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As Senior Manager of Strategic Marketing for the Chemicals Industry, Matt Weber is responsible for transforming Elsevier’s market focus strategy by aligning product opportunities and design, and go-to-market activities, with the needs of the chemicals industry. Having started his career in the information industry with Knovel Corporation, Matt is passionate about developing and marketing information solutions that enable researchers and engineers to push the boundaries of innovation.
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Posted on November 13th, 2017 in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence
Corrosion on the surface of a metal occurs at first as the result of an unwanted or unintended chemical reaction. The deterioration then continues from there, often with metal loss and cracks or crevices developing. Continue reading “How Corrosion Impacts Operations and How to Mitigate the Effects” »
Posted on November 11th, 2017 in Chemical R&D
Now in its 14th year, the International Chemical Information Service (ICIS) Innovation Awards seek to recognize companies and individuals that show high levels of innovation in products and processes, as well as those that are leading sustainability progress. The judges of the Innovation Awards have spoken, and the overall winners for 2017 awards have been announced.
Posted on November 10th, 2017 in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence
Something as dangerous as nuclear fuel cannot be effectively contained by just any material. It happens that zirconium is the optimal metal for cladding nuclear fuel rods, partly because it is so resistant to heat and chemical corrosion. Continue reading “Identifying the Right Material to Resist Corrosion” »
Posted on November 7th, 2017 in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence
The average person probably doesn’t realize this, but steam is expensive. A typical mid-size refinery can spend up to $7 million a year producing steam Continue reading “Diagnosing and Fixing Corrosion in Boilers at a Refinery” »