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Establishing or enhancing safety measures for complex and dangerous chemical operations can be daunting and tax the capabilities of a company’s staff. Engineering firms can help to identify and address safety concerns.
While fermentation-based syntheses were once reserved for producing high-value specialty chemicals and biopharmaceuticals, bioprocess routes now are gaining increasing attention for commodity products.
Three developments earn Vaaler Awards for their value to the chemical industry. They bested a large number of entries, based on their technological significance, novelty or uniqueness, and breadth of application.
Construction of a pilot plant will produce isobutene by fermentation of glucose.
Chemical makers are taking a variety of steps in their quest to improve the reliability and uptime of process equipment. Here’s a rundown of what some major manufacturers are doing to succeed with predictive maintenance.
Partnering Pays Off -- Chemical makers increasingly look for outside help to improve performance
Who's the Odd Man Out? Women now predominate in process industries publishing.
Process simulation historically has taken place within proprietary modeling environments. However, the ability of simulators to more accurately handle demanding tasks continues to evolve.
Chemical engineering students deserve better teachers, according to Chemical Processing's Editor in Chief Mark Rosenzweig.
Can You Hear Me Now? Advanced hearing protection tackles process-induced deafness
Vanquish Vexing Venting -- Try process-control and equipment changes to eliminate hydrogen losses.
Migrate Without A Migraine - Understand all the challenges of updating a process control system
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board releases a new safety video, “Mixed Connection, Toxic Result,” detailing key lessons from CSB's investigation into the 2016 chemical release at the MGPI processing facility in Atchison, Kansas.
Method enables low-cost production of long-term functionalized textiles without causing pollution.
Professionals from industry, government and academia, including Vanessa Sutherland, chairperson of the Chemical Safety Board and Dr. Sam Mannan, regent professor and director of the Mary Kay O'Conner Process Safety Center at Texas A&M University, will share information on process safety and ...
The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates announces that Paul J. Hirsh has joined the association as senior vice president of industry development and strategic partnerships.
Chem Facility Improves Efficiency with Automated Labeling
LyondellBasell teams up with AIChE to teach college professors about process safety so they can better prepare their students for entering the chemical industry.
Safety instrumented systems (SISs) the instrumentation and controls intended for handling process manufacturing risks play a vital role in ensuring plant safety.
PolyOne Links Real-Time Plant Production Data with ERP
The stakes are just too high to give safety anything less than top priority, as the recent explosion at BPs Texas City, Texas, refinery unfortunately underscores. Despite that tragedy, the chemical industrys safety record remains exemplary.
Immersive high-fidelity 3D visualization now is starting to play a role in the training of operators and maintenance staff at plants. Here's a rundown of some initiatives already underway.
Optimize Energy Costs, Part II -- Alternative process heating methods could offer attractive pay-offs.
Critical evaluation can enable you to turn up capacity and improve performance. This article presents some ideas to help you evaluate your process to see whether it offers exceptional revamp opportunities.
Internal government watchdog warns that shortage of EPA staff is stalling cleanup at toxic waste sites across the country.