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    Rohm and Haas Expands

    Rohm and Haas has added a number of new products to its coating biocides product line. Rocima 550 microbiocide, a zero-VOC preservative that is stable in high pH systems and Rocima 607 microbiocide, a BIT and Bronopol blend, have been added to Kathon…
    08.11.05

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    BASF Resumes Production

    BASF has resumed production of Paliogen Red K 3580 perylene pigment, which had been affected by a September 2, 2003 fire at DyStar Textilifarben GmbH & Co. in Ludwigshafen. Production is expected to be at full capacity by the end of Augus…
    08.11.05

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    Huber Relocates

    Huber Engineered Materials has relocated its worldwide headquar…
    08.11.05

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    Andritz Acquires Filtration Business Unit of Netzsch Group

    Andritz, an international technology group, has signed an agreement to buy the filtration business unit of Netzsch Group, based in Germany. The Netzsch filtration business unit supplies a variety of dewatering units, including filter presses for so…
    08.11.05

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    Mixing Seminar To Be

    Consistent Mixing and Dispersing: The Theory and Technology of Incorporating Powders into Liquids,” a two-day seminar, will be held Aug. 10-11 in Chicago. It will provide the basics of mixing and how to achieve batch-to-batch uniformity and the…
    08.11.05

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    UMR Coatings Institute

    University of Missouri-Rolla (UMR) Coatings Institute has created a newsletter which is e-mailed to subscribers. Past issues are available at www.umr.edu/~coatings. In addition to news from the UMR campus, the newsletter contains informa…
    08.11.05

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    n brief:

    Charles Ross and Son Company’s new web site, www.staticmixers.com, offers detailed information on its line of static/motionless mixers…Precision IBC has acquired the IBC rental fleet of Superior Tank Rental…Fusion UV has added a n…
    08.11.05

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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

  • Industry News | Powder Coatings

    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

  • Additives | Adhesives and Sealants | Industry News

    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