Industry News

  • IdeOn LLC Specializes in Packaging, Label Segments

    11.16.06
    A group of leading experts in ink and printing technology announced the formation of IdeOn LLC (www.ideonllc.com), a new company specializing in technical solutions for the packaging and label segments of the printing industry.     …


  • Pitman Company Named National Distributor For Rad-Cure Corporation

    11.16.06
    National Distributor for Rad-Cure Corporation Pitman Company has been named national distributor for Rad-Cure Corporation, an industry-leading manufacturer of UV curable coatings and adhesives, as well as specialty aqueous products for the narrow web…


  • Cytec Expanding Production of Acrylic Resins in North America

    11.16.06
    Cytec Industries Inc. announced the manufacturing start-up for select MACRYNAL high solids acrylic polyols and VIACRYL water-based acrylics at the company’s Langley, SC production facility. The capital investment made at the Langley plant shoul…


  • D.B. Becker Co. Appointed Exclusive Sales Rep for SI Group

    11.16.06
    D.B. Becker Co., Inc., Clinton, NJ, has been appointed exclusive sales representative for the SI Group, Electronics Specialties Division, located in Schenectady, N.Y.  IsoRads, radiation curable oligomers and IsoRad UV curable self-initiating ma…


  • Rohm and Haas Names Chemcentral U.S. Distributor

    11.16.06
    Rohm and Haas has announced the move to a single U.S. distributor for its North American architectural and functional coatings business, effective Jan. 1, 2007.  Chemcentral, headquartered in Bedford Park, IL, will represent Rohm and Haas in the…


  • OM Group Announces Appointments for Advanced Organics

    11.16.06
    OM Group, Inc.’s Advanced Organics business unit recently announced the appointment of CNX Distribution as its sales agent in Arkansas, and the M.F. Cachat Company as its sales agent for Tennessee.…


  • Cambridge Viscosity Selects New Name, Logo

    11.16.06
    Cambridge Applied Systems, a pioneer in modern viscosity management technology, has changed its name to Cambridge Viscosity, Inc.      “Our new name better describes who we are and what we do,” said company president Rob…


  • Clariant Announces Price Increases

    10.10.06
    In response to rising costs of raw materials, energy, and logistics, the Pigments & Additives Division of Clariant announced global price increases for several of its products, effective Oct. 1, 2006.      The Pigments & Addi…


  • Cytec Announces Price Increases on Amino and Phenolic Resins in Americas

    10.10.06
    Cytec Industries Inc. announced that it is increasing prices in North and South America of its Cymel, Aerotex, Melurac and Cyrez amino resins, and of its Alvonol phenolic resins. The increases took effect on Sept. 15, 2006.      …


  • Sartomer Names J.H. Calo Company as Wingtack Resin Distributor

    10.10.06
    Sartomer Company announced that J.H. Calo Company, Westbury, NY, has been named the newest distributor of its Wingtack resin line. Sartomer acquired the tackifying resin line from Goodyear in 2005.       J.H. Calo will be respo…


  • Resinall Europe, Megara Resins Announce Agreement

    10.10.06
    Resinall Europe, BVBA and Megara Resins, SA announced the establishment of a manufacturing and sales agreement. Under the terms of this agreement, Megara will manufacture modified rosin resins for Resinall’s exclusive sale and distribution into…


  • Membrana, Hager + Elsasser Announce Agreement

    10.10.06
    Membrana announced that an agreement has been reached with Hager + Elsässer GmbH (formerly Ondeo Industrial Solutions GmbH) relating to Hager + Elsässer’s European patent EP 0 899 239. The patent applies to the treatment of water wher…


  • Cognis Consolidates European Manufacture of DSX Rheology Additive

    10.10.06
    To meet the rising demand for environmentally friendly high-performance rheology additives, Cognis has now consolidated the European production of its DSX range of rheology additives at its site in Castellbisbal, near Barcelona.     …


  • Hexion Specialty Chemicals To Rebrand Latex Products Under Axilat Name

    10.10.06
    Hexion Specialty Chemicals is renaming its full range of polymer dispersions in Europe and redispersible powders globally under the new brand name, Axilat.      “With our recent purchase of the polymer dispersions business from…


  • Pitman Company Acquires Charrette LLC

    10.10.06
    Pitman Company has acquired Charrette LLC. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.      Charrette LLC becomes a division of the Pitman Company and will continue to operate under the Charrette name. John J. Ford III (“Jack&…


  • C.P. Hall Appoints Chemcentral Australia Pty., Ltd. as Distributor

    10.10.06
    Chemcentral Australia Pty., Ltd. announced that it is now representing the C.P. Hall Company in Australia and New Zealand.      The C. P. Hall Company is a leading supplier of performance additives to the polymer and personal care in…


  • Buhler Takes Over IdraPrince

    09.13.06
    On Aug. 10, 2006, Buhler took over IdraPrince, Holland, MI. With this move, Buhler is taking an important step in the expansion of its die casting division.      Through its consistent alignment with the market and through its innova…


  • Cytec Announces Price Increases on Radcure Resins in the Americas

    09.13.06
    Cytec Industries Inc. announced it is increasing prices of its Radcure epoxy acrylate resins by $0.10 per pound for its undiluted grades, and by $0.06-$0.08 per pound for its diluted grades.      The increases took effect Aug. 15, 20…


  • RadTech Announces uv.eb WEST 2007 Dates

    09.13.06
    RadTech-The Association for UV and EB technology, has announced dates for uv.eb WEST 2007, a two-day conference and table top exhibition, March 6-7, 2007 at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel at LAX in Los Angeles, CA. Presentations and demonstrations by lea…


  • Cytec Expanding Global Production of UV Resins

    08.11.06
    Cytec Industries Inc. announced plans for a new production unit to manufacture Radcure epoxy and urethane acrylates at the company’s Fengxian site production facility near Shanghai, China. The additional capacity should shorten the supply chain…