Supplier News

  • BASF Opens Dispersions Plant in Huizhou

    December 20, 2012
    BASF inaugurated its new dispersions plant in Daya Bay Petrochemical Industrial Park in Huizhou, China. The new plant will produce styrene butadiene (XSB) dispersions and styrene acrylic (SA) dispersions. XSB dispersions are mainly used as coating bi…


  • BASF Polyurethane Opens Applications Technology Center Near St. Petersburg, Russia

    December 20, 2012
    BASF opened its first Russian applications technology center for polyurethane systems in Vsevolozhsk, near St. Petersburg. Like the System House in Nishnekamsk, which went into operation in 2000, this site will also be a part of the BASF joint ventur…


  • BASF Opens PU System House in China

    December 20, 2012
    BASF has opened a new polyurethane system house in Tianj, China, which will further expand its global service and production network. The new facility will deliver customized polyurethane solutions to its customers, supported by local production, in-…


  • Chromaflo Technologies Acquires Elementis Tint-Ayd Colorants Sold in EMEA Markets

    December 19, 2012
    Chromaflo Technologies Corp., an independent global supplier of advanced colorants and chemical dispersions for the paint, coatings and thermoset plastics industries concluded a purchase agreement with Elementis B.V. whereby Chromaflo Technologies B.…


  • Dymax Oligomers and Coatings Debuts Website

    December 18, 2012
    Dymax Oligomers and Coatings, formerly Bomar Specialties, Inc., has introduced a new website at www.dymax-oc.com.  The site helps manufacturers choose the appropriate oligomer and compatible dispensing and curing equipment for their specific app…


  • Chemsultants International Adds Class 10,000 Clean Room Coating Capabilities

    December 13, 2012
    Chemsultants International is pleased to announce the addition of a Class 10,000 / Class 1000 Clean Room to its Product and Process Development operation. The new upgrade houses the company’s TPC-2 Pilot Coating line which offers multiple coati…


  • Dow Coating Materials Expands Dispersant Production

    December 4, 2012
    Dow Coating Materials, a global business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, has announced plans to expand production of its Dispersants product line in response to rapidly increasing demand from customers across the globe.  Additional production…


  • Wacker Expands Technical Center in Dubai

    November 26, 2012
    Wacker has expanded the service portfolio at its technical center in Dubai. The center of excellence located at the “Dubai Silicon Oasis” (DSO) technology park now also includes a dedicated laboratory for interior and exterior paints and…


  • Ashland Receives 2012 Best Service Award from AkzoNobel for its Coating Additives

    November 21, 2012
    Ashland Specialty Ingredients recently received the 2012 Best Service Award from AkzoNobel. The award recognized Ashland's outstanding achievements as a top global supplier in delivering high-quality coating additives solutions while fulfilling…


  • Evonik celebrates 50 years of producing isophorone chemicals for paint and coatings market

    November 20, 2012
    Evonik recently celebrated 50 years of making isophorone chemicals. The first plant for isophorone production commenced operation at the Herne site of Hibernia, as a predecessor company of Evonik Industries in 1962. Discovered as a byproduct of acet…


  • BASF to Build Emulsion Polymers Plant in Texas

    November 13, 2012
    BASF recently announced plans to build a new production plant for emulsion polymers at its integrated “Verbund” site in Freeport, Texas. The new plant will allow BASF to better serve the coatings, construction, adhesives, and paper indust…


  • BYK receives Altana Innovation Award 2012

    November 9, 2012
    A BYK innovation team has won the 2012 Altana Innovation Award. The prize was awarded for high performance CRP wetting and dispersing additives for sophisticated coatings applications. The prize awards technically outstanding innovations that are alr…


  • Wacker strengthens its presence in Middle and South America region

    November 8, 2012
    Wacker Chemie AG is strategically expanding its presence in the Middle and South American growth region. Consequently, the Munich-based chemical com- pany is extending its existing technical center in São Paulo, Bra- zil, and creating a new te…


  • BASF inaugurates new dispersions plant in Huizhou

    November 7, 2012
    BASF inaugurated its new dispersions plant in Daya Bay Petrochemical Industrial Park in Huizhou, China. The new plant will produce styrene butadiene (XSB) dispersions and styrene acrylic (SA) dispersions. XSB dispersions are mainly used as coating bi…


  • Ross offers reconditioned double planetary mixers

    November 5, 2012
    Ross announced the addition of seven reconditioned Double Planetary Mixers to its inventory, all ready for immediate shipment and available for either trial/rental or purchase. Every “reconditioned” piece of Ross equipment is inspected, r…