• Altana Expands its Business in Brazil Through Acquisitions

    December 22, 2014
    Specialty chemicals Group Altana has acquired two companies in Brazil. As a result, the Actega division now has its own sites in South America's largest country. Both of the acquired companies are owner-operated and headquartered in the federal s…

  • Union Process Delivers Another S-400 Batch Attritor

    December 22, 2014
    Union Process, Inc., known globally as a manufacturer of particle size reduction and dispersing equipment as well as related services for a broad range of research and industrial applications, has manufactured and delivered another large S-400 Batch…

  • Dampney Launches Thurmalox 282 Stainless Steel High Temperature Paint

    December 19, 2014
    A new ready-to-use, high-heat stainless steel paint that will not discolor, chip, crack, or peel at temperatures up to 1200°F for a wide range of industrial, automotive, and consumer product applications is being introduced by Dampney Company, In…

  • International Parking Institute, Green Parking Council Collaborate with GBCI

    December 19, 2014
    In recognition of the importance of sustainable parking facilities and practices to the development of sustainable communities, the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI), the certification body for the U.S. Green Building Council’s glob…

  • PPG Enters Into Exclusive Negotiations to Acquire Revocoat

    December 19, 2014
    PPG Industries has announced that it has entered into exclusive negotiations with the Axson Group to acquire Revocoat, a global supplier of sealants, adhesives and damper products for the automotive industry. PPG expects the transaction to close in…

  • Dürr Right on Track in the Asian Market

    December 19, 2014
    Mechanical and plant engineering firm Dürr has recently deployed its hi-tech EcoDryScrubber solution in the highly competitive Japanese market. The EcoDryScrubber is environmentally-friendly and leverages dry separation to capture and…

  • George Murphy Named Custom Milling & Consulting's National Sales Manager

    December 19, 2014
    Custom Milling & Consulting, Inc. has announced that George Murphy has joined the company as National Sales Manager. Murphy brings with him a wealth of knowledge in chemical processing, and has many years of experience as a sales representative i…

  • 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…

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