). Thu, 14 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Sadara Chemicals Complex, Al Sharqiya http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/sadara-complex/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/projects/sadara-complex/ Sadara Chemical Company is developing one of the world's largest chemicals complexes in Jubail Industrial City in Al Sharqiya, Saudi Arabia. Thu, 14 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT A Basic Guide to Particle Characterisation http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/particle/particle-characterisation-ct/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/particle/particle-characterisation-ct/ The aim of this guide is to provide a basic grounding in the main particle characterisation techniques currently in use within industry and academia. Thu, 14 Apr 2016 13:00:00 GMT Praxair to install Optimelt and oxygen supply systems for glassmaker Libbey http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newspraxair-to-install-optimelt-and-oxygen-supply-systems-for-glassmaker-libbey-4863169 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newspraxair-to-install-optimelt-and-oxygen-supply-systems-for-glassmaker-libbey-4863169 US-based industrial gas producer Praxair has secured a contract from glassware and tableware manufacturer Libbey to supply its Optimelt thermochemical regenerator (TCR) system. Tue, 12 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT BlueCielo-The Leading AIM and EngCM Solution for Chemicals 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. Mon, 11 Apr 2016 12:10:00 GMT Verderflex-Peristaltic Hose and Tube Pumps http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/pumps/verderflex-pumps/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/pumps/verderflex-pumps/ Verderflex specialises in the manufacture of peristaltic hose pumps and other pumping solutions for a variety of industries, including brewing, water and wastewater treatment, food and beverage, and ... Mon, 11 Apr 2016 12:06:00 GMT