20th February 2017

NEW ANTI-CORROSION TECHNOLOGY

Researchers at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU), in Mainz, Germany, have developed a method to hinders hazardous seawater fouling and is reportedly effective, affordable and easy on the environment.

CASTOLIN EUTECTIC BUYS FMP

The Castolin Eutectic Group, a division of the Messer Eutectic Castolin GmbH Holding with headquarters in Bad Soden, Germany, has acquired Furnace Mineral Products (FMP), Inc. a privately owned corporation based in Toronto

OPA TO HOLD NIGHT AT THE RACES

The Ontario Painting Contractors Association is holding its 24th annual Night at the Races on Friday, March 31. It is being held at the Woodbine Racetrack in northwest Toronto.

CALL FOR SPEAKERS FOR FABTECH

Organizers of FABTECH 2017 have issued a call for speakers. This year's show is being held from November 6-9 at Chicago's McCormick Place.

HAND-HELD DUROMETER

The new PosiTector SHD Shore Hardnesss Durometer is a handheld electronic instrument that measures the indentation hardness of non-metallic materials.

ACTIVATED AMINE FUNCTIONAL SILANE

Gelest, Inc. has unveiled a new SIVATE A610 activated amine functional silane, which it says improves adhesion, speeds reactivity and increases bond strength in packaging, polymer, micro-electronics and curing applications.

PCI NAMES BOARD FOR 2017

The Powder Coating Institute has announced its slate of officers and board of directors for 2017. The officers are: president, Ron Cudzilo, George Koch Sons; vice-president, Chris Merritt, Gema USA; secretary/treasurer, Greg Dawson, Nordson Corp.; past president, John Sudges, Midwest Finishing Systems.

SPECIALTY POLYMERS HIRES REGIONAL SALES MANAGER

Specialty Polymers, Inc. has hired Jorge Seuc as the company’s new regional sales manager. His territory includes southern California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas.