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Teva proposes to buy rival Mylan for $40 bn


The combined Teva and Mylan would have pro forma 2014 revenues of approximately $ 30 billion and pro forma 2014 EBITDA of approximately $ 9 billion

CHEMICALS »

Bayer CropScience opens R&D centre in Karnal for vegetable seeds


The multi-crop breeding station will focus on breeding activities in vegetable crops like cabbage, onion, tomato, hot peppers, cucumber, okra, water melon and gourds

PLASTIC & POLYMER »

Indian Railways to set up plant to convert plastic into diesel: Dr Harsh Vardhan


The plant will use the technology developed by CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum (CSIR-IIP) for producing diesel (conforming to Euro-5 specifications) from plastic waste

PHARMA »

Japan's Tosoh acquires in-vitro diagnostics firm Lilac Medicare


With this move, Tosoh aims to increase its share in the growing Indian market by using its own immunological and diabetes diagnostic analysers

MANUFACTURING »

Optimising the supply chain key to success for LNG projects: KPMG


To ensure that new LNG projects are viable and to extract maximum value from existing projects, proponents and operators have to unlock their supply chain, says a new KPMG report

NEWS »

Biosurfactants market to touch $2.2 bn by 2018


Personal care and household detergents applications segments to collectively hold more than 56.8 percent of the global biosurfactants market by 2018, according to Transparency Market Research

ExxonMobil calls for free trade on US LNG exports

BASF expands construction chemicals capacity in India with new plant in AP

INTERVIEWS »

Being good corporate citizen, companies can gain competitiveness: Ashwin Shroff


In this interview, Ashwin Shroff, CMD, Excel industries, sheds light on advantage of being responsible corporate citizen and shares Excel's experience in community welfare activities

FEATURES »

Companies Act, an enabler of CSR in chemical industry?


The Act is expected to motivate the companies for devising the best way to make their CSR spend count and impact all the stakeholders effectively

OPINION »

"Lifting of sanctions to give boost to Iranian oil exports"


The deal will also potentially help the country to further its science and technological progress, especially in areas like nanotechnology

INTERVIEW »

We see a more rapid adoption of leading edge lubricants in India: Nitin Prasad


In this interview, Nitin Prasad, MD, Shell Lubricants, Shell India, elaborates on the changing dynamics in the lubricants market in the country

FEATURE »

Phase change material: Can it led a revolution in refrigeration tech?


If introduced, PCM, which has the ability to store and release large amounts of heat/energy while maintaining a constant temperature, can prove to be a boon to the refrigeration industry

OPINION »

PET bottles are safe for pharmaceutical packaging: Rituraj Gupta, AIPMA


PET bottles are used for packaging pharma products across the globe and no adverse reports by medical authorities of any country have appeared, hence it is unfair to suggest that PET packaging is harmful to human beings

INTERVIEWS »

"Novel drug delivery system is driving the demand for innovative excipients"


In this interview, Veena Singh, Regional Commercial Manager, Dow Pharma & Food Solutions, Dow India, elaborates on the growth drivers for the excipients market in India

FEATURE »

Indian pharma companies need to tap unexplored markets to boost revenues


As part of risk mitigation strategies, Indian companies should expore untapped markets such as South America, GCC, CIS, Japan, etc in addition to the US and Europe

OPINION »

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

NEWS »

APL Apollo launches colour coated pipes for rust prevention


For painting of steel pipes, APL Apollo uses technology imported from Turkey and has set up a facility at its Murbad (near Mumbai) manufacturing site for this purpose

PSUs sign six MoUs with global firms for collaboration at Hannover fair

China to rely on alternative fuels to reduce dependence on foreign oil

INTERVIEWS »

"Internet of Things can have massive impact on manufacturing"


In this interview, Arun Kundu of Verizon Enterprise, explains the importance of Internet of Things, which enables physical objects to communicate with each other, for the manufacturing companies

FEATURE »

Manufacturing technologies: What Indian companies need to be future-ready?


The future of manufacturing is being defined in terms of its associated technologies. At the heart of this growing use of technology lies the necessities of competition and scarcity of resources

OPINION »

Modern technologies can help textile industry save water: Paul Hulme


Textile industry, one of the most water-intensive industries, can incorporate new-age processing methods such as digital printing, waterless dyeing technology, etc to conserve water

 

 

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July 30 - Aug 2, 2015 PackPlus 2015

 

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