July 2013 Issue
Shipments dropped but capacity utilization remained level and the CAB rose.
Shale-gas-spurred projects should create numerous new jobs by 2020
Discharges pose persistent perils at plants.
Latest approach to TSCA reform addresses some industry concerns.
Rely on three sensors to ensure the reading is right.
Looking at multiple plants worldwide puts opportunities into perspective
New research centers and energy-related initiatives will receive emphasis.
Simple process converts waste sulfur into lightweight plastic.
Researchers use highly selective catalysts to convert the ethanol into n-butanol.
Separation technology promises energy savings and other benefits.
Bioprocessing places different demands on pumps, valves and seals.
Safely reprocessing flammable polymer dust demands a number of measures.
Consider several key factors to achieve optimum performance and efficiency