• Deposition Sciences introduces its latest MicroDyn IR optical coatings

    November 10, 2011
    || Deposition Sciences, Inc. (DSI), a manufacturer of durable thin film optical coatings, has introduced new sputtered long wavelength infrared optical coatings. The company's proprietary MicroDyn sputtering deposition platform now delivers eight-mi…

  • DSI Introduces EcoWhite Silver coating for incandescent reflectance lamps

    November 10, 2011
    || DSI introduced an enhanced silver coating that provides good reflector performance with increased lumen output and increased color temperature. Patent-pending EcoWhite Silver is a thin film coating with up to five percent measured improved reflection…

  • Lord Corp's zero-NMP AutoSeal coatings to reduce wear-and-tear in automobiles

    November 10, 2011
    || Lord Corporation's newly introduced Autoseal 3500F is designed for use on dense EPDM glass run channel applications where abrasion and chemical resistance are required. The Autoseal 3500F coating offers low coefficient of friction, excellent glas…

  • Nortek releases its color range for powder paint coating products for 2012

    November 10, 2011
    || Nortek Powder Coating, LLC released a new color line-up for 2012, which includes RAL Exterior Powders, Epoxy Primers, Textures, Clearcoats, Metallics and Specialty Powders. Nortek offers a full spectrum of custom colors and finishes in addition to th…

  • Datum develops Polcoat coating process for finer polyimide conformal coating

    November 10, 2011
    || Polcoat is a new award winning coating process for the deposition of fine polymer films directly on to conductive surfaces. It is a key enabling materials process for the protection of conductive surfaces reliant on nano-tech miniaturization. Most c…

  • Tennant Co. offers Mat and Glazed Epoxy Wall Coatings Systems for durable interiors

    November 10, 2011
    || Tennant Company launched its Mat and Glazed Wall Coating Systems designed to provide durable interior wall surfaces that are simple to clean, easy to maintain and reduce maintenance costs. Tennant's epoxy wall coating systems provide seamless, im…

  • Lubrizol makes several officer changes

    November 10, 2011
    || The Lubrizol Corporation has made several officer changes. These changes were driven in part by the completed acquisition of Lubrizol by Berkshire Hathaway, as well as by the retirement of some executives. James L. Hambrick remains Lubrizol's cha…

  • Henkel appoints Menges executive VP human resources

    November 10, 2011
    || Henkel has appointed Kathrin Menges new member of the management board and executive vice president human resources. Menges started her professional career in human resources in 1990 at Bankgesellschaft Berlin AG. In 1999, she joined Henkel, initiall…

  • Micro Powders appoints technical director

    November 10, 2011
    || Micro Powders, Inc. (MPI) has appointed Richard Czarnecki technical director. In this position, Czarnecki will assume responsibility for all technology functions for both the industrial and personal care divisions of MPI. Richard reports to Warren Pu…

  • H.B. Fuller names Joan Schuller as vice president, Asia Pacific region

    November 10, 2011
    || H.B. Fuller Company has appointed Joan Schuller as vice president, Asia Pacific, effective Nov. 28, 2011. Schuller, of Blue Bell, Pa., joins H.B. Fuller from Dow Advanced Materials. Prior to its acquisition by Dow, Schuller spent 16 years at Rohm and…

  • BYK-Gardner USA increased staff by nine

    November 10, 2011
    || BYK-Gardner, worldwide partner of the automotive, paint and plastic industries for quality control of color, appearance and physical properties, has increased its staff by nine. Rae Roby is the new regional sales manager for the Michigan and Northern…

  • Cristal Global forms TiO2 partnership with Outotec

    November 10, 2011
    || Cristal Global, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has partnered with Outotec of Espoo, Finland to build a new fully scalable ilmenite-processing plant for Cristal Global in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia, estimated to become operational in Q4 2013. The plant will be constr…

  • Lanxess acquires U.S. biocide specialist Verichem

    November 10, 2011
    || Lanxess is strengthening its portfolio of biocides with the acquisition of U.S.-based Verichem Inc. headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa. As a result, the German specialty chemicals company will  bolster its position in the U.S. material protection m…

  • Dow Chemical expands worldwide

    November 10, 2011
    || The Dow Chemical Company has announced a number of worldwide expansion plans. The company recently announced that it will open an office in Chengdu, China in the first half of 2012. Serving as Dow’s business and sales hub in Western China, the…

  • ILC Performance Products acquires Halox

    November 10, 2011
    || ICL Performance Products, a global specialty phosphate producer, has acquired Halox, a division of Hammond Group, Inc. The Hammond, Ind.-based company is an industry leader in specialty phosphate-based, corrosion inhibitor products for the paint and…