• Burkhard Quellenberg is Oxea's New Global Director of HR

    March 4, 2015
    Burkhard Quellenberg is the Oxea Group's new Global Director Human Resources. An occupational and organizational psychologist by trade, Quellenberg held a number of positions at the SABIC Europe chemicals corporation, most recently HR Director B…

  • BASF Offers MasterFlow 9800

    March 3, 2015
    BASF and FoundOcean Ltd. have launched an integrated material‑and‑service system for the provision of a new high‑strength grout, MasterFlow 9800, in Edinburgh, UK. The new MasterFlow 9800 high-strength grout is the result of over three years o…

  • AkzoNobel Breaks Ground on New Specialty Chemicals Plant in China

    March 3, 2015
    AkzoNobel’s Specialty Chemicals business recently broke ground on a new alkoxylation facility in Ningbo, China, bringing the company’s total investment in the strategic multi-site to more than €400 million. As well as contributing t…

  • Sika Acquires U.S.-based BMI Products

    March 3, 2015
    Sika will acquire mortar producer BMI Products of Northern California Inc., a U.S.-based company active in production and sales of a full range of mortar products and systems for the construction industry. The acquisition will accelerate Sika's g…

  • PPG Foundation Donates $10,000 to Frontiers of Flight Museum

    PPG Foundation Donates $10,000 to Frontiers of Flight Museum

    March 3, 2015
    The PPG Industries Foundation has donated $10,000 to the Frontiers of Flight Museum in Dallas to support a new science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education program for 6th- through 12th-grade students from two public all-girls schools i…

  • Michelman Introduces Expansive Line of Composite Wood Release Solutions

    March 3, 2015
    Michelman, a global developer and manufacturer of water-based mold release agents and processing aids for use by composite wood manufacturers, will introduce an extensive line of proven industry solutions to the China market at WoodMac China 2015.&nb…

  • Cetec Estimates 20% Growth for 2015

    March 3, 2015
    Cetec has announced its estimate of a 20% sales growth for 2015. "The rather optimistic estimate, especially in such turbulent economic scenario, is supported by a strategy that combines portfolio expansion and the development of custom automati…

  • AkzoNobel Introduces Chartek Bolt Caps in North America

    March 3, 2015
    AkzoNobel has introduced Chartek Bolt Caps into North America, part of its International product line, designed to be an effective, easy-to-install and cost-saving specified solution for high level fire protection on the bolted connections of steel s…

  • RCMA Recognizes its Members with Industry Awards, Names Two New Board of Directors

    March 3, 2015
    The Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA), the international trade association representing manufacturers of cold-applied coatings and cements used for roofing and waterproofing and suppliers of industry products, held its 2015 Annual Meetin…

  • Sika Announces Record Growth in 2014

    March 2, 2015
    In FY 2014, Sika continued its growth and achieved what it calls "the best result in the company's history." Sales reached record levels in all regions and all relevant growth targets for 2014 were exceeded. High growth momentum and dis…

  • RadTech Joins SPG Community as Resource Partner

    March 2, 2015
    The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership has announced that RadTech International North America has become a member of the SGP Community as a Resource Partner. SGP Resource Partners are sustainability subject matter experts who insure that the…

  • BASF Increases Earnings in 4th Quarter and Full Year 2014

    March 2, 2015
    Dr. Kurt Bock, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE said at the company's Annual Press Conference in Ludwigshafen: "We achieved our goal for 2014: We increased earnings – despite the disappointing economic developmen…

  • Archroma Receives FDA Food Contact Approval for Cartaguard KST

    March 2, 2015
    Archroma, a global provider specialty chemicals, announces FDA approval for the use of its new Cartaguard KST in the manufacture of paper and board for food packaging. The highly efficient and effective oil, grease and water resistance additive is…

  • Shareholder Support for Sika Board of Directors Now Exceeds 50 Percent

    March 2, 2015
    An ever-growing number of Sika shareholders are actively opposing Saint-Gobain's plans to take control the company in a hostile takeover, Sika said. Only ten weeks after Saint-Gobain's intentions became public, shareholders representing more…

  • PPG-NATM 2015 Green Manufacturing Award honors Load Trail

    March 2, 2015
    PPG Industries' commercial coatings group and the National Association of Trailer Manufacturers (NATM) have named Load Trail, a Sumner, Texas-based manufacturer of custom-built trailers, the recipient of the 2015 Green Manufacturing Award. Corney…

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