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  • Adhesives and Sealants | Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    H.B. Fuller acquires adhesive business in Egypt

    H.B. Fuller acquires adhesive business in Egypt H.B. Fuller has completed the acquisition of Egymelt, a manufacturer and marketer of hot melt and specialty water-based adhesives headquartered in Cairo, Egypt. “The acquisition of Egymelt establi…
    10.10.08

  • Automotive Coatings | Pigments | Suppliers Corner

    Ciba launches two new dispersants

    Ciba has introduced two new dispersants for industrial and automotive coatings. Ciba EFKA 4310 and EFKA 4320 are designed to improve the stability of pigment dispersions and their compatibility with resins, thereby increasing flexibility in manufac…
    10.10.08

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    Rohm and Haas Launches Duraplus MP Emulsion

    Rohm and Haas has launched Duraplus MP emulsion, a new binder for the North American floor finish market. This new multi-purpose, styrene-acrylic waterborne copolymer can be formulated to meet the strictest VOC standards and still outperform traditio…
    10.10.08

  • Production Equipment | Suppliers Corner

    Hockmeyer introduces Hcps Immersion Mill

    Hockmeyer introduces new Hcps Immersion Mill Hockmeyer Equipment has introduced the new HCPS immersion mill design, which features the addition of an upper auger and interchangeable scraper blades. Every machine includes both a sidewall scraper and…
    10.10.08

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    Sartomer Introduces sr533R

    Sartomer Introduces sr533R peroxide-cured elastomers Sartomer Company has introduced SR533R, a scorth-retarding version of triallyl isocyanurate (TAIC). This new co-agent allows formulators to mitigate the rapid onset of scorth and increase in-proce…
    10.10.08

  • Laboratory Equipment | Suppliers Corner

    Netzsch offers LabStar

    Netzsch offers LabStar Mill conversion kit Netzsch Fine Particle Technology LLC has developed a conversion kit that allows its LabStar disc mill users to choose between the TriNex or Zeta grinding systems, as well as various batch sizes in the range…
    10.10.08

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    DSM powder coating resins

    DSM powder coating resins launches uralac corres DSM Powder Coating Resins has launched Uralac Corres, a new technology platform based on polyester resins for corrosion protective coatings. The first product in this line, Uralac P7604 is specific…
    10.10.08

  • Laboratory Equipment | Suppliers Corner

    Brookfield offers CT3 texture analyzer

    Brookfield offers CT3 texture analyzer Brookfield Engineering has introduced the new CT3 texture analyzer,…
    10.10.08

  • Business Operation | Industry News

    Dow exploring divestiture options

    The Dow Chemical Company is exploring divestiture options for its Clear Lake Operations acrylic acid and esters, and UCAR Emulsion Systems specialty latex business in North America. Dow has engaged J.P. Morgan to act as financial adviser in support o…
    10.10.08

  • Business Operation | Industry News

    Reichhold to build resin plant in Tianjin, China

    Reichhold to build resin plant in Tianjin, China Reichhold has recently announced plans to expand into the Chinese market by building a composite resins plant in Tianjin, China. Phase I of the new plant is scheduled for completion by the end of 2009…
    10.10.08

  • Industry News

    Cognis sells its stake in JV to PTT Chemical

    Cognis sells its stake in JV to PTT Chemical Cognis has sold its fifty percent stake in Cognis Oleochemicals joint venture to PTT Chemical International, a Singapore-based wholly-owned subsidiary of PTT Chemical Public Company Ltd. PTT Chemical is…
    10.10.08

  • Industry News

    Troy Receives Environmental Stewardship Award

    Troy Receives Environmental stewardship Award Troy Corporation’s Newark, NJ manufacturing facility was awarded the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJ DEP) Stewardship Award. This award is given to members of the regulated co…
    10.10.08

  • Business Operation | Industry News | Pigments

    Altana acquires effect pigment business

    Altana acquires effect pigment business of USBP The Altana Group signed a contract to acquire the effect pigment business of United States Bronze Powders Inc. (USBP). In 2007, USBP achieved sales of approximately $8 million in this business area. US…
    10.10.08

  • Industry News

    Eastman Expands Coatings eCommerce Offerings

    Eastman Expands Coatings eCommerce Offerings Eastman Chemical Company has extended its relationship with ChemPoint.com, an online distributor of fine and specialty chemicals. ChemPoint is now actively marketing and offering sales and customer servi…
    10.10.08

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    BASF appoints Liebelt group VP: Uwe Liebelt

    BASF has named Uwe Liebelt group vice president of the company’s acrylics and dispersions business in North America based in Charlotte, NC. He replaces Cenan Ozmeral, who retired. In his new assignment, Liebelt is responsible for BASF&rsq…
    10.10.08

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    CB Mills Appoints : Ion Despoiu

    CB Mills Appoints marketing director CB Mills has promoted Ion Despoiu to the position of marketing director/new business development. Despoiu previously served as the company’s IT manager. In addition, he has developed a number of marketing…
    10.10.08

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    Diamond dispersions appoints: Ben Wigley

    Diamond dispersions appoints production chemist UK-based Diamond Dispersion has appointed Ben Wigley production chemist. In his new role, Wigley will be responsible for new product development and supervising the production of Diamond’s ran…
    10.10.08

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    CPS Color Group : Harri Kamppa

    CPS Color Group makes two appointments Harri Kämppä has been appointed global supply chain director of CPS Color and as a member of CPS Color Group Oy’s management team. Kämppä will work at CPS Color’s headq…
    10.10.08

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    Evonik names Engel : Klaus Engel

    Evonik names Engel chairman of the board Evonik Industries AG, appointed Klaus Engel, member of the executive board of Evonik Industries AG and chairman of the executive board of Evonik Degussa GmbH, effective January 1. He replaces Werner M…
    10.10.08

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    RPM hires: MIke D. Metivier

    RPM hires senior information technology auditor RPM International has named Mike D. Metivier senior information technology auditor. Metivier has more than 13 years of experience as a network administrator, programmer analyst and information t…
    10.10.08