It's a dreadful feeling when you realize your home computer has succumbed to a virus.
Over the past several years, the manufacture of soaps and detergents has become a more complex process with changes in raw materials and ingredients, the introduction of new chemicals, the addition of expensive fragrances, colorants, and preservative additives, and advances in soap-making processes.
As the EPA has placed more stringent restrictions on the discharge of industrial wastewater, many manufacturers are choosing to outsource their wastewater treatment to companies that specialize in this complex and heavily regulated function.
The EPA requires that hazardous substances be secondarily contained when stored or transported underground.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has adopted "preferred chemical principles" to establish a set of preferred chemical characteristics for product ingredients.
Have you ever asked yourself: "Do we really need this many rupture discs in our inventory?" Typical plants carry 30-50 percent excess stock because of rupture disc selection practices and manufacturer pricing that encourage higher volume purchases.
There has been a lot of talk lately about the lack of a level-playing field for biofuels because of the heavy subsidies being used to support the sector's shaky economics.
The Canadian Chemical Producers Association (CCPA) says Canada's chemicals industry will support the federal government on its newly introduced clean air bill.
The Stern Review on climate change, released at the end of October, presents a bleak picture of an economic future devastated by higher than average global temperatures.
An organization of California manufacturers voiced satisfaction with the way Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was implementing a market-based program to cap factory emissions of greenhouse gases to slow or halt global climate change.
Bayer is investing $2.4 billion in R&D this year. "This is the biggest R&D budget of any chemical and pharmaceutical company in Germany," said Werner Wenning at a press forum in Leverkusen, Germany.