TRANSPORTING HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS

February 21, 2019

Fleet managers responsible for running a hazardous chemical fleet know every detail counts. There’s no room for error and vehicles need to be carefully selected and maintained in top condition. The risks of poor maintenance or purchasing vehicles that aren’t perfectly suited to the job are enormous and can have severe repercussions for the business. The perfect vehicles for your hazardous chemical fleet all depends on the type of chemicals you’re transporting as well as the routes and distances your fleet travels

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European Association of Chemical Distributors

Fecc is the voice of the Chemical Distribution Industry in Europe. With a growing membership of companies and national associations, Fecc represents around 1,700 companies of which many are small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). The Chemical distribution industry in Europe employs around 30,000 people and has an annual sales leverage of approximately €26 billion.

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Multi-Functional Linings for Downstream Oil & Gas

Infographic | December 27, 2019

In Hydrocarbon storage there is a high likelihood of water contamination, this water gathers underneath the hydrocarbon cargo and can cause accelerated corrosion of the tank, requiring the lining of the base and 1 meter up the wall. For linings to perform as intended they need to have a chemical and mechanical bond to the substrate, which requires the steel to be clean, reactive and rough, often achieved through abrasive blasting.

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An overview on crude oil and refineries

Infographic | February 3, 2020

Crude oil undergoes a process called fractional distillation in the refinery plants. Crude oil is being heaten to crack down to shorter hydrocarbon chain under different temperature. The major by products are refinery gas, petrol, naphtha, kerosene, diesel, lubricating oil, fuel oil and bitumen.

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U.S. Chemical Weapons Elimination Program's Key Successes

Infographic | February 28, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) oversees the U.S. chemical weapons elimination program. We've worked for over 30 years to keep Americans safe from dangerous chemicals in warfare materials by monitoring the process for safely destroying them and making sure workers and nearby communities stay safe and healthy.

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MARKETING FOR SPECIALTY CHEMICAL COMPANIES

Infographic | December 26, 2019

Calibrating marketing endeavors so the right messages reach the right customers at the right time can be a significant challenge. Marketers in the specialty chemicals industry are keeping their eyes on the following issues to ensure they're providing value to their customers.

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THE FUTURE OF PLASTIC RECYCLING

Infographic | January 30, 2020

The future of the plastic recycling market will mostly be a combination of mechanical recycling, depolymerization, and pyrolysis. Waste availability will determine which becomes dominant.

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Specialty Chemicals Market Overview

Infographic | December 26, 2019

The global specialty chemicals industry stood at almost $600 billion in 2018. Specialty polymers, industrial and institutional cleaners, electronic chemicals, surfactants, and flavors and fragrances were the largest sectors. Specialty chemicals are consumed in a wide variety of end use industries and growth is very much dependent on the health of the economy.

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European Association of Chemical Distributors

Fecc is the voice of the Chemical Distribution Industry in Europe. With a growing membership of companies and national associations, Fecc represents around 1,700 companies of which many are small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). The Chemical distribution industry in Europe employs around 30,000 people and has an annual sales leverage of approximately €26 billion.

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