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June 2010

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June Chementator Briefs

An new olefins process A 40,000-m.t./yr demonstration plant for a new process that produces olefins…

Business News

BASF to buy Cognis

BASF SE (Ludwigshafen, Germany; has reached an agreement with Cognis Holding Luxembourg S.à r.l.…

BASF increases PIB capacity

BASF S.E. (Ludwigshafen, Germany; has started up a new plant for the production of low-molecular-weight,…

ABB acquires K-TEK

ABB (Houston; has agreed to acquire company K-TEK Corp. (Prairieville, La.;, which will…

Technical & Practical

Facts at Your Fingertips

Distillation Tray Design

In a distillation column tray, vapor passes upward through liquid that is flowing across a…