Kaman Industrial Technologies has announced the appointment of Steven R. Kennedy to the position of district manager for Kaman's Southern New England district, reporting to Donald Roland, regional manager, Eastern Region. Kennedy will direct the district's sales, service and operations, and will be responsible for the growth of market share and the achievement of regional objectives through his strategic management of the district's sales, inventory, operating expenses and personnel.
OMNOVA Solutions' Specialty Chemicals business has announced a price increase of $0.03 per dry pound for styrene butadiene latex and $0.02 per wet pound for pure acrylic, styrene acrylic, vinyl acrylic and vinyl acetate emulsion polymers.
International trade and new developments in science and technology are having a profound effect on the adhesives industry, impacting both the variety of adhesives available on the market and the manner in which they are produced.
Sealant Equipment & Engineering, Inc. has announced that its ISO certification for Precision Manufacturing of Meter/Mix/Dispense equipment has been upgraded to ISO 9001:2000 - the latest ISO standard for quality management systems.
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. has announced the sale of its MDI (methylene-diphenylene isocyanate) Business to ITWC, a Malcom, Iowa-based company that is a leading supplier of prepolymers, systems and equipment to the urethane industry.