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    Lanxess to move headquarters to Cologne

    Lanxess AG plans to relocate its headquarters from Leverkusen to Cologne, Germany. The move is to be completed by 2011. Lanxess has begun discussions with the city of Cologne to identify possible sites. Currently approximately half of the 15,000 La…
    09.12.08

  • Business Operation | Financial News

    DuPont Reports 2Q Performance

    DuPont has announced its quarterly financial results. The Coatings & Color Technologies business unit reported a ten percent sales in­crease to $1.9 billion. Higher selling prices in all businesses and volume growth in emerging markets more t…
    09.12.08

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    EPA Awards Rohm and Haas Kankakee Facility

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded Rohm and Haas Kankakee, IL facility with their National Environmental Performance Track Award for progress toward achieving environmental performance goals and the breadth and challenge of th…
    09.12.08

  • Business Operation | Financial News

    Sherwin-Williams' Global

    Sherwin-Williams has announced its financial results for the second quarter and first six months ended June 30, 2008. Compared to the same periods in 2007, consolidated net sales increased $31.4 million, or 1.4%, to $2.230 billion in the quarter and…
    09.12.08

  • Binders | Business Operation | Supplier News

    Wacker discontinues production of Pioloform

    Wacker Chemie will discontinue production of its Pioloform polymer binders effective Sept. 30, 2008. The Munich-based chemical group recently announced this decision citing limited expectations for polyvinyl butyral growth in industrial applications…
    09.12.08

  • Business Operation | Laboratory Equipment | Supplier News

    Q-LAB OPENS SECOND SITE IN EUROPE

    Q-Lab Corp. has announced the opening of the new Q-Lab Deutschland GmbH Weathering Technology Centre. The facility, located near Düsseldorf, Germany, provides customers technical support, education, training and sales support. The new facility w…
    09.12.08

  • Business Operation | Pigments | Supplier News

    ALTANA Acquires Effect Pigment Business of USBP

    Altana has signed a contract to acquire the effect pigment business of United States Bronze Powders Inc. (USBP). In 2007, USBP achieved sales of approximately $8 million in this business area. USBP retains its powder business as well as its aluminum…
    09.12.08

  • Business Operation | Supplier News

    Brenntag Acquires Dipol Chemical International

    Brenntag Acquires Dipol Chemical International Brenntag has acquired Dipol Chemical International, Inc., a company focused on the distribution of chemicals in Ukraine, Russia and the Baltic States and also provides its services in Belorussia and Mold…
    09.12.08

  • Adhesives and Sealants | Business Operation | Supplier News

    Nordson Grows in South Africa

    Nordson Grows in South Africa Nordson Corporation has acquired MLT Systems Holdings (Pty) Ltd. and its subsidiary MLT Application Systems (Pty) Ltd. of Cape Town, South Africa. Revenues of MLT were not disclosed. MLT employs a total of 15, operates…
    09.12.08

  • Supplier News

    Hexion Wins Prestigious R&D Award

    Hexion Wins Prestigious 2008 R&D 100 Award Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Inc. has been named a recipient of a prestigious R&D 100 Awards for 2008, which recognize the 100 most significant proven technological advances of the year, according to…
    09.12.08

  • Automotive Refinish  | People in the News

    PPG Refinish makes two appoint: Randy Cremeans

    PPG Automotive Refinish has appointed two key marketing managers. Randy Cremeans has been appointed director of marketing, collision USCA and Mary Kimbro has been appointed director, global color. Cremeans will be responsible for leading the marketi…
    09.12.08

  • People in the News

    International Paint hires: David Hood

    International Paint hires marketing analyst International Paint has hired David Hood to serve as marketing analyst for the company’s Houston, TX-based Protective Coatings division, North America. Before joining International Paint, Hood serv…
    09.12.08

  • People in the News

    Tnemec Makes : Mark Thomas

    Tnemec Makes two appointments Tnemec Company has named Mark Thomas vice president of marketing. In his new position, Thomas will continue to manage Tnemec’s marketing department and remain actively engaged in its future success. Thomas has…
    09.12.08

  • People in the News

    Empils appoints Nikitin

    Empils appoints Nikitin general manager Russian paint manufacturer, Empils has appointed Sergey Nitikin general manager. Nitikin has held a number of positions within the company. From January 2000 until April 2001 Nitikin served as chief of the p…
    09.12.08

  • People in the News

    CraY Valley Promotes Dekiouk : Mohammed Dekiouk

    CraY Valley Promotes Dekiouk to manufacturing manager Cray Valley has promoted Mohammed Dekiouk to global manufacturing manager, hydrocarbon resins. In his new role Dekiouk is responsible for industrial projects, budgeting and monitoring productiv…
    09.12.08

  • People in the News

    UGL Appoints: William Jenkins

    UGL appoints jenkins to lab team United Gilsonite Laboratories (UGL) has appointed William Jenkins to its laboratory team as research and development chemist/formulator. Jenkins will be responsible for developing new generation products. H…
    09.12.08

  • People in the News

    Eastman Appoints: Damon Warmack

    Eastman appoints two vice presidents Eastman Chemical Company has made two new appointments in its performance chemicals and intermediates (PCI) and coatings, adhesives, specialty polymers and inks (CASPI) business segments. Damon Warmack has bee…
    09.12.08

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    Miltec UV names general : Derek Matheson

    Miltec UV names general manager and sales rep Miltec UV, a manufacturer of UV equipment, has appointed Derek Matheson general manager. Matheson’s responsibilities will include the direction of the company’s operations, including prod…
    09.12.08

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    Mythic paint names new vice: Bud Moses

    Mythic paint names new vice president sales and marketing Mythic Paint has named Bud Moses vice president of sales and marketing. In his new position, Moses is responsible for national and international retailer and trade sales for the Mythic Paint…
    09.12.08

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    Southern society of coating: Roth McCullough

    Southern society of coating Technology installs officers The Southern Society of Coatings Technology (SSCT) has installed its officers for the 2008/2009 year. David Roth of McCullough and Associates is the new president; Lloyd Beale of Kohl Market…
    09.12.08