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Posted on November 11th, 2017 by Matt Weber 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 August 29th, 2016 by David W. Spitzer, P.E. in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence
The existence of interrelationships between the domains of sustainability (processes, economics, politics and culture) is implied in our working definition of sustainability and alluded to in previous posts. The existence of these interrelationships implies that superior sustainability can be achieved by considering all four domains holistically. Continue reading “Sustainability in Instrumentation and Process Control: The Benefits of a Holistic Approach” »
Posted on June 16th, 2016 by Christina Valimaki in Chemical R&D
For years now, there has been a large, sustained effort to try to reduce the amount of waste that is going into landfills and ending up in oceans around the world. But though there have been incremental improvements in the way we think about reuse and recycling, the fact is that our global consumption problem remains massive. Continue reading “Can the Chemical Industry Transform the Way We Consume?” »
Posted on May 4th, 2016 by Christina Valimaki in New Materials & Applications
It’s race season, but there is even more than pure fan exhilaration on offer from Formula 1. Technological innovation in the sport holds the promise to improve light weighting and emissions in our own consumer cars, too. Continue reading “Formula 1 Racing: Innovation with Environmental Impact” »