• RPM Reports Record Fiscal 2014 Second-Quarter Results

    January 8, 2014
    RPM International Inc. today reported record sales, net income and diluted earnings per share for its fiscal 2014 second quarter ended November 30, 2013, driven by volume increases in both its industrial and consumer segments and improved operating m…

  • BASF Leads Development of New ASTM Test Standard

    January 8, 2014
    A collaborative 14-year effort involving BASF, automotive and aerospace original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), material suppliers and test equipment manufacturers has resulted in a new American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) test standard…

  • New Vice President of Sales Joins Resinate Materials Group

    New Vice President of Sales Joins Resinate Materials Group

    January 8, 2014
    Resinate Materials Group, Inc., a provider of high quality, low VOC polyurethane dispersion (PUD) technology to the coatings industry, is pleased to announce Mr. Mark Vasconcellos as its new Vice President of Sales.  Mr. Vasconcellos will be res…

  • PPG to announce fourth quarter 2013 results Jan. 16

    January 8, 2014
      PPG Industries announces the following details for its fourth quarter 2013 earnings release and teleconference call.     Earnings release: Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, before U.S. stock markets open     Telecon…

  • PPG PMC Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Polysiloxane Coatings

    January 8, 2014
    PPG Industries’ protective and marine coatings (PMC) business is celebrating the 20th anniversary of polysiloxane coatings, for which PPG was granted the first patent on Jan. 4, 1994. Tim Knavish, PPG vice president, protective and marine coat…

  • PPG Appoints Bausch Vice President, Global Industrial Coatings

    January 8, 2014
    PPG Industries has appointed Shelley J. Bausch vice president, global industrial coatings, effective Jan. 16. She will report to Viktor Sekmakas, PPG executive vice president. Bausch joins PPG from Dow Corning, where she began her career in 1988. Mo…

  • AkzoNobel Completes Sale of Primary Amides Business to PMC Group

    January 8, 2014
    AkzoNobel has completed the sale of its Primary Amides chemicals business to PMC Group effective December 31, 2013. Financial details were not disclosed. Under the terms of the agreement, a manufacturing facility in Kyungju, South Korea, and al…

  • SUNY-ESF Launches New Radiation Curing Program

    January 7, 2014
    Program consists of three online courses and an Advanced Certificate The State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF), along with RadTech International North America and other collaborators, has launched a ne…

  • New Board Members Elected by RadTech

    January 7, 2014
    RadTech, the non-profit trade association for the advancement of ultraviolet (UV) and electron beam (EB) technologies announces new board members for 2014:  • Lisa Fine, Joules Angstrom, chair of the RadTech Environmental Health and Safety…

  • Donna Feiler Joins New Brook International

    January 7, 2014
    New Brook International, Wyckoff, NJ, announced that Donna Feiler has joined its Customer Service-Sales team. Feiler’s primary roles will be to continue to support existing customers and to broaden the base of New Brook International’s ac…

  • PolyOne Announces Realignment

    January 7, 2014
     PolyOne Corporation, a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, today announced additional realignment actions to better serve customers and to increase utilization of its manufacturing assets in North A…

  • New Method for Predicting Commercialization of Advanced Materials

    January 7, 2014
    New advanced materials like MOFs (metal organic frameworks), advanced high-strength steel, and carbon nanotubes have the potential to enable novel products and disrupt existing businesses.  However, material commercialization timelines are notor…

  • BASF Globally Launches New Cationic Powder Flocculant Range

    January 7, 2014
    BASF is globally launching a new ultra-high molecular weight cationic powder flocculant range with Zetag ULTRA for solid/liquid separation in industrial and municipal waste water treatment. Zetag ULTRA has been developed combining BASF’s long-…

  • PPG Electrocoat Primer Qualified to Aerospace Specification

    January 7, 2014
    PPG Industries’ aerospace coatings group has qualified AEROCRON(TM) electrocoat primer to SAE International’s Aerospace Material Specification 3144 for anodic electrodeposition primer for aircraft applications. Qualifying Aerocron primer…

  • AkzoNobel Powder Coatings Launches New Improved Architectural Warranty up to 30 years

    January 6, 2014
    AkzoNobel Powder Coatings today launched its new and improved warranty system for its AAMA compliant line of architectural coatings. The Interpon D series, which includes a range of products to comply with AAMA 2603, 2604 and 2605 in a vast array of…

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