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April 8, 2013
The Siemens Industry Automation Division (Nuremberg, Germany: www.siemens.com/industryautomation) and Bentley Systems Systems (Exton, Pa.; www.bently.com) announced today at the Hannover Messe that they are stepping up their strategic collaboration, focusing on the process industry sector in fields such as chemicals, energy, pharmaceuticals, and oil and gas. Both companies are targeting increased...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Siemens-and-Bentley-extend-collaboration-to-the-process-industry_10411.html
April 8, 2013
KBR (Houston; www.kbr.com) and Yokogawa Electric Corp. (Tokyo, Japan; www.yokogawa.com) today announced the formation of a new alliance in which KBR will supply a fertilizer automation package as part of its ammonia process-technology solutions to customers worldwide. This solution complements KBR’s industry leading ammonia portfolio of process licenses, basic engineering design package, proprietary...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/KBR-and-Yokogawa-establish-ammonia-technology-alliance_10412.html
April 5, 2013
Neste Jacobs Oy (Porvoo; www.nestejacobs.com) and enzyme company Roal Oy (Rajamäki, both Finland; www.roal.fi) have signed a contract covering the expansion of the existing enzyme production...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Neste-Jacobs-and-Roal-sign-a-contract-to-expand-enzyme-production-plant_10407.html
April 5, 2013
Lanxess AG (Leverkusen, Germany; www.lanxess.com) is strengthening its product portfolio for biocides to serve the megatrend urbanization. The German specialty chemicals group has acquired Singapore-based PCTS Specialty Chemicals Pte. Ltd. for an undisclosed amount. The transaction closes with immediate effect. Through the acquisition, Lanxess is now one of the leading suppliers of biocides for paints and...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Lanxess-acquires-Asian-biocide-specialist-PCTS_10408.html
April 5, 2013
Uhde Inventa-Fischer (Berlin, Germany; and Domat/Ems, Switzerland; www.uhde-inventa-fischer.com) has been awarded a contract by Micro Polypet Pvt. Ltd., an Indian joint venture comprising the chemical companies RLG Group and Action Petrochem Pvt. Ltd., to build a plant for the production of high-quality PET for bottling and packaging applications. The plant, which will be located in Panipat, India, will...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Uhde-Inventa-Fischer-to-build-MTR-plant-for-Micro-Polypet_10409.html
April 5, 2013
Global manufacturing continued to improve in March, and at a slightly faster pace, according to data analyzed in the latest Weekly Chemistry and Economic Report from the American Chemistry Council (ACC; Washington, D.C.; www.americanchemistry.com).   The JPMorgan Global Manufacturing Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI) rose 0.3 points to 51.2 in March, where a reading above 50 indicates expansion...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Global-manufacturing-pace-picks-up-in-March-ACC-report-says_10410.html
April 4, 2013
On April 3, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI; Tokyo, Japan; www.mhi.co.jp) concluded an agreement with Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL; New Delhi, India), a state-owned heavy electrical-equipment manufacturer, under which MHI will license its fluegas-desulfurization (FGD) technologies to BHEL. The licensing agreement covers MHI's EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) technologies for...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/MHI-to-license-FGD-technologies-to-Indias-BHEL_10406.html
April 3, 2013
The engineering and technology group Sener (Madrid, Spain; www.sener.es) has opened an office at the business heart of the country, São Paulo. Sener thus establishes an operating and permanent division in this Latin American country, made up of about 300 Brazilian professionals specialized in engineering and construction that will carry out projects in the fields of power and process, civil...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Sener-opens-office-in-Brazil_10405.html
April 2, 2013
Lanxess AG (Leverkusen, Germany; www.lanxess.com) is expanding its business in Leverkusen with solutions for water treatment. At its largest site worldwide, the company is investing around €10 million in a new production line for weakly acidic cation-exchange resins of the Lewatit premium brand, plus a state-of-the-art facility for food-grade-standard filling and packaging. One key area of application...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Lanxess-expands-ion-exchange-resin-facilities-at-Leverkusen-site_10401.html
April 2, 2013
John Rolando has been named president of Evonik Corporation, effective April 1. Rolando replaces Tom Bates, who is retiring after more than 15 years — the last five as president — at the North American subsidiary of Evonik Industries  (Essen, Germany; www.evonik.com). “We are pleased to have an executive of John’s caliber lead Evonik Corporation into the future,” said...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/John-Rolando-is-named-president-of-Evonik_10402.html
April 2, 2013
UOP LLC (Des Plaines, Ill.; www.uop.com), a Honeywell company, announced today that its technology has been selected to produce key petrochemicals in a new complex in Brunei.    Brunei Hengyi Industries Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of China’s Zhejiang Hengyi Group Co., will use several UOP technologies to produce aromatics, which are key materials used in the production of polymers, plastics...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/UOP-technology-selected-for-petrochemicals-complex-in-Brunei_10403.html
April 2, 2013
KBR (Houston; www.kbr.com) announced today that Shell Canada Energy has selected KBR to perform off-site modularization and pipe fabrication at their Edmonton Module Facility. This historic project will use Shell Quest Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) technologies to reduce CO2 emissions at Shell’s Upgrader, which upgrades oil originating from Shell’s Athabasca Oil...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/KBR-wins-fabrication-award-for-first-Canadian-oil-sands-CCS-project-in-Alberta_10404.html
April 1, 2013
Toyo Engineering Corp. (Toyo; Chiba, Japan; www.toyo-eng.co.jp) has been jointly awarded with ENPPI, an engineering company under the Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum, a contract to build a 400,000 ton/yr polyethylene (PE) plant as part of Ethydco's petrochemical complex to be established in Alexandria, the Arab Republic of Egypt, and owned by ETHYDCO, The Egyptian Ethylene and Derivatives Co. under the...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Toyo-awarded-PE-plant-contract-in-Egypt_10400.html
March 29, 2013
The chemical activity barometer (CAB), a macroeconomic leading indicator developed by the American Chemistry Council (ACC; Washington, D.C.; www.americanchemistry.com), rose in March on a three-month-moving-average (3MMA) basis. The March gain is the eighth consecutive...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/ACC-leading-indicator-rises-for-8th-consecutive-month_10399.html
March 28, 2013
China Petrochemical International Ltd. (Sinopec International), Sinopec Sichuan Vinylon Works (SVW) and Davy Process Technology (Davy; London, England; www.davyprotech.com), a wholly owned Johnson Matthey subsidiary, are pleased to announce the acceptance of a 771,000 metric ton (m.t.) per year methanol plant located in Changshou Chemical Garden, Chongqing, P.R. China. The Plant is the first Davy facility...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Sinopec-Sichuan-Vinylon-Works-and-Davy-announce-the-acceptance-of-a-methanol-plant-in-China_10398.html
March 27, 2013
ThyssenKrupp Polysius has won a contract from PT Holcim Indonesia Tbk., Jakarta, to build a second cement plant near the town of Tuban on the northern coast of the island of Java. The contract is worth around $250 million and the plant is scheduled to start production in 2015. “This follow-up order is proof of our good partnership with the customer and shows that our technological...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/ThyssenKrupp-to-build-complete-cement-plant-in-Indonesia_10390.html
March 26, 2013
Triple/S Dynamics (Dallas, Tex.; www.sssdynamics.com) has released “Screening Theory and Practice,” now available for download at www.sssdynamics.com/resources/screening-theory. This 54-page technical paper, written by James F. Sullivan, former president and chairman of Triple/S Dynamics, distills his 55 years of experience in the design, development, manufacture and sale of bulk granular...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/TripleS-Dynamics-releases-a-practical-technical-paper-on-screening_10362.html
March 26, 2013
Bayer MaterialScience (Leverkusen, Germany; www.materialscience.bayer.com) has appointed Markus Steilemann as the new head of its Polycarbonates business unit. He succeeds Michael Koenig, who will join the Board of Management of Bayer AG on April 1, 2013. At the same time, Steilemann will become a member of the Executive Committee of Bayer...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Markus-Steilemann-is-appointed-head-of-Bayers-Polycarbonates-business-unit_10363.html
March 26, 2013
UOP LLC (Des Plaines, Ill.; www.uop.com), a Honeywell company, says that its UOP C3 Oleflex process technology has been selected by Williams (Tulsa, Okla.) to produce propylene, a valuable petrochemical used in plastics production. The selection is the sixth win for Honeywell’s UOP Oleflex process technology in North America, as petrochemical producers move to produce propylene from propane found in...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/UOP-PDH-technology-selected-by-Williams-for-propylene-plant-in-Canada_10386.html
March 25, 2013
PPC (Thann, France; www.ppchemicals.com), a company of WeylChem Group (Frankfurt am Main, Germany; www.weylchem.com), the fine chemicals platform of International Chemical Investors Group (ICIG; Luxembourg), has secured bank financing from Commerzbank for the conversion of the mercury electrolysis plant. The equity portion of the financing will be provided by ICIG. PPC will convert its production of...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/ICIG-kicks-off-&euro53-million-investment-at-PPC-in-Thann_10356.html
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