• Evonik to Open New Facilities and Production Sites

    January 9, 2014
    Evonik Industries has announced plans to start up new facilities and production capacities, representing an investment volume of close to €1 billion, in high-growth emerging markets in 2014. "By the end of the coming year, we will have impl…

  • OSHA To Hold Live Web Chat on its Proposed Silica Rule

    January 9, 2014
    OSHA To Hold Live Web Chat on its Proposed Silica Rule The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration will host a live Web chat to discuss the agency’s proposed rule on occupational exposure to respirable cr…

  • Registration for 2014 Waterborne Symposium

    January 9, 2014
    PROGRAM DETAILS: Full program details (including abstracts and speakers bio’s) are now available. Registration for the 2014 Waterborne, High-Solids and Powder Coatings Symposium is now open. WHO SHOULD ATTEND: People involved with technical a…

  • Global Economy Growing But May Leave Well-being Behind

    January 9, 2014
    In 2012, gross world product increased to just over $83 trillion, a 4.85 percent increase over 2011. On the surface, this metric supports the argument that the worst of the global recession is in the past; however, the economy continues a pattern of…

  • Sunin Machine Offers Dispersion Mixer

    Sunin Machine Offers Dispersion Mixer

    January 9, 2014
    Sunin Machine offers a dispersion mixer suitable for work in narrow spaces in laboratories, featuring a handy and practical design. The double-purpose mixing cup can be cooled and heated through a pipe connector according to different formulas. The i…

  • PPG Donates $15,000 to Academics in Motion through Steelers Partnership

    PPG Donates $15,000 to Academics in Motion through Steelers Partnership

    January 8, 2014
    The PPG Industries Foundation, in partnership with the Pittsburgh Steelers, has donated $15,000 to Academics in Motion (AIM) to make this national program available in two Pittsburgh-area high schools – Steel Valley and Aliquippa. AIM operates…

  • 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…

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