Supplier News

  • Pflaumer introduces 34 new colorants for polyaspartic polyurea coatings

    September 14, 2011
    Pflaumer Brothers, Inc., Ewing, NJ has introduced 34 new Terachem 53-Colorants for polyurea polyaspartic coatings used on concrete, metal, wood and other substrates. The new colorant line is based on Pflaumer’s polyaspartic amines, designated…


  • Croda invests in NA lubricant ester production facilities

    September 14, 2011
    Croda Inc has opened its new, state-of-the-art facility for the production of lubricant esters at its Atlas Point manufacturing site in New Castle, DE. This expansion will enable Croda to better supply its value added technologies to the North Ameri…


  • Momentive to expand production of silanes

    September 14, 2011
    Momentive Performance Materials Inc. will expand production capacity for silanes at its manufacturing facilities in Sistersville, West Virginia and Termoli, Italy to help meet growing demand from its global customer base, particularly in China, for t…


  • Evonik expands production capabilities of MMA

    September 14, 2011
    Evonik Industries, one of the leading suppliers of methacrylate chemistry, is increasing the production capabilities of its methyl methacrylate plants throughout the world, to meet the rising demand. Evonik will increase its production capabilities o…


  • BioAmber to begin a biobased succinic acid plant in Ontario

    September 14, 2011
    BioAmber Inc., through its subsidiary Bluewater Biochemicals, has selected Sarnia, Ontario, Canada as the location for its first North American biosuccinic acid plant. The Sarnia plant will have an initial capacity of 17,000 MT and will be commission…


  • Dow increases capacity of glycidyl methacrylate

    September 14, 2011
    The Performance Monomers business of The Dow Chemical Company announced a 10% increase in capacity for the production of glycidyl methacrylate (GMA) at its Freeport, Texas facility. This results from a successful debottlenecking initiative that addre…


  • Celanese Emulsions opens technology center in Florence, KY

    September 14, 2011
    The Emulsion Polymers business of Celanese Corporation has moved its application technology group in the Americas to a state-of-the-art facility in the greater Cincinnati area.  Celanese Emulsions will join technology teams from Ticona, the engi…


  • Ashland Inc. completes ISP acquisition

    September 14, 2011
    Ashland Inc. completed its acquisition of privately owned International Specialty Products Inc. (ISP), a global specialty chemical manufacturer of functional ingredients and technologies. The purchase was an all-cash transaction for $3.2 billion, sub…


  • Huntsman Pigments division receives the 2011 EDF Low Carbon Award

    September 14, 2011
    The Pigments division of Huntsman Corporation has won the 2011 EDF Low Carbon Award; one of 12 awards made annually by the Chemical Industry Association (CIA), for its pioneering work to measure and reduce energy consumption and the carbon footprint…


  • DSM acquires 51 percent stake in AGI Corp. of Taiwan

    September 14, 2011
    Royal DSM N.V. has acquired a 51 percent stake in AGI Corporation of Taiwan (AGI) through a subscription for newly to be issued shares combined with a public tender offer for approximately €41 million in total. The acquisition was announced in D…


  • Reactive Surfaces offers DeGreez technology to industry

    September 14, 2011
    Reactive Surfaces is presently conducting a technology auction through Chemark Consulting for its DeGreez additive technology. When formulated into a wide variety of coated surfaces, from countertops to touch screens, floors to automobile interiors,…


  • PSG opens new regional office in Singapore

    September 14, 2011
    Pump Solutions Group (PSG) has opened a new regional office in Singapore. PSG’s Singapore office will primarily operate as a competency center that will be used to assist in growing the reach and marketability of all PSG brands throughout Asia.…


  • Pflaumer introduces 34 new colorants for polyaspartic polyurea coatings

    September 14, 2011
    Pflaumer Brothers, Inc., Ewing, NJ has introduced 34 new Terachem 53-Colorants for polyurea polyaspartic coatings used on concrete, metal, wood and other substrates. The new colorant line is based on Pflaumer’s polyaspartic amines, designated…


  • Croda invests in NA lubricant ester production facilities

    September 14, 2011
    Croda Inc has opened its new, state-of-the-art facility for the production of lubricant esters at its Atlas Point manufacturing site in New Castle, DE. This expansion will enable Croda to better supply its value added technologies to the North Ameri…


  • Momentive to expand production of silanes

    September 14, 2011
    Momentive Performance Materials Inc. will expand production capacity for silanes at its manufacturing facilities in Sistersville, West Virginia and Termoli, Italy to help meet growing demand from its global customer base, particularly in China, for t…