27th September 2016

DOW-DUPONT MERGER REVIEW HITS SNAG

The proposed $130-billion merger between the Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont has hit a snag in Europe, where the review of the deal is being paused. Regulators at the European Commission are asking for more information from the two companies.

RPM INTERNATIONAL BUYS SPC

RPM International Inc. has acquired Specialty Polyer Coatings (SPC), a Canadian manufacturer of high-performance coatings for the global oil and gas pipeline market.

FABTECH ANNOUNCES EVENTS PROGRAM

This year’s Fabtech show takes place November, 16-18 in Las Vegas. The organizers recently announced a series of special events happening throughout its three days.

IHEA HOLDING ONLINE PROCESS HEATING COURSE

The Industrial Heating Equipment Association (IHEA) will be holding its six-week Fundamentals of Industrial Process Heating Online Learning Course, starting on October 16.

SPRAY-ON CORROSION INHIBITOR

Cortec's EcoAir VpCI-337 Fogger is a biodegradable waterborne vapor corrosion inhibitor used to protect metal parts and internal void spaces.

ASTERION LAUNCHES SAMPLE ANALYSIS PROCESS

Asterion LLC has launched a sample analysis submission process for its proprietary plating and pretreatment chemistries.

AMERICAN PLATING POWER NAMES APPLICATIONS ENGINEER

George Viola has joined American Plating Power as a senior applications engineer.

RADTECH NAMES EHS CHAIRMAN

Michael Gould of Rahn Corp. is the chairman of RadTech's new Education, Health and Safety (EHS) Committee.