Category: Chemicals & Materials

Article

Graphene manufacturing: Expert insights you might have missed from 2022

– Isabella Borghetti is an industrial manager working in the automotive and nanotechnology industry. She has...
Article

How new technologies are reshaping the building façade coatings market

– Deterioration in building façade coatings can be caused by a wide range of factors, such...
Article

Thermoset recycling: Expert insights into processes and challenges

– Sudhin Datta is a retired Senior Research Associate at ExxonMobil Chemical, in the polymers business....
Article

Leveraging quantum computing in the chemical industry: Expert Interview

– Yudong Cao has a background in Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science. He obtained his PhD...
Article

Automotive lightweighting: Strategies for improving fuel efficiency

– The automotive industry has been reinventing itself to become more and more sustainable, starting with...
Article

These companies are revolutionizing the applications of nanocellulose across industries

– Cellulose is the most abundant sustainable and renewable biopolymer on Earth, found in plants, algae,...
Article

The Single-Use Plastic Directive and its impact on the use of bioplastics in the CPG and F&B industries

– Demand for sustainable products has been growing among consumers, leading brand owners to a desire...
Article

Reducing PPE waste with sustainable textiles and novel decontamination systems

– Personal protective equipment, commonly known as PPE, is equipment that is designed to protect the...
Article

Sustainable packaging solutions to curb plastic pollution

– Polymers are widely used for manufacturing plastic goods in a range of industries — most...
Article

Hydrogels: Emerging materials and novel applications

– Hydrogels, a class of polymeric materials that can absorb and retain large amounts of liquid...
Article

How digital twins are helping repurpose sustainability values across different sectors

– In 2019, the global digital twin market was valued at USD $3.8 billion. A great...
Article

What are some recent advances in high-temperature materials for jet engines?

– The jet engine is the most complex element of an aircraft and one of the...
Article

How COVID-19 is catalyzing innovation for the chemical industry

– The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about unprecedented disruption in the functioning of several industries and...
Article

Alternative sources for graphene production

– Ever since its isolation in 2004, graphene and graphene-like materials (e.g., graphene oxide, graphene nanoplatelets)...
Article

New technological processes for superalloy metals

– The constant search to create stronger, harder, more resistant and therefore safer alloys in aeronautics...
Article

Hemp: An old crop finding new applications as an eco-friendly alternative

– One of the oldest textile-relics in human history is a hemp fabric dated to approximately...
Article

Carbon dioxide-based polymers: Turning carbon emissions into plastic

– Carbon dioxide as a problem: The soaring carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration in the atmosphere as...
Article

What emerging material innovations could make vehicles lighter?

– In our first article, we covered the current applications of alternate lightweight materials in the...
Article

Automotive lightweight materials: The age of the composite

– The automotive industry is going through an important development phase to address major issues concerning...
Article

A new life for food waste

– Every year, about 1.3 billion tonnes of food goes off to waste. However, the good...

Never miss an insight

Get insights delivered right to your inbox

You have successfully subscribed to our newsletter.

Too many subscribe attempts for this email address.

*