24th August 2016

LORAMA GROUP TO REPRESENT AAKASH PRODUCTS

Effective August 1, the Lorama Group is the exclusive Canadian distributor for the Aakash product portfolio. This includes the full line of Aakash organic pigments, dyes, amide waxes, specialty Ketonic resin, and specialty dispersions. 

AEROGEL COATING INCREASES WINDOW EFFICIENCY

Researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder are developing a way to use liquid crystals to make windows more efficient. These are the same crystals used in many flat-screen TVs and similar displays.

HEATING SOURCEBOOK OFFERED FOR DOWNLOAD

Improving Process Heating System Performance: A Sourcebook for Industry, Third Edition, is now available for download.  This Sourcebook is part of an initiative under the US Department of Energy (DOE) Industrial Technologies Program (ITP) and the Industrial Heating Equipment Association.

DEFELSKO TO HOST SSPC TRAINING COURSES

DeFelsko has been selected to host several training events for the Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC). The courses begin this November at its headquarters in Ogdensburg, NY.

PORTABLE SPECTROPHOTOMETER FOR PAINT

Datacolor has launched the Datacolor 20D, a portable spectrophotometer designed especially for paint retailers and hardware stores.

REACTIVE SILICONE FOR EPOXY HYBRIDS

SiVance, LLC, a subsidiary of Milliken & Co., has introduced SiVance C2010 resin, a reactive silicone technology designed to create highly durable epoxy-silicone hybrid coating formulations.

VANDEMARK NAMES VP OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

VanDeMark Chemical, Inc. has named Larry Grubb vice-president of global sales and business development.

IGM NAMES TECHNOLOGY VICE-PRESIDENT

IGM Resins B.V., a global producer and supplier of radiation curable materials, has expanded its executive team with the addition of Dr. Stephen Postle, who joins the company as vice-president of technology.