• Tego Introduces defoamer

    April 15, 2008
    || Tego Coating Additives and Specialty Resins has introduced Tego Foamex 843 for waterborne wood coating formulations. The use of Foamex 843 results in fast and complete foam knock-down, preventing micro- and macro-foam, with good compatibility and exc…

  • Sartomer opens new plant in China

    April 15, 2008
    || Sartomer Company has opened a new manufacturing plant in Nansha, in the Guangzhou province of China. The facility will manufacture specialty acrylate monomers and oligomers used as raw materials in products including paint, coatings, inks and adhesiv…

  • Atlas Introduces digital control

    April 15, 2008
    || Atlas Material Testing Solutions has introduced a new advanced digital control system for its Ci5000 Weather-Ometer. The Ci5000 xenon-arc Weather-Ometers, which are available with low voltage or…

  • Eliokem acquires Indian polymer division

    April 15, 2008
    || Eliokem has completed the acquisition of the polymer division of Apra Industries Ltd., India for $28 million. After the acquisition Eliokem’s global revenues will reach €200 million for a combined capacity in excess of 100,000 tons of poly…

  • Clariant expands pigments business

    April 15, 2008
    || Clariant International and Zhejiang Baihe Chemical Holding Group have announced plans to expand the Hangzhou Baihe Clariant Pigments Company Ltd. joint venture by investing in a world-scale plant for the production of quinacridone specialty organic p…

  • Goldschmidt changes name to Reaxis

    April 15, 2008
    || Goldschmidt Industrial Chemical Corp., formerly a subsidiary of Degussa AG, now Evonik, recently announced a company name change to Reaxis Inc. Several senior level managers acquired the industrial chemicals division of Evonik in a management buyou…

  • Buhler and Aveka form JV

    April 15, 2008
    || Buhler Inc. and Aveka Inc. have formed a joint operation for a development and demonstration laboratory, which will offer North American customers in the fields of wet grinding and dispersion technology on-site support. Buhler will make the complet…

  • PPG industrial coatings promotes: Howard Wright

    April 15, 2008
    || PPG Industries’ industrial coatings business has promoted Howard Wright to general manager, global coil and extrusion products and John Shaffer to business director, COEX Americas. Wright will manage the company’ global COEX busin…

  • Chemark Consulting group: Garrett Shawhan

    April 15, 2008
    || Chemark Consulting group Expands into Asia/PAcific Region Chemark Consulting Group has expanded its services into the Asia/Pacific region through the addition of Garrett Shawhan as its global strategy development and execution specialist. Sha…

  • Dow Corning Names : Jennifer Kempf

    April 15, 2008
    || Dow Corning Names Kempf Account manager Dow Corning has named Jennifer Kempf construction OEM account manager. In her new position, Kempf will serve as the account representative for all day-to-day selling activities and account manage…

  • Tronox makes : Robert Gibney

    April 15, 2008
    || Tronox makes organizational changes Robert Gibney, who is currently vice president of corporate affairs, Tronox Inc., is assuming responsibility for human resources as he continues to lead the company’s investor relations and communications…

  • Brookfield engineering : Vincent Herbert

    April 15, 2008
    || Brookfield engineering appoints two sales engineers Brookfield Engineering Laboratories has appointed Vincent Herbert senior sales engineer. Herbert has more than 25 years experience in product testing, marketing, technical support and sales. In…

  • Blackmer appoints district : Hiro S. Chandwani

    April 15, 2008
    || Blackmer appoints district manager for South Asia Blackmer has appointed Hiro S. Chandwani district manager, South Asia region including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, the Maldives and Sri Lanka. Chandwani’s responsibilities wi…

  • Kaman Industrial names: Thomas Weihsmann

    April 15, 2008
    || Kaman Industrial names VP, regional manager Kaman Industrial Technologies has promoted Thomas Weihsmann to vice president, regional manager. In his new position, he will assume full management responsibility over Kaman’s Southeast region.…

  • Lord names new custom coater in

    April 15, 2008
    || Lord Corporation, manufacturer of MetalJacket coatings, has added a new MetalJacket custom coater. The coater, AquaArmour France of Bernay, France, will help Lord Corporation customers meet the growing demand for MetalJacket coatings for both automo…

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