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Clariant’s Envicat N2O-S catalyst (left) removes N2O from the tail gas of nitric acid plants and converts it into harmless nitrogen and oxygen

Clariant launched a major global campaign to reduce the climate change impact of nitrous oxide (N2O). Drawing on decades of catalyst research expertise, the company has developed the Envicat N2O-S catalyst, which is proven to remove up to 95% of N2O generated as a by-product of nitric acid production. Clariant is now...

Sappi Kirkniemi mill in Lohja, Finland is part of Sappi Europe

Sappi has approved an investment in Kirkniemi Mill in Lohja, Finland which enables a switch in its energy sourcing to renewable bioenergy. With this investment the mill’s direct fossil greenhouse gas emissions will reduce by ca. 90 percent, which is equivalent to 230,000 tons of carbon dioxide annually. “By reducing...

The sustainable packaging solution is produced by using renewable resources and reduces plastic consumption of German pet food producer Interquell

Mondi has taken home a Hungaropack award for its sustainable paper-based Flexibag at this year’s contest organised by the Hungarian Association of Packaging and Materials Handling. Mondi’s Flexibag is made from renewable paper resources and enhanced with a functional plastic barrier ensuring premium product protection...

Together with ZF Friedrichshafen and Flixbus, Freudenberg develops fuel cell drive systems for long-distance coaches

Technology supplier Freudenberg is starting the research project “HyFleet” together with ZF Friedrichshafen and Flixbus. The partners aim to jointly develop a high-performance fuel cell system until 2024 to completely replace conventional diesel drives. They will also be examining the hybridization of electric...

Endress+Hauser placed a high value on sustainability in the Houston Campus

Endress+Hauser has invested 34 million U.S. dollars in a modern campus in Pearland, Texas in the Houston metropolitan area. The 112,000-square-meter campus includes a large new training center, office space for 125 employees, a calibration lab and a repair facility. The new campus reinforces the Group’s presence in the...

Luc Jamet (left) handed over his responsibilities as Area Sales Manager in France to Charles-Antoine Freiher

In 2008, packaging machine manufacturer Schubert opened a French sales and service location in Compiègne. Luc Jamet, who had been working the French market for Schubert since 1983, took over from the Crailsheim site. Together with his team, he strengthened the confidence of French manufacturers in the flexible, “made...

Unitechem Group has recently started full-scale production of advanced high-performance light stabilizers Unitechem LS2020 and LS119 in its newly commissioned production facilities

Unitechem Group, the world’s leading supplier of light stabilizers for plastics in a broad range of high-end industrial applications, has recently started full-scale production of advanced high-performance light stabilizers Unitechem LS2020 and LS119 in its newly commissioned production facilities. “Unitechem Group...

Jorge Yanez Penabad

On 1 October Jorge Yanez Penabad took over the position of Managing Director of the subsidiary Corporacion Multivac S.A.S. in Colombia. He takes over as the successor to Jairo Rodriguez, who on 1 July 2021 assumed the managing directorship of the two subsidiaries, Multivac Costa Rica and Multivac Dominicana. Jorge...

More than 50 percent of exhibition space already booked

It’s that time again, and Beviale Moscow is getting ready to launch. Russia’s first trade fair to cover the entire beverage production chain will take place from 29 to 31 March 2022 in Pavilion 57 at the VDNH Exhibition Centre in Moscow. The organisers have made use of the period since the pandemic-induced special...

The Engel e-victory injection moulding machine combines a tie-bar-less clamping unit with an electric injection unit

How can challenging small parts be produced with the maximum cost effectiveness? How can production cell availability be boosted with very little effort? Visitors to Expo Plásticos 2021 from 10 to 12 November in Guadalajara, Mexico, will find answers to these and other competition-critical questions at the Engel Stand...