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 Optimising Metal Powders for Application in Additive Manufacturing Processes http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/particle/optimising-powders-additive-manufacturing/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/particle/optimising-powders-additive-manufacturing/ Additive manufacturing (AM) processes have undergone a significant transition in recent years from a simple prototyping solution into an innovative, economically expedient method of component production. Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:00:00 GMT Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Packaging Analyzer http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/controls/abb-pet-ct/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/controls/abb-pet-ct/ ABB has developed an unrivalled FT-NIR calibration expertise and is able to offer turnkey models for crystallinity determination in PET containers. Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:00:00 GMT Meridian 2017 - What's New http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/construction/meridian2017-new-ch/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/construction/meridian2017-new-ch/ <noindex>BlueCielo provides solutions to manage engineering information throughout the asset lifecycle. </noindex> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:49:00 GMT Elementis to sell Dutch surfactants business http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newselementis-to-offload-dutch-surfactants-business-6001602 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newselementis-to-offload-dutch-surfactants-business-6001602 Elementis has signed an agreement to sell its Dutch Surfactants business to Kolb Distribution in a €39m deal.  Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 GMT Schoeller-Bleckmann Nitec-High-Pressure Vessels for the Fertiliser Industry http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/heattransfer/schoeller/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/heattransfer/schoeller/ Schoeller-Bleckmann Nitec, Austria, are specialists in the manufacture of pressure vessels for the fertilizer industry, particularly for ammonia and urea plants, and have been active on international markets with this product range for a number of ye… Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:41:00 GMT Clariant to design new propane dehydrogenation unit in China http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsclariant-to-design-new-propane-dehydrogenation-unit-in-china-5998906 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsclariant-to-design-new-propane-dehydrogenation-unit-in-china-5998906 Clariant has signed an agreement with Xuzhou HaiDing Chemical Technology to develop a new CATOFIN catalyst and propane dehydrogenation (PDH) unit in Pizhou, Jiangsu Province, China. Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 GMT Nexam Chemical to takeover Sweden’s Plasticolor http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsnexam-chemical-to-take-over-swedens-plasticolor-5997673 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsnexam-chemical-to-take-over-swedens-plasticolor-5997673 Nexam Chemical is set to purchase all shares in Plasticolor Sweden for a total consideration of Skr116m ($13.7m). Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 GMT Air Products' new Chinese gas plant commences operation http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsair-productss-new-chinese-gas-plant-commences-operation-5994960 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsair-productss-new-chinese-gas-plant-commences-operation-5994960 US-based industrial gases company Air Products has started operations at its new plant located in the Pukou Economic Development Zone (PKEDZ), Nanjing, China.  Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:00 GMT Malvern Panalytical Launches Collaborative Project to Develop Biopharmaceuticals http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/particle/malvern/pressmalvern-panalytical-launches-collaborative-project.html http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/particle/malvern/pressmalvern-panalytical-launches-collaborative-project.html Malvern Panalytical has announced the launch of a collaborative project that aims to support the development of existing and next generation biopharmaceutical products. Mon, 04 Dec 2017 15:15:00 GMT BASF opens new chemical catalysts production plant in China http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsbasf-opens-new-chemical-catalysts-production-plant-in-china-5992531 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsbasf-opens-new-chemical-catalysts-production-plant-in-china-5992531 BASF has opened its first Asian manufacturing facility for chemical catalysts in Caojing, Shanghai, China. Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:00:00 GMT AkzoNobel shareholders approve separation of Specialty Chemicals http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsakzonobel-shareholders-approve-separation-of-specialty-chemicals-5991626 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsakzonobel-shareholders-approve-separation-of-specialty-chemicals-5991626 Akzo Nobel N.V's (AkzoNobel) shareholders have approved the separation of its Specialty Chemicals business at Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) as part of its plan to create two focused, high-performing businesses - Paints and Coatings and Specialt… Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 GMT Studying the Applications and Characterisation of Gold Nanoparticles by Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/particle/gold-nanoparticle-applications/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/particle/gold-nanoparticle-applications/ Gold nanoparticles are one of the most popular and extensively researched types of nanoparticle; a Google Scholar search of the term results in over 500,000 hits. Thu, 30 Nov 2017 16:53:00 GMT KIPIC to use Honeywell technology at Al-Zour refinery http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newskipic-to-use-honeywell-technology-at-al-zour-refinery-5988706 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newskipic-to-use-honeywell-technology-at-al-zour-refinery-5988706 Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC), a subsidiary of Kuwait Petroleum (KPC), is planning to expand its refining and petrochemical complex at Al-Zour, south of Kuwait City, by using a range of process technologies from Honeywell UOP… Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT Lanxess to build new high-tech plastics unit in China http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newslanxess-to-build-new-high-tech-plastics-unit-in-china-5986721 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newslanxess-to-build-new-high-tech-plastics-unit-in-china-5986721 German speciality chemical manufacturer Lanxess is planning to invest €20m for the construction of a new high-performance plastics plant in Changzhou, China. Mon, 27 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT Visit FPS at CPhI India! http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/particle/fps-food-and-pharma-systems/pressvisit-fps-cphi-india.html http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/particle/fps-food-and-pharma-systems/pressvisit-fps-cphi-india.html FPS Food and Pharma Systems has announced it will be present at the annual appointment CPhI India in Mumbai. Fri, 24 Nov 2017 10:05:00 GMT Sumitomo Chemical gains Australian firm Botanical Resources http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newssumitomo-chemical-acquires-australian-firm-botanical-resources-5985858 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newssumitomo-chemical-acquires-australian-firm-botanical-resources-5985858 Sumitomo Chemical has acquired 82.9% of shares in Botanical Resources Australia, as well as its affiliated companies (the BRA Group) from the shareholders.   Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT How Malvern Helped Rutgers University Optimise its Polymer Scaffold Fabrication Activities http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/particle/rutgers-polymer-scaffold-fabrication/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/particle/rutgers-polymer-scaffold-fabrication/ The processing of degradable polymers poses a number of unique challenges. Thu, 23 Nov 2017 17:14:00 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/ <noindex>In the chemical industry, having uncontrolled data not only risks non-compliance, but it can also risk a plant's license to operate.</noindex> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:12:00 GMT eBook Introduction to BlueCielo http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/construction/ebook-ct/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/construction/ebook-ct/ All you need to know about who we are, what we do, why customers choose us, and how we can help you. Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:09:00 GMT Air Products secures oxygen and nitrogen supply contract in China http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsair-products-secures-oxygen-and-nitrogen-supply-contract-in-china-5983421 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsair-products-secures-oxygen-and-nitrogen-supply-contract-in-china-5983421 US-based industrial gases firm Air Products has signed a second long-term oxygen and nitrogen supply contract with an unnamed global materials supplier in Guangdong, a coastal province of south-east China. Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT