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Environmentally Advanced Polymer Now Able to Reduce Adhesion Failures and Minimize 'Installation Call-backs'

PHILADELPHIA-- Flooring installations have long been plagued by adhesion failures when water-based flooring adhesives are used over 'green' concrete or concrete slab in high-moisture environments. Specialty materials company Rohm and Haas (NYSE:ROH) today announced the introduction of an advanced, water-based acrylic polymer containing new Robond(TM) AquaBloc(TM) technology for formulated...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Acrylic Binder is environmentally friendly.

Designed for interior and exterior flat to semi-gloss coatings, Rhoplex(TM) VSR-2015 Versatile Sheen Resin acrylic binder is low-solvent capable, contains no alkyl phenol ethoxylate surfactants, and is low in ammonia odor. It exhibits appropriate flow, leveling, and application properties as well as scrub, alkali, and efflorescence resistance. Resin can be used on various interior and exterior...

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Chemicals & Gases

It's Happening: Revolutionary New Technology that Produces Durable, Attractive Cellular PVC Trim is Exceeding Customer Performance Expectations!

PHILADELPHIA-- Specialty materials company Rohm and Haas (NYSE:ROH) recently introduced a major innovation in additives for cellular PVC trim manufacture that is performing even better than expected. The new product, Paraloid(TM) SureCel(TM) foam cell stabilizer, is a completely new technology platform that helps manufacturers, retailers and builders better capitalize on the acclaim and growing...

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Materials

Plastics Additive enhances melt strength of polylactic acid.

Paraloid(TM) BPMS 250, when added at levels as low as 2% of sustainable polylactic acid mixtures, increases melt elasticity without affecting clarity of final product. It adds higher melt strength as PLA is processed during film and sheet extrusion, blown film extrusion, or calendering. High molecular weight acrylic additive complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration requirements and EU...

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Chemicals & Gases

Multi-Purpose Copolymer targets floor finish market.

Duraplus(TM) MP Emulsion is multi-purpose, styrene-acrylic water-borne copolymer recommended for floor finishes in high-maintenance environments, such as supermarkets, non-food retail, and office building lobbies. Floor finish manufacturers can formulate polishes that exhibit gloss retention, are APEO free, meet VOC standards, and can be applied at floor temperatures of 50Â-º F and above.

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Materials

Environmentally Advanced Polymer Now Able to Reduce Adhesion Failures and Minimize 'Installation Call-backs'

PHILADELPHIA-- Flooring installations have long been plagued by adhesion failures when water-based flooring adhesives are used over 'green' concrete or concrete slab in high-moisture environments. Specialty materials company Rohm and Haas (NYSE:ROH) today announced the introduction of an advanced, water-based acrylic polymer containing new Robond(TM) AquaBloc(TM) technology for formulated...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Acrylic Binder is environmentally friendly.

Designed for interior and exterior flat to semi-gloss coatings, Rhoplex(TM) VSR-2015 Versatile Sheen Resin acrylic binder is low-solvent capable, contains no alkyl phenol ethoxylate surfactants, and is low in ammonia odor. It exhibits appropriate flow, leveling, and application properties as well as scrub, alkali, and efflorescence resistance. Resin can be used on various interior and exterior...

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Chemicals & Gases

It's Happening: Revolutionary New Technology that Produces Durable, Attractive Cellular PVC Trim is Exceeding Customer Performance Expectations!

PHILADELPHIA-- Specialty materials company Rohm and Haas (NYSE:ROH) recently introduced a major innovation in additives for cellular PVC trim manufacture that is performing even better than expected. The new product, Paraloid(TM) SureCel(TM) foam cell stabilizer, is a completely new technology platform that helps manufacturers, retailers and builders better capitalize on the acclaim and growing...

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Materials

Plastics Additive enhances melt strength of polylactic acid.

Paraloid(TM) BPMS 250, when added at levels as low as 2% of sustainable polylactic acid mixtures, increases melt elasticity without affecting clarity of final product. It adds higher melt strength as PLA is processed during film and sheet extrusion, blown film extrusion, or calendering. High molecular weight acrylic additive complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration requirements and EU...

Read More »
Chemicals & Gases

Multi-Purpose Copolymer targets floor finish market.

Duraplus(TM) MP Emulsion is multi-purpose, styrene-acrylic water-borne copolymer recommended for floor finishes in high-maintenance environments, such as supermarkets, non-food retail, and office building lobbies. Floor finish manufacturers can formulate polishes that exhibit gloss retention, are APEO free, meet VOC standards, and can be applied at floor temperatures of 50Â-º F and above.

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Company News

Rohm and Haas Company and SKC Agree to Form Joint Venture Serving the Flat Panel Display Industry

PHILADELPHIA & SEOUL, Korea August 14, 2007 -- Rohm and Haas Company (NYSE:ROH) and SKC, Incorporated, have announced the formation of a joint venture that will develop, manufacture and market advanced optical and functional films used in the flat panel display industry. The joint venture combines the strength of Rohm and Haas and SKC to provide a broad portfolio of unique films used in today's...

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Company News

JinHaas Officially Begins Operation - Contributes to Chinese Plastics Additives Market

Local Manufacturer to offer the products for delivery to customers' doorsteps in China SHANGHAI, China, Aug. 22 / -- Rohm and Haas Company and Weihai Jinhong Polymer Co. Ltd announced today that they have begun formal operation of a joint venture company, Jinhong Rohm and Haas Chemical Company (JinHaas), following the announcement of the agreement in December 2006. JinHaas will produce...

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Company News

Rohm and Haas Receives Sustainability Award

PHILADELPHIA, PA, August 9, 2007 - Rohm and Haas Company has received the 2007 Hydro Sustainability Award during a recent conference held in Hafnersee, Austria. The award was presented by Dr. Karl-Henrik RÃ-³bert, founder of The Natural Step, a non-governmental organization that has pioneered an extensive set of principles to advance society toward sustainability. The conference and a...

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Company News

Rohm and Haas Announces Construction of a New Polymer Emulsions Plant In Moscow Region, Russia

PHILADELPHIA, July 19, 2007 - Rohm and Haas, the leading producer of specialty materials, today announced plans to build a new manufacturing facility in the Moscow region. The proposed plant will produce polymer emulsions for a number of markets including paint and coatings materials, and adhesives. The plant is a greenfield facility with close proximity to key customers and with excellent access...

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Company News

Rohm and Haas Company Board Authorizes $2 Billion Share Repurchase Program, Including $1 Billion Accelerated Share Repurchase; Declares Quarterly Dividend

Philadelphia, PA, July 16, 2007 - The Board of Directors of Rohm and Haas Company (NYSE: ROH) today authorized the repurchase of up to $2 billion of its common stock. The company plans to implement this new repurchase authorization in two stages: Execute a $1 billion accelerated share repurchase (ASR) during the third quarter of 2007, which will be funded by the issuance of new debt. The company...

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