Mr. Sam Cherian, Founder & Managing Director, Schevaran Laboratories Pvt. Ltd., views, "The Union Budget announced today comes as a structural reset for the Indian economy post the pandemic aftermath. The focus on key pillars- from agriculture to infrastructure to healthcare and digital & financial inclusion is overwhelming. In her budget 3.0, the Hon’ble Finance Minister pointed out that the manufacturing sector has to grow in double digits on a sustained basis for India to touch 5 trillion economy. This demonstrates positive vibes for the sector to further accelerate towards Aatmanirbhar Bharat, thereby, promoting investment and employment opportunities. The provision to launch Urban Swachh Bharat 2.0 Mission, outlaying at Rs 1.41 lakh crore over 5 years is laudable. It enhances India’s readiness for a healthy nation as well as broadens the business roadmap for various industries, including hygiene and cleaning. Overall, we believe that today’s budget is certain to impetus the country’s GDP in the coming days."
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