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Clariant’s state-of-the-art catalyst research and production facility in Heufeld, Germany

Clariant Catalysts is expanding and enhancing its capacity for emission control catalysts to meet growing global demand, particularly in China. The company just recently commenced operations at an additional, upgraded production facility in Heufeld, Germany, which features state-of-the-art production equipment exclusively dedicated to emission control catalysts. Production capacity for the catalysts has been increased to enable a volume growth of 100% compared to 2019. The site, which now includes two units, covering...

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DSM and Fibrant reduce Greenhouse Gas emissions for Akulon PA6 by 50% with Ecolactam

In view of the current tightening of greenhouse gas (GHG) emission ambitions in Europe, it is with great pride that DSM and Fibrant announce the accomplishment of a major reduction in the GHG emission of Caprolactam and thus subsequently also of PA6 as produced in Europe by July 2021. The GHG emission saved is estimated to be around 800 million kg CO2 on annual basis. This significant reduction has been achieved by implementing several technology improvements amongst which an advanced N2O abatement program in...

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The groundbreaking Gea serum Separator was developed based on Amul Dairy’s requirements

Continuing its tradition of customer-centric, innovative solutions, Gea has engineered a unique Ghee processing separator for its customer Amul Dairy, market leader in the Indian dairy sector and one of the largest milk unions in the state of Gujarat. Thanks to the customized Gea serum Separator, Amul Dairy has reduced fat losses by 85% and increased Ghee production by 30% with no additional investment in the already existing plant. “Gea’s custom designed centrifuge has transformed our Ghee production,” says Amit...

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White Paper on digitization in catalysis research published

Unlocking the enormous wealth of catalysis research data: This is the aim of a new initiative of the German Catalysis Society (GeCatS). In the recently published white paper "The Digitalization of Catalysis-Related Sciences", experts from academia and industry outline how "digital catalysis" can accelerate research processes and lead to new insights.

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