Flooring & Surfaces
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Dow North America
The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) is as an integrated science and technology company. The Company is a diversified, manufacturer and supplier of products used primarily as raw materials in the manufacture of customer products and services across the world. The Company operates in five segments: Agricultural Sciences, Consumer Solutions, Infrastructure Solutions, Performance Materials & Chemicals and Performance Plastics. The Company serves various industries, such as appliance, automotive, agricultural, building and construction, chemical processing, electronics, furniture, housewares, oil and gas, packaging, paints, coatings and adhesives, personal care, pharmaceutical, processed foods, pulp and paper, textile and carpet, utilities and water treatment.
AB Specialty Silicones
AB Specialty Silicones is a US Manufacturer and Worldwide Distributor of specialty silicone chemicals. With customer focus at the forefront, our goal is to be the one source for all of your silicone raw material needs–providing the highest level in service, products, and technical expertise available. Our core brand Andisil® represents our commitment to provide top quality materials, custom solutions, and unparalleled customer support. The Andisil® product portfolio offers solutions to a variety of industries including: Personal Care, Chemical Manufacturing, Dental & Medical, Mold Making, Electronic Encapsulation, Adhesives & Sealants, Coatings, Gypsum, Pressroom, et al.
Adeka Corporation provides various chemical and food products in Japan. The company offers polymer additives comprising antioxidants, UV absorbers/hindered amine light stabilizers, nucleating agents/clarifiers, metal deactivators, flame retardants, and epoxy type stabilizers/lubricants; plasticizers/PVC stabilizers; and information and electronics materials, including light/heat curing materials, initiators, polymerizable materials, dyes/thermal paper materials, semiconductor materials, and circuit formation and packaging materials. Its chemical products also comprise functional polymers consisting of water borne, epoxy, and urethane resins
Bomar Specialties LLC
Formerly known as Dymax Oligomer & Coatings, Bomar specializes in the synthesis, formulation, and manufacture of advanced performance oligomers and materials for energy (UV/EB), light, and other free-radical cure applications worldwide.
Elastron TPE is dedicated to the development, production, marketing and sales of thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) since 1980. With TPV, SEBS, SBS and TPO based series; Elastron TPE is the key player in many sectors from beginning to the end. We focus to the philosophy of "Being better than yesterday" from the foundation.
The DKSH Performance Materials business unit distributes a wide range of innovative ingredients and specialty chemicals for the specialty chemicals, food and beverage, pharmaceutical and personal care industries. We help our partners to grow their business through our expertise in innovation and formulation, supply chain, sourcing, regulatory and sales & marketing excellence. Our more than 33,000 customers benefit from reliable and responsible sourcing thanks to our global networks and strong geographic footprint. We provide regulatory consulting, supplier certification and product registration to navigate complex regulatory environments and ensure compliance. From our network of 46 state-of-the-art innovation centers, we provide application know-how and develop cutting-edge formulations and solutions. This creates business opportunities, reduces time-to-market and allows us to meet the growing needs of our customers. In collaboration with our innovation specialists, our technical sales force achieves strong growth for our clients and customers. We promote our product portfolios through digital channels to extend our market reach, particularly to new generations. Our customers, in return, experience a more agile and efficient service through our digital capabilities. We also enable our sales force with new technologies and next level digital solutions. By providing market insights and trend analysis, we create business opportunities and strengthen the competitive advantage of our clients and customers. With over 1,000 specialists in 110 locations across 32 markets, we cover all of Asia, with comprehensive networks in South East Asia and Japan, as well as extensive coverage across Western Europe, India and the USA. The Business Unit generated net sales of CHF 1.0 billion in 2019.
At Laboratorios Argenol we manufacture high-quality silver, gold and platinum active ingredients, based on an experience acquired since 1939. Due to the antimicrobial properties of silver, our products are used in the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries and in other industrial applications. Silver is a broad spectrum antimicrobial agent whose efficacy has been widely tested against the most harmful microorganisms that appear in everyday life, such as E. coli, Legionella, Pseudomonas, Salmonella, S. Aureus, A. Niger, among others. At Laboratorios Argenol we offer antimicrobial solutions to fight against a broad spectrum of bacteria, preventing infections and the growth of bacteria that proliferate around us.
For over 20 years, our mission has been to work alongside our customers, helping them to make the best of their colour offer. Our goal is to help them Create Value through Colour. Our main activity is to produce and market dispersions of pigments (commonly called colorants) to tint paints either in factory or at point of sale. Over the years, we have built up an international network of suppliers, and this has allowed us to consolidate a business of the trading of powder pigments for colours and effects in sectors also outside paints (like plastic, ink, textile, leather…). Today this has become one of the pillars of our company. Iris Green is the market leader for tinting systems in Italy and does business in over 30 countries with more than 400 customers. We are an Italian company with deep local roots, and belong to an International group which does business around the world.
REXtac, LLC is focused on one thing – providing turnkey APAO (Amorphous PolyAlpha Olefin) solutions for clients worldwide. Dating back to our inception in 1986, REXtac APAO has been recognized as an industry leading, high quality polymer capable of satisfying a wide range of applications and adhesive needs. Produced in our Odessa, Texas facility, REXtac polymers are on-purpose, reactor-produced polyolefins. REXtac APAO is produced with REXtac, LLC’s proprietary catalyst and Liquid Pool production process, which provides you the broadest range of physical and performance properties available in a polymer. REXtac polymers combine the unique characteristics of amorphous and low molecular weight properties with the easy processing of a polyolefin. This means you benefit from a custom polymer designed to meet your specific application and manufacturing specifications whether used neat or in formulations.
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Norplex-Micarta is a leading manufacturer of high performance thermoset composite materials based on impregnation and lamination technology. Norplex-Micarta manufactures the highest quality specialty sheet products, prepregs, rods, molded shapes, and tubes to meet demanding applications for OEMs and fabricators around the world. The global headquarters of Norplex-Micarta is located in Postville, Iowa, USA. To support the demand for thermoset composite materials in Asia, the Company also operates a facility in Changzhou, Jiangsu, P.R. China. Norplex-Micarta produces sheets, tubes, rods, and other specialty molded shapes for thousands of different applications in dozens of different industries. The Postville, Iowa facility is equipped with a variety of impregnation and downstream equipment to serve the varied needs of the industrial market. Prepreg can be produced on either horizontal or vertical machines as required to match the requirements of the fabrication process. Norplex-Micarta processes sheets and stock shapes internally. Sheets are regularly produced at 6 inches (150 mm) thick, and several materials can be produced as a monolithic sheet as thick as 12 inches (300 mm). Tubes are produced on IDs ranging from 0.094 inches (2.3 mm) to 48 inches (1.2 meters) on specially built mandrels. These materials are generally further processed by firms that specialize in the machining, punching, or other stock removal fabrication process.
Suncolor Corporation is a material science company devoted to the development and production of innovative, high temperature, optically clear additives and thermoplastics. Serving the paints, coatings, inks, adhesives, thermoplastics, and photonics industries, Suncolor Corporation is continuously creating new eco-efficient and solution oriented products and technologies.