Supplier News

  • Evonik Marks 40 Years of Production at its Mobile, Alabama site

    December 15, 2016
    Evonik Corporation celebrated 40 years of production at its Mobile, Alabama, site with four $10,000 donations to local organizations focused on science, education, workforce training and healthcare. The Mobile specialty chemical manufacturing site is…


  • Specialty Carbon Black Grades Detailed in Updated Brochure from Orion Engineered Carbons

    December 14, 2016
    A newly-updated brochure from Orion Engineered Carbons charts the specifications, uses and benefits of 85 Specialty Carbon Black grades for polymers, coatings, printing inks, and non-impact printing. The 8-page color brochure details each grade by…


  • WACKER Builds new Pyrogenic Silica Plant

    December 14, 2016
    Wacker Chemie AG will build a new production plant for its HDK brand of pyrogenic silica at its Charleston site in the US state of Tennessee. The Munich-based chemical company announced this today. The new facility, with an annual capacity of about 1…


  • Evonik Corporation Launching Manufacturing Operations in Berkeley County

    December 13, 2016
    Evonik Corporation, a German chemical manufacturing company, is launching new operations in Berkeley County. The project will result in at least $120 million of new capital investment and the creation of more than 50 jobs. Evonik is one of the wor…


  • Evonik Acquires JM Huber Silica Business

    December 12, 2016
    Evonik Industries AG acquired the silica business of the US company J.M. Huber for $630 million. This enables Evonik to expand its position in North America and Asia in this profitable and resilient business. “Huber Silica will significantly…


  • Green Biologics Receives USDA Certification

    December 9, 2016
    Green Biologics, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Green Biologics Ltd., a U.K. industrial biotechnology and renewable chemicals company, announced today that its high purity bio-based n-butanol and acetone have received official certification under the U…


  • AkzoNobel and Atul to set up Indian MCA partnership

    December 9, 2016
    AkzoNobel and Atul have announced their intention to jointly invest in the production of monochloroacetic acid (MCA) in India, which will include setting up a world class MCA plant at Atul's facility in Gujarat. Each partner will hold a 50 percen…


  • ECOVADIS GOLD medal for Vencorex

    December 8, 2016
    Vencorex Chemicals has been recognized as “Gold” by the ECOVADIS CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) platform. It is the recognition of all the efforts and engagements of the company and its employees to be a sustainable and responsible…


  • BASF Celebrates 25 Years of Paliocrom

    December 6, 2016
    BASF is celebrating 25 years of providing Paliocrom to the automotive and industrial coatings markets, most recently with a customer event in their Ludwigshafen, Germany headquarters. Paliocrom – now sold under the Colors & Effects brand &n…


  • Accella's Polyurethane System Division Receives EHS&S Performance Improvement Honor

    December 6, 2016
    Accella Performance Materials has announced that its Accella Polyurethane Systems division has been recognized for exemplary efforts in improving environmental protection, health, safety and security (EHS&S) at its Rancho Cucamonga Facility in Ra…


  • EM Sullivan Named East Coast Representative for Shamrock

    December 5, 2016
    Shamrock Technologies, Inc. named EM Sullivan to its family of agents in North America, covering sales and service of PTFE micropowders, texturing agents, and specialty wax powders on the east coast of the US. Shamrock chose EM Sullivan based on i…


  • Troy Introduces Advanced, High-Performance Dispersant

    December 5, 2016
    Troy has launched new Troysperse ZWD3 dispersant,  engineered for  formulators who require excellent color development capabilities, high pigment loadings, and fast dispersion time. Troysperse ZWD3 is a 98% active aqueous pigment dispersant…


  • Heubach Expands Production Facility for Bismuth Vanadate Pigments

    November 21, 2016
    Heubach is expanding its Bismuth Vanadate Pigment capacity to satisfy the growing demand for high performance pigments to replace lead chromates. Heubach will double existing capacities at its Langelsheim (Germany) plant, which shall come online in 2…


  • Stahl Acquires Eagle Performance Products Business

    November 21, 2016
    Chemical company Stahl, headquartered in the Netherlands, has announced that it has acquired the Eagle Performance Products business. The acquisition of Eagle Performance Products business adds technology and product diversification to Stahl’s…


  • BASF to Divest Inorganic Specialties Business

    November 18, 2016
    BASF has entered into an agreement to sell its Inorganic Specialties business to Edgewater Capital Partners LP, Cleveland, OH. Inorganic Specialties includes the Evans City, Pennsylvania USA production site and the Specialty Alcoholates, Boranes and…