• New Anti-Static Coating for Plastics

    October 7, 2010
    PCI adds anti-static coating to its portfolio.

  • Valspar, Habitat Unveil House Made Out of Paint Cans

    October 7, 2010
    To celebrate the donation of over 1 million gallons of paint to Habitat for Humanity International, Valspar created a two-storey home made of Valspar paint cans at an event in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

  • RPM Acquires Turkish Distributor

    October 7, 2010
    RPM’s Building Solutions Group has acquired Park Dis Ticaret A.S., a leading supplier of sealants, tapes and membranes to the construction markets in Turkey.

  • AkzoNobel Completes National Starch Divestment

    October 6, 2010
    AkzoNobel has finalized the $1.3 billion sale of its National Starch business to Corn Products International.

  • MesoCoat Receives DOE Advanced Energy Awards

    October 6, 2010
    MesoCoat, Inc. has won multiple American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) and Phase II SBIR awards from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to develop and demonstrate its CermaClad fusion claddings and PComP nanocomposite cermet coatings for energy applications.

  • The Global Adhesives Industry

    The Global Adhesives Industry

    October 6, 2010
    The global consumption of formulated adhesives was 16.6 billion pounds in 2009 worth $20.6 billion, according to Kusumgar, Nerlfi & Growney.

  • AkzoNobel Completes National Starch Divestment

    October 6, 2010
    AkzoNobel has finalized the $1.3 billion sale of its National Starch business.

  • Troy Offers Polyphase PW20 in Canada

    October 5, 2010
    Troy Corporation has received ap­proval from The Pest Management Regulatory Agency of Health Canada for the use of Polyphase PW20 for the protection of interior and exterior paints. Polyphase PW20 is a zero VOC, broad-spectrum fungicide engineere…

  • DSM Offers a Polyester Resin for Hybrid Powder Coatings

    October 5, 2010
    DSM Powder Coating Resins has expanded its portfolio of polyester resins for epoxy-free coatings with a new resin in its Uralac Veranda polyester resins range. Uralac Veranda is based on a patented technology and it meets a pressing demand for epoxy-…

  • Perstorp Introduces Voxtar

    October 5, 2010
    Perstorp has launched Voxtar, a renewable pentaerythritol platform, which can reduce the carbon footprint by 63% compared to fossil-based Penta and Di-Penta, according to the company. Voxtar products maximize value by helping formulators and producer…

  • Songwon Launches Range of UV Additives for Plastics

    October 5, 2010
    Songwon, an additives supplier to the polymer industry, has developed a new range of UV additive solutions. Songlight 2790 GR and Songlight 2930 GR are 100% UV active systems consisting of synergistic blends of several additives. The innovative new c…

  • Lubrizol Introduces Permax 805 Vinylidene Chloride Emulsion

    October 5, 2010
    The Lubrizol Corp. has introduced Permax 805 vinylidene chloride emulsion, an APE-fee, low VOC, small particle size vinylidene chloride acrylate copolymer emulsion that exhibits extremely low moisture vapor permeability and excellent oxygen barrier p…

  • New High Performance Multipurpose Additives from Tego

    October 5, 2010
    Evonik Tego Chemie GmbH now offers Tego Rad 2010 and 2011 multipurpose additives. Radiation-curable and cost efficient, these new high performance multipurpose additives can be used in formulating radiation-curing coatings and printing inks. The 5 -…

  • Hamamatsu Introduces New Light Source for UV Curing

    October 5, 2010
    Hamamatsu’s new Lightningcure LC-L3 series is a UV light source for fast UV curing of UV adhesives, UV/radcure coatings, and UV inks. This light source features 9 long-lasting light emitting diodes (LED) that generate stable, high-intensity UV…

  • Eastman to Expand Resin Production

    October 5, 2010
    Eastman Chemical Company will expand production of hydrogenated hydrocarbon resins at its Middelburg, The Netherlands and Longview, TX facilities. The Middelburg expansion, which is the third expansion of its Regalite hydrogenated hydrocarbon resins…

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