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Automation and digitalization of production processes
Merck commissioned its first fully automated unit for the digital color measurement of its pigment products. The unit was commissioned in Gernsheim, Germany, the company’s largest pigments production site. Approximately 560 people work at the site. “We have invested tremendously in recent years ...
The graphite materials from Vianode are produced with up to 90 percent lower CO2
Vianode, a company owned by Elkem, Hydro and Altor, has decided to invest in its first industrial-scale plant for sustainable battery materials at Herøya in Norway. The investment of around NOK 2 billion will create new industrial jobs and provide critical battery materials. The decision is an ...
Calls on sector to change, lead way to enable a sustainable global economy
A new report sends a dire warning to the chemical industry, which it says is on track for a future global warming scenario with catastrophic consequences, and sets out tangible, credible pathways for the sector to become an enabler of a sustainable global economy by 2050, while overseeing ...
Technology has the potential to reduce CO2 emissions by at least 90% compared to conventional steam crackers
BASF, SABIC and Linde have started construction of the world’s first demonstration plant for large-scale electrically heated steam cracker furnaces. By using electricity from renewable sources instead of natural gas, the new technology has the potential to reduce CO2 emissions of one of the most ...
Energy supply at largest European sites largely secured even in case of Russian gas stop
Evonik is making energy supply at its German sites significantly less dependent on natural gas. Substitution with alternative energy sources can replace up to 40 percent of Germany's natural gas supply - without significantly curtailing chemical production. In addition to safeguarding its own ...
Manufacturing facilities in Germany, Italy earn ISCC-PLUS certification
Sasol Chemicals, a business unit of Sasol Ltd., has earned certification from the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) system for its three largest manufacturing facilities in Europe. The company’s facilities in Marl and Brunsbüttel, Germany, and Augusta, Italy, have ...
Construction of production facilities planned in phases over several years
Wacker Chemie AG is preparing to build a new silicone production complex at its Charleston site in the US state of Tennessee. The Munich-based chemical group has already started a feasibility study. In a first step, it is planned to build production plants for high-consistency silicone rubber and ...
Comprehensive climate strategy with the goal of climate neutrality by 2028
The globally positioned Eppendorf Group, a life science specialist, is picking up speed when it comes to climate protection. The company is reducing its CO2 emissions and will be climate-neutral by 2028 – much earlier than specified by the EU. To enable this, Eppendorf has developed a ...
Investment targets to meet growing market demand and strengthen the local supply chain in Japan
BASF and TODA KOGYO CORP. (TODA) announced that they will further expand the production capacity of BASF TODA Battery Materials LLC (BTBM) at the Onoda site in Japan. BTBM is a BASF majority-owned joint venture with TODA formed in 2015 (BASF 66%; TODA 34%). Construction for the new capacity at ...
Nouryon announced that five manufacturing sites are carbon neutral. This achievement supports the company’s sustainability agenda, ‘Commitment to a Sustainable Future’, which includes targets to reduce operational greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 40% by 2030, versus a 2019 base year, as well as ...