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    Advantages of custom processing in the chemical industry – a trend is gaining ground

    Advantages of custom processing in the chemical industry – a trend is gaining ground

    The demand for custom processing is constantly increasing in the chemical industry. The reasons for this are growing customer requirements and a highly complex international market with constantly changing regulations. However, challenges such as a shortage of skilled workers, savings or digitalisation requirements also promote the acceptance of contract processing. Chemical and oil companies with innovative strength and a future-oriented approach are focusing their resources on core areas and outsourcing certain services - for some time now also increasingly the production of new developments. The advantages of this and what makes qualified custom processing companies strategic partners are explained in this article.

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    Aromatic solvents for fuel additives: Strong partners wanted!

    Aromatic solvents for fuel additives: Strong partners wanted!

    Fuel additives are an integral part of gasoline and diesel formulations as they are responsible for optimising fuel properties and improving engine performance. To achieve this, a balanced additive formulation and high-quality aromatic solvents are needed as carrier fluids. Close cooperation between you and the solvent manufacturer is crucial for the development of safe and high quality products. In this article we have summarised what you should pay attention to when choosing your partner.

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    Which paraffinic solvents are suitable for your special adhesives?

    Which paraffinic solvents are suitable for your special adhesives?

    It is impossible to imagine our lives without adhesives. Due to the latest developments in this field, many things are no longer screwed or plugged in, but permanently bonded. This saves time, material and enables previously unknown applications and designs. In order to offer the market individual adhesives, the solvents required for the adhesives must also have special properties. Here you can get an overview of paraffinic solvents for your special adhesives.

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    Hydrocarbon products in Europe: Responsibilities in the supply chain

    Hydrocarbon products in Europe: Responsibilities in the supply chain

    When looking for a new or additional supplier for hydrocarbon products, the chemical industry should not only focus on quality, reliability and flexibility. The prospective business partner must also manufacture and deliver in compliance with the legislation, because only in this way can reliable and timely products be expected. The following article provides an overview of the important obligations in the supply chain for hydrocarbon products.

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    5 advantages of Haltermann Carless solvents for your paints, coatings and adhesives

    5 advantages of Haltermann Carless solvents for your paints, coatings and adhesives

    Impurities, modifications and delays: These three potential problems pose major concerns for the paint, coatings and adhesives industry. Manufacturers depend on continuity and reliability from their solvent suppliers. This means that consistently high quality and a timely delivery assurance are basic requirements for a long-term partnership. Haltermann Carless meets these requirements and offers additional services.

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    How to reduce your supply risk with the right chemical supplier?

    How to reduce your supply risk with the right chemical supplier?

    Good supply chain management is essential to ensure the successful operation of companies and their customers. Even the smallest fluctuations in the delivery process, changes in transport routes or delayed coordination processes can lead to delays of time-critical products. Reliability and on-time deliveries play an important role, especially for the chemical industry, which is largely a supplier itself. For many buyers, this is a reason to take a closer look at their suppliers for future business cooperation and to check whether they are able to meet all requirements of the supply chain.

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    Assuring the quality of heavy aromatics: The Haltermann Carless laboratory

    Assuring the quality of heavy aromatics: The Haltermann Carless laboratory

    Heavy aromatic solvents are frequently used in the formulation of insecticides and other agrochemical products. They must be safe, easy to handle, effective, cost-efficient and environmentally sound. The quality of heavy aromatics is therefore a key criterion for manufacturers when choosing the right supplier. You can read about the contribution of our laboratories to the quality assurance of aromatics in this article.

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    Petrochemical solvents for the paint and coatings industry: alternatives to toluene and xylenes

    Petrochemical solvents for the paint and coatings industry: alternatives to toluene and xylenes

    Manufacturers of paints and coatings are often faced with the question of alternatives for certain raw materials. There are many reasons for this ranging from changes in regulations to new market requirements. On the one hand, alternative products should have similar properties, and on the other hand the new supplier should offer high-quality products as well as reliable and comprehensive service. Two raw materials in the field of paints and coatings are discussed time and again. Here you can read why and what alternatives to toluene and xylenes are available.

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    Custom processing: Haltermann Carless breaks new ground in Harwich

    Custom processing: Haltermann Carless breaks new ground in Harwich

    Companies in the Oil and Gas as well as Petrochemical industries are facing many challenges today. The fulfilment of legal requirements, compliance with industrial standards and the increasingly stringent quality specifications of customers often require a great deal of effort and are reflected in rising production costs, among other things. This might explain a growing demand for custom processing. Haltermann Carless' production plant in Harwich, UK, focuses on tailor-made customer solutions and is ideally equipped for custom processing.

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    How to make the right choice when buying solvents for the pharmaceutical industry

    How to make the right choice when buying solvents for the pharmaceutical industry

    Buyers in the pharmaceutical industry are often faced with the question of who is the right supplier for their solvents. Reliability and tailor-made formulations as well as punctual deliveries are important requirements. There are also special requirements for hydrocarbon products such as n-hexane, n-heptane, n-octane or iso-octane, especially in the production of active ingredients for drugs. The following article outlines how you can ensure the consistently high purity quality required and also which services you should expect from a supplier.

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