• Dianal America, Inc. Increasing Resin Prices

    October 18, 2013
    || Effective November 18, 2013, Dianal America, Inc. is increasing the prices on their resins by up to $0.13/lb.  This increase is driven by increasing raw material and other costs.…

  • Lanxess Customers Show Sample Parts

    Lanxess Customers Show Sample Parts

    October 18, 2013
    || Genomatica announced that additional companies have made sample parts that use BDO made with its bio-based process technology. In June, Lanxess announced that it had converted 20 tons of BDO made with Genomatica's process at their world-scal…

  • Powder Coatings Institute To Hold Webinar

    October 18, 2013
    || WEBINAR: Quality Control and Powder Coating UNDERSTANDING TOOLS AVAILABLE AND HOW TO USE THEM EFFICIENTLY November 5, 2013 (10:00 - 11:00 am CST) Presenter: David Beamish,DeFelsko Corporation Details: In today’s competitive environment, custom…

  • Dianal America, Inc. Increasing Resin Prices

    October 18, 2013
    || Effective November 18, 2013, Dianal America, Inc. is increasing the prices on their resins by up to $0.13/lb.  This increase is driven by increasing raw material and other costs.…

  • Colorcon and Evonik Sign Marketing Agreement for Acryl-EZE

    October 17, 2013
    || Colorcon Inc. and Evonik Industries AG have signed a cooperation agreement for the marketing and technical support of Acryl-EZE, aqueous acrylic enteric system. Acryl-EZE fully formulated coating systems are produced by Colorcon and contain EUDRAGIT…

  • Huntsman to Relocate Surfactants Business to Europe

    October 17, 2013
    || The Performance Products division of Huntsman Corporation  plans to re-focus its surfactants business in Europe. The company plans to transition away from a number of surfactant assets and product lines that have commoditized and to focus on de…

  • BASF Receives Frost & Sullivan Award for Resins for Protective Coatings

    October 17, 2013
    || BASF receives the 2013 Product Line Strategy Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan based on a recent analysis of the European resins for protective coatings market. The award recognizes the extent to which the product line meets customer base de…

  • AkzoNobel Opens New Dutch Lab

    October 17, 2013
    || AkzoNobel has opened a new center for research at its Sassenheim site in the Netherlands. Along with a research center in Slough in the UK and Singapore, the Dutch location is now one of the main research centers for AkzoNobel's Decorative Paints…

  • Innovative Process from BASF Allows Flexible Use of Renewable Feedstocks in the Integrated Productio

    October 17, 2013
    || BASF, working in cooperation with TÜV SÜD (a third-party certification body), has developed an innovative mass balance approach for the use of renewable feedstocks in the integrated production. The process is available immediately for many…

  • AkzoNobel Opens New Dutch Lab

    October 17, 2013
    || AkzoNobel has opened a new center for research at its Sassenheim site in the Netherlands. Along with a research center in Slough in the UK and Singapore, the Dutch location is now one of the main research centers for AkzoNobel's Decorative Paints…

  • Colorcon and Evonik Sign Marketing Agreement for Acryl-EZE

    October 17, 2013
    || Colorcon Inc. and Evonik Industries AG have signed a cooperation agreement for the marketing and technical support of Acryl-EZE, aqueous acrylic enteric system. Acryl-EZE fully formulated coating systems are produced by Colorcon and contain EUDRAGIT…

  • Huntsman to Relocate Surfactants Business to Europe

    October 17, 2013
    || The Performance Products division of Huntsman Corporation  plans to re-focus its surfactants business in Europe. The company plans to transition away from a number of surfactant assets and product lines that have commoditized and to focus on de…

  • PPG Reports Third Quarter Results

    October 17, 2013
    || PPG Industries  reported third quarter 2013 net sales of $4 billion, up 17 percent versus the prior year. Third quarter 2013 reported net income from continuing operations was $220 million, or $1.52 per diluted share, and adjusted net income fro…

  • BASF receives Frost & Sullivan Award for Resins for Protective Coatings

    October 17, 2013
    || BASF receives the 2013 Product Line Strategy Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan based on a recent analysis of the European resins for protective coatings market. The award recognizes the extent to which the product line meets customer base de…

  • New BASF Coatings Partner Published

    October 17, 2013
    || The North American economy is still on the road to recovery and the automotive market in particular is on the upswing. The current issue of the BASF Coatings Partner e-journal (www.coatingspartner.com) focuses on developments in the automotive indust…