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    Huntsman Pigments

    Huntsman Pigments launches two Ti02 pigments Huntsman Pigments has introduced two new titanium dioxide pigments for the European market. Deltio 81X is the first pigment in the Deltio range designed specifically for the industrial coatings market…
    12.04.08

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    Ross' new 150 hp

    Ross’ new 150 hp ultra high shear mixer Charles Ross and Son Company has introduced the new model of the PreMax Mixer, one of the company’s specialty high shear mixer designs. The PreMax is a highly efficient mixer, often used to improve…
    12.04.08

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    Greive offers

    Greive offers walk-in batch oven Grieve offers No. 942 gas-fired, 350˚F walk-in batch oven. Used for curing epoxy this large-capacity oven features 4” insulated walls throughout, aluminized steel interior and exterior, three independent…
    12.04.08

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    BASF introduces glyoxal

    BASF introduces glyoxal website and brochure BASF offers details on the chemical intermediate glyoxal through its website and a brochure, “Glyoxal: The Sustainable Solution for Your Business.” These publications provide information on…
    12.04.08

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    Bondaflex offers Ucolor

    Bondaflex offers Ucolor for color matching sealants Bondaflex Ucolor color matching for silicone sealants is a new coloring system that enables users to add pigments to both one-part silicone and two-part polyurethane sealants on the job site. Thi…
    12.04.08

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    AkzoNobel's earnings increase for

    AkzoNobel released its results for the third quarter 2008. The decorative paints business unit reported four percent growth and one percent growth from the acquisition of Barloworld in South Africa. Asia and Latin America continued to demonstrate str…
    12.04.08

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    Brookfield Engineering's new informational website

    Brookfield Engineering’s new informational website Brookfield Engineering hosts viscosityjournal.com, a free informational website and resource dedicated to professionals in the viscosity and…
    12.04.08

  • Financial News

    Solid earnings

    Solid earnings for asian paints in 2Q Asian Paints has released results for the quarter ended September 30, 2008. For the quarter, net profit of the group has increased by 15.5% to Rs. 131.5 crores (~$26 million) from Rs. 113.9 crores (~$22 milion…
    12.04.08

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    DuPont reports solid

    DuPont reports solid third quarter Results DuPont has reported its third quarter results. For the companies Coatings & Color Technologies platform, sales of $1.8 billion were up seven percent over the same period last year. According to the co…
    12.04.08

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    PPG growth continues in 3Q

    PPG growth continues in 3Q PPG reported record sales for the third quarter of $4.2 billion, surpassing the prior year’s third quarter results by 37%. Third quarter reported net income was $117 million. Performance Coatings segment sales in th…
    12.04.08

  • Industry News | Pigments

    Eckart completes production site in

    Eckart has completed its first production facility in Asia, located in Zhuhai, Guangdong, China. The 33,000 square-meter site includes manufacturing for aluminum pigments for use in coatings and metallic printing inks. The facilities will also…
    12.04.08

  • Industry News | Pigments

    Sun Chemical forms jv with

    Sun Chemical forms jv with lianyungang Haidi Chemicals Sun Chemical and its parent company, DIC Corp., has formed a joint venture with Lianyungang Haidi Chemicals, Co. Ltd., a leading high performance pigment manufacturer in China. “…
    12.04.08

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    Eliokem receives

    Eliokem receives energy saver award Eliokem has received the 2008 Energy Saver award presented by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for its savings at its Akron, OH manufacturing site. The award is part of the Save Energy Now program that…
    12.04.08

  • Additives | Industry News

    Akzonobel opens ELOTEX

    Akzonobel opens ELOTEX production facility in china AkzoNobel functional chemicals has opened a new production site in Shanghai, China for its Elotex building material additives business. The facility, which produces redispersible powder polymers,…
    12.04.08

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    Management change at Relius: Martin Wulle

    Martin Wulle became the new managing director of Relius Coatings GmbH & Co. KG, with headquarters in Oldenburg, Germany and head of BASF’s architectural coatings for Europe. Prior to this, Wulle was head of BASF Coatings Services GmbH Germa…
    12.04.08

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    Jarvinen appointed : Erkki Jarvinen

    Järvinen appointed president and CEO Tikkurila oy Erkki Järvinen has been appointed president and CEO of Tikkurila Oy. He previously worked as president and CEO of Rautakirja Corp. Simo Laitala has been appointed regional director for Tikk…
    12.04.08

  • People in the News | Pigments

    Heucotech promotes : Robert Poemer

    Heucotech promotes poemer to business manager Heucotech Ltd., a Heubach company, has promoted Robert Poemer to business manager. In his new role Poemer will be responsible for the marketing strategy of Heubach’s pigments and preparations in…
    12.04.08

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    evonik inorganic materials: John Luppino

    evonik inorganic materials names luppino vice president Evonik Industries has appointed John Luppino, vice president, key account management–specialty inorganics, for the company’s North American inorganic materials business unit…
    12.04.08

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    ISP appoints le Pagne : David Le Pagne

    ISP appoints le Pagne senior sales engineer David Le Pagne has joined International Specialty Products’ (ISP) North America performance chemicals and biocides sales team as senior sales engineer for the West Coast region of the…
    12.04.08

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    Eliokem appoints director: John Malloy

    Eliokem appoints director for north American operations Eliokem has appointed John Malloy director, Eliokem, Inc. Malloy was previously the director of finance and administration for Eliokem and will retain those duties along with the new d…
    12.04.08