• Spectra Colors Appoints New Agent for Southeast USA

    December 18, 2014
    Spectra Colors Corporation has announced the addition of a new sales agent, Deeks & Company, which will be covering accounts for Southeast United States. Deeks & Company Inc. is a third-generation, family-owned company that has been a…

  • Asset Swap Between BASF and Gazprom Will Not be Completed

    December 18, 2014
    BASF and Gazprom have agreed that they will not complete an asset swap, which was planned for the end of the year. “We regret that the asset swap will not be concluded. We will continue our cooperation of over 20 years with Gazprom in our ex…

  • New Orion Brochure Details Nerox 510 Carbon Black Pigment

    December 18, 2014
    A new technical brochure describing the performance of Nerox 510 Carbon Black Pigment for formulating industrial coatings with increased stability and jetness is now available from Orion Engineered Carbons.  The 8-page color brochure contains…

  • New Beadmill Inaugurated at BASF Site in Deeside, UK

    December 18, 2014
    BASF’s Coatings division started up a new Netzsch LMZ25 beadmill at its site in Deeside, UK. The modern mill will be used to manufacture intermediate pigment pastes in the PVC plastisol production process. The beadmill replaces a Cox triple-rol…

  • BASF to Sell Shares in ELLBA Eastern to Joint Venture Partner Shell

    December 18, 2014
    BASF and Shell have reached an agreement for BASF to sell its share in the 50-50 joint venture ELLBA Eastern, Jurong Island, Singapore to Shell. The joint venture, which is operated by Shell, produces styrene monomer and propylene oxide. Financial de…

  • Eastman to Increase Eastman Texanol Ester Alcohol Capacity to Enhance Latex Paints

    December 18, 2014
    Eastman Chemical Company has announced a planned increase in its Eastman Texanol ester alcohol manufacturing capacity in Longview, Texas. The plant expansion is expected to be complete in the second half of 2016 and will increase capacity by more tha…

  • 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…

  • Graco Acquires GeoBlaster

    December 17, 2014
    Graco Inc., a manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, has announced that it has acquired abrasive-blasting equipment manufacturer GeoBlaster Equipment Service and Sales Inc. Based in Dunnville Ontario, GeoBlaster manufactures wet abrasive blasting…

  • USGBC Announces 2014 “Best of Green Schools” Honorees

    December 17, 2014
    The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced the 2014 “Best of Green Schools” recipients, recognizing 10 individuals, institutions, projects and events representing the best environmental efforts i…

  • Timothy Cauffman Named Business Director of Sartomer Americas

    Timothy Cauffman Named Business Director of Sartomer Americas

    December 17, 2014
    Sartomer, a business unit of Arkema Inc., and a global manufacturer of specialty acrylate and methacrylate monomers and oligomers, has announced that Timothy Cauffman has been named business director. In his new role, Cauffman is responsible for driv…

  • LORD Corporation Celebrates 90th Year in Business

    December 17, 2014
    LORD Corporation, a global provider of adhesives, coatings, motion management devices and sensing technologies, celebrates 90 years in business. Initially employing a staff of only six, LORD continues to grow with more than 3,000 employees in 26 coun…

  • Two LA Skyscrapers Featured in Retrospective of Historic Architectural Glass

    December 17, 2014
    Citigroup Center and KPMG Tower, two landmark skyscrapers that have been fixtures on the Los Angeles skyline for more than 30 years, are part of an online retrospective celebrating the 50th anniversary of SOLARBAN glass by PPG Industries. Designed…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

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