• Tom Parker Joins Rudd Company

    September 8, 2014
    || Rudd Company has appointed Tom Parker vice president of sales. Parker brings more than 15 years of executive sales management experience in the coatings industry, with a strong focus in the wood finishes segment in both floor finishes and lacquer.…

  • PPG to Display DG-KOTE Coatings Solutions at GlassBuild America

    September 8, 2014
    || PPG Industries' performance glass coatings group will display its full line of DG-KOTE mirror, decorative and specialty coatings solutions at GlassBuild America, the Glass, Window and Door Expo, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Sept. 9-11. Br…

  • ShawCor Announces Completion of Sale of Brazilian Joint Venture Interest

    September 8, 2014
    || ShawCor Ltd. has completed the sale of its Socotherm division's joint venture interest in Socotherm Brasil, first announced in December 2013, to its joint venture partner, Tenaris. Socotherm Brasil operates a pipe coating facility which is manage…

  • Evonik to Start a New Facility for Functionalized Polybutadienes at Marl, Germany

    September 8, 2014
    || Evonik has invested in its German operations with new large-scale industrial plants, capacity expansions, and new research centers. The company plans to invest some two billion Euros of the extensive investment program it has developed as part of its…

  • Hempel Opens Second Plant in Nashik

    September 8, 2014
    || Hempelvhas expanded its footprint in India. After the success of its first manufacturing facility in the country, which opened in Nasik Maharastra in 2011, the Danish-based company has inaugurated a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Nash…

  • Ross Offers Low Pressure Drop Static Mixers Designed for Turbulent Flow

    September 8, 2014
    || Ross LPD and LLPD Static Mixers promote composition and temperature uniformity by increasing turbulence while keeping pressure loss very low. The LPD Static Mixer consists of a series of baffles or “elements” discriminately positioned in…

  • BASF Increases Prices in Europe for Methylamine and Methylamine Derivatives

    September 8, 2014
    || With immediate effect, BASF is increasing its European sales prices for methylamines and methylamine derivatives as follows, Methylamine (Mono-, Di-, Tri-) + € 50 per metric ton Dimethylaminopropylamine (DMAPA) + € 40 per metric ton Dim…

  • Abstracts for Waterborne Symposium Due in One Week

    September 8, 2014
    || The School of Polymers and High Performance Materials at The University of Southern Mississippi has issued a call for papers for presentation at the 42nd Annual International Waterborne Symposium, February 9-13, 2015 in New Orleans. Papers should rel…

  • Union Colours To Open Fourth Technical Center in India

    September 5, 2014
    || Union Colours, the international division of Longyu Pigments & Chemicals Corporation, will open it fourth Technical Center. Situated in Vapi, Gujarat, India it will complement their others located in the UK, China and South Africa. These centers…

  • Union Colours Appoints New Sales Director

    September 5, 2014
    || Union Colours Ltd. has appointed Oliver Pfefferkorn sales dDirector. Pfefferkorn is based in Hamburg, Germany. He was previously managing director of distributor RAIMUND MUELLER GMBH & CO. KG, Germany and brings a wealth of 20 years of experience…

  • Accessa Coatings Solutions Opens New Ohio Location

    September 5, 2014
    || Accessa Coatings Solutions has opened a new facility in Millersburg, Ohio, to better serve commercial coatings customers in northern Ohio and western Pennsylvania. As a part of this growth, Accessa moved its operations in Mount Hope, Ohio, to the lar…

  • Allnex Signs Joint Venture for Amino Crosslinker Resins

    September 5, 2014
    || Allnex and Eternal Materials Co., Ltd. signed a Joint Venture agreement with a view to manufacture and supply Allnex’s CYMEL and Eternal’s ETERMINO amino crosslinker resins in Greater China. The joint venture will invest in a new manufact…

  • Valspar Offers 70 Percent PVDF Fluropon Exterior Coatings for Architectural Products

    September 5, 2014
    || With its high durability and large color palette, Valspar's Fluropon® exterior coatings have become an industry standard for both metal coil coating and aluminum extrusion applications. These field-proven, high-performance, 70 percent polyvin…

  • Scott Bader Exhibits at China Composites Expo

    September 5, 2014
    || Scott Bader Asia Pacific is exhibiting advanced composites at the 20th China International Composites Industrial Technical Expo (CCE 2014), taking place from 3-5 September at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Centre. This year, the…

  • CPI Announces Finalists for 2014 Polyurethane Innovation Award

    September 5, 2014
    || The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council (ACC)  announced BASF Corporation, Dow and Novomer, Inc., as the finalists for the 2014 Polyurethane Innovation Award. Attendees at the 2014 Polyurethanes Technica…