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Initiative launched to promote Germany as a location for the chemical industry

8:45 AM MST | March 4, 2015 | Michael Ravenscroft

Germany’s chemical industry association VCI (Frankfurt), employers association BAVC (Wiesbaden), trade union IG BCE, and the federal ministry for economic affairs have concluded an agreement on a joint initiative aimed at strengthening the country as a...


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Eastman, Kimberly-Clark enter aviation collaboration

Kimberly-Clark Professional, a division of Kimberly-Clark; and Eastman Aviation Solutions, a division of Eastman Chemical, say that they have entered an aviation collaboration that will enable each company to deliver innovative, task-critical products and...

Rennovia, Johnson Matthey to co-develop and manufacture catalysts for biobased adipic acid process

Rennovia (Santa Clara, CA) and Johnson Matthey have entered into a joint agreement for the co-development and manufacture of catalysts to be used in the scale-up and commercialization of Rennovia’s process for the production of biobased glucaric acid...

Tasnee increases stake in Dyesol

The National Industrialization Co. (Tasnee; Riyadh) has raised its stake in Dyesol (Queanbeyan, Australia), a company developing solar cells based on dye technology, to 33.50% from about 26.5%, the latter said today. Dyesol said the increased stake was a...

Global Bioenergies produces second generation isobutene at lab scale

Global Bioenergies (Evry, France) has produced second-generation isobutene, in a push to diversify accessible feedstock towards cheaper resources in this case waste biomass. Preliminary tests have resulted in successful second-generation isobutene production...

GFBiochemicals to start commercial production of levulinic acid this summer

GFBiochemicals (Milan, Italy), a company that specializes in the research, development, and production of biobased chemicals and fuels, has announced that it is starting commercialization of levulinic acid (4-oxopentanoic acid) at its Caserta, Italy, plant...

Solvay signs technology deal to boost performance of organic peroxide Eureco

Solvay announced today that it has signed a global license agreement with the polymer technology company Revolymer (Deeside, Flintshire, UK) to exclusively apply its encapsulation technology to boost the performance of Solvay’s organic peroxide Eureco...

3M invests in New Hampshire battery technology firm

3M says it has invested an undisclosed amount in Nanoscale Components Inc,  a Hudson, NH-based start-up that has developed a novel, low-cost process to put extra lithium into the anodes of lithium-ion batteries. The technology enables cell manufacturers...

Winners of $31-million UK industrial biotechnology competition announced

The winners of a £20-million ($31 million) competition to bring innovative biotechnology projects to market have been announced this week. A total of 23 projects, ranging from making biofuel from household waste to using bacteria to make the building...

Italian companies to collaborate in green production of levulinic acid

Bio-on and Eridania Sadam, both headquartered at Bologna, Italy, have announced that they will work together on defining and optimizing the production of levulinic acid (4-oxopentanoic acid), a key molecule “for the sustainable and low-impact future of...

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