Promoting sustainability through education, Birla Carbon awarded 10 students from Kennesaw State University (KSU) in Atlanta, Georgia, with sponsored scholarships for their outstanding research in various fields of science and mathematics.
Visitors to the race villages in the forthcoming Volvo Ocean Race will be able to explore a life-size replica of the competing Volvo Ocean 65 yachts as part of a major attraction being presented in partnership with AkzoNobel.
AkzoNobel's Specialty Chemicals business is studying plans to build a world-class plant for its Bermocoll® business, which supplies essential ingredients for the paint and buildings and construction industries.
On Sept. 15, the global chemical company Oxea announced the successful restart of operations at its production sites in Bay City and Bishop, Texas, after the controlled shutdown due to the landfall of Hurricane Harvey at end of August.
Our September issue features technology on recycled content- based polyols that impart critical paint performance properties, low-VOC benzoate coalescents for increased hardness of waterborne architectural coatings, a new plasticizer for soft PVC coatings, and more.