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Posted on August 15th, 2016 by Christina Valimaki in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence
Blue jeans are about as basic as it gets when it comes to clothing. They’re great for work wear, or just to relax – that’s why most people own a few pairs. But they also happen to be extremely taxing on our natural resources. Continue reading “Producing Blue Denim: A Process Using 92% Less Water” »
Posted on May 25th, 2016 by Christina Valimaki in Chemical R&D
Many of the synthetics that we rely on today were developed because the popular, natural products they were created to mimic and replace became too expensive. Further, in addition to cost, the synthetics offered unique properties and durability that the natural products lacked. Continue reading “Neoprene: Stretching the Limits Beyond Rubber” »
Posted on May 12th, 2016 by Christina Valimaki in Chemical R&D
Off-shore oil rigs are in constant need of re-coating due to the corrosive effects of the salty sea. It’s a significant problem, but one that chemicals innovation is uniquely positioned to resolve. All it takes is the dedication to get to Alpha. Continue reading “Coating Polymer for Extreme Conditions” »