● Sovereign Specialty Chemicals, Inc.:
Karl D. Loos has joined the Chicago,
IL-based company as president of
Sovereign’s industrial market segment.
The industrial market produces and
sells performance adhesives to a wide
range of markets, including automotive,
aerospace, furniture and roofing.
Being a formulator is becoming much more difficult in light of increased regulatory pressures on common raw materials.
Formulators who develop coatings based on oxidatively cured (alkyd) binders face major regulatory obstacles for two key in…