Supplier News

  • Three companies combine to form Hexion

    August 16, 2005
    Borden Chemical, Inc., Resolution Performance Products LLC and Resolution Specialty Materials have combined to form Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Inc., creating one of the world’s largest producers of thermosetting resins. Hexion also inclu…


  • In Brief

    August 16, 2005
    IN BRIEF Dow Chemical Co. has launched a new product safety web site: www.dow productsafety.com...Ross Systems and Controls has relaunched its web site at www.rosssyscon.com. CW…


  • RADTECH EUROPE HOSTS

    August 16, 2005
    RADTECH EUROPE HOSTS 2ND INNOVATION AWARDS RadTech Europe (RTE) will host the 2nd RTE Awards for Innovation Competition at its biennial RTE conference and exhibition in Barcelona, Spain, Oct. 18-20. Designed to recognize innovation and utiliza…


  • SMART COATINGS CONFERENCE

    August 16, 2005
    SMART COATINGS CONFERENCE ISSUES CALL FOR PAPERS The Coatings Research Institute of Eastern Michigan University has issued a call for papers for its Smart Coatings 2006 conference, which will be held Feb. 15-17 in Orlando, FL. The organizing c…


  • CHANGE OF ADDRESS FOR

    August 16, 2005
    CHANGE OF ADDRESS FOR PRA COATING TECHNOLOGY CENTRE PRA Coatings Technology Centre has moved to 14 Castle Mews, High Street, Hampton, Middlesex, UK, TW12 2NP; 44 (0) 20 8487 0800; Fax 44 (0) 20 8487 0801. PRA’s web site and e-mail addres…


  • LATIN AMERICAN COATINGS SHOW

    August 16, 2005
    LATIN AMERICAN COATINGS SHOW IS JULY 6-7 IN MEXICO CITY The ninth Latin American Coatings Show will be held July 6-7 at the World Trade Center in Mexico City, Mexico. Designed to promote the latest paint and coatings technologies for Latin Ame…


  • 27TH BIENNIAL WESTERN

    August 16, 2005
    27TH BIENNIAL WESTERN COATINGS SHOW, FSCT ANNUAL MEETING NOV. 6-9 IN LAS VEGAS The Western Coatings Societies and Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology (FSCT) will sponsor the 27th biennial Western Coatings Societies Symposium and Sh…


  • ELIOKEM TO INCREASE

    August 16, 2005
    ELIOKEM TO INCREASE CAPACITY OF PLIOLITE S5 RESIN Eliokem has announced plans to expand capacity of Pliolite S5 styrene butadiene resins at its Le Havre, France and Akron, OH plants.…


  • RADTECH JAPAN AND RADTECH

    August 16, 2005
    RADTECH JAPAN AND RADTECH NORTH AMERICA SIGN AGREEMENT RadTech North America and RadTech Japan have signed an agreement to exchange information and expand activities in the technical and market development of UV and EB technology. “As t…


  • POWDER COATING INSTITUTE

    August 16, 2005
    POWDER COATING INSTITUTE ADDS 22 BUSINESSES TO PROGRAM Twenty-two powder coating business have joined the Powder Coating Institute’s (PCI) Powder Coated Tough Mark program in the past 12 months. Program participants now number 398 compan…


  • CLARIANT AND HANGZHOU

    August 16, 2005
    Clariant’s pigments and additives division and Hangzhou Baihe Chemicals Co. Ltd. have formed a joint venture to produce high-performance organic pigments in China. The production site of the new joint venture will be located in Hangzhou,…


  • CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON

    August 16, 2005
    New construction of the Rohm and Haas-sponsored Innovations Home, in partnership with Habitat for Humanity, has begun following a ground breaking ceremony in Philadelphia, PA. The home integrates construction materials donated by Rohm and Haas…


  • Degussa AG acquires CYRO Industries

    August 16, 2005
    Degussa AG has signed an agreement to acquire Cytec Industries Inc.’s 50% holding in CYRO Industries–a joint venture established in 1976 between Degussa and Cytec–for $95 million. Degussa’s methacrylate activities will b…


  • In Brief

    August 11, 2005
    IN BRIEF Dow has launched a new product safety web site: www.dowsafety.com...Ross Systems and Controls has launched a new web site:www.rosssyscon.com. CW…


  • ASTM FORMS INTERLABORATORY

    August 11, 2005
    ASTM FORMS INTERLABORATORY STUDIES PROGRAM ASTM International’s board of directors has established the Interlaboratory Studies (ILS) program and is committing $4 million over the next five years to fund it. “The board’s decis…