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Articles Tagged with ''chemical processing''

SABIC plans crude-to-chemicals facility in Saudi Arabia

May 19, 2014
Saudi Arabia may be the first country in the Middle East to see an operating oil-to-chemicals processing facility.
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Pulcra Chemicals plans $3.1 million investment in South Carolina

March 14, 2014
German specialty chemicals supplier Pulcra Chemicals will invest $3.1 million to expand its manufacturing operation in York County, S.C.
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Sight-Glass Light Improves Visibility of Critical Processes

March 13, 2014
L.J. Star Inc. has introduced the LumiStar3000™, a 60mm LED sight-glass light that is four times brighter than a typical sight-glass light, improving visibility of critical processes.
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US petrochemical companies pursue growth with new cracker capacity

February 24, 2014
The U.S. petrochemical industry is expected to launch an extra 7.34 million tpa of new cracker capacity by 2017, as it continues to leverage growing shale gas production and low-cost ethane that will fuel the crackers.
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Explosion at Nova-Kem chemical processing plant forces evacuations

June 5, 2013
The Nova-Kem plant in Seward, Ill., contained siliconetetrachloride, nitric acid, acetone and hexachlorodisilane, along with chlorine tanks located outside of the building.
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Dow Chemical to build several plants on US Gulf Coast

March 22, 2013
Dow Chemical is planning to take full advantage of the low price of U.S. shale gas by investing in the construction of several processing plants on the U.S. Gulf Coast.
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Improving economy, need for investment bodes well for 2013 CHEM SHOW

March 15, 2013
A steadily improving economy and the pressing need for manufacturers to invest in new processing equipment bodes well for both the chemical processing industries (CPI) and the 55th biennial CHEM SHOW.
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Regulator Packs for Safe Operation of Valves

February 18, 2013
Smith Flow Control has introduced a series of Filter Regulator Lube (FRL) packs to ensure the right amount of torque is set to the company’s Easi-Drive system
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Chemical industry outlook positive for US, bleak for Europe

January 9, 2013
While many industry watchers predicted an increase in demand during the second part of last year, in fact the development took the opposite direction and left the mature markets still waiting for a pickup in activity.
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EU chemicals industry faces gloomy 2013

January 7, 2013
The European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) has made a downward revision of its projection for Europe's chemicals output in 2012, the organization has announced.
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