Month: August 2017

Evonik announces price increase for its aliphatic diisocyanates and derivatives, VESTANAT® and VESTAGON®

ESSEN, 17-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik raises the prices for its aliphatic diisocyanates and derivatives, offered under the brand names VESTANAT® and VESTAGON® up to 10% on a global basis with immediate effect. All existing contracts will be honored.  After many years of stable prices the price increase has become unavoidable to compensate higher

Covestro and UN Environment announce regional finalists for the inaugural Young Champions of the Earth prize

Public invited to rate finalists’ ideas to save the environment LEVERKUSEN, 17-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The United Nations Environment Programme has announced a shortlist of regional finalists for the inaugural Young Champions of the Earth prize, a global competition sponsored by Covestro that aims to identify, support and celebrate outstanding individuals aged 18-30

Norwegian graduates design autonomous smart “robot containers” that can revolutionise production and distribution of aquaculture products

SEAtrue – self-propelled “robot” containers is part of the supply chain concept. The seafood industry must comply with increasingly strict demands of consumers on sustainable seafood production. For that reason, a group of Norwegian graduates have spent their summer developing smart “robot containers” with cooling systems that can sail to ports without any