Supplier News

  • ILC Performance Products acquires Halox

    November 10, 2011
    ICL Performance Products, a global specialty phosphate producer, has acquired Halox, a division of Hammond Group, Inc. The Hammond, Ind.-based company is an industry leader in specialty phosphate-based, corrosion inhibitor products for the paint and…


  • Dow Chemical expands worldwide

    November 10, 2011
    The Dow Chemical Company has announced a number of worldwide expansion plans. The company recently announced that it will open an office in Chengdu, China in the first half of 2012. Serving as Dow’s business and sales hub in Western China, the…


  • Lanxess acquires U.S. biocide specialist Verichem

    November 10, 2011
    Lanxess is strengthening its portfolio of biocides with the acquisition of U.S.-based Verichem Inc. headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa. As a result, the German specialty chemicals company will  bolster its position in the U.S. material protection m…


  • Cristal Global forms TiO2 partnership with Outotec

    November 10, 2011
    Cristal Global, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has partnered with Outotec of Espoo, Finland to build a new fully scalable ilmenite-processing plant for Cristal Global in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia, estimated to become operational in Q4 2013. The plant will be constr…


  • Lubrizol enhances global testing capabilities

    November 10, 2011
    Lubrizol Additives, a business segment of The Lubrizol Corporation, has made enhancements to its global research and testing capabilities. In the past three years, Lubrizol has invested more than $35 million to support R&D and testing activities,…


  • ILC Performance Products acquires Halox

    November 10, 2011
    ICL Performance Products, a global specialty phosphate producer, has acquired Halox, a division of Hammond Group, Inc. The Hammond, Ind.-based company is an industry leader in specialty phosphate-based, corrosion inhibitor products for the paint and…


  • Dow Chemical expands worldwide

    November 10, 2011
    The Dow Chemical Company has announced a number of worldwide expansion plans. The company recently announced that it will open an office in Chengdu, China in the first half of 2012. Serving as Dow’s business and sales hub in Western China, the…


  • Lanxess acquires U.S. biocide specialist Verichem

    November 10, 2011
    Lanxess is strengthening its portfolio of biocides with the acquisition of U.S.-based Verichem Inc. headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa. As a result, the German specialty chemicals company will  bolster its position in the U.S. material protection m…


  • Cristal Global forms TiO2 partnership with Outotec

    November 10, 2011
    Cristal Global, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has partnered with Outotec of Espoo, Finland to build a new fully scalable ilmenite-processing plant for Cristal Global in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia, estimated to become operational in Q4 2013. The plant will be constr…


  • Evonik to open first innovation center for coating additives in Asia with two locations in Singapore and Shanghai

    November 8, 2011
    Evonik has opened its first research and development center for additives for paints and coatings in Asia. A single-digit million US dollar amount has been invested to set up the “Tego Innovation Center” in two locations, Singapore and Sh…


  • Evonik to open first innovation center for coating additives in Asia with two locations in Singapore and Shanghai

    November 8, 2011
    Evonik has opened its first research and development center for additives for paints and coatings in Asia. A single-digit million US dollar amount has been invested to set up the “Tego Innovation Center” in two locations, Singapore and Sh…


  • Momentive opens development center in Korea

    November 7, 2011
    Momentive Performance Materials Inc., has expanded its marketing and technology operations in the Seoul Gasan Digital Complex with a new application development center to meet growing demand for specialty silicone products in Korea. The new center wi…


  • Momentive opens development center in Korea

    November 7, 2011
    Momentive Performance Materials Inc., has expanded its marketing and technology operations in the Seoul Gasan Digital Complex with a new application development center to meet growing demand for specialty silicone products in Korea. The new center wi…


  • Lubrizol to buy thermoplastic polyurethane maker Merquinsa

    November 4, 2011
    The Lubrizol Corporation has expanded its engineered polymers business with the purchase of Merquinsa, a maker of specialty thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs). Located in Barcelona, Spain, Merquinsa products are used in a wide range of applicati…


  • Lubrizol to buy thermoplastic polyurethane maker Merquinsa

    November 4, 2011
    The Lubrizol Corporation has expanded its engineered polymers business with the purchase of Merquinsa, a maker of specialty thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs). Located in Barcelona, Spain, Merquinsa products are used in a wide range of applicati…