• PPG to Exhibit at Minnesota Paint & Powder Coating Expo’15

    March 10, 2015
    || PPG Industries will display three new coating products featuring proprietary PPG coating technology, including one powder, one electrocoat (e-coat) and one liquid coating, at the 2015 Minnesota Paint & Powder Coating Expo, at Century College in W…

  • Axalta Expands Customer Training Facilities to Boost Waterborne Coatings Market in Japan

    March 10, 2015
    || Axalta Coating Systems has expanded its customer training facilities for refinish technicians in Japan. The recently re-opened facility, located in Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefecture, is designed to provide additional resources to help body shop refinish…

  • BASF Presents European Construction Project BuildTog at MIPIM in Cannes

    March 10, 2015
    || BASF will present the European research and construction project BuildTog at MIPIM (Le marché international des professionnels de l’immobilier) event in Cannes, France at booth C21.B7. The aim of the project is to create solutions f…

  • Axalta Inaugurates Waterborne Coatings Facility for Automobile Market in Shanghai

    March 10, 2015
    || Axalta Coating Systems has opened a latest generation manufacturing facility in Shanghai to produce waterborne coatings for China’s growing automobile market. The newest and one of Axalta’s most advanced waterborne production facilities,…

  • Perstorp Starts-up Oxo Unit

    March 10, 2015
    || Production of key raw materials for Perstorp’s innovative general purpose PVC plasticizers, Valeraldehyde and 2-propylheptanol and associated chemicals at a major extension to Perstorp’s main plant in Stenugsund, Sweden has begun on time.…

  • Wacker Expands Production Capacity for Dispersions in USA

    March 9, 2015
    || Wacker Chemie AG is expanding its existing vinyl acetate-ethylene copolymer (VAE) dispersions production facilities in the United States. The Munich-based chemical company will add a new reactor with an annual capacity of 85,000 metric tons at its Ca…

  • AkzoNobel, Givaudan Win Food Industry Innovation Award with OneGrain

    March 9, 2015
    || The 2015 Future Ingredients Showcase Award was presented to OneGrain TS M100 for processed meats, part of a range of OneGrain mineral salts which uses less sodium without compromising on quality or taste. "We are very proud to have received t…

  • Sibelco UK Announces 25% Shareholding in Glassflake

    March 9, 2015
    || Glassflake Ltd., which has more than 30 years of experience in developing glass flake products, has announced that it has joined forces with Sibelco UK Ltd., international supplier of advanced industrial minerals, with Sibelco taking a 25.1% sha…

  • Henkel Shares Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Future of Vehicle Development

    March 9, 2015
    || Due to the speed of automotive advancement and the industry's efforts to meet higher fuel efficiency standards, there is greater importance and growth of automotive-grade adhesives, sealants and surface technologies in future vehicle development.…

  • SGL Group, BASF Successfully Conclude Joint Material Research

    March 9, 2015
    || The Carbon Company and the chemical company BASF have concluded the joint research of a new composite material system as an important development step of their collaboration. The system aims at enhancing the cost-effectiveness of manufacturing thermo…

  • BASF to Hold First of Three Science Symposia This Month

    March 9, 2015
    || The first of three science symposia being held by BASF in the year of its 150th anniversary will be held March 9-10 in Ludwigshafen. More than 600 top ranking scientists from academia and business will be discussing the entir…

  • Sika AG: Takeover Board Takes Opt-Out Decision

    March 9, 2015
    || On March 5, the Swiss Takeover Board decided that the Opting-Out of Sika AG pursuant to article 5 of the articles of incorporation is valid as such. The Takeover Board has explicitly not decided the question whether in view of the proposed transactio…

  • BASF Now Offers Bio-Based PolyTHF

    March 6, 2015
    || BASF has made bio-based Polytetrahydrofuran 1000 (PolyTHF 1000) available for the first time. The company is now providing this intermediate to selected partners for testing various applications in a large scale. “The bio-based PolyTHF 1000 is…

  • Tiger Coatings Launches B2B Website

    March 6, 2015
    || The surface specialist Tiger Coatings has relaunched its website for industrial clients. "The website 'tiger-coatings.com' has been redesigned and is now compatible with PC, tablet and mobile devices," said Christian Ebenberger, Ma…

  • BASF Shows Latest Innovations at JEC in Paris

    March 6, 2015
    || As a supplier and development partner for composite applications involving polyurethanes, epoxy resins and thermoplastics, BASF will be participating in the "JEC Composites Show", which runs from March 10-12, 2015 in Paris, Hall 7.2, Booth…

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