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Plastics waste: The Golden Triangle - industry, government, consumer

If the three nodes - consumer, government and industry - connect to form a triangle and acknowledge their interdependence, the plastics waste menace can be meaningfully tackled


Rolta wins multi-million dollar contract from Saudi's Sadara Chemical

The company to implement a comprehensive engineering information system within Sadara's Jubail integrated chemical complex


Focus on eco-friendly innovations: Ananth Kumar

The Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers presented the National Awards for technology innovation in petrochemicals & downstream plastic processing industry


Strides Arcolab buys stake in Bafna's branded generics biz for Rs 48 cr

Agreement to boost Strides Arcolab's branded generics business as it picks up global rights for Bafna Pharma's flagship brand Rericap


KEC International bags orders worth Rs 246 cr

While its T&D business has won Rs 179-cr orders in India and Americas, the cables business has secured orders of Rs 67 crore


Shalimar Paints appoints Shankar Subramanian as VP

As VP for Shalimar Paints' decorative business, he will be responsible for growing the company's decorative business

BASF opens mobile emissions catalysts plant in Poland

Praxair inks industrial gases supply agreement in China


RCF aims to double its turnover in the next five years: R G Rajan

In this interview, R G Rajan, CMD, RCF, elaborates on some of the initiatives taken by the company to reduce carbon footprint and its growth plans


Bridge skill, technology gap to tap opportunities in chemical industry

In order to capitalise on growth opportunities offered by India, the chemical industry needs to address the challenges such as lack of skilled workforce, easy access to raw material & high-end tec


Unsolved global oil supply and demand equation poses risks: Dr Mosongo Moukwa

Looking out a few years, global demand for oil will continue to increase because of rising prosperity in emerging economies. Supply, however, will still remain constrained


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 plastics injection moulding industry


Investments in infrastructure pushing demand for PVC

PVC, known as infrastructure plastic, can gain immensely from government's push in sectors such as infrastructure, housing, agriculture, etc making India a hub for PVC product manufacturing


Adding value to polymer waste through recycling

Presence of metals, such as aluminum, in plastic waste makes it difficult to recycle. Specialty additives can offer a solution to this challenge by converting polymer waste into quality products


NPPA's move to put price control on more drugs to hurt pharma industry

The fresh move to bring diabetes and cardiovascular medicines under price control regime could result in a loss of around Rs 600 crore to the industry

IOL Chemicals receives GMP certificate from Germany

Mumbai HC judgement to give fillip to nutraceutical industry


FDA alerts drive quality requirements upwards in pharma industry: Albert Stevens, IMCD Group

In this interview, Albert Stevens, VP Asia, IMCD Group, one of the leading global distributors of speciality chemicals, considers India to be one of the key growth drivers in Asia for the group


Value-addition must for Indian API makers to take on the Dragon challenge

To counter the challenge of rising API imports from China, Indian pharma industry should focus on value addition and high-potency products


Chemical research: The building blocks of India's growth path

While chemistry is the study of the building blocks of life, the chemical industry serves to create the building blocks of progress


Siemens opens technology centre for machine tools in Bangalore

The centre will allow Indian machine tool manufacturers and users to get a hands-on experience of the latest CNC technologies and solutions from Siemens and its partners

JSW Steel to import 6-mt iron ore due to shortage

IL&FS Engineering bags Rs 213-cr pipeline contract


India can out-compete other countries in analytics: Mikael Hagstrom, SAS

In this interview, Mikael Hagstrom, Executive Vice President, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, SAS Institute, discusses adoption trends of analytics in India


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 visualisation without compromising on safety


Environmental media relations in the 21st century

Social media and crowdsourcing operate on a global scale. This breadth can work for or against a business depending on whether community discussions cast the company in a positive or negative light



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