Raw Materials and Chemicals

WACKER: Liquid Silicone Rubber

A new liquid silicone rubber can be used for the production of automotive gaskets.
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Kraton Receives Notice of Termination of Combination Agreement from LCY

Kraton Performance Polymers Inc. recently announced that on August 8 it received notice from LCY Chemical Corp. that LCY had exercised its right to terminate the Combination Agreement between Kraton and LCY.
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Top 5 News that Sticks

Readers Most Interested in Acquisition of Emerald Performance Materials

Emerald Performance Materials’ Acquisition garnered the most reader interest last week.
This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants and coatings news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
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Crowell Named Executive Director of CertiPUR-US

The Alliance for Flexible Polyurethane Foam recently announced it has appointed Michael Crowell executive director of the association and its CertiPUR-US® program.
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Evonik Builds Polymer Dispersants Plant in Germany

Evonik Industries recently announced it is building a new production plant for polymer dispersants at its Goldschmidtstrasse site in Essen, Germany.
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AkzoNobel Announces Solar Cell Technology Collaboration

AkzoNobel recently announced it has partnered with the Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS) at the National University of Singapore.
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Dow Corning Six Month Sales Grow 12%

Dow Corning Corp. recently announced year-to-date sales of $3.02 billion.
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Ashland Expands Polymer Production Capacity

Ashland Specialty Ingredients recently announced plans to expand capacity at its Natrosol™ hydroxyethylcellulose (HEC) production facility.
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Emerald Acquired by American Securities

Emerald Performance Materials LLC has completed the sale of the company to an affiliate of private equity firm American Securities LLC.
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Ask Dr. Dave: Why are some waterborne adhesives called latex, others called dispersions and yet others emulsions?

Dave Dunn's August 2014 column.

Many companies use different terms to disassociate their water-based adhesives from adhesives based on natural latex.


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