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    Huber on schedule

    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…
    04.14.09

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    Asia Pacific Coatings

    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…
    04.14.09

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    arkema and Zyvex form

    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…
    04.14.09

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    Clariant to establish

    Clariant to establish CHinese joint venture Clariant is establishing a joint venture with two Chinese partners in Kunming in the Chinese province of Yunnan for the production of phosphorus pentoxide (P2O5). Yunnan Province is a key location for yello…
    04.14.09

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    Tnemec names Wallace VP sales: Terry Wallace

    Tnemec Company, a manufacturer of high-performance protective coatings for industrial and specialized architectural markets, has named Terry Wallace vice president of sales. In this new role, Wallace will assume management of Tnemec’s sales and…
    04.14.09

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    Netzsch appoints Esterly to: Chris Esterly

    Netzsch appoints Esterly to sales management position Netzsch Fine Particle Technology LLC has appointed Chris Esterly sales manager of the mid-Atlantic region. In his new role, Esterly will be responsible for overseeing service and sales support t…
    04.14.09

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    dow, Angus name global: Bryan Kitchen

    dow, Angus name global supply chain leader Bryan Kitchen has been appointed global supply chain leader for Dow Biocides and Angus Chemical Company. Kitchen is based in Midland, MI where he is responsible for creating and implementing supply chain s…
    04.14.09

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    Nuplex Resins : Patrick Nix

    Nuplex Resins appoints managers Nuplex Resins has appointed Patrick Nix to sales and marketing manager, North America. Nix will continue his responsibilities of managing sales and customer service for the North America region. In addition he will…
    04.14.09

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    Almatis appoints Remco De Jong

    Almatis appoints de Jong CEO Almatis has appointed Remco de Jong chief executive officer of the company. He succeeds Martin Laudenbach who has stepped down to pursue a new opportunity. de Jong joined Almatis in 1994 and has held various posi…
    04.14.09

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    Azkonobel announces : Jennifer Midura

    Azkonobel announces personnel changes Jennifer Midura has been appointed AkzoNobel’s director of corporate strategy and mergers and acquisitions. Having joined the company following the acquisition of ICI, Midura played a key role in helping…
    04.14.09

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    Blackmer appoints: Jim Pope

    Blackmer appoints Pope director of finance Blackmer has promoted Jim Pope to director of finance. Pope joined…
    04.14.09

  • Breaking News | Industrial Coatings  | Powder Coatings

    Indian paint industry report

    While companies in mature economies face the challenge of even maintaining sales throughout the ongoing financial crisis, continued growth in India is likely to lead to an additional million tons of coatings demand by 2013, when the total Indian paint mar
    Tim Wright 04.14.09

  • Breaking News

    Valspar teams up with Chicago Cubs

    As a sponsor of Wrigley Field for the 2009 season, Valspar unveiled the newly painted Wrigley Field Marquee and Scoreboard at the Cubs' first home game of the season.
    Tim Wright 04.14.09

  • Breaking News

    Biocoat, Agion to develop and co-market coatings for medical devices

    Biocoat, Inc., maker of lubricious HYDAK hydrophilic coatings, and Agion Technologies, a supplier silver-based antimicrobial solutions, announced a co-marketing agreement to develop and promote a coatings product line featuring Agion's antimicrobial prote
    Tim Wright 04.14.09

  • Breaking News

    Spokane paint-making plant to close

    Sherwin-Williams Co. will close its Columbia Paint and Coatings manufacturing facility in Spokane, WA, eliminating 37 jobs.
    Tim Wright 04.08.09

  • Breaking News

    PSA approves Glasurit premium paint brand

    French automaker Peugeot Socit Anonyme SE (PSA), which manufactures Peugeot and Citron, has approved Glasurit paints for use worldwide.
    Tim Wright 04.08.09

  • Aerospace Coatings | Breaking News

    AkzoNobel launches peelable coating

    A new type of coating—Intergard 10220—originally developed for military use by AkzoNobel Aerospace Coatings is likely to have a much wider impact on civil protection techniques and urban environmental projects in the future.
    Tim Wright 04.07.09

  • Breaking News | Industrial Coatings  | Wood Coatings

    PPG unveils latest wood flooring color trends, technologies

    PPG recently introduced its latest wood flooring color trends and technologies to more than 100 flooring manufacturers and buyers during a seminar in Shanghai.
    Tim Wright 04.07.09

  • Breaking News

    Jotun UAE launches new products

    New products formulated to protect concrete from extreme climate conditions in the region.
    Tim Wright 04.06.09

  • Breaking News

    Hempel launches Hempadur Quattro

    Hempel has introduced a new universal primer, Hempadur Quattro anticorrosive coating that is suitable for a wide range of surfaces and offers a year-round application window.
    Tim Wright 04.06.09