• Momentive introduces odor-free technology for UV curable coatings

    November 10, 2011
    Momentive Performance Materials Inc. has introduced a technology that offers the use of odor-free UV curable release coatings for sensitive applications where odor may not be acceptable to end-users. The new SilForce products can be considered for ap…

  • Croda launches Zephrym PD 4974 for iron oxide pigments

    November 10, 2011
    Croda has introduced Zephrym PD 4974, a low-VOC, high performance polymeric dispersant specially designed for iron oxide pigments. A key advantage of Zephrym PD 4974 is its ability to provide formulation stability in systems containing iron oxide pig…

  • Cytec launches Resydrol AY 6705 resin

    November 10, 2011
    Cytec Industries, Inc., has introduced Resydrol AY 6705, a waterborne acrylic modified alkyd resin with 44 percent solid content that was designed to extend durability with its penetration for timber substrates. It is ideal for feeding and protecting…

  • Evonik to open first innovation center for coating additives in Asia with two locations in Singapore and Shanghai

    November 8, 2011
    Evonik has opened its first research and development center for additives for paints and coatings in Asia. A single-digit million US dollar amount has been invested to set up the “Tego Innovation Center” in two locations, Singapore and Sh…

  • Evonik to open first innovation center for coating additives in Asia with two locations in Singapore and Shanghai

    November 8, 2011
    Evonik has opened its first research and development center for additives for paints and coatings in Asia. A single-digit million US dollar amount has been invested to set up the “Tego Innovation Center” in two locations, Singapore and Sh…

  • Eco Building Products to expand wood coating lines

    November 7, 2011
    Eco Building Products, Inc., signed a five year lease to set up a mega coating facility in Salem, Ore., located in the heart of the timber producing corridor and is approximately 30,000 square feet located on a railway spur. The company plans to occu…

  • BASF Coatings wins award at Materialica

    November 7, 2011
    After its win in the Automotive Brand Contest, BASF Coatings’ XFine has now received the 2011 Materialica Design & Technology Silver Award for its color innovation in the category surface and technology. Designer Mark Gutjahr and Stephan Sc…

  • Eco Building Products to expand wood coating lines

    November 7, 2011
    Eco Building Products, Inc., signed a five year lease to set up a mega coating facility in Salem, Ore., located in the heart of the timber producing corridor and is approximately 30,000 square feet located on a railway spur. The company plans to occu…

  • Momentive opens development center in Korea

    November 7, 2011
    Momentive Performance Materials Inc., has expanded its marketing and technology operations in the Seoul Gasan Digital Complex with a new application development center to meet growing demand for specialty silicone products in Korea. The new center wi…

  • BASF Coatings wins award at Materialica

    November 7, 2011
    After its win in the Automotive Brand Contest, BASF Coatings’ XFine has now received the 2011 Materialica Design & Technology Silver Award for its color innovation in the category surface and technology. Designer Mark Gutjahr and Stephan Sc…

  • Momentive opens development center in Korea

    November 7, 2011
    Momentive Performance Materials Inc., has expanded its marketing and technology operations in the Seoul Gasan Digital Complex with a new application development center to meet growing demand for specialty silicone products in Korea. The new center wi…

  • Lubrizol to buy thermoplastic polyurethane maker Merquinsa

    November 4, 2011
    The Lubrizol Corporation has expanded its engineered polymers business with the purchase of Merquinsa, a maker of specialty thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs). Located in Barcelona, Spain, Merquinsa products are used in a wide range of applicati…

  • Lubrizol to buy thermoplastic polyurethane maker Merquinsa

    November 4, 2011
    The Lubrizol Corporation has expanded its engineered polymers business with the purchase of Merquinsa, a maker of specialty thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs). Located in Barcelona, Spain, Merquinsa products are used in a wide range of applicati…

  • Fine Paints of Europe launches Bridget Beari Colors

    November 3, 2011
    Through an exclusive licensing agreement with Fine Paints of Europe, Inc. (FPE) of Woodstock, Vt., Bridget Beari Designs (BBD) is introducing a signature paint collection. Bridget Beari Colors is a set of 76 custom wall colors created by Susan Jamies…

  • Dulux and Camelpaint form new Chinese entity

    November 3, 2011
    Australia’s largest paint maker Dulux has expanded its presence in the growing Chinese market through a merger between its Chinese operations and Hong Kong-based Camelpaint group. Dulux will own 51 percent of the new company called DGL Camel In…

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