Tag: chemicals

Pumps and valves for industrial cleaning

Tyco Valves & Controls, a business unit of Tyco Engineered Products & Services, has installed all-stainless steel Hovap HP pumps and Tyco ball valves at JohnsonDiversey’s new industrial cleaning products manufacturing facility in Enschede, the Netherlands.

Toho Titanium boost sponge capacity

Toho Titanium Co. is increasing its production capacity for titanium sponge by some 10% to 14,000 tons a year, anticipating strong demand in Asia for power plants and chemical plants.

Methanol expansion contract

A contract for preliminary design of the planned methanol plant expansion at Tjeldbergodden in mid-Norway has been awarded by Statoil to Aker Kvaerner Netherlands.

Capacity expansion for Stanyl

DSM Engineering Plastics has announced two further capacity increases for its range of Stanyl polyamide products.

LG Chem to double PDP filter capacity

LG Chem Ltd, Korea's largest chemicals maker, plans to more than double its manufacturing capacity of electronic filters geared for plasma-display panels next year.

Austria: polypropylene expansion

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has announced that a subsidiary company has received two contracts from Borealis to provide project services for the expansion of polypropylene production capacity at Borealis's facilities in Schwechat, Austria, and Ronningen, Norway.

Stainless steel bellows sealed valves

Spirax Sarco has produced two PN40 flanged bellows sealed valves that, it claims, offer low maintenance costs for hygienic applications that demand non-corrosive equipment, for food, pharmaceuticals and chemicals.

Belgium: EDC plant

Uhde GmbH has been awarded a contract by the Limburgse Vinyl Maatschappij NV for a new ethylene dichloride (EDC) plant.

UK: Jacobs to build refrigerant plant

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has been selected by INEOS Fluor to provide project management, construction management, engineering, and procurement services for the expansion of KLEA 125 (HFC 125 refrigerant) production at INEOS Fluor's Runcorn facility in England.

Minitainer tank

The Minitainer® tank from Tank Solutions has been introduced to revolutionise the way shippers are transporting and distributing liquid products.