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 Lanxess to invest €25m in Antwerp production site http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newslanxess-to-invest-25m-in-antwerp-production-site-5797201 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newslanxess-to-invest-25m-in-antwerp-production-site-5797201 Global speciality chemical company Lanxess is planning to invest nearly €25m in its Antwerp’s integrated production complex, which is engaged in manufacturing polyamide and precursors for plastics. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT May 2017 Webinar: Evaluating the Biosimilarity of Monoclonal Antibody Biotherapeutic Products http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/particle/malvern/pressmay-2017-webinar.html http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/particle/malvern/pressmay-2017-webinar.html Comparative analytical data is at the foundation of any successful biosimilarity programme. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:38:00 GMT Germany's Lanxess acquires Chemtura for €2.4bn http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsgermanys-lanxess-takes-over-chemtura-for-24bn-5794441 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsgermanys-lanxess-takes-over-chemtura-for-24bn-5794441 German specialist chemicals company Lanxess has successfully completed the acquisition of Chemtura, a US company that supplies flame retardant and lubricant additives. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Inox Air Products to build six new air separation plants in India http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsinox-air-products-to-build-six-new-air-separation-plants-in-india-5793238 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsinox-air-products-to-build-six-new-air-separation-plants-in-india-5793238 Inox Air Products joint venture (JV) in India is to build six new air separation units (ASUs) with an investment of $100m. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Nova Chemicals to acquire Geismar olefins facility in US Gulf Coast for $2.1bn http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsnova-chemicals-to-acquire-geismar-olefins-facility-in-us-coast-for-21bn-5790705 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsnova-chemicals-to-acquire-geismar-olefins-facility-in-us-coast-for-21bn-5790705 Nova Chemicals has agreed to acquire Williams Partners’ 88.46% ownership interest in the olefins plant in Geismar, Louisiana, US, along with approximately 525 acres of undeveloped land adjacent to the plant and Williams’ interest in the ethylene trad… Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Data-Driven Solutions for Gas and Flame Detection http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/safety/data-driven-solutions/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/safety/data-driven-solutions/ Tyco Gas & Flame Detection is a global leader in the manufacture and supply of gas and flame detection solutions, possessing hundreds of years of combined experience and a comprehensive portfolio of products and devices. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 11:50:00 GMT Tyco Unveils New Portable Gas Detection Device http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/safety/tyco-gas-and-flame-detection/pressnew-detection-device.html http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/safety/tyco-gas-and-flame-detection/pressnew-detection-device.html Tyco Gas & Flame Detection, a leading global manufacturer of gas and flame detection products, has launched its new Gasurveyor 700 portable gas detection device. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 11:05:00 GMT IDCON CEO Meets with Capitol Hill Officials http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/construction/idcon-inc/presscapitol-hill-meeting.html http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/construction/idcon-inc/presscapitol-hill-meeting.html IDCON founder and CEO Christer Idhammar recently paid a visit to Capitol Hill in Washington DC to lobby for workforce development alongside the Society of Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP). Sun, 16 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT ABB Analytical-High-Performance FT-IR and FT-NIR Analysers http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/controls/abb-analytical/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/controls/abb-analytical/ For more than 40 years, ABB's portfolio of high-performance laboratory, at-line and process FT-IR / FT-NIR analyzers have addressed a wide variety of applications. Thu, 13 Apr 2017 10:19:00 GMT Mitsui's commences electrolyte solution production at Nagoya Works facilities http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsmitsui-chemicals-nagoya-works-facility-commences-electrolyte-solution-production-5785843 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsmitsui-chemicals-nagoya-works-facility-commences-electrolyte-solution-production-5785843 Japan's Mitsui Chemicals has initiated the production of electrolyte solution at its facilities at Nagoya Works, to meet the growing demand for the lithium-ion battery-use electrolyte solution. Tue, 11 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT IDCON Industry Events and Workshops 2017/2018 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/construction/idcon-inc/pressevents-2017-2018.html http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/construction/idcon-inc/pressevents-2017-2018.html IDCON is pleased to announce that it will be involved in a number of presentations, exhibitions and workshops over the next twelve months, which are set to take place at industry events that aim to support reliability and maintenance professionals. Mon, 10 Apr 2017 15:43:00 GMT Houghton International to merge with Quaker Chemical http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newshoughton-international-to-merge-with-quaker-chemical-5780980 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newshoughton-international-to-merge-with-quaker-chemical-5780980 Gulf Oil International subsidiary Houghton International has entered a definitive agreement to merge with Quaker Chemical to create a combined company in the process fluids and speciality chemicals sector. Sun, 09 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Elsevier introduces challenges for next-generation of chemists and engineers http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newselsevier-introduces-two-challenges-for-next-generation-of-chemists-and-engineers-5781940 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newselsevier-introduces-two-challenges-for-next-generation-of-chemists-and-engineers-5781940 Information analytics company Elsevier has launched two game-based learning challenges, the Reaxys ChemSearch Challenge (CSC) and the Engineering Academic Challenge (EAC), to aid development of aspiring chemists and engineers. Thu, 06 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT April 2017 Webinar: Rheometery vs Viscometry http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/particle/malvern/pressapril-2017-webinar.html http://www.chemicals-technology.com/contractors/particle/malvern/pressapril-2017-webinar.html As its name implies, a viscometer is used to measure the viscosity of a given fluid. Thu, 06 Apr 2017 11:54:00 GMT March's top stories: Oxea starts building propanol unit, LabNetwork-Elsevier team-up http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featuremarchs-top-stories-oxea-begins-construction-of-propanol-unit-labnetwork-collaborates-with-elsevier-5779786/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/features/featuremarchs-top-stories-oxea-begins-construction-of-propanol-unit-labnetwork-collaborates-with-elsevier-5779786/ Oxea began construction of propanol unit in Texas, and WuXi AppTec’s chemistry ecommerce platform LabNetwork collaborated with Elsevier. Chemicals-technology.com wraps-up key headlines from March 2017. Tue, 04 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Clariant opens bleaching earth production facility in Indonesia http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsclariant-opens-bleaching-earth-production-facility-in-indonesia-5779684 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsclariant-opens-bleaching-earth-production-facility-in-indonesia-5779684 Specialty chemicals manufacturer Clariant has opened a new bleaching earth production facility for its Business Unit Functional Minerals in Gresik, near Surabaya, Indonesia. Tue, 04 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT AkzoNobel, AB, and EY launch online tool to track bio-based materials http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsakzonobel-ab-ey-launch-online-tool-to-track-bio-based-materials-in-chemical-industry-5777150 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newsakzonobel-ab-ey-launch-online-tool-to-track-bio-based-materials-in-chemical-industry-5777150 AkzoNobel, Advanced Biochemical (Thailand) (ABT) and EY have launched a new online tool as a pilot project aimed at using e-certification to track bio-based content along the value chain. Sun, 02 Apr 2017 23:00:00 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. Sun, 02 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Implementing OMNISEC Technology in Multi-Detector GPC / SEC Polysaccharide Studies http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/particle/gpc-sec-polysaccharide-studies/ http://www.chemicals-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/particle/gpc-sec-polysaccharide-studies/ Polysaccharides are a versatile, naturally-occurring class of materials, and are increasingly used in an array of industrial applications ranging from bio-printing, bioengineering and pharmaceuticals to paper and cotton manufacturing. Thu, 30 Mar 2017 23:00:00 GMT LANXESS to increase global iron oxide pigment capacity http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newslanxess-to-increase-global-iron-oxide-pigment-capacity-5775909 http://www.chemicals-technology.com/news/newslanxess-to-increase-global-iron-oxide-pigment-capacity-5775909 Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is planning to increase its global iron oxide pigment production to ensure consistent supply to its customers in the long-term. Thu, 30 Mar 2017 23:00:00 GMT