• Allex Highlights Resins at Western Coatings Symposium

    October 22, 2013
    || Allnex is showcasing its broad range of liquid coating resin, energy curable resin, powder coating resin, crosslinker and additive technologies at the Western Coatings Symposium 2013 held at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada from October 20-23, 2…

  • AkzoNobel Q3 Results 2013

    October 22, 2013
    || Akzo Nobel N.V. reported third quarter revenues of €3,778 million, 5 percent lower compared with the same period last year. The decrease was a consequence of adverse currency effects and divestments. Lower restructuring costs and higher volumes…

  • ISG Static Mixers for High Viscosity (Laminar Flow) Applications

    October 22, 2013
    || The Ross Interfacial Surface Generator (ISG) is a patented Static Mixer (US Patent No. 3404869) designed for laminar flow processes such as blending a minor component into a viscous stream. Despite having very different viscosities or densities, flui…

  • Lucite International, Inc. Announces Resin Price Increase

    October 22, 2013
    || "Effective Nov. 1, 2013, Lucite International, Inc. announced a price increase of up to 5% for all Elvacite, Colacryl and Lucite solid bead acrylic grades for shipments in North America.  The continuing pressure from increasing prices in ra…

  • PolyOne To Expand Operations in India

    October 21, 2013
    || PolyOne has begun construction on a new state-of-the-art facility in Pune, India, that will manufacture specialty materials, including solid masterbatch, liquid colorant and additives. The facility will operate development labs and the sales and cust…

  • PPG Directors Announce Quarterly Dividend of 61 cents Per Share

    October 21, 2013
    || The board of directors of PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) yesterday declared a regular quarterly dividend of 61 cents per share, payable Dec. 12 to shareholders of record Nov. 11. This marks the company’s 461st consecutive dividend payment. PPG has…

  • Air Quality IX Conference Begins Monday, October 21, 2013

    October 21, 2013
    || The Energy & Environmental Research Center's (EERC's) International Air Quality IX Conference kicks off on Monday, October 21, 2013 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Virginia. The Air Quality IX Conference is the nation&…

  • BASF to Focus on Customers, Chemistry for Sustainable Solutions at Western Coatings Symposium

    October 21, 2013
    || BASF will introduce new chemistries for the coatings industry at the 2013 Western Coatings Symposium and Show (WCS), October 20-23, in Las Vegas, Nevada.  BASF will share solutions for architectural and decorative coatings, as well as for transp…

  • PolyOne To Expand Operations in India

    October 21, 2013
    || PolyOne has begun construction on a new state-of-the-art facility in Pune, India, that will manufacture specialty materials, including solid masterbatch, liquid colorant and additives. The facility will operate development labs and the sales and cus…

  • U.S. Imports for September Surprisingly High

    October 21, 2013
    ||  Zepol Corporation, a leading trade intelligence company, found that U.S. imports for September of 2013 were surprisingly high. September increased by 2% in TEU (twenty-foot-container) volume from last month and 7% from September of last year. T…

  • LINE-X Protective Coatings Launches OwnALINE-X.com

    October 21, 2013
    || LINE-X Protective Coatings, a leading provider of  high performance protective coatings, recently launched an all-new web platform for supporting their quickly growing franchise sales network. OwnALINE-X.com features a multitude of resources for…

  • Western Coatings Symposium Distinguished Service Award

    October 21, 2013
    || The Western Coatings Symposium (WCS) Samson-Adler Distinguished Service Award was introduced in 2009. Named for Maurice Samson (Los Angeles)  and Barry Adler (San Francisco) in recognition of their pioneering efforts during the earliest days of…

  • Western Coatings Symposium Honors Two with Samson-Adler Distinguished Service Award

    October 21, 2013
    || The Western Coatings Symposium (WCS)  honored two people with the Samson-Adler Distinguished Service Award at their biennial meeting in Las Vegas, being held October 21-23. The 2012 recipient is John Buckinger and the 2013 recipient is Jarry Mo…

  • Union Process Manufactures First Attritor with Telescoping Head

    October 18, 2013
    || 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 produced its first ever Attritor with a telescoping h…

  • BASF to Focus on Customers, Chemistry for Sustainable Solutions at WCS 2013

    October 18, 2013
    || BASF will introduce new chemistries for the coatings industry at the 2013 Western Coatings Symposium and Show (WCS), October 20-23, in Las Vegas, Nevada.  BASF will share solutions for architectural and decorative coatings, as well as for transp…