Ashland Inc. (Covington, KY) is separating itself into two independent, publicly traded companies, one focused on specialty chemicals and the other on motor lubricants. The new Ashland Inc. will be entirely focused on specialty chemicals and Valvoline Inc. will be focused on high-performance lubricants.
Omnova Solutions Inc. has announced a general price increase of up to 20 percent for all products and across all markets served by its Performance Chemicals business, effective October 1, or as contracts allow.
Two months before the doors open at Fabtech, the Chemical Coaters Association International Finishing Pavilion is completely sold out.
The global e-coat business, a new report says, is at US$2.87-billion. And by 2020, it will hit $3.69-billion.
Larson Electronics’ new explosion proof ultraviolet fluorescent light fixture is US and Canada approved Class 1 Division 1, Class 2 Division 1 and uses a special ballast and bulb combination to produce ultraviolet light.
Sun Chemical Performance Pigments is introducing new pigment shades that it says significantly expand the color options for coatings formulators.
TCI Powder Coatings (Ellaville, GA) , a subsidiary of RPM International Inc., has appointed Steve Jones to the new position of architectural & building products segment manager.
Ed Reiner has joined American Ultraviolet (Lebanon, IN) as sales manager for the UV Coating Solutions Division.