W. R. Grace Buys Albemarle’s Fine Chemistry Services

01.03.2021 -

W. R. Grace has agreed to buy Albemarle’s Fine Chemistry Services (FCS) business for approximately $570 million, a move that will significantly strengthen and expand...


FDA Grants EUA for J&J’s Covid Vaccine

01.03.2021 -

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on 27 February granted an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Janssen Biotech, part of US...


Shell to Produce “Green” Aviation Fuel in Germany

01.03.2021 -

Shell has announced plans to produce sustainable aviation fuels together with UK-based ITM Power at its Rhineland refinery in Cologne-Wesseling, Germany. A new plant Bio...


Arkema Hikes China Fluoropolymer Capacity

26.02.2021 -

Arkema is planning to invest in more fluoropolymer capacity in China in order to meet strong demand into lithium-ion batteries, as well as the water filtration...


Plant Construction & Process Technology

Think Big – Prove Small – Scale Fast

14.01.2021 -

Digital twin systems transform business by accelerating holistic understanding, optimal decision-making, and effective action.

Reserach & Innovation

Virucidal Testing of Cleanroom Disinfectants

11.01.2021 -

In “normal” times, with the exception of live vaccine manufacturers, control of viruses in cleanrooms is not usually the highest priority within contamination control.

Strategy & Management

Safety Is a Mindset, not a Department

07.12.2020 -

Alexis Pey, Global SHE & Process Safety Manager at Dutch holding Stahl, talks about the company’s safety culture involving the whole organization.

Reserach & Innovation

A New Standard for Process Simulation — and Beyond

04.12.2020 -

Hafnium Labs is tackling one of the toughest challenges in chemical R&D: Obtaining reliable physical property data — fast.



High Purity Synthetic Carbon Adsorbents for Challenging Separations


Novel nanoporous materials for purifications and separations of gas and liquid streams.


How to use your China IP strategy as a chemical company to capture global advantage


China presents both challenges and opportunities to international businesses.


Advancing Sustainable Chemical Solutions

05.10.2020 -

Without products based directly or indirectly on chemicals, life as we know it would be unsustainable. According to various sources, more than 95% of the products around...