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Machine Learning Powers Sustainable Manufacturing

Posted on April 20th, 2017 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

Interest in sustainability intensifies day by day, with consumers concerned now more than ever about their role in a sustainable future. They are becoming increasingly careful regarding the environmental impact of their consumption and more willing to reward companies that offer eco-friendly products and processes. Continue reading “Machine Learning Powers Sustainable Manufacturing” »

In Search of an Efficient Olefin-Paraffin Separation

Posted on December 15th, 2016 by in New Materials & Applications

 

For 13 years, the ICIS Innovation Awards has been recognizing companies that make major industry breakthroughs, but this year ICIS expanded its scope to include individual winners, the Alpha Innovators of the Year. One of those winners was Sudip Majumdar, Continue reading “In Search of an Efficient Olefin-Paraffin Separation” »

Shell reveals cracker plans at ACC Colorado Springs meeting

Posted on July 8th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

At¬†the recent American Chemistry Council (ACC) meeting, Shell announced that they¬†will build a new polyethylene complex in Pennsylvania. ¬†The decision, which is influenced¬†by the¬†cheap price of gas coming from the nearby Marcellus¬†shale, reflects Shell’s confidence in the mid-term price “stability” of gas in North America and their increasing focus on the chemicals sector as a strategic complement to their global ethylene footprint. Continue reading “Shell reveals cracker plans at ACC Colorado Springs meeting” »