Industry News

  • Fitz Chem Named Distributor for Everlight, USA, Inc.

    October 10, 2005
    Fitz Chem Corporation, a leading Midwest distributor/sales agent of raw materials to the coatings, plastics, ink, construction and adhesives industries, announced it will represent the Everlight’s Eversorb benzophenone, benzotriazole and hinder…


  • Palmer Holland Appointed By CasChem

    October 10, 2005
    Palmer Holland, Inc. has been appointed an authorized distributor for CasChem’s full line of castor oils and castor-based derivatives as well as Cocure Mercury Catalysts, Cotin Tin Catalysts and Coscat Bismuth and Bismuth/Zinc Blend Catalysts.…


  • China Textile Information Center Partners With Pantone

    October 4, 2005
    Pantone, Inc. and the China Textile Information Center announced a licensing agreement to co-brand and co-market the Pantone for fashion and home color system as an integral part of the China National Color System (CNCS).      Panton…


  • Kelly Chemical to Represent Michelman

    October 4, 2005
    Michelman, Inc., an innovator in emulsion and dispersion technology, specializing in emulsions and dispersions with “Special Chemistry,” has named Kelly Chemical Corporation as exclusive agent for The People’s Republic of China. &n…


  • Engelhard Expands Capabilities for New Effect and Functional Materials

    October 4, 2005
    Engelhard Corporation has formed an alliance with Prizmalite Industries Inc. to develop and market new effect and functional materials for a range of applications, including paints and coatings, plastics, printing inks, cosmetics and personal care pr…


  • Craig Adhesives and Coatings Recertified ISO 9001:2000

    October 4, 2005
    Craig Adhesives and Coatings (CAC), a market leader in the formulation and manufacture of chemical technologies for the printing, packaging, and instant lottery ticket industries, announced that it has once again been certified as being in compliance…


  • Colleagues Mourn William Brinker III

    September 19, 2005
    William Brinker III passed away Jan. 25. 2004. He was 59.      After serving in Vietnam as a Marine Corps medic, Mr. Brinker became a major figure in the fluorescent pigment and ink industry, beginning with DayGlo in 1969 and then jo…


  • Soluol, Inc. Acquires Noveon's Solvent-Based Polyurethane Product Line

    September 19, 2005
    Soluol, Inc. has acquired Noveon’s solvent-based polyurethane resin products. These products are used in the graphic arts, paint and coatings and textile industries. Soluol and Noveon will work closely together during the next several months to…


  • FPA Publishes New Glossary

    September 19, 2005
    Communicating in the flexible packaging industry can sometimes be challenging due to the technical nature of the industry and the expanding terminology being generated by the industry’s rapid growth and advancement. The Flexible Packaging Assoc…


  • Keystone Aniline Receives ISO Certification

    September 19, 2005
    Keystone Aniline was recently awarded a certificate of registration for the ISO 9001:2000 standard. Eagle Registrations, Inc. had assessed Keystone’s operations and certified that its quality management system conforms with the ISO 9001:2000 st…


  • Seabrook Taps HYChem Corporation

    September 19, 2005
    Seabrook Industries Inc. has established a sales and marketing alliance with HYChem Corporation, Wall, NJ, resulting in expanded sales coverage in the northeastern U.S. and other select accounts. According to Richard Drozdowski, Seabrook Industries&r…


  • GAA, GEF Offer New Gravure Textbook

    September 19, 2005
    The Gravure Association of America, Inc. (GAA) and the Gravure Education Foundation (GEF) have released a new textbook, Gravure Process & Technology, second edition.      Gravure Process & Technology, second edition is the on…


  • Fusion UV Earns ISO 9001:2000 Certificate

    September 19, 2005
    Fusion UV Systems, Inc.’s Gaithersburg, MD facility has received the ISO 9001:2000 certificate for having met the requirements of the new ISO quality management system standard. The ISO 9001:2000 certificate is awarded to companies that can dem…


  • Ziegler Chemical & Mineral, Pioneer Asphalt Move

    September 19, 2005
    Ziegler Chemical & Mineral Corporation and Pioneer Asphalt Corporation are moving their office back across Jericho, and will be able to get its old telephone number back. Its phone number will once again become (516) 681-9600. Its new address wil…


  • Northspec Chemicals To Distribute DuPont Canada Line

    September 19, 2005
    DuPont Canada Inc. announced the appointment of Northspec Chemicals Corp. as a distributor of DuPont Zonyl fluorochemicals product line in Canada.      Zonyl fluorosurfactants are used to reduce surface tension at very low use level…