Venture Global Calcasieu Pass, LLC, a subsidiary of Venture Global LNG, Inc., and Galp, a Portuguese-based fully integrated energy player, have entered into a 20-year sales and purchase agreement (SPA) for the supply of one million tonnes per annum (MTPA) from the Venture Global Calcasieu Pass LNG export facility, currently under development in Cameron Parish, LA.
Clariant, a specialty chemicals company based in Munich, Germany, has announced that its Catalysts business has formed an alliance with award-winning clean energy firm, Hydrogenious Technologies, to provide reliable, scalable and safe hydrogen supply solutions for a wide variety of applications.
At a recent press conference in Toronto, Harting Canada reported another record year in sales and market penetration and diversification. At the company’s annual Canadian media day, the Harting team for Canada attributed the company’s double-digit revenue growth to a strong coast-to-coast sales network, bolstered by the recent addition of Peter Hanna as territory sales manager for Ontario.
Beckhoff Automation has announced the promotion of Calvin Wallace to the managing director position Beckhoff Canada (Beckhoff Automation Ltd.). Wallace takes over the leadership role previously held by Joe Ottenhof, who is retiring, but will remain with the company on the board of directors.
Endress+Hauser, a global provider of process measurement and instrumentation equipment, has concluded an agreement with Westburne that makes the electrical distributor its latest Authorized Channel Partner.
DuPont Industrial Biosciences (DuPont) and Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) announced the opening of the world’s first biobased furan dicarboxylic methyl ester (FDME) pilot production facility in Decatur, IL. The plant is the centrepiece of a long-standing collaboration created bring a greater variety of sustainably sourced biomaterials into the lives of consumers.
The approach to TSN (Time-Sensitive Networking) as introduced by the EtherCAT Technology Group is now supported by key TSN technology providers and major switch manufacturers: Moxa, Hirschmann, Hilscher and Xilinx will all implement the EtherCAT TSN stream adaptation functionality in their TSN switches and infrastructure products.
Data collected and tabulated by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) show that the global chemical industry continued on a good note as the second quarter progressed. ACC’s Global Chemical Production Regional Index (Global CPRI) shows that global chemicals production rose 0.9 percent in May and follows a 0.4 percent gain in April and drops in the first quarter.
Festo’s newest bionic innovation – the BionicFinWave underwater robot – borrows on Nature’s ideal propulsion system for certain types of movement. Festo’s Bionic Learning Network team was inspired by the undulating fin movements executed by marine animals such as the polyclad, cuttlefish or Nile perch.