SOURCE: Knovel


November 15, 2010 09:15 ET

Knovel Introduces Specialty Chemicals Essentials

Trusted Provider of Validated Engineering Content and Tools Helps Engineers Solve Challenging Technical Problems

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - November 15, 2010) - Knovel, the leading provider of a Web-based engineering application integrating technical information with analytical and search tools, today announced the immediate availability of Specialty Chemicals Essentials, a package offering guidance and best practice information to support efficient, faster and safer processing, production and development of specialty chemicals.

With validated reference data sourced from more than 70 recognized societies and publishing partners, Knovel offers an unmatched depth and breadth of engineering content. Specialty Chemicals Essentials enables engineers to jumpstart their use of Knovel with access to content that many top firms frequently use, including seven of the top 10 U.S. specialty chemical companies.

"Specialty Chemical companies were among Knovel's first customers 10 years ago, and our Chemistry and Chemical Engineering subject area has since grown to be one of our largest offerings," said Sasha Gurke, senior vice president and co-founder of Knovel. "Whether engineers are on the production side or research and development end, Knovel offers data rich content, including physical and thermodynamic properties, useful for chemical process design and optimization."

Strategically selected from the 24 total subject areas Knovel offers, the Specialty Chemicals Essentials package includes content and data analysis tools in the following five subject areas:

  • Chemistry & Chemical Engineering
  • General Engineering & Engineering Management
  • Mechanics & Mechanical Engineering
  • Safety, Health & Hygiene
  • Plastics & Rubber

For more information about Knovel's Specialty Chemicals Essentials, contact Knovel Sales at (866) 240-8174 or visit

About Knovel
Knovel is a Web-based application integrating technical information with analytical and search tools to drive innovation and deliver answers engineers can trust. Knovel users include thousands of engineers and applied scientists worldwide. Knovel has more than 600 customers worldwide including 73 of the Fortune 500 companies and more than 300 leading universities. Founded in 2000, Knovel is a private company headquartered in New York City. For more information, visit or call (866) 240-8174.

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