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June 7, 2013
BASF SE (Ludwigshafen, Germany; www.basf.com) has opened its world-scale t-butylamine (tBA) production plant at the Nanjing Chemical Industry Park in China. The plant is wholly-owned by BASF and is integrated into the production facilities of BASF-YPC Co. in Nanjing. With an annual capacity of 10,000 tons, the new facility further strengthens BASF’s globally leading position as a...
June 6, 2013
BASF New Business GmbH (Ludwigshafen, Germany; www.basf-new-business.com) has acquired all shares of the technology company Deutsche Nanoschicht GmbH (www.d-nano.com). The BASF subsidiary and the founder and sole owner of Deutsche Nanoschicht, Michael Bäcker, have agreed on the acquisition. The parties have signed the relevant agreement. Deutsche Nanoschicht has developed an innovative process for...
June 5, 2013
LIST AG (Arisdorf, Switzerland; www.list.ch) announces completion of its global Demonstration Center in Arisdorf, Switzerland. Located adjacent to the company’s World Headquarters, the fully automated LIST Demonstration Center (LDC) is specifically designed for the development and testing of processing solutions for the devolatilization and finishing of elastomers and rubbers. The new...
June 5, 2013
GEA Messo PT’s (Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands; www.gea-messo-pt.com) proprietary crystallization technology was chosen by SK Chemicals (Gyeonggi-do, Korea; www.skchemicals.com) for its large-scale facility for the production of poly phenylene sulfide (PPS) in Ulsan, South Korea. The GEA crystallization technology demonstrated its versatility to ultra-purify the non-chlorine monomer raw material and...
June 4, 2013
Building on his strong focus on energy efficiency in his first few days in office, U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced today five manufacturing research and development projects to support energy efficient lighting products. The projects will focus on reducing manufacturing costs, while continuing to improve the quality and performance of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and organic light-emitting...
June 3, 2013
Expanding its portfolio of industrial gases offerings in North America, Air Products (Lehigh Valley, Pa.; www.airproducts.com) has has acquired EPCO Carbon Dioxide Products, Inc. (EPCO; Monroe, La.), a privately-held producer and marketer of liquid carbon dioxide. The acquisition also includes Louisiana Leasing, Ltd. of Illinois, an affiliated company that owns liquid CO2 distribution assets that are...
May 29, 2013
Today, Nucelis Inc. (San Diego, Calif.; www.nucelis.com) officially commissioned its first, state-of-the-art fermentation facility. The new pilot plant was custom-designed and fabricated to enable Nucelis to run virtually any fermentation process. “This facility will allow us and our partners to very efficiently and accurately test our production processes, and gives us the unique ability to take our...
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