Micro reaction Technology – for miniaturization of chemical reaction systems

Micro reaction Technology – for miniaturization of chemical reaction systems

In recent times chemical compounds need greater speed in the discovery process, which requires advanced automation. But majority of the current reactions are still performed by applying conventional techniques and apparatus. This has led to severe impact on the scale-up process. With recent advances in chemical reaction technology, sub-millimetre/sub-millilitre sized micro structured reactors, mixers and other micro process components have been developed. Read more



Mitsui Chemicals, BASF to commercialise new insecticide


Mitsui Chemicals Agro Inc (MCAG) and BASF SE have signed a long-term agreement for the commercialization of Broflanilide, a new insecticide for chewing crop pests and non-crop pests control. This commercialization agreement follows the exclusive global license and development agreement between the two companies that was announced on June 2014. Under the terms of this agreement, MCAG granted BASF exclusive rights to market and sell Broflanilide products in certain markets worldwide, excluding Japan and certain Asian and other countries.  Read more


ExxonMobil to open first Mobil stations in Mexico

ExxonMobil Corporation has partnered with a retailer Grupo Arsan to open eight Mobil-branded service stations in Queretaro as part of the company’s entry in Mexico’s fuels market. ExxonMobil plans to open 50 Mobil stations in the Bajio region by the end of the first quarter of 2018. ExxonMobil is the first company to fully leverage Mexico’s new energy model and provide an integrated product offering along the entire fuels value chain.  Read more



Covestro introduces adhesive raw materials with low monomer

Covestro AG said that it is committed to continually improving the performance and safety of its products, and above all, to setting new standards in industrial hygiene. Through continual improvements to the manufacturing process, Covestro has succeeded in reducing the residual monomer content of free monomeric diisocyanates to under 0.1 percent by weight. Products meeting these requirements can be recognized by the addition of “ultra” to the product designation. Read more