Supplier News

  • BASF to build 300,000 MT TDI production plant in Ludwigshafen

    February 15, 2012
    BASF has plans to build a single-train 300,000 metric tons per year production plant for TDI (toluene diisocyanate) and expand additional plants for its precursors at its site in Ludwigshafen, Germany. These include the construction of a new hydrogen…


  • Emerald Kalama Chemical to participate in energy cooperative project

    February 15, 2012
    Emerald Kalama Chemical BV, a division of Emerald Performance Materials, has signed 15-year agreements with both Rotterdam-based grid manager Stedin and energy supplier AVR. These agreements give a green light to begin construction of a steam grid in…


  • Dover’s Pump Solutions Group to acquire the Maag Group

    February 14, 2012
    Pump Solutions Group (PSG), a business unit within the Engineered Systems segment of Dover Corporation, has agreed to acquire the Maag Group headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. The acquisition includes Maag Pump Systems, Automatik Pelletizing Syste…


  • Dover’s Pump Solutions Group to acquire the Maag Group

    February 14, 2012
    Pump Solutions Group (PSG), a business unit within the Engineered Systems segment of Dover Corporation, has agreed to acquire the Maag Group headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. The acquisition includes Maag Pump Systems, Automatik Pelletizing Syste…


  • Lanxess invests €20 million in aromatics network

    February 13, 2012
    Specialty chemicals company Lanxess is investing in a €20 million expansion of cresol production at its Leverkusen site. It plans to increase capacity for this intermediate for the global market by roughly 20 percent by mid-2013. Among other app…


  • Lanxess invests €20 million in aromatics network

    February 13, 2012
    Specialty chemicals company Lanxess is investing in a €20 million expansion of cresol production at its Leverkusen site. It plans to increase capacity for this intermediate for the global market by roughly 20 percent by mid-2013. Among other app…


  • Halsan adopts Cabot's Emperor 1800 carbon black pigments for its automotive coatings

    February 9, 2012
    Halsan Paint & Color Co., Ltd. of Taiwan, China, has selected Cabot Corp.'s Emperor 1800 carbon black pigment for inclusion in its automotive coatings. This application of Cabot's product will enable Halsan to provide deep black coatings…


  • Elcometer expands its operations in Europe

    February 9, 2012
    Following the November opening of their offices in Japan, Elcometer has grown their operations in Western Europe with the completion of the expansion of their sales and service facilities in Germany. To further strengthen their pan-European strategy…


  • BYK Additives & Instruments opens laboratory in Dubai

    February 9, 2012
    BYK Additives & Instruments has opened a new lab in Dubai, the commercial metropolis of the Arab Gulf states and one of the fastest growing regions in the world. With the lab opening in Dubai, BYK Additives & Instruments has laid the foundat…


  • Halsan adopts Cabot's Emperor 1800 carbon black pigments for its automotive coatings

    February 9, 2012
    Halsan Paint & Color Co., Ltd. of Taiwan, China, has selected Cabot Corp.'s Emperor 1800 carbon black pigment for inclusion in its automotive coatings. This application of Cabot's product will enable Halsan to provide deep black coatings…


  • Elcometer expands its operations in Europe

    February 9, 2012
    Following the November opening of their offices in Japan, Elcometer has grown their operations in Western Europe with the completion of the expansion of their sales and service facilities in Germany. To further strengthen their pan-European strategy…


  • BYK Additives & Instruments opens laboratory in Dubai

    BYK Additives & Instruments opens laboratory in Dubai

    February 9, 2012
    BYK Additives & Instruments has opened a new lab in Dubai, the commercial metropolis of the Arab Gulf states and one of the fastest growing regions in the world. With the lab opening in Dubai, BYK Additives & Instruments has laid the foundat…


  • Anderson & Associates, LLC and BRB, USA merge

    February 7, 2012
    BRB International BV and Anderson & Associates LLC have combined their respective U.S.-based silicone and silane businesses to form a new joint venture, AB Specialty Silicones LLC. The company will be headquartered in Waukegan, Ill., and will ope…


  • Anderson & Associates, LLC and BRB, USA merge

    February 7, 2012
    BRB International BV and Anderson & Associates LLC have combined their respective U.S.-based silicone and silane businesses to form a new joint venture, AB Specialty Silicones LLC. The company will be headquartered in Waukegan, Ill., and will ope…


  • Delaware governor visits Croda’s Atlas Point manufacturing facility

    February 6, 2012
    Delaware Governor Jack Markell recently toured Croda’s Atlas Point manufacturing facility in New Castle, Del. As part of his visit, he observed the many recent updates and improvements Croda has made in the site since acquiring it as part of th…