Industry News

  • John Erbeck Named MD-Both Regional Sales Manager of the Year

    October 25, 2005
    MD-Both Industries announced that John Erbeck has been named MD-Both Industries’ Sales Manager of the Year for 2004. Mr. Erbeck received the award in recognition and appreciation of his tremendous contributions, hard work, enthusiasm and outsta…


  • Harper Celebrates First Anniversary Of Intense Flexo Training

    October 25, 2005
    In keeping with its dedication to flexo education, Harper Corporation of America is marking the completion of the first year of its “Basics of Flexo” class.      “We initiated this class at Central Piedmont Communit…


  • Bomar Appoints West Coast Sales Agent

    October 25, 2005
    Bomar Specialties Company has announced an agreement with the firm of Dorsett & Jackson to represent Bomar’s UV/EB cure oligomers in the western states. Joe Leon, general manager, said that with this arrangement, Bomar will now have a stron…


  • Degussa Honors Palmer Holland

    October 25, 2005
    Degussa has honored Palmer Holland, Inc., with the Outstanding Aerosil Fumed Silica Distributor Performance Award, 2004, for excellence in sales.…


  • GMZ Inc. Receives Honors for 2004

    October 25, 2005
    Four chemical manufacturers recognized GMZ Inc. for its successes in 2004. Air Products and Chemicals, epoxy curing agents division, awarded GMZ Inc. “Distributor of the Year.” Noveon – Hilton Davis awarded GMZ “Distributor of…


  • Rohm and Haas Selects Site for New China R&D Center

    October 25, 2005
    Rohm and Haas Company announced that it has selected the site for its new China Research and Development Center in Shanghai.      Located on more than eight acres in the Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park, Pudong New Area District, the new sit…


  • Magruder Color Announces Agreement to Sell Chips from Chimigraf

    October 25, 2005
    Magruder Color has signed an agreement with Chimigraf Iberica S.L. to be its exclusive distributor in the U.S. and Canada for nitrocellulose, polyamide and vinyl chips. Chimigraf, located in Barcelona, Spain, is one of the leading manufacturers and s…


  • Sartomer Supports Tsunami Relief Efforts

    October 25, 2005
    In response to the tsunami disaster, Sartomer Company has organized a matching donation program for employees who wish to support the American Red Cross relief efforts. As part of the program, Sartomer will match employee donations 100 percent throug…


  • Hockmeyer Equipment Names Representatives

    October 25, 2005
    Hockmeyer Equipment Corporation has named three new Equipment Representatives:      Ronald Oberstar of Fortune International Technology, Bay Village, OH, has territorial responsibilities which include the areas of Kentucky, Ohio, Wes…


  • Surface Specialties Tops Industry Safety Record

    October 25, 2005
    Surface Specialties, Inc. announced that three of its North America production sites have achieved all-time safety records. Two plants have achieved “zero” lost-time incidents for more than 11 consecutive years, while a third has just rec…


  • Mixing Uniformity, Dispersion Stability are Topics at Seminar

    October 25, 2005
    Professionals interested in gaining deeper insight into the methods required to achieve improved batch-to-batch uniformity or dispersion stability should attend the two-day seminar “Consistent Mixing and Dispersing: The Theory and Technology of…


  • Magruder Color Completes Refinance

    October 25, 2005
    Energized by infusions of capital from new financial sources, Magruder Color Company is reorganizing its business to respond to the needs of its customers.      To that end, Abdul Saleh, the company’s president, will devote full…


  • Surface Specialties Announces Price Increases

    October 25, 2005
    Surface Specialties, Inc. announced price increases of between 15 cents to 25 cents per pound for all its UV/EB curable monomers, oligomers and photoinitiators in North America, Mexico and Latin America, effective Feb. 1, 2005 or as contracts allow.…


  • Noveon Announces North American Price Increases for Resins

    October 25, 2005
    Noveon will implement price increases for resins and polymers in North America, effective Jan. 17. Products affected include those used in paint and coatings; specialty paper and adhesives; electronics; inks; overprint varnishes and coatings; and tex…


  • HarperScientific, J&D Enter Partnership on Automated Carousel Roll Storage Rack

    October 25, 2005
    Harper Corporation of America’s HarperScientific division has entered a partnership with J&D Associates to offer motorized carousels for anilox roll storage. The UL-listed systems are offered in customized heights and widths, and are easily…