Industry News

  • 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…


  • 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.        &…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • Gravure Association Names Persons of the Year

    September 9, 2005
    The Gravure Association of America (GAA) has announced the recipients of the 2002 Gravure Persons of the Year Awards. The winners are Peter Daetwyler, president, Max Daetwyler Corporation, and Marc L. Reisch, chairman, president and CEO, Quebecor Wor…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • Q-Panel Welcomes New Sales Reps

    September 9, 2005
    Q-Panel recently announced two new sales representatives to serve in the southeastern U.S. Don Walker and Jay Sylvester joined Q-Panel in January 2002 to provide more direct contact and allow a faster response to customer needs.     …


  • Day-Glo Names Midwest Representative

    September 9, 2005
    Day-Glo Color Corp. has appointed Pi/Con Chemicals, Inc., Chicago, IL, to be the Midwest representative for its complete line of daylight fluorescent pigments, offset printing bases, screen inks, paints, pigment dispersions and Dazzle precision cut g…


  • William Davis to Receive 2002 Prism Award

    September 9, 2005
    William L. Davis, chairman and CEO of R.R. Donnelley and Sons Company, has been named the recipient of the 2002 Prism Award, which is presented annually by New York University in recognition of distinguished leadership in the graphic arts and communi…


  • 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.…