Supplier News

  • Cytec closes deal on Surface Specialties

    August 11, 2005
    Cytec Industries has completed its acquisition of UCB’s Surface Specialties business in a transaction valued at $1.79 billion. UCB now owns approximately 12% of the outstanding shares of Cytec, and has entered into a stockholders agreemen…


  • In Brief

    August 11, 2005
    In Brief In response to the tsunami disaster, Sartomer Co. has organized a 100% match donation program for employees who wish to support the American Red Cross relief efforts...Ross Equipment has launched a new sanitary mixers web site at www.sanit…


  • Nusil Technology Acquires

    August 11, 2005
    Nusil Technology Acquires Morehouse-Cowles NuSil Technology, a manufacturer of silicone compounds, has acquired Morehouse-Cowles from MFIC Corp. Under the agreement, Morehouse-Cowles, a manufacturer of milling, mixing and dissolving e…


  • Mixing and Dispersion stability

    August 11, 2005
    Mixing and Dispersion stability seminar april 6-7 in orlando A two-day seminar, “Consistent mixing and dispersing: the theory and technology of incorporating powders into liquids,” will be held in Orlando, FL April 6-7. Key…


  • Union Carbide increases

    August 11, 2005
    Union Carbide increases Isopropanol Capacity Union Carbide Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Co., will undertake a multi-year spending program to upgrade Dow’s solvents and intermediates business by increasing capacity of i…


  • Shamrock Technologies

    August 11, 2005
    Shamrock Technologies expands corporate offices Shamrock Technologies has consolidated and expanded its corporate offices, laboratories and manufacturing facilities located at Foot of Pacific Street in Newark, NJ. The Dayton, NJ office has close…


  • surface specialities tops

    August 11, 2005
    surface specialities tops industry safety record Surface Specialties Inc. has achieved all-time safety records at three of its North American production sites. Two plants have achieved “zero” lost-time incidents for more than 11 consecu…


  • J. Edward Glass Named winner

    August 11, 2005
    J. Edward Glass Named winner of Tess award in Coatings J. Edward Glass, professor at the polymers and coatings department at North Dakota Sate University, will receive the Roy W. Tess Award in Coat-ings during the 230…


  • Lansco Colors Acquires

    August 11, 2005
    Montvale, NJ-based Lansco Colors has acquired International Color and Chemical (ICC), South San Francisco, CA, for an undisclosed sum of money. Al Win, president of ICC and Pete Balles, VP of sales, will join Lansco Colors.…


  • UCAR emulsion systems

    August 11, 2005
    Ucar Emulsion Systems (UES) will implement a sales control program for its Ucar and Neocar products and Ucar Polyphobe rheology modifiers due to shortages in the availability of several key raw materials used in the manufacture of these latex product…


  • Sartomer’s Waite Receives RadTech President’s award

    August 11, 2005
    Sartomer’s Waite Receives RadTech President’s award Maureen Waite of Sartomer Co. received the fifth annual RadTech President’s Award at the RadTech winter meeting in Palm Beach, FL This award is presented to individual membe…


  • ACC endorses “Clear Skies” legis

    August 11, 2005
    The American Chemistry Council (ACC) is endorsing the “Clear Skies Act of 2005,” environmental legislation that will improve air quality and provide incentives for utilities to use cleaner technologies. As major customers of U.S. utilitie…


  • In Brief

    August 11, 2005
    IN BRIEF Paints & Solvents has changed its name to ACCESSA Coatings Solutions...Rohm and Haas Company will open Rohm and Haas Kimyasal Ürünler Dagitim ve Ticaret A.S., a new marketing and sales office in Gebze, Turkey...Nuplex…


  • TOR MINERALS COMPLETES

    August 11, 2005
    TOR MINERALS COMPLETES PLANT EXPANSION, LAUNCHES NEW PRODUCT TOR Minerals International has completed the expansion of its Corpus Christi, TX titanium dioxide plant and the introduction of its new Ti02 product, Hitox-SF (superfine). The plant…


  • WACKER TAKES OVER POLYMER

    August 11, 2005
    WACKER TAKES OVER POLYMER BUSINESS FROM WUXI XINDA Wacker-Chemie GmbH has taken over the polymer business from the Chinese chemicals manufacturer Wuxi Xinda Fine Chemical Co. Ltd. Wuxi Xinda is a leading Chinese supplier of solid polyvinyl ace…