March 2018 Issue
You can’t solve a crystallization problem without one
Judge the value of inputs by the technical capabilities of the person giving them
Vendors always should mention limitations and caveats in use
Ensure effective efforts to identify and address potential risks
Understand important factors in their selection, design and operation
Minimize risks in migrating from an aging control system
An online performance test can help validate a design or newly installed equipment
Greater connectivity raises cyber security and other important issues
Coalition urges the European Union to start an advanced biofuels mandate in 2021.
The increased fees help cover cost of overseeing and supporting the program
New platinum-copper catalyst resists coking when converting shale gas to methane
Researchers are working on a carbonylation reaction that could transform the production of ketones.
Resolving equipment issues requires a number of actions
Sites frequently miss significant opportunities to save energy.
Adding process considerations improves energy savings and production performance.
Shipments and the CAB rose but capacity utilization slipped. Source: American Chemistry Council.