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  • surface specialities tops

    August 11, 2005
    surface specialities tops industry safety record Surface Specialties Inc. has achieved all-time safety records at three of its North American production sites. Two plants have achieved “zero” lost-time incidents for more than 11 consecu…


  • J. Edward Glass Named winner

    August 11, 2005
    J. Edward Glass Named winner of Tess award in Coatings J. Edward Glass, professor at the polymers and coatings department at North Dakota Sate University, will receive the Roy W. Tess Award in Coat-ings during the 230…


  • Lansco Colors Acquires

    August 11, 2005
    Montvale, NJ-based Lansco Colors has acquired International Color and Chemical (ICC), South San Francisco, CA, for an undisclosed sum of money. Al Win, president of ICC and Pete Balles, VP of sales, will join Lansco Colors.…


  • UCAR emulsion systems

    August 11, 2005
    Ucar Emulsion Systems (UES) will implement a sales control program for its Ucar and Neocar products and Ucar Polyphobe rheology modifiers due to shortages in the availability of several key raw materials used in the manufacture of these latex product…


  • Sartomers Waite Receives RadTech Presidents award

    August 11, 2005
    Sartomer’s Waite Receives RadTech President’s award Maureen Waite of Sartomer Co. received the fifth annual RadTech President’s Award at the RadTech winter meeting in Palm Beach, FL This award is presented to individual membe…


  • ACC endorses Clear Skies legis

    August 11, 2005
    The American Chemistry Council (ACC) is endorsing the “Clear Skies Act of 2005,” environmental legislation that will improve air quality and provide incentives for utilities to use cleaner technologies. As major customers of U.S. utilitie…


  • In Brief

    August 11, 2005
    IN BRIEF Paints & Solvents has changed its name to ACCESSA Coatings Solutions...Rohm and Haas Company will open Rohm and Haas Kimyasal Ürünler Dagitim ve Ticaret A.S., a new marketing and sales office in Gebze, Turkey...Nuplex…


  • TOR MINERALS COMPLETES

    August 11, 2005
    TOR MINERALS COMPLETES PLANT EXPANSION, LAUNCHES NEW PRODUCT TOR Minerals International has completed the expansion of its Corpus Christi, TX titanium dioxide plant and the introduction of its new Ti02 product, Hitox-SF (superfine). The plant…


  • WACKER TAKES OVER POLYMER

    August 11, 2005
    WACKER TAKES OVER POLYMER BUSINESS FROM WUXI XINDA Wacker-Chemie GmbH has taken over the polymer business from the Chinese chemicals manufacturer Wuxi Xinda Fine Chemical Co. Ltd. Wuxi Xinda is a leading Chinese supplier of solid polyvinyl ace…


  • COGNIS BRONZE INNOVATION AWARD

    August 11, 2005
    COGNIS BRONZE INNOVATION AWARD GIVEN TO WATERPOXY SYSTEM Cognis has given its Bronze Innovation Award to the team responsible for developing three new water-based epoxy systems for lowthickness and high-thickness flooring applications. The awa…


  • EPA DELISTS EGBE FROM

    August 11, 2005
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has removed ethylene glycol butyl ether (EGBE) from the Clean Air Act (CAA) list of hazardous air pollutants (HAPs). The EPA decision means that EGBE will no longer be subject to the CAA’s M…


  • BASF expands presence in Asia

    August 11, 2005
    BASF-YPC Co. Ltd., a joint venture between BASF and Sinopec, has produced its first chemical product, methyl acrylate, at its petrochemical site in Nanjing, China. “This was the ambitious goal set by BASF and Sinopec when they established…


  • In brief:

    August 11, 2005
    In brief: Degussa’s coatings and colorants business unit recently announced double-digit price increase for its Vestamin IPD and Vestanat products...Interpolymer, a manufacturer of specialty polymers and wax emulsions, has launched its new…


  • UV.EB west to be held

    August 11, 2005
    UV.EB west to be held Feb. 10-11 in los angeles UV.EB West 2005 will be held Feb. 10-11 at the Renaissance Hotel LAX, Los Angeles, CA. This two-day conference and table top exhibition will feature sessions including Intro to UV/EB technology, Adva…


  • Wacker-Chemie GmbH

    August 11, 2005
    Wacker-Chemie GmbH Realigns Organization Effective January 1, Wacker-Chemie GmbH is realigning its organization into five independent business divisions. The goal is to make better use of the existing market and technology opportunities for chemic…