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Revvity Signals Software offers one of the most comprehensive platforms of scientific software in the world. We deliver data capture and analytics solutions to advance specialty chemicals and formulations development, speeding product to market cycle. From our internationally recognized flagship ChemDraw® to our cloud-native solutions Signals Research Suite including the leading SaaS Electronic Lab Notebook Signals Notebook to our exclusive TIBCO® Spotfire® partnership that brings scientific data analytics to visual life, no scientific company offers a wider range and more powerful platform of scientific solutions than Signals Software.
Alchemy Cloud is an enterprise software company that helps accelerate research and product development in applied science. Our cloud-based platform combines Electronic Lab Notebook (ELN) and Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) capabilities to provide the modern lab functionality, unified data, and AI-powered insights your teams need to run a fully digital lab. Alchemy regularly helps companies reduce testing times by 50% to 80%, bringing better products to market faster. Visit try.alchemy.cloud/success-in-case to learn more.
BYK is a leading supplier of additives and measuring instruments. Additives are chemical substances, used in small quantities to improve product properties and optimize manufacturing processes. Coatings, printing inks, and plastics are some of the traditional application areas, but BYK additives are also used in the manufacture of care products, adhesives and sealants, paper surface finishing, construction chemistry, as well as oil and gas.
Dependable, experienced, and solid as a rock. As the #1 distributor of specialty chemicals to the US CASE market, Azelis Americas CASE is uniquely positioned to provide dependability of products and technical assistance to our customers. We have forged strong partnerships with best in class suppliers – giving us the ability to help you reduce lead times and improve inventory management, while ensuring a secure source of product availability. Back this up with our experienced technical sales team and industry-leading application labs, we consistently turn your challenges of today into solutions for the future. Let us help grow your business by putting the power of Azelis Americas CASE to work for you today.
The Coating Additives business line of Evonik provides specialty additives to help your coatings and inks look and perform their best. From defoamers and dispersants to matting agents and rheology modifiers (and more!), we are confident that we have the right solutions for your needs.
IMCD is a global leader in the sales, marketing and distribution of speciality chemicals and ingredients. The IMCD Coatings & Construction business group features a world-class product portfolio that delivers a wide range of solutions to add color and optimize the performance and durability of adhesives, paints, coatings, inks, construction materials, sealants, inks and graphic arts. Through the innovative thinking of our coast-to-coast technical sales team and our global network of formulatory experts, IMCD fosters a collaborative environment to drive evolution and co-create for success. Think Coatings & Construction. Think IMCD.
"Since 1962, Coim has been a global leader in the development and manufacturing of polyesters polyols, polyurethanes, and specialty resins. With international support, local attention, and a vision for sustainable development, Coim is the ideal partner to help you reach your goals. Coim’s innovative Hydroexter resins are clear, single-phase liquid polyols designed for water-based coatings, offering excellent mechanical properties, flexibility and impact resistance, adhesion, solvent, oil, fuel and oxidation resistance, abrasion and chip resistance, weatherability, and UV resistance. Hydroexter resins are especially suitable for formulating near zero-VOC water-based 2-component urethanes using standard hydrophobic isocyanates."
Hall Technologies, Inc. thinks differently about specialty chemical distribution. With a technical focus, we understand our customers’ process of determining which product best fits their formulation needs. We are collaborators, partners, and leaders who strive to meet the demanding needs of the next generation of industry chemists and lab technicians. With headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri, Hall Technologies, Inc.’s territory extends through the Midwest, Upper Midwest, Southwest, Southeast, and the Ohio Valley. We supply answers.
R.E. Carroll Inc. is a 98-year-old distributor of specialty chemicals and petroleum products to the coatings industry as well as related industries in adhesives, elastomers and plastics. We supply pigments, additives, process aids, fillers, defoamers and plasticizers as well as many other raw materials in quantities as small as 5-gal (liquid) or bags (varies). Please contact us at 800-257-9365, or view our website.
Siltech develops and manufactures a full line of organo-modified silicone materials for a wide range of industrial and personal care applications. Siltech owns and operates two manufacturing plants in the Greater Toronto Area. These plants are equipped with efficient, large scale reactors with a wide range of capabilities. We strive to create new materials with unique performance attributes.
Sun Polymers International started in 1994 as a small plant in Fort Wayne, Indiana with two small reactors. Today we have our manufacturing for Polyesters for Powder in Mooresville, IN. We are a subsidiary of Taiwan-based Chansieh Enterprises.
We seek to provide polyester resin to powder coating manufacturers in a manner that is:
In 2020 we added a solid acrylic bead, and waterborne resin product lines which can be used in the following applications
Anton Paar develops, produces and distributes highly accurate laboratory instruments and process measuring systems, and provides custom-tailored automation and robotic solutions. It is the world leader in the measurement of density, concentration and CO2 and in the field of rheometry. Whether you are looking to simulate the application behavior of a household paint or you wish to analyze the formulation of complex nano-coatings – Anton Paar has unique measurement solutions in store for you.
Admix manufacturers industrial dispersion and agitation equipment for the chemical industry. Compared to conventional dispersion prior to media milling, high shear mixers from Admix will improve your process, wetting out powders 100% and eliminating agglomerates in less than 10 minutes. The results are reduced energy consumption, reduced batch times, less maintenance on your media mills, and reduced media mill screen clogging. On-site equipment trials are available for our Rotosolver high shear in-tan mixer and inline dispersion equipment as well.
Alberdingk Boley, Inc. (ABI) is a global supplier of innovative water-based acrylic emulsions, NMP-free & solvent-free polyurethane dispersions, UV-curable dispersions, castor oil and linseed oil polyols and acrylic polyurethane copolymers. With a legacy of more than 185 years in castor and linseed oils, driven by tradition and innovative technology, ABI is a proud, responsive supplier of environmentally friendly water-based emulsions and dispersions to the paint and coatings, adhesives, and graphic arts industries. Our US headquarters is based in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Barentz is a leading global life science ingredients and specialty chemicals distributor for the Human Nutrition, Pharmaceutical, Personal Care, Household Care, Specialty Industrial, and Animal Nutrition markets. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Barentz distributes ingredients for products to small- and medium-sized enterprises and large customers globally. The Group sources branded specialty ingredients from leading manufacturers worldwide and its ingredients experts provide value-added technical support (including pre-mixing, blending, customized formulation and testing) from its state-of-the-art, customized formulation centers and application laboratories in EMEA, the Americas and Asia-Pacific. Established in 1953, Barentz has operations in more than 60 countries with a strong presence in Europe and Asia, and a growing presence in North America and Latin America. With a turnover of 1.5 billion the company employs around 1,500 people worldwide and serves over 21,000 customers.
As one of the world’s leading brands of coating additives, Borchers is committed to the continuous development and improvement of coating systems across the spectrum of chemistries, applications, and end markets. Borchers’ products and services make the world safer and more colorful, and enhance quality of life every day. Key products include Borchi® OXY-Coat and Borchi® Dragon cobalt-free high-performance catalysts, Borchi® Burst defoamers, Borchi® Gen wetting and dispersing agents, and Borchi® Gel rheology modifiers. In 2020, Borchers was acquired by Milliken & Company, a global manufacturing leader whose focus on materials science delivers tomorrow’s breakthroughs today.
Borregaard operates one of the world's most advanced and sustainable biorefineries. By using natural, renewable raw materials, we produce advanced and environmentally friendly biochemicals that can replace oil-based products. Utilising the different components of wood, we produce biopolymers, speciality cellulose, biovanillin, cellulose fibrils and bioethanol for a variety of applications in sectors such as agriculture and aquaculture, construction, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics, foodstuffs, batteries and biofuels. We employ 1100 man-years in plants and sales offices in 13 countries throughout Europe, Asia and the Americas.
BYK-Gardner (BYK Instruments) is a leading supplier quality control and process control instruments for analyzing solid, metallic, visual, and liquid color as well solutions to measure appearance such as gloss, orange peel, DOI and haze. New instruments include the spectro2profiler to measure color and texture, the spectro2guide pro spectrophotometer to control jetness with digital standards and the color2view, a benchtop spectrophotometer. We also have a wide selection of instruments and gages to test the physical properties of coatings including a new line of rotational viscometers.
Chem-Materials Company is a specialty chemical raw materials supplier providing technical service and products to the paint and coatings, CASE, ink, plastics, and construction markets. Proudly celebrating 30 years in the coatings industry and headquartered in Cleveland, OH, Chem-Materials covers the Midwest/Central United States. A member of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD), we are committed to delivering products and services to our customers in a timely manner that consistently meets their specifications and satisfies their expectations. Further information can be found on our website or by calling 800-585-0808.
The ChemQuest Group Inc., a global business strategy and external technology development firm with focus and expertise specific to the specialty chemicals markets, is widely recognized among raw material suppliers, formulators, and financial investors for its value creation. ChemQuest’s four service pillars include Business Strategy & Transformation, M&A Advisory Services, Operational & Manufacturing Efficiencies, as well as Technology Development through the ChemQuest Technology Institute and ChemQuest Powder Coating Research. Our team includes former senior managers from major manufacturers, business owners, and senior technical managers, including Ph.D. chemists, with a minimum of 25 years of experience in specialty chemicals.
The Chidley & Peto Company is a manufacturers’ agent and distributor focused on the coatings, printing and packaging, construction, adhesives and plastics industries. Our geographical territory includes the North Central States: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Companies represented include: EverZinc USA Inc., Fuji Silysia Chemical Ltd., Huntsman Polyurethanes, IMI FABI LLC., Keim Additec Surface USA,LLC., Mayzo ,Inc., MiniFIBERS, Inc., Neomat Distribution ,Omya, Inc., StanChem Polymers, Venator.
A leading manufacturer of specialty surfactants and additives with a focus on developing products that are environmentally safe and derived from all-natural and renewable ingredients. For almost thirty years, Colonial Chemical has pushed the boundaries and explored revolutionary processes for making environmentally safe and high-performing chemicals from all-natural and renewable ingredients. Colonial manufactures cosmetic and industrial surfactants, performance additives and other key building-block ingredients for use in personal care, household and industrial, lubricants, oilfield, CASE & EP applications. We are a global supplier of surfactants and other chemistries to all of continental North America as well as over 25 countries internationally.
Instruments for Surface & Interfacial Science; contact angle, wettability, surface tension of liquids, interfacial tension, surface energy of solid substrates, adhesive force measurement, emulsion/dispersion stability analysis to replace manual hot-box testing. Also offering contract testing services. Contact Angle Goniometers, Force Tensiometers for DuNuoy Ring & Wilhelmy Plate Methods for surface tension, Fully-automated Critical Micelle Concentration Formation determination of surfactants, Spinning Drop Tensiometers for ultra-low interfacial tension chemistries. Please visit our new U.S. headquarters and contract testing laboratory in Charlotte NC.
The DyStar Group is a leading dyestuff & chemical manufacturer and solution provider, offering customers across the globe a broad portfolio of colorants, specialty chemicals, and services. With a heritage of more than a century in product development and innovation for the textile industry, DyStar also caters to multiple sectors including the paints, coatings, paper and packaging industries. DyStar’s current portfolio for the paints and coatings industry includes Hilton Davis® pigment dispersions, Foam Blast® defoamers, and Masil® functionalized silicones and hydrophobic additives. Our R&D team is actively working on solutions to problems stemming from the low VOC regulatory requirements. We are flexible and willing to customize innovative solutions for our customers.
Elementis is a global specialty chemicals company that provides high-value functional additives to many markets including architectural/ industrial coatings and adhesives and sealants. These additives improve the flow characteristics and performance of our customers’ products or production processes. We offer a comprehensive product portfolio that includes rheology modifiers for aqueous and solvent systems, defoamers, waxes, dispersing and wetting agents, adhesion promoters and surface active additives. Our products include BENTONE® organoclays, RHEOLATE® rheological additives, DAPRO® specialty additives and defoamers, M-P-A® anti-settling agents, NALZIN® corrosion and rust inhibitors, THIXATROL® rheology additives, NUOSPERSE® wetting and dispersing agents, SLIP-AYD® waxes and slip additives. These products enhance the feel, flow and finish of coatings.
EMCO Chemical Distributors, Inc. is one of the largest chemical distributors and contract packagers in North America. With over 2 million gallons of bulk storage capacity and over 1 million square feet of storage, EMCO has the breadth of products you need for the home and personal care markets, when you need them. With distribution warehouses spread throughout the Midwest (Pleasant Prairie, WI, Minneapolis, MN, Columbia, IL, Elkhart, IN and Cincinnati, OH), EMCO focuses on having the products you need at competitive prices, while also adding the technical assistance for those who are looking for the newest in technology.
Specializing in innovative anti-corrosion solutions, HALOX is the global leader in inorganic, organic, flash rust, and tannin stain corrosion inhibitors for the paint and coatings industry. Our unique and on-trend advancements provide cutting-edge coatings solutions for an ever-changing world. Let our team of applications experts show you how to extend the life of your projects with multi-faceted solutions for a wide range of application needs.
KH Neochem is a Japanese chemical company that produces raw materials for the coatings industry and other related industries. We make solvents, branched alcohols (surfactant and plasticizer), branched acids (esters and metal carboxylates), and a monomer package for self-crosslinking waterborne resins. We have a family of branched diols that include: 2-Ethyl-1,3-Hexanediol, 2-Butyl-2-Ethyl-1,3-Propanediol, and 2,4-Diethyl-1,5-Pentanediol. Our branched diols make polyester resins with improved flexibility and hydrolytic stability. They can also be used as reactive diluents in 2 package polyurethane coatings. Our monomer package for self-crosslinking waterborne resins is based on Diacetone Acrylamide and Adipic Dihydrazide.
As the world's leading supplier of instruments used to measure surface energy and interfacial tension, KRÜSS not only provides high quality product solutions - we offer a combination of cutting-edge technology and scientific consulting. KRÜSS provides many solutions often used in the coatings industry to explore cleanliness, wettability, adhesion and coating stability, and more. Products include tensiometers, drop shape analyzers (bench and handheld), and foam analyzers. Our latest release, Ayríís, featuring a revolutionary 3D contact angle method, is poised to change the game in quality control of surface treatments.
LEHVOSS North America has hired Marcelo Herszenhaut as Commercial Manager for the Surface Technology Business Unit. The LEHVOSS Group under the management of Lehmann&Voss&Co. (LuV) is a group of companies in the chemicals sector that develops, produces and markets chemical and mineral specialties for various industrial clients. Lehmann&Voss&Co. has been selling for more than 120 years chemical and mineral specialties to industrial customers. Established in 1894 as a trading Company in Hamburg (Germany), we have developed into a high performance technical sales organization with our own manufacturing facilities and contacts spanning over many years to mainly foreign suppliers. Marcelo is responsible for LEHVOSS’s rheology modifiers (Luvogel®, Luvotix®, Wollatrop®), functional fillers (Omega-Bubbles®, Litho-Bubbles®, Omega-Spheres®, Tri-Spheres®, Thermo-Spheres®, Omega-Sil®) and polyester resins (Luvores®) for the paints & coatings, inks, construction, adhesives & sealants, as well as other industrial markets.
Lintech International LLC is a leading, woman owned, national specialty chemical distributor of resins, monomers, additives, pigments and performance minerals. Since 1983, Lintech has partnered with world-class suppliers to meet the needs of customers in a wide variety of markets including coatings, inks, plastics, rubber, adhesives and composites. Lintech is ISO 9001:2015 certified, a proud member of NACD Responsible Distribution®, and C-TPAT verified through U.S. Customs for a secure international supply chain. With thirteen regional warehouses, Lintech provides excellent service to customers nationwide.
Lubrizol Performance Coatings is a market-driven innovator of specialty chemicals for coatings, inks and composites that help the world move cleaner, create smarter and live better. Our portfolio of resin, binder, dispersant, wax additive, and specialty additive technologies solve challenges across a wide range of markets and applications. Formulators choose Lubrizol to take advantage of our innovative technologies, customer collaboration, and reliability. More than just a supplier, we are a collaborator with extensive experience in surface protection, dispersion, adhesion, and barrier properties – working closely with customers to explore and develop differentiated products.
MÜNZING is a global specialty additive supplier with highly experienced R&D and technical service personnel in Europe, the Americas and Asia. Our manufacturing plants in Europe and America have broad synthesis and formulation capabilities to best serve our global customer base.MÜNZING's product portfolio is comprised of defoamers, wetting agents, dispersants, emulsifiers, rheology modifiers, flow control additives, micronized and coated waxes as well as wax dispersions and emulsions.MÜNZING offers technical service testing to focus on solving customer issues by duplicating the customer process and not by the generalization of formulation characteristics. We employ a wide range of test methods to reproduce the conditions that a coating experiences during manufacturing, packaging and application.
NAGASE Specialty Materials aims to drive value for market innovators as a leading distributor of specialty chemicals and manufacturer of chemical products. NSM serves industries impacting everyday life around the world: coatings; inks; plastics; packaging; 3D printing, and more.
Patcham is a global manufacturer of specialty additives for a Paints and Coatings, Inks, Composites, Plastics, and Oilfield. We provide a range of specialty additives to augment the properties of a Coatings systems. These include additives for Wetting and Dispersing, Defoamers, Slip & Levelling additives, Flow Modifiers, and rheology modifiers. American operations are handled by Patcham USA based in Fairfield NJ, which is also the US technical service location. Our products are available from 5 stock points across the country as well as in Canada and across Latin America. For more information, please come and visit us during CTT at Booth#13.
At Quaker Color, a division of McAdoo & Allen, Inc., we design, develop, manufacture, and supply pigment dispersions, polyurethane dispersions, and formulated coatings for markets requiring the highest degree of performance. These products are tailored to match or exceed your toughest specifications providing a level of customer service unmatched in the industry.
Welcome to Schold. We are a Chicago-based manufacturer of industrial dispersing and mixing equipment. Our product line includes high-speed, low-speed, bench-top and rotor stator style mixers, plus a variety of media mills, press-outs, blade types, tanks, controls, and complete systems.
Since 1949, we have manufactured over 15,000 machines for 1,800 customers across 90 different industries. Connect with our team to get your custom project started today!
SSCT is a membership organization supporting the coatings industry with on-going education venues. The 2019 Annual Technical Meeting and Technology Conference is being held in Charleston, SC, April 14-17. Our local society sections also hold technical presentations. Please visit the SSCT website at www.ssct.org or call 601-310-7687 for additional information.
Terra Firma originates from the Latin word terra (“earth” or “land”) and firma (“strong” or “steadfast”). At Terra Firma, we build upon these Latin roots to embody a company that is secure, well-founded, dependable, and stable. With this foundation and a history as a specialty chemicals distributor since 1949, we are now firmly established as a recognized leader in North America with the merger of Terra Firma, Dowd & Guild, and Northspec in 2022. Working alongside our Supplier Partners and Customers, Terra Firma is counted on to help create, build, and grow business.
Tosoh Corporation is a leading international producer of advanced chemical intermediates for the pharmaceutical, electronic and specialty chemicals. Emphasis on research keeps Tosoh in the development forefront with the continued introduction of new chemical products and processes. With over 130 affiliated companies in 18 countries and worldwide marketing and warehousing capabilities Tosoh, through its specialty group, offers a wide variety of specialty coating products. Halogenated compounds: Tosoh offers a wide variety of halogenated compounds. Monomers include fluoro-monomers, methacrylates and styrene sulfonate derivatives, Silica/Matting agents: Tosoh Silica is a leading Asian manufacturer and it’s specialty silica’s are available in the USA.
Univar Solutions is a leading supplier of chemicals and raw materials for coatings, adhesives, sealants, and elastomer (CASE) applications that serve markets such as aerospace, building and construction, furniture, industrial, marine, packaging, roads, and more. Whether additives, binders, extenders, pigments, or solvents, Univar Solutions offers the broadest product line in the industry, plus an experienced technical staff ready to support your endeavors. From concept to finished, market-ready products, our labs and staff of experienced CASE formulators and applications specialists can help you create innovative solutions for your challenge.
U.S. Silica is a global industrial minerals and logistics leader, committed to manufacturing revolutionary new products from diatomaceous earth (DE), perlite, sand, clay and now EverWhite® Pigment. EverWhite® Pigment is a newly engineered high-white pigment for coatings, building products and other applications like plastics and inks. It is U.S. Silica’s goal to expand the current boundaries of what minerals have been known to do, and work with customers to deliver innovative solutions
USI CHEMICAL AMERICA is a leading producer and supplier of top-quality silicone-based materials for a diverse range of applications. We specialize in the manufacturing of high-quality silanes and sourcing reliable materials to meet all your silicone-related needs. Our comprehensive product line includes silicone fluids, OH polymers, fumed silica, and other silicone-based materials suitable for a variety of uses, including Adhesives & Sealants, Coatings, Gypsum, Mineral & Fiber Treatment, Personal Care, Chemical Manufacturing, Roof Coatings, Mold Making, and Electronic Encapsulation. As a one-stop-shop for all your silicone-related material needs, we strive to provide excellent products and services to our customers.
Manufacturing relies on raw materials, but sourcing materials is time-consuming and challenging. With Van Horn, Metz & Co. you’ll get the specialty raw materials you need to create innovative products that will help grow your business. We believe you should have a reliable, knowledgeable source for specialty raw materials – a trusted partner. Our specialists have direct experience in labs and manufacturing, along with engineering and science degrees. We vet all of our suppliers and are active members of NACD - committed to responsible distribution - so our customers know they are getting quality materials with every project.
At VOTCO Corp, we are committed to delivering the highest quality industrial equipment, parts, and services to our clients. We use only the best materials and suppliers while employing rigorous quality control measures to ensure that our products meet the highest standards of excellence.
The International Waterborne, High‐Solids and Powder Coating Symposium is a multi‐faceted conference benefiting industry, academia and the Polymer Science and Engineering Program at the University of Southern Mississippi. Proceeds from the Symposium are vital to the School of Polymer Science and Engineering. Funds received are used for academic program development, including graduate student stipends, junior faculty development, equipment acquisition and maintenance, and scholarships for undergraduate students majoring in Polymer Science, most of whom enter the coatings or related polymer industries upon graduation. These scholarships are critical to the university’s efforts to recruit the highest achieving students into our program.
Westlake Epoxy (formerly Hexion Epoxy) is a leading global producer of epoxy resins, modifiers and curing agents for high-performance materials, coatings, and composites. The fully integrated business includes upstream base epoxy resins and intermediates delivered as liquid or solid epoxy resins, as well as downstream specialty epoxy resins and amine curing agents. To contribute to a cleaner and greener future, we aim to develop circular solutions and enhance the renewable content in our products. A key enabler for the transition towards lower carbon footprint materials is the mass balancing concept using the ISCC+ certification process.
Westlake Epoxy's brands include EPIKOTE(TM) and EPON(TM) resins that have been a global standard since the mid-1940s, EPI-REZ(TM) waterborne epoxy resins that are known, worldwide, for their superior performance and EPIKURE(TM) curing agents offering a variety of options for formulators to meet their customers’ needs. The Westlake Epoxy experts look forward to meeting you at Table #53. By working together, we can create a more sustainable world.