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Cefic predicts ‘modest’ growth for EU chemicals despite global challenges

Added: 17 Jul 2018

Cefic, the European Chemical Industry Council, has predicted modest production growth of 1.5% for t…

Golds galore for hazards specialists at safety awards

Added: 12 Jul 2018

Hazardous energy process and storage operator PX Group has won a slew of gold awards from the Royal…

Connectivity can safeguard the chemicals sector

Added: 4 Jul 2018

While the chemicals sector must react as best it can to politicaleconomic pressures that it cannot …

Picking vacuum technology for chemical and pharma processing

Added: 19 Jun 2018

 Selecting the right vacuum technology for chemical and pharmaceutical processing applications is o…

Three OGI cameras were employed to check plant integrity at the BP Chemicals Saltend site.

Chemicals manufacturers’ global sales buck Brexit downturn fears

Added: 14 Jun 2018

The UK’s top privately owned chemicals and coating manufacturers have bucked fears of a Brexit down…

University launches £7.5 million Northern Ireland advanced manufacturing technology site

Added: 14 Jun 2018

Queen’s University Belfast has opened a new £7.5 million state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing te…

Spain’s Macsa group takes majority stake in Halo Lasers

Added: 12 Jun 2018

Spain’s only laser marking equipment manufacturer has acquired a majority stake in leading UK indus…

Weak pound boosts AESSEAL’s strong sales performance

Added: 23 May 2018

The weak performance of sterling on the international markets has contributed towards a major sales…

Show Preview: ACHEMA returns with nearly 4,000 exhibitors

Added: 22 May 2018

It’s back after three years and the ACHEMA 2018 show at the Messe Frankfurt exhibition halls from 1…

The emerging impact of batch analytics

Added: 15 May 2018

Many big chemical companies are investing in a strong specialty chemicals portfolio, notes Artur Be…

Ineos chief Ratcliffe tops UK rich list

Added: 14 May 2018

Ineos founder Jim Ratcliffe has topped the annual Sunday Times Rich List as the wealthiest individu…

EEF: Government must address failed productivity strategy

Added: 4 May 2018

Government strategy aimed at boosting UK productivity has failed and needs to set clear goals that …

3D is revolutionising manufacturing for metal components

Added: 17 Apr 2018

The way we manufacture is changing. Additive manufacturing (or 3D printing) is a quickly growing ar…

Plastic recycling

Enzyme breakthrough could revolutionise plastic recycling

Added: 17 Apr 2018

Scientists experimenting with an enzyme that helps bacteria digest plastic have engineered a faster…

Emerson Global Users Exchange EMEA 2018, The Hague

Added: 9 Apr 2018

Size, as they say, isn’t everything. Yet, with 1600 attendees from more than 50 countries and aroun…

Storage specialist Plasticon UK put into administration

Added: 4 Apr 2018

Plasticon UK Limited, the Hull-based storage tanks and industrial piping manufacturer, has gone int…

Waste water treatment plant

EnviroChemie purchases Clearfleau

Added: 4 Apr 2018

German water brand EnviroChemie has taken control leading UK effluent treatment firm Clearfleau.

UKOOG says shale announcement will help secure domestic gas supply

Added: 3 Apr 2018

UK Onshore Oil and Gas (UKOOG) chief executive Ken Cronin has hailed completion of the country’s fi…

Netzsch tackles an ATEX pumps challenge for chemical manufacturer

Added: 29 Mar 2018

European commercial and industrial companies must comply with strict regulations regarding manufact…

BSC International Safety Awards nominees announced

Added: 19 Mar 2018

Organisations from the process sectors are strongly represented in this year’s British Safety Counc…