Woodsafe Timber Protection, one of Scandinavia's leading companies in fire-retardant wood surface layers and fire-retardant wood products, is establishing in the UK.
Bona US has earned Greenguard Gold Certification on its full line of wood floor adhesive products.
Сhemicals company Kemira has joined the 4evergreen alliance, an initiative of Cepi, the European association representing the paper industry. The alliance aims to boost the contribution of fibre-based packaging in a circular and sustainable economy, minimizing climate and environmental impact.
Minerals Technologies Inc. has signed an agreement with Phoenix Paper LLC to re-establish a 35,000 ton per year satellite precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC) plant at its paper mill in Wickliffe, Kentucky.
Latvijas Finieris has together with Stora Enso taken the next steps towards replacing phenol – in resins used in plywood – with lignin. This new lignin-based glue significantly reduces the carbon footprint of plywood products all the way from production to final end-use applications without compromising on technical pe...
AkzoNobel, manufacturer of the Chemcraft brand of Industrial Wood Coatings, has announced that Horizon Forest Products is now part of its distribution network.
Dr. Tammo Boinowitz will become managing director of BYK-Chemie GmbH based in Wesel, Germany, as of January 1, 2021. After a two-month training and transitional phase, he will also become the President of BYK, the largest division of the specialty chemicals group ALTANA.
Kemira has signed a long-term agreement with UPM-Kymmene Corporation extending and expanding its current bleaching chemicals supply contract in Uruguay, pending required environmental permitting. The new agreement will include capacity to support the existing pulp mill in Fray Bentos and the new, 2.1 million ton UPM pu...
Due to coronavirus related production curtailment of the calcium line at Sappi’s Saiccor dissolving pulp mill the supply of lignin raw material to LignoTech South Africa has been interrupted.
Michelman joins the 4evergreen alliance to help advance fibre-based packaging in a circular economy.
Safic-Alcan, an international specialty chemicals distributor, extendsexclusive distribution agreement with Tronox for TiONA TiO2 pigments in France.
Kemira has set a target of 30% reduction in combined so-called Scope 1 and Scope 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030, from the 2018 baseline of 0.93 MTCO2e. The long-term ambition is to be carbon neutral across the whole company by 2045 for combined scope 1 and 2 emissions.
Clariant announced that Stephan Lynen will be appointed CFO as of April 1, 2020. He will succeed Patrick Jany who decided to pursue a career opportunity outside of Clariant as CFO of A.P. Moller - Maersk.