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  1. Chemists Give Chance A Helping Hand

    Whether they are synthetic materials such as PET and Teflon, medicines or flavourings, life without synthetically produced compounds is barely conceivable in our everyday lives today. The chemical industry depends on efficient, long-term methods of producing synthetically derived molecules

  2. Deepak Nitrite Creates A New Growth Platform By Investing In A Mega Scale Petrochemical Plant To Make Phenol & Acetone

    Deepak Nitrite, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Deepak Phenolics (DPL) achieves major milestone towards manufacture of Phenol and Acetone with average capacity utilisation of around 80% and having achieved peak capacity utilization of 100% during the last quarter of FY 2019 contributes INR 927 Cr. to consolidated turnover of INR 2,715 Cr.

  3. KBR Awarded Phenol And Acetone Technology Contract By Qingdao Haiwan Chemical

    KBR (NYSE: KBR) announced today that it has been awarded a contract by Qingdao Haiwan Chemical Co., Ltd. (Haiwan Chemical) to license KBR's leading phenol and acetone technology for a new phenol and acetone plant in Qingdao City, Shandong Province, China.

  4. CAS Drives Increase In R&D Productivity With Launch Of Breakthrough Retrosynthesis Planner In SciFindern

    CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society specializing in scientific information solutions, launched a computer-aided retrosynthetic analysis solution that systematically identifies new pathways to chemical compounds

  5. Mitsubishi Chemical Composites America Plans Expansion Of Chesapeake, VA Manufacturing Facility

    Mitsubishi Chemical Composites America, Inc. (MCCA), a leader in metal composite material (MCM) manufacturing, today announced plans to enlarge its ALPOLIC® production facility located in Chesapeake, Va. Once complete, the expansion will add approximately 40,000 square feet to the company's current plant footprint

  6. VLS Recovery, A Portfolio Company Of Aurora Capital Partners, Expands Into Marine Services With Acquisition Of Tubal-Cain Services

    VLS Recovery ("VLS" or the "Company"), a leading provider of specialty cleaning and waste processing services, today announced that it has acquired the cleaning and repair division of Tubal-Cain. Across two facilities located in Port Arthur, TX and Lake Charles, LA, Tubal-Cain provides cleaning, repair and gas freeing services primarily to the U.S. inland tank barge industry

  7. ValvTechnologies Passes American Petroleum Institute 641 Test

    ValvTechnologies, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacturing of zero-leakage severe service isolation valve solutions, announced today that it has met the requirements of American Petroleum Institute (API) 641 through third party witnessed testing.

  8. Hyosung Chairman Cho Hyun-Joon Signs MOU With Saudi Aramco On The Construction Of Carbon Fiber Plant

    Hyosung Chairman Cho Hyun-Joon signed a memorandum of understanding with Amin H. Nasser, president and CEO of Saudi Aramco, a global petrochemical company of Saudi Arabia, at Conrad Seoul in Yeouido, Seoul, on June 25 to consider building a carbon fiber plant.

  9. Portable Gas Detection Shrinks To New Dimensions

    A sensor for detecting toxic gases is now smaller, faster and more reliable. Its performance sets it up for integration in a highly sensitive portable system for detecting chemical weapons. Better miniature sensors can also rapidly detect airborne toxins where they occur, providing key information to help emergency personnel respond safely and effectively to an incident.

  10. S & B Selected By LyondellBasell To Perform Construction For Ethers Unit For World-Scale PO/TBA Project In US Gulf Coast

    S & B Engineers and Constructors, Ltd. (S & B) announced recently that it was selected by LyondellBasell to perform construction for a portion of the PO/TBA Project, which will install the world’s largest propylene oxide (PO) and tertiary butyl alcohol (TBA) plant.