Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals used in water-intensive industries, recently launched a new redesigned website at solenis.com/explore. The site features enhanced transparency into the company’s sustainability initiatives, easy-to-access product and solution information and an expanded career section.…
Leading global provider of software products to companies operating in highly regulated industries, Ideagen Plc, has announced that Sahara International Petrochemical Company (Sipchem) has become the latest customer of its industry-leading quality management software Q-Pulse. Based in Saudi Arabia, Sahara…
Wilmington, Del., March 15, 2021 - Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) has just announced the company plans to increase production capacity of Natrosol™ hydroxyethylcellulose (HEC) at the Nanjing, China site. “Ashland Natrosol™ rheology modifiers have been the leading cellulosic…
Whenever mixing is an important component of the R&D process, one device has been relied on worldwide since 1974 whose name already tells you all you need to know:  thanks to an ingenious mixing technique, the “Hauschild SpeedMixer®” is capable…
With immediate effect, Evonik's customers can now purchase three new natural refrigerants: throughout Europe and delivered using a means of transport particularly suitable for this purpose. This was made possible by the further shift of Evonik's existing C4 Verbund in…
Since 5 January, companies have had to submit data to ECHA on chemicals of concern in their products. Over five million notifications have already been received in the SCIP database, and the data will be published in the coming months.…
A world of possibilities for paints and coatings has been unlocked by research being conducted by AkzoNobel, in collaboration with the Dutch Advanced Research Center Chemical Building Blocks Consortium (ARC CBBC). The breakthrough innovation involves the development of a more…
Keliber and Kokkolan Energia have confirmed a 30-year lease agreement for a 12.5-hectare site of the Keliber chemical plant to be built in the Kokkola Industrial Park. “We are very pleased with the good cooperation with Kokkolan Energia. We have…
Industry can now submit information on substances of very high concern in their articles to ECHA’s SCIP database. The aim is to make recycling of products safer and improve information about dangerous chemicals in products. The SCIP database was launched…
The Management Board and the Supervisory Board of Brenntag AG (ISIN DE000A1DAHH0), the global market leader in chemical and ingredients distribution, decided about the scope of Project Brenntag, the company’s comprehensive transformation program, that is expected to deliver a sustainable…
AstraZeneca's new UK-based global R&D centre and corporate HQ will be located at the Cambridge Biomedical Campus on the southern outskirts of the city. By 2016, the new site will house a highly-skilled workforce of approximately 2,000, said an 18…
SABIC UK Petrochemicals Ltd expects annual productivity gains of over £10 million following an improvement programme, led by Reliable Manufacturing, at its ethylene liquefaction plant on Teesside.The programme has delivered a "dramatic turnaround" after nearly 20 years of under-investment by…
Thursday, 23 May 2013 08:48

Chemical industry reports lower sales

UK chemicals and pharmaceuticals manufacturing companies have reported a fall in sales to customers over the previous six months.In its latest survey of member companies, the industry’s trade body  the Chemical Industries Association found 44% of companies had seen lower…
Thursday, 16 May 2013 16:35

Chemoxy set for growth

Chemoxy was recently awarded £1.5 million from the Regional Growth fund to expand capacity at its Billingham site to install a multi-purpose combined reaction and distillation plant at a total cost of £6 million. Chemoxy's new plant is to provide…
Tuesday, 14 May 2013 10:26

Dounreay reduces raffinate hazard

Tanks of highly radioactive liquid waste have been now cemented into drums at Dounreay – part of hazard-reduction efforts around the decommissioning of the former fast-reactor site in Scotland. The liquid was produced during reprocessing of material test reactor (MTR)…
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