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Material Offers Non-Skid Alternative

A new aluminum ceramic non-skid peel-and-stick material can replace traditional epoxy non-skid coatings in indoor and outdoor applications, according to manufacturer Silva Non Skid Solutions...


Bayer to Split Off MaterialScience

With its corporate "center of gravity" shifting, the Bayer Group has announced that it will spin off its polymer and coatings MaterialScience unit as an independent, publicly traded company ...


Pipeline Coating Bonds in a New Way

A new onshore pipeline coating eliminates the need for an adhesive layer by bonding directly with the anti-corrosion layer, according to producer Bredero Shaw.


Coating Maker Cited in Chemical Lapses

Federal authorities are accusing a longtime New England specialty coating maker of mishandling highly hazardous chemicals at its headquarters.


Industrial Growth Helps RPM Rebound

Withstanding the hit from a recent $65 million legal settlement over roofing problems, Carboline parent RPM International Inc. has racked up a record first quarter for 2014.


Bayer MaterialScience Warns of Cuts

One of the world’s oldest and largest producers of raw materials for coatings and construction is facing a product oversupply and rising costs that have it considering cutbacks.


Adhesive Mixer Death Draws $200K Fine

Calling the gruesome death of a temporary worker “completely preventable,” California authorities have slapped a leading industrial adhesives maker with a list of safety citations and a $200...


Altana Buys Henkel Coatings Unit

Global specialty chemicals group ALTANA is pushing deeper into the North American coatings market with the acquisition of Henkel's $15 million specialty coatings business.


Akzo to Shed Building Unit for $348M

AkzoNobel’s global corporate diet continues, as the company has announced the sell-off of its Building Adhesives business to Swiss construction products giant Sika AG.


Bayer Coatings Unit Taps New Leader

Christine Bryant, a chemical engineer and 20-year veteran of Bayer MaterialScience, has been named to lead the Commercial Operations for the Coatings, Adhesives & Specialties (CAS) business ...


Cytec Coatings Unit Gains New Identity

Two months after becoming an independent company, Cytec Industries’ old coating resins business officially has a new name: Allnex.


Cytec Sells Off Coatings Resins Unit

Cytec’s longtime coating resins business is now an independent company, yet to be named, after being sold to a global private equity firm.


Royal Holdings Buys Adhesives Packaging

Adhesives Packaging has been acquired by Royal Packaging, with intentions of operating the company as a standalone business in packaging, mixing and applying adhesives.


Polymer Chemist Wins AkzoNobel Award

The ability to tailor make finely tuned materials for specific applications one molecule at a time has earned a Carnegie Mellon researcher AkzoNobel's first North America Science Award.


Tape Can Bond Powder-Coated Materials

A new double-sided tape from Tesa is designed to enable constructive bonding for a range of applications, including powder-coated materials.


New EPA Paint, Chemical Rules Loom

Three years after they were issued, new federal environmental rules are set to take effect for certain coating, adhesive, and chemical manufacturers.


Nordson Industrial Coating Unit Grows

Nordson Corp., maker of industrial coatings equipment, has announced the acquisition of Sealant Equipment & Engineering.


Coating Protects Against Lightning

Lord Corp., a supplier of motion control and adhesive technology, has introduced UltraConductive Film and Coatings for lightning-strike protection.


$50B Forecast is Stuck on Adhesives

From construction and industrial finishing to aircraft production, “just glue it” could be the direction of the future. With manufacturers worldwide holding fast to adhesives, the global mar...


Arkema Plant Hazards Draw $117K Fine

A federal crackdown on chemical plants that are ill-prepared for a catastrophic release has now swept in Arkema Inc., the global raw materials supplier to the coatings, construction and seal...


Huntsman Seals Polyurethanes Deal

Huntsman Corporation has announced that it acquired the remaining ownership of Russian joint venture Huntsman NMG (HNMG), giving it full ownership of the company.


New Lamp Boasts Faster Curing Time

Spectronics Corporation (Westbury, NY) announced the release of its Maxima ML-3500C UV Lamp, which slashes the time it takes to cure adhesives, coatings, inks, epoxies, resins, and other mat...


Adhesives Maker Sticks to Fast Track

Royal Adhesives & Sealants of South Bend, IN, has completed a blitz of takeovers that is fast reshaping the market for high-performance adhesives, sealants and related coatings.


Cytec Strips Coatings, Forges New Path

As expected, specialty chemicals maker Cytec Industries is closing the door on 52 years of coating resins production.


Adhesive Maker to Pay $600K for Blast

Adhesives manufacturer Bostik Inc. will pay a reduced fine of $600,000 to settle 50 federal health and safety violations stemming from a 2011 explosion that rocked its plant in Middleton, MA...


Cytec: Adhesives Gone, Coatings Going?

Specialty chemicals maker Cytec Industries is getting out of the adhesives business and may close the door on coatings, too.


Industrial Markets Stuck on Adhesives

The global quest to keep everything from power plants to cell phones to cars tight and dry will keep the world’s sealant and adhesive markets surging in the years ahead, particularly in the ...


ACCESSA Coatings Opens New IN Office

ACCESSA Coatings Solutions has expanded again with the relocation of its northern Indiana facility to Elkhart, IN.


3M Touts Adhesive Option for Fasteners

3M has introduced a new line of structural adhesives that it says can replace welds, rivets, screws and other mechanical fasteners in industrial applications, reducing the risk of corrosion.


ACA Takes on Growing Solvent Laws

Coatings makers are working hard to reshape a growing number of state industrial solvent restrictions that could impact industry manufacturing.


Bayer to Build Coating Materials Plant

Raw-materials supplier Bayer MaterialScience has begun construction of a multipurpose production plant for polyurethane coating raw materials at the company’s global hub in Leverkusen, Germa...


Simpson Strong-Tie Enters Concrete Protection Market

Simpson Strong-Tie, a global supplier of structural products, has entered the concrete repair, protection and strengthening business with the acquisition of Fox Industries Inc. and S&P Cleve...


Bayer MS Names Key Coating Sales Chief

Bayer MaterialScience LLC has appointed Marc Daniel Block as director of regional key account sales for its Coatings, Adhesives, Specialties (CAS) business unit.


APS Launches A-PAK with Needle Adaptor

Adhesive Packaging Specialties (APS) Inc., maker of custom packaging for resin materials, has introduced the A-PAK syringe, designed for multi-component materials that demand pinpoint accura...


Momentive Fined $81K in Blast, Fire

Specialty chemicals maker Momentive Performance Materials is facing an $81,000 federal fine for an explosion and fire that severely burned two employees and risked a catastrophic chemical re...


New Group to Focus on UV LED Curing

Energy curing technology for coatings and other applications continues to grow so quickly that it has spawned another specialized association.


Adhesives Maker Fined $917K in Blast

Global sealant and adhesive giant Bostik Inc. faces 50 federal safety citations and $917,000 in fines for an explosion March 13 that injured four workers at a company chemical plant in Middl...


Adhesive Made for Extreme Climates

Synthetic Surfaces Inc. has introduced Nordot Adhesive #34P-4, a one-component outdoor adhesive designed for extreme temperatures and under-water applications.


Sika Forms Renewable Energy Group

Sika Corporation has formed a specialty sales and technical group for the renewable energy sector, according to an announcement on July 21 by Sika’s Industry Products Division.


EPA to Rein in Coating Chemical Uses

Paint and coating manufacturers will face closer federal scrutiny of 14 chemicals known as glymes, under a new rule being proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.


EPA Targets Coating, Foam Compounds

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued action plans to address the potential health risks of two chemicals used in making polyurethane polymers, adhesives, sealants and coatings...


Mitsui Promotes Adhesive Resin for Pipe Coating

Mitsui Chemicals Europe is promoting its ADMER adhesive resin as a steel pipe coating solution.


Bayer Coatings Unit Back on Track

The global economic recovery showered unexpected sales volume on Bayer MaterialScience’s coatings, polyurethanes and other segments in 2010, reaping triple earnings and double-digit sales fo...


Epoxy Touts Strength in Acid Immersion

Master Bond Inc. has developed a two-component epoxy resin compound for coatings, liners and adhesive/sealants that require significant acid and chemical resistance.


Momentive Closes Sale of Resins Unit to Harima

Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. has completed the sale of its global Ink & Adhesive Resins (IAR) business to Harima Chemicals Inc., a leading producer of pine-based products, and the Mits...


UV-A Flashlight Cures Coatings, Adhesives

Spectronics Corp. has unveiled the Spectroline OPTIMAX 365C, a cordless, rechargeable true UV-A (365 nm) LED flashlight designed for curing adhesives, sealants, epoxies, resins, coatings an...


Epoxy Syringes Designed for Small Applications

Adhesive Packaging Specialties has introduced epoxy packaging in dual or pre-mixed/frozen syringes designed for small applications.


Researcher’s ‘Failure’ Yields Strong, Green Adhesive

An incidental discovery in a wood products lab at Oregon State University has produced a new pressure-sensitive adhesive that may revolutionize the tape industry—an environmentally benign pr...


 
 
   

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