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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

  • Additives | Supplier News

    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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    troys 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

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    Degussa Coatings & Colorants Builds New Plants in China

    Degussa Coatings & Colorants Builds New Plants in China The Coatings and Colorants business unit of Degussa AG plans to build a colorants plant and manufacturing facility for producing coating polyesters at the Shanghai site of Degussa Chemicals…
    08.11.05

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    Asahi Glass Fluoropolymers

    Asahi Glass Fluoropolymers and AGA Chemicals Merge Asahi Glass Fluoropolymers USA, Inc. and AGA Chemicals, Inc. have joined forces to form a new company, AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc., which will be responsible for all of Asahi Glass chemical prod…
    08.11.05

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    Huntsmans Advanced Materials Launches New Unit

    Huntsman’s Advanced Materials Launches New Unit Huntsman’s Advanced Materials business now has a globally-focused Surface Technologies unit. The launch of the unit follows the move of the Swiss-based Vantico business to the Huntsman stab…
    08.11.05

  • Pigments | Supplier News

    Superior Materials Receives Two Sales Awards Superior Materials, Inc., Garden City, NY received two sales awards from Degussa Corporation at the 2003 International Coatings Expo (ICE) in Philadelphia, PA. The aerosil and silanes group awarded Superi…
    08.11.05

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    In Brief

    In Brief Grace Davison has donated $5,000 to support the Coatings Industry Education Foundation’s “Project Tomorrow”…3M’s new fluorosurfactant technology will be branded 3M Novec fluorosurfactants…Texas Pacific…
    08.11.05

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    DuPont Titanium Tech. Joins EPAs RCC Program

    DuPont Titanium Technologies (DTT) has joined the U.S. EPA’s Resource Conservation Challenge’s (RCC) voluntary National Waste Minimization Program, a national effort designed to find flexible and more protective ways to conserve valuable…
    08.10.05