Industry News

  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • Lubrizol Completes Avecia Additives Acquisition

    September 19, 2005
    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…


  • Micro Powders Appoints Van Horn, Metz as its Mid-Atlantic Distributor

    September 19, 2005
    Effective February 2004, Micro Powders, Inc. appointed Van Horn, Metz & Co., Inc., Conshohocken, PA to distribute their product line of high-performance wax additives in the Mid-Eastern states. This territory includes eastern Pennsylvania, southe…


  • Testing Machines Earns ISO 17025-1999

    September 19, 2005
    Testing Machines Inc.’s (TMI) field service department has been accredited to ISO 17025-1999 by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA).      Mike Moore, quality manager for TMI, said that this accred…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…