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February 22, 2012
BASF has opened a new manufacturing facility at Shanghai, China, for producing precious metals-based salts and solutions-key materials for mobile emissions catalysts. The salts and...
February 9, 2012
W.R. Grace says it has reorganized its businesses into three operating segments—Catalysts Technologies, Grace Materials Technologies and Grace Construction Products—to...
January 31, 2012
Enzymes group Novozymes says it has created an “exploratory research agreement” with Sea6 Energy (Chennai, India), a start-up biotech firm, to jointly develop an enzymatic...
January 25, 2012
Albemarle has installed a production train for finished polyolefin catalysts, which completes the expansion of its Process Development Center at Baton Rouge, LA.  “The new...
January 16, 2012
This past week has seen a raft of alternative energy technology developments in both the battery and fuel cell fields.  BASF made another step forward in its quest to be the...
January 17, 2012
ACAL Energy (Runcorn, U.K.), a fuel cell technology company, has hired Endeavour Speciality Chemicals (Daventry, U.K.) to scale up a process for making a novel, liquid, non-precious...
January 11, 2012
A group of U.S. scientists say they have successfully used solid materials based on fumed silica impregnated with polyethylenimine (PEI), a readily available and inexpensive polymeric...
December 8, 2011
BASF is investing $20 million to upgrade its activated alumina adsorbent products plant at Vidalia, LA. The company will transfer all adsorbents capacity to Vidalia as part of the...
November 26, 2011
Kreimeyer: A more integrated approach to serving battery firms. BASF says it will invest more than €100 million ($135 million) to develop battery technology for vehicles during...
November 25, 2011
BASF says it will invest upward of €100 million ($133 million) in battery technology for vehicles during the next five years, including investment in R&D and the production of...
November 10, 2011
Materia (Pasadena, CA), a catalyst firm with an exclusive license for Grubbs catalyst technology, has been awarded two U.S. patents relating to the discovery of ruthenium...
November 7, 2011
A team of researchers at MIT have developed a novel catalyst which liberates oxygen from water at a rate at least 10 times that of existing catalysts in a so called Oxygen Evolution...
October 14, 2011
Shell Chemical detailed some of the jewels in its technology development program this week in a briefing to journalists at its technology center in Amsterdam. One of the technologies...
October 11, 2011
Tests by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL; Dayton, OH) have concluded that a plant-derived jet fuel produced by Virent (Madison, WI) and using Shell and Virent technology...
September 21, 2011
Electrochaea (St. Louis, MO), a start-up company says it plans to begin industrial-scale testing of a proprietary anaerobic technology that converts waste CO2 and excess electric power...
September 16, 2011
Evonik says it has broken ground on the construction of a previously announced biodiesel catalyst plant at Puerto General San Martin, Argentina.   The detail engineering of the...
September 8, 2011
 Honeywell subsidiary UOP says it has been selected to provide its C3 Oleflex technology to Fujian Meide Petrochemical’s (Fuzhou, China) planned 660,000-m.t./year propylene...
August 8, 2011
The global market for industrial enzymes is set to increase at a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6%, rising to $4.4 billion in 2015, according to a new report by BCC Research...
August 5, 2011
The pace of change as chemical manufacturers strive to develop chemicals from biomass biofeedstocks is relentless: Amyris (Emeryville, CA), a biotech company that has developed a...
August 4, 2011
Chemists at the University of California, Riverside (Riverside, CA) have developed a new family of catalysts that could be applied to a broad range of applications including the...
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