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Optimising IT resources in pharma industry with right governance tools

In highly connected world, safeguarding sensitive information of a pharmaceutical company is of paramount importance. Hence, ...


Clariant opens Mining Services Lab at Roha

The new lab can receive run of mine (ROM) ore from mining operations in India to help improve their present mineral grade and recovery

Lupin forms JV with Japan's Yoshindo for biosimilars

New entity YL Biologics to focus on clinical development and commercialisation of biosimilars for Japan

Reliance inaugurates customer support centre for elastomers at Vadodara

RIL is also setting up a 150 KTA emulsion SBR plant and a butyl rubber plant, in JV with Russia's Sibur

US court clears way for Natco's Copaxone launch

The Supreme Court denies Teva's request for an injunction relating to generic Copaxone, clearing legal hurdle for Mylan and Natco to launch the ...

Insecticides India granted process patent for Acetamiprid

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

International News

MuCell's technology helps Unilever reduce 15% plastics in packaging

Newly developed technology will first feature in Dove Body Wash bottles in Europe, saving up to 275 tonnes of plastic a year

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

People Movement

Lupin appoints Theresa Stevens as Chief Corporate Development Officer

Theresa will be responsible for global merger and acquisitions and specialty business strategy


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 to meet the ...

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 ...


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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