2019 ASC Spring Convention - Philadelphia, PA

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April 8-10 -- Neville representatives Lou Benvenuti, Chris Mostowy and Brian Domalik will again be attending the Adhesive and Sealant Council's 2019 Annual Spring Convention & EXPO at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown in Philadelphia, PA. 

This yearly event is the largest gathering of adhesive and sealant professionals in North America with over 110 exhibitors providing an opportunity to network with industry leaders from all levels and departments of large and small adhesive and sealant manufacturer and supplier companies worldwide.  This three day event will include concurrent technical sessions focusing on business development and market trends, government relations issues and advanced technology. Last year over 350 companies were in attendance with 800+ attendees.

We hope to see you there.

NAPIM Spring Convention 2019

April 5-8 -- Neville representatives Denise Butler, Lou Benvenuti and Brian Domalik will be attending the NAPIM convention in Coral Gables, FL this week.

The National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM) has been the only national trade association for the printing ink industry since its founding in 1916. The overall purpose is to promote the general development and improvement of member companies by fostering greater understanding and knowledge of the printing ink industry as well as representing the industry as a whole on a national basis. In addition, NAPIM provides seminars, conferences, publications, bulletins and consultation services to its member companies on an ongoing basis.

The association exists in order to serve its membership, which is accomplished by being both re-active and pro-active on key issues affecting the ink industry. NAPIM members include ink manufacturers, companies that supply raw materials and manufacturers of instrumentation and equipment utilized by the printing ink industry

Please contact Denise, Lou or Brian for more information about Neville.

Neville Chemical Company announces plans to produce hydrogenated hydrocarbon resins

April 1, 2019

Neville Chemical Company is pleased to announce its plans to produce hydrogenated hydrocarbon resins at its Neville Island facility in Pittsburgh, Pennyslvania.

Hydrogenated resins are “water-white” odorless tackifiers that offer exceptional heat, oxidative and ultraviolet light stability along with enhanced health, safety and environmental characteristics.  They represent the fastest growing segment of the hydrocarbon resin tackifier families.

 The addition of hydrogenated resins to Neville’s extensive product portfolio will address increasing customer and consumer demand for a range of high performance products in Adhesives, Sealants, Coatings, Tire, Polymer, Film and Wax modification markets.  They will also satisfy regulatory requirements in specific application segments of the Adhesive and Sealants market, such as food packaging, personal hygiene and non-woven diaper products.

The Company has already begun work on its new state-of-the-art hydrogenated resin processing unit.  Commercial operations will begin during the third quarter of 2020 and will initially include heat polymerized cycloaliphatic and aromatic modified cycloaliphatic products in a broad range of glass transition temperatures.

Founded in 1925, Neville has been manufacturing thermal polymerized hydrocarbon resins since 1948.We look forward to applying our extensive knowledge of raw materials, formulation expertise, resin design and thermal polymerization technology to develop value-added hydrogenated resins that meet the demanding performance and regulatory requirements of both the industries we currently supply and the new markets we plan to serve.

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2019 International Roofing Expo - Nashville, TN

February 11-13 -- Once again, Lou Benvenuti, Brian Domalik and Joe Rosmus are in attendance at the International Roofing Expo at the Music City Center in Nashville, TN.

The International Roofing Expo [IRE] is the preeminent roofing construction and maintenance event where roofing professionals gather to see, compare and learn about the newest products, best practices and innovations essential to your success. 

If you would like more information about Neville, please reach out to LouBrian or Joe.

Announcing the Retirement of President and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas F. McKnight

The Board of Directors of Neville Chemical Company announces the retirement of President and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas F. McKnight, effective January 1, 2019.

Mr. McKnight was hired in 1980 as Manager of Legal and Loss Control, with responsibilities for the safety, legal and environmental aspects of Neville's business. In 1985, he was named Secretary of the Company and in 1986 was promoted to Vice President, subsequently becoming the Company's General Counsel. In 2002 , he was elected to the Board of Directors of Neville Chemical Company.

Mr. McKnight was promoted to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer on April 1, 2003, and was later named President and Chief Executive Officer upon the retirement of L. Van V. Dauler, Jr. on January 1, 2006.

During his 38-year tenure at Neville Chemical Company, Mr. McKnight has remained a strong and positive force for progress.  Under his direction and leadership, Neville remains a respected competitor and supplier in the hydrocarbon resin market.

Please join us in wishing Mr. McKnight many years of health and happiness in his retirement.