Supplier News

  • IN BRIEF

    August 16, 2005
    IN BRIEF The Powder Coating Institute gave its Hall of Fame Award to Robert Korecky, a 30-year industry veteran...Sun Chemical Performance Pigments launched its redesigned web site, www.sunpigments.com.…


  • 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…


  • DEGUSSA BEGINS PRODUCTION

    August 16, 2005
    Degussa has started manufacturing Aerodisp aerosil fumed silica dispersions at its new Mobile, AL plant. The plant, which is part of Degussa’s production site in Mobile, AL, more than doubles its global production capacity for Aerodisp pr…


  • ASIACOAT 2005 TO BE HELD

    August 16, 2005
    ASIACOAT 2005 TO BE HELD SEPT. 20-22 IN GUANGZHOU, CHINA The tenth China International Exhibition for Coatings, Printing Inks and Surface Finishing (AsiaCoat 2005) will be held Sept. 20-22 at the Guangzhou Jinhan Exhibition Center in Guangzhou…


  • BROOKFIELD OFFERS VISCOSITY

    August 16, 2005
    BROOKFIELD OFFERS VISCOSITY MEASUREMENT COURSES Brookfield Engineering is offering a course on viscosity measurement for lab viscometer operators Aug. 11 in Middleboro, MA and Aug. 16 in King of Prussia, PA. The course provides attendees with…


  • RADTECH PRESENTS

    August 16, 2005
    RADTECH PRESENTS TWO-PART ONLINE UV/EB COURSE RadTech International is offering the first installment of the RadTech Online Education (ROLE) series with “Polymer Chemistry for the UV/EB Professional” presented by Byron Christmas of…


  • IN BRIEF

    August 16, 2005
    IN BRIEF Sartomer’s Channelview 2 manufacturing plant in Texas was recommended for ISO 9001:2000 registration by the British Standards Institute...SPX Process Equipment has launched its new Mueller Steam web site at www.spxpe.com. CW…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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,…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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.…


  • 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…


  • 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…