Supplier News

  • Emerald Kalama Chemical to participate in energy cooperative project

    February 15, 2012
    Emerald Kalama Chemical BV, a division of Emerald Performance Materials, has signed 15-year agreements with both Rotterdam-based grid manager Stedin and energy supplier AVR. These agreements give a green light to begin construction of a steam grid in…


  • Dover’s Pump Solutions Group to acquire the Maag Group

    February 14, 2012
    Pump Solutions Group (PSG), a business unit within the Engineered Systems segment of Dover Corporation, has agreed to acquire the Maag Group headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. The acquisition includes Maag Pump Systems, Automatik Pelletizing Syste…


  • Lanxess invests €20 million in aromatics network

    February 13, 2012
    Specialty chemicals company Lanxess is investing in a €20 million expansion of cresol production at its Leverkusen site. It plans to increase capacity for this intermediate for the global market by roughly 20 percent by mid-2013. Among other app…


  • Halsan adopts Cabot's Emperor 1800 carbon black pigments for its automotive coatings

    February 9, 2012
    Halsan Paint & Color Co., Ltd. of Taiwan, China, has selected Cabot Corp.'s Emperor 1800 carbon black pigment for inclusion in its automotive coatings. This application of Cabot's product will enable Halsan to provide deep black coatings…


  • Elcometer expands its operations in Europe

    February 9, 2012
    Following the November opening of their offices in Japan, Elcometer has grown their operations in Western Europe with the completion of the expansion of their sales and service facilities in Germany. To further strengthen their pan-European strategy…


  • BYK Additives & Instruments opens laboratory in Dubai

    February 9, 2012
    BYK Additives & Instruments has opened a new lab in Dubai, the commercial metropolis of the Arab Gulf states and one of the fastest growing regions in the world. With the lab opening in Dubai, BYK Additives & Instruments has laid the foundat…


  • Anderson & Associates, LLC and BRB, USA merge

    February 7, 2012
    BRB International BV and Anderson & Associates LLC have combined their respective U.S.-based silicone and silane businesses to form a new joint venture, AB Specialty Silicones LLC. The company will be headquartered in Waukegan, Ill., and will ope…


  • Delaware governor visits Croda’s Atlas Point manufacturing facility

    February 6, 2012
    Delaware Governor Jack Markell recently toured Croda’s Atlas Point manufacturing facility in New Castle, Del. As part of his visit, he observed the many recent updates and improvements Croda has made in the site since acquiring it as part of th…


  • Ross moves into new plant in India

    February 3, 2012
    Charles Ross & Son Company has relocated Ross Process Equipment (RPE) into a new state-of-the-art plant in Pune, India tripling the size of its previous facility. A fast growing company, RPE manufactures many Ross product lines including tumble b…


  • Integration of hanse chemie Inc., USA into Evonik Goldschmidt Corporation

    January 30, 2012
    Tthe U.S.-based hanse chemie business of hanse chemie AG and nanoresins AG, have been merged into Evonik Goldschmidt Corporation. At the same time, hanse chemie Inc., USA has been dissolved as a legal entity. The acquisition of hanse chemie AG and n…


  • Deacom unveils new logo and website

    January 26, 2012
    Deacom, Inc., producer of the Deacom Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software system for mid-to-large sized batch process manufacturing companies launched its new website—www.deacom.com—designed to communicate Deacom’s overall me…


  • Dow’s performance monomers business increases capacity

    January 24, 2012
    The performance monomers business of The Dow Chemical Company has completed several capacity expansion projects as a result from debottlenecking initiatives and reliability improvement plans. The business recently announced a 10 percent increase in c…


  • Rockwood builds production facility for synthesizing iron oxide pigments

    January 24, 2012
    Rockwood Holdings Inc. announced that its Color Pigments and Services business will build an advanced technology production facility in Augusta, Georgia for the synthesis of iron oxide pigments. This $115 million investment will result in the first n…


  • Miami Chemical expand DBP and DEP supply

    January 24, 2012
    Miami Chemical has announced plans to increase its available domestic inventories on dibutyl phthalate (DBP) and diethyl phthalate(DEP) in preparation of Eastman Chemical’s planned discontinuation of manufacturing after December 31, 2011. Acco…


  • Lanxess launches new website for colorants products

    January 24, 2012
    Lanxess’ Functional Chemicals business unit is presenting its Colorants product line on the internet on a fully revised website. All information on products, industries and applications is now presented under www.colorants.lanxess.de and www.co…