28th June 2017

DOW CORNING INTRODUCES SLIP ADDITIVE

The Dow Chemical Co. has introduced a new-generation silicone slip additive that it says offers optimal compatibility with modern and traditional waterborne wood-coating binders. Dow Corning 210S Additive is designed to improve the mar and abrasion resistance and anti-blocking performance of waterborne wood coatings, while reducing the tendency for surface cratering.

DOW-DUPONT MERGER PASSES MILESTONE

While the deal still needs Canadian and and Mexican approval, the $130-billion merger between chemical giants Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont has provisional approval in the US.

DYNAPOWER BOOSTS SALES AND EXECUTIVE TEAM

Dynapower, which manufactures power electronics for metal finishing, electrowinning for mining, and electrochemical production, has named a group of new executives.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS FOR RADTECH

RadTech International North America is inviting abstracts for the RadTech UV+EB Technology & Conference 2018, scheduled for May 7-9, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Rosemont, IL

CHEMSPEC EXPANDS PRODUCT LINES

In response to the significant growth trajectory anticipated in the 
global polyisobutylene (PIB) market, ChemSpec Ltd.
 (Uniontown, OH), a member of the Safic-Alcan Group family of companies, continues to expand its portfolio, to a range of over 150 product series offerings.

MANUAL AIRLESS SPRAY GUN

The new SFlow manual airless spray gun from SAMES KREMLIN Inc. has been designed to make working conditions easier for painters in the field that are dealing with difficult and very long days of spray painting.

HALE CELEBRATES 30 YEARS WITH GEMA

Jeff Hale is celebrating 30 years of service with Gema USA Inc. Hale, currently the marketing director for Gema.

PCI NAMES IVANCIC TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Powder Coating Institute (PCI) recently named Sue Ivancic, an account executive in Nordson Corp.’s powder coating division, to its board of directors. Ivancic begins her term immediately.