• Rohm and Haas offers rheology

    October 18, 2007
    Rohm and Haas has launched a new KU-building rheology modifier based on new technology developed by the company. Acrysol RM-895 is a solvent-free, nonionic, HEUR rheology modifier that provides viscosity stability upon colorant addition with improved…

  • JDSU offers new chromaflair

    October 18, 2007
    JDSU has recently launched Chroma­Flair ColorShift glitter pigments. Created using the same thin film technology as its ChromaFlair pigments, ChromaFlair ColorShift glitter gives formulators of paint, coatings, plastics, textiles and packag…

  • Saint-gobain Zirpro

    October 18, 2007
    Saint-Gobain ZirPro recently launched its Zirmil.2, a yttria stabilized zirconia media belonging to the ceramic bead range including ER120, Rimax and ZirStar. The new material offers a more cost effective solution by improving product performance. Zi…

  • DOW Introduces Hypod

    October 18, 2007
    Dow has launched Hypod polyolefin dispersions, propylene- and ethylene-based dispersions that combine the performance of high-molecular-weight thermoplastics and elastomers with the application advantages of a high solids waterborne dispersion. These…

  • Union PRocess offers

    October 18, 2007
    Union Process has built its first C-60 continuous attritor for an environmentally conscientious ceramics manufacturer that produces ceramic proppants and other ceramic media. The C-60 attritor will aid in the grinding of ceramic material pulled from…

  • Ross Offers

    October 18, 2007
    Charles Ross and Son recently introduced a new triple shaft Model VMC-40 sanitary VersaMix. Designed to provide maximum process flexibility to the user, the VersaMix is constructed using all type 316 steel wetted parts, polished to a 180 grit finish.…

  • Rohm and Haas opens second India

    October 18, 2007
    Rohm and Haas Company has recently celebrated the inauguration of its second acrylic emulsions facility in India. The Chennai facility, located in the Sriperumbudur industrial area of Tamil Nadu in South India, is opening with the capacity to make 30…

  • Dow Polyurethanes to increase specialty polyols capability

    October 18, 2007
    Dow Polyurethanes will add 130 million pounds (59 kilotons per annum) of specialty mix polyols capability at its manufacturing facility in Freeport, TX. Scheduled to come on stream in early 2009, the additional capability will support growing d…

  • Dow epoxy announces

    October 18, 2007
    Dow Epoxy has signed definitive agreements to acquire UPPC AG in Germany and Poly-Carb Inc. and GNS Technologies in the U.S. Each of these businesses is a leading epoxy systems formulator in its region. Financial terms of the transactions…

  • Rockwood acquires global

    October 18, 2007
    Rockwood Holdings, Inc. has completed the acquisition of the global color pigments business of Elementis plc. As previously disclosed, Rockwood paid approximately $140 million for Elementis’ color pigments and specialty paint driers busin…

  • ALTANA completes acquisition

    October 18, 2007
    After having received the approval by the German and British antitrust authorities, Altana AG will now complete the acquisition of the worldwide effect pigments business of the British company Wolstenholme Group Ltd. With immediate effect Wolstenholm…

  • OM group to

    October 18, 2007
    OM Group, Inc. has agreed to acquire Borchers GmbH, a leading European-based specialty coatings additives supplier. Borchers operations will be integrated with OMG’s existing advanced organics business. Terms of the deal were not di…

  • PPG acquires Coatings Resource Corporation

    Tim Wright || October 17, 2007
    PPG acquires Coatings Resource Corporation

  • Specialty Coating Systems acquires Parylene Japan K.K.

    Tim Wright || October 16, 2007
    Specialty Coating Systems acquires Parylene Japan K.K.

  • Pony forms partnership with PPG

    Tim Wright || October 15, 2007
    Pony forms partnership with PPG