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Henkel Announces Application Center in North Vietnam

Henkel has launched a second Application Center in Thanh Hoa, north Vietnam, to expand its support for leading sports and fashion brands in Asia-Pacific and Greater China. Henkel reports that the new Application Center will complement the company’s existing center in Bien Hoa, Ho Chi Minh, to advance local capabilities and create further opportunities for […]

SAMPE North America Names Slate of Leaders for 2025

SAMPE North America, a professional society for the advanced materials and processes community, recently announced its leadership slate for fiscal year 2025. The newly elected Executive Cabinet, past president representative, and directors to the Global Board will spearhead SAMPE’s initiatives to unify branding worldwide, expand technical relevance, foster engineering innovation, and amplify the organization’s global […]

Bostik to Increase Prices for Its Pressure Sensitive Adhesives in North America

Bostik, a global adhesive specialist segment of Arkema for industrial, construction and consumer markets, announced a price increase. The increase will impact prices in North America for Bostik® Pressure Sensitive Adhesives (PSA) products. Effective May 17, 2024, or as contract allows, the increase will be applied to products within the AROCURE®, AROSET®, FLEXCRYL®, Aquagrip™, and […]

LANXESS Expands Distribution Partnerships in North America

LANXESS Co’s. Material Protection Products (MPP) business unit has expanded partnerships with Lintech International, Omya Specialty Minerals, and DKSH for increased distribution of industrial preservatives in North America. The agreements increase the distributors’ portfolios into the Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants, and Elastomer (CASE) markets. This partnership is in addition to LANXESS’ acquisition of IFF’s microbial control […]

Scott Bader’s New £12.5M Facility is Now Operational in North Carolina

Scott Bader has begun production of its innovative structural adhesives and gelcoats at a new £12.5m manufacturing facility in North Carolina. The development of the 15-acre site represents the company’s commitment to serving the needs of the North American market, coupled with recent expansion and investment in its Canadian facility. This will be beneficial for […]

Holcim Announces Plan to List North American Business in United States

The company’s board has tasked Chairman and CEO Jan Jenisch to lead the planned U.S. listing of Holcim’s North America business. Jenisch commented, “Holcim has reached a new level of financial performance and a superior earnings profile with industry-leading margins and a strong balance sheet. The success of our North American business makes it the […]

Government Officials Announce Unitech North America, LLC to Establish its First US Manufacturing Site in Tennessee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Stuart C. McWhorter, and Unitech North America, LLC officials announced the company will invest $30 million to locate its first U.S. facility in Tennessee. “Tennessee’s strong business climate and exceptional workforce attract global brands like Unitech to our state. I am grateful that Unitech […]

RPM Opens Innovation Center of Excellence in North Carolina

RPM International Inc. announced that the company has officially opened the doors to its new Innovation Center of Excellence in Greensboro, North Carolina. The first shared research and development center for RPM companies, the 60,000-square-foot facility is designed to foster partnership and harness collective expertise among RPM companies to accelerate innovation. RPM reports that the […]

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