• Wacker offers Elastosil

    November 14, 2008
    || Wacker offers Elastosil improved silicone sealants Wacker has developed three novel silicone sealants, Elastosil 7000 N, Elastosil 8000 N and Elastosil 9000 N, to supplement its existing construction sealants range for window construction, door sea…

  • Ciba introduces xymara fireball effect pigment

    November 14, 2008
    || Ciba introduces xymara fireball effect pigment Ciba has launched Xymara Fireball, a versatile “color-travel” effect pigment. Ciba Xymara Fireball combines unique effects and shade depth with excellent technical properties, according to th…

  • Eliokem introduces Pliotec CR30

    November 14, 2008
    || Eliokem introduces Pliotec CR30 for low VoC formulations Eliokem has introduced Pliotec CR30 resin to aid in low VOC formulations. This acrylic latex was designed specifically for high performance low VOC (below 50 g/l) garage floor coatings and can…

  • Brookfield updates dv-11+pro viscometer

    November 14, 2008
    || Brookfield updates dv-11+pro viscometer Brookfield Engineering has recently launched the newly redesigned DV-II+Pro Viscometer. It features bi-directional communication when used with a dedi…

  • Rohm and Haas opens Asia technical lab

    November 14, 2008
    || Rohm and Haas Company has opened a new Southeast Asia Technical Laboratory in Singapore. The lab supports Rohm and Haas’ latest efforts to bring new technology to the Southeast Asia market. “Rohm and Haas has been adapting its technology…

  • Arkema opens 2-ethyl hexyl acrylate production unit

    November 14, 2008
    || Arkema will open a new 2-ethyl hexyl acrylate production unit at its Carling site in France to keep up with the strong growth of the acrylic esters market. Due to come on stream in the fall of 2009, this 50,000 metric ton production unit will use a n…

  • Imerys Acquires Mica Business from Zemex Minerals Group

    November 14, 2008
    || Imerys Acquires Mica Business from Zemex Minerals Group Imerys has acquired Kings Mountain Minerals Inc. and Suzorite Mining Inc. from Zemex Minerals Group Inc. These companies have two plant sites totaling 100 employees, one located in Kings Mountai…

  • Lanxess to use raw material for energy generation

    November 14, 2008
    || Lanxess to use raw material for energy generation Lanxess AG is building a cogeneration plant at its Brazilian site in Porto Felize for the combined generation of steam and electricity. The new plant, which will have a capacity of 4.5 MW, will oper…

  • BASF names Ordonez group VP,: Juan Carlos Ordonez

    November 14, 2008
    || BASF has appointed Juan Carlos Ordonez group vice president, coatings, in North America. He is based in Southfield, MI. Ordonez joined BASF South America in 1982. Since then he has served in a variety of management roles with increasing responsibilit…

  • Lubrizol makes : Steve Kirk

    November 14, 2008
    || Lubrizol makes management changes Lubrizol Corp. has made a number of management changes to better support the company’s business objectives. The newly appointed leadership will focus on enhancing product innovations across the enterprise, i…

  • Sartomer Names rose global

    November 14, 2008
    || Sartomer Names rose global strategic account manager Sartomer Company has named Michael Rose global strategic ac-count manager. In this position, Rose is responsible for coordinating and growing sales, developing sales strategy and internal resour…

  • Sun CHemical makes : Felipe Mellado

    November 14, 2008
    || Sun CHemical makes two new appointments Sun Chemical has named Felipe Mellado chief marketing officer and Bradley Schrader vice president of strategy and business development. As the chief marketing officer, Mellado will oversee all of Sun Chemic…

  • Dow izolan announces : Mikhail Tsarfin

    November 14, 2008
    || Dow izolan announces new leadership Dow Izolan, the joint venture company between Dow Chemical and Russian polyurethane systems producer, Izolan, has named Mikhail Tsarfin general manager. Since the JV formation in 2006, Tsarfin has been the compa…

  • quaker chemical names : Michael F. Barry

    November 14, 2008
    || quaker chemical names barry president and ceo Michael F. Barry, formerly senior vice president and managing director, North America, Quaker Chemical Corp., has been named president and CEO. In addition, he was elected as a member of the boa…

  • AkzoNobel targeting growth in India

    Tim Wright November 13, 2008
    || AkzoNobel targeting growth in India

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