• 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…

  • BASF Prepares for its 150th Anniversary in 2015

    September 4, 2014
    || BASF is introducing a new claim “We create chemistry” in its logo. This change to the company’s brand identity underlines how BASF collaborates and innovates with customers and partners to contribute to a sustainable future. The new…

  • Archroma Makes Leadership Appointment

    September 4, 2014
    || Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, has appointed Valerie Diele-Braun to the post of president Paper Solutions and EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa). In her new role,  Diele-Braun joins the Archroma Leadership Team an…

  • Global Aerospace Coatings Market is Projected to Reach $2,991.38 Million by 2019

    September 4, 2014
    || The report "Aerospace Coatings Market by End-user Industry (Commercial, Military & General Aviation), by User Type (Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) & Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO)), & by Region (North America, Europe…

  • Evonik Announces Specialty Silica Capacities' Expansion in Japan

    September 4, 2014
    || Evonik Industries has announced an expansion of its specialty silica capacities in Ako, Japan through a holding in DSL Japan Co. Ltd. (DSL). Evonik holds 51 percent of shares in DSL, a joint venture with the Japanese Shionogi & Co. Ltd. The expan…

  • PPG Launches New Ads Highlighting Coatings Innovation, Sustainability, Color Leadership

    September 4, 2014
    ||  PPG Industries has launched  an updated global corporate marketing campaign aimed at increasing awareness of how the world’s leading coatings and specialty materials company helps its customers in a wide range of markets with coating…

  • Dow Declares Quarterly Dividend of 37 Cents Per Share

    September 4, 2014
    || The Dow Chemical Company has declared a dividend of 37 cents per share, payable October 30, 2014, to shareholders of record on September 30, 2014. This marks the 412th consecutive cash dividend issued by the Company. Dow has paid its shareholders ca…

  • American Photonics and Boss Laser to Attend FABTECH 2014 Tradeshow

    September 4, 2014
    || American Photonics Company (APC), a U.S. manufacturer of precision infrared optics and specialty coatings will exhibit at the upcoming FABTECH Tradeshow in Atlanta, GA, November 11-13. FABTECH is North America’s largest metal forming, fabricat…