7th February 2016

HUBER BUYS MARTINSWERK FR MATERIALS

J.M. Huber Corp., through its Huber Engineered Materials division, has acquired the Martinswerk business of Albemarle Corp.

FUTURE BECKONS SMART COATINGS

Smart coatings, the multi-functional materials, are set to take over various markets and market niches currently dominated by more conventional coatings materials, says a new report.

FABTECH TO FOCUS ON TRAINING SESSIONS

A key part of Fabtech Canada 2016 in March will be the conference segment of the event, which will feature speakers addressing training from a practical standpoint.

FABTECH 2016 CALL FOR PAPERS

The show is many months away, but Fabtech 2016 has issued its call for speakers for this year's show and conference.

TESLA NANOCOATINGS DEVELOPS WET-ON-WET PROCESS

Tesla NanoCoatings has announced development of a breakthrough wet-on-wet application process for Teslan primer and topcoats, a step it says strengthens the company’s position in carbon nanotube corrosion-protection technology.

HIGH-HEAT RESISTANT SILICONE

Dow Corning Corp. has introduced a new silicone to meet the need for high-temperature-resistant, room-temperature-curing coatings with improved flexibility, impact resistance and film build.

OMNOVA SOLUTIONS NAMES GENERAL MANAGER

Thomas Hartle has joined Omnova Solutions Inc. as general manager, specialty coatings & ingredients (SC&I).

PPG NAMES SLATE OF VICE-PRESIDENTS

PPG Industries is making a group of executive appointments, effective March 1.