Articles & News on Chemical

Meeting the Threat in 2019: Cybersecurity for Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Firms

  • March 15, 2019
  • Feature

By Megan Berkowitz As pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies move toward greater digitalization and the storage of more valuable data, their digital security practices become more and more critical.

Emerson to help Indian oil company modernize automation operations

  • March 12, 2019
  • News

The project will upgrade 14 different process units, including diesel hydro-treating units designed to reduce sulfur content and octane-boosting units either being installed or augmented with desulfurization technologies.

ABB to enhance process and power management for Philippines petrochemical facility

  • October 29, 2018
  • News

The scope of supply includes 69kV high voltage air-insulated switchgear, UniGear medium-voltage switchgear, MNS low-voltage switchgear, power and distribution transformers, a capacitor bank, soft starter, IS-limiters and a process power management system.

Rotork to provide supply electric and pneumatic valve actuators and gearboxes to Chinese petrochemic

  • July 3, 2018
  • News

The latest contract involves approximately 2,000 explosion-proof electric actuators to operate gate valves and ball valves in tank farms.

Rotork to provide supply electric and pneumatic valve actuators and gearboxes to Chinese petrochemic

  • July 3, 2018
  • News

The latest contract involves approximately 2,000 explosion-proof electric actuators to operate gate valves and ball valves in tank farms.

Honeywell to help Chinese chemical company enhance process production capability

  • May 29, 2018
  • News

Honeywell will provide licensing, the process design package, proprietary and non-proprietary equipment, on-site operator training, technical services for startup and continuing operation, and key catalysts and adsorbents for the project.

Honeywell and Equate announce cooperation to develop petrochemical technologies

  • February 26, 2018
  • News

As part of the MOU, EQUATE will test Honeywell technologies, including the latest additions to the Honeywell Connected Plant portfolio, as well as assess EQUATE’s requirements and ideas at Honeywell facilities.

5 Best Practices to Achieve Cost Competitiveness in Commodity Chemicals

  • January 23, 2018
  • Feature

By Eric Kaufman, AspenTech Right now, commodity chemical producers need to shift their focus from growth to improving cost competitiveness. These 5 best practices show how cost competitiveness can be mastered to help commodity chemicals producers achieve sustainable competitive differentiation.

TrendMiner helps Arlanxeo enhance analytics software for chemical production facilities

  • January 5, 2018
  • Case Study

Arlanxeo, a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and LANXESS, is a chemical company that develops, manufactures and markets synthetic rubber and high-performance elastomers for use in various industries.

Endress + Hauser announces acquisition of Blue Ocean Nova

  • November 8, 2017
  • News

The Group has acquired Blue Ocean Nova AG, a manufacturer of innovative inline spectrometers for monitoring quality-relevant process parameters. The company’s 15 employees located in Aalen, Germany will be retained.