Award for Sustainability: Evonik Receives EcoVadis Platinum Rating Again

The EcoVadis rating agency has again awarded Evonik a platinum rating for its sustainability performance. This puts Evonik among the top 1 percent of companies assessed by EcoVadis, both in the chemical industry and in all other sectors. “The renewed … Read More

HMG Paints Gets Their Running Shoes On

For the first time since 2019, HMG Paints employees are heading into the heart of Manchester on Sunday, May 22 to take part in the annual Great Manchester 10K run. HMG colleagues will be raising money for the British Heart … Read More

AGM Secures Exclusive Distribution Agreement with Indian Partner Imkemex

Applied Graphene Materials (AGM) announced that it has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Imkemex. The partnership extends AGM’s commercial reach directly into the region’s liquid resins, coatings, composites and polymers sectors. Originally formed by ICI India in 1965, Imkemex … Read More

Microban Announced as Lead Sponsor of BCF Annual Conference and Dinner 2022

Microban International is the lead sponsor of the British Coatings Federation (BCF) Annual Conference and Industry Dinner, which will be held May 25, 2022 at the Belfry Hotel and Golf Resort in Sutton Coldfield. This exclusive event will be an … Read More

DIC’s Indian Subsidiary Begins Construction of Coating Resins Production Facility

DIC’s wholly owned subsidiary Ideal Chemi Plast has commenced construction of a new coating resins production facility in the state’s Supa industrial area. The new greenfield project will increase Ideal Chemi Plast’s production capacity for these resins, enabling it to … Read More

Celanese Declares Force Majeure on Acetyl Chain and Acetate Tow Products

Celanese Corporation has confirmed a declaration of force majeure for the following Acetyl Chain and Acetate Tow products to its customers in the Western Hemisphere: Acetic acid Vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) Ethyl acetate Acetic anhydride Vinyl and acrylic emulsions Redispersible … Read More

CPI Announces New Hybrid Professional Development Program for 2022

The American Chemistry Council’s Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) is announcing a hybrid Professional Development Program (PDP) for 2022. This hybrid PDP series will provide four of the PDP courses online and nine courses in-person, at CPI’s 2022 Polyurethanes … Read More

Perstorp Group to be acquired by PETRONAS Chemicals Group

Perstorp Group, a leading sustainability-driven global specialty chemicals company, today said that it is to be acquired by PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG). PCG announced  that it has signed a Securities Purchase Agreement on 14 May 2022 to acquire the … Read More

PPG Launches HOMAX TEX>>PRO Texture System by PPG

PPG announced that its HOMAX brand by PPG has launched HOMAX TEX>>PRO Texture System by PPG, a proprietary sprayer and cartridge system built to apply drywall spray texture on interior walls and ceilings. The innovation offers a faster, lighter and … Read More

New Digital Solution from Interpon Helps Customers Bring Colors to Life

AkzoNobel Powder Coatings has innovated a new web application 3D color visualization tool within its Interpon webshop to help customers better understand how a powder coating’s color, texture and finish that looks good in theory, will actually appear in reality. … Read More