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“Committed to sustainability”
28 May 09
“Committed to sustainability”

In 2009, Rohm and Haas (now part of Dow Coating Materials) celebrated its 100th birthday. On her last day as General Manager of Paint and Coatings Materials, EMEAR, Dr. Cheryl Martin, talked about the future development of the company. After the integration into Dow Chemical, the company will remain committed to the coatings industry, and especially to the subject of sustainability.

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28 May 09
Dow completes MDI expansion in Portugal

Dow’s newly expanded MDI plant in Portugal started production. It is the company’s third MDI production facility in Europe.

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27 May 09
Cognis announces first quarter results 2009

Compared to last year’s Q1 results, Cognis’ sales volumes have declined.

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27 May 09
New "Project House Systems Integration" at Evonik Industries

The close cooperation of experts from completely different units of Evonik is designed to swiftly pave the way from science and research to industry and market.

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26 May 09
Oxea to acquire ester plant in the Netherlands

By acquiring the Exxon Mobile’s Dutch ester plant, Oxea will strengthen its position in specialty chemicals and provide both an extension of its value chain as well as broadening its applicationbasis.

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S.I.Q. adds new markets and applications to Air Products
 
Acquisitions in times of the economic crisis
6 May 09
Acquisitions in times of the economic crisis

Daniel Murad, President and CEO, The ChemQuest Group, Inc., sees a tightening of the credit market which will lead to a significantly lower M&A activity in the next months.

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Weilburger Coatings grows with Euro-Asian partnership
5 May 09
Weilburger Coatings grows with Euro-Asian partnership

Weilburger will start a new joint venture with its Japanese partner Cashew Ltd. in Poland. According to Frank Gläser, Managing Director of the German manufacturer Weilburger Coatings, the company will also expand its cooperation in India, where Gläser expects considerable demand in the future.

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Investments in the times of the financial downturn
16 Apr 09
Investments in the times of the financial downturn

DSM NeoResins+ recently opened a new waterborne acrylics plant in Waalwijk/Netherlands. Even in difficult times of the financial downturn, Feike Sijbesma, Chairman of the Managing Board at DSM, isconvinced that investing into modern technology and development is of paramount importance. Currently, the consumption of resins is low but the capacity of the new site allows for manufacturing moreproducts as soon as the demand increases, says Dimitri de Vreeze, Business Unit Director at DSM NeoResins+.

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Europan Coatings Congress: Future of coatings industry
7 Apr 09
Europan Coatings Congress: Future of coatings industry

Dirk Mestach from Nuplex Resins BV, The Netherlands provided in this keynote at the European Coatings CONGRESS a glimpse of what the future holds for the coatings industry in his paper: "Resintechnology challenges beyond 2010".Looking at "more videos" you´ll find also the second keynote presentation given by Neal Williams form AkzoNobel, UK at the Europaen Coating CONGRESS

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