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  1. Braskem And Advanced Laser Materials (ALM) Announce Partnership For The Development Of Advanced Polyolefins For 3D Printing And Additive Manufacturing

    Braskem (B3: BRKM3, BRKM5 and BRKM6;NYSE: BAK; LATIBEX: XBRK), the largest polyolefins producer in the Americas and leading producer of biopolymers in the world, and Advanced Laser Materials (ALM), an EOS Company, and leader in materials development for industrial 3D printing and additive manufacturing (AM), today announced their joint partnership for the development of advanced polyolefins for AM.

  2. McDermott Awarded Ethylene Technology And Extended Basic Engineering Contract In Russia For Two Ethylene Crackers

    McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE: MDR) announced today it has been awarded a *sizeable technology contract from Baltic Chemical Company (BCC) and a *sizeable Extended Basic Engineering (EBE) contract from China National Chemical Engineering No. 7 Construction Company Limited (CC7). The ethane cracking project is owned by Baltic Chemical Complex LLC, a subsidiary of RusGazDobycha

  3. Axens And CORYS Enter Into A Joint Collaboration For Digital Solutions For Process Industries

    Axens and CORYS have entered into a global exclusive collaboration agreement to develop and commercialize advanced simulation and training solutions for Axens process technologies based on CORYS’ INDISS PLUS dynamic simulation software.

  4. KBR Awarded First Commercial License For Vinyl Acetate Monomer Technology

    KBR (NYSE: KBR) has been awarded a contract for Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM) technology by Shenghong Refining Petrochemical (Lian Yun Gang) Co. Ltd., China

  5. Mixing And Blender Leader Appoints Ken Langhorn As VP Of Sales

    ROSS is pleased to announce the appointment of Ken Langhorn to the position of Vice President of Sales.

  6. BASF Launches Durasorb HRU, A New Product For Removing BTX And Heavy Hydrocarbons

    With Durasorb HRU, BASF is complementing the Durasorb LNG preconditioning portfolio with a solution specifically designed to remove BTX and heavy hydrocarbons. The adsorption capacity of BTX components is 30 percent higher, which means the BTX content can be reduced to less than 1 ppm without sacrificing performance

  7. WPI-MANA Devises Low-Cost, Safe And High-Performance Iron Oxide Photocatalyst

    A team at the International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA), a unit of the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), has devised a technique for boosting the performance of iron oxide photocatalysts, which could lead to low-cost, non-toxic and environment-friendly alternatives to current materials, as well as new uses, such as photocatalytic applications in living bodies

  8. Artificial Intelligence To Run The Chemical Factories Of The Future

    A new proof-of-concept study details how an automated system driven by artificial intelligence can design, build, test and learn complex biochemical pathways to efficiently produce lycopene, a red pigment found in tomatoes and commonly used as a food coloring, opening the door to a wide range of biosynthetic applications, researchers report

  9. PMC Group Announces Agreement To Acquire Lanxess’ Organotin Specialties Business

    PMC Group N.A., Inc. ("PMC") and Lanxess Organometallics GmbH are pleased to announce that the parties have reached an agreement whereby PMC’s European subsidiary will acquire the organotin specialties product line (the “Business”) from Lanxess

  10. KIPIC Selects Honeywell As Main Automation Contractor For The Middle East's Largest Integrated Refinery Complex

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced that Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC) has selected Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) to be the main automation contractor for its new Petrochemicals and Refinery Integration Al Zour Project (PRIZe)