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  • Supplier News

    Dow Corning and

    Dow Corning Corp. and Wacker Chemie GmbH have announced their intent to form a joint venture in Asia. The JV would manufacture silicone intermediates and fumed silica which are used in many finished products. The companies would jointly develop manuf…
    08.10.05

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    Lubrizol Acquires Chemical Production Facility in SC

    The Lubrizol Corporation has completed the acquisition of a chemical production facility formerly owned by Specialty Industrial Products of Spartanburg, SC. The facility, which consists of two manufacturing plants covering 16 acres, is capable…
    08.10.05

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    Dock Resins Changes Name, Launches Web Site

    Dock Resins Corp., a subsidiary of the Lubrizol Corporation, has changed its name to Lubrizol Dock Resins. Purchased by Lubrizol in October 2002, Dock Resins manufactures proprietary and custom polymers for a wide range of coating and specialty appli…
    08.10.05

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    RadTech Presents UV/EB

    RadTech International will present Driving Changes: UV/EB Processing For Automotive on Sept. 24-25 at the Radisson Toledo in Toledo, OH. The two-day event will present introductory material as well as current and future applications for UV and EB tec…
    08.10.05

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    Crompton Sells OSi Specialties to GE

    Crompton has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its OSi Specialties organosilicones business to the GE Specialty Materials division of General Electric Co. and acquire GE’s Specialty Chemicals business. OSi Specialties, headquartered…
    08.10.05

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    Buhler Acquires

    Buhler Group has acquired the dispersion and micro wet grinding technology unit of Draiswerke GmbH Mannheim. The unit will be operated as a branch of Bühler GmbH in Braunschweig.…
    08.10.05

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    Dow Starts Up Epoxy

    The Dow Chemical Company’s 41,000-metric-tons-per-year converted epoxy resin plant at the Zhangjiagang site in China has started operations. The plant produces solid epoxy resin used primarily to produce powder coatings; solid solution epoxy…
    08.10.05

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    Goldschmidt Dedicates New Facility in Hopewell, VA

    Goldschmidt Chemical Corp. celebrated the expansion of its Hopewell, VA site by holding a dedication ceremony at the sales, marketing and technology center. Among the business lines the new facility serves are the industrial specialties and Tego coat…
    08.10.05

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    Degussa Increases Capacity for Vestoplast Production

    Degussa’s coatings and colorants business units has increased capacity for its Vestoplast product group, a series of amorphous polyalphaolefins used as adhesives raw materials for a wide range of hot-melt applications. The increase in capacity…
    08.10.05

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    BASFs Propane Dehydration Plant Starts Operations

    BASF’s propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant has started trial operations at its site in Tarragona, Spain. The plant was built and will be operated by BASF Sonatrach PropanChem S.A. (BSP), a joint venture between BASF and the Algerian company, So…
    08.10.05

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    Bayer Polymers Upgrades R&D

    Bayer Polymers has upgraded its research and development capabilities at its Americas headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA. The investment includes the renovation and installation of several new labs at its Americas Technical Center that are designed to he…
    08.10.05

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    PIC Conference

    The Paint, Ink and Coatings (PIC) Conference, hosted by the Los Angeles Society for Coatings Technology (LASCT), will be held October 1-3 in Buena Park, CA. This industry meeting, which replaces the biennial Western Coatings Show, will focus on educa…
    08.10.05

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    FSCT Annual Meeting and

    The Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology’s annual meeting, scheduled for Nov. 13-17 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, will focus on the most innovative technical advances from the coatings industry. Held in conju…
    08.10.05

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    Brookfield Offers

    Brookfield Engineering is offering a certified one-day practical course for viscometer operators. Held June 19, August 21 and September 18 at Brookfield’s Middleboro, MA location, the course is designed for both first time and experienced opera…
    08.10.05

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    Netzsch Merges with Colfax

    Colfax Corp., a Richmond, VA provider of fluid handling and power transmission products, has signed an agreement to acquire all shares of Netzsch. Netzsch has 2,100 employees and 17 facilities throughout the world.…
    08.10.05

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    ASTM Establishes

    ASTM International has established a new free membership category for undergraduate and graduate-level students. Among the benefits offered to student members are e-mail delivery of Standardization News, ASTM’s monthly magazine, Business Link,…
    08.10.05

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    SSPC 2003

    The Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC) has completed its schedule for SSPC 2003, the Industrial Protective Coatings Conference and Exhibit in New Orleans, Oct. 26-29. Scheduled to speak is Lt. General John B. Sylvester, the Chief of Staff for the…
    08.10.05

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    Noveon Inc. Opens New Coatings Facility in China

    Noveon, Inc. has begun operations at its first performance coatings manufacturing plant and applications lab in Qingpu, Shanghai, China. The 8,000 metric ton facility will initially supply textile compound chemicals and polymers for coatings, printin…
    08.10.05

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    Benjamin Moore and

    Benjamin Moore and Co. has selected X-Rite, Inc.’s MatchRite System as its preferred color management solution. Under this agreement, the MatchRite System will be available immediately to Benjamin Moore authorized retailers. In a related even…
    08.10.05

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    Resolution Performance Enhances Epoxy Product Line

    Resolution Performance Products has developed enhanced glycidation capabilities for its Epon and Epokite epoxy resins, as well as its Heloxy epoxy modifiers, in the U.S. and Europe. “The new and improved technology results in processing advanc…
    08.10.05