• Huntsman and Shanghai Chlor-Alkali Chemical to Build MDI Splitter Plant in Shanghai

    July 30, 2014
    Huntsman and Shanghai Chlor-Alkali Chemical Co. Ltd. (SCAC) has announced plans to double the MDI (diphenylmethane diisocyanate) splitting capacity of their joint venture company, Huntsman Polyurethanes Shanghai Ltd. Co.(HPS), at the Shanghai Chemica…

  • D.B. Becker Announces New Hire

    July 29, 2014
    The D.B. Becker Co., Inc. has hired Ahmed Khan as technical account manager. Khan will be responsible for the Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Florida Panhandle regions. Khan brings an extensive background in formulating, technology and market deve…

  • Benjamin Moore Debuts Limited Edition Fenway Collection

    July 29, 2014
    Benjamin Moore is commemorating its 12-year partnership with the Boston Red Sox with the launch of The Fenway Collection, a limited-edition collection of paints featuring the iconic colors of Fenway Park. The Fenway Collection is now available exclus…

  • Superior Materials Expands Territory with Heucotech

    July 29, 2014
    Superior Materials,  Inc., an East Coast distributor, headquartered in Garden City New York, has expanded its territory with Heucotech Ltd. Effective August 1, 2014, Superior Materials’ expanded region for Heucotech will include Maryland a…

  • AkzoNobel Expands Superior Materials

    July 29, 2014
    AkzoNobel Performance Additives has expanded the territory of Superior Materials, Inc. into the Ohio, Kentucky, Southern Indiana, West Virginia and Western Pennsylvania markets. This expansion will be effective on August 15, 2014 and will include the…

  • Michelman Launches Hydraban 430, a Water Resistant Coating for Paper

    July 29, 2014
    Michelman has introduced HydraBan 430, a highly water resistant coating for paper and corrugated. Because it imparts a high degree of water repellency, the new coating helps maintain the structural integrity of corrugated shipping boxes while they a…

  • Arkema Opens Production Plant for Methyl Acrylate in Texas

    July 29, 2014
    Arkema has started up its new plant for the production of methyl acrylate, an acrylic acid derivative used in the manufacture of polymers for water treatment, elastomers and engineering polymers. This investment, on its Clear Lake site in Texas, repr…

  • Dow Reports Second Quarter Results

    July 29, 2014
    Dow Chemical  reported earnings of $0.73 per share, or $0.74 per share on an adjusted basis(1) This compares with earnings of $1.87 per share versus the year-ago period, or adjusted earnings of $0.64 per share – representing an increase of…

  • Dow Launches New Website in Poland

    July 29, 2014
     Dow (NYSE: Dow) has launched a Polish language website to serve as a source of information about the company for local stakeholders. The new site will promote and raise awareness of Dow in Poland, provide information about the company’s p…

  • Orion Engineered Carbons Begins Trading On NYSE

    July 28, 2014
    Orion Engineered Carbons S.à r.l. announced that it priced the initial public offering of 19.5 million common shares at a price to the public of $18.00 per share. The shares began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday July 25 under…

  • Eastman Announces 2Q 2014 Financial Results

    July 28, 2014
    Announced earnings from continuing operations, excluding non-core or non-recurring items, of $1.92 per diluted share

  • DKSH Opens Specialty Chemicals Coatings Innovation Center in India

    July 28, 2014
    DKSH’s Business Unit Performance Materials, a leading distributor of specialty chemicals and provider of Market Expansion Services for performance materials, has invested in a specialized facility in India to cater to the significantly growing…

  • BASF Expands Innovation Campus Asia Pacific in Shanghai

    July 28, 2014
     BASF, the world’s leading chemical company, recently broke ground on the second phase of its Innovation Campus Asia Pacific at its Pudong site in Shanghai, China. The €90 million expansion consists of an additional regional research…

  • Oxea Introduces Oxsoft TOTM ST

    July 28, 2014
    Oxea has introduced stabilized TOTM (trioctyl trimellitate or tri-2-ethylhexyl trimellitate) under the brand name Oxsoft TOTM ST into its comprehensive range of phthalate-free plasticizers. The new product is launched to address specific performance…

  • Evonik Gets Excipact Certification for EUDRAGIT Products Produced in Darmstadt

    July 28, 2014
    Evonik has received EXCiPACT certification for its EUDRAGIT products produced in Darmstadt. The EXCiPACT certificate confirms that EUDRAGIT is produced and sold in conformity with the EXCiPACT guidelines for good manufacturing practice (GMP). Thanks…

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