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    Research Inc. Introduces high

    Research Inc., a manufacturer of electric infrared heating components and integrated heating systems, has introduced the newly improved ExtrudeIR model 4069E. The ExtrudeIR model 4069E curing system uses high intensity infrared lamps and polish…
    04.05.06

  • Raw material & Equipment

    Ross SysCon Launches Static

    Ross SysCon recently completed a mixer for use as a continuous cooker. The LLPD design is typically used for low viscosity turbulent flow mixing of fluids. This sanitary, continuous design ensured uniform mixing and cooking at much higher production…
    04.05.06

  • Raw material & Equipment

    Waukesha Cherry-BurreL

    Waukesha Cherry-Burrel (WCB) now…
    04.05.06

  • Construction Chemicals | Supplier News

    BASF acquires construction chemicals

    BASF AG has reached an agreement with Degussa AG to acquire Degussa’s construction chemicals business. The purchase price for equity is just under €2.2 billion. As a result, the transaction value for BASF is €2.7 billion. The transact…
    04.05.06

  • Supplier News

    BASF Invests in specialty amines plant in U.S.

    BASF is building an alky-lethanolamine (AEOA) plant at its U.S. Verbund site in Geismar, Louisiana. The new plant, scheduled to come on line in 2007, complements existing amine production facilities at Geismar. The site currently manufactures some 20…
    04.05.06

  • Supplier News

    Degussa expands

    Degussa AG’s coatings and colorants business unit will expand its entire isophorone chemicals production line at the Herne, Germany site. The unit is scheduled to begin operating in 2007. Isophorone and its derivatives, isophorone diamine and…
    04.05.06

  • Automotive Coatings | Supplier News

    Bayer Participates in

    Bayer MaterialScience is participating in the NanoCare research project, which aims to further enhance scientific analysis of nanomaterials. The project, which is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, is focusing on the pro…
    04.05.06

  • Supplier News

    Dow Shuts down

    The Dow Chemical Company will permanently cease production at its Train I toluene diisocyanate (TDI) production line at Texas Operations in Freeport, TX. Effective immediately, the 130 million pounds per year train will be permanently shut down. The…
    04.05.06

  • Supplier News

    Cognis Receives awards

    Cognis has received five awards from the League of American Communica-tions Professionals (LACP) in recognition of the quality of its its marketing communications. The company’s Synlubes Technology and Polymers, Coatings and Inks (PCI) bu…
    04.05.06

  • Powder Coatings | Supplier News

    Reichhold, PRosim and

    Reichhold, Prosim and Ege Kimya have jointly announced the creation of a strategic alliance in Turkey in the fields of unsaturated polyester resins for composites applications and saturated polyester resins for powder coatings. Reichhold and Prosim…
    04.05.06

  • Supplier News

    Industrial Copolymers receives

    Industrial Copolymers, a Preston, UK-based chemical company, recently was awarded an Environmental Waste Management Award in recognition of the company’s continued commitment to the development of environmentally sustainable products and…
    04.05.06

  • Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    Sherwin-Williams forms Security Coating

    Sherwin-Williams has established a new Security Coating Systems business unit to develop and distribute coating technologies that provide detection, mitigation and protection to individuals and infrastructure from threats arising from accidental or i…
    04.05.06

  • Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    HEADLINE: HelveticaNeueLT Std Blk Cn

    BODY COPY: NewCenturySchlbk LT Std, 9 on 12 full justified CAPTION: Helvetica LT Std Cond Blk Obl 9/11. centered or right ragged.…
    04.05.06

  • Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    ppg aerospace chromate-free primer qualified at boeing

    PPG Aerospace-PRC-DeSoto has qualified its chromate-free high solids epoxy aerospace primer at Boeing for use on the composite fuel tank of the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. Desoprime HS CA7501 primer is qualified to Boeing specification BMS 1…
    04.05.06

  • Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    Akzo Nobel planning major coatings expansion in Spain

    Akzo Nobel has agreed to sell its decorative coatings site near Barcelona, Spain as part of an expansion of its business activities there, which will include the construction of a brand new facility. The land and buildings at the Sant Adria de Besos…
    04.05.06

  • Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    Benjamin Moore Magazine

    The second edition of Benjamin Moore’s magazine exclusively dedicated to decorating with color—06COLOR—is now available. This year’s edition of the magazine includes a new addition—18 free super-size color samples. These…
    04.05.06

  • Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    LORD Corp. agrees to purchase business line of Henkel

    Adhesive manufacturer Lord Corp­oration has signed a definitive agreement with Henkel KGaA to purchase Henkel’s rubber-to-substrate bonding and rubber coating business. The business primarily serves automotive and industrial manufacturers…
    04.05.06

  • Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    DAP acquires patch

    DAP, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of RPM International, has acquired Custom Building Products’ line of ready-to-use pre-mix patch and repair products. Custom is based in Seal Beach, CA and has a 40-year history as a producer of tile and sto…
    04.05.06

  • Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    DAP acquires patch

    DAP, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of RPM International, has acquired Custom Building Products’ line of ready-to-use pre-mix patch and repair products. Custom is based in Seal Beach, CA and has a 40-year history as a producer of tile and sto…
    04.05.06

  • Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    Wal-Mart freshens

    Wal-Mart is rolling out a new paint fixture into select and remodeled stores this year. The display expands on the retailer’s colors assortment and features a selection of good, better and best paints including Colorplace, Dutch Boy and Kilz pa…
    04.05.06