Narrows facility becomes fifth site enterprise-wide to reduce energy intensity by 10 percent within five years Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global chemical and specialty materials company, has just announced that its Narrows, Virginia cellulose acetate tow manufacturing facility has…
Brenntag, the global market leader in chemicals and ingredients distribution, forms a distribution agreement with NXTLEVVEL Biochem to expand its growing Household, Industrial, & Institution (HI&I) portfolio in providing sustainable biobased solvents in North America. This current agreement covers a…
Qdos chemical metering pumps from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) now feature four configurable outputs to help users cut down on the need for additional PLCs and provide extra flexibility when communicating with SCADA or other external monitoring systems. By…
Pharmaceutical manufacturers are faced with a complex juxtaposition — medicines are developing at a rapid rate, while physical production lines are lagging behind. Here, Alexandra Hughes, Industry Sales Manager at automation software supplier, COPA-DATA UK, explains how technology can be…
Thursday, 02 September 2021 09:08

LANXESS increases prices for inorganic pigments

Specialty chemical company LANXESS is raising its prices for its inorganic pigment products worldwide with immediate effect. Prices for iron oxide pigments will increase by a minimum of EUR 200 per metric ton, for chromium oxide pigments by a minimum…
Upon completion of the sale, Ashland will be a focused additive and ingredients company with leadership positions in life sciences, personal care and coatings Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Ashland LLC, has…
Metsä Group’s innovation company Metsä Spring Ltd has made an equity investment in Innomost Ltd, a startup converting forest industry side streams into high-value bioactive products. The financing round totals approximately EUR 5 million, consisting of private investments and public…
Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) is unveiling the next performance level in its range of industry-leading Qdos chemical metering pumps. Qdos® Conveying Wave Technology (CWT™) extends the capabilities of peristaltic pump technology and offers longer service life than traditional tube-based…
Asia is expected to register the highest refinery alkylation capacity additions globally between 2021 and 2025, contributing about 61% of the total capacity additions by 2025, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. GlobalData’s report,  ‘Global Refinery Alkylation Units…
Tuesday, 10 August 2021 10:40

Regulation-ready software at 3P Innovations

Pharmaceutical compliance is no easy feat. To support 3P Innovation in its development of production equipment for life sciences, COPA-DATA provided flexible, regulation-proof software for the creation of an ultra-compact fill-finish platform. 3P is a life sciences engineering and custom…
LOTTE Chemical, a major Korean chemical company, has produced the polypropylene (PP) required for medical applications using BASF’s Irgastab®, a non-discoloring processing stabilizer. With the rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations worldwide, the need for syringes made from PP has increased exponentially.…
Brenntag, the global market leader in chemicals and ingredients distribution, acquires all operating assets and business of Matrix Chemical, LLC (“Matrix”). The company is a solvents distributor and the largest distributor of acetone in North America with sales of around…
Brenntag, the global market leader in chemicals and ingredients distribution, made further important steps in strengthening its business in China with the closing of two acquisitions within its Specialties division. On July 23, the acquisition of the first tranche (67%)…
Nouryon, a global specialty chemicals leader, plans to invest in its Kromasil manufacturing facility in Bohus, Sweden, to meet the increasing global demand from the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries for high-performing solutions. The investment is expected to double the facility’s existing production…
Specialist decommissioning engineering consultancy RVA Group has launched a new service as the number of industrial and process site closures globally, continues to rise. Having successfully delivered more than 850 decommissioning, decontamination, demolition and dismantling (DDDD) projects all over the…
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