• Hydromer signs agreement with Chinese companies to use its Hydromer medical coatings

    May 18, 2012
    Hydromer, Inc. announced that during it's last fiscal quarter, ending on March 31st 2012, it had entered into license agreements with three separate Chinese medical device manufacturers. Under the terms of these agreements, each Chinese company…

  • BRIC paints and varnishes market valued at $29bn

    May 18, 2012
    The paints and varnishes market in the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) countries was valued over US$29 billion in 2011, representing an increase of 56.3 percent from the value recorded in 2007, according to a new report released by Reportlinke…

  • BASF and Deutsche Nanoschicht to introduce innovative process for superconducting coatings

    May 18, 2012
    High-temperature superconductors can be manufactured much more efficiently and with less environmental impact by means of the innovative production process developed by technology company Deutsche Nanoschicht GmbH. Superconductors carry current virtu…

  • Hydromer signs agreement with Chinese companies to use its Hydromer medical coatings

    May 18, 2012
    Hydromer, Inc. announced that during it's last fiscal quarter, ending on March 31st 2012, it had entered into license agreements with three separate Chinese medical device manufacturers. Under the terms of these agreements, each Chinese company…

  • Industrial Nanotech to open office in India

    May 17, 2012
    Industrial Nanotech, Inc., is opening a sales office in India due to increased demand for its Nansulate energy saving and protective coatings from OEM manufacturers as well as end manufacturing users to reduce energy costs. The company plans to estab…

  • Valspar reports a 36 percent rise in Q2 profits

    May 16, 2012
    The Valspar Corporation reported its results for the second quarter ended April 27, 2012. Second-quarter sales totaled $1.03 billion, a four percent increase from the second quarter of 2011. Net income for the second quarter of 2012 was $76.5 million…

  • Valspar reports a 36 percent rise in Q2 profits

    May 16, 2012
    The Valspar Corporation reported its results for the second quarter ended April 27, 2012. Second-quarter sales totaled $1.03 billion, a four percent increase from the second quarter of 2011. Net income for the second quarter of 2012 was $76.5 million…

  • Michelman launches low VOC Michem Wood Coating 75

    May 15, 2012
    Michem Wood Coating 75 from Michelman is a new water-based additive that penetrates wood surfaces and produces excellent water beading and anti-swell properties. When compared to uncoated wood, Michem Wood Coat 75 improves swell resistance by 80 perc…

  • Minerals Technologies launches new products for application in paints and coatings

    May 15, 2012
    Minerals Technologies Inc. has launched three new precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC) products for extension of titanium dioxide (TiO2) in paints and coatings applications. Specialty Minerals Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Minerals Technologies…

  • Rhodia launches intermediates for paints and coatings

    May 15, 2012
    Rhodia Polyamide & Intermediates (P&I), a member of the Solvay group, has developed an extended range of novel intermediates exploiting upstream C6 chemistry know-how in the polyamide 6.6 manufacturing chain. As a direct result of the infinit…

  • Cytec's offers Ebecryl 8110 urethane acrylate

    May 15, 2012
    Fingerprints and smudges on many consumer products such as mobile phones mar their intended sleek attractiveness. With this in mind, Cytec's patented new second generation UV modified urethane acrylate, Ebecryl 8110, aims to satisfy this customer…

  • Charles Ross offers X-Series ultra-high shear mixer

    May 15, 2012
    Charles Ross and Son has introduced the X-Series Ultra-High Shear Mixer. The X-series mixer is ideal for products that require great uniformity in a dispersion or emulsion. This inline mixer is often used in processes wherein exceptionally narrow par…

  • Rust-Oleum introduces LeakSeal Flexible Rubber Coating

    May 15, 2012
    Rust-Oleum has introduced LeakSeal Flexible Rubber Coating, a rubberized utility coating designed to stop and seal leaks instantly. The spray fills and seals leaks and cracks, providing a flexible watertight seal that prevents moisture penetration, r…

  • Jotun Powder Coatings launches Reveal Smooth

    May 15, 2012
    Jotun Powder Coatings has globally launched Reveal Smooth, the company’s latest eco-friendly premium MDF powder coating solution. Reveal Smooth has been developed to ensure an aesthetic appearance, regardless of shape, particularly across hard-…

  • Sansin unveils Eco2

    May 15, 2012
    The Sansin Corporation has introduced new zero-waste solid color exterior and clear interior wood stains called Sansin Eco2. Offered as a limited edition stain while quantities last, Eco2 is available in lava, fescue, adobe and charcoal colors for th…