Raw Material & Equipment

  • GLS Introduces new

    January 16, 2008
    GLS Corp., a Germany-based manufacturer of high performance custom-formulated thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs), has introduced a new family of TPEs based on Infuse olefin block copolymers (OBC) from the Dow Chemical Company. The new Dynalloy OBC…


  • Dow Corning Introduces

    January 16, 2008
    Dow Corning has introduced Silastic 100% fluoro liquid silicone rubber (F-LSR), a new fully fluorinated two-part injection moldable elastomer designed to meet increasingly stringent automotive engine temperature, fuel- and oil-resistance specificatio…


  • Clariant launches new

    January 16, 2008
    Clariant offers Hostatint A 100, a series of solvent-based pigment preparations specially designed for industrial coatings. The pigment selection is based on Clariant’s large range of pigments for the industrial coatings market. The carr…


  • Silberline introduces new

    January 16, 2008
    Silberline Manufacturing Company has introduced several new metallic effect pigments for automotive coatings. The Platinum Silver product series contains six aluminum pigments that provide a wide range of metallic effects from bright silver to chroma…


  • Cytec Offers Crylcoat

    January 16, 2008
    Cytec Industries offers a broad selection of polyester resins for powder coatings for value-added, innovative finishes and reductions in total formulation costs. Cytec’s Crylcoat New Generation 2007 powder coatings resins feature improved benef…


  • Celanese offers emulsion polymers

    January 16, 2008
    Celanese now offers a broad range of emulsion polymers for interior and exterior architectural finishes for the Chinese paint and coatings market. The new emulsion polymers facility in Nanjing produces a number of innovative products that offer reduc…


  • Nuplex resins launches

    December 20, 2007
    Nuplex resins launches setaqua waterborne polymer Nuplex Resins has launched Setaqua waterborne polymer resin to the North American coatings market. The Setaqua product line consists of specialty acrylic dispersions, emulsions and alkyd emul…


  • Chemtura offers

    December 20, 2007
    Chemtura offers Adiprene K Urethane System Chemtura Corp. has launched Adiprene K one-component urethane systems. The new Adiprene K range can provide processing advantages for applications ranging from abrasion-resistant elastomeric coatings to l…


  • Elementis Specialties

    December 20, 2007
    Elementis Specialties offers Rheolate CVS Elementis Specialties has introduced Rheolate CVS-1, -2, -3 color viscosity stabilizers for water-based paint and coatings. Rheolate CVS series are specifically developed to eliminate or minimize viscosit…


  • Clariant launches new

    December 20, 2007
    Clariant launches new pigments for coatings Clariant has launched a number of new high performance pigments for industrial and automotive coatings. Hostaperm Red D2G 70 and Hostaperm Red D3G 70 are high performance red pigments based on diketopyrr…


  • Cytec Launches new Coatings and adhesive products

    December 20, 2007
    Cytec Industries has launched a number of new products for the coatings, printing inks and adhesives markets. Duroxyn VEF 2406w/45WA, a cationic epoxy ester resin is zero VOC, solvent free, one pack, fast drying with quick recoat time, and gives good…


  • Lubrizol offers PowerAdd 9080

    December 20, 2007
    Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. has launched PowerAdd 9080 structuring additive for hammertone finishes. Using PowerAdd 9080 additive, formulators of industrial powder coatings, including polyester-TGC, polyester/epoxy hybrids, polyester/primids or…


  • Brookfield updates dv-11+pro viscometer

    November 19, 2007
    Brookfield updates dv-11+pro viscometer Brookfield Engineering has recently launched the newly redesigned DV-II+Pro Viscometer. It features bi-directional communication when used with a dedi…


  • Eliokem introduces Pliotec CR30

    November 19, 2007
    Eliokem introduces Pliotec CR30 for low VoC formulations Eliokem has introduced Pliotec CR30 resin to aid in low VOC formulations. This acrylic latex was designed specifically for high performance low VOC (below 50 g/l) garage floor coatings and…


  • Ciba introduces xymara fireball effect pigment

    November 19, 2007
    Ciba introduces xymara fireball effect pigment Ciba has launched Xymara Fireball, a versatile “color-travel” effect pigment. Ciba Xymara Fireball combines unique effects and shade depth with excellent technical properties, according to t…