Chemicals & Materials Now!

From basic to specialty, and everything in between

Select category
Search this blog

Clariant Targets Improved Chemical Catalysts

Posted on August 14th, 2017 by in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

Clariant’s oxidation catalyst pilot reactor in Heufeld, Germany.

Switzerland-based specialty chemicals company Clariant is developing “optimized, improved versions” of catalysts to produce olefins, methanol, and ammonia, said the head of its catalysts research and development (R&D) department. Continue reading “Clariant Targets Improved Chemical Catalysts” »

Panama Canal Expansion has Ripple Effect for Global Chemical Trade

Posted on September 26th, 2016 by in Chemical R&D

The impact of the recent Panama Canal expansion project, which more than doubled the Canal’s shipping capacity, has rippled across the Latin America region.  The growth in American oil and gas and derivatives exports is straining the region’s trade capacity, Continue reading “Panama Canal Expansion has Ripple Effect for Global Chemical Trade” »