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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

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    Smart Coatings III

    Smart Coatings III June 7-8 in Berlin The European Coatings Conference, “Smart Coatings III,” will take place June 7-8 in Berlin Germany. More info: Vincentz Network, +49 511 99 10 271; Fax: +49 511 99 10 279; E-mail: amanda…
    08.11.05

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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

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    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