• Technavio Report: Industrial Coatings Market in APAC 2015-2019

    November 6, 2015
    || Technavio's analysts forecast the industrial coatings market in APAC to grow at a CAGR of 5.49% over the period 2014-2019. Industrial coatings protect steel, aluminium, wood, and plastic from fire, moisture, and corrosion. They also enhance th…

  • Axalta Announces Artists Signature Series at 2015 SEMA Show

    November 5, 2015
    || Axalta Coating Systems has launched its Artists Signature Series at the annual Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) tradeshow in Las Vegas, Nevada, November 3-6, 2015 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.  Axalta’s first palette in…

  • Huber Announces Price Increase for Industrial Ground Calcium Carbonate

    November 5, 2015
    || Huber Carbonates, LLC, a subsidiary of J.M. Huber Corporation, has announced a price increase for its industrial calcium carbonate products. The increase is effective Dec. 1, 2015, or as current contracts allow.  Prices will increase an average…

  • Kohl Marketing Named Distributor of the Year by Orion Engineered Carbons

    November 5, 2015
    || Kohl Marketing of Roswell, Georgia has been named Distributor of the Year for 2014/2015 by Orion Engineered Carbons.  Based near Atlanta, Kohl Marketing is a distributor of specialty chemicals, including Specialty Carbon Black, throughout the So…

  • BASF Starts Up Production Plant for Specialty Amines in Ludwigshafen

    November 5, 2015
    || BASF in Ludwigshafen has started up a world-scale plant for the production of specialty amines. The multi-product plant can manufacture approximately 12,000 metric tons per year of a product range of about 15 amines for different applications. Owing…

  • PPG Reports Increasing Use of Innovel HPS Beverage Can Spray Coatings

    November 5, 2015
    || PPG Industries' packaging coatings business announced that, since the October 2014 launch of INNOVEL HPS coatings, orders of the next-generation internal spray coatings by beverage-can makers have increased continuously. To date, PPG estimates th…

  • BASF Introduces New Elastollan Grades for Food Contact Applications

    November 5, 2015
    || BASF is expanding its Elastollan portfolio (TPU, thermoplastic polyurethane) to include special Food Contact (FC) grades which are suitable for use in applications involving contact with food. The new Elastollan portfolio, which is produced using the…

  • BASF Introduces MasterSeal M 689 for Chemical, Pharmaceutical Industries

    November 5, 2015
    || In chemical and pharmaceutical industries, environmentally hazardous chemicals and liquids are frequently an indispensable part of the production process. They require special measures for safe storage and handling.  Additionally – in orde…

  • PPG Debuts Online Glass Fabricator Locator Tool

    November 5, 2015
    || PPG Industries has launched the PPG Glass Fabricator Locator tool on PPGIdeaScapes.com, enabling website visitors to quickly and easily locate glass fabricators, laminators and commercial window manufacturers that are PPG CERTIFIED FABRICATOR NETWORK…

  • Axalta Speakers Focus on Powder Coating Innovations at Fabtech 2015

    November 5, 2015
    || Axalta Coating Systems, a leading, global manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings, announced two of its knowledgeable professionals will lead technical sessions at the FABTECH 2015 show in Chicago, Illinois on November 9-12, 2015 at McCormick Plac…

  • Sherwin-Williams Announces 3Q Earnings

    November 4, 2015
    || The Sherwin-Williams Co mpany has announced its financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2015. Compared to the same periods in 2014, consolidated net sales increased $1.7 million, or 0.1%, to $3.15 billion in the qu…

  • Molycorp Files Restructuring Plan

    November 4, 2015
    || Molycorp, Inc. and its affiliated debtors today filed a joint plan of reorganization with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware that proposes an emergence from Chapter 11 through either a stand-alone reorganization that would substan…

  • Carestream Contract Manufacturing's Todd Arndorfer Honored

    November 4, 2015
    || Carestream Contract Manufacturing’s Manager of Manufacturing Business Development Todd Arndorfer was awarded an honorable mention in the 2015 AIMCAL John Matteucci Award for Technical Excellence in Web Coating for his technical paper entitled &…

  • DuPont to Consolidate Businesses Within Two Units

    November 4, 2015
    || Chemicals and seed maker DuPont has announced it will consolidate some businesses within two units - one that makes nylon and polyster and another that makes materials such as Kevlar. DuPont said it would combine its protection technologies and bu…

  • PPG Appoints David Bem as CTO

    November 4, 2015
    || PPG Industries announced the appointment of David Bem as vice president, science and technology, and chief technology officer-elect (CTO-elect) effective Nov. 16. In the CTO role, Bem will succeed Charles F. Kahle II, who has announced plans to retir…

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