Products range in use from materials for face masks and protective healthcare apparel to packaging for food preservation and disinfecting products, many of which have seen a demand surge in the fight against COVID-19.
April 3, 2020
Berry Global Group, Inc. recently announced that it has advanced its investment in an additional specialty meltblown asset to produce high-efficiency filtration media serving the EMEIA markets.
Kelly Pippine has more than 20 years of marketing, commercial, and technical experience in specialty materials.
April 3, 2020
Emerald Kalama Chemical recently announced that it has appointed Kelly Pippine vice president, Marketing and Technology, a new role focused on driving innovation, building growth strategies for key markets, and leading product stewardship.
The silicone materials, including cyclosiloxanes D4 and D5, polydimethylsiloxane oils (PDMS), silanol fluids, functional fluids, emulsions, antifoams, gels, and sealants, will be marketed by IMCD for all specialty market applications.
April 2, 2020
Elkem Silicones recently announced a strategic distribution partnership with IMCD to promote and distribute silicone materials in North America.
Funding will be awarded to eligible Manufacturing USA institutes, a network of 14 public-private partnerships that work with academic and private sector manufacturing organizations on research and development and manufacturing skills training.
April 1, 2020
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has opened a funding opportunity for rapid, high-impact projects that support the nation’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The coatings industry supports a number of commercial sectors that require critical product formulations to maintain the ongoing operations of their businesses and thereby support critical operations of their customers.
March 30, 2020
The Canadian Paint and Coatings Association (CPCA) recently shared that the paint and coatings industry continues to supply critical products in support of historic challenges brought on by the current pandemic.
Last year, Covestro put in place a global strategic program to establish the theme of circular economy throughout all areas of the company.
March 27, 2020
Covestro recently announced that it will take a loan with the European Investment Bank (EIB) for €225 million (approximately $243.7 million) to provide medium-term funding to strengthen its R&D work in the areas of sustainability and circular economy within the European Union (EU).