• Momentive Specialty Chemicals Launches New Website

    March 11, 2014
    || A new website from Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.  is now available to help engineers and manufacturers make more informed decisions regarding advanced composites technologies. The new business-focused website allows composite manufacturers…

  • Hardide Signs Agreement with General Electric to Supply Coatings

    March 10, 2014
    || Hardide plc has entered into a strategic supply agreement  with the General Electric Company Inc. The agreement is for the supply of coating to a single component currently used by GE resulting in guaranteed turnover volume to the company of $1.…

  • Myriant Supplies Bio-Succinic Acid to Oxea for Production of Non-phthalate Plasticizers

    March 10, 2014
    || Myriant Corporation, a global renewable chemicals company, has supplied commercial quantities of bio-succinic acid to Oxea, for use in the production of bio-based, phthalate-free plasticizers. The bio-succinic acid is produced at Myriant's plant…

  • Minwax PolyShades Packaging Gets a New Look

    Minwax PolyShades Packaging Gets a New Look

    March 10, 2014
    || Minwax PolyShades, a popular one-step stain and finish for interior wood, provides rich color and durable polyurethane protection in one simple, time-saving step. The product can be applied to bare wood or even over an existing polyurethane finish wi…

  • NACE Comes to San Antonio, Texas, March 9-13

    March 10, 2014
    ||  More than 6,500 professionals who specialize in controlling and preventing the damaging effects of corrosion and rust will attend NACE International's 69th annual CORROSION 2014 Conference and Expo, held March 9-13 at the Henry B. Gonzalez…

  • BASF Helps to Launch Robotics Team at Central Middle School with $5,000 Donation

    March 10, 2014
    || BASF presented a $5,000 donation to Central Middle School in Ascension Parish to launch a robotics team that will compete in the FIRST  LEGO League (FLL). BASF is piloting the program at Central Middle School with the intent of forming additiona…

  • BASF Canada Launches New, Innovative Website

    March 10, 2014
    || BASF Canada recently completed a comprehensive re-design of its website, www.basf.ca The new website offers improved navigation and includes links to interactive videos, podcasts and photos. It also features a searchable product finder which allows v…

  • Kids Create Chemistry at BASF Kids’ Lab

    March 10, 2014
    || BASF Corporation and the Liberty Science Center (LSC) are partnering to present Kids’ Lab, a series of hands-on chemistry workshops for children ages 6 to12 at LSC on select Saturdays and Sundays through July 12. In addition, Kids’ Lab pr…

  • Ross New Cylindrical Ribbon Blenders

    Ross New Cylindrical Ribbon Blenders

    March 10, 2014
    || Ross introduces a new line of Model 42C Cylindrical Ribbon Blenders designed to mix dry powders, wet granulations and paste-like materials with densities up to 100 lb/cu.ft. Available in many sizes from 1/2 to 1,000 cu.ft. working capacity, Cylindric…

  • New National Paint Alliance Formed by Nine Regional Manufacturers To Sell Across North America

    March 7, 2014
    || A new specification option out of the paint industry is available through a strategic alliance forged among nine regional coatings manufacturers: The National Paint Alliance (NPA). For the first time national accounts, their specifiers and buyers &nd…

  • Hempel Supplies Coating Solutions to ECT Delta Terminal for Port Cranes

    March 7, 2014
    || Hempel Protective has recently provided coating solutions, with a volume of 130,000 liters for the biggest port cranes in the world at the ECT Delta Terminal in the port of Rotterdam. There are five huge quay cranes for unloading the largest containe…

  • PPG Commercial Coatings Expands Offering of ECK Products

    March 7, 2014
    || PPG Industries has formed an agreement between the commercial coatings group of its automotive refinish business and Van Nay, LLC, to expand the line of ECK corrosion-prevention products that PPG distributes. PPG now offers the full line of ECK produ…

  • BASF opens global R&D center in Mumbai, India

    March 7, 2014
    ||  BASF SE inaugurated a new global Research and Development (R&D) Center at its Thane site in Navi Mumbai, India, focusing on organic synthesis, advanced process and formulation research, discovery chemistry for modern agricultural solutions,…

  • WACKER POLYMERS to Raise Prices For Dispersions in EMEA

    March 7, 2014
    || WACKER POLYMERS is to raise its prices for VINNAPAS vinyl acetate-ethylene and VINNOL ethylene-vinyl chloride-based copolymer dispersions in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Effective April 1, 2014, WACKER will implement a price increase of…

  • AkzoNobel India Appoints Managing Director

    March 7, 2014
    || The Board of Directors of AkzoNobel India Limited recently approved the appointment of Jayakumar (Jay) Krishnaswamy as managing director of the company. Jayakumar Krishnaswamy replaces Amit Jain, who, upon taking on a larger role within the AkzoNobel…