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    Bayer materialscience

    Bayer materialscience Begins operations Bayer Polymers has begun operations under its new name Bayer MaterialScience. In November 2003, Bayer announced that its business activities would be reorganized into three groups. Bayer MaterialScience en…
    08.11.05

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    Troy to host annual

    Troy to host annual 5K run/walk at ice 2004 Troy Corporation and the Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology will host the annual Troy 5K Run/Walk Oct. 28 at ICE 2004 in Chicago, IL. The race will begin at 7:00 a.m. across from Buckingham F…
    08.11.05

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    Proposed acquisition of

    Proposed acquisition of UCB Group’s film business The global packaging and labeling film business of Surface Specialties UCB is set to be bought for $396 million by a consortium led by the former managing director of Hays Chemical Distributi…
    08.11.05

  • Industry News | Pigments

    Johnson Matthey Sells

    Johnson Matthey Sells Pigments & Dispersions To Rockwood Specialties Johnson Matthey has agreed to sell its pigments and dispersions business to a subsidiary of Rockwood Specialties Group, Inc., a specialty chemicals and advanced materials co…
    08.11.05

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    European Technical

    European Technical Conferences Issue CallS for papers The six technical congresses that will run concurrently with the European Coatings Show 2005 in Nuremberg, April 26-28 have issued calls for papers. The following technical congresses are seek…
    08.11.05

  • Industry News | Pigments

    Engelhard Receives 2004

    Engelhard Receives 2004 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award Engelhard Corp. received a 2004 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Five winners received awards for innovative, yet prac…
    08.11.05

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    American Chemical

    American Chemical Society Seeks Tess Nominations The American Chemical Society’s Division of Polymeric Material: Science and Engineering (PMSE) is seeking nominations for the 2005 Roy W. Tess Award in Coatings. This award, which will be pre…
    08.11.05

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    Dickie to Receive

    Dickie to Receive FSCT 2004 Heckel Award The Federation of Society for Coatings Technology (FSCT) has announced that Ray A. Dickie, editor of JCT Research and JCT Coatings-Tech, has been named the recipient of the George Baugh Heckel Award, the o…
    08.11.05

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    Acima Launches new

    Acima Launches new biocide In Response to Carbendazim Regulations Acima has launched a new product line in response to the European Commission’s recently published 29th ATP (Adaptation to Technical Progress) of the Dangerous Substances Dire…
    08.11.05

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    Tiwest produces one

    Tiwest produces one millionth ton of Ti02 The Tiwest joint venture pigment titanium dioxide pigment plant in Kwinana, Western Australia has produced its one millionth ton of…
    08.11.05

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    Eastman to sell portions of CASPI

    Eastman Chemical Company and Apollo Management, L.P., a private investment firm, have signed an agreement for Apollo to acquire certain businesses and product lines in Eastman’s coatings, adhesives, specialty polymers and inks (CASPI) segment.…
    08.11.05

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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