For a rising number of chemical companies, an increasingly profitable market is the sale of chemicals to aid the extraction of oil and gas.… more

2014 will be a telling year for the Generic Drug User Fee Act (GDUFA) and its effects on the future of the generic drug industry.… more

Membranes are employed as flat films, hollow fibers, tubules, and tubes, while their physical structures can be as follows: microporous symmetric ...… more

As the dust settles– quite literally – fireworks have again hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons. There are two major problems; safety and pollution.… more

Versalis Expands EPDM Rubber at Ferrara

Italian chemical producer Versalis is expanding capacity for EPDM rubber at its plant in Ferarra. When the expansion is completed in the second half ...

Carlyle See Buyout Firms Focus on Emerging Markets

The global private equity industry will see more listed players in coming years, while focusing more on emerging markets, less on leverage and more ...

Scottish Economy Slowdown Blamed on Grangemouth Dispute

The acrimonious labor dispute at Ineos' Grangemouth chemical and refinery complex in October and November of last year is being blamed in part for ...

LyondellBasell Ends Talks to Sell Berre Refinery

LyondellBasell has ended talks to sell its Berre refinery near Marseilles, France, saying the bid failed to offer acceptable commercial terms and ...

Powder Systems' universal Milling Isolator

Powder Systems' (PSL's) multiple mill isolator can accommodate different mills in a single glovebox. Specially designed L-shape window glovebox for ...

Chugai Pharma Manufacturing Adopts Lonza’s MODA-EM Quality Control Microbiology Automation Platform

Lonza announced today that Chugai Pharmaceutical Manufacturing (CPMC) has adopted Lonza's Quality Control Microbiology automation ...

Ems-Chemie moves to Aveva Everything3D mid-project

Ems-Chemie has moved to the new Aveva Everything3D (E3D) software for the design of its chemical facilities. The Ems-Services business unit of ...

Ineos chooses Intergraph‘s CADWorx to increase plant efficiency

Ineos Oxide, a leading producer of ethylene/propylene oxide and ethylene/propylene oxide derivatives plus a range of solvents and chemical ...

Egnaton Notes plus

Sustainability is influenced by acting interdisciplinary and a huge variety of single parameters. Due to the perception that single organizations or ...

Medicine For The Pharmceutical Industry

To stay competitive, pharmaceutical companies have to explore every cost-cutting opportunity. They have already made some progress by outsourcing ...

Where Is Germany Headed? Taking Stock and Looking Ahead

No question, the chemical industry faces daunting challenges. As sales markets and goods flows globalize and new production centers emerge, both ...

Peter Greven, a leading producer of oleochemical additives with sites in Germany, The Netherlands and Malaysia, is starting up a new, ...

LEAN Supply Chain Management

A Paradigm Shift in Supply Chain Management in the Chemical Industry

Supply chain management (SCM) requirements have changed significantly over the past few years. The buzzword nowadays when managing global supply ...

Oil- and Gas-Field Chemicals

Fluctuating Energy Prices and Interruptions to Production Can Undermine Strong Growth in Demand

Soaring Costs - For a rising number of chemical companies, an increasingly profitable market is the sale of chemicals to aid the extraction of oil ...

Plastics Interface Technology (PIT) - is a patented technology for the bonding of various decorative materials with a polymer substrate. Developed by ...

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