Plastics USA 2004, North America's Plastics Marketplace, will take place from Tuesday through Thursday, Sept. 28-30, 2004, on Level 3 of the East Building (also known as the Lakeside Center) of McCormick Place in Chicago.
Clariant has announced the appointment of Dr. Hubert Bader as the head of Clariant Custom Synthesis - the Custom Synthesis Business Unit of Clariant's Life Sciences and Electronic Chemicals Division, which is serving industrial and agrochemical customers.
D.H. Litter Company, Inc., a regional distributor of specialty chemicals to the coatings, plastics, adhesives, graphic arts and consumer care industries in the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic United States, has named Vic Langley as account manager for the New England/Upstate New York region, with responsibility for sales and new account development.
Forbo Adhesives, LLC and Industrial Adhesives, Inc. recently announced the formation of a strategic alliance that grants Forbo the right to exclusively distribute Industrial's Hot Melt Wide Tape products under the Packtape and Packstring trade names worldwide.
IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries and JEDEC, the Solid State Technology Association, have announced plans to further their efforts in preparing electronics manufacturers for the inevitable European ban on lead by co-sponsoring three International Conferences on Lead Free Electronic Components and Assemblies in the U.S., Europe and Asia in 2004.
Loveland, OH-based Henline Adhesive Equipment Company Inc. (HAECO) has announced its acquisition of Can-Tron Industrial Controllers, a California-based designer and manufacturer of embedded electronic controls.