Industry Insights - Chemicals


    Added 15th June 2016
    To get a window into what’s happening next in the world of technology, look no further than your nearest materials science journal. In just the 10 years from 2004 to ...

    Added 15th June 2016
    Materials Science and Engineering professor Anthony B. Brennan’s believes in the importance of looking outside your field for ideas, and his varied interests often lead him into cross-disciplinary research. Case ...

    Added 15th June 2016
    Modern chemistry has a host of worthwhile benefits to offer society, but it can also have the downside of creating toxic byproducts. Green chemistry provides a solution to this problem ...

    Added 15th June 2016
    With 220 million tons of plastic currently being produced each year, green chemistry provides the hope that more of it can be created from biodegradable elements that won’t plague our ...

    Added 15th June 2016
    Once a futuristic novelty, additive manufacturing – commonly known as 3D printing – is now a $4.1 billion industry. 3D printing is already a green manufacturing process by nature because ...

    Added 30th May 2016
    Environmental health and safety (EHS) professionals play a critical role in modern chemical R&D as well as in the design and production of commercial products. Elsevier met with Dr. Smarajit ...

    Added 17th May 2016
    While great strides have been made in the areas of reusing and recycling, the effort to reduce waste can feel like fighting an uphill battle. That’s why Paul Hodges of ...

    Added 11th March 2016
    Increasing regulatory requirements are requiring chemical companies to look deep into their processes and supply chains to make sure they are not using potentially hazardous chemicals, making the need to ...

    Added 17th February 2016
    China’s burgeoning middle class has put increasing pressure on its government to institute regulations regarding environmental health and safety across industries. But with its regulatory approach in the chemical industry, ...

    Added 27th October 2015
    Advanced materials are changing the way that many companies do business and putting pressure on R&D teams and engineers to perform. At any moment a new material could be developed ...

    Added 21st October 2015
    Advanced materials are foundational to driving breakthrough innovations across industries. This white paper considers the impact of market dynamics on innovation in materials science and engineering, providing lessons and ideas ...

    Added 12th October 2015
    What will drive the chemical industry in advanced economies? How does the chemical industry add value for customers and what does it mean for new product development? Product and process ...

    Added 6th May 2015
    CO2 emissions from cement manufacturing contribute significantly to global warming. To mitigate those effects, researchers are exploring how advanced materials and nanotechnologies can produce 'greener' concretes that are environmentally-friendly, and ...

    Added 30th January 2015
    With energy and materials costs on the rise, and availability on the decline, the demand for resource efficiency grows. In the chemicals industry, integrative methods are needed to meet this ...

    Added 15th December 2014
    In this revealing interview, Kao Corporation's Atsushi Suzuki offers a behind-the-scenes look at the path that the MegRhythm Steam Eye Mask took as it went from a promising concept to ...

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