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    Reichhold announces management buyout

    Reichhold has reached an agreement with Dainippon Ink and Chemicals, Inc. (DIC) for a management buyout. Reichhold has been a wholly owned subsidiary of DIC since 1987. DIC had planned a restructuring of the company and concluded that the sale…
    10.14.05

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    WACKER BEGINS PRODUCTION OF

    WACKER BEGINS PRODUCTION OF REDISPERSIBLE POWDERS IN CHINA Wacker Group has begun production of Vinnapas redispersible powders at its spray drying facility located in Jiangsu Province, China. “The investment is Wacker’s response to…
    10.14.05

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    BASF RECEIVES PRODUCT

    BASF RECEIVES PRODUCT LEADERSHIP OF THE YEAR AWARD Frost and Sullivan has given its 2005 Product Leadership of the Year award to BASF for developing a new pellet form of triphenylphosphine (TPP), which is used in a variety o applications, incl…
    10.14.05

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    TRI-SERVICE CORROSION

    TRI-SERVICE CORROSION CONFERENCE NOV. 14-18,ORLAND0 NACE International’s 2005 Tri-Service Corrosion Conference will be held Nov. 14-18 at the Wyndham Palace in Orlando, FL. “Transcending and Integrating Corrosion Prevention and Con…
    10.14.05

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    MICHELMAN UNVEILS

    MICHELMAN UNVEILS NEW BRAND IDENTITY Michelman, a manufacturer of waterbased coatings for paperboard and performance- enhancing additives for industrial applications, has unveiled a new brand identity, corporate tagline and marketing campaign.…
    10.14.05

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    POLYONE INTRODUCES POLYMER

    POLYONE INTRODUCES POLYMER COATINGS SYSTEMS BUSINESS UNIT PolyOne Corp. has unveiled Polymer Coating Systems (PCS), the new name of its business unit that custom formulates and manufactures liquid polymer coatings and additives. With manufactur…
    10.14.05

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    BAYER MATERIALSCIENCE HITS

    BAYER MATERIALSCIENCE HITS RESIN PRODUCTION MILESTONE Bayer MaterialScience’s Bitterfeld facility in Germany has produced 500,000 tons of coating resin. The company has reported that in the past year, production has increased by 12%. Bay…
    10.14.05

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    DELTECH PROPERTIES

    DELTECH PROPERTIES PURCHASES ASSETS OF ADCO CHEMICAL COMPANY Deltech Properties has purchased the Newark, NJ-based assets of Adco Chemical Company.Adco was the former manufacturing arm of UR-Cryl Polymer Corporation and Thibaut and Walker. De…
    10.14.05

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    IN BRIEF

    IN BRIEF SPX Process Equipment has relaunched its web site at www. s p x p e . c o m … D e g u s s a Engineered Carbons has launched a new web site www.dec-lp.com…QPanel’s calibration lab in Cleveland, OH has joined Q-Lab W…
    10.14.05

  • Pigments | Supplier News

    Changes in effect pigments marketplace

    Two major announcements have come from the global special effect pigments market. In August, Altana Chemie announced plans to acquire Eckart GmbH & Co., KG, a leading privately held manufacturer of metallic effect pigments for paint, print…
    09.19.05

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    ICE 2006 AND NPCA ANNUAL

    ICE 2006 AND NPCA ANNUAL MEETING MOVE TO NEW ORLEANS The U.S.’s paint and coatings executive and formulation trade associations have announced plans to move their annual meetings–and a key trade show–to New Orleans, LA from C…
    09.19.05

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    NDSU DEPARTMENT OF COATINGS

    NDSU DEPARTMENT OF COATINGS AND POLYMERIC MATERIALS CELEBRATES 100TH ANNIVERSARY The Department of Coatings and Polymeric Materials at North Dakota State University has scheduled a celebration Oct. 20-22 to commemorate its centennial year. Eve…
    09.19.05

  • Construction Chemicals | Supplier News

    EUROPEAN CONSTRUCTION CHEMICALS FEDERATION FORMED The Brussels-based European Federation for Construction Chemicals (EFFC), an affiliate of CEFIC, has been established as a forum for construction chemicals manufacturers, such as Sika and Remmer…
    09.19.05

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    DETROIT COLOUR COUNCILS

    The Detroit Colour Council’s annual panel conference will be held Sept. 20 at Michigan State University’s Manage-ment Education Center. “Automotive Exterior Color Harmony Issues” will address major issues surrounding bod…
    09.19.05

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    BASF acquires Huntsmans TDI business

    BASF has acquired Huntsman’s global toluene diisocyanate (TDI) business. In the accord, Huntsman will transfer its TDI customer list and sales contract to BASF, however manufacturing operations and personnel are not included. Financial t…
    08.16.05

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    CYTEC SURFACE SPECIALTIES

    CYTEC SURFACE SPECIALTIES COMPLETES LAB RENOVATION Cytec Surface Specialties has completed the renovation of its powder coatings applications lab in Smyrna, GA. The refurbished facility enhances applications support for customers and reduces t…
    08.16.05

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    BAYER MATERIALSCIENCE SETS

    BAYER MATERIALSCIENCE SETS UP SALES ORGANIZATION IN CHINA Bayer MaterialScience is establishing its own local distribution network with import and export rights in China. The aim of this network is to supply Chinese customers with products manu…
    08.16.05

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    CI SET TO ACQUIRE

    ICI SET TO ACQUIRE EMULSION POWDERS BUSINESS ICI has agreed to acquire the Celanese emulsion powders business for $25.5 million. The Frankfurt, Germanybased business recorded sales of €32 million and operating profit of €1.9 million…
    08.16.05

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    PPG EXPANDS ROSTER OF CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAMS PPG Industries has introduced an expanded list of 14 continuing education programs through which architects and other building professionals can earn AIA/CES learning units or stay up-to-date…
    08.16.05

  • Pigments | Supplier News

    CPMA ELECTS NEW

    CPMA ELECTS NEW OFFICERS AND BOARD MEMBERS The Color Pigments Manufacturers Association, Inc. (CPMA) elected new officers and additional board members at its 75th annual meeting. Philip G. Webb of BASF was elected chair, Michael Klein of Domin…
    08.16.05