Industry News

  • Eastern Color and Chemical Receives Trademark for Rainoff

    September 9, 2005
    Eastern Color and Chemical Company, Providence, RI and Greenville, SC, has been awarded the registered trademark of Rainoff, formerly Raneoff, for their line of scientifically designed textile water and oil repellants, soil release agents, upholstery…


  • Dynatec Systems and Norit Americas Announce Alliance

    September 9, 2005
    Dynatec Systems, Inc. and Norit Americas, Inc. have agreed to jointly develop the U.S. market for membrane bioreactors (MBR) within the industrial applications segment. According to the companies, this technology has been used to solve complex indust…


  • Hoover Color Corporation Appoints Distributor

    September 9, 2005
    Hoover Color Corporation announced the appointment of Bossco Industries, Inc. as distributor for the complete line of Hoover Color Corporation’s pigments throughout the states of Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas.        &…


  • Ultra Additives Announces New Web Site

    September 9, 2005
    Ultra Additives, a member of Munzing Chemie GmbH, Heilbronn, Germany, has strengthened its position in manufacturing and supplying additives by creating a new web site, www.ultraadditives.com. This new site is designed to be an on-line link for addit…


  • DCC Names Ipiranga Distributor

    September 9, 2005
    Dominion Colour Corporation announced that Ipiranga Commercial Quimica S.A. of Sao Paulo, Brazil has been appointed as the exclusive distributor of its color pigments in Brazil. Ipiranga will partner with DCC to help achieve their overall objective o…


  • Rohm and Haas Announces Price Increases

    September 9, 2005
    Rohm and Haas announced a price increase for acrylic copolymer emulsions, solution acrylic copolymers and additives sold to various industries in North America. The increase, which ranges from 5 percent to 8 percent, takes effect July 1, 2002. &nbs…


  • Dow Announces Price Increases for Tergitol and Triton Lines

    September 9, 2005
    The Dow Chemical Company has announced off-list price increases in North America for all Tergitol NPE surfactants and select Tergitol and Triton specialty alcohol ethoxylate and alcohol alkoxylate surfactants.      Tergitol NP-4 thr…


  • Johnson Polymer Increases Prices

    September 9, 2005
    Johnson Polymer announced a price increase on acrylic and styrene acrylic emulsions and resins, polyurethanes dispersions and urethane-acrylic hybrids, and high solids acrylic polyols. Waterborne products will increase between $0.02 - $0.04 per pound…


  • Degussa on the Web With New Service Portal

    September 9, 2005
    The Coatings & Colorants Business Unit of Degussa AG is now on the web with a comprehensive service portal. At www.coatingscolorants.de and www.coatingscolorants.com customers of the supplier of crosslinkers, resins and colorants can access infor…


  • Pantone Introduces Custom Color Services Division

    September 9, 2005
    Pantone, Inc. announced the formation of a new division within the company, Pantone Custom Color Services. Backed by four decades of color expertise and unique color reproduction capabilities, Pantone Custom Color Services will focus on providing cus…


  • Flexo Tech's Lisa Hahn Competes at NASTAR National Ski Championships

    September 9, 2005
    Lisa Hahn, president of Flexo Tech, Inc., competed in the NASTAR National Championships in Park City, UT on March 29-30, 2002, finishing 15th in her age category.      NASTAR is a public race program held at more than 100 ski resorts d…


  • Dr. Kunjappu has a multitude of experience to call on for his articles.

    September 9, 2005
    He received his Ph. D. in organic photochemistry in 1985 and D. Sc. in physical chemistry of surfactants in 1996. Prior to his arrival to the U.S. in 1987, he served as a senior scientific officer with the Department of Atomic Energy of India, specia…


  • Essay Collection Reveals Industry Insights

    September 9, 2005
    To say that Dr. Joy T. Kunjappu is a prolific author is a tremendous understatement. As the author of more than 80 original research papers, review articles, general articles, book chapters, book reviews and symposium proceedings, Dr. Kunjappu has pr…


  • Industry Mourns John Carey

    September 9, 2005
    John Carey, former owner of Ets. Carey, which later became Radium Bronze, a metallic pigment and metallic inks manufacturer, passed away on March 27, 2002. Mr. Carey was well respected in the printing and ink industies. He is survived by his wife Lis…


  • Matoon and Lee to Represent Premier Mill in Michigan

    September 9, 2005
    Premier Mill, A Lightnin Company, announced the appointment of Farmington, MI-based Mattoon and Lee Equipment, Inc. as a new representative of its mixing, milling and dispersing equipment for specialty processing applications in Michigan.…