The new senior vice president and chief technology officer is responsible for the company’s global technology and innovation strategies in alignment with the company’s sustainability and growth targets. They will also serves as the business leader that builds research capabilities.
Mactac® announced that the company’s Minneapolis, Minnesota, manufacturing site has earned ISO 9001:2015 quality management certification. The ISO 9001 certificate is the world's most recognized international certification standard for a quality management system.
The course will take place May 15-19, 2023, at the Inn at Virginia Tech, with lab sessions on the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Virginia. This lecture-laboratory short course, taught by Virginia Tech professors, is designed for those who produce and/or utilize adhesives and sealants.
Henkel has set a new strategic course for its corporate venture capital activities in the consumer goods business. The company’s venturing unit–Henkel dx Ventures–partners with start-ups for co-innovation, and invests in ventures globally in two defined focus areas: digital commerce and sustainability.
AkzoNobel has completed the acquisition of the wheel liquid coatings business of Lankwitzer Lackfabrik GmbH, a deal that strengthens the company’s performance coatings portfolio. The acquired business will expand AkzoNobel’s existing powder coatings offering as well as the range of products the company supplies.
The plastics manufacturer intends to make increasing use of microorganisms and enzymes to make its products and processes even more sustainable. The company is developing new recycling processes based on biotechnology.
The 100% active matter content defoamer with polyether-modified polysiloxane technology meets increasingly stringent regulatory requirements. It does not contain biocides, nor does it require SVHC labeling, and can be used in formulations complying with current regulations.
National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) President and CEO Eric R. Byer applauded efforts by the U.S. House of Representatives to avert a freight rail strike, while supporting workers’ call for paid sick leave, and urged the Senate to approve the full package of legislation.