• SME Announces Forthcoming Executive Leadership Change

    September 13, 2013
    After eight years of leading SME, and 10 years of being part of SME’s staff leadership team, Executive Director/CEO Mark Tomlinson, CMfgE, EMCP, along with the organization’s Board of Directors, are pleased to announce their efforts to be…

  • AkzoNobel Retains DJSI Number One Ranking

    September 13, 2013
    AkzoNobel has again been ranked in the number one position on the influential Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), heading the newly named Materials industry group (previously the Chemicals supersector). According to the firm, the latest listing…

  • LINE-X Protective Coatings Launches "Toughen Up Your Tailgate" Facebook Sweepstakes Promotion

    September 13, 2013
    LINE-X Protective Coatings, the nation's leading developer and provider of high performance protective coatings now celebrating its 20th anniversary, today announced the launch of a new social media sweepstakes promotion, "Toughen Up Your Ta…

  • Concha Appointed to Board of Directors of Applied Minerals, Inc.

    September 13, 2013
    Applied Minerals, Inc., a leading global producer of halloysite clay and high-grade iron oxide, has appointed Mario Concha, former president of the Chemical Division of Georgia Pacific, Inc., to its Board of Directors. The appointment of Concha expan…

  • Best Paper Award at the Coating for Africa Show

    September 13, 2013
    A technical paper that explains the science behind an innovation for paints and coatings from Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. was honored as the best paper at the Coating for Africa Show in Johannesburg, South Africa. The paper, entitled “Vi…

  • BASF Announces Plans for U.S. Polyurethane CASE Distributor

    September 13, 2013
    BASF announced that it has appointed Archway Sales Inc., as a distributor for polyurethane chemicals to the Coatings, Adhesives & Binders, Sealants and Elastomers (CASE) market in the Ohio Valley. Effective January 1, 2014, Archway will be a nati…

  • Concha Appointed to Board of Directors of Applied Minerals, Inc.

    September 13, 2013
    Applied Minerals, Inc., a leading global producer of halloysite clay and high-grade iron oxide, has appointed Mario Concha, former president of the Chemical Division of Georgia Pacific, Inc., to its Board of Directors. The appointment of Concha expan…

  • Clariant included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

    September 13, 2013
    Clariant was included in the European Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI Europe). In taking this step the analysts of RobecoSAM have confirmed that when it comes to sustainability, Clariant is among the leading companies in the chemical industry. I…

  • BASF Again Included in Two Renowned Indices

    September 13, 2013
    BASF was again included in the global Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World). The company has been recognized for its engagement in risk and crisis management, human capital management and plant biotechnology. The DJSI World is one of the most r…

  • Galactic Receives Approval from ECOCERT

    September 13, 2013
    Galactic has received approval from ECOCERT in accordance with their standards on natural and organic raw materials for a number of its natural solutions for cosmetics, detergents and paints. Founded in 1991, ECOCERT is a leading international enviro…

  • BASF Again Included in Two Renowned Indices

    September 13, 2013
    BASF was again included in the global Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World). The company has been recognized for its engagement in risk and crisis management, human capital management and plant biotechnology. The DJSI World is one of the most r…

  • Galactic Receives Approval from ECOCERT

    September 13, 2013
    Galactic has received approval from ECOCERT in accordance with their standards on natural and organic raw materials for a number of its natural solutions for cosmetics, detergents and paints. Founded in 1991, ECOCERT is a leading international enviro…

  • WACKER at ABRAFATI: Showcases Vinnapas Dispersions for Decorative Paints

    September 12, 2013
    At ABRAFATI 2013 in São Paulo, the WACKER Group is showcasing two new vinyl acetate- and ethylene-based dispersions as binders for sophisticated adhesive solutions. VINNAPAS EP6300 and VINNAPAS EP7000 enable the formulation of high-performance…

  • Malvern Instruments Speaker in Line Up for Nanotechnology & the Coatings Industry 2013 Conference

    Malvern Instruments Speaker in Line Up for Nanotechnology & the Coatings Industry 2013 Conference

    September 12, 2013
    Ciaran Murphy, Head of Product Management at Malvern Instruments, will review the benefits and limitations of common nanoparticle sizing technologies in a presentation at Nanotechnology & the Coatings Industry 2013. This one-day conference, organ…

  • BASF Assesses Sustainability in Own Office Buildings Worldwide

    September 12, 2013
    BASF is evaluating its office buildings worldwide in terms of sustainability. This year, the company has already assessed economic, environmental and social criteria of seven buildings in Europe, Asia, North and South America. The assessment method…

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