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Polymer Morphology - Very Powerfull Tool in Product Improvement

Thu, 9 Feb 2012 02:00:00 EST
Atlas of Material Damage has 464 microscopic pictures, schematic diagrams, and a few graphs, which show how materials fail, how they are produced to not fail, and how they are designed to perform particular functions to make outstanding products. Fin

Ahlstrom to present new release paper for premium self-adhesive graphics at Fespa Digital

Thu, 9 Feb 2012 10:04:57 EST
Ahlstrom, a global high performance materials company, announced today it will launch SilcoTM Flat Premium, a new release paper for premium pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) graphics, at Fespa 2012, in Barcelona on February 21-24, 2012. - - Large

Toxic Trio of Chemicals Found in Some Nail Polishes

Mon, 16 Apr 2012 11:37:21 EST
EMSL Analytical provides consumer product testing services to analyze for chemicals and other materials found in consumer goods.  -   - Cinnaminson, NJ, April 13th, 2012 - - Earlier this month, USA Today published a story about a Californi..

EMSL Announces North Carolina Indoor Air Quality and Industrial Hygiene Sampling Workshop

Fri, 29 Jun 2012 13:00:12 EST
 The event will be dedicated to helping indoor air quality (IAQ) professionals understand sampling techniques for fungi. Topics will include fungal cultures, PCR, allergens, mVOCs, mycotoxins, and more. -   - The Indoor Air Quality and Industrial H

Momentive Specialty Chemicals To Raise Prices For Powder Polyester Resins in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

Tue, 2 Oct 2012 09:44:47 EST
COLUMBUS, Ohio – –Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. announced today that it will increase prices for its Albester™, Albester SilkyMatt™, Albemast™, Albecor™ and Albecor-Bio™ powder polyester resins ...

Intertek representatives showcasing enhanced polymer development support programs at Fakuma 2012

Thu, 4 Oct 2012 11:13:57 EST
Stuttgart, Germany – Intertek, a leading provider of quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of industries around the world, will be attending the 22nd edition of the Fakuma polymer exhibiti...

ConocoPhillips Opts Out of Exploration in Two Peru Blocks

Mon, 8 Oct 2012 09:26:10 EST
HOUSTON, – ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) today announced a decision not to pursue further exploration activities in Peru Blocks 123 and 129. This decision to withdraw as operator and opt out of the next...

Corning Completes BD Discovery Labware Business Acquisition

Thu, 1 Nov 2012 11:49:05 EST
Broadens Life Sciences product portfolio and geographic reach - - CORNING, N.Y. – Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the majo...

Latest update on chemical management

Thu, 1 Nov 2012 12:20:21 EST
Adidas Group, C&A, G-Star Raw, H&M, Levi Strauss & Co., Li Ning, NIKE, Inc., PUMA SE, and Jack Wolfskin released the 2012 Joint Roadmap Third Quarter Progress Report, updating progress toward zero sup...

Orica Pleads Guilty to Unauthorised Discharges from Yarwun Plant

Fri, 2 Nov 2012 09:44:34 EST
$30m upgrade program underway to improve stormwater management - - - - Orica Australia Pty Limited today pleaded guilty to four counts of breaching the Queensland Environmental Protection Act 1994 as a...

LANXESS Sets Global Corporate Target for the Proportion of Women in Management

Tue, 6 Nov 2012 12:20:44 EST
- - -Proportion of women in mid-level and upper management to increase to 20 percent by 2020 - -Measures to facilitate work/life balance - - - Leverkusen - Specialty chemicals group LANXESS is i...

Ahlstrom announces paper release liner recycling initiative in Europe

Thu, 8 Nov 2012 09:28:38 EST
Ahlstrom, a global high performance materials company, and a leading producer of release papers, has today announced a new initiative for recycling silicone coated paper release liners used by the pre...

DSM to Sell Participation in DEXPlastomers JV to Borealis

Mon, 12 Nov 2012 11:18:24 EST
Heerlen, NL, - - Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, announced today that it has reached an agreement with Borealis AG for the sale of DEXPlastomers V.o.F, a 50/50 Joi...

Its time to Think Newtrition™: BASF Showcases its Innovative Portfolio at Health Ingredients Europe

Mon, 12 Nov 2012 11:33:45 EST
-BASF at Health Ingredients Europe 2012, November 13-15, trade fair Frankfurt, Germany, booth C30, hall 3 - -Displayed portfolios draw on international nutritional trends and offers solutions that ...

Air Products CFO to Speak at Citi Basic Materials Symposium

Wed, 21 Nov 2012 10:48:38 EST
Lehigh Valley, Pa. - Air Products (NYSE:APD) today announced that Paul Huck, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will present at the Citi Basic Materials Symposium in New York City on N...

Dow Solutions Help Solve Water Challenges

Tue, 4 Dec 2012 09:37:58 EST
MIDLAND, Mich. - Dow Water & Process Solutions (DW&PS), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), helps customers tackle water challenges in a sustainable way. Dow solutions enable impr...

BASF Opens World-Scale Production Site for Customer Specific Antioxidant Blends in Bahrain

Wed, 12 Dec 2012 10:32:46 EST
-State-of-the-art production site to support polymer growth in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) - -On-time start of production end of 2012 - - - - Ludwigshafen, Germany / Bahrain – – Today, BASF ...

PPG Completes Acquisition of Spraylat

Thu, 20 Dec 2012 11:18:03 EST
PITTSBURGH, – PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of certain assets of Spraylat Corp., a privately-owned industrial coatings company b...

Dow Honored as 2012 Top 100 Global Innovator by Thomson Reuters

Thu, 20 Dec 2012 11:27:00 EST
For Second Consecutive Year, Dow Recognized in Annual Ranking for Global Leadership in Innovation Performance - - MIDLAND, Mich. -The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) was named to the Thomson Reuters T...

Clariant Divests Textile Chemicals, Paper Specialties and Emulsions Businesses to SK Capital

Thu, 27 Dec 2012 14:05:23 EST
Muttenz, – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has signed an agreement to divest its Textile Chemicals, Paper Specialties and Emulsions businesses to SK Capital. The total consideration o...

PPG declares force majeure for certain commodity chemicals

Thu, 27 Dec 2012 13:41:24 EST
PITTSBURGH – PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) today announced that it has declared force majeure for vinyl chloride monomer manufactured at the company's Lake Charles, La., chemicals complex and for all grad...

One becomes two: Our new business units Keltan Elastomers and High Performance Elastomers

Fri, 4 Jan 2013 09:52:11 EST
Former Technical Rubber Products business unit splits into Keltan Elastomers (KEL) and High Performance Elastomers (HPE) - - The Technical Rubber Products business unit (BU TRP) was split into two sepa...

Agilent Technologies Introduces Expanded Mobile Measurement Portfolio for Multiple Field-Based Applications

Tue, 19 Feb 2013 12:06:21 EST
Mobile Tools Expedite On-Site Analysis for Energy, Environmental, Food, Forensics and Materials Markets - - SANTA CLARA, Calif. - - Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today introduced an expanded line ...

Price Increase for Durethan Compounds

Wed, 20 Feb 2013 10:54:26 EST
Leverkusen - Specialty chemicals company LANXESS will increase its prices for Durethan Compounds in Europe, Middle East and Africa with effect from 01 March 2013. This measure is resulting from the co...

Price Increase for PLEXIGLAS and PLEXIMID® Molding Compounds

Fri, 22 Feb 2013 11:17:26 EST
Essen (Germany), -Darmstadt, Germany - Effective April 1, 2013, Evonik Industries AG will increase the prices for all molding compounds sold under the PLEXIGLAS® and PLEXIMID® trademarks. As far as pe...

Praxair Completes Purchase of NuCO2 INC

Mon, 4 Mar 2013 10:24:05 EST
DANBURY, Conn., -- Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of NuCO2 Inc. for $1.1 billion from Aurora Capital Group. - - NuCO2 is the largest...

PolyOne GLS Collaborates with OXO on Award-Winning OXO Tot Feeding Line

Wed, 6 Mar 2013 10:14:22 EST
Custom-formulated material delivers high-performance properties that comply with food-safety regulations and meet consumer expectations - - - McHENRY, Ill. – PolyOne GLS Thermoplastic Elastomers, a glo...

Valspar Announces New Chief Financial and Administrative Officer

Wed, 6 Mar 2013 10:42:28 EST
The Valspar Corporation (NYSE: VAL) announced today that James L. Muehlbauer has been named Executive Vice President, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, effective March 11, 2013. Muehlbauer, ...

BASF and Markor Plan to Establish Two Joint Ventures for Butanediol and Polytetrahydrofuran in China

Wed, 6 Mar 2013 10:55:11 EST
- - -Local production to support customers in the Chinese market - -Markor is the leading butanediol producer in China - -BASF is the globally leading producer of butanediol and polytetrahydrofu...

Employees Ideas Save BASF more than €50 Million

Thu, 14 Mar 2013 10:40:02 EST
-Nearly 20,000 ideas put into practice worldwide in 2012 - -Bonuses of more than €4.2 million awarded - -Highest single bonus: €170,000 to three employees - - Ludwigshafen, Germany – – Making go...

Unilever Czech Republic Acquires SAVO Brand

Tue, 9 Apr 2013 09:53:28 EST
Prague, – Unilever Czech Republic and the Bochemie company announced today that they have signed an agreement under which Unilever will acquire the SAVO and other consumer brands from Bochemie. - - The...

From Product to Process, Eastman Knows Cosmetics Ingredients

Thu, 9 May 2013 09:41:33 EST
Eastman highlights cosmetics and personal care portfolio at NYSCC 2013 - - KINGSPORT, TENN.- - With its broad range of diverse products, Eastman Chemical Company provides innovative key ingredients fo...

Eastman Tritan™ Copolyester Provides Superior Clarity to Tzeng Shyng Tableware Line

Mon, 20 May 2013 17:53:17 EST
Material provides toughness, dishwasher durability - - - - Kingsport, Tenn. — — Eastman Chemical Company is featuring tableware from Tzeng Shyng, made with Eastman Tritan™ copolyester, at the 2013 Na...

Dow Corning and Univar extend relationship in Europe

Thu, 23 May 2013 02:37:34 EST
Dow Corning Corporation, a global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, has extended its distribution agreement with Univar Inc to serve the needs of the pressure sensitive ind...

BASF donates $177,000 to Capital Area United Way

Mon, 20 May 2013 09:18:31 EST
GEISMAR, LA -- BASF Geismar employees presented a check totaling $177,000 to the Capital Area United Way during a recent kick-off event for the 2013 fundraising campaign. - - - - 'We appreciate...

Air Products Senior Vice President to Speak at Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference

Mon, 20 May 2013 13:37:20 EST
Lehigh Valley, Pa. - -Air Products (NYSE:APD) today announced that Corning Painter, senior vice president of Supply Chain, will present at the Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference in New York City...

Dow to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference

Tue, 11 Jun 2013 10:01:03 EST
MIDLAND, Mich. - -Howard Ungerleider, Executive Vice President of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), will present at the Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference in Chicago, ...

LanXess: Perlon-Monofil increases prices globally for synthetic monofilaments

Wed, 12 Jun 2013 02:48:36 EST
Leverkusen - From July 1, 2013, Perlon-Monofil GmbH will raise its prices worldwide for synthetic monofilaments by a minimum of 5 percent depending on the field of application and grade. - - Perlon-Mon...

Air Products Extends PRISM Hydrogen Generator Product Line to Provide Increased Range for On-site Gas Production

Tue, 25 Jun 2013 11:48:45 EST
Lehigh Valley, Pa. - -Air Products (NYSE:APD) has extended its PRISM® Hydrogen Generator product line for on-site gas production to supply requirements greater than 4,500 normal cubic meters per hour ...

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