Raw Material & Equipment

  • Dow Expands Versify line of

    April 18, 2007
    The Dow Chemical Company has introduced a number of new grades of Versify plastomers and elastomers, each designed to deliver performance and processing benefits to address specific market needs. Versify plastomers and elastomers are a highly versati…


  • Ferro launches two

    April 18, 2007
    Ferro Corp.’s has launched RealEase and AquaRealEase, porcelain enamel coatings for a variety of appliance and houseware applications. RealEase resists scratching with metal utensils at cooking temperatures and is dishwasher safe. Its color and…


  • Dupont launches

    April 18, 2007
    DuPont has developed a new manufacturing process to remove greater than 97% of trace levels of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), its homologues and direct precursors from its fluorotelomer products. This process meets key commitments of the EPA voluntar…


  • Cognis offers high performance

    March 19, 2007
    Cognis has developed Foamaster 350 mineral oil-free defoamer for use in high performance varnishes, coatings and adhesives. Derived from renewable resource, this new universal liquid defoamer is comprised of hydrophobic elements and natural oils. It…


  • Ciba offers color trend design

    March 19, 2007
    Ciba Specialty Chemicals has launched Color Trend Vision, a design and technology package developed to provide designers, paint, ink and masterbatch producers with global and regional color trend forecasts and information, design tools, technology an…


  • Alberdingk Boley introduces

    February 6, 2007
    Alberdingk Boley has launched Albodur, a new product line of 100% solids castor oil-based polyols (COPO) for zero VOC, two-pack flooring applications. Albodur COPOs are based on renewable resources and are hydrophobic in nature. These low visco…


  • GE Introduced Siblock

    February 6, 2007
    GE – Advanced Materials, Silicones has introduced Silblock, WSR masonry water repellent, a silicone-based emulsion that combines water resistance and oil resistance properties in a single additive for formulated coatings that will be used…


  • Eastman offers Multi-

    February 6, 2007
    Eastman Chemical Company now offers a range of performance additives for the can and coil coatings market. The multi functional properties of CAB, Eastman cellulose esters, provide many benefits at an additive level in coil coatings. These include i…


  • New Tego

    January 17, 2007
    Tego Coating Additives and Specialty Resins has introduced Tego Foamex 858, a defoamer that is effective in low-VOC (<50 g/l) architectural gloss and semi-gloss formulations. Foamex 848, a 20% active emulsion in water, eliminates foam with minimal…


  • Degussa offers Dynasylvan SIVO 

    January 17, 2007
    Degussa AG has introduced Dynasylan SIVO, a new generation of organofunctional silane systems.  Dynasylan SIVO are designed to fulfill the most demanding requirements of the adhesives and sealant industry. These silane systems are a…


  • Charles Ross and son

    January 17, 2007
    Charles Ross and Son Company has introduced a new model of the company’s line of High Speed Dispersers, with several unique features to enable its use in a controlled environment. A dust tight cover with enclosed charging openings contains sol…


  • GE Advanced Materials offers new

    December 18, 2006
    GE Advanced Materials has introduced CoatOSil Y-15790 and Y-15791 wetting agents. These fluorine-free additives offer high performance flow, leveling, spreading and wetting capabilities over a wider pH range for coatings formulators, according to th…


  • Halox offers new hybrid

    December 18, 2006
    Halox has launched its latest hybrid product, Halox 750, which integrates inhibitive synergies and is designed to save money, bridge inorganic and organic corrosion inhibitors into a single product, as well as reduce dependence on high zinc-containin…


  • Dow corning introduces

    December 18, 2006
    Dow Corning Corp. has introduced two new low-cost antifoams for waterborne systems. Dow Corning 76 and 77 additives are effective, low-cost foam control solutions for a variety of waterborne formulations, including protective coatings and coatings fo…


  • Shepherd Color introduces

    December 18, 2006
    The Shepherd Color Company has introduced Dynamix, a line of sitr-in inorganic color pigments, to the coatings market. Dynamix pigments features superior dispersion characteristics. This new dispersion technology eliminates traditional milling and re…