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    In Brief

    In Brief In response to the tsunami disaster, Sartomer Co. has organized a 100% match donation program for employees who wish to support the American Red Cross relief efforts...Ross Equipment has launched a new sanitary mixers web site at www.sanit…
    08.11.05

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    BASF expands presence in Asia

    BASF-YPC Co. Ltd., a joint venture between BASF and Sinopec, has produced its first chemical product, methyl acrylate, at its petrochemical site in Nanjing, China. “This was the ambitious goal set by BASF and Sinopec when they established…
    08.11.05

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    EPA DELISTS EGBE FROM

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has removed ethylene glycol butyl ether (EGBE) from the Clean Air Act (CAA) list of hazardous air pollutants (HAPs). The EPA decision means that EGBE will no longer be subject to the CAA’s M…
    08.11.05

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    COGNIS BRONZE INNOVATION AWARD

    COGNIS BRONZE INNOVATION AWARD GIVEN TO WATERPOXY SYSTEM Cognis has given its Bronze Innovation Award to the team responsible for developing three new water-based epoxy systems for lowthickness and high-thickness flooring applications. The awa…
    08.11.05

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    WACKER TAKES OVER POLYMER

    WACKER TAKES OVER POLYMER BUSINESS FROM WUXI XINDA Wacker-Chemie GmbH has taken over the polymer business from the Chinese chemicals manufacturer Wuxi Xinda Fine Chemical Co. Ltd. Wuxi Xinda is a leading Chinese supplier of solid polyvinyl ace…
    08.11.05

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    TOR MINERALS COMPLETES

    TOR MINERALS COMPLETES PLANT EXPANSION, LAUNCHES NEW PRODUCT TOR Minerals International has completed the expansion of its Corpus Christi, TX titanium dioxide plant and the introduction of its new Ti02 product, Hitox-SF (superfine). The plant…
    08.11.05

  • Solvents | Supplier News

    In Brief

    IN BRIEF Paints & Solvents has changed its name to ACCESSA Coatings Solutions...Rohm and Haas Company will open Rohm and Haas Kimyasal Ürünler Dagitim ve Ticaret A.S., a new marketing and sales office in Gebze, Turkey...Nuplex…
    08.11.05

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    DSM to acquire NeoResins from 

    Royal DSM N.V. and Avecia have announced DSM’s intention to acquire NeoResins, Avecia’s coating resins business. It is anticipated that the closing will take place in the first quarter of 2005. DSM will pay Avecia a transaction price of…
    08.11.05

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    Cognis and eternal

    Cognis and eternal chemical form joint venture Cognis and Eternal Chemical Co., Ltd. (Taiwan) have formed a manufacturing joint venture for energy cure products. Eternal Specialty Chemical (Zuhai) Co. Ltd. is located in Zhuhai, China.…
    08.11.05

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    FSCT Issues Call for Papers

    FSCT Issues Call for Papers for ACSeries prograM The Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology (FSCT) has issued a call for papers for the first Advancement in Coatings Series (ACSeries) program scheduled for 2005. “Research Methods in…
    08.11.05

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    Eastmanís JV plant in

    Eastman’s JV plant in china begins operations Eastman Chemical Ltd. and Qilu Petrochemical Company have begun operations at its joint venture plant, Qilu Eastman Specialty Chemical Ltd. (QESCL), in Zibo, Shandong Province, China. QESCL…
    08.11.05

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    ayer Materialscience

    Bayer Materialscience consolidates aromatic polyisocyanate production Citing a decrease in demand for Desmodur CB aromatic polyisocyanate in the NAFTA region, Bayer MaterialScience has announced plans to close its production facility in New Mart…
    08.11.05

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    Radtech issues call for

    Radtech issues call for papers for e|5 2006 RadTech International has issued a call for papers for e|5: UV & EB Technology Expo and Conference, April 24-26, 2006 at Lakeside Center at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. RadTech is seek…
    08.11.05

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    Lyondellís TBAc

    Lyondell’s TBAc Receives Voc exemption As a result of the U.S. EPA signing a final rule excluding tertiary butyl acetate from the definition of a VOC, Lyondell Chemical Company’s tertiary butyl acetate (TBAc), a non-HAP organic solven…
    08.11.05

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    Wacker-Chemie GmbH

    Wacker-Chemie GmbH Realigns Organization Effective January 1, Wacker-Chemie GmbH is realigning its organization into five independent business divisions. The goal is to make better use of the existing market and technology opportunities for chemic…
    08.11.05

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    UV.EB west to be held

    UV.EB west to be held Feb. 10-11 in los angeles UV.EB West 2005 will be held Feb. 10-11 at the Renaissance Hotel LAX, Los Angeles, CA. This two-day conference and table top exhibition will feature sessions including Intro to UV/EB technology, Adva…
    08.11.05

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    In brief:

    In brief: Degussa’s coatings and colorants business unit recently announced double-digit price increase for its Vestamin IPD and Vestanat products...Interpolymer, a manufacturer of specialty polymers and wax emulsions, has launched its new…
    08.11.05

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    Johnson Polymer, Essential Industries end JV

    Johnson Polymer will end its global technical and commercial alliance with Essential Industries of Merton, WI at the end of the month. The companies joined forces in April 2001 to leverage their polyurethane chemistry capabilities. The de…
    08.11.05

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    2005 NW Coatings Fest

    2005 NW Coatings Fest Issues call for papers The Pacific Northwest Society for Coatings Technology is requesting abstracts for the 2005 NW Coatings Fest, May 5-7 at the Sheraton Hotel in Tacoma, WA. Speakers should be prepared to…
    08.11.05

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    Consistent Mixing course to

    Consistent Mixing course to be held Jan. 20-21 in Las Vegas “Consistent Mixing: The Key to Uniform Quality” will be held in Las Vegas, Jan. 20-21. The primary focus of the course will be achieving maximized mixing methods through…
    08.11.05