Although its history dates back to the 14th century, Heubach entered the pigment business with the founding of the Goslarer Farbenwerke (Goslar Colorants Works) in 1806. Today, exactly 210 years later, Heubach is a leading producer of color and special pigments as well as pigment preparations for a wide variety of uses, from the ink, paint, plastics and building industries through to latex and seed production.
This autumn Plasmatreat, a leader in atmospheric pressure plasma technology for the pretreatment of material surfaces, celebrated its 20th anniversary at the company's new headquarters in Steinhagen, Germany.
Bayer MaterialScience, which will operate under the new name Covestro as of September 1, is celebrating a major anniversary: 50 years of hexamethylene diisocyanate (HDI) production in Leverkusen, Germany.
As it turns 150 in 2015, BASF announced an anniversary program that includes celebrations, a historical retrospective, and a global co-creation program with partners on the topics of energy, food, and urban living.
Our May issue focuses on sustainability, specialty chemicals, automotive coatings and manufacturing equipment. This issue will also be distributed at the Eastern Coatings Show in Atlantic City, May 15-17, 2017.