With the world actively changing, we will keep you updated with the newest trends and any developments in the chemical world.
The recent legislative changes in Germany, which nearly double the tolls for trucks from December 1, 2023, pose a significant challenge for the logistics sector. This article delves into the specific impacts of these changes, providing examples of the cost increases for different destinations and highlighting Same Chemicals' innovative solutions combining rail and road transport. Our approach aims to offer more economical logistics options, especially for clients east of Germany, while navigating the complexities of ADR-compliant routes.
We are proud to participate in the upcoming EPL conference in Valencia, a significant event for the petrochemical industry. We invite our readers and industry partners to join us, offering an opportunity for direct engagement and collaboration.
We offers flexible and customizable chemical supply contracts tailored to the unique needs of each client. With options ranging from spot purchasing to full-term contracts, and various pricing formulas, including ICIS/PLATTS indexation, Same Chemicals provides a strategic advantage in procurement and budgeting for a range of chemical products like styrene. This article sheds light on how Same Chemicals facilitates these contracts, emphasizing flexibility, fixed pricing discussions, and volume adjustments.
Europe's solvent industry is witnessing a transformative shift with the introduction of the White Spirit Low Cumene mandate, emphasizing formulations with less than 0.10 wt% cumene. This directive underscores Europe's commitment to environmental sustainability, user safety, and product quality. As businesses grapple with the challenges and opportunities presented by this mandate, collaboration with knowledgeable partners becomes crucial.
White Spirit, a cornerstone of the European solvent industry, has historically been valued for its versatility in painting and related applications. However, concerns surrounding its cumene content have prompted a shift towards Ultra Low Cumene (ULC) variants. Europe's focus on ULC aligns with its commitment to environmental sustainability and user safety. As the industry stands on the cusp of this transformative phase, businesses are encouraged to partner with knowledgeable distributors to navigate the transition effectively.
In this final installment of our bio-styrene series, we unveil the intricacies of carbon credit calculations based on varying feedstock percentages. Deciphering this pivotal aspect of the ISCC+ certification process can be daunting, but at Same Chemicals, we're equipped to illuminate the path. Our experts stand ready to offer comprehensive consultation services, providing you with the knowledge to understand and optimize your carbon credit percentages. Let us support your transition to a greener future with bio-styrene. Contact us today for personalized guidance.
The article provides an in-depth view on the cost-effective feedstock options available for bio-styrene production. It explains the details of circular recovered plastics, bio-based palm oil, and bio-circular used cooking oil. Lastly, it further emphasizes the financial and environmental implications of each, revealing the cheapest and the most expensive feedstocks.
This article explores the pathway to sustainability in the bio-styrene business. It discusses the ISCC+ certification process, how carbon credits work, and the significant benefits of switching from conventional styrene to bio-styrene.
This article dives into the significance of bio-styrene, an eco-friendly alternative to traditional styrene. It highlights the role of the mass balance approach and ISCC+ certification in verifying sustainability claims, crucial for aligning with the ambitious targets of the European Green Deal. The article also guides businesses towards sustainable practices and achieving green certifications.
Our final installment of the NMP series connects the dots from its production to global distribution and its seasonal trends. We shed light on the current NMP pricing trends and the opportunities Same Chemicals offers, including NMP regeneration service. This piece is an invitation to explore sustainable, cost-effective, and reliable NMP solutions with us.
Unveiling the fascinating interplay of seasonality and pricing in the NMP market, this article delves into the European scenario. It reveals how annual market fluctuations and the influence of key drivers such as raw material costs, supply-demand dynamics, and external events shape the cyclical nature of NMP demand and pricing.
Explore the intricate journey of N-Methylpyrrolidone (NMP) from production to end-use across the globe in our latest article. Uncover how China's vast production capabilities and Europe's high demand shape the global NMP market. Despite the challenges of a globally dependent supply chain, discover how strategic partnerships and robust supply chains enable us to supply NMP competitively, ensuring your operations remain uninterrupted and cost-effective.
Discover the intriguing connection between the 1,4-BDO market and NMP availability in our latest article. We delve into the major sources of 1,4-BDO, its ties to the oil market, and the recent price surge that's impacting the production of NMP. Learn how our company is committed to overcoming these challenges and providing high-quality, affordable NMP to meet your needs. Don't miss out on this essential read for anyone in the chemical industry!
We offer a range of high-quality glycerine products, including standard and high-grade vegetable glycerine, both derived from biodiesel production. While the standard glycerine is suitable for various applications, the high-grade glycerine closely resembles pharmaceutical-grade quality, catering to the needs of customers who require a higher purity product. Same Chemicals is committed to quality, sustainability, and customer satisfaction.
Europe's petrochemical industry stands on the brink of a thrilling digital revolution as it embraces Industry 4.0. By harnessing cutting-edge technologies like AI, machine learning, and IoT, companies can supercharge production and outpace global competitors. Unveiling the secrets to conquering the digital frontier, Europe's petrochemical industry boldly forges ahead with Industry 4.0; discover how these trailblazing companies are revolutionizing production, cultivating elite talent, and securing their place as global leaders in this exhilarating new era.
We discuss the challenges faced by European xylene producers due to new regulations requiring less than 0.1% cumene content after December 2023. To comply, producers must improve production processes, purification methods, and separation techniques. The article highlights the potential environmental and health benefits of reducing cumene levels and emphasizes the importance of adapting to the changing market to maintain a competitive edge.
As xylene prices soar due to Saudi Arabia's reduced production and a 7% increase in oil prices, the European chemical industry faces challenges. Same Chemicals emerges as a reliable partner, offering cost-effective xylene solutions and helping businesses navigate these difficult times by optimizing xylene usage and ensuring a diverse, resilient supply chain.
Same Chemicals made a successful debut at the European Coatings Show 2023, showcasing their diverse range of chemical products and commitment to competitive pricing. The company connected with both new and existing clients, discussing collaboration opportunities and keeping up-to-date with industry trends and innovations.
This article discusses the importance of N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone (NMP) as a solvent in the production of lithium-ion batteries. The article highlights the characteristics of NMP that make it effective for use in battery production and its role in achieving necessary dispersion and mixing of materials for high-performance li-ion batteries. While NMP is not present in the final battery, its usage in the production process is crucial for achieving necessary performance characteristics. Read on to find how to get a price for an IBC or bulk NMP.
This FAQ provides information about bio-styrene, a bio-based version of the widely used plastic known as styrene. It covers topics such as what bio-styrene is, how it's made, its properties, and its environmental impact in comparison to traditional styrene. It also addresses whether bio-styrene can be recycled and whether it's a complete solution to the plastic industry's environmental issues. Overall, it offers a comprehensive overview on its benefits and its limitations.
In this article find out how NMP is made, who produces it in Europe, and how to get it more economically for your production.
This article will inform you about what is bio styrene, how it is made, and how to acquire it.
Same Chemicals is attending the European Coating Show (ECS) in Nuremberg, Germany where it will be organizing meetings with companies in need of solvents for their paints and coatings. The company will be showcasing its extensive product line of high-quality, eco-friendly and safe solvents that conform to industry standards. Visitors can find Same Chemicals in Hall 2 Booth 2-401 where the team will be available to answer any questions and provide more information about the products.
HEMA is a versatile and valuable chemical with a wide range of applications in various industries, but hurry and buy it now before the Chinese New Year causes a price increase!
What is DEG and where can you find it? Find out in this quick to read article the applications, case uses, and contact information to order your tank or IBCs of DEG.
An outlook of the where 2-EHA is produced in Europe and where to find alternative competitive sources.
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An overview of the versatility and uses of 2-HEMA as an alternative to other expensive acrylates.
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