• Huntsman to purchase Indian Chemicals business

    September 15, 2010
    Huntsman Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the chemicals business of Laffans Petrochemicals Ltd. Located in Ankleshwar, India the Laffans chemicals business manufactures amines and surfactants. The chemicals business has…

  • HUBER TO EXPAND SILICA PRODUCTION CAPACITY IN INDIA

    September 15, 2010
    Huber Engineered Materials has announced plans to expand silica production capacity at its manufacturing facility in Jhagadia, India.  The expansion more than doubles the current capacity to a new rate of 33,000 metric tons per year. Huber&rsquo…

  • Benjamin Moore Offers Eco Spec WB Silver

    September 15, 2010
    The zero-VOC formula contains silver and other antimicrobial additives.

  • Non-Stick Anti-Graffiti Coating From Seicoat

    September 15, 2010
    GPA-300 helps remove graffiti without chemicals.

  • InPro improves Line of Commercial-Grade Interior Coatings

    September 15, 2010
    InPro Corporation has improved its line of commercial-grade interior coatings to strengthen their scrub ratings. The company is reintroducing its low-to-medium interior coating, which now exceeds 700-scrubs. The new coating joins InPro’s 2500-s…

  • DuPont Performance Coatings Partners with The Body Shop

    September 15, 2010
    DuPont Performance Coatings (DPC) has partnered with The Body Shop, which specializes in “lean” collision repair.

  • MesoCoat's Nanocomposite Cermet Coatings Selected as a Top Technology

    September 15, 2010
    MesoCoat Inc.'s PComP nanocomposite cermet coatings have been identified and selected as a breakthrough nanotechnology.

  • 2010 AkzoNobel Science Award

    September 15, 2010
    Bert Meijer, from Eindhoven University of Technology, was awarded the 2010 AkzoNobel Science award in recognition of his numerous achievements in materials science and polymer chemistry. These have included introducing patented technology which led t…

  • AkzoNobel India Names New Chairman

    September 15, 2010
    Akzo Nobel India Limited (formerly ICI India Limited) has announced a number of changes to its board. After 37 years with the company, Aditya Narayan has announced his retirement as chairman of Akzo Nobel India Limited effective October 1, 2010. He w…

  • Kenline Named GM for Arch Biocides’

    September 15, 2010
    Arch Chemicals has promoted Mark Kenline to general manager for Arch Biocides Preservation and Protection business. In this role, he will lead management responsibilities for the building products, marine antifouling paints, metal working fluids, pla…

  • H.B. Fuller Adds Handley to Board of Directors

    September 15, 2010
    H.B. Fuller Company announced that Thomas W. Handley was elected as an independent member to its board of directors, effective immediately. Handley’s position expands the board to eight directors, seven of whom are independent. Handley is curre…

  • American Chemet announces new President and CEO

    September 15, 2010
    American Chemet Corporation of Deerfield, IL and East Helena, MT, elected William H. Shropshire president and CEO. Shropshire has been with the organization for more than a decade serving in a variety of roles, most recently as executive vice preside…

  • VanDeMark Chemical Establishes European Office

    September 15, 2010
    VanDeMark Chemical, Inc. of Lockport, NY has opened a new business office in West Yorkshire, UK. Patricia Hughes has been appointed head of sales and business development for the office, responsible for market development, sales and customer service…

  • Michelman makes additions to management team

    September 15, 2010
    Michelman, Inc. has announced a number of key additions to its management team at the company’s Singapore manufacturing plant. Michael Heng has been named commercial director – Asia, and will be responsible for developing and managing Mic…

  • LORD Corporation Names Chowdhry to Board of Directors

    September 15, 2010
    Lord Corp. has named Uma Chowdhry to its board of directors. Chowdhry is the senior vice president and chief science and technology officer at DuPont. Joining DuPont in 1977 as a research scientist in central research and development at the DuPont Ex…

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