Industry News

  • InPro Technologies and Pro-Tek Systems Sales Territories Expand

    09.09.05
    Fusion UV Systems, Inc. announced the expansion of existing sales territories of their manufacturers representatives InPro Technologies and Pro-Tek Systems. InPro Technologies, Frederick, MD, has represented Fusion UV Systems, Inc. for 16 years in…


  • Inksolutions Makes Gains in Specialty Varnish Field

    09.09.05
    For many years, the varnish industry has not seen a new company enter in the field.      That changed in May 2001, when Inksolutions, LLC opened its doors in Elk Grove Village, IL.      Two years later, Inksolutions…


  • Sartomer Launches Newly Redesigned Web Site

    09.09.05
    Sartomer Company, Exton, PA, has launched its redesigned Web site – www.sartomer.com. Now, formulators and compounders in the coatings, inks, adhesives, composites, plastics and elastomer markets can easily research chemical properties, read te…


  • Rohm and Haas Announces Price Increase

    09.09.05
    Rohm and Haas has announced a list and off list price increase, effective April 1, or as contracts allow, for all of their acrylic copolymer emulsions, vinyl acetate containing polymers, solution polymers, stryene containing polymers and additives so…


  • CPMA Proceedings Available on CD-ROM

    09.09.05
    The recent Color Pigments Manufacturers Association conference, “The Changing Face of the Color Pigments Industry,” held Feb. 18-20 in Washington D.C., was the first conference for which CPMA placed all of the proceedings on a CD-ROM. &…


  • New Pantone ColorVision Product Line Unveiled

    09.09.05
    ColorVision Inc., a Datacolor company, and Pantone, Inc. announced the addition of Chinese and Japanese localized versions of Spyder with OptiCAL to Pantone ColorVision family of products. Targeted to color professionals, the Spyder with OptiCAL offe…


  • Eckart America, Great Lakes Lithograph Receive Award for Advertising Insert

    09.09.05
    Eckart America L.P. and its printer of advertising inserts, Great Lakes Lithograph of Cleveland, OH, have been awarded a “Print Excellence Award” from the Printing Industries Association, Inc., serving Northern Kentucky and Ohio (PIANKO).…


  • Engelhard Forms Alliance for Unique, New Effect Pigments

    09.09.05
    Engelhard Corporation announced that it has formed an alliance with Nippon Sheet Glass to develop and market new special-effect pigments for makers of coatings, plastics, inks and cosmetics. The two companies are developing new metal-oxide-coating te…


  • PPI Forms JV With CCP

    09.09.05
    Gholi Darehshori, president of Peninsula Polymers, Inc. (PPI), and Charles E. Bennett, CEO of Cook Composites and Polymers Co. (CCP), announced the formation of their North America coatings distribution joint venture. The new entity will retain the n…


  • F&B Equipment Named Distributor For Netzsch Nemo Pump

    09.09.05
    Netzsch Incorporated announced that F&B Equipment Sales & Rental Inc. has joined the Nemo  Pump division as an authorized distributor for Nemo progressing cavity pumps in Louisana.…


  • Sunbelt Corp. Announces New Distributors

    09.09.05
    The pigment division of Sunbelt Corporation, Rock Hill, SC,  announced the appointment of two new agencies to handle its line of aqueous dispersions. Andy Egloff, president of Egloff Inc., Cincinnati, OH, will have sales responsibility for Ohio,…


  • Ziegler Chemical Moves Headquarters

    09.09.05
    Ziegler Chemical and Mineral Corporation and Pioneer Asphalt Corporation have moved their office headquarters. They can now be found at 30 Jericho Executive Plaza, Suite 300C, Jericho, NY 11753; (516) 876-0550; Fax: (516) 876-0554.…


  • Bayer Expands Material Protection Business

    09.09.05
    Bayer Chemicals has expanded its line of material protection products with the acquisition of two families of biocide chemistry.      Bayer acquired the EPA-registered active ingredient thiabendazole (TBZ) and dibromodicyanobutane (…


  • Southern Clay Products Granted ISO 9001:2000 Registration

    09.09.05
    Southern Clay Products, a manufacturer and developer of smectite-based functional additives, recently received the latest ISO registration certification after a complete audit by the British Standard’s Institute.      Southern…


  • CPIPC Holds First Meeting of 2003

    09.09.05
    The Chicago Printing Ink Production Club (CPIPC) held its first meeting of 2003 on January 27 at the Clubhouse restaurant in Oak Brook, IL. As usual, the meeting started with cocktails and dinner, followed by a guest speaker. The January speaker was…


  • Johnson Polymer Increases Prices on Emulsions and Solid and Solution Resins

    09.09.05
    Effective March 1, Johnson Polymer is implementing a price increase for North America on acrylic and styrene acrylic emulsions and resins, polyurethane dispersions and urethane-acrylic hybrids and high-solids acrylic polyols. Waterborne products will…


  • Rohm and Haas Announces Price Increase

    09.09.05
    Rohm and Haas announced an off-list price increase for acrylic copolymer emulsions, solution polymers, styrene -containing polymers and additives sold to the coatings, graphic arts, paper and textile industries in North America. The increase, which r…


  • Five Clariant Facilities Awarded Responsible Care Achievement Award

    09.09.05
    Clariant Corporation announced that five of its North American facilities have won the annual Responsible Care Achievement Award given by the Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association (SOCMA).      The awards were presente…


  • CCP Announces Price Increase

    09.09.05
    Cook Composites and Polymers (CCP) announced they are increasing prices for all waterborne polymers within their emulsions group product lines by $0.03 to $0.04 per pound. New prices will be effective on shipments made on or after Feb. 15, 2003, cons…


  • Huber Announces Price Increase For Kaolin

    09.09.05
    Huber Engineered Materials, a business unit of J.M. Huber Corporation, has implemented a price increase for kaolin products sold to the paper industry, effective Jan. 1 or as current price agreements expire. Prices will increase on average 3 percent…