• 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…

  • DuPont reports solid

    December 4, 2008
    DuPont reports solid third quarter Results DuPont has reported its third quarter results. For the companies Coatings & Color Technologies platform, sales of $1.8 billion were up seven percent over the same period last year. According to the co…

  • PPG growth continues in 3Q

    December 4, 2008
    PPG growth continues in 3Q PPG reported record sales for the third quarter of $4.2 billion, surpassing the prior year’s third quarter results by 37%. Third quarter reported net income was $117 million. Performance Coatings segment sales in th…

  • Eckart completes production site in

    December 4, 2008
    Eckart has completed its first production facility in Asia, located in Zhuhai, Guangdong, China. The 33,000 square-meter site includes manufacturing for aluminum pigments for use in coatings and metallic printing inks. The facilities will also…

  • Sun Chemical forms jv with

    December 4, 2008
    Sun Chemical forms jv with lianyungang Haidi Chemicals Sun Chemical and its parent company, DIC Corp., has formed a joint venture with Lianyungang Haidi Chemicals, Co. Ltd., a leading high performance pigment manufacturer in China. “…

  • Eliokem receives

    December 4, 2008
    Eliokem receives energy saver award Eliokem has received the 2008 Energy Saver award presented by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for its savings at its Akron, OH manufacturing site. The award is part of the Save Energy Now program that…

  • Akzonobel opens ELOTEX

    December 4, 2008
    Akzonobel opens ELOTEX production facility in china AkzoNobel functional chemicals has opened a new production site in Shanghai, China for its Elotex building material additives business. The facility, which produces redispersible powder polymers,…

  • Management change at Relius: Martin Wulle

    December 4, 2008
    Martin Wulle became the new managing director of Relius Coatings GmbH & Co. KG, with headquarters in Oldenburg, Germany and head of BASF’s architectural coatings for Europe. Prior to this, Wulle was head of BASF Coatings Services GmbH Germa…

  • Jarvinen appointed : Erkki Jarvinen

    December 4, 2008
    Järvinen appointed president and CEO Tikkurila oy Erkki Järvinen has been appointed president and CEO of Tikkurila Oy. He previously worked as president and CEO of Rautakirja Corp. Simo Laitala has been appointed regional director for Tikk…

  • Heucotech promotes : Robert Poemer

    December 4, 2008
    Heucotech promotes poemer to 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…

  • evonik inorganic materials: John Luppino

    December 4, 2008
    evonik inorganic materials names luppino vice president Evonik Industries has appointed John Luppino, vice president, key account management–specialty inorganics, for the company’s North American inorganic materials business unit…

  • ISP appoints le Pagne : David Le Pagne

    December 4, 2008
    ISP appoints le Pagne senior sales engineer David Le Pagne has joined International Specialty Products’ (ISP) North America performance chemicals and biocides sales team as senior sales engineer for the West Coast region of the…

  • Eliokem appoints director: John Malloy

    December 4, 2008
    Eliokem appoints director for north American operations Eliokem has appointed John Malloy director, Eliokem, Inc. Malloy was previously the director of finance and administration for Eliokem and will retain those duties along with the new d…

  • Fusion uv systems appoints: P.K. Swain

    December 4, 2008
    Fusion uv systems appoints chief technology officer Fusion UV Systems, Inc. has appointed P.K. Swain chief technology officer and vice president technology. In his new position, Swain is responsible for providing technology leadership for the compa…

  • Sartomer names austin plastics: Jeremy Austin

    December 4, 2008
    Sartomer names austin plastics market development engineer Sartomer Company has named Jeremy Austin market development engineer. He is responsible for market and technology development of functional additives exclusively for the global plastics in…