Centre to open first institute for chemical engineering in Dahej – Ananth Kumar

Centre to open first institute for chemical engineering in Dahej – Ananth Kumar

The Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals of the Union Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and Government of Gujarat jointly hosted the 5th edition of ‘India Chem Gujarat 2017 – Speciality Chemicals: Way to go for Chemicals Industry’ in Gandhinagar from 21 to 22 September.The two-day event aimed to showcase India’s capability in the chemical sector and & allied industry, providing opportunity to utilize the immense potential for more trade and investments in India. Read More


AkzoNobel’s speciality chemicals business has completed the expansion of a production site in Denmark which supplies essential pharmaceutical grade salt for the healthcare industry. Located in Mariager, the products supplied by the facility are used as an active pharmaceutical ingredient in various applications, including intravenous solutions, insulin and baby food.Prior to the expansion – which increased capacity by 60 percent – supply struggled to keep up with demand. Read More


The Tata Strategic Management Group presented a report on Indian chemicals industry at the 5th edition of ‘India Chem Gujarat 2017. Titled “India Chem Gujarat 2017” was released by Ananth Kumar and Vijay Rupani.The report is a source of knowledge and information on the current scenario of the chemical industry highlighting the importance of chemicals in everyday life by taking the reader through the key sub-segments such as petrochemicals, agrochemicals, speciality chemicals and fertilizers. Read More


Brenntag AG has officially launched Brenntag South Africa (Pty) Ltd, one of the leading chemical distributors for speciality chemicals in the Southern African region.The new company has about 180 employees and locations in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban.This is following the merger of the separate operating entities Lionheart, Plastichem, Multilube and Warren Chem Specialities.The business includes chemical distribution and services in life science (food, nutrition, pharma and personal care), material science as well as industrial sales and services. Read More