Aal Chem News

Follow the Aal Chem blog to keep abreast of the latest product and technology developments in the chemical industry. 

calendar icon1/24/2014

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calendar icon2014-01-24

Aal Chem’s Hydrophilic Fumed Silica, HJ-200, is now FDA Approved

Hydrophilic fumed silica is used in a wide variety of applications; adhesives, cosmetic, printing inks, paints and plastics industries.  Fumed silica is a versatile material due to its small particle size, big surface area, and overall improvement to manufacturing. Its several-dimensional structure consequences in viscosity-expanding, thixotropic conduct when utilized as a thickener or fortifying filler. It is a product for widespread applications, with advantages that provide good reinforcement, thickening, absorbing the transparence, anti-UV, sterilization and so on.

calendar icon9/10/2013

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calendar icon2013-09-10

Pearlescent Pigment Supplier, CQV Co., Selects Aal Chem as New Midwest Distributor

September 3rd, 2013 – Grand Rapids, Michigan – Midwest chemical distributor, Aal Chem, has recently entered into a new partnership with Korean manufacturer CQV – Creation of Quality Value. CQV is the leader in pearlescent pigment manufacturing and effect pigment technology.

calendar icon8/1/2013

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calendar icon2013-08-01

Aal Chem Selected as New Chemical Distributor for IMI Fabi Talc

Chemical distributor, Aal Chem, has been appointed as the new distributor for IMI Fabi Talc, effective August 1, 2013. With over 50 years of experience, IMI Fabi is a leading Talc manufacturer based out of Benwood, West Virginia, with mining and milling locations around the world. With facilities on four continents, IMI Fabi is a global source for quality and performance.

calendar icon7/13/2013

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calendar icon2013-07-13

Everyday use of Styrene Block Copolymers (SBS, SIS & SEBS Grades)

Ideal for use in adhesive, sealant, and coating applications, our new line of Styrene Block Copolymers are the perfect complement to Aal Chem’s existing product lines. Styrene Block Copolymers (SBCs) are a new manufacturing material that is changing the way some industries choose to do business. They are the largest (in terms of sales volume with over 1,200,000 metric tons consumed annually) and one of the lowest priced types of what are known as Thermoplastic Elastomers or TE’s. These unique products have the physical properties of rubber, but though the same system process of thermoplastics.

calendar icon4/11/2013

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calendar icon2013-04-11

Aal Chem's take on 2012/2013 Commodity Chemical Market Trends

What is your first reaction when you hear the terms “chemicals” or “raw materials?” It seems common to hear in discussions words such as “environmental concerns,” “toxic,” or “harmful,” which tag chemicals or raw materials in a negative light. What the average person may not understand is that chemicals surround us and touch us throughout every part of our day – from putting on your rubber-soled shoes, driving your car to work, or opening a can of soup for lunch. Yes, imported raw materials make up your shoe soles, car paint coating, and the lining of your metal soup can. Indeed, chemicals go into everything and anything we use on a daily basis; the industry’s possibilities are endless.