• Ross Large Capacity Dual-Shaft Mixers

    December 2, 2013
    Ross Dual-Shaft Mixers deliver an ideal balance of bulk flow agitation and high speed dispersion required in the processing of viscous pastes, gels, suspensions, slurries and emulsions. These machines feature two independently-driven agitators than r…

  • Joseph Majewski Appointed Chief Executive Officer of ChromaScape, Inc.

    December 2, 2013
    George M. Chase, Chairman and CEO of ChromaScape, Inc., today announced he will relinquish the title of CEO effective January 1, 2014.  Mr. Chase will continue as ChromaScape’s Chairman of the Board of Directors, while focusing on company…

  • Allied Market Research Offers Detailed Analysis of Global PLA Market Covering Key Applications

    December 2, 2013
    Polylactic Acid (PLA) is thermoplastic polyester derived from renewable feedstock such as corn starch, sugarcane, wheat, tapioca roots. PLA has wide application such as in Packaging, Textile, Agriculture, Transportation, Bio-Medical and Electronics i…

  • BASF Receives 2013 Animal Protection Research Prize

    December 2, 2013
    ASF has been awarded the  “32nd Research Prize for the promotion of methodological work aimed at reducing and replacing animal experimentation” in Berlin. The research team “Experimental Toxicology and Ecology” received t…

  • Dow Announces Carve-Out Scope for $5 Billion of Commodity Chemicals Businesses

    December 2, 2013
    The Dow Chemical Company detailed the scope of a separation of a significant portion of its chlorine value chain. These assets are being carved out for future transactions, and represent up to $5 billion of total annual revenue, inclusive of sales on…

  • BASF to Increase Prices for Butanediol and Derivatives

    December 2, 2013
    With immediate effect, or as existing contracts permit, BASF will increase its selling prices for the following products in Europe: 1,4 Butanediol (BDO) +50 Euro/mt Tetrahydrofuran (THF) +70 Euro/mt Polytetramethylene ether glycol (PolyTHF®) +70…

  • Archroma Names New COO

    November 29, 2013
    Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, and the former textile, paper and emulsions businesses of Clariant, has named Stephan Sielaff chief operating officer. Based in Reinach, Switzerland, Sielaff will oversee the business'…

  • PPG Aerospace Form-In-Place Sealant Tape Qualified to Aerospace Specification

    November 29, 2013
    PPG Industries’ aerospace business has qualified PRC FIP Strip form-in-place sealant tape to SAE International’s Aerospace Material Specification 3379 for polysulfide rubber preformed strips used to seal removable doors, skins and panels.…

  • BASF and the Petroleum Institute Cooperate on Gas Treatment Research

    November 29, 2013
     BASF and the Petroleum Institute (PI) of Abu Dhabi intend to develop new processes for removing aggressive sulfur compounds from acid gases in a research collaboration. The two parties signed the agreement these days. The research activities o…

  • BASF Produces First Commercial Volumes of Butanediol from Renewable Raw Material

    November 29, 2013
    BASF has produced its first commercial volumes of 1,4-butanediol (BDO) from renewable raw material, and is offering this product to customers for testing and commercial use. The production process relies on a patented fermentation technology from Gen…

  • Archroma Names New COO

    November 29, 2013
    Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, and the former textile, paper and emulsions businesses of Clariant, has named Stephan Sielaff chief operating officer. Based in Reinach, Switzerland, Sielaff will oversee the business'…

  • PPG Clearcoats Gain GM Approval

    November 29, 2013
    General Motors has given global approval for use of select PPG clearcoats for warranty repairs on its vehicles. The approved products include PPG’s NEXA AUTOCOLOR P190-6800 HS Express Clearcoat, ENVIROBASE High Performance EC800 Ultra Fast 2.1…

  • PPG Aerospace Form-In-Place Sealant Tape Qualified to Aerospace Specification

    November 29, 2013
    PPG Industries’ aerospace business has qualified PRC FIP Strip form-in-place sealant tape to SAE International’s Aerospace Material Specification 3379 for polysulfide rubber preformed strips used to seal removable doors, skins and panels.…

  • CIL Unveils Results of National Survey on Canadian Paint Habits

    November 29, 2013
    Color in home decor may be all the rage, but Canadians are stuck on neutrals. That’s the finding of a countrywide survey conducted by leading brand CIL paint of Canadian paint habits over the last year. The survey, which polled a sampling of C…

  • PPG Clearcoats Gain GM Approval

    November 29, 2013
    General Motors has given global approval for use of select PPG clearcoats for warranty repairs on its vehicles. The approved products include PPG’s NEXA AUTOCOLOR P190-6800 HS Express Clearcoat, ENVIROBASE® High Performance EC800 Ultra Fast…