Sunday, January, 20, 2019 11:16:25

Contribution By Akshay Kedari


PPG agrees to buy Whitford Worldwide for expanding coatings portfolio

Global coatings, paints and specialty materials supplier PPG has recently announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of Whitford Worldwide Company, which supplies nonstick and low-friction coatings for consumer products and industrial applications. Financial terms regarding the transaction were not …

Clariant AG & Eastman sign collaboration agreement on agrochemicals

 The exclusive collaboration agreement would be for the distribution of Eastman Chemical’s solvent named Tamisolve NxG.  The solvent is a highly effective, has low toxicity, and an innovative product developed for the agrochemical industry. Clariant AG (Clariant), a renowned Switzerland-based specialty chemical company, has reportedly …

Exxon’s lubricant network gets Zero Waste to Landfill sanction

ExxonMobil has reportedly announced that its network of lubricant blending & packaging plants, has obtained the zero waste to landfill silver level validation from UL. This validation apparently, has made ExxonMobil the first company of petroleum products to receive UL’s validation. For the record, the …

CPI plans to reduce plastic pollution by working on a new project

The Center for Process Innovation (CPI), a science & technology innovation center based in the UK, is reportedly collaborating with industry partners to promote the development of an eco-friendly packaging system. According to a report by The Northern Echo, the CPI is utilizing its polymer …