Posts Tagged ‘ Arkema ’

Arkema’s Quarterly Results are Up Thanks to Bostik

Nov 12th, 2015

France-based Arkema, which acquired Bostik, recently released its third-quarter results. The Bostik acquisition caused the company to increase in nearly every quantitative metric. Report highlights include: €1.95 billion ($2 billion) in sales, up 32 percent year over year, with Bostik contributing to 28 percent of that; An earning before interest taxes, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA) increase to €286 million ($309 […]

Sherwin-Williams SHER-NAR 5000 Coating

Jul 16th, 2015

Sherwin-Williams’ SHER-NAR 5000 is a weather-resistant dispersion coating for metal doors, windows, building trim and exterior building components. It employs Kynar 500 FSF (fluorosurfactant free) PVD. According to the company, that provides an environmentally responsible approach, as its base resin guards against chalking, pitting, chipping and premature aging and provides long-life protection for color and gloss. […]

Arkema Receives Society of Plastics Engineer’s GPEC Environmental Award

Mar 13th, 2014

Arkema has received the Chairman’s Award from the Plastics Environmental Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers. Arkema has been recognized for environmental leadership and excellence for the development of its Biostrength® impact modifiers, which it says improves a broad range of properties in polylactic acid (PLA), which is derived from renewable resources such as […]

U.S. Manufacturers Save $1 Billion, 11 Million Tons of CO2 Through Energy Efficiency Investments

Sep 30th, 2013

PPG has float glass operations in Carlisle, Pa., Mt. Zion, Ill., Wichita Falls, Texas, and Fresno, Calif.

PPG Industries, Eastman Chemical Co., Saint-Gobain Corp. and Ingersoll Rand were among the more than 120 manufacturers recognized last week by the Department of Energy (DOE) for making wise investments that reduced energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions while improving their bottom lines. Through the DOE’s “Better Buildings, Better Plants” program, which is a key […]

AMI Report Says PVC is Going Green

May 31st, 2012

The PVC industry met in Dusseldorf, Germany, in March 2012 at the Applied Market Information (AMI) Ltd.’s PVC Formulation 2012 conference to discuss the market trends and the latest recipes to improve the environmental performance of vinyl compounds. According to the report, VinylPlus, a European PVC industry organization, is driving many of the environmental initiatives […]