Industry News

  • 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.…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • Industrial Sales, Rexson Reach Sales Agreement

    September 9, 2005
    Daniel C. Bolon, president and CEO of Industrial Sales International, Ltd., announced a sales agreement with Rexson Systems, Ltd.  Industrial Sales International will now handle all sales and marketing of equipment from Rexson, a manufacturer of…


  • Nazdar Distributing Irish Graphic's Pre-Stretched Frames

    September 9, 2005
    To meet screen printers’ increasing demands for time-saving and productivity-boosting products, Nazdar has begun distributing pre-stretched wood and aluminum frames from Irish Graphic Products International of Grants Pass, OR.    &nbs…