l A polyurea coating made by HEHR International Polymers will be used to protect a 4.2 mile concrete section of the San Mateo Bridge in San Francisco, CA. Already one year into the 25-month project, some 3.3 million square-feet will be coated with the polyurea coating and an aliphatic topcoat. Glas-Craft, a subsidiary of Cohesant Technologies, is supplying the plural component spray equipment for the project.
l The end of 2001 was a busy time in the $22 billion global adhesives marketplace. Reichhold Inc., part of the Dainippon Ink & Chemicals stable, sold its Swift adhesives business to Forbo Holding, a Zurich-based maker of adhesives, belting and floor coverings. The $250 million Swift business operated in Europe, North, Central and South America and China.
Around the same time, Quest Specialty Chemicals, a new company founded by Frederick A. Quinn and two private equity investment firms, acquired the adhesives and sealants divi
Corporate Maneuvering Marks End of Year in Adhesives
Published August 9, 2005
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