Supplier News

  • 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…


  • BASF Plans Stepwise Capacity Increase of its North American MDI Production

    November 16, 2016
    BASF has started engineering for a stepwise capacity increase of its methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) production facilities at the company’s Verbund site in Geismar, Louisiana. Capacity will be increased incrementally from 300,000 metric t…


  • Axalta Adapts Alesta Architectural Powder Coatings to Building Information Modelling (BIM) Format

    November 16, 2016
    Axalta Coating Systems has made its Alesta® AP powder coating line of products for metal substrates available as Building Information Modelling (BIM) objects. BIM is a method of optimising the design, execution and management of building const…


  • New Wacker Pilot Reactor for Dispersions Begins Operations in China

    November 10, 2016
    Wacker Chemie AG officially started up its new pilot reactor for vinyl acetate-ethylene copolymer (VAE) dispersions at its Nanjing site (Jiangsu province) in China today. The new facility will allow WACKER to expand its local rese…


  • Troy Unveils New Science & Technology Center in Global Headquarters

    November 9, 2016
    Troy Corporation is committed to developing advanced materials for the marketplaces it serves, and is built on a history of technology and innovation. As part of this commitment, Troy is pleased to announce the unveiling of its state-of-the-art Scien…


  • Fluon PTFE Lubricant Powders Enhance Wear Performance

    November 8, 2016
    Fluon polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) lubricant powders from AGC Chemicals Americas are ideal for applications requiring superior surface lubrication, chemical and water resistance and wear performance over a wide temperature range. When formulated wi…


  • Union Colours Joins CEFIC and Eurocolour

    November 7, 2016
    UK based Union Colours has announced that it has become members of both CEFIC and Eurocolour. Caroline Simpson, Regulatory Manager at Union Colours said CEFIC is the European Chemical Industry Council, representing 29000 European compani…


  • Wacker Expands Production Capacity

    November 7, 2016
    Wacker Chemie AG is increasing its production capacities for HDK pyrogenic silica. To this end, Wacker is expanding a hydrophobic silica specialties plant at its site in Burghausen, Germany. The plant’s capacity will rise by 40&n…