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43rd Kirkpatrick Award: Winner Announced

By Gerald Ondrey |

Five companies are honored for innovation in chemical engineering Last month at the Chem Show (New York, N.Y.; November 17–19), Chemical Engineering ( CE) had the pleasure of honoring this year’s finalists and the winner of the 2015 Kirkpatrick Chemical Engineering Achievement Award — a biennial prize that the magazine has bestowed continuously since 1933. The award recognizes the most noteworthy chemical engineering technology commercialized anywhere in the world during 2013 or 2014. (For more information about the award, see CE, January 2015, p. 5). CE presented the top prize of the 43rd Kirkpatrick Chemical Engineering Achievement Award to Dow Performance Plastics, a divsion of The Dow Chemical Company (Midland, Mich. www.dow.com) for its Intune Olefin Block Copolymers (OBCs). Honor awards were also presented to: AM Technology (Runcorn, U.K.; www.amtechuk.com) for its Coflore reactor; CB&I (The Woodlands, Tex.; www.cbi.com) for its CDAlky alkylation technology; Clariant (Muttenz, Switzerland; www.clariant.com) for its HGM technology for propylene dehydrogenation (PDH); and Newlight Technologies (Irvine, Calif.; www.newlight.com) for its AirCarbon Process.   Dow’s winning achievement Intune OBC technology The…
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