• Lanxess Customers Show Sample Parts

    Lanxess Customers Show Sample Parts

    October 18, 2013
    Genomatica announced that additional companies have made sample parts that use BDO made with its bio-based process technology. In June, Lanxess announced that it had converted 20 tons of BDO made with Genomatica's process at their world-scal…

  • Powder Coatings Institute To Hold Webinar

    October 18, 2013
    WEBINAR: Quality Control and Powder Coating UNDERSTANDING TOOLS AVAILABLE AND HOW TO USE THEM EFFICIENTLY November 5, 2013 (10:00 - 11:00 am CST) Presenter: David Beamish,DeFelsko Corporation Details: In today’s competitive environment, custom…

  • Dianal America, Inc. Increasing Resin Prices

    October 18, 2013
    Effective November 18, 2013, Dianal America, Inc. is increasing the prices on their resins by up to $0.13/lb.  This increase is driven by increasing raw material and other costs.…

  • Colorcon and Evonik Sign Marketing Agreement for Acryl-EZE

    October 17, 2013
    Colorcon Inc. and Evonik Industries AG have signed a cooperation agreement for the marketing and technical support of Acryl-EZE, aqueous acrylic enteric system. Acryl-EZE fully formulated coating systems are produced by Colorcon and contain EUDRAGIT…

  • Huntsman to Relocate Surfactants Business to Europe

    October 17, 2013
    The Performance Products division of Huntsman Corporation  plans to re-focus its surfactants business in Europe. The company plans to transition away from a number of surfactant assets and product lines that have commoditized and to focus on de…

  • BASF Receives Frost & Sullivan Award for Resins for Protective Coatings

    October 17, 2013
    BASF receives the 2013 Product Line Strategy Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan based on a recent analysis of the European resins for protective coatings market. The award recognizes the extent to which the product line meets customer base de…

  • AkzoNobel Opens New Dutch Lab

    October 17, 2013
    AkzoNobel has opened a new center for research at its Sassenheim site in the Netherlands. Along with a research center in Slough in the UK and Singapore, the Dutch location is now one of the main research centers for AkzoNobel's Decorative Paints…

  • Innovative Process from BASF Allows Flexible Use of Renewable Feedstocks in the Integrated Productio

    October 17, 2013
    BASF, working in cooperation with TÜV SÜD (a third-party certification body), has developed an innovative mass balance approach for the use of renewable feedstocks in the integrated production. The process is available immediately for many…

  • AkzoNobel Opens New Dutch Lab

    October 17, 2013
    AkzoNobel has opened a new center for research at its Sassenheim site in the Netherlands. Along with a research center in Slough in the UK and Singapore, the Dutch location is now one of the main research centers for AkzoNobel's Decorative Paints…

  • Colorcon and Evonik Sign Marketing Agreement for Acryl-EZE

    October 17, 2013
    Colorcon Inc. and Evonik Industries AG have signed a cooperation agreement for the marketing and technical support of Acryl-EZE, aqueous acrylic enteric system. Acryl-EZE fully formulated coating systems are produced by Colorcon and contain EUDRAGIT…

  • Huntsman to Relocate Surfactants Business to Europe

    October 17, 2013
    The Performance Products division of Huntsman Corporation  plans to re-focus its surfactants business in Europe. The company plans to transition away from a number of surfactant assets and product lines that have commoditized and to focus on de…

  • PPG Reports Third Quarter Results

    October 17, 2013
    PPG Industries  reported third quarter 2013 net sales of $4 billion, up 17 percent versus the prior year. Third quarter 2013 reported net income from continuing operations was $220 million, or $1.52 per diluted share, and adjusted net income fro…

  • BASF receives Frost & Sullivan Award for Resins for Protective Coatings

    October 17, 2013
    BASF receives the 2013 Product Line Strategy Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan based on a recent analysis of the European resins for protective coatings market. The award recognizes the extent to which the product line meets customer base de…

  • New BASF Coatings Partner Published

    October 17, 2013
    The North American economy is still on the road to recovery and the automotive market in particular is on the upswing. The current issue of the BASF Coatings Partner e-journal (www.coatingspartner.com) focuses on developments in the automotive indust…

  • BASF Inaugurates New Facility for Plant Biotechnology Research in Ghent, Belgium

    October 17, 2013
    BASF has opened a new facility in the Ghent region, one of the leading centers for European plant biotechnology research. BASF’s subsidiary CropDesign has moved into a new wing of the Bio-Accelerator building in Technologiepark Ghent. The facil…

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