SABIC will highlight new predictive engineering capabilities of its Water Management Centre of Excellence, and compelling new data on anti-biofouling performance, at Aquatec Amsterdam 2017.
Pertinax Pharma has launched its patented chlorhexidine technology – Pertinax. Novel materials enable controlled and sustained release of chlorhexidine across a multitude of applications Pertinax Pharma has announced the commercial launch of its unique, proprietary Pertinax technology, which provides controlled and sustained delivery of chlorhexidine (CHX). The new technology has a wide range of potential applications across the wound care, dentistry, medical device and veterinary markets.
Gelest has introduced a unique range of dual-function poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) reagents that enable new approaches to PEGylation for bioconjugates, reduction of surface biofouling and formation of polymerizeable vesicles for drug transport.
Brenntag has strengthened chemical distribution in South Africa with the official formation of Brenntag South Africa (Pty) Ltd. Brenntag, a global market leader in chemical distribution, has officially founded Brenntag South Africa (Pty) Ltd. Following the merger of the separate operating entities Lionheart, Plastichem, Multilube and Warren Chem Specialities, Brenntag South Africa was officially launched on 1st October 2017. The business includes chemical distribution and services in Life Science (food, nutrition, pharma and personal care), Material Science (plastics, rubbers, polymers and lubricants) as well as Industrial Sales and Services.
A new report suggests many chemical companies are struggling to move away from highly-polluting upstream services; AkzoNobel, Johnson Matthey and DSM are highlighted as ‘best performing’ on climate-related metrics.