• Allnex Unveils UCECOAT 7788 for Water-based UV Curable Wood Coatings

    September 16, 2013
    || Allnex has introduced UCECOAT 7788, a cost-effective, innovative solution for formulators of water-based UV curable wood coatings looking to differentiate and customize their products, according to the company. UCECOAT 7788 is a tin and VOC-free rad…

  • Arkema Kynar Aquatec at ABRAFATI 2013

    September 16, 2013
    || Arkema has developed Kynar Aquatec latex, a platform of latex emulsions for waterborne coatings. Arkema's new innovative platform of water-based PVDF fluoropolymer latex emulsions are used by paint formulators to make premium weatherable water-ba…

  • Allnex Unveils UCECOAT 7788 for Water-based UV Curable Wood Coatings

    September 16, 2013
    || Allnex has introduced UCECOAT 7788, a cost-effective, innovative solution for formulators of water-based UV curable wood coatings looking to differentiate and customize their products, according to the company. UCECOAT 7788 is a tin and VOC-free rad…

  • Celanese to Address Challenges through its International Impact Program

    September 16, 2013
    || "Be innovative, committed and collaborative to help make the world a better place.” This is one of the missions of Celanese, a global technology and specialty materials company. This mission is driving the announcement of the Celanese Int…

  • Hempel Unveils Hempaguard Hull Coating

    September 16, 2013
    || Hempel introduced Hempaguard, a groundbreaking hull coating concept for the shipping industry that offers outstanding resistance to fouling during idle periods and significant fuel savings, according to the company,  The new patented technology,…

  • Valspar Introduces Valde ECP

    September 16, 2013
    || The Valspar Corporation has announced the commercial introduction of Valde ECP, a patent pending powder coating system that delivers superior edge corrosion protection, in the most efficient and cost effective manner possible, according to the compan…

  • AkzoNobel Retains DJSI Number One Ranking

    September 13, 2013
    || AkzoNobel has again been ranked in the number one position on the influential Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), heading the newly named Materials industry group (previously the Chemicals supersector). According to the firm, the latest listing…

  • ManpowerGroup: Asian Companies Must Prioritize Leadership Development

    September 13, 2013
    || ManpowerGroup, a leader in innovative workforce solutions and World Economic Forum (WEF) strategic partner, warns that businesses in Asia must prioritize developing high-potential leadership talent that can grow their organizations on a global scale…

  • SME Announces Forthcoming Executive Leadership Change

    September 13, 2013
    || After eight years of leading SME, and 10 years of being part of SME’s staff leadership team, Executive Director/CEO Mark Tomlinson, CMfgE, EMCP, along with the organization’s Board of Directors, are pleased to announce their efforts to be…

  • AkzoNobel Retains DJSI Number One Ranking

    September 13, 2013
    || AkzoNobel has again been ranked in the number one position on the influential Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), heading the newly named Materials industry group (previously the Chemicals supersector). According to the firm, the latest listing…

  • LINE-X Protective Coatings Launches "Toughen Up Your Tailgate" Facebook Sweepstakes Promotion

    September 13, 2013
    || LINE-X Protective Coatings, the nation's leading developer and provider of high performance protective coatings now celebrating its 20th anniversary, today announced the launch of a new social media sweepstakes promotion, "Toughen Up Your Ta…

  • Concha Appointed to Board of Directors of Applied Minerals, Inc.

    September 13, 2013
    || Applied Minerals, Inc., a leading global producer of halloysite clay and high-grade iron oxide, has appointed Mario Concha, former president of the Chemical Division of Georgia Pacific, Inc., to its Board of Directors. The appointment of Concha expan…

  • Best Paper Award at the Coating for Africa Show

    September 13, 2013
    || A technical paper that explains the science behind an innovation for paints and coatings from Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. was honored as the best paper at the Coating for Africa Show in Johannesburg, South Africa. The paper, entitled “Vi…

  • BASF Announces Plans for U.S. Polyurethane CASE Distributor

    September 13, 2013
    || BASF announced that it has appointed Archway Sales Inc., as a distributor for polyurethane chemicals to the Coatings, Adhesives & Binders, Sealants and Elastomers (CASE) market in the Ohio Valley. Effective January 1, 2014, Archway will be a nati…

  • Concha Appointed to Board of Directors of Applied Minerals, Inc.

    September 13, 2013
    || Applied Minerals, Inc., a leading global producer of halloysite clay and high-grade iron oxide, has appointed Mario Concha, former president of the Chemical Division of Georgia Pacific, Inc., to its Board of Directors. The appointment of Concha expan…