Supplier News

  • BASF Launches New Website for Sustainable Construction

    April 9, 2013
    BASF has launched a new global construction website with a focus on sustainability ( www.construction.basf.com ), offering quick and easy access to essential information for the industry stakeholders. The website presents the company’s products…


  • Sun Chemical Performance Pigments Honors Five Employees with Sales Awards

    April 5, 2013
    Sun Chemical Performance Pigments recognized five sales and account managers for their outstanding sales and support contributions at the company’s biannual Performance Printing Sales Awards ceremony. The awards honor those employees, whose sa…


  • Eastman Ranked Seventh In Bloomberg Businessweek Top 50

    April 1, 2013
    Eastman Chemical Company was recently recognized by a number of leading industry, business and trade publications for its outstanding financial performance. The most recent recognition is the company’s ranking on the Bloomberg Businessweek Top…


  • Kemira Sells its Stake in Sachtleben to Rockwood

    April 1, 2013
    Kemira Oyj and Rockwood Holdings Inc. have signed an agreement, according to which Rockwood buys Kemira’s share (39%) of the titanium dioxide (TiO2) joint venture Sachtleben GmbH. The transaction price of the deal is €97.5 million and will…


  • Resinate Reveals 2013 Pipeline Expansion

    March 26, 2013
    Resinate Materials Group, Inc., a provider of polyurethane dispersion (PUD) coatings for the paints, coatings, adhesives and sealants industries, has updated and expanded its product pipeline for 2013.  The pipeline will include the addition of…


  • AkzoNobel Plans Further Investment in China

    March 25, 2013
    AkzoNobel has announced its intention to invest a further €65 million in China. The investment will be used to boost capacity and significantly improve operational excellence at AkzoNobel's Surface Chemistry manufacturing sites in Boxing and…


  • Argex Joins the American Coatings Association

    March 22, 2013
    Argex Titanium Inc. has joined the American Coatings Association (ACA), a non-profit trade organization representing the paint and coatings industry, including manufacturers, suppliers, distributors and associated technical professionals. The ACA ser…


  • Alberdingk Boley Debuts New Website

    March 21, 2013
    Alberdingk Boley, Inc. has introduced a new website at www.alberdingkusa.com. The homepage has four portals that ensure quick and easy access to all the detailed information contained within providing a very user friendly experience.  The new we…


  • BASF Corporation honors Ribelin Sales

    March 20, 2013
    Charlotte, NC– The BASF Dispersions & Pigments Division recently awarded Ribelin Sales as Distributor of the Year for 2012. The award was presented by Michael McHenry, Vice President, Resins and Performance Additives, North America, along w…


  • BASF completes acquisition of parts of Ciech’s TDI business

    March 19, 2013
    Waterloo, Belgium – BASF has successfully completed its acquisition of parts of Ciech’s TDI (toluene diisocyanate) business. The TDI production facility of Ciech’s subsidiary Zachem, Poland, is not part of the transaction. “W…


  • Clariant Exolit flame retardants receive EU recognition

    March 19, 2013
    Muttenz, – A European Union commissioned study of flame retardants for smartphones, laptops and other electrical and electronics applications has acknowledged the environmental and health benefits of pioneering Exolit® non-halogenated flame…


  • Oxiteno starts production of specialty surfactants in Pasadena, Texas and reinforces its position in the USA

    March 15, 2013
    Oxiteno - a leading surfactants and specialty chemicals company that completes 40 years in2013 - started to produce specialty chemicals for the Agrochemical and Home & Personal Care markets in Pasadena, TX. To produce these specialty chemicals,…


  • Blackmer Launches Paint & Coatings Website

    March 15, 2013
    Grand Rapids, MI — Blackmer, a global leader in positive displacement and centrifugal pump, and reciprocating compressor technologies, is pleased to announce that it has launched a new website focusing specifically on the global Paint & Coa…


  • A. Schulman Offers to Acquire Ferro Corporation

    March 11, 2013
    A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM) announced today that it has made a proposal to the Board of Directors of Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE) to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Ferro common stock for per-share consideration of $6.50, representi…


  • Clariant presents the EcoTain life cycle for sustainable innovation

    March 8, 2013
    Muttenz– Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces its new EcoTain approach to sustainable innovation. The EcoTain life cycle and label developed by Clariant is driven by the commitment to protect human, environmental and ecolo…