Oleochemicals market grows on demand for sustainable products

The US speciality oleochemicals market size was estimated at 1,097 kilo tonnes in 2015. The increasing demand for sustainable solutions and bio-degradable products coupled with changes in the US regulations such as EPA are raising the influence of oleochemicals in various segments of the chemical industry, according to a report by Grand View Research. Read more


Mothers-to-be, take note! flame retardant chemicals – commonly used in furniture and household products – may damage your child’s intelligence and cause loss of IQ points. Researchers from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) have conducted the largest meta-analysis performed on flame retardants to date. Read more


Zero liquid discharge is a concept that indicates no liquid effluent discharged from the process plant in surface waters which in effect completely eliminates the environmental pollution.  In other words, it can be termed as conversion of the solute ie. dissolved organic and inorganic salts or compounds into solid form by means of thermal evaporation & concentration. Read more


EuroChem Group AG has acquired Emerger Fertilizantes SA, a privately-owned distributor of premium and standard fertilisers in Argentina. EuroChem continues to expand its distribution network to get better access to several important markets with its recent acquisitions in Brazil, Bulgaria, Hungary and Spain. This acquisition will further strengthen EuroChem’s footprint in Latin America which is an important region currently accounting for 11 percent of its fertiliser sales. Read more