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Weekly Round Up
28 August 2016
Latest Companies

Drytech - Industrial Drying Equipment for Chemical Plants

Barriquand Technologies Thermiques - PLATULAR® - All-Welded Plate Heat Exchangers

GKN Sinter Metals - Sintered Metal Filters and Components

Malvern Instruments - Analytical Solutions for Manufacturing Productivity

HEROSE - Cryogenic Valves

Press Releases

FDA Reveals Emerging Technology Validates Bioequivalence Evaluation
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 challenge with this approval was proving bioequivalence compared to the innovator product.

INFOLABEL Launches New Website
INFOLABEL AG is the Swiss manufacturer of the proven Chemap® filtration system and long-time owner of the Funda filter technology know-how.

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

Eurotainer SA Renews ISO 9001 Quality Certification
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 2018.

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

White Papers

Filtration Made Easy
Centrifugal discharge, pressure leaf CD-Filters are compact, closed, selfcleaning, multiple plate filters available with integrated heating and drying for manufacturing, pilot and...

Reducing Analytical Costs with the Mastersizer 3000
Here, we look at how the Mastersizer 3000, the market-leading laboratory particle size analyzer from Malvern Instruments, can save you time, money and resources, and ultimately deliver a...

Overcoming and Quantifying ‘Wall Slip’ in Measurements Made on a Rotational Rheometer
When making shear rheological measurements on structured liquids, in particular suspensions, emulsions or foams there is a high probability that the measurement may be affected by a...

Platular® Technology
Custom-designed and built, Platular® wide-gap all-welded heat exchangers are the most versatile units on the market....

Replacing Viscometers with Rheometers
Rheometer design and functionality has advanced considerably over the course of the last decade and today's instruments offer an extremely broad range of test capabilities, wrapped in software...

Features

July's top stories: Emery Oleochemicals expands operations, Grace BASF polyolefin catalysts business
Emery Oleochemicals has expanded its technical development centre (TDC) in Cincinnati, Ohio. WR Grace has completed the acquisition of BASF's Polyolefin Catalysts business for an undisclosed amount. Chemicals-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from July.

June's top stories: Shell to build in Pennsylvania, Albemarle-BASF $3.2bn deal
Shell Chemical Appalachia revealed plans to build a new petrochemical complex near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US, while Albemarle signed an agreement to sell its Chemetall surface treatment business to BASF for $3.2bn. Chemicals-technology.com wraps-up the key headlines from June.

May's top stories: Bostik expands Seremban capacities, Air Liquide's buys Airgas
Bostik expanded production capacities of its cementitious product at its Seremban plant, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) granted clearance for the acquisition of Airgas by Air Liquide. Chemicals-technology.com wraps-up the key headlines from May.

April's top stories: LABIX’s Alkylbenzene output, Yara boosts fertiliser capacity
LABIX started linear Alkylbenzene production in Thailand, and Yara International is planning to invest $275m to expand its Rio Grande fertiliser plant. Chemicals-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from April 2016.

March's top stories: BASF starts construction of HR-PIB plant, Kemira’s production line
BASF and Petronas Chemicals Group started constructing a highly reactive polyisobutene (HR-PIB) production plant in Kuantan, Malaysia, and Kemira unveiled plans to build a new sodium chlorate production line and cell-room at its facility at Joutseno. Chemicals-technology.com wraps-up the key headlines from March 2016.

Projects

Braskem-Idesa Integrated Polyethylene Production Plant, Veracruz
Braskem-Idesa built a new integrated polyethylene production complex in Mexico. The project, named Ethylene XXI, is the largest private petrochemical facility in Mexico.

Indorama Eleme's Fertiliser Plant, Port Harcourt
Indonesia-based Indorama Eleme Fertilizer and Chemicals Limited (IEFCL) constructed new fertiliser and methanol plants in Nigeria.

SaBuCo Butanol Plant, Jubail
Saudi Butanol Company (SaBuCo), a joint venture (JV) between three Saudi petrochemical companies namely Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara), Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Company (Saudi Kayan) and Saudi Acrylic Acid Company (SAAC), constructed a butanol plant in Jubail, Saudi Arabia.

Yuhuang Chemical's Methanol Manufacturing Complex, Louisiana
Yuhuang Chemical, a subsidiary of Shandong Yuhuang Chemical, has proposed to construct a world-scale methanol manufacturing complex along the Mississippi River in St. James Parish, Louisiana, with an investment of $1.85bn.

Sadara Chemicals Complex, Al Sharqiya
Sadara Chemical Company is developing one of the world's largest chemicals complexes in Jubail Industrial City in Al Sharqiya, Saudi Arabia.


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