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2014 NAPIM Printing Ink Pioneer Award Recipients
Published May 1, 2014
This year, the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM) honored seven industry leaders with its prestigious Printing Ink Pioneer Award. Below are brief features on each of the award recipients: • Maurice Carruthers, vice p… Read More »
The Additives Report
By David Savastano, Editor
Published May 1, 2014
Additives come in many forms, and the right ingredients can make a major difference in how an ink performs. Read More »
BASF, Sinopec Iinaugurate Acrylic Acid and SAP Plants in Nanjing, China
Published April 11, 2014
BASF and Sinopec inaugurated two new plants for acrylic acid and superabsorbent polymers (SAP) at their state-of-the-art Verbund site, BASF-YPC Co., Ltd., a 50-50 joint venture in Nanjing, China. Additionally, a new butyl acrylate plant will begin pr… Read More »
Arkema Announces Oxygenated Solvents Price Increase
Published April 4, 2014
Increasing price from 4 to 5 percent Read More »
Evonik’s Coating Additives Group Gears Up for ACS 2014
Published March 28, 2014
At this year’s ACS in Atlanta, GA, Evonik’s TEGO group will feature three new product rollouts and debut the Spanish version of their tego.us website. TEGO Twin 4200 is the new universal substrate wetting additive for waterborne wood c… Read More »
Evonik Opens Plant Expansion in Thailand
Published March 14, 2014
Expansion increases current capacity of precipitated silica in Thailand Read More »
Lawter Names Jeff Burget Business Development Manager – Packaging Inks
Published March 12, 2014
Will begin by establishing presence in North America and then will expand his global reach Read More »
American Coatings Show and Conference Visitor Guide
Published March 1, 2014
This biennial exhibition and technical conference is considered to be the premier event for the North American paint and coatings industry. Read More »
Predicting Defoamer Performance in Graphic Arts Applications
By Jeanine M. Snyder, Christine Louis, K. T. Griffin Lai, C. James Reader, Charles R. Hegedus, K. Michael Peck Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (USA) and Air Products Nederland B.V., Utrecht, the Netherlands
Published March 1, 2014
Formulating waterborne inks requires many critical steps to achieve optimal performance. Read More »
Micro Powders’ Warren Pushaw Reflects on Waxes and Additives Industry, Looks Ahead to Retirement
By David Savastano, Editor
Published March 1, 2014
Notes that the waxes and additives industry has changed a lot since he joined Micro Powders in 1982 Read More »
BASF Increases 2013 Sales, Earnings and is Cautiously Optimistic for 2014
Published February 25, 2014
Full year 2013 sales of 74.0 billion euros is up 3 percent Read More »
Solvay Opens Flagship Innovation Center in Singapore
Published February 21, 2014
Solvay announced the opening of a new Research & Innovation center in Singapore, which will be the group’s core innovation ground for its Consumer Chemicals growth engine in the Asia-Pacific region. Located in Singapore’s Biopolis… Read More »
Allnex Opens New Americas HQ, Technology Center
Published February 21, 2014
Allnex announced the official opening of the Americas Headquarters and Technology Center at 9005 Westside Parkway, in Alpharetta, GA. The new center brings together the sales, marketing, technical service and R&D organizations and several func… Read More »
TEGO Launches Twin 4200
Published February 14, 2014
Universal substrate wetting additive for printing inks, waterborne wood and industrial coatings Read More »
BASF Launches New Joncryl Emulsions
Published February 7, 2014
Adds two water-based styrene acrylic emulsions Read More »