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“Decisive Actions” Needed for GCC Chemicals

Posted on December 15th, 2017 by in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

The traditional reliance of the chemical industry in the GCC region on cheap and plentiful feedstock is no longer a guarantee for competitive performance. “Changes are necessary” to remain a global chemical powerhouse, according to the chairman of the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA). Continue reading ““Decisive Actions” Needed for GCC Chemicals” »

Chemists Concerned About How Their Field is Viewed

Posted on December 14th, 2017 by in Chemical R&D

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Chemistry and its importance in everyday life is often underrated at best, and wildly misunderstood at worst. The stock image of scientists in white lab coats holding beakers of toxic chemicals has been hard to shake Continue reading “Chemists Concerned About How Their Field is Viewed” »

Umbrage – The Stepmother of Invention

Posted on March 7th, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

If Plato’s proverb is correct stating “necessity is the mother of invention”, then what familial relationship would symbolize another powerful motivator: Revenge?  For a category of products – particularly in the software industry – the game of cat and mouse can have the positive effect of accelerating innovation.  Continue reading “Umbrage – The Stepmother of Invention” »

Surpassing The Limits Of Battery Technology

Posted on November 4th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

The latest developments in technology, consumer electronics and even transport frequently rely on advanced battery technology and energy storage. We’re really pushing the limits of what’s possible with current energy storage technology and have been doing so for some time. Continue reading “Surpassing The Limits Of Battery Technology” »

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