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    Troy Receives Environmental Stewardship Award

    Troy Receives Environmental stewardship Award Troy Corporation’s Newark, NJ manufacturing facility was awarded the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJ DEP) Stewardship Award. This award is given to members of the regulated co…
    10.10.08

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    Altana acquires effect pigment business

    Altana acquires effect pigment business of USBP The Altana Group signed a contract to acquire the effect pigment business of United States Bronze Powders Inc. (USBP). In 2007, USBP achieved sales of approximately $8 million in this business area. US…
    10.10.08

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    Eastman Expands Coatings eCommerce Offerings

    Eastman Expands Coatings eCommerce Offerings Eastman Chemical Company has extended its relationship with ChemPoint.com, an online distributor of fine and specialty chemicals. ChemPoint is now actively marketing and offering sales and customer servi…
    10.10.08

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    BASF appoints Liebelt group VP: Uwe Liebelt

    BASF has named Uwe Liebelt group vice president of the company’s acrylics and dispersions business in North America based in Charlotte, NC. He replaces Cenan Ozmeral, who retired. In his new assignment, Liebelt is responsible for BASF&rsq…
    10.10.08

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    CB Mills Appoints : Ion Despoiu

    CB Mills Appoints marketing director CB Mills has promoted Ion Despoiu to the position of marketing director/new business development. Despoiu previously served as the company’s IT manager. In addition, he has developed a number of marketing…
    10.10.08

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    Diamond dispersions appoints: Ben Wigley

    Diamond dispersions appoints production chemist UK-based Diamond Dispersion has appointed Ben Wigley production chemist. In his new role, Wigley will be responsible for new product development and supervising the production of Diamond’s ran…
    10.10.08

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    CPS Color Group : Harri Kamppa

    CPS Color Group makes two appointments Harri Kämppä has been appointed global supply chain director of CPS Color and as a member of CPS Color Group Oy’s management team. Kämppä will work at CPS Color’s headq…
    10.10.08

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    Evonik names Engel : Klaus Engel

    Evonik names Engel chairman of the board Evonik Industries AG, appointed Klaus Engel, member of the executive board of Evonik Industries AG and chairman of the executive board of Evonik Degussa GmbH, effective January 1. He replaces Werner M…
    10.10.08

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    RPM hires: MIke D. Metivier

    RPM hires senior information technology auditor RPM International has named Mike D. Metivier senior information technology auditor. Metivier has more than 13 years of experience as a network administrator, programmer analyst and information t…
    10.10.08

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    Archway sales hires : Bob Stearns

    Archway sales hires new sales representative Archway Sales has hired Bob Stearns as sales representative for the Ohio Valley region. Stearns has nine years experience in the chemical industry, most of which was spent with BASF Corp…
    10.10.08

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    SMC Appoints new : Matt Van Tiem

    SMC Appoints new Product manager Special Materials Company (SMC) has appointed Matt Van Tiem as product manager, paint and coatings/specialty products. In his new position, Van Tiem will be responsible for all SMC’s commercial activiti…
    10.10.08

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    Cray Valley Names : Tom Poltz

    Cray Valley Names poltz plant manager Cray Valley named Tom Poltz plant manager of the company’s Beaumont, TX manufacturing facility. In his new position, Poltz will be responsible for all facility operations and safety. He will report…
    10.10.08

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    Heucotech names : Robert Poemer

    Heucotech names 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 the NAFTA re…
    10.10.08

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    Silberline makes : James E. Mason

    Silberline makes organizational changes Silberline Manufacturing Company has appointed James E. Mason vice president of operations. Prior to joining Silberline, Mason was employed at BASF. Hai-Hue Lin has been appointed global manager, special…
    10.10.08

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    H.B. Fuller names Snyder: Barry S. Snyder

    H.B. Fuller names Snyder Chief technology officer H.B. Fuller Company has appointed Barry S. Snyder chief technology officer. Snyder comes to H.B. Fuller from Celanese Corp. where he served as global technology director for the emulsions/PVOH busi…
    10.10.08

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    Ecology Coatings appoints: Robert G. Crockett

    Ecology Coatings appoints CEo, makes board changes Ecology Coatings Inc., a manufacturer of nanotechnology-enabled UV curable coatings, has appointed Robert G. Crockett chief technology officer. Crockett replaces Richard D. Stromback, who wi…
    10.10.08

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    Stoppert named : James Stoppert

    Stoppert named president and CEO Segetis Segetis, Inc., a manufacturer of a variety of bio-based chemicals and plastics, has appointed James Stoppert president and CEO. Stoppert comes from Cargill where he led the industrial BioProducts business…
    10.10.08

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    Arizona Chemical names: Cornelis Verhaar

    Arizona Chemical names new president and CEO Cornelis Verhaar has joined Arizona Chemical as president and CEO. He replaces, Gerald C. Marterer, who announced his retirement at the end of the year. Marterer will remain on the company’s board…
    10.10.08

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    PPG introduces Duranar powder coatings

    PPG industrial coatings has introduced Duranar powder coatings for architectural aluminum. The coatings are an extension of the existing line of Duranar liquid coatings and are engineered for monumental architectural applications such as building pan…
    10.10.08

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    PPG to acquire BASF North American coil, extrusion coatings business

    PPG to acquire BASF North American coil, extrusion coatings business
    Tim Wright 10.09.08