• Eliokem introduces Pliotec CR30

    November 14, 2008
    Eliokem introduces Pliotec CR30 for low VoC formulations Eliokem has introduced Pliotec CR30 resin to aid in low VOC formulations. This acrylic latex was designed specifically for high performance low VOC (below 50 g/l) garage floor coatings and can…

  • Brookfield updates dv-11+pro viscometer

    November 14, 2008
    Brookfield updates dv-11+pro viscometer Brookfield Engineering has recently launched the newly redesigned DV-II+Pro Viscometer. It features bi-directional communication when used with a dedi…

  • Rohm and Haas opens Asia technical lab

    November 14, 2008
    Rohm and Haas Company has opened a new Southeast Asia Technical Laboratory in Singapore. The lab supports Rohm and Haas’ latest efforts to bring new technology to the Southeast Asia market. “Rohm and Haas has been adapting its technology…

  • Arkema opens 2-ethyl hexyl acrylate production unit

    November 14, 2008
    Arkema will open a new 2-ethyl hexyl acrylate production unit at its Carling site in France to keep up with the strong growth of the acrylic esters market. Due to come on stream in the fall of 2009, this 50,000 metric ton production unit will use a n…

  • Imerys Acquires Mica Business from Zemex Minerals Group

    November 14, 2008
    Imerys Acquires Mica Business from Zemex Minerals Group Imerys has acquired Kings Mountain Minerals Inc. and Suzorite Mining Inc. from Zemex Minerals Group Inc. These companies have two plant sites totaling 100 employees, one located in Kings Mountai…

  • Lanxess to use raw material for energy generation

    November 14, 2008
    Lanxess to use raw material for energy generation Lanxess AG is building a cogeneration plant at its Brazilian site in Porto Felize for the combined generation of steam and electricity. The new plant, which will have a capacity of 4.5 MW, will oper…

  • BASF names Ordonez group VP,: Juan Carlos Ordonez

    November 14, 2008
    BASF has appointed Juan Carlos Ordonez group vice president, coatings, in North America. He is based in Southfield, MI. Ordonez joined BASF South America in 1982. Since then he has served in a variety of management roles with increasing responsibilit…

  • Lubrizol makes : Steve Kirk

    November 14, 2008
    Lubrizol makes management changes Lubrizol Corp. has made a number of management changes to better support the company’s business objectives. The newly appointed leadership will focus on enhancing product innovations across the enterprise, i…

  • Sartomer Names rose global

    November 14, 2008
    Sartomer Names rose global strategic account manager Sartomer Company has named Michael Rose global strategic ac-count manager. In this position, Rose is responsible for coordinating and growing sales, developing sales strategy and internal resour…

  • Sun CHemical makes : Felipe Mellado

    November 14, 2008
    Sun CHemical makes two new appointments Sun Chemical has named Felipe Mellado chief marketing officer and Bradley Schrader vice president of strategy and business development. As the chief marketing officer, Mellado will oversee all of Sun Chemic…

  • Dow izolan announces : Mikhail Tsarfin

    November 14, 2008
    Dow izolan announces new leadership Dow Izolan, the joint venture company between Dow Chemical and Russian polyurethane systems producer, Izolan, has named Mikhail Tsarfin general manager. Since the JV formation in 2006, Tsarfin has been the compa…

  • quaker chemical names : Michael F. Barry

    November 14, 2008
    quaker chemical names barry president and ceo Michael F. Barry, formerly senior vice president and managing director, North America, Quaker Chemical Corp., has been named president and CEO. In addition, he was elected as a member of the boa…

  • AkzoNobel targeting growth in India

    Tim Wright November 13, 2008
    AkzoNobel targeting growth in India

  • Colorcon opens new technology center

    Tim Wright November 12, 2008
    Colorcon opens new technology center

  • TexCote's Coolwall chosen to modernize USCIS building

    Tim Wright November 11, 2008
    TexCote's Coolwall chosen to modernize USCIS building