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    SUN CHEMICAL PERFORMANCE: Peter Krummeck

    SUN CHEMICAL PERFORMANCE PIGMENTS NAMES KRUMMECK DIRECTOR OF SALES Sun Chemical Performance Pigments has appointed Peter Krummeck director of sales. In his new role, Krummeck will be responsible for all sales and salesrelated activities outsi…
    01.16.06

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    3M ELECTS BUCKLEY: George W. Buckley

    3M ELECTS BUCKLEY CHAIRMAN, PRESIDENT AND CEO George W. Buckley has been elected chairman, president and chief executive officer of 3M. He succeeds interim chairman and CEO Robert S. Morrison, who has led the company since July 1, 2005. Buckle…
    01.16.06

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    MASCO ANNOUNCES MANAGEMENT APPOINTMENTS: Jai Shah

    MASCO ANNOUNCES MANAGEMENT APPOINTMENTS Jai Shah has been appointed vice president, strategic planning. In his new position, Shah will assist the company’s group executive in the development of platform strategic plans. Shah joined Masco…
    01.16.06

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    PRA COATINGS TECHNOLOGY CENTRE: Jonathan Bourne

    PRA COATINGS TECHNOLOGY CENTRE NAMES NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR PRA Coatings Technology Centre has appointed Jonathan Bourne to the position of managing director. Bourne joins PRA from Ernst and Young LLP, where he lead the chemicals sector practice…
    01.16.06

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    WOLSTENHOLME INTERNATIONAL: Henry Brooks

    WOLSTENHOLME INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCES U.S.-BASED TEAM Wolstenholme International Inc. has appointed several key personnel from former MD-Both Industries to its West Chicago, IL office. The following people have joined the U.S. team: Henry Brook…
    01.16.06

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    H.B. FULLER APPOINTS CORPORATE: Timothy Keenan

    H.B. FULLER APPOINTS CORPORATE OFFICERS, VP HUMAN RESOURCES H.B. Fuller Company has appointed Timothy Keenan general counsel and corporate secretary and Cheryl Reinitz has been appointed vice president and treasurer. Keenan has served as deput…
    01.16.06

  • Additives | Raw material & Equipment | Solvents

    Tego introduces Airex deaerators

    Tego Coating and Ink Additives has introduced Tego Airex 945, 950 and 955 deaerators for high-solids, solventbased automotive and industrial coatings. Designed to deaerate and promote flow and leveling, these three new products prevent defects…
    01.16.06

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    DAIKIN HIRES NEW PERSONEL: Steve Mariconti

    DAIKIN HIRES NEW PERSONEL Daikin America, has hired Steve Mariconti as technical service and applications development manager for DAI-EL high performance fluoroelastomers. He brings more than 20 years of experience in the elastomer industry. A…
    01.16.06

  • Pigments | Raw material & Equipment

    INFORMATION PACKAGE

    INFORMATION PACKAGE Bunge has published a six-page brochure introducing its new Biphor white pigment. The booklet contains a technical paper describing the research that went into the discovery of the key component of Biphor: an amorphous alum…
    01.16.06

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    ACE HARDWARE NAMES ELMORE: Michael Elmore

    ACE HARDWARE NAMES ELMORE AS VP INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Ace Hardware Corp. has named Michael Elmore vice president information technology for Ace Hardware Corp. Elmore will direct Ace’s information technology operations and expansion both…
    01.16.06

  • Additives | Raw material & Equipment | Wood Coatings

    EFKA OFFERS ORGANICALLY

    EFKA OFFERS ORGANICALLY MODIFIED POLYSILOXANE EFKA now offers Ciba EFKA 3288 organically modified polysiloxane for use in solvent-based, high-gloss, transparent wood coatings and other solventbased systems. The main benefits of EFKA 3288 are 1…
    01.16.06

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    DSM HIRES VAN LEEN: Rob Van Leen

    DSM HIRES VAN LEEN DSM has appointed Rob van Leen to the newly created position of chief innovation officer. van Leen has worked for DSM since 1987 and has held various leadership positions in the company. In his new position, he will focus…
    01.16.06

  • Raw material & Equipment

    NOVEON OFFERS CARBOSET

    NOVEON OFFERS CARBOSET CR-715 FOR DIY CLEAR WOOD Noveon offers Carboset CR-715 acrylic copolymer provides clarity, chemical resistance and durability in a wide variety of DIY clear wood applications, including brushing varnishes and flow finis…
    01.16.06

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    CHEMCENTRAL: Phil A. Scafido

    CHEMCENTRAL NAMES DIRECTOR OF SALES AND MARKETING Chemcentral has appointed Phil A. Scafido senior vice president, director of sales and marketing, based at its Chicago headquarters. Scafido will be responsible for all sales and marketi…
    01.16.06

  • Powder Coatings | Raw material & Equipment

    DEGUSSA LAUNCHES

    DEGUSSA LAUNCHES AEROSIL FUMED SILICAS Degussa AG offers Aerosil R 9200, a new generation of hydrophobic fumed silicas used in the formulation of scratch-resistant coatings. High filler loading levels can be achieved without a major impact on…
    01.16.06

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    SOLVAY CHEMICALS NAMES: Richard Hogan

    SOLVAY CHEMICALS NAMES HOGAN PRESIDENT AND CEO Richard Hogan has been named president and CEO of Solvay Chemicals, Inc. Hogan succeeds David Birney, who will continue to hold the position of president and CEO of Solvay America, Inc. Hogan join…
    01.16.06

  • Binders | Raw material & Equipment

    WACKER SILRES SILICONE RESINS

    WACKER SILRES SILICONE RESINS ENHANCE HEAT RESISTANCE Wacker Group offers Silres resins, which are specialty polysiloxanes that enhance the heat resistance of coatings and polymers. Silres resins serve as binders for high-temperature resistant…
    01.16.06

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    AMERON NAMES WAGNER VP, COO: Gary Wagner

    AMERON NAMES WAGNER VP, COO Ameron International has appointed Gary Wagner executive vice president and COO.Wagner joined the company in 1985 and has had numerous responsibilities in treasurer and financial management and planning. CW…
    01.16.06

  • Binders | Raw material & Equipment

    WACKER SILRES SILICONE RESINS

    WACKER SILRES SILICONE RESINS ENHANCE HEAT RESISTANCE Wacker Group offers Silres resins, which are specialty polysiloxanes that enhance the heat resistance of coatings and polymers. Silres resins serve as binders for high-temperature resistant…
    01.16.06

  • 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