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Orion Engineered Carbons to Expand Production Capacity for Gas Blacks

June 17, 2019 Business News
Orion is responding to the continuously growing global market for waterborne and solventborne coatings by debottlenecking our gas black production

RPM Acquires Manufacturer of Commercial Joint Sealants

June 17, 2019 Business News
Schul and Willseal will be integrated into RPM’s Tremco Commercial Sealants & Waterproofing business, which manufactures sealants and waterproofing products for commercial, residential, industrial, and infrastructure markets.

Axalta to Build Facility in the Netherlands

June 17, 2019 Business News
Once construction is completed, Axalta’s global refinish brands — Cromax, Spies Hecker, Standox and Syrox — will relocate from their current location to the new facility on Business Park Medel, both in Tiel, in the center of the Netherlands.

Borchers Americas Selects Lorama Groupas for Distribution in Canada

June 17, 2019 Business News
Borchers stated that it selected Lorama based on their expertise in the chemical industry and outstanding technical sales and customer service representatives.

CARBO® and PicOnyx Partner to Produce M-ToneTM Black Pigments

June 17, 2019 Business News
The manufacturing operation, located in Louisiana, is expected to be operational in the fourth quarter of 2019 and will reportedly be capable of supporting PicOnyx’s expected production needs for the next several years.

BASF Makes Changes to Supply of Attapulgite-Based Additives

June 3, 2019 Business News
This initiative is aligned with the increasing demand of attapulgite in BASF’s major markets around the world.

Dow Selects Univar Solutions to Distribute Polyurethanes in North America

June 3, 2019 Business News
Dow has selected Univar Solutions as a key North American channel to market, distributing Dow’s product portfolio of polyols and isocyanates.

AGM Signs Distribution Agreement with Carst & Walker

June 3, 2019 Business News
Under the agreement, AGM and C&W will collaborate on opportunities in the South African market and introduce AGM’s proprietary Genable® product into the South African coatings market.

Nouryon Announces New Structure for Growth Strategy

June 3, 2019 Business News
The new model, which will take effect Jan. 1, 2020, is organized around three market-focused businesses supported by a centralized operations and functional structure.

BRB to be Acquired by Petronas Chemicals Group Bhd

June 3, 2019 Business News
According to PCG, the acquisition enables the company to enhance its competitive position in attractive end-markets such as personal care, construction, paints & coatings, electronics, automotive, and healthcare, particularly in the Asia Pacific region.