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    DuPont Titanium Tech. Joins EPAís 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

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    CPS Color Opens

    CPS Color, a manufacturer of tinting systems, is preparing to open a new office in Moscow, as part of its worldwide sales and service network. The opening of the Moscow equipment, sales and service office is part of the company’s worldwide stra…
    08.10.05

  • Pigments | Supplier News

    Huber and Nubiola Initiate Marketing Alliance

    Huber Engineered Materials has entered into an exclusive marketing alliance with Nubiola Pigments, Barcelona, Spain, effective Jan. 1, 2004. The alliance will result in Huber handling North American sales, marketing and customer support of several no…
    08.10.05

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    Fire at Silberline Facility Effects StarBrite Production

    Silberline experienced a flash fire, Oct. 17 at its Tidewood, PA facility. The fire was extinguished quickly and all materials were contained in safe vessels inside the plant. There was no danger to the community, Silberline reported. Also known as…
    08.10.05

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    Plasticolors Acquires

    l Plasticolors, Inc. has purchased the assets of Spartan Color Corporation’s product lines including Spartacryl PM universal color concentrates. Production of the acquired products will be moved from Spartan’s Houston, TX location t…
    08.10.05

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    ASTM International Hosts Asia/Pacific Standards Leaders

    Twenty-two executives representing the national standards bodies of the Asia-Pacific region convened at ASTM International for a two-day open house. The event, held Sept. 22-23, was an open forum for discussion regarding the changing world of interna…
    08.10.05

  • Powder Coatings | Supplier News

    Kynar 500 Resins Now Available from Rohm and Haas

    Atofina Chemicals has granted a Kynar 500 license to Rohm and Haas for the production of powder coatings using Kynar 500 PC PVDF resin. The license grants Rohm and Haas the authority to formulate powder coatings in a palette of colors using a minimum…
    08.10.05

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    Halliburton Energy

    Halliburton Energy Services has signed a letter of intent with United Minerals and Properties to sell Cimbar Performance Minerals (CPM), its barium sulfate operation, for an undisclosed sum. The sale is expected to close before year’s end. CPM…
    08.10.05

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    Lacks Enterprises Opens Lab for Independent Testing

    Lacks Enterprises, Inc., a Grand Rapids, MI-based tier one auto supplier, recently opened a 25,000-square-foot research and testing facility for contract testing. The lab, which employs 11 technicians and meets ISO/IEC 1725 standard, offers an extens…
    08.10.05

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    In Brief

    l Kelly Moore Paint Company has awarded Dowd and Guild Inc, Distributor of the Year for its outstanding customer service, 100% order fulfillment and sales and technical support…Arizona Instruments has received ISO 9001:2000 certification&helli…
    08.10.05

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    Bayer Polymers Expands Production at Asian Site

    Bayer Polymers has announced plans to expand its site near Shanghai, China, making it the company’s most important production facility for coating raw materials in the Asia Pacific region, according to Bayer officials. Production plants for ali…
    08.10.05

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    UCB Invests in Production of Rad-Cure Monomers

    UCB has invested in a new facility for the production of rad-cure monomers. Located in St- Ghislain, Belgium, the new plant represents part of UCB’s worldwide development strategy and will complement the group’s existing product units in…
    08.10.05

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    Acryflow Acrylic Polyols Added to TSCA Inventory

    Lyondell Chemical Company has announced that its Acryflow acrylic polyols are now listed on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Chemical Substance Inventory. At the same time, the company announced tha…
    08.10.05

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    USM Offering Two-Hour Virtual Learning Short Course

    University of Southern Mississippi is offering a two hour virtual learning short course, Introduction to Polymer Science in Coatings, Dec. 9 and Jan. 27. A chemistry background is not necessary for this course, which will provide an overview of polym…
    08.10.05

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    Schenectady International Acquires DSMís Phenolic Resin

    Schenectady International Inc. has purchased DSM Coatings Resins Europe B.V. phenolic resin product line. The line consists of phenolic resins which are used for internal and external can coatings operations. Schenectady’s Bethune, France facil…
    08.10.05

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    BASF OPENS NEW

    BASF has opened a new 10,000 metric ton per year methanesulfonic acid (MSA) plant in Ludwigshafen, Germany to serve the North American metal electroplating, electronic component and chemical industries. The new plant produces Lutropur MSA, a c…
    08.10.05

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    Akzo Nobel To Sell Three

    Akzo Nobel has announced its intentions to sell three businesses from its chemicals portfolio. The company’s catalysts, coating resins and phosphorous chemicals business units will be divested. “Akzo Nobel will create value by movi…
    08.10.05

  • Industrial Coatings  | Supplier News

    Rohm and Haas Publishes

    Rohm and Haas Company has published a special issue of Brush Strokes magazine to commemorate 50 years as a supplier to the latex paint industry. Brush Strokes is the company’s technical publication for companies that use Rohm and Haas pr…
    08.10.05

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    Arch Chemicals Expands

    Arch Chemicals, Inc. is strengthening its presence in China by consolidating existing Arch offices under Arch International Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. The new trading company, located in the Waigaoqiao free trade zone of Shanghai, will provid…
    08.10.05

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    Bayer Sells Walothen

    Bayer AG, Leverkusen, has sold its noncore subsidiary Walothen Gmbh to the Wihuri group of Finland. The divestment is part of the continued streamlining of Bayer’s portfolio, according to the company. Bayer’s activities in the Walsr…
    08.10.05