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    Degussa

    Degussa AG has started polyether manufacturing at its Hopewell, VA site. The new plant, which has a production capacity of 14,000 metric tons per year, strengthens the firm’s activities in the fields of polyurethane additives, industrial specia…
    08.11.05

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    Announces new plans in China

    BAYER EXpands biocide production in U.S., Announces new plans in China Bayer Chemicals AG has made two announcements affecting its production capabilities in the U.S. and China. Last month, Bayer took over production of all the biocidal formula…
    08.11.05

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    Reichhold Implements

    Reichhold Implements Global Trade Names For Coatings Market Products Reichhold has implemented a global trade name standard for all product lines sold into the coatings and graphic arts markets. Effective May 1, the following trade names, designa…
    08.11.05

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    Dow To Shutter

    Dow To Shutter Somerset, NJ Latex Site UCAR Emulsions Systems (UES), part of The Dow Chemical Company, said it will end manufacturing operations for UES at its Somerset, NJ facility and will shut down the site during the second quarter. The facilit…
    08.11.05

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    In Brief

    In brief: ADM has re-launched its web site, www.admworld.com...Degussa’s methacrylates business unit has been honored by PPG with an excellent supplier award for 2003...Johnson Polymer and Crilen of Buenos Aries, Argentina have entered into a…
    08.11.05

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    Yondell Chemical Company

    yondell Chemical Company and Millennium Chemicals Inc. have executed a definitive agreement for a stock-for-stock business combination of the companies. The transaction will create North America’s third-largest independent, publicly traded chem…
    08.11.05

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    Bayer and Lyondell Complete JV for Propylene Oxide

    Bayer and Lyondell Complete JV for Propylene Oxide Following two years of construction, Lyondell Chemical Co. and Bayer MaterialScience AG inaugurated a world-scale propylene oxide/styrene monomer (PO/SM) manufacturing facility in Maasvlakte, near R…
    08.11.05

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    Akzo Nobel Opens Surfactants

    Akzo Nobel Opens Surfactants Facility in Singapore Akzo Nobel’s surface chemistry business has opened a new facility for the production of surfactants on Jurong Island, Singapore. The plant will support growing demand for the company’s…
    08.11.05

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    Degussa Increases

    Degussa Increases Vestoplast Production Degussa’s coatings and colorants business unit will increase production capacity for Vestoplast, an amorphous poly-alpha-olefin (APAO) used in the production of hot melt adhesives. In addition to the t…
    08.11.05

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    ASTM Launches New

    ASTM Launches New Standards Activity for Single-Point Scratch Method ASTM subcommittee G02 on Wear and Erosion has launched new standards activity for measuring the adhesion of coatings and thin films using a single-point scratch method. This ne…
    08.11.05

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    ISP Acquires

    ISP Acquires Biochema Schwaben International Specialty Products (ISP) has acquired Biocehme Schwaben, a formulator of preservatives and biocides for industrial and personal care product applications. Biochema’s roster includes a wide range o…
    08.11.05

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    Atlas Offers

    Atlas Offers Weather-Ometer Workshops Atlas Material Testing Technology is offering Weather-Ometer workshops between June 7 and October 14, 2004. The workshops are designed to provide hands-on experience in the operation, calibr…
    08.11.05

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    Dow Increases global

    Dow Increases global propylene glycol capacity Dow Chemical has increased its total global propylene glycol (PG) production capacity for 2004 to 1.2 billion pounds. This represents an increase of 14% in Dow’s global capacity for PG pro…
    08.11.05

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    n Brief

    n Brief Kerr-McGee Corp., the world’s third largest producer and marketer of titanium dioxide pigment, has purchased Westport Resources Corp., an energy company that pro…
    08.11.05

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    Arch Chemicals

    Arch Chemicals has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Avecia’s biocides business, which is comprised of a protection and hygiene business and a pool and spa business, for approximately $210 million. The transaction is expected to close ne…
    08.11.05

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    UCAR Emulsion Systems

    UCAR Emulsion Systems to Build New Latex Facility UCAR Emulsion Systems, a business unit of Dow Chemical Co., is bolstering its North American manufacturing capability. Plans include construction of a new facility at its St. Charles operations in H…
    08.11.05

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    Huber Engineered

    Huber Engineered Materials Acquires Calcium Carbonate Processing Facility Huber Engineered Materials has acquired Omya Quincy Inc.’s industrial-grade calcium carbonate processing facility in Quincy, IL. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. U…
    08.11.05

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    Sartomer Opens

    Sartomer Opens New Office in Brazil Sartomer Company has opened its first Latin America office, Sartomer do Brazil, in São Paolo. The new office will serve formulators and chemists throughout Latin America, providing technical and sales sup…
    08.11.05

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    SiberHegner N. America Changes Name To

    SiberHegner N. America Changes Name To DKSH North America Following the merger and integration of the SiberHegner Group and Diethelm Keller Services Asia Ltd. into DKSH Holding Ltd., SiberHegner North America Inc. has changed its name to DKSH North…
    08.11.05

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    RadTech Announces New Board Member and Award Winners

    RadTech Announces New Board Member and Award Winners RadTech International has elected Tom Dun of Printpack Inc. and John Owed of ITW Automotive Finishing Group to its board of directors. “We are excited to have Tom and John join our board a…
    08.11.05