The global pharmaceutical industry is looking for ways to improve its cost base. More and more often this includes outsourcing to contract manufacturing partners.… more

In the US, where economic growth has been characterized as “slow and steady”, expansion and strength in the chemical industry continues and momentum is building.… more

While the crude oil price plunge may trouble Saudi sheiks and America’s shale barons, in Switzerland Ineos’ top brass is keeping a cool head.… more

The results of a study show that many international companies today still lack a global harmonized transportation management strategy.… more

Bayer's Carve-Out of MaterialScience on Track for 2016

The Bayer group is on track to become a pure life sciences group by mid-2016, by which time it intends to have carved out its plastics sub-group, CEO ...
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US Court Orders J&J to pay $136 Million in Risperdal Case

The Supreme Court of the US state of South Carolina has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a penalty of $136 million, upholding a jury's finding ...
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ECHA publishes REACh Evaluation Report 2014

The REACh Evaluation Report 2014, published by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), shows that a considerable share of the examined registration ...
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Chevron Quits Shale Gas Market in Romania, too

Shortly after announcing plans to withdraw from shale gas exploration in Poland, US oil and energy group Chevron has said it will also pull out of ...
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Merck Millipore Introduces PureFlex Plus Container Film for Biopharmaceutical Applications

Merck Millipore has expanded its single-use film offerings with the introduction of PureFlex Plus film, a robust, durable film used in the ...
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New Anti-Aging Active Ingredient from Exsymol

Sirhamnose from Exsymol is an innovative active ingredient that protects the dermal-epidermal junction (DEJ) and provides it with new stability. It ...
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Not All Natural Gas is the Same

In view of the increasing diversification of sources of natural gas supply, consumers are increasingly being supplied natural gas with varying gas ...
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XIRAN IZ from Polyscope Helps Take the Heat

Polyscope, the world's leading producer of styrene maleic anhydride (SMA) copolymers, has added a third dimension to its already extensive product ...
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10 reasons to consider closed system liquid dispensing for bulk shipping containers

Learn how to dispense hazardous or costly chemicals from bulk containers without spills, fumes or waste. New white paper, "10 reasons to consider ...
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Practitioner’s guide for “LEAN Supply Chain Planning”

Comprehensive practitioner's guide written by Camelot CEO Dr. Josef Packowski describes the first holistic approach to LEAN SCM for process ...
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Egnaton Notes plus

Sustainability is influenced by acting interdisciplinary and a huge variety of single parameters. Due to the perception that single organizations or ...
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Although Chemtura Organometallics Specialties (OMS) has manufactured organometallics for more than 50 years, a period of change over the past several ...
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With Oil Prices Down, Energy Companies Need to Adopt a 'Cost Culture'

AlixPartners Survey Reveals Only 19% of North American Firms Finish Projects on Budget

With the recent fall-off in oil prices, companies in virtually all sectors of the oil, gas and chemicals (OGC) industry worldwide are going to have ...
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A Cheat Sheet on Lower Oil Prices

Oil prices have plunged, helping consumers but worrying energy-reliant countries and companies

A little background: over the past seven-plus months, the price of a barrel of oil dropped from $107 to less than $50. This took prices to 2009 ...
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Data monitoring with T&D's networked data loggers not only helps to safeguard goods and processes, but also ensures accurate and error free ...
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