• Henkel offers solvent-free urethane

    February 11, 2009
    || Henkel Corp. has introduced two versatile and durable translucent aliphatic waterborne urethane resins used for formulating industrial water-based coatings. Henkel SF18 and SF26 can be used in the formulation of high performance wood, vinyl, metal an…

  • Gelest publishes cross-coupling

    February 11, 2009
    || Gelest publishes cross-coupling reagents brochure Gelest has published a new 36-page brochure, “Silicon-Based Cross-Coupling Reagents.” The brochure provides a discussion of cross-coupling reactions, a recently introduced synthetic method…

  • A.W.T. World Trade launches

    February 11, 2009
    || A.W.T. World Trade launches Accu-Cure UV Curing Units A.W.T. World Trade, Inc. has launched Accu-Cure UV curing units, which are engineered specifically for high speed curing of PCBs and other flat and rigid panel substrates. According to the compan…

  • Celanese launches EcoVAE

    February 11, 2009
    || Celanese launches EcoVAE Emulsions in Asia Celanese Emulsion Polymers has introduced EcoVAE emulsions for low odor, low VOC interior decorative paints to the Asian region. This new line of products was created to meet the regulatory requirements fo…

  • Cytec offers new UV curable

    February 11, 2009
    || Cytec offers new UV curable pressure sensitive adhesives Cytec Industries Inc. has launched Gelva multipolymer radiation (GMR) 8020-02 UV curable pressure sensitive adhesives (PSA). Targeted usage for this 100% solids UV curable PSA includes high p…

  • Rahn launches two new

    February 11, 2009
    || Rahn launches two new in-can stabilizers Rahn has launched two new in-can stabilizers. Low viscosity Genorad 22 in- can stabilizers are designed for use in UV coating formulations and ink jet inks. It offers effective stabilization without compromis…

  • Tronox's U.S. operations file

    February 11, 2009
    || Tronox Inc. has announced that it and certain of the company’s subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The filing does not include Tronox’s operations outside of the U.S…

  • NACE International

    February 11, 2009
    || NACE International and the NACE Foundation recently opened the NACE International Training Center. Located in Houston, TX, the $2.4 million, 15,000-square-foot facility is dedicated exclusively to advancing corrosion education. “This tr…

  • AkzoNobel

    February 11, 2009
    || AkzoNobel acquires LII Europe AkzoNobel has completed the acquisition of the business and assets of the German-based company LII Europe. The acquired activities will be integrated into AkzoNobel Industrial Chemicals. Financial details of th…

  • PPG appoints Niekamp VP, auto: Cynthia Niekamp

    February 11, 2009
    || PPG Industries has appointed Cynthia Niekamp vice president, automotive coatings. She is based at the company’s Troy, MI automotive technology center and reports directly to William Wulfsohn, senior vice president, coatings. Niekamp joins…

  • Altergott named president : Karl Altergott

    February 11, 2009
    || Altergott named president and COO of Dunn-Edwards Karl Altergott has been named president and chief operating officer of Dunn-Edwards Corp. Altergott has an extensive management background, most recently serving as CEO of Rincon Industries. Alte…

  • Burke industrial coatings: Michael Lee

    February 11, 2009
    || Burke industrial coatings names lee industrial chemist Burke Industrial Coatings has named Michael Lee industrial chemist. Lee’s responsibilities will include helping the company continue to develop high performance specialized paint and coat…

  • Powder Coatings Institute: Rodger Talbert

    February 11, 2009
    || Powder Coatings Institute names New technical director The Powder Coatings Institute (PCI) has named Rodger Talbert technical director. Talbert will act as the technical liaison between PCI and the marketplace, focusing on training and education.…

  • Management Changes in Tikkurila's unit in Ukraine: Raivo Volt

    February 11, 2009
    || Management Changes in Tikkurila’s unit in Ukraine Raivo Voit has been appointed the new general director of LLC Tikkurila, the Ukrainian subsidiary of Tikkurila. Voit will be responsible for developing Tikkurila’s decorative paint and ind…

  • Evonik makes management change: Martin Welp

    February 11, 2009
    || Evonik makes management change Martin Welp has been named head of Evonik’s polyesters and adhesive resins product line. Welp joined Evonik in 1999. After working in various areas of the group, he became managing director with operational respo…

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