Guardian introduces new solar control glass: SunGuard SNX

AUBURN HILLS, US: Guardian Glass has introduced a new addition to its eXtra Selective family of solar control glass: Guardian SunGuard SNX 60. SNX 60 is ideal for commercial facade applications that require high performance, energy efficiency and improved aesthetics. Guardian Glass is part of Guardian Industries Corp, a privately held industrial manufacturer of glass, automotive and building products based in Auburn Hills, Michigan. New SunGuard SNX 60 offers a highly desirable and consistently neutral transparent appearance. IRead more. 



OSAKA, JAPAN/ LEVERKUSEN, GERMANY: Sumitomo Chemical Co Ltd and Bayer AG have reached an agreement on the development of fungicidal mixture products aimed at controlling soybean diseases in Brazil. These products will utilise Sumitomo Chemical’s novel fungicide in combination with established Bayer fungicides to create a potent new means of combating major plant diseases. The novel fungicide which Sumitomo Chemical is developing for global use is broadly effective against fungal pathogens and exhibits high activity against major soybean diseases such as Asian soybean rust.Read more.

MUNICH, GERMANY: The Linde Group has been awarded a major contract by PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim (NKNK) to supply an olefin plant in the city of Nizhnekamsk, located in the Republic of Tatarstan in the Russian Federation. An agreement covering strategic cooperation between Linde and the TAIF Group was also concluded in the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Minister President of Bavaria Horst Seehofer and President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov. Read more.
REINACH, SWITZERLAND/ NEW YORK, US: Archroma and MintModa, a fashion forecaster announced a new strategic partnership leveraging the respective strengths of both companies in colour creativity. Combining Archroma’s scientific colour expertise with MintModa’s clear, narrative-driven colour forecasts provides fashion and design-related industries with an actionable and trend-right color resource. Read more.


Eating food wrapped in newspapers may cause cancer: FSSAI

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Like Aadhar card, enjoying street food is unofficially a mandatory need for most Indians. Each state has its own signature street-authentic like momo, jalebi, khaman, vada pav, kachori, bajji, steamed peanuts, cutlet and etc. Traditional street foods are still a biggest unorganised sector of India. In a typical situation, when one visits a shop and request for a vada pav or any other food of your choice, immediately the shop keeper wraps the food in a printed newspaper. Read more.



PERSTORP, SWEDEN: Perstorp announced an agreement for the acquisition of Polialcoli Srl from Polioli SpA. The agreement includes the neopentyl glycol (Neo), trimethylolpropane (TMP) and trimethylolpropane diallyl ether (TMPDE) as well as the associated Formate businesses located at the Vercelli site (Italy). The transaction is scheduled to close on 31 August. Read more.


Facts Of Zinc That Everyone Wants To Know

In the periodic table, zinc is designated with the chemical symbol of Zn and an atomic number of 30. The number of electrons per shell is 2, 8, 18 and 2. The two valence electrons of zinc are in charge of shaping bonds with different atoms, which is determined by its electron affinity, electro-negativity and ionization energies. Zinc effectively responds with oxygen to make zinc oxide. It additionally forms alloys with other metallic elements and are used for industrial purposes. Read more.