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26 February 2017
Industry News

Jiangsu Sailboat Petrochemicals starts Honeywell UOP Methanol-to-Olefins unit
Jiangsu Sailboat Petrochemical company has started Honeywell’s UOP Advanced Methanol-to-Olefins (MTO) unit during a ten-day test to confirm its successful operation.

Tronox agrees to acquire Cristal's TiO2 business for $1.67bn
Tronox has agreed to acquire Cristal’s titanium dioxide (TiO2) business for $1.673bn in cash and Class A ordinary shares representing 24% ownership in the acquiring company.

KBR to revamp MCF’s ammonia plant in India
US-based KBR has secured a deal to modernise Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilizers' (MCF) ammonia plant in Panambur, Mangalore, India.

Clariant and CB&I win deal for propane dehydrogenation unit in China
Specialty chemicals manufacturer Clariant has received a contract from Dongguan Grand Resource Science & Technology to develop a new propane dehydrogenation unit in collaboration with CB&I.

Press Releases

Italvacuum Unveils New Planex Vacuum Drying System
International vacuum manufacturer Italvacuum has designed and realised the new Planex System, which offers the highest levels of quality and productivity while minimising energy consumption.

HEROSE valves achieve Registro Italiano Navale certification
HEROSE is pleased to announce its range of valve products are now certified by the Registro Italiano Navale (RINA).

Webinar: Optimising the Size and Shape of Metal Powder Particles for Additive Manufacture
The efficiency of a particular powder bed additive manufacturing process, and the overall quality of the finished components, is to a large extent dependent on the packing density and flow behaviour of the metal powders involved.

Webinar: Achieving Bioequivalence using Laser Diffraction and Automated Microscopy via Nebulizers

Webinar: What is Surface Zeta Potential and How to Measure It

White Papers

Using Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis to Research Nanobubble Application and Characterisation
The generation, measurement, and applied technologies of so-called nanobubbles, or ultra-fine bubbles, has evolved dramatically in recent years, and their unique properties make them...

Using Squeeze Flow to Extend Rheological Measurements for Concentrated Suspensions
Making shear rheological measurements on samples with a high solids fraction can present difficulties on a rotational rheometer, since the sample can be prone to fracture even at low-medium...

Key Considerations When Purchasing an Advanced GPC/SEC system
Buying a new piece of laboratory equipment is always a big decision. Many thousands of dollars are often being invested based on relatively little...

Heat Exchangers Can Make a Difference
Hit your targets by improving the availability of key...

Time to Harness the True Power of Rheology
Upgrading from a viscometer to a modern rotational rheometer brings access to a range of test methods that can be applied to accelerate and enhance the formulation of personal care...

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