• Sika to Meet With Investors

    December 17, 2014
    || In response to numerous requests from shareholders and with the intent of entering into a constructive dialogue, Sika will discuss the situation resulting from the planned transaction between the Burkard Family and Saint-Gobain with its investors, ba…

  • PPG Awards RMB 330,000 in Scholarships to Students from 10 Chinese Universities in 2014

    December 16, 2014
    || PPG Industries recently staged awarding ceremonies for its 2014 China Scholarship Program at 10 Chinese universities. PPG has sponsored scholarships for Chinese students each year since 2003. This year, the total scholarship amount reaches RMB 330,00…

  • PPG Foundation Supports Hands-On Learning Projects

    December 16, 2014
    || Donna Burlison, customer service representative at PPG Industries’ industrial coatings manufacturing facility in Mount Vernon, Illinois, has presented a PPG Industries Foundation check for $1,000 to Rome Grade School teachers Chad Beckham and J…

  • Eastman Acquires Commonwealth Laminating & Coating, Inc.

    December 16, 2014
    || Eastman Chemical Company has completed the acquisition of Commonwealth Laminating & Coating, Inc. The acquired business is part of Eastman’s Advanced Materials business segment, and is expected to be accretive to 2015 earnings excluding acq…

  • Vencorex Inaugurates Shanghai Sales Branch in Asia

    December 16, 2014
    || Vencorex inaugurated with stakeholders and Asian customers its Shanghai sales branch. The new entity will serve the Chinese market through dedicated sales organization, market development, technical support as well as customer service. A warehouse…

  • PPG Offers Paper Color Samples for Select Duranar Coatings

    December 16, 2014
    || PPG Industries’ coil and building products group is now offering 10-by-10-inch paper color samples of 10 Duranar coatings through www.requestppg.com, its on-demand sample- and literature-ordering portal. Sharon Bird, PPG marketing communicatio…

  • RPM Announces Release Date for Fiscal 2015 Second-Quarter Results

    December 16, 2014
    || RPM International Inc. announced that it will release its fiscal 2015 second-quarter results before the stock market opens on Wednesday, January 7, 2015. The results will be issued via newswire and also will be available on the RPM web site at www.RP…

  • Charles Ross & Son Co. Introduces Multi-Shaft Mixers

    December 16, 2014
    || Charles Ross & Son Company has introduced Ross Multi-Shaft Mixers. According to the company, these mixers are ideal for large-scale processing of pastes, gels, dispersions, suspensions and slurries from low to high viscosity. Equipped with two or…

  • Wacker Appoints CEO, CFO, HR Director

    December 15, 2014
    || David Wilhoit has been named President & CEO, Wacker Chemical Corporation. He joins Wacker Chemical Corporation as President & CEO following an extensive and progressive career within the Wacker organization. He succeeds Dr. Ingomar Kovar, wh…

  • Maroon Group Sends Care Packages to Military

    December 15, 2014
    || Employees of Maroon Group assembled holiday care packages of needed items to send to troops overseas including toothpaste, snacks, games, videos, and shampoo. Included in the boxes were nearly 100 handwritten letters and pictures from children at…

  • Ardleigh Minerals Announces New Thermal Spray Technologies

    December 15, 2014
    || Recently, Ardleigh Minerals, Inc. demonstrated their products and services at the FABTECH 2014 exposition and conference in Atlanta. The company now announces these technologies to industry, according to Ernie Q. Petrey, Sr, Ardleigh’s sales an…

  • Hempel Acquires Dutch Coatings Manufacturer Schaepman

    December 15, 2014
    || Hempel has acquired Schaepman’s Lakfabrieken B.V, a leading Dutch supplier of specialised industrial, protective and decorative coatings. The acquisition is part of Hempel’s five-year growth strategy, One Hempel – One Ambition, and…

  • R.E. Carroll Inc. Hires Rachel Lerner as HSE/QA Assistant

    December 12, 2014
    || R.E. Carroll Inc. has announced the addition of Rachel Lerner to its Health/Safety/Environmental/Quality Assurance management team. Rachel will be assisting John Boruta with all items related to Health, Safety Environmental & QA at R.E. Carroll I…

  • PPG Starphire Glass Featured in American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial

    December 12, 2014
    || Starphire ultra-clear glass by PPG Industries is being used in one of the country’s newest landmarks, the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial in Washington, D.C. The memorial, which was dedicated Oct. 5 with President Barack Obama a…

  • Wacker Cooperates with Lindberg & Lund in Finland and Sweden

    December 12, 2014
    || Munich-based chemicals group Wacker has reorganized its silicone distribution business in the Nordic countries. As of March 1, 2015, Lindberg & Lund Oy AB, a subsidiary of the Norwegian chemicals distributor Lindberg & Lund AS, will market ro…