I D
× COMMENTARYCOVER STORYIN THE NEWSNEWSFRONTS
Optimized Mixing
Improved equipment and controls, as well as continuous mixing, improve…
CHEMENTATOR + Show More BUSINESS NEWSTECHNICAL & PRACTICALFEATURE REPORTFACTS AT YOUR FINGERTIPSTECHNOLOGY PROFILEENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEREQUIPMENT & SERVICESFOCUS
Focus on Analyzers
Raman spectroscopy capability with bioreactor platforms BioPAT Spectro (photo) is…
NEW PRODUCTS + Show More SHOW PREVIEWS
Show Preview-IFAT
IFAT (rescheduled for September 7–11, Munich, Germany; www.ifat.de) is the…

Comment PDF Business & Economics

Business News August 2017

By Mary Page Bailey |

Plant Watch Arkema invests in capacity expansion for biosourced polyamide 11 July 12, 2017 — Arkema (Colombes, France; www.arkema.com) plans to invest around €300 million over five years in the biosourced polyamide 11 chain, building a new production plant in Asia that will boost its polyamide 11 production capacity by 50%. The new plant, which will produce both the amino 11 monomer and its polymer, Rilsan PA11, should come onstream in late 2021.   Braskem selects Linde for EPC work on new polypropylene plant July 11, 2017 — Braskem (São Paulo, Brazil; www.braskem.com.br) selected the Linde Group (Munich, Germany; www.the-linde-group.com) as the lead engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor to build Braskem’s polypropylene (PP) production line. Braskem has committed up to $675 million towards the design and construction of the new PP plant, which will be located in La Porte, Tex. and have a production capacity of 450,000 metric tons per year (m.t./yr) of PP.   Sadara starts up propylene glycol plant July 10, 2017 — Sadara Chemical Co. (Jubail, Saudi Arabia; www.sadara.com), a joint venture (JV) developed by The Dow Chemical Co. (Midland, Mich.; www.dow.com) and Saudi Aramco (Dhahran; www.saudiaramco.com),…
Related Content
Business News – May 2018
Plant Watch Saudi Aramco and RRPCL to proceed with integrated megaproject in India April 12, 2018 — Saudi Aramco (Dhahran,…
Business News – March 2018
Plant Watch Air Liquide inaugurates CO2 -recovery plant in Ontario February 12, 2018 — Air Liquide Canada, a subsidiary of…
Business News October 2017
Plant Watch AkzoNobel opens paint manufacturing facility in the U.K. September 12, 2017 — Akzo Nobel N.V. (Amsterdam, the Netherlands;…
Business News – May 2017
Plant Watch LyondellBasell announces HDPE technology license in Dalian April 12, 2017 — LyondellBasell’s (Rotterdam, the Netherlands; www.lyondellbasell.com) Hostalen ACP…

Chemical Engineering publishes FREE eletters that bring our original content to our readers in an easily accessible email format about once a week.
Subscribe Now
CoriolisMaster: The SmartSensor solution
The Big 6 flowmeter technologies: Where to use them and why
Improving chemical production processes with IIoT and AI technologies
New filtration technology for highly corrosive media
PTA production: Lowering OPEX without compromising on quality

View More