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November 19, 2009
Honeywell (Morris Township, N.J.; www.honeywell.com) will establish a new technology center in Gurgaon, India, to expand its global research capabilities in refining, petrochemical and other technologies in order to better serve customers in the region. The company will invest $34 million to establish the 400,000-ft2 center at an existing Honeywell-owned property. The center will primarily house pilot...
April 30, 2008
BASF Corp. (Florham Park, N.J.; www.basf.com) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its manufacturing facility in Shreveport, Louisiana and the related contract manufacturing business for finished pharmaceuticals to Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (www.drreddys.com) an international pharmaceutical company headquartered in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. Both parties agreed not...
March 15, 2008
Despite challenges created by a building frenzy in the Middle East and Asia, E&C firms continue to deliver new chemical facilities around the world Anyone with an ear to the door of the chemical process industries (CPI) knows that the rising cost of raw materials is forcing processors to chase the cheap feedstocks. The relatively low price of oil and natural gas is making plant investments in the...
March 15, 2008
Fuel cells and hydrogen economy are inevitably used in the same breath when talking about clean power and ways to wean us from our addiction to carbon-based fuels. That’s because H2 -based fuel cells make electricity and heat with only water in the exhaust. Unfortunately, realistic assessments of the current situation conclude that it will be awhile — perhaps decades — before hydrogen...
November 12, 2007
Axens (Rueil-Malmaison, France; www.axens.net) has recently been awarded several major basic engineering design packages and technology licenses for new, clean-fuels programs with Indian Oil Corp. Ltd. (IndianOil; www.iocl.com). The contracts are for the following refineries: Guwahati, Barauni, Mathura, Digboi, Panipat, and Paradip refineries. Commissioning of the units is scheduled for 2010 when the Euro...
October 1, 2007
Plant Watch Liheng adds largest continuous polymerization capacity for PA6 to China September 25, 2007 — Liheng (Changle) Polyamide Technology Co. has contracted Lurgi Zimmer GmbH to build a polyamide-6 (PA6) plant in the province of Fujian. The plant will have a capacity of 200 tons/d of textile-grade chips, and will go onstream in 2009. SolVin to expand latex production in France September 24...
February 1, 2007
With about 500 exhibitors from 25 countries expected, and attracting around 20,000 visitors, Achemasia 2007 - the 7th International Exhibition-Congress on Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology (May 14–18; Beijing, China) - is projected to continue to be China's and the Asian region's key event for the chemical process industries (CPI). Achemasia 2007 provides the ideal setting for the...
February 1, 2007
NORTH AMERICA Pittcon 2007. The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, Inc. (Pittsburgh, Pa.). Phone: 412-825-3220; Web: pittcon.org Chicago, Ill.Feb. 25–Mar. 2 23rd International Pump Users Symposium and Exhibit. Turbomachinery Laboratory (College Station, Tex.). Phone: 979-845-7417; Fax: 979-845-1835; Web: turbolab.tamu.edu Houston Tex.Mar. 5–8 ...
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