Supplier News

  • Buckman Launches Green Fire Retardant Line

    August 2, 2010
    Specialty chemical manufacturer Buckman is introducing a new green Flamebloc GS line of fire retardant products to the commercial and consumer markets. The GS (Green Series) portfolio of products are zero-VOC, made from all GRAS raw materials and r…


  • Union Process Offers Data Acquisition Package

    August 2, 2010
    Union Process now offers an optional data acquisition package to provide customers with real-time data that will be helpful in monitoring conditions in the mill as well as improving quality control and providing an easier method to do test comparison…


  • BYK Introduces BYK-P 9928 Additive

    August 2, 2010
    BYK-Chemie has introduced two new additives. BYK-P 9928 is a processing additive for foam-free vinyl esters. According to the company, the design of vinyl esters has an impact on the cobalt complex that is added for accelerating the curing process an…


  • Merck Offers Tivida Scratch Resistance Additive

    August 2, 2010
    Merck KGaA has launched the Tivida brand, a new product group of additives developed for application in various coating systems that significantly increases the scratch resistance of automotive coatings. Small, every­day scratches from wiping ove…


  • Atlas Introduces New Mechanical Cooling System for Corrosion Cabinets

    August 2, 2010
    Atlas Material Testing Technology has introduced a new mechanical cooling system for its CCX advanced cyclic corrosion cabinets. Special cooling requirements including material specifications are often listed in corrosion standards, especially those…


  • Eliokem Offers Pliotec SA40 APE-free latex

    July 14, 2010
    Eliokem has launched Pliotec SA40, an APE-free (alkyl phenol ethoxylate) carboxylated styrene acrylic latex. Pliotec SA40 is recommended for usage in low VOC waterproofing sealers, concrete sealers, swimming pool paints and general purpose primers. T…


  • X-Rite Launches Range of Multi-angle Spectrophotometers

    July 14, 2010
    X-Rite, Incorporated has launched a new family of multi-angle spectrophotometers and advanced quality control and formulation software that give manufacturers powerful new tools to introduce processes, improve first-time quality and reduce the time a…


  • Michelman Offers MicheM Lube 190

    July 14, 2010
    Michelmam offers Michem Lube 190,  an anionic polyethylene wax emulsion additive that significantly improves the mar and scratch resistance, and water repellency, of architectural and decorative paints, stains, sealants and numerous other interi…


  • Perstorp Launches Voxtar Renewable pentaerythritol

    July 14, 2010
    Perstorp has launched Voxtar, renewable pentaerythritol platform, which cuts carbon footprint by 63% compared to fossil-based Penta and Di-Penta. Based on renewable raw materials and energy, Voxtar has a significantly smaller carbon footprint than co…


  • Emeral Kalama Chemical Offers K-FLEX PLASTICIZER

    July 14, 2010
    Emerald Kalama Chemical has launched a new plasticizer, Kalama K-FLEX 850S, to meet the performance challenges of today’s adhesives, PVC compounds, coatings and other latex polymer applications. Kalama K-FLEX dibenzoate ester plasticizers are h…


  • Wacker Begins Supply of VAE Copolymer Dispersions from Nanjing Plant

    July 6, 2010
    Wacker's VAE plant in Nanjing, China is up and running.


  • Chemir’s Custom Synthesis Services Supports Research & Development

    July 6, 2010
    Chemir Analytical Services has introduced custom synthesis services to support contract research and development for a wide variety of industries.


  • Dow Launches Low Odor Binder for HP Paint

    June 1, 2010
    Dow Coating Materials has introduced a new binder technology designed to help formulators develop low-odor paints with outstanding performance. Dow is integrating this technology with other initiatives to achieve extremely low odor profiles in high p…


  • Perstorp Offers Charmor Polyols for Intumescent Coatings

    June 1, 2010
    Perstorp recently launched Char­mor polyols for use in intumescent coatings. Micronized and supermicronized Charmor polyols create an advanced char barrier for steel and wooden structures. When exposed to fire, intumescent coatings with Charmor s…


  • ISP Launches Jaypol Performance Additives

    June 1, 2010
    International Specialty Products (ISP) has introduced Jaypol performance additives, functional products based on acrylates chemistry. A series of Jaypol dispersants, co-binders and rheology modifiers made available by ISP offer manufacturers new opti…