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    ISP Launches Online

    ISP Launches Online MSDS Search on Web Site International Specialty Products (ISP) had added Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) to its web site, www.ispcorp.com. Products can be searched by name or by five-digit base code. U.S., international or…
    08.11.05

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    ASTM Weathering Subcommittee Re-forms Task Group g03.01

    ASTM Weathering Subcommittee Re-forms Task Group g03.01 ASTM’s subcommittee G03.01 on Joint Weathering Projects has re-formed its task group G03.01.05 on compliance issues. The subcommittee is part of Committee G03 on Weathering and Durability…
    08.11.05

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    In Brief

    In Brief Bayer Polymers has launched a new web site, www.polyasparticcoatings.com, offering information on polyaspartics coat…
    08.11.05

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    The Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology

    The Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology (FSCT) has announced that George R. Pilcher of Akzo Nobel Coatings Inc. will present the Joseph J. Mattiello lecture during the organization’s 82th annual meeting, Oct. 27-29. Held at the McCo…
    08.11.05

  • Solvents | Supplier News

    Eastman Launches Information Program for Regulatory issues

    Eastman Launches Information Program for Regulatory issues Eastman Chemical Company has implemented a program to help formulators and applicators understand and develop strategies for today’s evolving VOC and HAPS regulations. The program incl…
    08.11.05

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    NuSil Technology

    NuSil Technology Acquires Morehouse-Cowles Morehouse-Cowles, a manufacturer of equipment and technology for milling, mixing and dissolving for the paint, coatings and chemical industries, has been acquired by NuSil Technology, a formulator and man…
    08.11.05

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    Halliburton Sells Cimbar

    Halliburton Sells Cimbar Halliburton Energy Services has finalized the sale of Cimbar Performance Minerals (CPM), its barium sulfate operation, to United Minerals and Properties. CPM will retain its named and each of the product lines it currently o…
    08.11.05

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    Kerr-McGee Increases

    Kerr-McGee Increases productivity for Oxidation Line Kerr-McGee Chemical LLC has increased productivity for its oxidation line at its Savannah, GA chloride process titanium dioxide pigment plant. Kerr-McGee Chemical acquired the Savannah facility…
    08.11.05

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    Nalamasu Named Winner

    Nalamasu Named Winner of Tess Award in Coatings The Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering (PMSE) division of the American Chemical Society will honor Omkaram Nalamasu, director of the Center for Integrated Electronics, professor of Material…
    08.11.05

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    Chemir Purchases PRA Labs,

    Chemir Purchases PRA Labs, Expands Coatings Testing Chemir Analytical Services, a St. Louis-based chemical analysis testing laboratory, has purchased PRA Laboratories, Inc. located in Ypsilanti, MI. Established in 1943, PRA Laboratories provides re…
    08.11.05

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    Atlas Material Testing

    Atlas Material Testing Partners with Aspen Research Atlas Material Testing has established a strategic alliance with Aspen Research Corp. to provide product analysis and consulting. Aspen is a scientific research company with a staff of 100 scient…
    08.11.05

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    Avecia

    Avecia has signed an agreement to sell its specialty additives business to The Lubrizol Corp. for an undisclosed sum. Avecia’s additives business has annual sales of approximately b30 million. A manufacturing facility at Huddersfield, UK is in…
    08.11.05

  • Solvents | Supplier News

    Dow increases prices

    Dow increases prices, moves to monthly pricing Dow Chemical Co. has increased the selling price of many of its solvents and organic intermediates for Europe and the Middle East. Among the products that will be increased are butanol, 2-ethylh…
    08.11.05

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    engelhard forms Alliance with Prizmalite industries

    engelhard forms Alliance with Prizmalite industries Engelhard Corp., has formed an alliance with Prizmalite Industries Inc. to develop and market new effect and functional materials for a range of applications including paint and coatings, pri…
    08.11.05

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    Dow Corning Increases

    Dow Corning Increases Silanes Capacity Dow Corning has increased production of its range of silanes by more than 40%. The increased capacity is the result of more than $6 million invested in the company’s manufacturing processes in the past…
    08.11.05

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    North African Coatings

    North African Coatings Congress to be held in Morocco The North African Coatings Congress will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Casablanca, Morocco, on September 14-15. This new event is designed to bring suppliers of chemical raw…
    08.11.05

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    Pall Corp. and W.L. Gore

    Pall Corp. and W.L. Gore Form Strategic Alliance Pall Corp. and W.L. Gore and Associates have formed a strategic alliance that gives Pall exclusive worldwide rights to Gore-Tex filter technology to be utilized in backwashable filtration systems fo…
    08.11.05

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    troy’s Nowak Honored

    Milton Nowak, Troy Corp.’s vice president emeritus, R&D, received a recognition award for his 50 years of technical contributions. The award was presented to Nowak at the Troy Innovation Symposium at the Troy Conference Center in Florham Pa…
    08.11.05

  • Automotive Coatings | Pigments | Supplier News

    BASF Expands Production Capacity for Effect Pigments

    BASF has expanded product capacity for its Paliocrom red effect pigment. BASF is investing 44 million to expand its productions capacity for Paliocrom effect pigments by 30% in Ludwigshafen, Germany. The pigment features high gloss, pure shade…
    08.11.05

  • Additives | Supplier News

    Sherwin-Williams

    The Sherwin-Williams Company has purchased Accurate Dispersions’ colorants product lines and related assets from Eastman Chemical Company. Accurate Dispersions supplies pigment concentrates and additives for coatings to the automotive, aerospac…
    08.11.05