• Erkki Jarvinen is new

    December 4, 2008
    Erkki Järvinen is new president and CEO of Tikkurila Erkki Järvinen has been appointed president and CEO of Tikkurila Oy. He is currently working as president and CEO of Rautakirja Corporation, which belongs to Sanoma Oyj. He has held the…

  • DuPont opens

    December 4, 2008
    DuPont opens office in Abu Dhabi DuPont has opened its second office in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), focusing specifically on strengthening the company’s relationships with the oil and gas industry. Additional markets include building and…

  • Durr and Henkel cooperate

    December 4, 2008
    Dürr and Henkel cooperate on dip coating technology Henkel and Dürr have joined together to further develop Henkel’s patented Aquence technology, an autophoretic dip coating process that needs no heavy metals whatever and thus reduce…

  • Qioptiq Group completes

    December 4, 2008
    Qioptiq Group completes sale of coatings business Qioptiq, an international designer and manufacturer of optical solutions, has completed the sale of its Plymouth, UK-based coatings business. In a management buyout, the team, led by Ian Moyes, has…

  • Colorcon opens new technology center

    December 4, 2008
    Colorcon opens new technology center Colorcon, a formulator of a wide range of film coating products and other excipients for the pharmaceutical industry, has opened its new Western Region Technology Center in Irvine, CA. This new facility will feat…

  • TexCote's Coolwall chosen

    December 4, 2008
    TexCote’s Coolwall chosen to modernize USCIS building TexCote has applied its Coolwall patented energy-saving exterior coating to the new U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services immigration buildings in South Florida. The application of th…

  • Sun Chemical offers HPP for auto coatings

    December 4, 2008
    Sun Chemical has introduced Palomar Delta Blue 60, a new durable reddish blue high performance pigment for automotive coatings. By virtue of the pigment’s reddish blue shade, compared with conventional Blue 60, up to 50% of the pigmentation in…

  • Huntsman Pigments

    December 4, 2008
    Huntsman Pigments launches two Ti02 pigments Huntsman Pigments has introduced two new titanium dioxide pigments for the European market. Deltio 81X is the first pigment in the Deltio range designed specifically for the industrial coatings market…

  • Ross' new 150 hp

    December 4, 2008
    Ross’ new 150 hp ultra high shear mixer Charles Ross and Son Company has introduced the new model of the PreMax Mixer, one of the company’s specialty high shear mixer designs. The PreMax is a highly efficient mixer, often used to improve…

  • Greive offers

    December 4, 2008
    Greive offers walk-in batch oven Grieve offers No. 942 gas-fired, 350˚F walk-in batch oven. Used for curing epoxy this large-capacity oven features 4” insulated walls throughout, aluminized steel interior and exterior, three independent…

  • BASF introduces glyoxal

    December 4, 2008
    BASF introduces glyoxal website and brochure BASF offers details on the chemical intermediate glyoxal through its website and a brochure, “Glyoxal: The Sustainable Solution for Your Business.” These publications provide information on…

  • Bondaflex offers Ucolor

    December 4, 2008
    Bondaflex offers Ucolor for color matching sealants Bondaflex Ucolor color matching for silicone sealants is a new coloring system that enables users to add pigments to both one-part silicone and two-part polyurethane sealants on the job site. Thi…

  • AkzoNobel's earnings increase for

    December 4, 2008
    AkzoNobel released its results for the third quarter 2008. The decorative paints business unit reported four percent growth and one percent growth from the acquisition of Barloworld in South Africa. Asia and Latin America continued to demonstrate str…

  • Brookfield Engineering's new informational website

    December 4, 2008
    Brookfield Engineering’s new informational website Brookfield Engineering hosts viscosityjournal.com, a free informational website and resource dedicated to professionals in the viscosity and…

  • Solid earnings

    December 4, 2008
    Solid earnings for asian paints in 2Q Asian Paints has released results for the quarter ended September 30, 2008. For the quarter, net profit of the group has increased by 15.5% to Rs. 131.5 crores (~$26 million) from Rs. 113.9 crores (~$22 milion…