Supplier News

  • Former Cytec Industries Coating Resins Business Becomes Independent as Sale to Funds Affiliated with Advent International is Completed

    April 15, 2013
    The coating resins business that was formerly part of Cytec Industries Inc. announced that it has become an independent company with the completion of the previously announced sale from Cytec to funds affiliated with Advent International. The coating…


  • Argex Selects Valleyfield as the Site for its First TIO2 Production Plant

    April 12, 2013
    Argex Titanium Inc. is pleased to announce it has signed a binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Valleyfield Enterprises for a long-term lease of at least 235,000 square feet of existing building space located at 1300 Gérard-Cadieux B…


  • Lanxess acquires Asian biocide specialist PCTS

    April 10, 2013
    LANXESS is strengthening its product portfolio for biocides to serve the megatrend urbanization. The German specialty chemicals group has acquired Singapore-based PCTS Specialty Chemicals Pte. Ltd. for an undisclosed amount. The transaction closes wi…


  • Nubiola USA Distributor of the Year for 2012 Maroon

    April 10, 2013
    Nubiola USA is pleased to announce that Maroon has been awarded the Nubiola USA Distributor of the Year for 2012. Maroon has achieved outstanding sales growth for Nubiola Ultramarines and Inorganic Pigments. Pictured below is Larry Lane – Nubio…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…