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June 5, 2008
S-Oil Corp. (Seoul, Korea; has selected Axens’ (Rueil-Malmaison, France; ParamaX Technology Suite for the No.2 Aromatics complex at the Onsan refinery in South Korea. The new 1,180,000-m.t./yr plant will add capacities of 900,000 m.t./yr paraxylene and 280,000 m.t./yr benzene. Plant start-up...
April 24, 2008
FuelCell Energy, Inc. (Danbury, Conn.; has announced that POSCO Power (, South Korea’s leading independent power producer, has ordered 25.6 MW of FuelCell Energy power plants and fuel cell modules. The order more than doubles FuelCell Energy’s product backlog and represents nearly $70 million of sales scheduled for delivery in 2009. In a market that...
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...
March 11, 2008
PSE Korea, the Korean subsidiary of Process Systems Enterprise (PSE; London, U.K.;, providers of the leading gPROMS advanced-process modeling (APM) software and related services, was officially declared open on 5 March 2008 at the PSE Korea Opening Ceremony in Daejeon, Korea. Speaking at the event, attended by some 70 delegates from Korean industry, research organizations and...
January 14, 2008
Evonik Industries (Essen, Germany; and Headwaters, Inc. (South Jordan, Utah; have substantially increased production capacity for hydrogen peroxide at the facility operated by their joint venture (JV) EvonikHeadwaters in Ulsan, Korea. The JV acquired this facility from Kemira Oyi (Helsinki, Finland) in 2006. Using proprietary technology from Evonik, it has more than...
December 15, 2007
A plastic membrane that allows CO2 and other small molecules to move through its pores while largely preventing the movement of larger molecules like CH4, has been developed by a team of researchers from CSIRO Materials Science and Engineering and the Water for a Healthy Country Flagship (Melbourne, Australia;; the Center for Energy and Environmental Resources, the Department of...
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...
June 1, 2006
At last month’s Achema conference (Frankfurt; May 15–19), Norbert Ullrich, chief engineer at Uhde GmbH (Dortmund, Germany; announced a first customer for and presented details about a new hydrogen-peroxide-based propylene oxide (HPPO) process, developed by Degussa AG (Düsseldorf, Germany; and Uhde (CE, February 2001, p. 17). The process...
March 1, 2006
PolymersNet Co. Ltd. (Seoul, South Korea; and Cyclics Corp. (Schenectady, N.Y.; announced the first commercial application of CBT (cyclic butylene terephthalate) resin...
February 1, 2006
LG Chem, Ltd. (Seoul, South Korea; has developed a direct oxidation process for making terephthalaldehyde (TPAL; terephthalic aldehyde), a key intermediate for dyestuffs, pharmaceuticals, specialty polymers, and other fine chemicals. Because the conversion requires only one reaction step and avoids the use of chlorine, it is expected to be a more economical and greener route to...

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