Everything you need to know about transporting chemicals


It should go without saying, but transporting chemicals is a risky business. Even if all you’re trying to move is a set of household cleaners, the government has strict regulations as to where and how it can be transported. Below is a list of seven requirements that you should keep in mind the next time you attempt to transport chemicals. By Abby Drexler: 1. You Most Likely Can’t Use UPS, FedEx, or the USPS-All three of those companies are listed as “general-service” shipping companies, which means they specialize in shipping everything under the sun. Read More

Industrial gases also referred to as bulk gases or commodity gases. are produced in large quantities for use in a variety of industrial manufacturing processes. The industrial gas industry comprises manufacturers of industrial organic and inorganic gases in compressed, liquid, and solid forms, according to a report by The Business Research Company. The global industrial gas market is forecast to grow at a compound annual rate of 4.44% between 2017 and 2021. This growth is being driven by global economic growth, particularly in emerging economies, and by the increased use of gas in the food and beverages and healthcare industries. Read More

Archroma has collaborated with Ternua, an outdoor brand with a strong connection to nature. Ternua has partnered with Archroma, and its EarthColors patented technology, to create a capsule collection of recycled tee-shirts and sweatshirts, collecting, recycling and upcycling agricultural waste from the Basque region in Spain after food consumption. Archroma’s award-winning EarthColors is a traceable concept of plant-based dyes, sourced from up to 100 percent renewable resources. Archroma developed EarthColors using non-edible waste products, from agriculture and herbal industries, to replace petroleum-derived raw materials. Read More

Pidilite Lanka Pvt Ltd, a JV between Pidilite Industriesand Macbertan Pvt Ltd has unveiled a new state-of-the-art adhesive manufacturing plant in Polgahawela, Sri Lanka. Pidilite Lanka has earmarked over Rs. 200 million as an investment towards the plant. Spread over four acres, the plant will further strengthen Pidilite’s position in the adhesive market in Sri Lanka and enhance its market share. This will be an environment-friendly plant with zero-discharge. Pidilite, one of Asia’s leading adhesive and construction chemical companies began its journey in Sri Lanka 10 years ago and today, Sri Lanka is one of Pidilite’s key global contributors. Read More

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