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December 6, 2011
The European Commission has published plans to invest €80 billion ($108 billion) in research and innovation across the European Union between 2014 and 2020. Named Horizon 2020...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/EU-Unveils-$108-Billion-Research-and-Innovation-Program_39407.html
December 5, 2011
The China National Textile and Apparel Council (CNTAC; Beijing), an organization representing major textiles manufacturers, has agreed to collaborate with Huntsman Textile Effects...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/National-Chinese-Textiles-Group-Brings-in-Huntsman-to-Boost-Efficiency-Performance_39489.html
November 24, 2011
DSM says its Arnitel Eco family of partly bio-based thermoplastic copolyester (TPC) has been awarded Cradle to Cradle certification by the international sustainable design firm...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/DSM-Polyester-Certified-as-Cradle-to-Cradle_39339.html
November 10, 2011
Little over a month ago Steve Jobs passed away. The tributes that have been forthcoming are breathtaking. This is in spite of his early career shortcomings. Besides creating amazing...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Does-the-Pharmaceutical-Industry-Need-a-Steve-Jobs_38976.html
October 6, 2011
Chemical companies still have a huge amount of energy efficiency improvements that they could introduce to save money, according to speakers featured in a webcast in the past few days...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Energy-Efficiency-Plenty-of-Low-Hanging-Fruit-Remains_37996.html
September 9, 2011
This Week on CW:   At CW's China conference in Tianjin, attendees discussed new basic chemicals projects in China, which would add massive amounts of capacity to the ethylene...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Sept-9_37537.html
September 8, 2011
DSM has been rated as the world's most sustainable chemical company by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the third year running. The annual rating was...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/DSM-Tops-Dow-Jones-Sustainability-Index-for-Third-Year-Running_37459.html
July 26, 2011
The European Commission will invest almost €7 billion ($10.1 billion) in innovation-focused research through 2013. The research package is known formally as the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/EU-Unveils-$10-Billion-of-Funding-for-Innovation_36424.html
July 13, 2011
BASF has begun producing hydroxypropyl carbamate acrylate (HPCA), a crosslinking acrylate monomer, using a proprietary one step enzymatic fermentation process. The HPCA is generated by...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/BASF-Introduces-Novel-HPCA-Monomer-update_36119.html
July 8, 2011
This Week on CW:   DuPont safety procedures have been faulted for the death of a worker at a West Virginia plant in January 2010.   Dow and Ube are planning to form an...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-July-8_36063.html
July 7, 2011
A draft report by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) found that unsatisfactory safety procedures were to blame for the death of a DuPont worker from a fatal phosgene exposure in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Report-DuPont-Errors-Led-to-Fatality_36011.html
June 25, 2011
Dow Chemical chairman and CEO Andrew Liveris has been named co-chair of the U.S. Advanced Manufacturing Partnership by President Barack Obama. The partnership will work to develop...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Dow-CEO-Named-Co-Chair-of-U-S-Advanced-Manufacturing-Initiative-update_35776.html
June 2, 2011
Chemical companies continue to exploit their expertise in the development of materials and services that meet the mega-trend issues of sustainability. Among those companies making...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Weekly-Innovation-News-Round-up-June-2_35245.html
May 31, 2011
Its been a good few days for the producers of legal active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) and excipients, with the European Union’s (EU) Council members formally adopting a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Counterfeit-Medicines-EU-Adopts-Protective-Regulation-China-Makes-263-Arrests_35173.html
May 6, 2011
This Week on CW: BASF reports a 28% rise in earnings as former CFO Kurt Bock takes the helm as CEO. IHS, the parent company of Chemical Week, has acquired CMAI. Danisco's board...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-May-6_34680.html
March 7, 2011
On a visit with an auto manufacturing customer a few years ago, I asked him what he would like to change about his cars. He said he would love to have components to build cars that are safer for drivers and lighter weight to decrease emissions. Oh, and they should also be less expensive than what we use today. After I got over the initial reaction to such a tall order, I said, “Great idea. We’ll get to work on that.”...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/All-Components-are-Not-Created-Equal_33224.html
March 4, 2011
This Week on CW: The U.S. House and Senate have both introduced bills extending the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards, or CFATS. Earnings rose at North American commodity and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-March-4_33228.html
February 1, 2011
The environment for contract manufacturers is shifting, particularly in Asia where competition is having an impact on efficiencies of scale for contract research and manufacturing...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Inefficiency-in-Fine-Chemicals-Manufacture-Set-to-Grow_32217.html
January 31, 2011
Informex USA, one of the country’s key specialty and fine chemical expos, for the second year running will host a sustainable technology competition at the show. All...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Informex-Lines-up-Industry-changing-Green-Chemistries_32538.html
January 18, 2011
Cambrex's manufacturing facility at Hyderabad, India has received good manufacturing practice (GMP) approval from Danish authorities, allowing the company to speed the export of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Indian-Cambrex-Plant-Receives-EU-GMP-Approval_32195.html
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