“The Indian agrochemical market is pegged to reach US$6.3 billion by 2020 as per a report jointly commissioned by PWC and Assocham. Automation and other digital technologies have demonstrated an ability to deliver increased efficiency and thereby enhance productivity for the sector. Adoption of such digitalization technologies can help agro-chemical companies accelerate their overall business, increase profit margins, and cater to the burgeoning demand. We are excited to be part of such a ground-breaking project and are looking forward to provide reliable solutions and infrastructure, that will help Deccan Chemicals to optimize the productivity and efficiency of their operations”, said, G Balaji, Local Division Manager, Energy Industries, Industrial Automation, ABB India.
“Although we already have all our manufacturing operations automated, this is our first project wherein we are bringing over 100 reactors on to a single connected platform to control our new manufacturing block. This intelligent automation and safety system with high availability will improve product quality, process efficiency and reduce downtime. We are keen to partner with ABB to drive process efficiencies in our manufacturing operations.” Jagan Buddharaju, Chief Operating Officer, Deccan Fine Chemicals.
LANXESS enters battery chemistry business electrolyte production for lithium-ion batteries in Leverkusen Germany
Cologne/Leverkusen, April 5, 2021 – LANXESS enters the field of battery chemistry by cooperating with Guangzhou Tinci Materials Technology Co. (Tinci), a leading global manufacturer of lithium-ion battery materials. Starting already next year, LANXESS will produce electrolyte formulations for lithium-ion batteries under the authorization of the Chinese company. Read More
Cologne, April 2, 2021 – In the manufacture of transmission oil pans, polyamides offer numerous advantages over sheet steel or die-cast aluminum in terms of lightweight construction, cost-cutting functional integration and design flexibility. Polyamide 66 in particular has therefore found widespread use in series production of these large injection-molded parts in recent years. However, polyamide 6 is also very well suited to the purpose, as is evident from an increasing number of applications. Read More
Cologne, March 30, 2021 – A smartphone that sets new standards for lightness, slim design and sustainability is making its debut on the market this March: the Carbon 1 MK II from Berlin-based start-up Carbon Mobile. “Designed and engineered in Germany, the Carbon 1 MK II reignites miniaturization and drives sustainability in connected devices by replacing plastics and aluminum with advanced composite materials for the first time”, says Firas Khalifeh, CEO of Carbon Mobile. The base material for Read More
Muttenz, March 29, 2021 – Closer to Chinese customers from the start. Clariant’s Additives business continues to step up support for the needs of China’s growth industries, with new top-class facilities to foster R&D and joint application technology developments at the One Clariant Campus (OCC). Ahead of Chinaplas 2021, Clariant shares a taster of bio-based additives available to advance resource-efficient innovation in local market segments, highlights from its new sustainable solutions set for Read More