• Taminco launches new websites

    December 19, 2011
    Taminco has launched redesigned websites for the company’s coatings additives Advantex and Vantex-T. Visitors to the websites (advantexamine.com and vantex-t.com) will be able to find product brochures, technical and performance data and resear…

  • Wacker expands its technical center for polymer dispersions for coatings and paint applications in India

    December 19, 2011
    Wacker, the Munich-based chemical company, has expanded its technical center in India. This center of excellence located in Goregaon, a suburb of Mumbai, now also includes laboratories, applications technology and test equipment for polymer dispersio…

  • Horn opens new corporate facility

    December 19, 2011
    Now known as Horn—formerly E.T. Horn—a distributor of specialty ingredients and materials, the company has brought its business units together to work collaboratively in a new corporate facility. Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year…

  • PNWSCT issues call for papers

    December 19, 2011
    The Pacific Northwest Society for Coatings Technology (PNWSCT) has issued a call for papers for the PNWSCT Coatings Fest 2012, which will be held October 10-12 in Semiahmoo, Washington. Topics of interest for the conference include: new product appli…

  • Konica Minolta Sensing launches new corporate website

    December 19, 2011
    Konica Minolta Sensing Americas, Inc. (KMSA), a leader in the industrial measurement of color, light and shape, launched their new corporate website to better serve its customers in the Americas. KMSA departed from its past web structure and pushed t…

  • Introducing EAG Coatings Solutions

    December 19, 2011
    Effective November 15, 2011, CAS-MI announced that it is renamed EAG Coatings Solutions. This rebranding emphasizes the commitment to coatings product development and analytical problem solving, while also reflecting the company’s recent inclus…

  • Lonza forms manufacturing license agreement with Sumitomo Seika Chemicals

    December 19, 2011
    Arch Chemicals Inc., an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Lonza Group Ltd. operating within the Lonza Microbial Control business sector, has reached an agreement pursuant to which Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Co., Ltd. of Japan has licensed Arch under…

  • Lanxess launches a fully revised website for its colorants products

    December 19, 2011
    Effective immediately, Lanxess’ business unit Functional Chemicals (BU FCC) is presenting its business line Colorants on the internet on a fully revised website. All information on products, industries and applications is now presented under ww…

  • Omnova Solutions launches a new emulsion for the concrete floor market

    December 19, 2011
    Omnova Solutions has launched Pliotec SC55, a self-crosslinking all acrylic latex for the concrete sealer market. This APE-free and formaldehyde-free resin has excellent UV stability, blush resistance and adhesion to concrete said the company. Clear…

  • Emerald Latin America introduces Antarol FJ601

    December 19, 2011
    Emerald Latin America, a subsidiary of Emerald Performance Materials, has introduced a new defoamer—Antarol FJ601—for low-VOC waterborne architectural coatings. Antarol FJ-601 is tailored to meet the needs of coatings manufacturers in the…

  • Sartomer’s CN9026 oligomer imparts hardness and yellowing resistance

    December 19, 2011
    Sartomer USA, LLC has unveiled CN9026, a highly functional aliphatic urethane acrylate that demonstrates outstanding weatherability in exterior hard coat applications compared to traditional urethane acrylates said the company. This oligomer is suite…

  • Wacker presents novel VAE dispersion for high performance coatings

    December 19, 2011
    Wacker has introduced a novel dispersion specifically developed for high performance architectural coatings. The new Vinnapas EF8300 is a vinyl acetate-ethylene-based copolymer (VAE) characterized by excellent performance properties, including good b…

  • Future Markets releases a report on the world market for nanocoatings

    December 19, 2011
    The general coating industry has declined but specialized coating surface engineering sectors are witnessing strong growth driven by the needs of high-end industries, such as oil and gas and electronics, according to a new report released by Future M…

  • PPG opens color design center in London

    December 16, 2011
    PPG Industries' industrial coatings business opened its third European color design center, located in the Silvertown area of London. At the new center, PPG will work with designers and manufacturers to accelerate color design and prototype devel…

  • Nubiola organizes technical seminar to discuss advances in "green" coatings in Indonesia

    December 16, 2011
    Nubiola joined forces with Trikemindo Utama and United Chemicals to bring awareness to the "green" coatings market in Indonesia by organizing a technical seminar at the Pullman Jakarta Central Park Hotel in Jakarta, Indonesia. Fabiana Reque…

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