• New High Performance Multipurpose Additives from Tego

    October 5, 2010
    Evonik Tego Chemie GmbH now offers Tego Rad 2010 and 2011 multipurpose additives. Radiation-curable and cost efficient, these new high performance multipurpose additives can be used in formulating radiation-curing coatings and printing inks. The 5 -…

  • Hamamatsu Introduces New Light Source for UV Curing

    October 5, 2010
    Hamamatsu’s new Lightningcure LC-L3 series is a UV light source for fast UV curing of UV adhesives, UV/radcure coatings, and UV inks. This light source features 9 long-lasting light emitting diodes (LED) that generate stable, high-intensity UV…

  • Eastman to Expand Resin Production

    October 5, 2010
    Eastman Chemical Company will expand production of hydrogenated hydrocarbon resins at its Middelburg, The Netherlands and Longview, TX facilities. The Middelburg expansion, which is the third expansion of its Regalite hydrogenated hydrocarbon resins…

  • Cray Valley Expands Texas Polyols Plant

    October 5, 2010
    The Hydrocarbon Specialty Chemical division of Cray Valley has obtained approval for a 40% capacity increase for its plant at Channelview, TX. The additional capacity is expected to be online by September 2011. The plant produces Poly bd hydroxyl ter…

  • Hydrite Advanced Resins Begins Manufacturing Epoxy Resins at Wisconsin Plant

    October 5, 2010
    Hydrite Advanced Resins, LLC, (HAR), a new company formed from the combined resources of Hydrite Chemical Co. and the technologies of Polymers 2000 LTD, has begun epoxy resin production at its new facility in Cottage Grove, Wisconsin. In March, HAR c…

  • Nubiola Expands Production Capacity of Ultramarine Violets and Pinks

    October 5, 2010
    Pigment supplier Nubiola is set to expand capacity of its ultramarine violets and pinks by 30 percent at its Llodio production plant in Basque Country, Spain. The expansion will be achieved by installing new equipment that operates with Nubiola&rsquo…

  • Sale of Cognis’ UV Acrylates Business to IGM Resins Complete

    October 5, 2010
    Global specialty chemicals supplier Cognis and IGM Resins B.V., based in Waalwijk, The Netherlands, announced that the sale of Cognis’ UV acrylates business has now been formally completed. Following the signing of the Sale and Purchase Agreeme…

  • Coatex Reaffirms its Ambition to Develop its Business in Asia

    October 5, 2010
    Coatex, a subsidiary of Arkema Group, has affirmed its ambition to develop its business in Asia with a new plant to start up mid 2011 and a technical service application laboratory launch early 2011. To attain its objective, Coatex is making solid in…

  • PPG Protective and Marine Coatings Introduces PSX 700SG

    October 5, 2010
    PPG’s protective and marine coatings (PMC) business has introduced PSX 700SG for use by United States Navy vessels and other federal marine coatings applications. The new product is a semi-gloss version of PPG’s patented PSX 700 epoxy pol…

  • Linetec’s Repair & Restoration System for Aluminum Finishes

    October 5, 2010
    Linetec's Field Service team offers a new, environmentally-responsible coating system for on-site repair and restoration of architectural aluminum products' finishes. The innovative formulation of Trinar Aqua air dry system (ADS) coating was…

  • Henkel Develops Ablestik WBC-8901UV

    October 5, 2010
    Recognized for its ease of use and cost-effectiveness with die attach processes for leadframe packages, Henkel has extended its Wafer Backside Coating (WBC) portfolio to also include a solution for stacked die packages. Ablestik WBC-8901UV has been d…

  • BASF Coatings Spa Sells Production Site in Burago Molgora to Alcea Industries

    October 5, 2010
    BASF Coatings Spa has sold its Italian production site in Burago Molgora for the manufacturing of industrial coatings to Alcea Industries Srl, effective October 1, 2010. In addition to the manufacturing facility for liquid paint in Burago Molgora, th…

  • Teknos and Oliva Merge in Poland

    October 5, 2010
    Teknos and Oliva have signed an agreement to merge together and become one of the leading players in the Polish metal paint market. According to the agreement the new company will operate under Teknos-Oliva name and brand. This deal is expected to cl…

  • Sto Corp. Expands in South America With New Operations in Chile

    October 5, 2010
    Sto Corp. is set to begin operations in Santiago, Chile to support an expanding market in the region. Sto Corp. has been working in partnership with a group in Santiago since 2006 and has now completed an acquisition of manufacturing and marketing op…

  • MesoCoat’s Nanocomposite Cermet Coatings Selected as a Top Technology

    October 5, 2010
    MesoCoat Inc.’s PComP nanocomposite cermet coatings have been identified and selected as a breakthrough nanotechnology of potential benefit to the oil and gas exploration and production industry by EPNanoNet. MesoCoat Inc.’s CEO, Andrew S…

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