• Rohm and Haas Polska opens

    December 20, 2007
    || Rohm and Haas Polska has opened a brand new warehouse located in Mszczonów, 50 km south of Warsaw. This warehouse will be…

  • Lubrizol offers PowerAdd 9080

    December 20, 2007
    || Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. has launched PowerAdd 9080 structuring additive for hammertone finishes. Using PowerAdd 9080 additive, formulators of industrial powder coatings, including polyester-TGC, polyester/epoxy hybrids, polyester/primids or…

  • Cytec Launches new Coatings and adhesive products

    December 20, 2007
    || Cytec Industries has launched a number of new products for the coatings, printing inks and adhesives markets. Duroxyn VEF 2406w/45WA, a cationic epoxy ester resin is zero VOC, solvent free, one pack, fast drying with quick recoat time, and gives good…

  • Clariant launches new

    December 20, 2007
    || Clariant launches new pigments for coatings Clariant has launched a number of new high performance pigments for industrial and automotive coatings. Hostaperm Red D2G 70 and Hostaperm Red D3G 70 are high performance red pigments based on diketopyrr…

  • Elementis Specialties

    December 20, 2007
    || Elementis Specialties offers Rheolate CVS Elementis Specialties has introduced Rheolate CVS-1, -2, -3 color viscosity stabilizers for water-based paint and coatings. Rheolate CVS series are specifically developed to eliminate or minimize viscosit…

  • Chemtura offers

    December 20, 2007
    || Chemtura offers Adiprene K Urethane System Chemtura Corp. has launched Adiprene K one-component urethane systems. The new Adiprene K range can provide processing advantages for applications ranging from abrasion-resistant elastomeric coatings to l…

  • Nuplex resins launches

    December 20, 2007
    || Nuplex resins launches setaqua waterborne polymer Nuplex Resins has launched Setaqua waterborne polymer resin to the North American coatings market. The Setaqua product line consists of specialty acrylic dispersions, emulsions and alkyd emul…

  • Evonik acquires Degussa Engineered

    December 20, 2007
    || Evonik Industries has acquired the remaining 50% share in its former carbon black joint venture Degussa Engineered Carbons (DEC) from ECI. DEC will now be a 100% owned subsidiary of Evonik. Financial details of the transaction will not be discl…

  • Eliokem acquires polymer

    December 20, 2007
    || Eliokem has signed a purchase agreement with Mumbai, India-based Apar Industries, to acquire its polymer division for $27.5 million subject to regulatory approval. Apar’s polymer division is the sole Indian manufacturer of nitrile rubber and ha…

  • Arch chemicals urges U.S. to

    December 20, 2007
    || Arch Chemicals is calling upon the U.S. to join 25 other nations that have ratified the International Convention on the Control of Harmful Anti-Fouling Systems on Ships. Having secured the minimum passage by 25 nations, the treaty will ban the use of…

  • OM Group

    December 20, 2007
    || OM Group, Inc. has acquired Borchers GmbH, a European-based specialty coatings additive supplier. The Borchers operation will be integrated with OMG’s existing advanced organics business. “Borchers is an excellent fit with o…

  • Helios has acquired the company Avrora in Ukraine

    Tim Wright December 19, 2007
    || Helios has acquired the company Avrora in Ukraine

  • PPG to acquire Brown Brothers from Unipart Automotive

    Tim Wright December 19, 2007
    || PPG to acquire Brown Brothers from Unipart Automotive

  • Benjamin Moore acquires Insl-x

    Tim Wright December 17, 2007
    || Benjamin Moore acquires Insl-x

  • PPG receives approval from EU regulators to acquire SigmaKalon

    Tim Wright December 12, 2007
    || PPG receives approval from EU regulators to acquire SigmaKalon