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    FSCT issues issues a call for papers for its 2009 Coatings for Concrete Conference

    The Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology’s (FSCT) Advancements in Coatings Series has issued a call for papers for its 2009 Coatings for Concrete Conference: “Coating” the World of Concrete. Presented in conjunction wit…
    03.14.08

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    Eliokem develops new CRP

    Eliokem’s R&D department has developed a new process of manufacturing emulsifier free-controlled nanolatex made by controlled radical polymerization (CRP). The CPR technique allows the control of polymer composition, enabling new structures…
    03.14.08

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    Rohm and Haas opens manufacturing

    Rohm and Haas has opened operations at its new manufacturing plant in Sanshui, Guangdong Province, China. To date, the company has invested approximately $10 million in this site, which will manufacture products based on acrylic emulsion technology.…
    02.19.08

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    DSM Acquires Soluol

    Netherlands-based Royal DSM N.V. has acquired the U.S.-based company Soluol, a developer, producer and marketer of high performance urethane resins which are used in a wide range of applications, with annual sales of $20 million. Both parties have ag…
    02.19.08

  • Pigments | Supplier News

    AAKASh Chemicals and pritty

    Aakash Chemicals and Dye-Stuffs, Inc. and Pritty Pearlescent Pigments (China) have agreed to an exclusive distribution agreement for marketing Pritty’s range of Iridesium industrial and Nacreium water-resistant grade pearlescent effect pigments…
    02.19.08

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    Rohm and Haas to Acquire Polymer Dispersions Division of OY Forcit AB

    Rohm and Haas Company has signed an agreement to acquire the FINNDISP division of OY Forcit AB, a Finnish paint emulsions operation, for approximately €60 million (approximately $85 million). Based in Hanko, Finland, this division of Forcit make…
    02.19.08

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    DSM NeoResins completes new site

    DSM NeoResins has completed its new water-based alkyd manufacturing unit at its existing site located in Hoek van Holland, the Netherlands. The new line will manufacture specialty water-based alkyd resins for high-end decorative professional and DI…
    01.16.08

  • Pigments | Supplier News

    Lansco colors acquires

    Lansco Colors, Montvale, NJ has recently acquired Dover, NJ-based Select Color Products. Financial terms of the sale were not disclosed. Lansco Colors is a privately held company that manufactures a broad range of organic and inorganic pigments sold…
    01.16.08

  • Industrial Coatings  | Supplier News

    Nuplex acquires Cognis

    Nuplex has completed the acquisition of the G-Cure business from Cognis. The product line was part of the functional products business unit of Cognis, which is mainly focused in the NAFTA region and generated net sales of approximately $13 mill…
    01.16.08

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    Silberline CEO Leads Aluminum

    Lisa Jane Scheller, CEO of Silberline, recently led a seven-member delegation of aluminum industry leaders to the 2007 China Aluminum Forum in Chengdu, China. Over a four-day period Scheller opened the 500 participant forum; chaired a mee…
    01.16.08

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    Evonik acquires Degussa Engineered

    Evonik Industries has acquired the remaining 50% share in its former carbon black joint venture Degussa Engineered Carbons (DEC) from ECI. DEC will now be a 100% owned subsidiary of Evonik. Financial details of the transaction will not be discl…
    12.20.07

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    Eliokem acquires polymer

    Eliokem has signed a purchase agreement with Mumbai, India-based Apar Industries, to acquire its polymer division for $27.5 million subject to regulatory approval. Apar’s polymer division is the sole Indian manufacturer of nitrile rubber and ha…
    12.20.07

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    Arch chemicals urges U.S. to

    Arch Chemicals is calling upon the U.S. to join 25 other nations that have ratified the International Convention on the Control of Harmful Anti-Fouling Systems on Ships. Having secured the minimum passage by 25 nations, the treaty will ban the use of…
    12.20.07

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    OM Group

    OM Group, Inc. has acquired Borchers GmbH, a European-based specialty coatings additive supplier. The Borchers operation will be integrated with OMG’s existing advanced organics business. “Borchers is an excellent fit with o…
    12.20.07

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    Evonik breaks ground on MMA plant

    Evonik Industries, whose chemicals business area was formerly known as Degussa, recently held the groundbreaking ceremony for the new integrated production plant for the manufacture of methyl methacrylates (MMA) and methacrylate specialties in the Sh…
    11.19.07

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    Cray Valley Opens

    Cray Valley has opened a 900-square foot hydrocarbon resins lab at its existing Exton, PA facility. The new lab enables the company to increase product research, raw material evaluation and new product development. In addition to the lab space,…
    11.19.07

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    Celanese Dedicates New

    Celanese has dedicated its 10th global polymer emulsion facility in Nanjing, China, as part of the inaugural celebration of its integrated chemical complex. The new plant will provide customers throughout Asia with high-performance, environmentally f…
    11.19.07

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    American Coatings Show to

    The National Paint and Coatings Association (NPCA) has partnered with Vincentz Network, creator of the European Coatings Show (ECS), to create the American Coatings Show (ACS) and Conference. The new event, themed “To the Next Level,” wil…
    11.19.07

  • Additives | Supplier News

    Rohm and Haas opens second India

    Rohm and Haas Company has recently celebrated the inauguration of its second acrylic emulsions facility in India. The Chennai facility, located in the Sriperumbudur industrial area of Tamil Nadu in South India, is opening with the capacity to make 30…
    10.18.07

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    Dow Polyurethanes to increase specialty polyols capability

    Dow Polyurethanes will add 130 million pounds (59 kilotons per annum) of specialty mix polyols capability at its manufacturing facility in Freeport, TX. Scheduled to come on stream in early 2009, the additional capability will support growing d…
    10.18.07