Industry News

  • Northspec Chemicals To Distribute DuPont Canada Line

    09.19.05
    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…


  • Ziegler Chemical & Mineral, Pioneer Asphalt Move

    09.19.05
    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…


  • Fusion UV Earns ISO 9001:2000 Certificate

    09.19.05
    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…


  • GAA, GEF Offer New Gravure Textbook

    09.19.05
    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…


  • Seabrook Taps HYChem Corporation

    09.19.05
    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…


  • Keystone Aniline Receives ISO Certification

    09.19.05
    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…


  • FPA Publishes New Glossary

    09.19.05
    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…


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

    09.19.05
    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…


  • Colleagues Mourn William Brinker III

    09.19.05
    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…


  • Lubrizol Completes Avecia Additives Acquisition

    09.19.05
    Lubrizol has completed its acquisition of the additives business of Avecia, headquartered in Blackley, U.K., comprising pigment dispersants marketed under the brand names Solsperse, Solplus and Solthix.      In 2003, Avecia Additives…


  • Lansco Colors Moves Lab to Rhode Island

    09.12.05
    Lansco Colors has moved its laboratory from Passaic, NJ to Warwick, RI.  The new laboratory has two new experienced lab technicians, and is led by Cheryl Smithers, who spent more than 27 years at Hoechst/Clariant managing its quality control lab…


  • Troy Honors Nowak for Technical Contributions

    09.12.05
    The Troy Innovation Committee announced that Milton Nowak, Troy’s vice president emeritus, R&D, received a recognition award for his 50 years of valued technical contribution. The award was presented to Mr. Milton at the first Troy Innovati…


  • Fitz Chem Expands Territory for Tor Minerals and Toyal America

    09.12.05
    Fitz Chem Corporation announced that the territory it currently covers for Tor Minerals will now include Minnesota. Toyal America, Inc. has also expanded Fitz Chem’s territory to include Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.      Ed…


  • SGIA Changes Name to Specialty Graphic Imaging Association

    09.12.05
    The Screenprinting and Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) has taken on a new name: The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association.      “In today’s marketplace, ‘business as usual’ means constant evaluation a…


  • Micro Powders Appoints Palmer-Holland

    09.12.05
    Effective Jan. 1, Micro Powders, Inc. appoints Palmer Holland, Inc., North Olmstead, OH to represent its product line of high-performance wax additives in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, western Pennsylvania, southern Indiana, West Virginia and western NY.…


  • Sartomer Adds Lipscomb Chemical as Agent

    09.12.05
    Sartomer Company has added Lipscomb Chemical Company, Inc., Long Beach, CA to its network of agents. As of fourth quarter 2003, Lipscomb holds exclusive sales rights in Arizona, California and Nevada for Sartomer’s Poly bd, Krasol and SMA resin…


  • Pall, W.L. Gore Enter Strategic Alliance

    09.12.05
    Pall Corporation and W. L. Gore & Associates have entered into a strategic alliance that gives Pall exclusive worldwide rights to GORE-TEX filter technology to be utilized in backwashable filtration systems for such applications as brine, catalys…


  • FTA Champions Team Will Drive R&D Initiatives

    09.12.05
    A new campaign launched by the Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) will raise funds exclusively for research and educational development, establish a Champions Team and have the organization’s solicitations and project evaluation committee…


  • OMG Announces Price Increase

    09.12.05
    Effective Dec. 1, 2003, OMG announced a price increase for cobalt-based driers for coatings and inks. The increase comes in response to increased raw material costs.…


  • Fitz Chem Adds Territory for Tor Minerals, Toyal America

    09.12.05
    Fitz Chem Corporation announced that the territory it currently covers for Tor Minerals will now include Minnesota. Toyal America, Inc. has also expanded Fitz Chem’s territory to include Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.…