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Automotive coatings production sequencing case study

(Courtesy of Guest Blogger John Buglino, director of marketing for Optessa USA Inc., a provider of advanced planning and scheduling software) Automotive coatings production sequencing case study results in 92% material cost savings A Fortune 100 manufacturer invested in a next-generation production scheduling software to improve the sequencing process in its automotive factories. Before implementing …

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AFCONA Distributor-of-the-Year 2020 Award

dar-tech receives AFCONA Distributor-of-the-Year Award

dar-tech, inc., is pleased to announce that it received the honor of being named distributor of the year for 2020 by AFCONA Additives. It was presented with a wall plaque displaying a beautiful Delft Blue plate from The Netherlands that will be proudly hung in its lobby beside similar awards from prior years.

Tolsa ADINS Protection S10

Viricides, bactericides, fungicides, algicides in coatings

    With the heightened concern about transmission of the coronavirus in the past year and ongoing concerns due to viral mutations, the topic of viricides, bactericides, fungicides, and algicides is a timely one. Everyone is using them multiple times per day. But these antimicrobials extend beyond personal care products, such as hand sanitizers, rubbing …

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Imerys Talc acquired by Magris Resources

According to this Oct. 13, 2020, press release, Magris Resources Canada Inc. (“Magris”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive stalking-horse agreement to acquire substantially all the assets of Imerys Talc America Inc., Imerys Talc Vermont Inc. and Imerys Talc Canada Inc. (collectively, the “North American Talc Business”) for US$223 million. The North …

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dar-tech and Tolsa to present on specialty clay to Cleveland Coatings Society

On March 18, 2021, at 12 p.m. EST, our very own Technical Sales Director and Chemist Tom Van Kuren will co-present with U.S. Sales Manager Maggie Cassidy McDonald and Chemist Marta Sacristan, both of TOLSA, via Zoom meeting to the Cleveland Coatings Society on the topic “Safer, Cleaner, Better Coatings from Specialty Clay? Yes. Really!” …

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Seed coatings contribute to a sustainable environment

Little did I know before working at dar-tech, inc., a specialty chemical and raw material distributor to the adhesives, agriculture, car care, construction, elastomers, metalworking, paint and coatings, plastics, and printing inks industries, what goes into a seed. Or should I say “onto”? I thought seeds were harvested and planted. Period. Well, it’s more complicated …

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Car-care appearance products

  Happy New Year, and welcome to dar-tech, inc.’s new blog. We plan to post monthly and bring you interesting, informational, and educational content on specialty chemicals and raw materials, manufacturing, chemistry, and more, and will feature some guest bloggers, as well as content from dar-tech’s subject-matter experts. Our first blog is about car-care appearance …

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