Troy Corp., Florham Park, New Jersey, announced the election of Dr. Ismael “Izzy” Colon by the board of directors to the position of Senior Vice President, Science & Technology, reporting to W. Brian Smith, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.
AkzoNobel has opened a Performance Coatings production facility in Santo André, Brazil, which will enable the company to be more agile in responding to local customer needs and regional market demands.
CEO Patrick Thomas has confirmed to the Covestro Supervisory Board that he will complete his contract as expected on September 30, 2018. The Supervisory Board announced that Dr. Markus Steilemann, currently Chief Commercial Officer, will replace Thomas.
Micronics Filtration Holdings Inc. announced that Bernard C. "Bernie" Faulkner has been appointed President and CEO of the Micronics Engineered Filtration Group, which consists of wet and dry filtration companies Micronics Inc., Southern Filter Media, C.P. Environmental, United Process Control and the assets of AeroPulse.
The ChemQuest Group Inc., a specialty chemicals business strategy firm, announced that Dr. Cynthia A. Gosselin has been awarded the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) International’s Kenneth J. Boedecker Jr. Distinguished Service Award.
Specialty chemicals company Clariant announced an investment by its Additives business to ensure local manufacturing in China of customized, high-end solutions for the plastics, coatings and inks industries.
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.