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26 April 2017
Industry News

Germany's Lanxess acquires Chemtura for €2.4bn
German specialist chemicals company Lanxess has successfully completed the acquisition of Chemtura, a US company that supplies flame retardant and lubricant additives.

Inox Air Products to build six new air separation plants in India
Inox Air Products joint venture (JV) in India is to build six new air separation units (ASUs) with an investment of $100m.

Nova Chemicals to acquire Geismar olefins facility in US Gulf Coast for $2.1bn
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 trading hub in Mt. Belvieu in Texas.

Mitsui's commences electrolyte solution production at Nagoya Works facilities
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.

Press Releases

May 2017 Webinar: Evaluating the Biosimilarity of Monoclonal Antibody Biotherapeutic Products
Comparative analytical data is at the foundation of any successful biosimilarity programme.

Tyco Unveils New Portable Gas Detection Device
Tyco Gas & Flame Detection, a leading global manufacturer of gas and flame detection products, has launched its new Gasurveyor 700 portable gas detection device.

IDCON CEO Meets with Capitol Hill Officials
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).

IDCON Industry Events and Workshops 2017/2018
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.

April 2017 Webinar: Rheometery vs Viscometry
As its name implies, a viscometer is used to measure the viscosity of a given fluid.

White Papers

Data-Driven Solutions for Gas and Flame Detection
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...

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....

Implementing OMNISEC Technology in Multi-Detector 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...

How Switching Mobile Phases Can Improve OMNISEC Results
Polylactic acid and polyglycolic acid are biodegradable, thermoplastic materials, and are increasingly being used in a diverse range of industries, for example biomedical applications such...

Examining the Impact of Particle Characteristics on Suspension Rheology and Product Behaviour
Understanding the behaviour of interactions between dispersed particles in a liquid medium is crucial when it comes to achieving desirable product performance in systems such as ceramics,...

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