Chemicals Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Chemicals Technology-Updates Optimising Metal Powders for Application in Additive Manufacturing Processes 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 ABB has developed an unrivalled FT-NIR calibration expertise and is able to offer turnkey models for crystallinity determination in PET containers. 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Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 GMT Nexam Chemical to takeover Sweden’s Plasticolor 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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! 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 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 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 <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 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 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