17th December 2017

PROTECH/OXYPLAST BUYS TRIMITE POWDERS

The Protech/Oxyplast Group of Montreal has purchased Trimite Powders Inc. of Spartanburg. SC. 

AZO PIGMENTS GO UP IN PRICE

Facing what it calls dramatic increases in the cost of Azo intermediates and related raw materials, Sun Chemical Performance Pigments has announced it will raise its global prices on Azo pigments, specialty pigments and their pigment preparations.

CANADA WOODWORKING EAST MOVE PROVES POPULAR

This October, organizers of Canada Woodworking East (Bois ouvré de l’est du Canada), the country’s bilingual show for the cabinet and furniture industry, announced the event would be relocating Saint-Hyacinthe, QC, for its next edition. To date, say organizers, the move has received much praise from  industry.

RUST-OLEUM GROUP ACQUIRES WHINK PRODUCT LINE

RPM International's Rust-Oleum business group has acquired Whink Products, a specialty cleaners manufacturer and marketer that is reportedly the market share leader in the rust stain removal segment.

SILICONE ADDITIVE FOR EXTERIOR FACADES

Dow Performance Silicones, a business unit of DowDupont Materials Science Division, has introduced Dow Corning 904H Coating Additive, a silicone additive for architectural façade coatings that supports enhanced aesthetics for building exteriors.

WATER-BASED PRIMER FROM PPG

PPG has introduced Aquacron 834 industrial shop primer, a new water-based primer that offers a product platform for manufacturers or custom coaters who need an economical rust-inhibitive shop primer for steel applications.

GELEST NAMES GAYER CEO

Gelest, Inc., a supplier of customized and highly specialized organosilicon compounds, metal-organic compounds, and silicone materials, has named Ken Gayer as chief executive officer.

MCGAHEY JOINS AMERICAN PLATING POWER

Jason McGahey has joined American Plating Power as manager of business development.