• Fischer Technology offers

    April 14, 2009
    || Fischer Technology offers coatings thickness gauges Fischer Technology offers a complete range of hand held coating thickness gauges suitable for measurements of paint, powder coating, plating and anodize. These gauges measure over ferrous, non-ferro…

  • DuPont vp Says Economic Crisis Will Bring Permanent Changes to Titanium Dioxide Industry

    April 14, 2009
    || DuPont vp Says Economic Crisis Will Bring Permanent Changes to Titanium Dioxide Industry New economic realities resulting from the global recession will permanently change the business landscape, a DuPont vice president told business leaders at TiO2…

  • Cytec releases resins for

    April 14, 2009
    || Cytec releases resins for refinishing and spot repair Cytec Industries has launched Ebecryl curing resins 8412, 8501 and 8309. This family of resins is designed for low energy curable applications such as automotive end of line spot repair. These fl…

  • Sherwin-Williams, NAPA Canada Present Evercoat with Awards

    April 14, 2009
    || Sherwin-Williams, NAPA Canada Present Evercoat with Awards At its 2009 national sales meeting in Dallas, TX, Sherwin-Williams Auto­motive Finishes presented Evercoat with its Supplier of the Year award. Evercoat is a manufacturer of auto body rep…

  • Ross introduces Skid Mounted

    April 14, 2009
    || Ross introduces Skid Mounted static Mixing Systems Charles Ross and Son now offers complete skid mounted static mixing systems. The available mixer designs include the LPD, a low-pressure model typically used for low viscosity turbulent flow mixing o…

  • Metalcolour Takes

    April 14, 2009
    || Metalcolour Takes Over SSAB Laminated Steel Metalcolour A/S in Nykobing Falster, Denmark has taken over 100% of the shares in SSAB Laminated Steel AB. The Swedish company will be renamed Metalcolour (Sverige) AB. SSAB Laminated Steel, which is a su…

  • Jotun Paints Reaches Out to the Blind Community in Bahrain

    April 14, 2009
    || Jotun Paints Reaches Out to the Blind Community in Bahrain Jotun Paints has completed its Corp­orate Social Responsibility (CSR) campaign that reached out to visually-impaired children at the Bahrain Friendship Society for the Blind. The initiati…

  • SprayMax Introduces

    April 14, 2009
    || SprayMax Introduces Floor Coating SprayMax Industrial Coatings of Jacksonville, FL has introduced DeckraTex Spray Non Skid Floor Coating after seven years of testing. DeckraTex is an aliphatic polyurea that has been pre-reacted and suspended in wate…

  • Sika Acquires Technology Leader in Liquid Membranes

    April 14, 2009
    || Sika Acquires Technology Leader in Liquid Membranes Sika AG has acquired Iotech Group Limited, with headquarters in England and subsidiaries in the UK, U.S. and Belgium. Iotech Group revenues totaled $55 million for the year 2008. Iotech specializes…

  • Dow, Rohm and Haas settle merger

    April 14, 2009
    || Dow Chemical and Rohm and Haas settled their disagreement over their already-agreed merger, with Dow saying it will honor the agreement at $78 a share, The Wall Street Journal reported. As we went to press, the deal was set to close on April 1. The c…

  • Clariant to open surfactants

    April 14, 2009
    || Clariant to open surfactants plant in zhenjiang, China Clariant is building a surfactants plant in Zhenjiang, eastern China. The new facility is scheduled for production in the middle of 2009. The new plant will primarily serve personal care, paints…

  • Cognis Opens branch

    April 14, 2009
    || Cognis Opens branch office in New zealand Cognis Corp. has opened a branch office in Auckland, New Zealand to manager the marketing and sales of its products in the company. The decision to open the office reflects the significant opportunity to p…

  • Huber on schedule

    April 14, 2009
    || Huber on schedule with EU REACH guidelines Huber Engineered Materials, in compliance with the new EU REACH chemicals regulation, has announced as a member of the siica and silicates consortia it has developed the Technical Dossier and Chemical…

  • Asia Pacific Coatings

    April 14, 2009
    || Asia Pacific Coatings Show 2009 cancelled The Asia Pacific Coatings Show 2009, due to take place June 3-5 in Bangkok, Thailand has been cancelled. Event organizers cited ongoing economic uncertainty combined with recent domestic issues in Tha…

  • arkema and Zyvex form

    April 14, 2009
    || arkema and Zyvex form distribution agreement Arkema has formed a distribution agreement with Zyvex Performance Materials (ZPM), a producer of nanomaterials applications, for nano-enhanced liquid epoxy resins in the European market. The products will…

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