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    DUPONT TITANIUM TECHNOLOGIES: Sam W. Severance

    DUPONT TITANIUM TECHNOLOGIES MAKES LEADERSHIP CHANGES Sam W. Severance, vice president and general manager, DuPont Titanium Technologies, will retire from the company in early 2006 following 35 years of service. Richard C. Olson, vice pres…
    11.03.05

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    AIR PRODUCTS MAKES: Jeffrey Kramer

    AIR PRODUCTS MAKES EXECUTIVE CHANGES Jeffrey Kramer has been named vice president, corporate development office. In this position, he is responsible for strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, corporate economics and commercial deve…
    11.03.05

  • Raw material & Equipment

    Wacker unveils new silicone foams

    Wacker Silicones unveiled several new solid silicone foams. The new products included the company’s two solid silicone grades, Elastosil R 401/10 and Elastosil R plus 43057/90, and highly transparent silicone prototypes of medium durometer hard…
    11.03.05

  • Additives | Raw material & Equipment | Solvents | Wood Coatings

    Dearator For Solvent-Free, Solventborne Coatings

    Tego Coating & Ink Additives has introduced Tego Airex 940. Designed to eliminate micro and macro foam in flexible floor coatings and wood coatings, Tego Airex 940 is suitable for clear and pigmented epoxy, polyurethane and UV systems. Pigmented…
    11.03.05

  • Raw material & Equipment

    Arkema Launches Neutralization Amine

    Arkema Launches Neutralization Amine Arkema has launched Advantex neutralization amine, an additive that improves the properties of paints and TiO2 slurries, including pigment dispersion, water sensitivity, low VOC formulation capability and low odo…
    11.03.05

  • Raw material & Equipment

    Arkema Launches Neutralization Amine

    Arkema Launches Neutralization Amine Arkema has launched Advantex neutralization amine, an additive that improves the properties of paints and TiO2 slurries, including pigment dispersion, water sensitivity, low VOC formulation capability and low odo…
    11.03.05

  • Raw material & Equipment

    UV Process Supply

    UV Process Supply Releases “MaintainINg UV Curing Equipment” Manual To help users figure out what they need to do to solve UV curing dilemmas as well as ways to avoid these issues in the first place, UV Process Supply has developed the…
    11.03.05

  • Raw material & Equipment

    Ross introduces new mixers

    Ross introduces new mixers Charles Ross & Son Company has introduced a new line of Laboratory-Double Planetary Mixers. The new line is designed as the “DPMS” and is available in several standard sizes from one pint through four-gallo…
    11.03.05

  • Raw material & Equipment

    Ross introduces new mixers

    Ross introduces new mixers Charles Ross & Son Company has introduced a new line of Laboratory-Double Planetary Mixers. The new line is designed as the “DPMS” and is available in several standard sizes from one pint through four-gallo…
    11.03.05

  • Raw material & Equipment

    Brookfield's New R/S Plus Rheometer Increases Flow Measurement Capability

    Brookfield’s New R/S Plus Rheometer Increases Flow Measurement Capability Brookfield Engineering has introduced the enhanced R/S Plus rheometer. R/S Plus provides increased speed range, control reso…
    11.03.05

  • Supplier News

    Kerr-McGee to separate chemical

    The board of directors of Kerr-McGee Corp. has approved the separation of its chemical business through an initial public offering (IPO) of shares of the Class A common stock of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tronox Incorporated. The IPO is planned for…
    11.03.05

  • Supplier News

    kzo Nobel Expands Chemicals Activities In China

    kzo Nobel Expands Chemicals Activities In China Akzo Nobel is ramping up its chemicals activities in China by investing approximately €15 million in two new production facilities, including a new polysulfides plant in Taixing. The company will…
    11.03.05

  • Pigments | Supplier News

    Synthesia To Start

    Synthesia To Start High-Performance DPP Pigments Production Synthesia, a division of Aliachem, is prepared to start the production of diketopyrrolopyrrole (DPP) reds at its pigments and dyes plant in Pardubice, the Czech Republic. The DPP product…
    11.03.05

  • Pigments | Supplier News

    CPMA issues Call For Papers

    CPMA issues Call For Papers The Color Pigments Manufacturers Association, Inc. (CPMA) is now accepting abstracts for papers to be presented at its 2006 CPMA International conference, “Color Pigments 2006—a Global Perspective,” to b…
    11.03.05

  • Supplier News

    Angus SterLington, LA Site Expansion Complete, Facility

    Angus SterLington, LA Site Expansion Complete, Facility Not Affected by Hurricanes The Angus Chemical Co. recently announced the completion of a multi-million dollar investment project at its Sterlington, LA site. The company added additional volum…
    11.03.05

  • Supplier News

    Sartomer Declares

    Sartomer Declares Force Majeure For Wingtack C5 Resin Line Sartomer Company has declared force majeure for its Wingtack C5 resins. The declaration was made as a result of Hurricane Rita and its impact on the company’s manufacturing faciliti…
    11.03.05

  • Supplier News

    Lyondell To

    Lyondell To Increase Propylene Glycol Ether Capacity Lyondell Chemical Company has made plans to increase its annual propylene glycol ether (PGE) capacity by 50,000 metric tons by the beginning of 2007. With this additional PGE capacity, Lyond…
    11.03.05

  • Supplier News

    Remmele Engineering Acquires May Coating Technologies

    Remmele Engineering Acquires May Coating Technologies Remmele Engineering has acquired the May Coating Technologies division of Acumeter Laboratories. The May Coating Technologies line of standard web handling and coating equipment will be integra…
    11.03.05

  • Supplier News

    Thomas E. Hill Receives

    Thomas E. Hill Receives 2005 FSCT Heckel Award The FSCT has awarded FSCT past-president Thomas E. Hill, president and CEO of The Coatings Alliance, the 2005 recipient of the organization’s highest honor—the George Baugh Heckel Award. P…
    11.03.05

  • Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    MetalJacket adds two custom coaters

    Lord Corporation, manufacturer of MetalJacket coatings, has added two new custom coaters to its team. The coaters—The Finishing Company and AquaArmor Tech­nologies—were brought onboard by Lord Corporation to help meet the growing dema…
    11.03.05