Industry News

  • IGT Testing Systems, Testprint BV Reach Agreement for International Cooperation

    June 17, 2010
    IGT Testing Systems and Testprint BV announced that they have reached an agreement for international cooperation.      Both companies have been active in the paper, ink, printing and allied industries for a very long time and their r…


  • Diransa San Luis S.A., Ercros Deutschland GmbH Signed Agreement for Cooperation

    June 17, 2010
    The producers of emulsion polymers, Diransa San Luis S.A., Buenos Aires, Argentina and Ercros Deutschland GmbH, Recklinghausen, Germany, announce that an agreement of cooperation has been signed in the field of waterborne binders and solid resins for…


  • DSM to Increase Prices for All Liquid Coating Resins in North America

    June 17, 2010
    Effective June 1, DSM NeoResins will increase prices in North America for all its liquid resins with USD $0.04 to USD $0.15 per pound, depending on the product line. The price increase affects the entire liquid coating resins, adhesives, graphic arts…


  • Hydrite Announces Lucidene Price Increase

    June 17, 2010
    Effective May 17, 2010, Hydrite Chemical Co. will be increasing list and off-list pricing for Lucidene emulsions by $0.05/lb to $0.08/lb. This price increase is necessitated by raw material costs increasing and supply shortages of key raw materials.…


  • CHINACOAT 2010 Announces New Show Days

    June 17, 2010
    Sinostar International Ltd. in Hong Kong, the organizer of the CHINACOAT series of exhibitions, announced the show date of CHINACOAT this year, originally scheduled to be held on Dec. 1-3 in Guangzhou, needed to be re-scheduled to Sept. 27-29.  …


  • Cook Composites and Polymers (CCP)

    April 29, 2010
    Cook Composites and Polymers (CCP) announced a price increase for all emulsions products, effective for shipments on and after Feb. 1, 2010, prices increased up to $0.05 per pound for all ESI-CRYL emulsion polymers, wax emulsions and resin solutions.…


  • Photomer 3000 series

    April 29, 2010
    Photomer 3000 series epoxy acrylates increases by $0.13/lb. Photomer 4000/8000 series monomer acrylates increases by $0.14/lb. Photomer 5000 series polyester acrylates increases by $0.12/lb. Photomer 6000 series urethane acrylates also increases by $…


  • Cognis Corporation

    April 29, 2010
    Cognis Corporation is increasing prices for all Photomer and Bisomer brand product, effective March 15, 2010 or as contracts allow.…


  • Evonik Industries' Coatings & Additives Business Unit

    April 29, 2010
    Evonik Industries’ Coatings & Additives Business Unit announces a price increase for all Fischer-Tropsch and polyethylene waxes marketed under the trade name of Vestowax in Europe and the Middle East, effective from Feb. 1, 2010 and will be…


  • Evonik Industries

    April 29, 2010
    The Inorganic Materials Business Unit of Evonik Industries is increasing prices for carbon black pigments and pigment preparations by up to 9 percent, depending on the product, effective for all deliveries on or after March 1, 2010.…


  • Sartomer USA, LLC

    April 29, 2010
    Sartomer USA, LLC announced price increases for its monomers and oligomers sold in the Americas effective March 15, 2010 or as existing contracts allow. The change applies to all oligomers, all acrylate and methacrylate monomers, and all MCure and Sa…


  • Hydrite Chemical Co.

    April 29, 2010
    Hydrite Chemical Co. increased its list and off-list pricing effective Feb. 15, 2010 for its Lucidene emulsions and Morcryl solution product lines.…


  • Chimista Chooses E.W. Kaufmann

    April 29, 2010
    Chimista Specialty Chemicals, LLC has authorized the E.W. Kaufmann Company to promote their line of environmentally friendly solvents.…


  • M. F. Cachat Expands Agreement with Columbian Chemicals

    April 29, 2010
    The M. F. Cachat Company announces expansion of its distribution agreement with Columbian Chemicals carbon black products to include the northeast and southeast U.S.…


  • GSE Dispensing Appoints Ariangraf In Spain, Portugal

    April 29, 2010
    GSE Dispensing has appointed the Barcelona-based graphics industry distributors Ariangraf as its representatives for Spain and Portugal.…