• Axalta Announces Commercial Transportation Business Council Symposium

    September 30, 2015
    || Axalta is hosting a Business Council symposium for commercial vehicle shop owners who are inspired to boost their bottom lines. The symposium will be held at the Hilton Lake Buena Vista in Orlando, Florida on October 1 – October 3, 2015. Com…

  • BASF Lifts Force Majeure Declaration for Polyamide 6.6 Compounds

    September 30, 2015
    || BASF is lifting the Force Majeure (FM) declaration for polyamide 6.6 compounds (Ultramid A, Capron PA6.6) with immediate effect. The production problems in the hexamethylenediamine (HMD)-plant in Seal Sands (UK) are eliminated. Thus BASF is liftin…

  • PITTSBURGH PAINTS & STAINS Brand Unveils Digital Inspiration Studio at MENARDS Stores

    September 30, 2015
    || The PITTSBURGH PAINTS & STAINS brand is refreshing the way homeowners choose paint colors with the Digital Inspiration Studio, a new interactive color center at MENARDS retail locations. The new retail palette display features an interactive 42-i…

  • PPG Asia Pacific President Horton Honored with Magnolia Memorial Award

    September 30, 2015
    || Mike Horton, president of PPG Industries’ operations in the Asia Pacific region, was honored by the Shanghai Municipal Government with the prestigious Magnolia Memorial Award for his outstanding contributions to the city. Zhang Xiaosong, direct…

  • Sika Expands Footprint in Africa

    September 30, 2015
    || Sika is opening its first concrete admixture and mortar production facilities in Nigeria and Ivory Coast and has established new subsidiaries in Ethiopia and Tanzania to participate in the growing markets in the Sub-Saharan region. Thus Sika continue…

  • BASF Sets Global Goals for Diversity in Leadership Team

    September 30, 2015
    || BASF has set itself global goals for the promotion of diversity in its management team. By 2021, the company aims to raise the overall proportion of women in positions with disciplinary leadership responsibilities from today’s 19% to 22%–…

  • PPG Completes $27 Million Expansion at San Juan del Rio, Mexico, Facility

    September 29, 2015
    || PPG Industries has announced that it has completed a $27 million expansion of its San Juan del Rio, Queretaro, Mexico, coatings manufacturing facility. The company marked completion of the project, which adds 115 new jobs, with a grand-opening ceremo…

  • AGC Chemicals to Present New Fluoropolymer Technology for Cables at IWCS 2015

    September 29, 2015
    || AGC Chemicals Americas’ technical service engineer Katie Sprick will present “Reinforced Fluoropolymer Compounds Optimized for Harsh Conditions” at the IWCS International Cable & Connectivity Symposium on October 6 and 7. She wi…

  • DAP Introduces Kwik Seal Ultra

    September 29, 2015
    || DAP Products Inc. has introduce KWIK SEAL ULTRA Premium Siliconized Kitchen and Bath Sealant. The formula features ultra hydrophobic technology coupled with easy application and long-lasting durability for a sealant that stays looking clean, fresh an…

  • Stahl Launches RelcaSil Next-Gen Weatherstrip Coatings Offering

    September 29, 2015
    || Stahl launched its latest innovation RelcaSil during the opening of its new Center of Excellence for Automotive in the Netherlands. Relcasil is the next generation hybrid silicone urethane coatings, offering premium weatherstrip performance in a sust…

  • Axalta Coating Systems Sets Up Scholarship at University of Applied Science Vienna, Austria

    September 29, 2015
    || Axalta Coating Systems has signed a partnership agreement with the largest university of applied sciences in Austria to offer one student per year an Axalta scholarship. The scholarship will support the student over a three-year Bachelor of Science d…

  • H.B. Fuller Launches New Advantra Adhesive

    September 29, 2015
    || H.B. Fuller Company has announced the launch of Advantra 8790 in North America. This next generation Advantra® adhesive solution is designed to meet customers' requirements for high-performance adhesives that provide lower total cost in use a…

  • BASF, Genomatica Expand License Agreement for 1,4-butanediol (BDO)

    September 29, 2015
    || BASF and Genomatica have expanded the scope of their license agreement for the production of 1,4-butanediol based on renewable feedstock (renewable BDO) using Genomatica’s patented process. The parties added certain countries in Southeast Asia…

  • BASF Announces Personnel Changes

    September 29, 2015
    || On October 1, 2015, Dr. Klaus Welsch (52) will take over as President, Engineering & Maintenance, BASF SE. He succeeds Dr. Volker Knabe (59), who will retire effective September 30, 2015. Dr. Albert Heuser (60), President, Greater China &…

  • Ionbond to Present and EMO 2015

    September 29, 2015
    || Ionbond, the specialist in PVD, PACVD, and CVD coating technology, will once again demonstrate its coating solutions for cutting tools at EMO in Milan. Between 5 and 10 October, Ionbond is pleased to welcome its guests at booth D17 in Hall 10 and wil…

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