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    27TH BIENNIAL WESTERN

    27TH BIENNIAL WESTERN COATINGS SHOW, FSCT ANNUAL MEETING NOV. 6-9 IN LAS VEGAS The Western Coatings Societies and Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology (FSCT) will sponsor the 27th biennial Western Coatings Societies Symposium and Sh…
    08.16.05

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    LATIN AMERICAN COATINGS SHOW

    LATIN AMERICAN COATINGS SHOW IS JULY 6-7 IN MEXICO CITY The ninth Latin American Coatings Show will be held July 6-7 at the World Trade Center in Mexico City, Mexico. Designed to promote the latest paint and coatings technologies for Latin Ame…
    08.16.05

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    CHANGE OF ADDRESS FOR

    CHANGE OF ADDRESS FOR PRA COATING TECHNOLOGY CENTRE PRA Coatings Technology Centre has moved to 14 Castle Mews, High Street, Hampton, Middlesex, UK, TW12 2NP; 44 (0) 20 8487 0800; Fax 44 (0) 20 8487 0801. PRA’s web site and e-mail addres…
    08.16.05

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    SMART COATINGS CONFERENCE

    SMART COATINGS CONFERENCE ISSUES CALL FOR PAPERS The Coatings Research Institute of Eastern Michigan University has issued a call for papers for its Smart Coatings 2006 conference, which will be held Feb. 15-17 in Orlando, FL. The organizing c…
    08.16.05

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    RADTECH EUROPE HOSTS

    RADTECH EUROPE HOSTS 2ND INNOVATION AWARDS RadTech Europe (RTE) will host the 2nd RTE Awards for Innovation Competition at its biennial RTE conference and exhibition in Barcelona, Spain, Oct. 18-20. Designed to recognize innovation and utiliza…
    08.16.05

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    In Brief

    IN BRIEF Dow Chemical Co. has launched a new product safety web site: www.dow productsafety.com...Ross Systems and Controls has relaunched its web site at www.rosssyscon.com. CW…
    08.16.05

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    Ciba opens NAFTA technical center

    Ciba Specialty Chemicals has opened a fully integrated technical center to support its coatings customers in the NAFTA region. The Newport, DEbased technical center specializes in enhanced effects for coatings, including colorations, stabilizat…
    08.11.05

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    BASF INCREASES CAPACITY

    BASF INCREASES CAPACITY FOR VINYL CHLORIDE COPOLYMERS BASF is increasing its production capacity for vinyl chloride copolymers to 12,000 tons per year at its Ludwigshafen, Germany site. The company will invest €6 million to increase capac…
    08.11.05

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    PRA ISSUES CALL FOR PAPERS FOR

    PRA ISSUES CALL FOR PAPERS FOR FLUORINE/SILICONE CONFERENCE PRA Coatings Technology Centre has issued a call for papers for its Fluorine and Silicone in Coatings conference, which will be held in Manchester, UK, Dec. 6-7. Suggested topics and…
    08.11.05

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    ASTM FORMS INTERLABORATORY

    ASTM FORMS INTERLABORATORY STUDIES PROGRAM ASTM International’s board of directors has established the Interlaboratory Studies (ILS) program and is committing $4 million over the next five years to fund it. “The board’s decis…
    08.11.05

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    In Brief

    IN BRIEF Dow has launched a new product safety web site: www.dowsafety.com...Ross Systems and Controls has launched a new web site:www.rosssyscon.com. CW…
    08.11.05

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    Cytec closes deal on Surface Specialties

    Cytec Industries has completed its acquisition of UCB’s Surface Specialties business in a transaction valued at $1.79 billion. UCB now owns approximately 12% of the outstanding shares of Cytec, and has entered into a stockholders agreemen…
    08.11.05

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    KERR-MCGEE BOARD

    Kerr-McGee Corp.’s board of directors has authorized management to proceed with its plan to separate its chemical business including the spinoff or sale of the unit, which includes its titanium dioxide operation. In addition, the board ha…
    08.11.05

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    DUPONT NEGOTIATING TO BUILD

    DuPont and the city of Dongying, Shandong province in China have begun talks that could lead to construction of a titanium dioxide plant in the city’s Economic Development Zone. “Current and forecast demand for titanium dioxide in…
    08.11.05

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    PSCT HOSTS EASTERN TRAINING

    PSCT HOSTS EASTERN TRAINING CONFERENCE AND SHOW The Philadelphia Society for Coatings Technology, Inc. (PSCT) is holding its Eastern Training Conference and Show, May 9-11, at the Valley Forge Convention Center in King of Prussia, PA. The conf…
    08.11.05

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    MICHELMAN OPENS NEW

    MICHELMAN OPENS NEW OFFICE IN SHANGHAI, CHINA Michelman Inc. has opened a new office in Shanghai, China. The address and contact information is Michelman Asia, Inc., Office 3042, Central Place, No. 16 Henan Road South, Shanghai, China 200002;…
    08.11.05

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    COGNIS BEGINS PRODUCTION OF

    COGNIS BEGINS PRODUCTION OF DEFOAMERS AT CHINESE FACILITY Cognis has begun production of highperformance defoamers at its new manufacturing facility in Jinshan city near Shanghai, China. The new plant will produce Foamaster defoamers, which ar…
    08.11.05

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    GORDON RESEARCH CONFERENCE

    GORDON RESEARCH CONFERENCE JULY 10-14 IN NEW LONDON, NH The 2005 Gordon Research Conference for Coatings and Films will be held July 10-14 in New London, NH. The conference will feature sessions on high throughput screening of coatings formulat…
    08.11.05

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    ROHM AND HAAS

    ROHM AND HAAS SELECTS CHINA R&D SITE Rohm and Haas has selected the site for its new China R&D Center in Shanghai. Located in the Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park, Pudong New Area District, the new site is expected to open in mid-2006.…
    08.11.05

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    IN BRIEF

    IN BRIEF NewChem Resins Co. has purchased the resins business of UR-Cryl Polymer Corp. and Thibaut and Walker...BASF was ranked as the number one chemical company in Fortune’s list of America’s Most Admired Companies...John Erbeck…
    08.11.05