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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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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials Invests $60 Million in 193nm Immersion Lithography System

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., June 26 / - Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials (NYSE:ROH) will invest $60 million in leading edge lithography equipment to support its extensive research and development of advanced 193 nanometer (nm) photoresist and anti-reflective coatings used in the manufacture of semiconductor devices. As a leading material supplier to the semiconductor industry, our ability to deliver...

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Materials

Impact Modifier strengthens sustainable packaging.

Designed to enhance polylactic acid polymer, PARALOID(TM) BPM-500 strengthens packaging while maintaining clarity. Using dispersible nanoparticles that do not scatter light, additive allows for production of PLA packaging material that exhibits less than 10% haze at 5% loading. Eco-friendly product offers optimized impact and tear resistance. It complies with food contact requirements in Europe...

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Chemicals & Gases

Acrylic Latex Polymer coats steel and concrete surfaces.

Avanse(TM) MV-100 waterborne acrylic latex polymer is low VOC emitting emulsion that meets all federal and state VOC regulations in formulated coatings. Formulated to withstand harsh environments associated with industrial coating applications, it is suited for primers, topcoats, and direct-to-metal finishes. Polymer optimizes distribution of pigment within dried film and provides corrosion...

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Chemicals & Gases

Rohm and Haas's Fastrack(TM) Technology on Space Shuttle Runway

Rohm and Haas's Fastrack(TM) Technology on Space Shuttle Runway PHILADELPHIA, June 20 - If all unfolds as scheduled, when the Space Shuttle Atlantis returns to Earth on Thursday just before 2 p.m. EDT, its wheels will touch down on technology from Rohm and Haas. Runways used by NASA's space shuttle at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida have just been re-striped with paint...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Resin enables green insulation manufacturing.

Aquaset(TM) acrylic thermosetting binders provide building insulation manufacturers with green alternative to formaldehyde in production of fiberglass batting. Water-based acrylic offers sustainable chemistry that is non-combustible, non-hazardous, recyclable, and non-flammable. Stable at room temperature, resins do not require refrigeration. Binders produce only water during curing process and...

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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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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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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials Invests $60 Million in 193nm Immersion Lithography System

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., June 26 / - Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials (NYSE:ROH) will invest $60 million in leading edge lithography equipment to support its extensive research and development of advanced 193 nanometer (nm) photoresist and anti-reflective coatings used in the manufacture of semiconductor devices. As a leading material supplier to the semiconductor industry, our ability to deliver...

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Materials

Impact Modifier strengthens sustainable packaging.

Designed to enhance polylactic acid polymer, PARALOID(TM) BPM-500 strengthens packaging while maintaining clarity. Using dispersible nanoparticles that do not scatter light, additive allows for production of PLA packaging material that exhibits less than 10% haze at 5% loading. Eco-friendly product offers optimized impact and tear resistance. It complies with food contact requirements in Europe...

Read More »
Chemicals & Gases

Acrylic Latex Polymer coats steel and concrete surfaces.

Avanse(TM) MV-100 waterborne acrylic latex polymer is low VOC emitting emulsion that meets all federal and state VOC regulations in formulated coatings. Formulated to withstand harsh environments associated with industrial coating applications, it is suited for primers, topcoats, and direct-to-metal finishes. Polymer optimizes distribution of pigment within dried film and provides corrosion...

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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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Chemicals & Gases

Rohm and Haas's Fastrack(TM) Technology on Space Shuttle Runway

Rohm and Haas's Fastrack(TM) Technology on Space Shuttle Runway PHILADELPHIA, June 20 - If all unfolds as scheduled, when the Space Shuttle Atlantis returns to Earth on Thursday just before 2 p.m. EDT, its wheels will touch down on technology from Rohm and Haas. Runways used by NASA's space shuttle at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida have just been re-striped with paint...

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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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