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EE beyond saving energy and money
May 8, 2019
Richard Beadle
Many people know LEDs are great because they use much less energy than traditional incandescent bulbs and will save them money on their energy bill. Maybe they also know saving energy will reduce...
challenges for pigment production
Apr 30, 2019
Kami Tang Pack
The pigments industry is seeing another brush of restructuring---Clariant and BASF have both announced that they are divesting their pigments businesses this year. When thinking about the best...
decorative coatings wind turbines
Apr 28, 2019
Richard Platt
In light of expected Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) activity in the resins sector and to help untangle these value chains, Nexant has developed an informative flow diagram. The resins industry...
Nexant User Consortium Orlando
Apr 23, 2019
Lynn Belken
Nexant’s User Consortium is just around the corner, May 1-3 at the Marriott Orlando Downtown. While the event itself will be an excellent experience, sometimes the travel associated with a conference...
LAO supply and demand
Apr 21, 2019
Wonsoo Byun
A New Wave of Full Range LAO Production Globally, the last time a new full range linear alpha olefin (LAO) plant started up was almost a decade ago in 2010, when Q-Chem II began operations in Qatar...
utility customer experience
Apr 18, 2019
Sujay Hajra
Mukul Kundu
“The utility industry has begun to fully understand the importance of customer satisfaction over the past several years, and now many have dedicated leaders and teams focused on improving the...
Nexant User Consortium Orlando
Apr 17, 2019
Lynn Belken
Nexant's Annual User Consortium is coming up on May 1-3. For those attending, did you opt to extend your stay in Orlando? Take advantage of the sunshine and some local Orlando attractions---but only...
consolidation in the admixtures market
Apr 14, 2019
Aiganym Murzina
A core component of concrete admixtures is superplasticisers (“SPs”). Demand for highperformance superplasticisers is growing as a result of population growth in emerging markets, urbanisation, and...
hydrogen decarbonized fuel
Apr 14, 2019
Stephen B Harrison
The use of hydrogen as an energy source commenced 227 years ago when William Murdoch lit his house and office in Redruth, Cornwall from town gas---a mixture of hydrogen, carbon monoxide, and carbon...
Industrial Nitrogen
Apr 9, 2019
Graham Hoar
Graham Hoar, Vice President at Nexant UK, was recently invited to deliver a presentation for the International Fertilizer Association (IFA) conference held in London 6-7 March 2019. Click the link...