Analysts at market intelligence firm CCM tell Speciality Chemicals Magazine that China’s fertilizer market outlook for 2017 suggests reduced volumes and increased prices.
This year’s in-adhesives symposium was held in Munich on 14th and 15th February. A programme of developments and trends in raw materials, applications and adhesives included presentations from top scientists at the Max Planck Institute, Evonik, Henkel, Bluestar Silicones, Jowat, Innovent, DELO, Covestro, and artimelt, among many others. Speciality Chemicals Magazine condenses 2 days of brilliant innovation into 1000 words…
Lanxess is using state-of-the-art reverse osmosis (RO) elements to gain a stronger foothold on the US market. Lanxess offers technologies for water treatment throughout the world, and the company’s success has led it to double capacity at the Bitterfeld production facility. Furthermore, highly efficient water processes that combine RO with ion exchange are enabling customers to bleach and dye textile fibres and fabrics without causing any environmental pollution through effluent.
BASF is presenting its updated polyurethane portfolio and experience in footwear materials and processing at the SIMAC International Exhibition of Machines and Technologies for Footwear and Leather Goods Industries in Milan, from 21st to 23rd February. The company’s experts invite all visitors to discuss BASF’s Elastopan PU systems and Elastollan TPU products for the shoe industry.
Piramal’s ‘route scouting’ service helps customers rapidly identify robust, cost effective routes to manufacture Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API). The company’s scientists offer their expertise to develop routes from late preclinical through clinical development, that are shorter and safer, and more cost effective, atom efficient, and environmentally-friendly, than conventional methods of API production. The success of this service since its launch last year has encouraged Piramal to expand this offering to additional sites while augmenting its technology platform.
Published: February 20, 2017