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DSM and NHU inaugurate PPS compounds joint venture company
24 August, 2016
Royal DSM and chemicals producer Zhejiang NHU Special Materials (NHU) have launched their joint venture company, DSM NHU Engineering Plastics, which will manufacture polyphenylene sulphide...
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BASF opens first construction chemical plant in Sri Lanka Monday, August 22, 2016 Germany-based chemical company BASF has opened its first plant in Sri Lanka for producing construction chemicals under the Master Builders Solutions brand. ...

Westlake Chemical plans to close Axiall acquisition by end of August Friday, August 19, 2016 Texas-based Westlake Chemical is planning to complete the purchase of Atlanta-based Axiall by the end of this month, following receipt of approval from shareholders....

NEC develops bioplastic material using plant-based resin Wednesday, August 17, 2016 Japanese information technology company NEC has collaborated with Kyoto Institute of Technology and Japan's lacquerware artist Yutaro Shimode to develop a bioplastic...

European Commission launches in-depth investigation into Dow and DuPont merger Monday, August 15, 2016 The European Commission (EC) has launched an in-depth investigation to review whether the proposed merger of Dow and DuPont is in line with the EU Merger Regulation....

BASF and Toda Kogyo to collaborate for cathode active materials in North America Friday, August 12, 2016 BASF and chemicals and iron oxides manufacturer Toda Kogyo Corp have entered exclusive negotiations to collaborate in cathode active materials (CAM) and its respective precursors in North...

Yara acquires Tata Chemicals' urea business for $400m Wednesday, August 10, 2016 Norwegian chemical company Yara International has acquired Tata Chemicals' (TCL) Babrala urea plant and distribution business in Uttar Pradesh, India, for $400m on a debt and cash free basis,...

Indorama Ventures signs metaxylene supply agreement with Cepsa Monday, August 08, 2016 Thailand-based producer of intermediate petrochemicals Indorama Ventures (IVL) has entered into a new agreement with Spanish multinational oil and gas company Compañía Española de Petróleos...

Evonik increases capacity of sodium methylate plant in Alabama, US Friday, August 05, 2016 The North American subsidiary of German specialty chemicals manufacturer Evonik Industries has completed the capacity expansion works at its sodium methylate plant in Mobile, Alabama,...

University of Edinburgh develops new chemical substance analysis software technique Wednesday, August 03, 2016 Researchers at the University of Edinburgh teamed up with the UK Defence Science and Technology Laboratory to develop a new chemical substance analysis software technique that could...

LyondellBasell to construct high-density polyethylene plant on US Gulf Coast Monday, August 01, 2016 LyondellBasell has made the final investment decision to construct a high-density polyethylene (HDPE) plant on the US Gulf Coast....

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FDA Reveals Emerging Technology Validates Bioequivalence Evaluation Thursday, August 18, 2016 by Malvern Instruments In recent news, the FDA has used key data generated on the Malvern Morphologi G3-ID system to approve the first generic nasal spray drug product containing mometasone furoate. The primary...

INFOLABEL Launches New Website Wednesday, August 17, 2016 by INFOLABEL INFOLABEL AG is the Swiss manufacturer of the proven Chemap® filtration system and long-time owner of the Funda filter technology...

MIC Opens New Office for Asia Tuesday, August 02, 2016 by MIC Customs Solutions MIC Customs Solutions established its new subsidiary in Bangkok, Thailand, MIC Customs Solutions TH Ltd. in June 2016, to better support its clients in...

Eurotainer SA Renews ISO 9001 Quality Certification Monday, August 01, 2016 by Eurotainer On 17-18 May 2016, Eurotainer SA was audited for ISO 9001 certification. The evaluation was successful and Eurotainer SA has renewed their ISO 9001 certification through September...

Eurotainer Introduces 37,000l Capacity Liquid Type, Swap Body Tank Containers to their Fleet Tuesday, July 26, 2016 by Eurotainer Eurotainer recently took delivery of new 37,000l capacity tank containers in China....

ABB Announces the Release of LLT100 Thursday, July 21, 2016 by ABB Analytical ABB has released laser level transmitter LLT100 for use process automation and inventory...

ARC Advisory Group Recommends Meridian360 Portal Tuesday, July 19, 2016 by BlueCielo ARC Advisory Group assessed the potential of Meridian360 Portal for engineering information management and collaboration in the cloud - read the results of their...

Meridian ROI Calculator Tuesday, July 12, 2016 by BlueCielo Need to build your business case? BlueCielo presents a free online tool to help you choose the best engineering software with a detailed ROI report: the Meridian ROI...

Micromeritics Announces Instrument Grant to the University of the Basque Country Monday, July 04, 2016 by Micromeritics Instrument Corporation Micromeritics' instrument grant committee has recently selected its latest grant recipient. An AutoChem II 2920 has been awarded to the structured catalyst and reactors for energy and...

Micromeritics Extends the Application Utility of their 3Flex Surface Characterization Family of Product with the Addition of the New TCD option Wednesday, June 29, 2016 by Micromeritics Instrument Corporation Micromeritics Instrument Corp. announced today the addition of an optional TCD (thermal conductivity detector) to their 3Flex Surface Characterisation family of products....

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