Raw Materials and Chemicals

Momentive Announces Green Partnership

April 9, 2014
Momentive recently announced a partnership with Beyond Benign and its Green Chemistry Commitment (GCC).
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Troy to Exhibit at American Coatings Show

April 8, 2014
Troy Corp. recently announced it will present a range of advanced products and services developed to assist formulators at the American Coatings Show.
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Dow-Mitsui Chlor-Alkali Facility Starts Up

April 4, 2014
Dow’s share of the chlorine produced at the Freeport, Texas, facility is intended to serve the growing feedstock needs of its performance- and market-driven businesses.
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Horn Receives Cabot Distributor Award

April 4, 2014
Horn recently announced it has received Cabot Corp.’s 2013 North American Distributor Performance Award.
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Boss Named Momentive President, Silicones and Quartz

April 3, 2014
Momentive Performance Materials Inc. has hired Jack Boss as president of its Silicones and Quartz Division.
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Rubber-Based Hot-Melt Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives

Rubber-based hot melts show great promise for a wide range of applications in both tapes and labels.
April 1, 2014

The choice of elastomers based on styrene block copolymer (SBC) technology for tapes and labels has traditionally been split between solvent and hot-melt systems.


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Advancing Adhesives: ExxonMobil Announces Major Tackifier Expansion

A new facility will provide the hot-melt adhesives industry with nearly double the global production of hydrogenated tackifier.
April 1, 2014

ExxonMobil Chemical Co. has announced plans to build what is reportedly the world’s largest hydrogenated tackifier manufacturing facility at its recently expanded petrochemical complex in Singapore.


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Editor's Memo: The "People" Business

We don't have to be in the hospitality business to recognize that our interactions with others can make or break us.
April 1, 2014

I’ve been doing a fair amount of traveling lately, and I had a somewhat below-average experience while checking out of one hotel.


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MOMENTIVE PERFORMANCE MATERIALS: Coating Modifier

March 31, 2014
The new CoatOSil FLX coating modifier can reportedly improve coating flexibility while also maintaining or even enhancing corrosion resistance and gloss retention.
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Eastman Named a Most Ethical Company

March 31, 2014

Eastman Chemical Co. recently announced it has been recognized by the Ethisphere® Institute as a 2014 World’s Most Ethical Company® for its efforts to continually raise the bar on ethical leadership and corporate behavior.


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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.

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Our April issue focuses on pressure-sensitive adhesives, including a preview of PSTC's 2014 Tape Summit, as well as converting/packaging and composites!

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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.

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