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Update on Chemours' new Altamira , Mexico TiO2 Production Line

 The Chemours Company, a global chemistry company with leading market positions in titanium

Active Minerals International Wins First-Prize Award for Mining Operations

November 1, 2016

Active Minerals International has recently received its sixth mining reclamation award from the Georgia Mining Association, winning the association's 2016 President's award for Land Reclamation.

Chemours Inaugurates New Altamira TiO2 Production Line in Mexico

The Chemours Company, a global chemistry company with leading market positions in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions, formally inaugurated its new titanium dioxide (TiO2) production line at its Altamira plant in Mexico on September 22, 2016. T

Active Minerals International to Add Capacity of Attapulgite-Based Performance Additives For Paints and Coatings

APRIL 3, 2016 Active Minerals International (AMI), the world's largest Supplier of high-quality gellant attapulgite for the coatings, adhesives, sealants, and other industries, has announced the company is undertaking process improvements designed to expand capacity. The initiatives, according to president, Dennis C. Parker, are aligned with increasing demand in AMI's major markets and new developments in international coatings markets.

VHM welcomes Laurie Barfield as our new Account Manager in the Southeastern teritorry

For Immediate Release

Conshohocken, PA (11/15/2015) - Van Horn, Metz & Co., Inc. is pleased to announce Laurie Barfield has joined our team effective November 1, 2015 as an Account Manager in southeastern territory. Laurie’s primary responsibility will be the CASE market in Alabama, Georgia, Florida and Mississippi.

VHM to assume responsibilities for Evonik Corporation's new product lines

Van Horn, Metz & Company, Inc. is pleased to announce that effective July 1, 2015 will assume responsibilities for Evonik Corporation's, DEGALAN®, DEGACRYL®, POLYVEST® and VESTOWAX® product groups in the northeast United States. For the past several years, Van Horn, Metz has successfully represented Evonik's DYNAPOL®, DYNACOLL® and VESTOPLAST®.

CINIC and Van Horn, Metz & Co. Inc. expand relationship

CINIC Chemicals America LLC is pleased to announce expanded distributor territory with Van Horn, Metz & Co. Inc.

Effective November 1, 2014 Van Horn Metz & Co Inc. will have added responsibility for the sales and distribution of Cinilex High Performance Organic Pigments for the states of Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas and Louisiana in addition to its current territory.

Van Horn, Metz to exhibit at the American Coatings Show 2014

Conshohocken, PA – Van Horn, Metz & Co., Inc. announces it will exhibit at the American Coatings Shown next week. The trade show will be held April 8-10 at Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Think about planning a visit to the Van Horn, Metz booth – stand #1035 to meet us and our key partners for a full range of specialty raw materials!

VHM to introduce new Radcure (UV/EB) - Monomers and Oligomers

(Conshohocken, PA, September 1st, 2013) In their continuing effort to better serve their coatings and ink customers, Van Horn, Metz & Company, Inc. (VHM) is pleased to announce the addition of a high quality, Radcure (UV/EB) product line to their portfolio. Radcure products curable by ultraviolet light (UV) or electron beam (EB) radiation, have been adopted by many graphic arts (overprint varnish, ink), wood (coatings, fillers) and industrial coating formulators. VHM has a strong position in serving these markets.

New Weather-Stable Pearlescent Pigments

Introducing new Weather Treated Pearlescent Pigments for Lasting Color and Brilliance
Conshohocken, PA (July 15, 2013) Van Horn, Metz & Company, Inc. (VHM) announces the new weather treated grades of Pearlescent Pigments from Kuncai Pigments.

Adhesives & Sealants Markets Growing

Strategic Solutions: State of the Industry Report
Excerpt "Recovery within the adhesives and sealants industry appears increasingly favorable as the U.S. macro backdrop improves. For the first time since 2008, all six construction-related indices are pointing in the right direction—a good thing for both adhesives and sealants, as construction makes up over 40% of total consumption."
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VHM Announces Supply Partnership with Phillips Carbon Black for Rubber and Plastics Industry

VHM is now a full line supplier of carbon black!

Conshohocken, PA – Van Horn, Metz & Co., Inc. is pleased to announce that effective immediately, a Supply Chain Partnership agreement has been put into place with Phillips Carbon Black Limited of India enabling the company to offer a complete line of ASTM and Specialty Grades for all Rubber, Plastics, and Specialty applications in North America. All materials are available in both packaged and bulk formats.

Cinic Announces New Transparent PY110!

Cinic has announced that they have standardized and commercialized the new pigment Cinilex SY2T Transparent Isoindolinone Yellow 110. This new pigment has the following features and benefits:

  • FDA Compliant
  • Bright red golden shade
  • Excellent heat resistance
  • Excellent light fastness in masstone, midtone, and tint
  • Excellent chemical resistance (acids & alkali)
  • Excellent solvent resistance

This pigment is recommended by CINIC for use in the following application areas:

Cinic Announces New Transparent DPP Rubine Pigment(PR264)

Cinilex DPP Rubine SR6T (PR264) is a transparent bluish red pigmet with very high color strength, excellent durability, migration and solvent fastness as well as very high thermal stability. It can be used in many different applications where both transparency and durability are needed. It is especially suitable for metallic and effect finishes where it gives colorations with excellent durability, and overpaint resistance and allows for a broad coverage of mid to bluish shade reds.

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