• Valspar Paint and Lowe's Launch Hi-DEF Advanced Color System Technology

    August 4, 2010
    || Valspar has introduced a new paint color and performance technology with the launch of Valspar Signature Colors with the Hi-DEF Advanced Color System.

  • Buckman Launches Green Fire Retardant Line

    August 2, 2010
    || Specialty chemical manufacturer Buckman is introducing a new green Flamebloc GS line of fire retardant products to the commercial and consumer markets. The GS (Green Series) portfolio of products are zero-VOC, made from all GRAS raw materials and r…

  • Union Process Offers Data Acquisition Package

    August 2, 2010
    || Union Process now offers an optional data acquisition package to provide customers with real-time data that will be helpful in monitoring conditions in the mill as well as improving quality control and providing an easier method to do test comparison…

  • BYK Introduces BYK-P 9928 Additive

    August 2, 2010
    || BYK-Chemie has introduced two new additives. BYK-P 9928 is a processing additive for foam-free vinyl esters. According to the company, the design of vinyl esters has an impact on the cobalt complex that is added for accelerating the curing process an…

  • Merck Offers Tivida Scratch Resistance Additive

    August 2, 2010
    || Merck KGaA has launched the Tivida brand, a new product group of additives developed for application in various coating systems that significantly increases the scratch resistance of automotive coatings. Small, every­day scratches from wiping ove…

  • Atlas Introduces New Mechanical Cooling System for Corrosion Cabinets

    August 2, 2010
    || Atlas Material Testing Technology has introduced a new mechanical cooling system for its CCX advanced cyclic corrosion cabinets. Special cooling requirements including material specifications are often listed in corrosion standards, especially those…

  • Sherwin-Williams Polysiloxane 1K Extends Maintenance Cycles

    August 2, 2010
    || Polysiloxane is available in an extra white base that can be tinted and provides protection in a recommended range of 1.5 to 2.5 mils DFT.

  • Muralo’s 563 Primer Now has no VOCs.

    August 2, 2010
    || Muralo 563 Primer is a water-based latex, based on a sustainable chemistry technology.

  • New Versions of Tnemec Fluoropolymer Technology Offer Low VOCs

    August 2, 2010
    || Tnemec Company Inc., has introduced ultra-low VOC versions of its fluoropolymer coating technology. Series 1070V Fluoronar with its gloss finish and Series 1071V Fluoronar in a semi-gloss formulation are a complement to Tnemec’s existing line o…

  • INTERTRONICS Introduces Rapid Cure Conformal Coating

    August 2, 2010
    || Intertronics has introduced new Dymax Multi-Cure 987 conformal coating which meets the requirements of MIL-1-46058C and IPC-CC-830B. It is specifically formulated for rapid room temperature cure when exposed to UV and/or visible light. Any coating in…

  • PPG Makes Executive Assignments

    August 2, 2010
    || PPG Industries has made a number of executive assignments. Rich Alexander, senior vice president, performance coatings, has been elected executive vice president and joins PPG’s executive committee. Alexander joined PPG in 1978 as a sales repre…

  • Hardide Coatings Hires Business Development Manager

    August 2, 2010
    || Hardide Coatings has appointed Robin Gillham business development manager for its global valve, pump and automotive business. Gillham joins ex-Praxair UK sales manager Nick King in Hardide’s business development team. King will be responsible f…

  • Air Products Appoints Corporate Sustainability Manager

    August 2, 2010
    || Air Products has appointed Julie O’Brien corporate sustainability manager. In this new role, O’Brien is responsible for developing and managing the company’s sustainability initiatives, practices and reporting worldwide. She will wo…

  • PPG Aerospace Names Global Platform Director for Coatings

    August 2, 2010
    || PPG Industries’ aerospace business has appointed Brian Roberson global platform director for coatings. Roberson joined PPG Aerospace in 1999 as Southwest region sales and market development representative, based at the Dallas Application Suppor…

  • Ferro Corporation Names Chief Financial Officer

    August 2, 2010
    || Ferro Corporation has appointed Thomas R. Miklich vice president and chief financial officer. Miklich has more than 30 years of diverse financial experience and has served as chief financial officer for both public and private companies, including OM…

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