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May 19, 2016
The three most talked about technical breakthroughs are smart manufacturing, industrial robots, and 3-D printing, according to Lucas Casalino, principal economist at IHS. The global...
April 28, 2016
BASF has announced that it has agreed to sell its polyolefin catalysts business to W.R. Grace. BASF and Grace intend to complete the transaction in the third quarter....
April 28, 2016
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) is to evaluate new evidence on the potential effects of bisphenol A (BPA) on the body. A recent report by the Dutch National...
April 14, 2016
Innovia Group (Wigton, UK), the leader in high-tech film products for industrial applications and banknotes, has announced that it has agreed to sell its cellophane business and assets to Futamura Chemicals (Nagoya, Japan)....
April 14, 2016
Graphene NanoChem (Kuala Lumpur) has announced a milestone in its rationalization plan, receiving formal approval from its primary financier, Malaysia Debt Ventures (Kuala Lumpur), for...
April 14, 2016
Chemtura says that it will expand capacity for low-free (LF) methylene di-para-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) polyurethane (PU) elastomers at Latina, Italy. The expansion is scheduled to...
April 7, 2016
Demand for lithium is set to grow by an average 4.4% annually in 2015–20, according to IHS Chemical estimates. Worldwide sales of lithium salts are worth about $1 billion annually, according to The Economist....
March 24, 2016
Siegwerk Druckfarben (Siegburg, Germany) says it has agreed to acquire the Actega Colorchemie business of specialty chemical company Altana (Wesel, Germany)....
March 24, 2016
Evonik Industries says it has started basic engineering for the construction of a second world-scale plant for the amino acid DL-methionine in Singapore. The plant, with a capacity of...
March 24, 2016
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says that it has opened a mortars and concrete admixtures plant at Vancouver, BC. The facility will supply the Pacific Northwest, which includes the major...
March 24, 2016
Dottikon Exclusive Synthesis (Dottikon ES; Dottikon, Switzerland) says that it will invest more than 100 million Swiss francs ($102.5 million) over the next two years in the...
March 10, 2016
The need to reduce weight to cut fuel consumption or lower carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) emissions is a major factor in the growth of composite materials based on carbon fibers. Major...
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