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    BRASKEM AMERICA LAUNCHES NEW INSPIRE POLYPROPYLENE REPLACEMENT FOR PET

    Aug 18, 2020

    Braskem, the largest polyolefins producer in the Americas and leading producer of biopolymers in the world, today announced the launch of its new INSPIRE polypropylene (PP) grade designed to replace polyethylene terephthalate (PET) in consumer packaging applications such as ready-made meals at groce...

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    NEXI BACKS BRASKEM LOAN AS CHEMICAL SECTOR BRACES FOR COVID-19 FALLOUT

    Aug 18, 2020

    Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (Nexi) has backed the build of a new polypropylene plant in Texas, after agreeing to provide insurance for a loan to Brazilian petrochemical firm Braskem. As part of the agreement, which comes with a tenor of 10.5 years, the Japanese credit insurance agency is ...

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    SUNDYNE’S NEW 33XN GEARBOX CONVERSION OFFERS A SIMPLE AND STRAIGHTFORWARD UPGRADE FOR LMV 31X PUMPS

    Aug 17, 2020

    Sundyne, a global leader in the design and manufacture of API compliant pumps and compressors for the oil & gas, refining, power generation, chemical and water treatment industries, today announced a simple upgrade for LMV 31X pumps with the introduction of the LMV 33XN Gearbox Conversion. The n...

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    ELSEVIER AND PENDING.AI COLLABORATE ON AI-DRIVEN CHEMISTRY RETROSYNTHESIS TOOL

    Aug 16, 2020

    Elsevier, a global research publishing and information analytics provider, is collaborating with Pending.AI (PAI), a start-up focused on developing artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for drug discovery, to develop the predictive retrosynthesis tool based on deep learning to support innovation in...

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    BLOCK MEMS AWARDED CONTRACT FROM DHS & CWMD FOR TOXIC CHEMICAL DETECTION ON SHIPPED PARCELS IN U.S.

    Aug 13, 2020

    Block MEMS, LLC (Block) has been awarded a contract by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) for on-the-move standoff detection of trace quantities of drugs such as fentanyl, explosives, chemical warfare agents (CWAs) and toxic chemicals on parcels s...

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    EPA FUNDS RESEARCH INTO NAMS FOR CHEMICAL TOXICOKINETICS

    Aug 12, 2020

    On August 3, 2020, the EPA announced it is awarding $3,980,782 to 5 academic research teams for the development of New Approach Methods (NAMs) for evaluating chemical toxicokinetics. Toxicokinetics is defined as the study of “how a substance gets into the body and what happens to it in the bod...

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    NANOCATALYSTS THAT REMOTELY CONTROL CHEMICAL REACTIONS INSIDE LIVING CELLS

    Aug 11, 2020

    The enzymes responsible for catalytic reactions in our body's biological reactions are difficult to use for diagnosis or treatment as they react only to certain molecules or have low stability. Many researchers anticipate that if these issues are ameliorated or if artificial catalysts are develo...

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    INSIGHTS ON THE ZINC CHEMICAL GLOBAL MARKET TO 2025 - RUBBER PROCESSING SEGMENT TO DOMINATE THE MARKET

    Aug 10, 2020

    Zinc is a chemical element. It is a bluish-white metal having shiny surface. Zinc boil & vaporizes easily when heated. Zinc used in galvanizing other metals. The galvanization is a process of coating of a zinc metal on the surface of other metal. Zinc does not rust easily like iron and other met...

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TRENDING NEWS


    EUROPE’S CHEMICAL INDUSTRY SEEKS GREEN RECOVERY FUNDING

    Sep 17, 2020

    CEFIC, Europe’s leading chemical industry association, is calling on the European Commission to allocate a share of Europe’s proposed $875 billion COVID-19 Green Recovery fund to the chemical industry to help it recover from the pandemic and simultaneously transform itself into a more en...

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    AGILYX AS ANNOUNCES INTENTION TO LIST ON MERKUR MARKET

    Sep 15, 2020

    Agilyx, a leader in advanced recycling of post-use plastics back into plastics and low carbon fuels, on 11 September announced its intention to raise new equity through listing shares on the Merkur Market, part of the Oslo Stock Exchange. The additional equity will be used to drive commercialization...

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    ZYMERGEN TAKES AIM AT $3 TRILLION CHEMICAL & MATERIALS INDUSTRY WITH $300 MILLION IN NEW FUNDING

    Sep 09, 2020

    Science and material innovation company Zymergen today announced $300M in new investment to accelerate its delivery of revolutionary, high performance materials. The investment includes initial Series D funding led by Baillie Gifford, joined by Baron Capital Group and one of the world's largest ...

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    TEAMVIEWER LAUNCHES AI-SUPPORTED PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE SOLUTION

    Sep 04, 2020

    TeamViewer, a leading global provider of secure remote connectivity solutions, has expanded its IoT offering and now offers a way to use artificial intelligence in maintenance. Until now, TeamViewer customers in the IoT field have been able to read sensors, set alarms and connect directly to a wide ...

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    SOCMA ACQUIRES SPECIALTY & CUSTOM CHEMICALS SHOW

    Sep 03, 2020

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce it is returning to trade show ownership with the acquisition of the Specialty & Custom Chemicals Show, a trade show founded in 2019 and produced by Chemicals America. "As a galvanizing force for the specia...

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    SHOWA DENKO OBTAINS LICENSE TO PROCESS INDUSTRIAL WASTE, AIMING TO PROMOTE PLASTIC CHEMICAL RECYCLING

    Sep 01, 2020

    Showa Denko obtained a license to process industrial waste, and started to accept used plastics which were crushed and molded. Since 2003, SDK's Kawasaki Plant, which is located in Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture, has been operating "plastic chemical recycling business," a business ...

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    CHEMICAL INDUSTRY: TRAPPING OF ACETYLENE CONTAMINANTS

    Aug 31, 2020

    Ethylene is the most important chemical precursor for ethanol and polyethylene and is mainly produced by steam cracking. Although the ethylene fraction is usually very pure (more than 99%), remaining traces of acetylene contaminants can destroy the catalysts used in downstream processes. As ethylene...

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    NOVA CHEMICALS INTRODUCES TWO NEXT-GENERATION POLYETHYLENE ROTATIONAL MOLDING RESINS

    Aug 27, 2020

    NOVA Chemicals Corp. (NOVA Chemicals), a leading producer of polyethylene resins, has introduced NOVAPOL® TRx0338-U and NOVAPOL TRx0535-U hexene comonomer resins. The next-generation products are designed to help rotomolders achieve unprecedented productivity and part performance. Extensive inte...

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    METAL-FREE CARBON-BASED CATALYST COULD TRANSFORM CHEMICAL MANUFACTURING

    Aug 27, 2020

    Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory have discovered a metal-free carbon-based catalyst that has the potential to be much less expensive and more efficient for many industrial concerns, including manufacturing of bio- and fossil fuels, electrocatalysis, and fuel cells. A...

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    CHEMICAL ACTIVITY BAROMETER SHOWS GAIN IN AUGUST

    Aug 26, 2020

    The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), rose by 2.5 percent in August on a three-month moving average (3MMA) basis following a 3.0 percent gain in July. On a year-over-year (Y/Y) basis, the barometer was down 6.1 percent in...

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    DESIGNER PLASTIC CAN BE RECYCLED OVER AND OVER AGAIN

    Aug 25, 2020

    Bicyclic thiolactone building block makes for high-quality polymers with chemical recyclability. An entirely new class of polymers that matches popular plastics’ thermal and mechanical properties but has the potential to be recycled and reused indefinitely has been developed by scientists in t...

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    POTENTIAL CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES OF USING CHEMICAL RECYCLING FOR PLASTIC WASTES

    Aug 24, 2020

    Plastic polymers comprise about 40% of the output of the global chemical recycling sector1. As we use and make plastic today, for each kilogram that is not reused or recycled, another kilogram is produced from non-renewable, fossil-based raw materials. Recycling of plastics waste into new plastics i...

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    WPI-MANA USES AFM'S PROBE TO INDUCE CHEMICAL REACTIONS AT SPECIFIC SITES ON SINGLE MOLECULE

    Aug 21, 2020

    A team at the International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA) has demonstrated controlled addition reactions at specific sites on a single molecule by using an atomic force microscope's (AFM) local probe at low temperature. This work enables the synthesis of functional carbon na...

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    CHEMETRY AND BRASKEM TO BUILD EDC DEMONSTRATION PLANT BASED ON BREAKTHROUGH CHEMICAL PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY

    Aug 20, 2020

    Chemetry, a technology innovation company dedicated to the development of environmentally sustainable chemical processes with superior economics, and Braskem, the leading producer of thermoplastic resins in the Americas, will construct and operate a Demonstration Plant using Chemetry's eShuttle&...

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    BRASKEM AMERICA LAUNCHES NEW INSPIRE POLYPROPYLENE REPLACEMENT FOR PET

    Aug 18, 2020

    Braskem, the largest polyolefins producer in the Americas and leading producer of biopolymers in the world, today announced the launch of its new INSPIRE polypropylene (PP) grade designed to replace polyethylene terephthalate (PET) in consumer packaging applications such as ready-made meals at groce...

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    NEXI BACKS BRASKEM LOAN AS CHEMICAL SECTOR BRACES FOR COVID-19 FALLOUT

    Aug 18, 2020

    Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (Nexi) has backed the build of a new polypropylene plant in Texas, after agreeing to provide insurance for a loan to Brazilian petrochemical firm Braskem. As part of the agreement, which comes with a tenor of 10.5 years, the Japanese credit insurance agency is ...

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