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Company News-August 2001

August 31, 2001
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ChemRep Inc., Arlington Heights, Ill., distributor of Chemlok adhesives, received an Outstanding Supplier Award from Alliant Missile Product Co. for distinguished performance during 2000. The distinction is granted to the top 4% of the company's suppliers each year for superior quality, productivity and delivery. Chemlok adhesives are manufactured by Lord Corp., Cary, N.C.

Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corp., Brewster, N.Y., has appointed Tri-Iso, Claremont, Calif., sales representative for its line of acrylic resins and additives for coatings applications in the Western United States, including Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California, Nevada, Utah and Arizona. Ciba's polymer specialties products include dispersants, binder resins and rheological-control agents for use in waterborne adhesives, coatings and inks.

Cimbar Performance Minerals, Cartersville, Ga., has appointed Durr Marketing Associates, Inc., Pittsburgh, as its distributor in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Western New York, Maryland, Delaware and Virginia. Durr Marketing will sell Cimbar's line of barytes and organoclays, which are marketed under the Cimbar and Organotrol trade names.

Hedwin Corp., Baltimore, which pioneered the design and construction of plastic liners to be used in industrial applications, celebrated its 55th year of operation in May. In addition to its family of pail and drum liners, and flexible packaging such as the Cube Insert and Cubitainer, the company produces standard rigid-container products, as well as custom-made rigid- and flexible-container products.

Morehouse-COWLES, South Haven, Mich., a division of MFIC Corp., recently opened its International Grinding Media and Spare Parts Office in South Haven. This new service offers industries a broad selection of grinding media and COWLES blades.

Saiden Technologies, Sanford, N.C., a wholly owned subsidiary of Saiden Chemical, Japan, recently opened its new polymerization and compounding facility in Sanford. The company manufactures acrylic, vinyl-acrylic and styrene-acrylic emulsion polymers at the new facility, in addition to producing a line of compounded adhesive products.

August

13-17
Advanced Coating Methods/Adhesion Seminar
Chemsultants International Network Seminars
Chemsultants International Network Training Facility
Mentor, Ohio
440-352-0218
e-mail seminar@chemsultants.com

15-16
Wood Adhesion Short Course
The Adhesive and Sealant Council
Hilton Charlotte Executive Park
Charlotte, N.C.
301-986-7000, ext. 112

19-24
Polymer Chemistry: Principles and Practice
American Chemical Society and Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va.
800-227-5558
www.acs.org/shortcourses

29-30
Laboratory Technician PSA Testing Certification Program
Chemsultants International Network
Chemsultants International Network Training Facility
Mentor, Ohio
440-352-0218
e-mail seminar@chemsultants.com

September

10-12
Fundamentals of Adhesion Technology
Institute of Materials Science
Baltimore
914-255-0757
e-mail info@ims-np.org

10-12
Adhesion Science & Technology: Principles & Applications
Institute of Materials Science
Nashville
914-255-0757
e-mail info@ims-np.org

12
Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Testing Overview for Laboratory and QA/QC Supervisors
Chemsultants International Network
Chemsultants International Network Training Facility
Mentor, Ohio
440-352-0218

20-21
FEICA 2001 European Adhesives Conference and Expo
FEICA
Antwerp Hilton
Antwerp, Belgium
e-mail info@feica.com

26-28
9th Shanghai International Nonwovens Conference & Exhibition
China Nonwovens Technical Assn.
Shanghai, China
770-563-0129
e-mail ecarroll@paperloop.com

30-October 3
Polyurethanes Expo 2001
Alliance for the Polyurethanes Industry
Greater Columbus Convention Center
Columbus, Ohio
703-253-0655
www.polyurethane.org/2001

30-October 5
Introduction to Polymeric Adhesives and Composites
American Chemical Society and Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va.
800-227-5558
www.acs.org/shortcourses

October

2-4
ASSEMBLY Technology Expo
Reed Exhibition Co.
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Rosemont (Chicago), Ill.
203-840-5486
www.atexpo.com

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