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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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    Lyondells 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

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    Adm and Metabolix

    Adm and Metabolix form strategic alliance Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) and Metabolix, Inc. have entered a strategic alliance for the purpose of commercializing PHA natural polymers. The two companies are planning to establish a 50,000-ton…
    08.11.05

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    RadTech Europe

    RadTech Europe Issues Call for Papers RadTech Europe has issued a call for papers for its 2005 conference and exhibition, “UV/EB–Join the Winning Technology,” Oct. 18-20 in Barcelona, Spain. Technical papers should demonstrate th…
    08.11.05

  • Binders | Industrial Coatings  | Supplier News

    Wackers Pioloform Binders

    Wacker’s Pioloform Binders Celebrate 60 years of service Pioloform polyvinyl butyrals from Wacker-Chemie have been used by industrial coatings and printing ink manufacturers for 60 years. The main pioneering work by Wacker dates back to 1924…
    08.11.05

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    UCB

    UCB has signed an agreement to sell its Surface Specialties business to Cytec Industries Inc. for l1.5 billion. The sale is expected to be concluded by the end of December. Through its acquisition of Solutia’s coating resins, additives and ad…
    08.11.05

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    Akzo Nobel divests its

    Akzo Nobel divests its uv/eb resins business Akzo Nobel has signed an agreement to sell its UV/EB resins business to Cray Valley S.A. of France, which is part of the Total Group. Sales of the business were E27 million in 2003. Akzo Nobel announc…
    08.11.05

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    Bayer MaterialScience

    Bayer MaterialScience Builds new production facilities in China Bayer MaterialScience will build two new production facilities near Shanghai for polyurethane and coating raw materials. By 2006, a production facility for hexamethylene (HDI) and a…
    08.11.05

  • Architectural Coatings | Supplier News

    ASTM Paint Committee

    ASTM Paint Committee Develops new standards Three subcommittees of ASTM Committee D01 on Paint and Related Coatings, Materials and Applications are currently at work on proposed new standards. Subcommittee D01.42 on architectural coat…
    08.11.05

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    BASF Researchers win Award for Nanocomposite based films

    BASF Researchers win Award for Nanocomposite based films BASF researchers, Franca Tiarks and Jörg Leuninger of BASF’s polymer research and development architectural coatings, won this year’s Farbe & Lack award. Awar…
    08.11.05

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    RadTech forms UV

    RadTech forms UV Composites Group RadTech has added a composites focus group, dedicated to aiding in the safe adoption of UV technology in the composites industry through education, information, assistance and the promotion of UV to a wide range…
    08.11.05

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    Johnson Polymer

    Johnson Polymer has set up a new alliance with Tawazon Chemical Company, LLC, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to offer more service to the coatings, printing and packaging industries in the Middle East and Africa. Tawazon Chemical Company LLC is repre…
    08.11.05

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    Eastman doubles capacity

    Eastman Chemical Company will increase capacity at its Kingsport manufacturing facility. The two-phase project will result in doubling of 2-ethyl hexanoic (2-EH) acid from 40 million pounds to 80 million pounds. The first phase of the project is sche…
    08.11.05

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    Surface Specialties UCB

    Surface Specialties UCB has been named supplier of the year in Brazil by Tintas and Vernizes magazine, following a survey of UV-curable resin users in the country who were asked to make nominations from their main suppliers. Surface Specialties&rsqu…
    08.11.05