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Plastics injection moulders injecting innovations to gain competitive edge

Leading home-grown injection moulding machinery makers are increasingly becoming techno-savvy as they aim to raise their capacity ...


Insecticides India granted process patent for Acetamiprid

The company has so far applied for eight product patents for different chemical compounds

Alkyl Amines shuts down Belgium-based subsidiary

Closure of the subsidiary, which was established in 2009, will have no effect on the company's business

Stringent emission norms drive fuel additives market in India: Frost & Sullivan

Growing automotive regulations draw focus to additives that lower emissions and enhance combustion efficiency

Geometric inks engineering contract with Airbus group's Aerolia

As per the deal, Geometric will build an offshore development centre in Bengaluru for the aerospace tier 1 supplier

Songwon acquires Sequent Scientific's specialty chemicals division

The local manufacturing presence will support Korean firm's ambition to build a leading position in India while serving the specific needs of ...

International News

Platform Specialty to acquire Chemtura AgroSolutions for $1 bn

The takeover will extend Platform's reach into a new attractive vertical as it builds a best-in-class portfolio of specialty chemicals companies

BASF to set up specialty amines plant in Germany

The new plant, which is expected to start production in 2015, will reinforce BASF's global leadership position in specialty amines

Evonik ties up with University of Tokyo for research

Strengthening innovation activities in economically attractive regions supports Evonik's growth strategy

People Movement

Sameer Agarwal is the new CFO of 3M India

He replaces Zinan Wadood, who has been relocated to Singapore for a Compliance role within 3M Group


Maximise returns on safety investments with integrated approach

By using integrated safety systems, chemical plant operators can reduce costs of inventory and training costs, and enjoy better diagnostics and ...

Can agricultural residues sow seeds of biochemicals?

India's agriculture industry can offer humongous opportunities to manufacturers of biofuels and biochemicals as companies look to renewable raw ...

Five top tips for SMEs to grow businesses in uncertain times

Economic environment, though improving, still remains cloudy. To weather the storm ahead, here are some useful tips for SMEs in India to better ...

Reduce hazards in oil industry with right safety drills

Oil & gas industry is probably one of the most dangerous places to work. Adopting right safety etiquette and using personal protective equipment ...


Hot runners lead to huge cost savings for moulders: Vishal Agarwal, Yudo

In this interview, Vishal Agarwal, President, Yudo Hot Runner (India) Pvt Ltd explains importance of cutting-edge technology to the Indian ...

Silicones make energy-efficient buildings a reality: Jean-Paul Hautekeer, Dow Corning

In this interview, Jean-Paul Hautekeer, Global Marketing Director, High Performance Building Solutions, Dow Corning Corporation, emphasises on ...

Adherence to high quality standards provides a competitive edge to any company: Lloyd Pitchford, Intertek

In this interview, Lloyd Pitchford, Intertek Group CFO and COO-South Asia, emphasises on the importance of quality and explains its relevance ...


Innovating to drive change in transportation

The transportation sector needs sustainable solutions. For this, suppliers, including specialty chemical makers, will have to focus on bolder ...

CSR: An equal responsibility of SMEs

SMEs play a critical role in generating millions of jobs, especially at the low-skill level. It is imperative that India works towards making ...




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Plastics part supplier to Hero Group raises productivity using Yudo's solution

With an aim to improve productivity and reduce manufacturing cost, Gmax Auto, a part of AG Industries and a supplier of plastics parts to Hero ...

Safety has to be the key parameter for any chemical company: S R Lohokare, National Peroxide

Interview of Suhas R Lohokare, MD, National Peroxide Ltd, on importance of safety & technology in chemical industry

Case Study


ZLD technology gives a new lease of life to dyeing units in Tirupur

Dyeing units in Tirupur turned to Praj Industries' wastewater treatment technology to find answers to their effluent treatment woes, which had ...

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