• Axalta Coating Systems Endows Texas A&M Chair

    April 29, 2016
    Axalta Coating Systems has endowed the Axalta Coating Systems Chair in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University. The two million dollar chair will also receive funding…

  • Axalta Canada Employees Help Pack 50,000 Meals for Children in Need

    April 29, 2016
    Employees of Axalta Coating Systems joined other volunteers this weekend to pack 50,000 meals for Kids Against Hunger Canada. This was the second consecutive year that Axalta employees supported this effort, held at the Forest Brook Community Church…

  • Cargill Acquires NatureWax

    April 29, 2016
    Cargill has acquired NatureWax, one of the market-leading providers of natural, vegetable-based waxes. NatureWax, a Provider of Natural, Vegetable-based Waxes Cargill owned NatureWax from its inception in the late 1990s until 2007. In 2007 it was so…

  • UBE Announces Merger of its Chemical Subsidiaries in Spain

    April 29, 2016
    UBE Industries, Ltd. announced that it has integrated its three chemical subsidiaries in Spain, by merging UBE Chemical Europe, S.A.U. and UBE Engineering Plastics, S.A.U. into UBE Corporation Europe, S.A.U. (each headed by President Bruno De Bievre)…

  • Sun Chemical Releases 2015 Sustainability Report

    April 28, 2016
    Sun Chemical released its 2015 Sustainability Report, which showcases Sun Chemical’s leadership in eco-efficiency through established data-driven metrics, as well as examples of how suppliers are contributing to the company’s environmenta…

  • Intumescent Coatings Market Worth USD 1.16 Billion by 2022

    April 28, 2016
    Intumescent coatings market size is forecast to be worth USD 1.16 billion by 2022, as per a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc. Increasing applications in the energy sector coupled with stringent government regulations pertaining to h…

  • Diamond C Trailers Now Feature Line-X Coatings

    April 28, 2016
    LINE-X, a global leader in high performance protective coatings and automotive aftermarket accessories, announced a new manufacturing partnership with the premier trailer manufacturer, Diamond C Trailers. Based in Mt. Pleasant, Texas, Diamond C is no…

  • SSCT 2016 Annual Meeting Discounted Hotel Rates Expire May 2

    April 28, 2016
    The Southern Society for Coatings Technology (SSCT) will be holding its 2016 Annual Meeting and Technology Conference at The Vinoy Renaissance Resort in St. Petersburg, FL from June 5-8. Hotel rooms can be reserved through www.ssct.org; discounted ra…

  • Clariant Announces Improved Sales, Increased Profitability in Q1 2016

    April 28, 2016
    “Clariant had a good start into the year with solid sales growth and profitability improvement,” said CEO Hariolf Kottmann. “All our business areas performed well in the current mixed global economic environment and significantly ex…

  • Henkel Launches Integration Program for Refugees

    April 28, 2016
    Henkel is starting an extensive refugee’s integration program in its vocational training center. In collaboration with external partners and public authorities, the company is offering career guidance and job shadowing as well as internships, l…

  • Pittsburgh Corning Plan of Reorganization Becomes Effective

    April 28, 2016
    PPG  announced that the Pittsburgh Corning Plan of Reorganization, including its asbestos channeling injunction, became effective today. The plan also created the Pittsburgh Corning Asbestos Trust to resolve channeled asbestos claims. The Pittsb…

  • AkzoNobel and Atul Limited Planning Indian MCA Joint Venture

    April 28, 2016
    AkzoNobel and Atul have signed a Letter of Intent to explore the feasibility of setting up a manufacturing joint venture for the production of monochloroacetic acid (MCA) in India. The two companies plan to install a world scale MCA plant at Atul&…

  • Axalta Releases First Quarter 2016 Results

    April 28, 2016
    Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2016. “We are pleased that our first quarter results met our expectations and that our core markets continued to perform well,” said Char…

  • Valspar Provides $2.5 Million to Support Habitat for Humanity

    April 28, 2016
    Valspar has provided $2.5 million in cash and product donations to support 51 local Habitat for Humanity organizations in 16 states as part of Valspar's National Neighborhood Week, May 9 – 14, 2016.  Every Valspar site in the United St…

  • Clariant Emphasizes Major Steps to Become China Insider at Chinaplas 2016

    April 27, 2016
    Clariant has emphasized the new strategy for Greater China during the Chinaplas press conference. The strategic frame work focuses on five local components – Local Insight, Competitiveness, Empowerment, Innovation and Partnerships – to pr…

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