• Flowcrete Americas Expands to Support Business Growth

    July 21, 2014
    Flowcrete Americas has moved its center of operations to a new facility to meet a rise in demand for its specialist polymer floor systems across the U.S., Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean. The 30,000 square foot facility, located in Spring, T…

  • Coatings for Industry Names Jim Peterson Industrial Sales Manager

    July 21, 2014
     Coatings for Industry (CFI), a direct-to-contractor supplier of industrial coating products, announces it has hired flooring industry veteran Jim Peterson as its Industrial Sales Manager.  In this role, Peterson will be in charge of busine…

  • BASF Inaugurates its Largest European Production Plant

    July 21, 2014
    BASF today inaugurated its new production plant for mobile emissions catalysts in Sroda Slaska, a Special Economic Zone near Wroclaw, Poland. The grand opening event was attended by a number of national and local government officials, including Polis…

  • PPG Reaches Agreement to Sell Mt. Zion Float Glass Manufacturing Facility

    July 21, 2014
    PPG Industries announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell substantially all the assets of its Mt. Zion, Illinois, glass manufacturing facility to automotive glass manufacturer Fuyao Glass America Inc. The sale is expected to close i…

  • HMG Paints' Pioneering Future Entrepreneurship

    July 21, 2014
    Eight students aged 14-15 from Manchester Communication Academy have successfully completed the first stage of their pioneering Future Entrepreneurship Partnership at HMG Paints Ltd. HMG Paints, the UK’s largest independent industrial paints m…

  • BASF Raises Prices for 1,6-Hexanediol in Europe

    July 21, 2014
    BASF increases its prices for 1,6-hexanediol (HDO) in Europe with immediate effect or as contracts allow by 150 Euro per ton. The price adjustment will be done to reflect the increased operating, logistics as well as raw material costs and to assure…

  • Munson Machinary to Expand Headquarters

    July 21, 2014
    Munson Machinery is expanding the size of its Utica, New York, headquarters by approximately one-third, it was announced by Charles Divine, President and CEO. “The expansion will boost our fabrication and assembly capabilities to increase prod…

  • Sherwin-Williams Receives Top Honors

    July 21, 2014
    For the eighth time, CertaPro Painters honored Sherwin-Williams with its “Platinum Supplier of the Year” award, the highest distinction presented annually to its suppliers. Sherwin-Williams was voted Supplier of the Year at CertaPro Pain…

  • PPG Directors Announce Quarterly Dividend of 67 Cents Per Share

    July 18, 2014
    The board of directors of PPG Industries declared a regular quarterly dividend of 67 cents per share, payable Sept. 12 to shareholders of record Aug. 11. This marks the company’s 464th consecutive dividend payment. PPG has paid uninterrupted a…

  • BASF Receives Registration for First Wood Protection Nets

    July 18, 2014
     The novel, patented net technology Storanet has received registration for commercialization in Germany. BASF can now provide the first non-liquid technology to prevent pest problems in harvested timber. Since it does not need to be applied with…

  • Bayer Unveils INSQIN for PU Coated Fabrics

    July 18, 2014
    Bayer MaterialScience, one of the world's leading polymer producers, has launched INSQIN, a novel turnkey solution for a new generation of polyurethane (PU) coated fabrics. The launch marks a new chapter in the footwear and apparel sector, in whi…

  • Lignin-based Value Added Chemical Product Expected to Launch in 2021

    July 18, 2014
    Lignin, a component of lignocellulosic biomass and a common byproduct stream from cellulosic conversion processes, has a potential market worth of USD242 billion across 13 select products alone, but commercialization of these lignin derived chemicals…

  • 3M Super 77 Celebrates 50 Years of Innovation

    July 18, 2014
     In 1964, 3M revolutionized the way people thought about traditional glue with an innovative formula able to be dispensed from an aerosol can. Fifty years later, this was the idea that started it all and Super 77™ from 3M remains the leade…

  • Hemmelrath strengthens international presence – New location in Russia

    July 18, 2014
    On June 24, 2014, Hemmelrath Lackfabrik GmbH founded the company’s first Russian branch, Hemmelrath RUS, in Nizhny Novgorod.  With the new location, Hemmelrath opens up the Russian OEM market for itself and lays the foundation for further…

  • New software for Malvern’s NanoSight NTA Systems Improves User Experience

    July 18, 2014
    Malvern Instruments has launched NTA 3.0, a new version of the software that drives its NanoSight Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis (NTA) systems. With an improved, easy-to-use interface, the new NTA 3.0 software makes accessing programs and protocols q…