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March 17, 2010
DSM says it expects to be in a position to announce plans for the commercialization of specific products derived from CO2 feedstocks in the next 12-24 months. “We have sufficient...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/DSM-on-Track-to-Commercialize-Production-of-Resins-Adhesives-and-Coatings-from-CO2_25457.html
March 15, 2010
A consortium of 28 companies and research institutes has begun a four-year project to develop an efficient biorefinery system for converting biomass into final chemical products. Named...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/EU-Consortium-Begins-Biorefinery-Development-Project_25395.html
March 10, 2010
Energy efficiency measures implemented by BASF in 2009 are set to make annual energy savings for the company totalling €39 million ($53 million), the company says. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/BASFs-2009-Energy-Efficiency-Measures-to-Yield-Annual-Savings-of-$53-Million_25264.html
March 9, 2010
Researchers at the University of Torino in Italy found that treating polyethylene terephthalate (PET) fibers with a low-temperature, partially ionized gas increased the fibers' affinity for water....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Researchers-Find-Greener-Way-to-Process-PET-Fibers_25254.html
February 23, 2010
Preliminary findings of a report commissioned by the United Nations have identified that the world’s 3,000 largest companies in 2008 caused loss and damage to the environment...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Worlds-Largest-Firms-Causing-$2-2-TrillionYear-in-Damage_24911.html
February 2, 2010
Global spread of HIV/AIDS has been and is a cause of alarm. Approximately 33.4 million people are estimated to be infected with HIV/AIDS and about 30% of this population can use the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/HIV-Drug-Availability-and-Potential-Manufacturing-Opportunities_24541.html
December 10, 2009
In the recent years we all have been reading and hearing about what the Indians have been doing in the areas of IT, chemicals, pharmaceuticals and petrochemicals etc. They have...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/What-is-Jugaad-a-New-Management-Fad-from-India_23408.html
December 7, 2009
Construction of the Y2.6 billion ($29 million) plant began in early November at Mitsubishi Chemicals' Mizushima, Japan site and is expected to be completed in July of 2010....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/JGC-Mitsubishi-Chemical-Building-Pilot-Plant-to-Test-New-Propylene-Technology_23305.html
November 12, 2009
The company says it is in negotiations with ThyssenKrupp Uhde to build the plant, which is due onstream at the beginning of 2011....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Bayer-MaterialScience-to-Build-Hydrochloric-Acid-Electrolysis-Plant_22701.html
September 16, 2009
TMO Renewables (Guildford, U.K.), a start-up biotech firm says it has developed a process capable of cost effectively converting at least 25 different biofeedstocks into ethanol...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Cellulosic-Ethanol-Start-up-Develops-Process-for-25-Different-Feedstocks_21401.html
September 9, 2009
Lonza says it has today opened its new microbial control formulations plant at Nanjing, China. The plant is focused on the manufacturing of formulations but is also capable of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Lonza-Opens-Microbial-Control-Formulations-Plant-in-China_21285.html
August 31, 2009
The year was 2004. I was standing on the top of a ladder painting my son’s bedroom and listening to the BBC’s news on the radio when a spokesman for Dow Chemical announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Yes-Men-Poised-to-Put-the-Chemical-Industry-on-the-Back-Foot-this-October_21058.html
August 24, 2009
Researchers led by J. Craig Venter at the J. Craig Venter Research Institute (Rockville, MD) in a paper published recently in the journal Science, indicate that they are closer to a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Researchers-Move-Closer-to-Making-Artificial-Organisms_20992.html
August 5, 2009
Chemical Engineers during their training are taught that they will commercialize and/or operate a process that will produce consistent quality product all the time (without re-work)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Chemical-Engineering-Understanding-the-Curriculum-for-Quality-Manufacturing_20596.html
July 29, 2009
OSHA today announced the launch of its National Emphasis Program (NEP) for the chemical sector, saying it will initially focus on facilities in New England, the Midwest, and the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/OSHA-Launches-National-Emphasis-Program-for-Chemicals_20478.html
July 14, 2009
Lonza says it has signed an agreement with biopharmaceutical company LFB (Les Ulis, France) to manufacture a monoclonal anti-RhD antibody developed by LFB. The process developed by LFB...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Lonza-Signs-Manufacturing-Deal-with-French-Biopharma-Firm_20173.html
June 16, 2009
Retrofitted German site is the first time Bayer's quasi-isothermal catalysis technology has been used on large-scale....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Sulfuric-Acid-Plant-Based-on-Bayer-Technology-Starts-Up_19598.html
June 10, 2009
Exolit OP 560 is a reactive flame-retardant chemically binds to the polymer instead of just being mixed into it, keeping it from evaporating or migrating out of the polymer and giving it a "benign environmental profile," Clariant says....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/Clariant-Flame-Retardant-Wins-EPA-Award_19447.html
June 10, 2009
The European Union (EU) and the European chemicals industry have jointly introduced the Flexible Fast Future (F3) Factory, a visionary design concept for highly efficient chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/manufacturing_excellence/F3-Factory-Sets-Out-to-Provide-Competitive-Advantage-in-the-EU_19430.html
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