August 19, 2014 – Houston, TexasHydrocarbon Processing, a monthly trade publication covering technological advances, processes and optimization developments from throughout the global Hydrogen Processing Industry (HPI) has collaborated with Dorf Ketal’s Manisha Jain, Sudarshan Vijayaraghavan, Saurabh Shende, Kyle Mankin, and Mahesh Subramaniyam to write an article on improving compressor reliability with advanced chemical treatments.   

“Although many olefin plants are making big investments in hardware and metallurgy to improve compressor performance and to extend run lengths, the reliability, efficiency and throughput capacity of the cracked gas compressor (CGC) are still key influences on plant profitability.”

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August 15, 2014 – Houston, Texas – Dorf Ketal Chemicals LLC has announced sponsorship of Auburn University’s new minor degree program in tribology, the science and engineering of friction, wear and lubrication. The program was created in cooperation with leading industry trade associations and suppliers to address the growing need for machine component reliability skills and lubrication technology expertise. It is the world’s first such minor degree program.

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August 06, 2014 – Mumbai, India -  Global IT Consolidation – In the chemical industry, by and large, companies tend to underestimate long-term cost efficiencies and collaborative value that is brought about by optimizing internal IT platforms. However, Dorf Ketal bucked the trend and embarked on a global IT consolidation exercise led by Mr. Seshadri Viswanathan, Vice President – Information Technology, aimed at achieving cost savings and enhanced process and employee efficiencies. Chemical Weekly caught up with Mr. Seshadri to know more about how the IT consolidation exercise unfolded and the benefits that accrued to the company.

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