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  • Supplier News

    Elementis Specialties Installs

    Elementis Specialties Installs Water Treatment Plant in WV ● Groundbreaking recently took place for a new water treatment plant being installed at Elementis Specialties’ facility in Charleston, WV. The $3.2 million water purificatio…
    08.10.05

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    Reichhold Acquires Pave

    Reichhold Acquires Pave Marking Materials Firm ● Reichhold Inc. recently acquired Innovative Performance Systems, Inc. (IPS), a supplier of pavement marking materials, as a wholly owned subsidiary. IPS, which will remain an independently…
    08.10.05

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    Dow To Idle Latex Plant

    Dow To Idle Latex Plant in Puerto Rico ● UCAR Emulsion Systems, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Co., has plans to idle its latex production facility at Bayamon, Puerto Rico by January 31. This unit, which produces latex emulsions for…
    08.10.05

  • Pigments | Supplier News

    CPMA Conference

    CPMA Conference To Be Held in Washington D.C. ● The Color Pigments Manufacturers Association, Inc. (CPMA) is sponsoring “The Changing Face of the Color Pigments Industry,” an internationalconference to be held Feb. 18-20 in Wa…
    08.10.05

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    PGPhillips Acquires

    PGPhillips Acquires Chemark Consulting Group ● PGPhillips and Associates, Inc., Southern Pines, NC, has acquired The Chemark Consulting Group, Cincinnati, OH. According to Phil Phillips, president of PGPhillips and Associates, the acquis…
    08.10.05

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    Show is Feb. 25-26 in Cairo

    Show is Feb. 25-26 in Cairo ● The Middle East Coatings Show 2003 will be held at the Cairo International Conference Centre Feb. 25-26. Entrance to the exhibition is free of charge to those involved in the manufacture of paint, inks and r…
    08.10.05

  • Binders | Supplier News

    Awards Presented at FSCT

    Awards Presented at FSCT Annual Meeting ● A number of awards were presented as part of the Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology (FSCT) 80th annual meeting. The FSCT Distinguished Service Award was presented to Gail Pollano, o…
    08.10.05

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    Degussa Expands Amino-Silanes Production

    Degussa’s new production plant in Mobile, AL is now fully operational, increasing its production capacity for aminosilanes. The new facility also marks the first production of Degussa’s Dynasylan Ameo (AMEO-P) and AMEO-T aminosilanes in…
    08.10.05

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    EM Industries

    EM Industries Announces Name Change l Effective January 1, EM Industries will begin to conduct business under its new name, EMD Chemicals Inc. A spokesperson for the company said the changes were taking place “as part of a global branding st…
    08.10.05

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    Sun Acquires Interest

    Sun Acquires Interest in Effects Pigments Supplier l Sun Chemical Corporation has acquired a 50% interest in Assemblage Intermoleculaire en Chimie Organique (AIC), a special effect, additives and ink company based in Libourne, France. AIC manufac…
    08.10.05

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    Solutia Expands Production

    Solutia Expands Production of Phenolic Coating Resins l Solutia Inc. has announced plans to expand production capacity for phenolic coating resins at the company’s plant in Wiesbaden, Germany. The expansion project at Wiesbaden will add ap…
    08.10.05

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    CPS Color

    CPS Color and Corob Join Forces l CPS Color, a supplier of advanced tinting systems, and Corob, a manufacturer of automatic tinting equipment, will combine their operations in an effort to develop next generation colorants and tinting equipment an…
    08.10.05

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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

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    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