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  • Raw material & Equipment

    ROSS OFFERS NEW

    ROSS OFFERS NEW TRIPLE SHAFT VERSAMIX Ross is now offering a new triple shaft model VMC-2 VersaMix. The VersaMix unit features self-contained high shear rotar stator mixer, high speed disperser, 50 dpi jacketed vessel to heat or cool and contr…
    01.16.06

  • Supplier News

    Akzo Nobel to close U.S. surfactants site

    Akzo Nobel has announced plans to close its McCook plant operated by its surfactants business near Chicago. A project has started to transfer production to some of the company’s other U.S. chemicals facilities, with completion of the tran…
    01.16.06

  • Industrial Coatings  | Supplier News

    ANGUS CHEMICAL INCREASES

    ANGUS CHEMICAL INCREASES AMP-95 CAPACITY Angus Chemical will increase production of AMP-95 (amino-2-methyl-1- propanol), a multi-purpose additive used in a variety of paint and coatings formulations. The increased volume will allow customers…
    01.16.06

  • Supplier News

    LANXESS SELLS

    LANXESS SELLS ISL-CHEMIE TO BERLAC AG Lanxess has sold iSl-Chemie GmbH & Co. KG, Kürten, Germany to Berlac AG, Sissach, Switzerland. The purchase price for iSL-Chemie, a subsidiary of Lanxess business unit Rhein Chemica Rheinau Gmbh,…
    01.16.06

  • Supplier News

    CYTEC INDUSTRIES COMBINES

    CYTEC INDUSTRIES COMBINES SPECIALTY CHEMICALS DIVISION Cytec Industries Inc. has combined its two specialty chemical divisions, Cytec Surface Specialties and Cytec Performance Specialties into a new unit named Cytec Specialty Chemicals. Shane…
    01.16.06

  • Pigments | Supplier News

    LINEARSOURCE PROVIDES

    LINEARSOURCE PROVIDES LOW-COST PIGMENTS ONLINE LinearSource (www.linearsource.com), a new online venture launched in December, was developed to provide a low-cost alternative for pigment cus-…
    01.16.06

  • Supplier News

    AKZO NOBEL RECEIVES OFFER

    AKZO NOBEL RECEIVES OFFER FROM HEXION FOR ITS INK AND ADHESIVE RESINS BUSINESS Akzo Nobel has received an offer from Hexion Specialty Chemicals for its ink and adhesive resins business for €88 million. The offer involves all assets and al…
    01.16.06

  • Supplier News

    ASTM COMMITTEE TO HOLD

    ASTM COMMITTEE TO HOLD MINI-SYMPOSIUM THIS MONTH ASTM International Committee D01 on Paint and Related Coatings, Materials and Applications will hold its annual mini-symposium on Jan. 24 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, FL. The…
    01.16.06

  • Pigments | Supplier News

    IN BRIEF

    IN BRIEF Bunge has launched a new website (www.biphorpigments.com) dedicated to Biphor white pigment…Lanxess Corporation’s U.S. headquarters, located in Pittsburgh, PA, has achieved RC14001 certification. CW…
    01.16.06

  • Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    PARA Paints introduces round paint chips

    PARA Paints has launched a new way to showcase paint colors—round paint chips. The four-inch round chips, which will be available at PARA Paint dealer locations nationally as of mid-February, were developed to help make the paint selectio…
    01.16.06

  • Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    BENJAMIN MOORE, ACE HARDWARE FORM

    BENJAMIN MOORE, ACE HARDWARE FORM MARKETING ALLIANCE Benjamin Moore & Co. and Ace Hardware Corp. have announced a new alliance that will enable qualifying Ace retailers to sell the paint manufacturer’s premium products beginning in…
    01.16.06

  • Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    GOLDEN ARTIST COLORS PAINTS

    GOLDEN ARTIST COLORS PAINTS A NEW PICTURE OF SUSTAINABILITY To help protect against advertising and merchandising practices detrimental to the Golden brand of paints, Golden Artist Colors, Inc. has launched a new initiative designed to reduce…
    01.16.06

  • Industrial Coatings  | Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    SIGMAKALON HAS

    SIGMAKALON HAS ACQUIRED D&M COATINGS SigmaKalon and Gilde Participaties have reached an agreement for the acquisition by SigmaKalon of Doelfray & Macostan Coatings BV (D&M) in Veenendaal. SigmaKalon, a worldwide player in decorati…
    01.16.06

  • Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News | Powder Coatings

    ROHM AND HAAS POWDER

    ROHM AND HAAS POWDER COATINGS CLOSES FACILITY Rohm and Haas Powder Coatings has announced plans to shutter its Aldridge, UK powder coatings plant, consolidating its manufacturing facilities in Europe to three sites. Production will be transfer…
    01.16.06

  • Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    Alvin Products

    ALVIN PRODUCTS ANNOUNCES NEW OWNERSHIP Dampney Company, Inc., a manufacturer of specialty paints and high temperature protective coatings since 1917, has purchased the assets of Alvin Products, Inc., manufacturer of Lab-metal repair and patchi…
    01.16.06

  • Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    TIKKURILA WINS THE RADTECH

    TIKKURILA WINS THE RADTECH EUROPE INNOVATION AWARD FOR COATINGS AND ADHESIVES Tikkurila has received an award from the RadTech Europe Association for the development of the UVITEC 3D ultraviolet (UV) coating system, in which curing of waterbor…
    01.16.06

  • Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News | Powder Coatings

    MORTON POWDER COATINGS

    MORTON POWDER COATINGS RECEIVES MASTAR AWARD Morton Powder Coatings, a Rohm and Haas Company, was among the winners of Masco Corporation’s fifth annual Mastar (Masco Supplier Team Award Recognition) Program. The Mastar Award recognizes a…
    01.16.06

  • Industrial Coatings  | Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    CHEMARK RELEASES STUDY

    CHEMARK RELEASES STUDY The Chemark Consulting Group has released a new report titled, “U.S. Coatings Industry,” which offers analysis of the U.S. Industrial Coatings markets over the next five to 10 years. According to the report, t…
    01.16.06

  • Breaking News

    Diversified Coatings, Inc. Acquires Morwear Brand

    Los Angeles-based paint manufacturer Diversified Coatings, Inc. (DCI) has acquired the Morwear brand of high quality architectural paints and coating products from Morwear Manufacturing, Inc. (MMI) in a transaction approved by Judge Ellen Carroll in…
    Tim Wright 12.21.05

  • Breaking News

    Akzo Nobel Expands Activities in Eastern Europe

    Akzo Nobel is set to become one of the leading suppliers to the Ukrainian decorative paint market after signing an agreement to acquire a 51% controlling share in the coatings activities of Khimrezerv. Headquartered in the Ukrainian capital Kiev,…
    Tim Wright 12.21.05