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    Unimen

    Unimin Increases Nepheline Syenite Production Capacity l Unimin Corp. will increase its micronized nepheline syenite production capacity at its Nephton and Blue Mountain, Ontario processing plants. Nepheline syenite is used in architectural and ind…
    08.10.05

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    Surface Coatings of Australia Issues Call for Papers

    The Surface Coatings Association of Australia has issued a call for papers for its 44th annual conference, which will be held August 6-9 in Canberra, Australia. Papers should follow the conference theme, “Capital ideas for coatings,&rdquo…
    08.10.05

  • Additives | Pigments | Supplier News

    Clariant Revamps Pigments and Additives Division

    l Clariant has restructured its pigments and additives division to improve its focus on the market, its customers and services. As of January 2003, Clariant’s pigments and additives division will have a new strategic orientation. The most imp…
    08.10.05

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    Johnson Polymer Establishes U.S. Distribution Network

    l Johnson Polymer recently completed a distribution network to assist in servicing its smaller- and medium-sized markets in the U.S. and Canada. It has selected the following distributors: D.H. Litter Company, Northeast; Kohl Marketing, Southeast; De…
    08.10.05

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    NPCA Publishes Community Responsibility Guide

    The National Paint and Coatings Association (NPCA) has published its new Coatings Care Community Responsibility Implementation Guide. The guide, which provides checklists and suggested guidance for executing the Community Responsibility Code’s…
    08.10.05

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    Columbian Chemicals Idles Carbon Black Production

    Columbian Chemicals Company has closed its carbon black production facility in El Dorado, AR for the foreseeable future. The company will continue to monitor market conditions and plans to reopen the facility when conditions warrant and it is economi…
    08.10.05

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    PRA Hosts Fluorine

    The Paint Research Association (PRA) will host Fluorine in Coatings V, January 21-22, 2003 in Orlando, FL. Fluorine technology can play a key role in several types of coatings, including aerospace, automotive OEM and refinishing coil coatings and con…
    08.10.05

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    3M Restructures Organization

    l 3M has restructured its organization by forming seven businesses focused on markets and customers. Three new businesses with new leadership will be formed from existing divisions: safety, security and protection services business; display and graph…
    08.10.05

  • Supplier News

    In brief:

    DuPont Titanium Technologies has launched a new web portal at www.titanium.dupont.com...ZYP Coatings, Inc. has completed its new boron nitride powder production facility in Oak Ridge, TN...Atofina Chemicals, Inc. has launched the…
    08.10.05

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    SARTOMER FORMS

    Sartomer Company has formed an alliance with Czech Republic-based Kaucuk, a.s., a member of the Unipetrol Group. Sartomer will hold the exclusive rights and trademark use for the worldwide marketing and sales of Kaucuk’s Krasol polybutadi…
    08.10.05

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    Cognis Expands IL

    ● Cognis Corporation has expanded its plant in Kankakee, IL and closed its Hoboken, NJ site. This decision will allow Cognis to expand its Midwest ISO certified manufacturing facility, according to the company. The Hoboken manufacturing s…
    08.10.05

  • Pigments | Supplier News

    Heubach To Acquire

    Heubach has announced that it will acquire Avecia’s pigments business, comprising high performance automotive pigments, phthalocyanine pigments, azo pigments and specialty pigment dispersions. The acquisition, effective January 1, 2003, a…
    08.10.05

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    Central Transaction

    Bayer’s coatings and colorants business group now offers its customers the opportunity to quickly and easily enter and track orders with the new BayerONE transaction portal. The central online order management tool replaces the group&rsqu…
    08.10.05

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    Polyurea Development

    The Polyurea Development Association (PDA) will host its annual conference December 9-11 in San Antonio, TX. For more information contact PDA, 14 W. Third Street, Ste. 200, Kansas City, MO 64105; (816) 221-0777; web: www.pda-online.org…
    08.10.05

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    Dow Announces

    Dow Polyurethanes has announced that its supply of toluene diisocyanate (TDI) will be extremely tight for the remainder of 2002. As a result, Dow will place its TDI supply in North America and Pacific on order control until further notice. This…
    08.10.05

  • Additives | Supplier News

    DuPont Acquires Atofina

    DuPont Chemical Solutions Enterprise has completed the acquisition of the surface protection and fluoroadditives business assets of Atofina. With the keted under the Atofina Foraface and Foraperle brands.…
    08.10.05

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    Inter-Society Color Council

    The Inter-Society Color Council (ISCC) has elected its new officers and directors. The officers will serve two-year terms and the directors will serve three-year terms. Danny C. Rich, Sun Chemical Corp., was elected president; Joanne Zwinkels,…
    08.10.05

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    Altair Signs Agreements

    Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. has reportedly signed confidentiality agreements with two of the largest U.S.-based pigment manufacturers. These two companies are currently evaluating the potential use of Altair’s patented pigment processing…
    08.10.05

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    Russell Finex Relocates to

    Russell Finex Inc., Pineville, NC, recently relocated to a new 35,000-sq.-ft. facility. The facility features test labs for its patented vibrasonic deblinding system, Eco Line filters, compact screeners and Eco separators. Also, the company has…
    08.10.05

  • Supplier News

    In brief:

    Coloris GCC is now offering Rhodia’s complete range for architectural and decorative coatings…Richard R. Roesler, a chemist for Bayer, has been appointed adjunct professor in the department of polymers and coatings at North Dakota…
    08.10.05