October 19-21, 2014 – Ethylene Middle East Technology Conference (EMET), Bahrain - Ethylene Middle East Technology Conference (EMET), Bahrain - Dorf Ketal will be presenting paper on "Compressors: Improving Compressor Reliability with Advanced Dorf Ketal Chemical Treatment " scheduled on 19th -21st Oct'2014. EMET is a technical conference that aims to provide solutions to the main technological challenges faced by the professionals of the Ethylene industry.

Dorf Ketal has also been requested to be part of the technical committee for this prestigious conference. 

EMET 2014 is the event for professionals looking to develop their technical knowledge and optimize their position in the fast evolving Ethylene Industry by increased Operational Efficiency, Sustainability & Excellence.

This event will bring together technical experts from all over the world to share practical experiences, innovative ideas and strategies for reducing costs, maximizing return and value creation on issues related to planning, design, operation and maintenance.

Conference Topics:

  • Latest Developments in Olefin Production Technologies and catalysts for increased product yield
  • Operational Efficiency & Sustainability
  • Process Safety, Maintenance & Reliability
  • Feedstock Availability and Challenges with Emerging Resources Improving Process Performance of Ethylene Crackers
  • Latest trends in Design, Engineering & Construction
  • Improving Process Performance of Ethylene Crackers

Additional information can be viewed at http://ethylene-me.com/

October 14-15, 2014 – ICIS PET Value Chain Americas: PROJECTIONS, PROTECTIONISM & PROSPECTS, Miami, FL USA –Making Conversion Easy is the title of the presentation being delivered by Ralph Wagner, Director Marketing and Business Development for Dorf Ketal Speciality Catalysts. The presentation introduces Tyzor® ACtivate™ PET catalysts for bottle and film resin. Focus is placed on producer and converter cost savings and Dorf Ketal’s technical support to assist producers in converting to ACtivate™ catalysts. The presentation is part of the technology showcase which highlights new innovations in PET resin production technology.

Read more about Tyzor® ACtivate™ PET catalysts.

October 13, 2014 – Mumbai, India - Global IT Platform for Operational Excellence – Dorf Ketal is a specialty chemicals manufacturer and services provider with a global presence. Platform businesses have been built that produce a consistent track record of organic growth.  The foundation is organic growth through innovation in our core refinery and petrochemical process business. Strategic acquisitions in plastics additives, lubricant additive components and organo-metallic catalysts and crosslinkers have leveraged existing assets and added new markets to our portfolio of businesses.  An investment in Global IT infrastructure has been made to keep pace with the business growth and provide the capability to support additional double digit future growth. Mr. Seshadri Viswanathan, Vice President – Information Technology, spoke with Chemical Industry Digest and discussed the Global IT efficiencies and productivity improvements the IT platform will deliver and help enable continued growth by Dorf Ketal businesses.

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