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Color confidence powers downloads of AkzoNobel’s Visualizer app past 20 million
Color confidence powers downloads of AkzoNobel’s Visualizer app past 20 million
6/19/2018 2:46:48 AM
The award-winning digital color tool was first launched in 2014 and is now available in more than 60 markets. It allows consumers to visualize walls in different shades in real time, before applying a single drop of paint.
Strict biosecurity recommended in the fight against African Swine Fever
Strict biosecurity recommended in the fight against African Swine Fever
6/19/2018 2:43:20 AM
With African Swine Fever (ASF) continuing its spread through Eastern and Central Europe and industry leaders warning pig producers about an increased risk of ASF reaching the UK, specialty chemicals company LANXESS is recommending the implementation of strict biosecurity protocols to help prevent the spread of the disease.
Dow to Invest in Flexible Alkoxylation Facility on U.S. Gulf Coast to Meet Growing Demand
Dow to Invest in Flexible Alkoxylation Facility on U.S. Gulf Coast to Meet Growing Demand
6/18/2018 11:59:56 AM
 The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) announced today its plan to invest in an alkoxylation facility on the U.S. Gulf Coast. Upon completion, this new facility will support global growth in Dow’s core end-markets related to infrastructure and home and personal care, as well as additional end-markets where Dow continues to strengthen its position for the TRITON™, TERGITOL™, ECOSURF™ …
BASF increases production capacity of Neopor
BASF increases production capacity of Neopor
6/18/2018 11:38:29 AM
BASF is increasing its global production capacity for Neopor®  (expandable polystyrene containing graphite) by a total of 40,000 metric tons per year.
Mitsui to Participate in Mexican Agricultural Supply Company
Mitsui to Participate in Mexican Agricultural Supply Company
6/18/2018 10:55:50 AM
Mitsui & Co., Ltd. ("Mitsui", Head Office: Tokyo, President and CEO: Tatsuo Yasunaga) has made the decision to acquire 80% of the shares of Consorcio Agroindustrias del Norte, S.
Solvay’s high-stiffness Ixef® PARA enables Reign Medical to develop a more robust compression staple system for orthopedic and podiatric surgeries
Solvay’s high-stiffness Ixef® PARA enables Reign Medical to develop a more robust compression staple system for orthopedic and podiatric surgeries
6/14/2018 11:07:53 AM
Solvay, a leading global supplier of specialty polymers, announced today that its Ixef® polyarylamide (PARA) resin delivered the high stiffness and biocompatibility that Reign Medical needed to develop its revolutionary new Clench® compression staple system, a single-use bone staple kit for orthopedic procedures targeting the hand and foot.
LANXESS: Price adjustment for PA 6.6 compounds
LANXESS: Price adjustment for PA 6.6 compounds
6/14/2018 11:04:54 AM
LANXESS is raising its prices for Durethan A (polyamide 6.6) compounds in Europe, Middle East and Africa by EUR 0.60/kg with immediate effect. The overall tight market situation with extremely limited availability of raw materials in the PA 6.6 value chain has led to further severe price increases for PA 6.6 base resin.
DSM Global Insights Series: Craft beer revolution is here to stay
DSM Global Insights Series: Craft beer revolution is here to stay
6/14/2018 10:59:41 AM
Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition, and materials, today  published a new report in its Global Insights Series  which indicates the consumer demand for craft beer is not likely to slow down anytime soon.
WACKER POLYMERS to Raise Prices for Dispersions and Dispersible Polymer Powders
WACKER POLYMERS to Raise Prices for Dispersions and Dispersible Polymer Powders
6/14/2018 10:57:10 AM
WACKER POLYMERS is raising its prices for vinyl-acetate-ethylene-based copolymer dispersions, dispersible polymer powders and solid resins of its VINNAPAS®, VINNOL®, ETONIS®, VINNACEL®  and SMARGO®  brands worldwide.
Siemens and Evonik Agree Technology Partnership for Data Management in Comos
Siemens and Evonik Agree Technology Partnership for Data Management in Comos
6/14/2018 10:54:24 AM
Siemens and Evonik are to enter into a technology partnership. Its aim is the development of an asset life cycle data model and its integration into the Siemens software solution Comos.
PPG announces leadership appointments
PPG announces leadership appointments
6/14/2018 10:49:20 AM
PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced the appointment of Rebecca Liebert as senior vice president, automotive coatings, effective June 25. Liebert, who will report to PPG chairman and CEO, Michael McGarry, will also oversee the Latin America region and will join the company’s operating committee.
AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals building demo plant for breakthrough ethylene amines technology in Sweden
AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals building demo plant for breakthrough ethylene amines technology in Sweden
6/14/2018 10:45:21 AM
AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals has broken ground for a demonstration plant to showcase a revolutionary and more sustainable technology platform for producing ethylene amines and their derivatives from ethylene oxide.
DuPont to showcase Vamac® ethylene acrylic elastomers at DKT 2018
DuPont to showcase Vamac® ethylene acrylic elastomers at DKT 2018
6/14/2018 10:43:39 AM
DuPont will highlight its Vamac®  Ethylene Acrylic Elastomers offering during the Deutsche Kautschuk-Tagung (DKT) 2018 conference taking place from 2 to 5 July 2018 in Nuremberg and will join its Vamac®  EMEA distribution partner, Safic-Alcan, Hall 12 stand 339.
Solvay and EPFL team up on an atomic-scale modeling project
Solvay and EPFL team up on an atomic-scale modeling project
6/14/2018 10:41:31 AM
  Solvay recently signed an agreement with EPFL, through the National Centre of Competence in Research MARVEL.  The aim of this partnership is to use quantum modeling to gain greater insight into physical and chemical phenomena and predict innovative materials and composites with a promising range of properties.  Solvay and EPFL, acting through the National Centre of …
Students of creative leather technologies visit LANXESS’s leather chemicals
Students of creative leather technologies visit LANXESS’s leather chemicals
6/14/2018 10:36:59 AM
In May 2018 the Leather business unit of specialty chemicals company LANXESS hosted students from the Institute for Creative Leather Technologies (ICLT) from Northampton University, UK, at its headquarters in Leverkusen.
SABIC Board of Directors Recommends Distributing SR 6,600,000,000 Cash Dividend for The First Half of 2018
SABIC Board of Directors Recommends Distributing SR 6,600,000,000 Cash Dividend for The First Half of 2018
6/14/2018 10:30:01 AM
The Board of Directors of Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) recommended in its meeting on Tuesday, 20 Ramadan 1439H (5 June 2018), the distribution of interim cash dividends to shareholders for the first half of 2018 amounting to SR 6,600,000,000 billion, at SR 2.20 per share.
Henkel expands cooperation with ESCP Europe
Henkel expands cooperation with ESCP Europe
6/14/2018 5:10:30 AM
For multiple years now Henkel and ESCP Europe have been successfully working together – from participating at the Recruitment Days in France and Germany to Henkel managers being a guest lecturer on campus.
Ahlstrom-Munksjö renews the EcoVadis Gold rating for its Corporate Social Responsibility performance
Ahlstrom-Munksjö renews the EcoVadis Gold rating for its Corporate Social Responsibility performance
6/14/2018 4:57:24 AM
Ahlstrom-Munksjö, a global leader in fiber-based materials, has renewed its Gold rating level for the company’s sustainability management and performance for the second consecutive year from EcoVadis.
Dow Generated More than $100 Million from Valuing Nature Projects and Engaged with Nearly 400,000 Students in 2017
Dow Generated More than $100 Million from Valuing Nature Projects and Engaged with Nearly 400,000 Students in 2017
6/7/2018 2:15:42 PM
 The Dow Chemical Company (“Dow”) released its 2017 Sustainability Report, detailing its progress against its 2025 Sustainability Goals and how Dow employees are helping drive value and deliver transformative and more sustainable ways to do business.
Kuraray to Exhibit at ProPak Asia 2018
Kuraray to Exhibit at ProPak Asia 2018
6/7/2018 3:14:46 AM
Kuraray Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Masaaki Ito) will exhibit at ProPak Asia 2018, being held from June 13 at the Bangkok International Trade Exhibition Centre (BITEC) in Bangkok, Thailand.