• AkzoNobel Q3 Results 2013

    October 22, 2013
    Akzo Nobel N.V. reported third quarter revenues of €3,778 million, 5 percent lower compared with the same period last year. The decrease was a consequence of adverse currency effects and divestments. Lower restructuring costs and higher volumes…

  • PPG Donates Winter Supplies to Yushu County in China for Sixth Consecutive Year

    PPG Donates Winter Supplies to Yushu County in China for Sixth Consecutive Year

    October 22, 2013
    PPG Industries employees from 11 sites in China recently donated clothing, bedding and school supplies for people in Yushu County, Qinghai Province. The “warm winter” program has been led by PPG volunteers for six consecutive years, and t…

  • ISG Static Mixers for High Viscosity (Laminar Flow) Applications

    ISG Static Mixers for High Viscosity (Laminar Flow) Applications

    October 22, 2013
    The Ross Interfacial Surface Generator (ISG) is a patented Static Mixer (US Patent No. 3404869) designed for laminar flow processes such as blending a minor component into a viscous stream. Despite having very different viscosities or densities, flui…

  • NOF Metal Coatings Group Major Partner of the Wind Power Sector

    October 22, 2013
    A worldwide leader in anti-corrosion protection of metallic parts based on zinc flake chemical compounds in aqueous phase, the NOFMetal Coatings Group is a partner of choice in the automobile industry, the company reported. Having set its reputation…

  • Allex Highlights Resins at Western Coatings Symposium

    October 22, 2013
    Allnex is showcasing its broad range of liquid coating resin, energy curable resin, powder coating resin, crosslinker and additive technologies at the Western Coatings Symposium 2013 held at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada from October 20-23, 2…

  • AkzoNobel Q3 Results 2013

    October 22, 2013
    Akzo Nobel N.V. reported third quarter revenues of €3,778 million, 5 percent lower compared with the same period last year. The decrease was a consequence of adverse currency effects and divestments. Lower restructuring costs and higher volumes…

  • ISG Static Mixers for High Viscosity (Laminar Flow) Applications

    October 22, 2013
    The Ross Interfacial Surface Generator (ISG) is a patented Static Mixer (US Patent No. 3404869) designed for laminar flow processes such as blending a minor component into a viscous stream. Despite having very different viscosities or densities, flui…

  • Lucite International, Inc. Announces Resin Price Increase

    October 22, 2013
    "Effective Nov. 1, 2013, Lucite International, Inc. announced a price increase of up to 5% for all Elvacite, Colacryl and Lucite solid bead acrylic grades for shipments in North America.  The continuing pressure from increasing prices in ra…

  • PolyOne To Expand Operations in India

    October 21, 2013
    PolyOne has begun construction on a new state-of-the-art facility in Pune, India, that will manufacture specialty materials, including solid masterbatch, liquid colorant and additives. The facility will operate development labs and the sales and cust…

  • PPG Directors Announce Quarterly Dividend of 61 cents Per Share

    October 21, 2013
    The board of directors of PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) yesterday declared a regular quarterly dividend of 61 cents per share, payable Dec. 12 to shareholders of record Nov. 11. This marks the company’s 461st consecutive dividend payment. PPG has…

  • Air Quality IX Conference Begins Monday, October 21, 2013

    October 21, 2013
    The Energy & Environmental Research Center's (EERC's) International Air Quality IX Conference kicks off on Monday, October 21, 2013 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Virginia. The Air Quality IX Conference is the nation&…

  • BASF to Focus on Customers, Chemistry for Sustainable Solutions at Western Coatings Symposium

    October 21, 2013
    BASF will introduce new chemistries for the coatings industry at the 2013 Western Coatings Symposium and Show (WCS), October 20-23, in Las Vegas, Nevada.  BASF will share solutions for architectural and decorative coatings, as well as for transp…

  • PolyOne To Expand Operations in India

    October 21, 2013
    PolyOne has begun construction on a new state-of-the-art facility in Pune, India, that will manufacture specialty materials, including solid masterbatch, liquid colorant and additives. The facility will operate development labs and the sales and cus…

  • U.S. Imports for September Surprisingly High

    October 21, 2013
     Zepol Corporation, a leading trade intelligence company, found that U.S. imports for September of 2013 were surprisingly high. September increased by 2% in TEU (twenty-foot-container) volume from last month and 7% from September of last year. T…

  • LINE-X Protective Coatings Launches OwnALINE-X.com

    October 21, 2013
    LINE-X Protective Coatings, a leading provider of  high performance protective coatings, recently launched an all-new web platform for supporting their quickly growing franchise sales network. OwnALINE-X.com features a multitude of resources for…