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  • Powder Coatings | Supplier News

    Eastman, Bayer Continue Consolidation Efforts

    l Two major suppliers to the coatings industry have announced plant consolidations. Bayer Corporation will consolidate its polyester manufacturing at the company’s New Martinsville, WV and Columbus, GA production sites and close its plant in Hi…
    08.10.05

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    EU Approves Solvay’s Purchase of Ausimont

    The European Commission approved plans by Belgium firm Solvay to purchase Ausimont of Italy, from Montedison for $1.14 billion. The acquisition of this fluorinated specialties group will significantly upgrade Solvay’s product portfolio, accordi…
    08.10.05

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    Degussa and Engineered Carbons

    Degussa Corporation and Engineered Carbons, Inc. have entered into a joint venture, combining the North American carbon black businesses of each company. The new joint venture operates under the name Degussa Engineered Carbons, LP and is headquartere…
    08.10.05

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    Nemoto & Co. Wins Favorable Decision In LumiNova Patent Litigation

    Nemoto & Co. Wins Favorable Decision In LumiNova Patent Litigation l Nemoto & Co., Ltd. of Tokyo, Japan has announced that the Tokyo Superior Court has delivered a favorable decision regarding its lawsuit against Chemitech Inc., Tokyo, Japan…
    08.10.05

  • Architectural Coatings | Supplier News

    Reichhold Replaces Trade Name for

    Reichhold Inc. has announced a new trade name, Duravace, for one of its product lines. The Duravace family of products now represents the high-performance VAE product line owned by Reichhold’s global coating and performance resins business. The…
    08.10.05

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    Paint Market Profile for West Europe

    Paint Market Profile for West Europe l UK-based Information Research Ltd. has published a new study covering the paint and coatings industry of Western Europe. More information: +44 20 8832 7830; Web: www.informationresearch.co.uk.…
    08.10.05

  • Pigments | Supplier News

    CPMA Annual Meeting Adds New Speaker

    l The Color Pigments Manufacturers Association, Inc. (CPMA) will hold its 72nd annual meeting June 23-26 at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, WV. Sessions will include, “Is your plant secure from a terrorist attack;” “The key…
    08.10.05

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    Sartomer Receives PA Governor’s Award

    Sartomer Receives PA Governor’s Award l In recognition of its international success in manufacturing and exporting specialty chemicals, Sartomer Company has been awarded the Pennsylvania Governor’s Export Excellence award in the large m…
    08.10.05

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    ISI and Rexson Systems Form Sales Agreement

    ISI and Rexson Systems Form Sales Agreement l Industrial Sales International, Ltd. (ISI) has announced a…
    08.10.05

  • Pigments | Supplier News

    Degussa Dedicates New Labs In Piscataway, NJ

    Degussa Dedicates New Labs In Piscataway, NJ l Degussa held a dedication ceremony April 11 to celebrate the expansion of its Piscataway, NJ site. The expansion consists of new state-of-the-art labs totaling 21,000-square-feet, to be used by Degussa…
    08.10.05

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    In Brief

    ● Cardolite has recently launched a customer section at its web site, www.cardolite.com… Arch Chemicals’ Rochester, NY biocides facility has been approved for an ISO 9002 registration… Degussa’s Aerosil and Silanes…
    08.09.05

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    Rohm and Haas Moves Tech Support

    ● Rohm and Haas Company is increasing its technical support for the antifouling paint market by moving its technical support of Sea-Nine 211 marine antifoulant from its Spring House, PA facility to Acima, the company’s wholly owned su…
    08.09.05

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    Palmer Supplies Company Announces

    Palmer Supplies Company announced that it has merged with Michigan-based Harry Holland Company, consummating merger discussions that began almost five years ago. The new company, called Palmer Holland, Inc., will specialize in distribution to var…
    08.09.05

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    Detroit Society For

    ● The Detroit Society for Coatings Technology will host Focus Conference 2002: Paints, Adhesives and Inks New Technologies on May 2 at the MSU Management Education Center in Troy, MI. Among the topics discussed will be paint weathering rese…
    08.09.05

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    AEG Announces Adhesives Conference

    ● The American Engineering Group (AEG) announced that it will hold an international conference and exposition focusing on highperformance adhesives, sealants and coatings, May 12-14 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, LaGuardia Airport, New York, NY.…
    08.09.05

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    Sartomer Acquires Specialty Methacrylate

    ● Sartomer Company announced it has acquired two Akzo Nobel specialty methacrylate monomer product lines, bolstering its product offerings for coatings, adhesives and optical lenses. Under terms of the agreement, Sartomer has acquired the f…
    08.09.05

  • Pigments | Supplier News

    SUN CHEMICAL TO ACQUIRE

    ● Sun Chemical Corporation, a manufacturer of printing inks and organic pigments, has agreed to purchase Bayer Corporation’s organic pigments business, located in Bushy Park, SC. Pending approval by regulatory groups, transfer of owne…
    08.09.05

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    eWorkplace Sells Batchmaster For PFW Software

    eWorkplace Sells Batchmaster For PFW Software ● EWorkplace Solutions, Inc., developers of manufacturing and ebusiness applications for mid-market manufacturers, has sold its BatchMaster for PFW product line to Best Software, Inc. eWorkplace…
    08.09.05

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    JOHNSON POLYMER AND

    Johnson Polymer now has west coast manufacturing capabilities in the U.S., through a long-term contract manufacturing agreement with Essential Industries, Inc. that enables it to use Essential’s Fernley, NV polymer reactor plant. Last year…
    08.09.05

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    ISP Completes Acquisition of

    International Specialty Products Inc. (ISP) has completed its acquisition of the industrial biocides business of Creanova Inc., which includes Fungitrol fungicides, Nuosept preservatives, Nuocide fungicides and algaecides and Biotrend biocides. I…
    08.09.05