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Atlas Copco has acquired a distributor of compressors in New Mexico, USA

Atlas Copco has acquired the operating assets of the compressor business of Mesa Equipment & Supply Company.

Koch Technology, Ioniqa Technologies partner to disrupt plastics industry through advanced PET upcycling technology

As part of this collaboration, KTS has committed to invest up to €30 MM in Ioniqa. Ioniqa has developed an innovative process that utilizes low-grade post-consumer PET to infinitely produce a feedstock that displaces virgin raw materials used in the production of polyester products.

The Downstream Rundown: In case you missed it 09/16

In case you missed any downstream news, here are the top stories from last week. These articles include announcements from Clariant, Aemestis, Evonik, ADNOC, Technip and more. Stay up to sate with the latest industry news.

Technip Energies and APChemi announce cooperation agreement to commercialize APChemi's advanced plastic waste to high quality pyrolysis oil technology

APChemi's patented “Pyromax” pyrolysis technology for recycling plastic waste closes the gap in the plastic supply chain by taking dirty and mixed plastic waste.

Global Amines new fatty amines production plant now on stream

The new plant will supply fatty amines to customers in Southeast Asia and globally, extending the support offered by Global Amines’ existing production facilities in China, Europe, and the Americas.

Clariant signs definitive agreement to sell Quats business

Clariant, a focused, sustainable, and innovative specialty chemical company, announced that it has reached a definitive agreement for the divestment of its Quats business to Global Amines Company Pte. Ltd.

Encina to deliver first-ever high purity aromatics made entirely from end-of-life plastics

Encina Development Group, LLC announced the first-ever production of high purity aromatics made entirely from end-of-life mixed plastics. Encina has delivered its high purity monomer chemicals to customers and confirms that ongoing production will continue.

Online Exclusive: Strategies for dealing with rising construction costs

Thorough risk assessment and evaluation of alternatives are keys to success as capital projects continue to experience delays and the potential for cost overruns.

Editorial Comment: Our purpose: 100 yr of striving to deliver technical editorial excellence to the HPI

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

One hundred years ago, a group of individuals saw a need to disseminate the latest technologies and know-how to improve refining operations, safety, management and profitability. At the time, World War 1 had ended roughly 4 yr prior, and global gasoline demand expanded immensely. In turn, new refining capacity was being built around the world to increase production to satisfy burgeoning demand. Simultaneously, new discoveries were being made to produce plastics, fertilizers and other petrochemical products.

History of the HPI: The 2000s: Net-zero, environmental regulations, capacity acceleration and digital transformation

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

This final installment of the History of the HPI series details major events in the refining and petrochemicals industry over the past 20 yr, including stricter regulations/initiatives to curb carbon emissions, a safer and more environmentally friendly way to produce and handle chemicals, significant capital investments to boost production capacity and digital transformation.