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    Degussa Reorganizes U.S. Coatings and Colorants Sales

    The Coatings and Colorants business unit of Degussa has announced a restructuring of its sales department for the U.S. market. There are three main components to the new sales organization. The first is that selected accounts will be able to contact…
    08.10.05

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    ASTM Committee B08

    A meeting for the ASTM Committee B08 on Metallic and Inorganic Coatings will be held on October 9-11 at the ASTM International headquarters in West Conshohocken, PA. For more information contact ASTM International, Dan Schultz, (610) 832…
    08.10.05

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    Akzo Nobel Acquires

    Akzo Nobel Surface Chemistry has acquired the industrial specialties business of Crompton Corporation, including operations in the U.S., Europe and Asia, for $95 million. The industrial specialties business has sales of $165 million, most…
    08.10.05

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    CCAI Installs

    l The Chemical Coaters Association International (CCAI) installed its 2002-2003 officers and national board members during its 32nd annual meeting in Reno, NV. CCAI has installed the following individuals to serve on the national board of direc…
    08.10.05

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    Tego Expands With

    l Tego Coatings and Ink Additives has opened its new U.S. headquarters, located in Hopewell, VA, to service its customers throughout the NAFTA region. This building houses all of Tego’s purchasing, customer service, marketing and technical depa…
    08.10.05

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    Bioscience Companies Merge to Form Vanson HaloSource

    Vanson, Inc. and HaloSource Corp. have merged to form Vanson HaloSource, uniting core business functions and scientific expertise to create products based on Vanson’s chitin and chitosan technology and HaloSource’s antimicrobial technolog…
    08.10.05

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    Troy’s Mergal K10N

    Troy’s Mergal K10N Receives CA EPA Approval l Troy Corp. has received approvals from the California Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for a VOC-free, surfactant free 1, 2 benzisothiazolinon-3-one (BIT) product. Mergal K10N, 100% water-so…
    08.10.05

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    John Gerlock Named

    The Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology (FSCT) has announced that John Gerlock, senior staff technical specialist, Ford Research Laboratories, will present the Joseph J. Mattiello lecture during the organization’s 80th annual meetin…
    08.10.05

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    IRL Re-Launches E-Commerce Site

    IRL Re-Launches E-Commerce Site l UK-based Information Research Limited (IRL) has re-launched its web site to enable customers to access and purchase market data online at…
    08.10.05

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    EASTMAN, SINOPEC QILU

    ● Eastman Chemical Ltd., and Sinopec Qilu Petrochemical Company signed an agreement to form a joint venture to produce Texanol ester alcohol and TXIB plasticizer in China. Texanol ester is a coalescing aid used in architectural paints and…
    08.10.05

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    Degussa Relocates Coatings

    ● Degussa’s coatings and colorants business has relocated its headquarters from Marl, Germany to Parsippany, NJ. The relocation emphasizes Degussa’s determination to globalize the unit at a time when markets in both Europe and…
    08.10.05

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    Rohm and Haas

    Rohm and Haas and Omnova Solutions Form Global JV ● Rohm and Haas Company and Omnova Solutions have formed a commercial joint venture company to market, sell and service latex binders, synthetic pigments and specialty chemical additives…
    08.10.05

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    Cargill Dow and Ashland Sign

    Cargill Dow and Ashland Sign Ethyl Lactate Agreement ● Cargill Dow LLC, a producer of naturally derived polymers and intermediates, has signed a five-year agreement with Ashland Specialty Chemical Company. This agreement enables Ashland…
    08.10.05

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    Award Winners Announced

    Award Winners Announced at Electrocoat 2002 ● Winners of the George E.F. Brewer award and best end-user paper award were announced at Electrocoat 2002. The three Brewer award winners were Kevin Cunningham, General Motors Corporation, for…
    08.10.05

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    ASTM Manual and Standards

    ASTM Manual and Standards Compilation on Rad-Cure ● A new manual from ASTM International, ASTM Manual 45, Radiation Curing of Coatings, is specifically directed at those in the field of radiation curing of coatings, adhesives, inks and s…
    08.10.05

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    Air Products Offers Product

    Air Products Offers Product Compliance Info Online ● Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. now provides its customers with online access to product compliance documentation for FDA regulations through its web site, www.airproducts.com. In add…
    08.10.05

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    Held in Australia and Mexico

    Held in Australia and Mexico ● The Australian Paint Manufacturers Federation and the Surface Coatings Association of Australia are holding a joint conference August 6-9, 2003 in Canberra. For more information contact Maureen Donders, (02)…
    08.10.05

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    ChemConnect Signs

    ChemConnect Signs Agreements with Companies ● Six leading chemical companies have signed subscription agreements with ChemConnect Inc., an online marketplace for chemicals and plastics, to expand their use of its negotiation tools and se…
    08.10.05

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    Surface Protection Business

    Surface Protection Business ● DuPont Chemical Solutions Enterprise has acquired the fluorotelomer surface protection and specialty surfactants business assets of TotalFinaElf. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. DuPont m…
    08.10.05

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    Huntsman Tioxide Adds To Its E-Commerce Activity

    Huntsman Tioxide Adds To Its E-Commerce Activity ● Huntsman Tioxide has undertaken two projects to add to its e-commerce activity. The first project, a business to business solution, involves the installation of SAP business connector, a…
    08.10.05