• Industrial Nanotech's Nansulate coatings to shield a U.S. nuclear power plant

    February 14, 2012
    Industrial Nanotech, Inc., has made its first sale to a nuclear power facility in the United States of its patented nanotechnology-based insulation and protective coating line, Nansulate. The coatings provide effective, weathering resistant thermal i…

  • Ferguson names new sales and marketing managers

    February 14, 2012
    Ferguson Chemical Innovation has named Riki Gogna its new business line sales manager for the coatings, adhesives and sealants group (CAS), responsible for the development and management of the company’s CAS sales group in Canada. Gogna is a r…

  • Wacker Polymers to raise prices for vinyl acetate-based dispersions in the Americas

    February 14, 2012
    Wacker Polymers is increasing its prices for Vinnapas vinyl acetate-ethylene and ethylene-vinyl chloride-based copolymer dispersions in the Americas. Effective February 29, 2012 Wacker will implement a price increase of $0.03 per wet pound, or as cus…

  • Dover’s Pump Solutions Group to acquire the Maag Group

    February 14, 2012
    Pump Solutions Group (PSG), a business unit within the Engineered Systems segment of Dover Corporation, has agreed to acquire the Maag Group headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. The acquisition includes Maag Pump Systems, Automatik Pelletizing Syste…

  • Ferguson names new sales and marketing manager

    February 14, 2012
    Ferguson Chemical Innovation has named Riki Gogna its new business line sales manager for the coatings, adhesives and sealants group (CAS), responsible for the development and management of the company’s CAS sales group in Canada. Gogna is a r…

  • Michelman CEO appointed to TechSolve board of directors

    Michelman CEO appointed to TechSolve board of directors

    February 13, 2012
    Steven Shifman, president and CEO of Michelman, Inc., has been appointed to serve on the TechSolve board of directors. As a TechSolve board member Shifman will provide guidance on TechSolve’s overall strategic direction, mission and growth plan…

  • Lanxess invests €20 million in aromatics network

    February 13, 2012
    Specialty chemicals company Lanxess is investing in a €20 million expansion of cresol production at its Leverkusen site. It plans to increase capacity for this intermediate for the global market by roughly 20 percent by mid-2013. Among other app…

  • Container manufacturer GVU changes over to BASF paints

    Container manufacturer GVU changes over to BASF paints

    February 13, 2012
    Container manufacturer GVU GmbH & Co. KG has partnered with BASF Coatings and will begin using the paint maker's commercial vehicle product portfolio on its line of containers. At its site in the German town of Ossendorf, GVU produces some 3…

  • Coatex to raise prices for coatings market, NAFTA region

    February 13, 2012
    Effective March 1, 2012 or as contracts allow, Coatex, Inc. will increase the list and off-list selling prices of its thickener and dispersant product lines sold to the coatings market for the NAFTA region. Acrylic-based dispersants will increase $0.…

  • New Ross laboratory Ribbon/Paddle Blender

    New Ross laboratory Ribbon/Paddle Blender

    February 13, 2012
    Ross has introduced a new Ribbon Blender Model, the 42NSD-1S, a multi-purpose unit equipped with interchangeable double ribbon and paddle agitators. With a maximum working capacity of one cubic foot, the 42NSD-1S is ideal for most laboratory and pilo…

  • Container manufacturer GVU changes over to BASF paints

    February 13, 2012
    Container manufacturer GVU GmbH & Co. KG has partnered with BASF Coatings and will begin using the paint maker's commercial vehicle product portfolio on its line of containers. At its site in the German town of Ossendorf, GVU produces some 3…

  • Michelman CEO appointed to TechSolve board of directors

    February 13, 2012
    Steven Shifman, president and CEO of Michelman, Inc., has been appointed to serve on the TechSolve board of directors. As a TechSolve board member Shifman will provide guidance on TechSolve’s overall strategic direction, mission and growth plan…

  • Coatex to raise prices for coatings market, NAFTA region

    February 13, 2012
    Effective March 1, 2012 or as contracts allow, Coatex, Inc. will increase the list and off-list selling prices of its thickener and dispersant product lines sold to the coatings market for the NAFTA region. Acrylic-based dispersants will increase $0.…

  • Lanxess invests €20 million in aromatics network

    February 13, 2012
    Specialty chemicals company Lanxess is investing in a €20 million expansion of cresol production at its Leverkusen site. It plans to increase capacity for this intermediate for the global market by roughly 20 percent by mid-2013. Among other app…

  • New Ross laboratory Ribbon/Paddle Blender

    February 13, 2012
    Ross has introduced a new Ribbon Blender Model, the 42NSD-1S, a multi-purpose unit equipped with interchangeable double ribbon and paddle agitators. With a maximum working capacity of one cubic foot, the 42NSD-1S is ideal for most laboratory and pilo…

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