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2011-06-23 09:31:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett announced today that state economic development efforts will help EMD Chemicals - a leading chemical manufacturer - relocate its North American Performance Materials divisional headquarters to Delaware County. "Pennsylvania is in constant competition with neighboring states for new economic investment and jobs," said Corbett. "My administration is committed to improving our business climate and making smart...

2011-05-21 00:01:23

The 2011 TiO2 Pigment Annual Review details the titanium supply chain, manufacturing technologies, characteristics, demand, supply, trade, pigment plant economics and trends and outlooks. Trade data review, producer profiles and pigment plant locaters are also included as appendices. (PRWEB) May 19, 2011 The highly anticipated second edition of TiO2 Pigment Annual Review has just been released by independent industry experts TZMI. This 2011 edition is dedicated to providing industry...

2011-05-05 00:00:30

The global TiO2 sector ended 2010 on a strong note with price increases flowing through the market and substantial gains reported in 2011. Current pricing expectations are based on low inventory levels of pigment entering the northern hemisphere's paint season and undersupply brought on by lack of investment throughout the value chain for several years. (PRWEB) May 04, 2011 The global TiO2 sector ended 2010 on a strong note with price increases flowing through the market and substantial...

2011-04-18 08:05:00

SHANGHAI, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The 11th China International Dye Industry, Pigment and Textile Chemicals Exhibition ("China Interdye 2011") will be held at INTEX Shanghai and ShanghaiMart from April 26th-28th, 2011. The event is organized by the China Dyestuff Industry Association, the China Dyeing and Printing Association, the Shanghai Sub-Council of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, the Shanghai Chamber of the China Chamber of International...

2011-04-06 22:25:53

Three new bright blue pigments with origins in the hometown of Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet have become stars in a drama that is unsettling experts on conservation of archaeological treasures around the world. That's the topic of an article on the solution of an archaeological 'whodunit' involving those new-to-science pigments in the current edition of Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), ACS' weekly newsmagazine. C&EN Associate Editor Carmen Drahl notes in...

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2011-04-04 21:15:00

Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) reveals invisible colors in art masterpiecesWhat do Winslow Homer's For to Be a Farmer's Boy (1887) and Vincent van Gogh's The Bedroom (1889) have in common?First, they are both displayed at the Art Institute of Chicago (AIC). Homer's painting represents a high point in the career of America's premiere watercolorist, while Van Gogh's painting is perhaps one of most recognizable paintings in the world. However, they also share a key physical...

2011-02-17 06:00:00

BILLINGHAM, United Kingdom, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pigments division of Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today announced a price increase for all its titanium dioxide pigments in Europe. The following increase is effective April 1, 2011 or as contracts allow: Europe: Euros 175 per tonne This price increase is in addition to all price increases previously announced in this region. About Huntsman: Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals. Its...

2011-02-15 00:02:56

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Pigments and Dyes markets. The global market for pigments and dyes is forecast to reach 9.0 million tons and US$24.2 billion by the year 2015. Stringent and increasingly rigorous quality, performance, and environmental standards globally are key factors driving growth in the market. Surge in market growth in the coming years would be fuelled by growth in the paints, coatings, inks, and construction industries. Rising consumer...

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2011-02-14 14:45:00

Scientists have identified why the bright yellows in Vincent van Gogh's paintings have turned brown. They say that a complex chemical reaction is behind the deterioration of the works. The new finding is a first step in understanding how to stop some of van Gogh's most famous paintings from fading over time. The results suggest shielding the affected paintings as much as possible from UV and sunlight. Scientists had to use an array of analytical tools in order to uncover the secrets of...

2011-01-28 08:42:00

CALAIS, France, Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pigments division of Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today announced that it has agreed in principle to an investment of circa EUR 30 million to build a new magnesium sulfate fertilizer manufacturing operation at the division's titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigments manufacturing plant in Calais, France. The investment is approved in principle and is subject to the finalization of a number of elements including the granting of permits and...


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2005-06-23 09:04:50

Chameleons are small to mid-size reptiles that belong to one of the best known lizard families (Chamaeleonidae). They are famous for their ability to change their color also because of their elongated tongue and their eyes which can be moved independently of each other. The name "Chameleon" means "earth lion" and is derived from the Greek words chamai (on the ground, on the earth) and leon (lion). Distribution and habitat The main distribution of Chameleons is Africa and Madagascar,...

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