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Eastman Chemical Signs Agreement to Buy Taminco Corp.

ALLENTOWN, PA - Taminco Corp. , a leading producer of alkylamines and alkylamine derivatives, announced a definitive agreement to be acquired by Eastman Chemical Co. in a transaction valued at approximately $2.8 billion in cash. The Boards of Directors ... [Published PCI Paint and Coatings Industry - 9 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

OMNOVA Solutions Announces Price Increase for Wingstay L Antioxidants

VILLEJUST, France – OMNOVA Solutions ’ Specialty Ingredients business is increasing the price for Wingstay ® L antioxidants by up to $300 per metric ton. This increase is effective October 1, 2014, for all global specialty markets.The action is necessitated ... [Published PCI Paint and Coatings Industry - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Eastern Coatings Show Call For Papers

HIGHLANDS, NJ – The Eastern Coatings Federation Inc. is hosting the second Eastern Coatings Show at the Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, NJ, from May 18-21, 2015.Dave White, the chair of the Technical Papers Committee, is urging industry professionals to consider ... [Published PCI Paint and Coatings Industry - 3 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Clariant Listed on Dow Jones Sustainability Index

MUTTENZ, Switzerland – Specialty chemicals company Clariant has once again been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI). The listing names Clariant within the European DJSI (DJSI Europe), as well as in the global DJSI (DJSI World). According ... [Published PCI Paint and Coatings Industry - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

LANXESS Expands Plant for Inorganic Pigments in China

COLOGNE, Germany/SHANGHAI - Specialty chemicals group LANXESS is strengthening its production network in China to meet demand for iron oxide pigments and is adding a mixing and milling plant to the pigment plant already under construction in Ningbo, ... [Published PCI Paint and Coatings Industry - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

OMNOVA Solutions Names New President of Performance Chemicals Business Segment

FAIRLAWN, OH - OMNOVA Solutions announced that Anne Noonan is joining the company as President of the Performance Chemicals business segment, effective September 22, 2014. She succeeds James Hohman, who will retire from OMNOVA on October 24, 2014. To ... [Published PCI Paint and Coatings Industry - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Huber Completes Initial Capacity Expansion at Arkansas Facility

ATLANTA – Huber Engineered Materials, a division of J.M. Huber Corp., has increased capacity at its precipitated alumina trihydrate (ATH) plant in Bauxite, AR, by 30%.“Huber has a long-term, multi-stage plan to incrementally increase capacity at Bauxite ... [Published PCI Paint and Coatings Industry - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

New Joint Venture to Produce Custom Powder Coatings

COLUMBUS, OH - Ernie Green Industries (EGI) has partnered with The Powder Coating Research Group (PCR) to form a new joint venture, Matrix Powder Coatings. Located in a facility on the west side of Columbus, OH, Matrix Powder Coatings produces and supplies ... [Published PCI Paint and Coatings Industry - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Vencorex to Convert Chlorine Production at Site in France

SAINT-PRIEST, France - Vencorex announced it is converting chlorine production at its Pont-de-Claix, France, chemical site. The new chlorine production unit, based on membrane technology, will be ready to operate in 2016 with a capacity of 110 KT per ... [Published PCI Paint and Coatings Industry - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Silicone Solutions Unveils Interactive Website

CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH - Silicone Solutions has launched an updated website . The new site offers online purchasing and showcases 25 newly available products. It features a product comparison guide, offset charts and packaging options. The site covers an ... [Published PCI Paint and Coatings Industry - Sep 15 2014]
Entities: Interactive, Marketing
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

OSHA Names New Director of Standards and Guidance Directorate

WASHINGTON, DC – Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Dr. David Michaels has appointed Bill Perry as the new Director of the agency’s Directorate of Standards and Guidance, effective August 24, 2014. Perry most recently served ... [Published PCI Paint and Coatings Industry - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

ADM R&D Leader Receives Innovation Award

CHICAGO – Todd Werpy, Archer Daniels Midland Co.’s Senior Vice President, Research and Development, has received the 2014 American Chemical Society Affordable Green Chemistry award for his work in producing bio-based propylene glycol economically on a ... [Published PCI Paint and Coatings Industry - Sep 15 2014]

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...while providing immediate value to our shareholders at a premium to our share price," said Laurent Lenoir, Chief Executive Officer of Taminco. "The opportunity to be acquired by Eastman will provide us with greater resources to pursue our ongoing long-term strategy of expansion into key markets and leveraging our existing skill set to expand into attractive new product lines."
"We are excited to welcome Anne Noonan to OMNOVA Solutions," said Kevin McMullen, OMNOVA's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "She has an impressive background in the specialty chemicals industry, from strategic marketing to product development and innovation, to mergers and acquisitions, to general management. Anne has a strong history of transforming businesses through strategic actions, teamwork and alignment, and an intense focus on initiatives that will drive profitable growth. She has been particularly effective in developing clear insights into customer needs, and utilizing technology to meet those needs and create a clear and compelling value proposition for the customer. She will be an excellent addition to our senior leadership team and our company."
"Surface Defects: Elimination from Human and Process Contaminants” is also being offered as an online short course. This course addresses many of the issues in prevention and minimization of defects. The course covers the defects caused by the coatings process, as well as human issues, including personal care product causes. Several of the surface defects are discussed – from basic principles and real-world automotive and aircraft examples. The highly practical approach of this course will greatly aid the personnel involved in the painting operation to reduce and systematically approach issues."
Speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony, AkzoNobel CEO Ton Büchner said, "Our investment in this new site is further proof of our ongoing commitment to China, which is one of our most strategically important markets. Establishing this new facility also gives added momentum to our organic growth ambitions, as well as enabling us to continue expanding our manufacturing footprint in Asia."

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Eastman Chemical Signs Agreement to Buy Taminco... [Published PCI Paint and Coatings Industry - 9 mins ago]
OMNOVA Solutions Announces Price Increase for ... [Published PCI Paint and Coatings Industry - 2 hours ago]
Eastern Coatings Show Call For Papers [Published PCI Paint and Coatings Industry - 3 hours ago]
Clariant Listed on Dow Jones Sustainability Index [Published PCI Paint and Coatings Industry - 6 hours ago]
New Joint Venture to Produce Custom Powder Coat... [Published PCI Paint and Coatings Industry - Sep 15 2014]
Huber Completes Initial Capacity Expansion at A... [Published PCI Paint and Coatings Industry - Sep 15 2014]
LANXESS Expands Plant for Inorganic Pigments in... [Published PCI Paint and Coatings Industry - Sep 15 2014]
Vencorex to Convert Chlorine Production at Site... [Published PCI Paint and Coatings Industry - Sep 15 2014]
Silicone Solutions Unveils Interactive Website [Published PCI Paint and Coatings Industry - Sep 15 2014]
ADM R&D Leader Receives Innovation Award [Published PCI Paint and Coatings Industry - Sep 15 2014]
OMNOVA Solutions Names New President of Perform... [Published PCI Paint and Coatings Industry - Sep 15 2014]
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