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 CARES Act establishes a new $349 billion Paycheck Protection Program that will reportedly provide relief to millions of small businesses so they can sustain their businesses and keep their workers employed.
April 2, 2020
Jovita Carranza, Small Business Association (SBA) administrator, and Steven T. Mnuchin, Treasury Department secretary, recently announced that the SBA and Treasury Department have initiated a robust mobilization effort of banks and other lending institutions to provide small businesses with the capital they need as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.
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.
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).
This comprehensive two-day short course, co-located with the 2020 World Adhesive and Sealant Conference, will focus on the foundation needed to excel in the development, manufacture, and use of adhesives and sealants.
With a theme of “Diversification Research and Development of Advanced Materials,” the International Congress on Advanced Materials Sciences and Engineering (AMSE-2020) will include a plenary forum, 31 breakout sessions, and poster sessions covering topics ranging from semiconductor and electronic materials to nanomaterials and polymer materials.
The FEICA Conference & Expo is a premier event for the European adhesive and sealant industry, providing essential insights into the key issues affecting the industry and great networking opportunities for formulators, customers, and suppliers.
EURADH is organized by the French adhesion division (SFA) of the French Vacuum Society (SFV), with the support of the Dechema (Germany), the Society of Adhesion and Adhesives (UK), the Portuguese Adhesion Society, De Bond voor Materialenkennis (Netherlands), Grupo Espanol de Adhesion y Adhesivos (Spain), and the Italian community of adhesion.
This two-day technical short course will review common additives used in formulating adhesives, provide perspective on polymer structure/property relationships, and describe how to build formulations for desired processing and performance characteristics within market applications and across technology types.