Vertellus Acquires Dow SBH Business
Vertellus, a producer of specialty chemicals for the life sciences sector and other industrial applications, signed a definitive agreement to acquire the sodium borohydride (SBH) business, including associated assets, from The Dow Chemical Company.
AIChE Honors Stuart L. Cooper With Founders Award
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) presented the Founders Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Chemical Engineering, to Stuart L. Cooper, professor and chair of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at The Ohio State University.
Economic Reports Show Positive Week
Economic reports were positive this week for the most part, according to Weekly Chemistry and Economic Trends report from the American Chemistry Council.
AkzoNobel Investigates Raw Material Production From Sugar Beet
AkzoNobel joined forces with SuikerUnie, Rabobank, Deloitte, Investment and Development Agency for the Northern Netherlands (NOM), Groningen Seaports, and the Province of Groningen, to investigate the possibility of producing chemicals from beet-derived sugar feedstock
Initiative Pairs GTI And KOGAS
Gas Technology Institute (GTI) and Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS) signed a Collaboration Agreement during the recent IGRC 2014 meetings in Copenhagen, Denmark.
AIChE Announces New President And Board
Cheryl Teich, reaction engineering expertise area leader at The Dow Chemical Company, will become president of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) in 2015.
DuPont Challenge Encourages Entries For 2015 Competition
The DuPont Challenge encourages students to develop a better understanding and passion for STEM by researching and writing an informative essay offering solutions to today’s challenges regarding food, energy, protection and innovation, or a story on a science discovery.
SOCMA Hosts 93rd Annual Dinner And Awards Showcase
The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) is returning to the New York Marriott Marquis Times Square on December 8, 2014, for its 93rd Annual Dinner honoring Performance Improvement Award winners and featuring a Leadership and Business Development Speaker Showcase.
Summit Features Bio-Based Tech Startups
The 6th Next Generation Bio-Based & Sustainable Chemicals Summit, February 3 – February 5, 2015, in New Orleans, LA brings together bio-based tech startups, specialty chemical manufacturers, chemical majors, feedstock providers, financiers and strategic venture capitalists to explore bio-based chemicals.