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BASF AG and the Dow Chemical Co. plan to produce propylene oxide (PO) via the first commercial-scale hydrogen peroxide propylene oxide (HPPO) plant.10/31/2006
Congress passes chemical-plant security legislation10/31/2006
First commercial plant to make PDO from corn nears production.10/14/2006
Flowserve Corp. announced the establishment of an award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), memorializing longtime Flowserve employee and pump technology expert Dr. Sankaraiyer Gopalakrishnan.09/18/2006
GE Plastics is using a new method for making certain polymers that promisesto to devour extensive amounts of post-consumer polyethylene terephthalate (PET) waste.08/25/2006
BP and DuPont have partnered to develop and market advanced biofuels and will reportedly commercialize biobutanol for gasoline in 2007.08/22/2006
The first commercial use of a novel sponge-like material dubbed Self-Assembled Monolayers on Mesoporous Supports (SAMMS) has begun at several sites.08/18/2006
The use of microwaves by the chemical industry is set to grow as the National Centre for Industrial Microwave Processing (NCIMP) is evaluating the economics of microwave technology for specific applications and, for promising ones, developing industrial-scale equipment.08/17/2006
A method to inspect process streams developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory takes a double-pronged approach to spotting foreign objects; by doing so, it provides more data and, in turn, greater accuracy.08/07/2006
A new process for making toluene diisocyanate (TDI), which is a key raw material for polyurethane, reduces energy consumption by a third, cuts investment costs by 10-20%, and sets new safety standards, claims its developer, Bayer MaterialScience AG, Leverkusen, Germany.07/12/2006