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Posted On : 22nd March 2018

'Chemical News' Journal

Since 1956 ICC regularly publishes a Monthly Journal the 'CHEMICAL NEWS' (formerly Chemical Industry News). The Journal highlights the latest developments in the various sectors of the Chemical Industry and disseminates information and statistics regarding technological progress achieved in India and abroad. The journal is widely circulated amongst the 'Decision Makers' of the industry, government, research institutions, academia, etc.

'Chemical News' Journal (What's in this issue)

In This Issue


From The Director General

The Annual India Chemical Industry Outlook Conference is, without exaggeration, a long awaited event for ICC, its members and Indian Chemical industry, in general.

- H. S. Karangle, Director General - ICC

ICC Activities

  • Mission Responsible Care - Responsible Care Induction Programme For Industry In Vadodara Region

Giulio Natta And The Origins Of Stereoregular Polymers

The name of Natta is entwined inextricably with that Ziegler, in the famous catalyst systems known by their names and used to make polythylene and polypropylene.

- DR. S. Sivaram

My Polymer Journey

The 1970's and 80's were exciting years for Polymers and Engineering Plastic Industries in India.

- M. H. Mehta

India Becomes Member Of Australia Group

on 19th January 2018, India formally became the 43rd member of the Australia Group (AG), the cooperative and voluntary group of countries working to counter the spread of materials, equipment and technologies that could contribute to the development or acquisition of chemical an biological weapons (CBW) by non-state Actors or terrorist groups.

- Dr. Pranav K. Tripathi, Officer-Sustainability, Environment and Regulatory Issues, ICC

Achieving Operational Excellene Through A Sustainable Approach Within Process Safety

- Kumar (Chris) Israni & Steve Hawkins

Economic Review

Projects Investment In Chemicals Sector

5th IGCW-2017 Convention & Ecosystem - A Report

News From Members

  • Lanxess Diphyl products : Stability and tradition in heat Transfer
  • Lupin launches generic Doxycycline Hyclate Tablet In US
  • Clariant Showcased Latest Solutions at home and Personal care Ingredients Conference (HPCI) 2018
  • Lanxess Renews Partnership with Novozymes
  • Lanxess Demonstrates its commitment for quality education with continued asscociation with teach for India
  • PlastIndia 2018 : Experts push for capacity increase
  • Grasim Gets Environmental Clearance for Bharuch Expansion
  • Brenntag : Inauguration of new warehouse in Mumbai
  • Dow Develops Recyclable Barrier Film for Liquid Packaging with Vishakha Polyfab

News National

  • Indian Scientists develop world's thinnest material with Novel Technique
  • Novartis planning to expand R&D Operations in Hyderabad
  • Thyssenkrupp industrial solutions bags contract for alumina refinery expansion project
  • Thyssenkrupp bags caustic soda contract from gacl-nalco JV
  • Gail to buy entire product from Essar oil's raniganj east CBM block
  • Anti-Dumping Duty imposed on TDI from South Korea, China and Japan
  • Govt. to make company registration Process faster, user-friendly
  • Anti-Dumping Duty likely on a Chinese Chemical

News International

  • BASF to present innovative master builders solutions
  • New Sustainable production method may advance plastics, Pharmaceuticals
  • Covestro provides digital printing technology for shoe manufacturing
  • BASF to build MDI synthesis unit in Louisiana
  • Innovation remains the driver of European Chemical industry
  • Merck to invest €40 min to boost manufacturing, distributions in Asia
  • Scientists find efficient way to convert methane into useful chemicals
  • Akzonobel-Evonik JV starts Chlorine, Potassium Hydroxide Production
  • Clariant re-launches innovative skin care ingredient to resist pollution effects
  • Organic acid a feed hygiene alternative for formaldehyde : Perstorp
  • Chemical Industry - Failure due to Corrosion
  • Fungal Enzymes could hold secret to making renewable energy from wood

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