21st May 2019

NOURYON ANNOUNCES 2019 IMAGINE CHEMISTRY FINALISTS

Nouryon (formerly AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals) has announced the 13 finalists, including two from Canada, for the 2019 edition of its Imagine Chemistry collaborative innovation challenge.

IMCD NAMED EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTOR OF POLYNT COATINGS RESINS IN NORTH AMERICA

Polynt-Reichhold and IMCD, a distributor of specialty chemicals and food ingredients, announced that effective June 23, 2019, IMCD will become Polynt-Reichhold’s exclusive North American coatings resin distributor with the expansion of the existing distribution agreement to include the southern United States.

Quebec’s Largest Woodworking Show Returns in 2020

Canada Woodworking East will be returning to Saint-Hyacinthe, QC, for its fourth edition on October 22-23, 2020.

THERMA-TRON-X COMMEMORATES 50 YEARS

Therma-Tron-X, Inc. (TTX) is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. From conception in 1969, TTX’s objectives have emphasized innovative solutions and designs, quality craftsmanship, and continuous improvement.

POSITEST PC POWDER CHECKER MEASURES 4X FASTER

Affordably measure uncured powder coatings using non-contact ultrasonic technology to predict a cured thickness. The PosiTest PC Powder Checker is a dedicated standalone unit and ready to measure right out of the box.

GEMA LAUNCHES NEW MANUAL SPRAY UNITS

Gema recently introduced its new OptiFlex Pro Series of manual spray units. The company says OptiFlex Pro provides the highest charging power in the industry at 110,000 V / 110 µA using PowerBoost technology, allowing for a faster and more efficient powder coating process.

In Memory Of Dennis James Rogers

It is with sadness that we share the news of the sudden passing of Dennis James Rogers, President of Dynamix, a great friend of CFCM and the paint and coatings industry.

GELEST APPOINTS JIM WHITLOCK COO

Gelest Inc. has appointed Jim Whitlock to the newly created position of Chief Operations Officer, to deepen its senior leadership team in conjunction with the company’s continuing growth.