Adhesives & Sealants Headlines

Company News - October 2001

September 24, 2001
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+
Industry happenings company-wide

Dock Resins Corp.

Dock Resins Corp., Linden, N.J., has opened the Philip I. Barbanel Research and Development Laboratory, which is dedicated to the company's retired founder. The new laboratory will more than double the company's synthesis capacity, while also providing broadened bench space to allow for additional applications testing.

ECOTANK, S.A.

ECOTANK, S.A., Buenos Aires, Argentina, has become the latest Hoover Materials Handling Group, Inc., distributor, serving Argentina. The addition of this distributor will allow for the distribution of new products in Argentina, and gives Hoover customers complete Free-cycle services in the country. The program facilitates container pick-up, cleaning and refurbishing from locations around the world.

ExxonMobil Chemical Co.

The Ethylene Elastomers Business of ExxonMobil Chemical Co., Houston, has signed an agreement with Channel Polymers, Norwalk, Conn., to become the distributor for ExxonMobil Chemical's commercial Vistalon Ethylene Propylene Diene rubber products in the United States and Canada.

Northwest Coatings Corp.

Northwest Coatings Corp., Oak Creek, Wis., has been selected as the recipient of two of Frost & Sullivan's 2001 Marketing Engineering Awards. The company was chosen for the 2001 Customer Service Leadership Award based on the U.S. Radiation-Curable Coatings Market study. The company was also chosen for the 2001 Market Engineering Leadership Award based on the U.S. Market for Radiation-Curable Adhesives study.

Owens Corning

Owens Corning, Toledo, has announced a major agreement with The Plaza Group, Houston, the company's largest minority-owned supplier, resulting in a $35-million chemical-supply contract extending through 2004. Under the terms of the agreement, The Plaza Group will fulfill orders for chemical products and institute ways to streamline and improve Owens Corning's distribution process and supply-chain management.

RPM, Inc.

RPM, Inc., Medina, Ohio, has completed its restructuring and consolidation program, which was initiated in 1999, with the elimination of positions at several operating companies and its corporate headquarters. Approximately 800 positions, or 10 percent of RPM's worldwide workforce, have been eliminated. Included in the corporate staff reduction was Michael E. Steele, vice president and chief financial officer. James A. Karman, vice chairman, will assume the additional title of chief financial officer.

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Adhesives & Sealants Industry Magazine.

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

ASI April 2014 Photo Gallery

Our April 2014 issue is now available!

Podcasts

ExxonMobil Tackifier Expansion

Dwight Tozer, vice president of ExxonMobil’s Adhesion Industry business, discusses the company’s latest tackifier expansion project with Editor-in-Chief Susan Sutton.

More Podcasts

Adhesives & Sealants Industry Magazine

ASI Sept 2014 cover

2014 September

Our September issue features articles focusing on high-tech applications and raw materials, as well as a preview of the ASC Fall Convention and Expo. Check it out today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

THE ADHESIVES STORE

handbook-sealant-tech.gif
Handbook of Sealant Technology

The Handbook of Sealant Technology provides an in-depth examination of sealants, reviewing their historical developments and fundamentals, adhesion theories and properties, and today’s wide range of applications.

More Products

ASI 2014 Buyers GuideASI's Buyers' Guide

Annual purchasing resource for equipment used in the manufacture/formulation of adhesives, sealants, pressure sensitives, tapes and labels and for application of finished adhesives. 

Clear Seas Research

With access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook_40px twitter_40  youtube_40pxlinkedin_40 google+ icon ASI 30px