News from Silver Fern Chemical
American Coatings Show: Good to be back!
We were excited to attend the 2022 American Coatings Show in Indianapolis after a 3 year, covid induced hiatus. It was great to reconnect with so many customers and colleagues in the coatings…read more
Glycolic Acid's Surprising Utility In Industrial Cleaners
If you picked up any anti-aging serum and examined the active ingredients, chances are “glycolic acid” would be the top of the list. Glycolic acid has enjoyed cult-like status among skincare formulators for…read more
VOC-Exempt Solvents for Planet-Healthy Paint
Summertime is the season for DIY paint projects. Whether it’s a fresh coat on your backyard fence or a project to spruce up an old dresser, many consumers choose to time their projects…read more
Soap - The Best Defense Against COVID-19
It’s no secret that demand for hand sanitizer has skyrocketed since the COVID-19 outbreak started in January. Everyday consumers have seen sanitizer bottles fly off supermarket shelves, and the online retailer Amazon placed…read more
Four Criteria For Selecting You 2020 Bid Winners
Are you choosing the right supplier?
The new year is almost upon us, and you know what that means – raw material allocation planning! Chemical industry procurement is uniquely challenging because purchasing agents must be experts in general chemistry,…read more
Solves the Problem of Formaldehyde Residues in Sensitive Products
Because of its versatility as an intermediate, Glyoxal is the chemical of choice for a number of manufacturing applications. It is, for instance, a very efficient crosslinker of cellulose in both paper and textile manufacturing. Standard methods of Glyoxal…read more
Another Successful Western Coatings Show...
It was another great year for Silver Fern Chemical at the 34th Biannual Western Coatings Show in Las Vegas. It was our second year exhibiting at the show, and by all accounts 2019 was the biggest one yet. With over 1500 attendees and 90 technical talks…read more
Alkyl Polyglucosides and the Quest to GO GREEN
The Going Green and Clean Label trends are now, unquestionably, global pursuits. The quest for natural, non-toxic, environmentally sensitive raw materials will continue to grow as manufacturers and consumers look to reduce the environmental and…read more
EPA Bans Methylene Chloride Paint Strippers
for Residential Use
In March 2019, EPA issued a rule to prohibit the manufacture (including import), processing, and distribution of methylene chloride in all paint and coating removers for consumer use. The EPA goes to some lengths to describe what they mean…read more
PrimaPro™ Protein Powders
Decisively Answer the Demand for Smooth and Pleasing Plant Proteins
Plant-based sources of protein are trending in popularity, both for ordinary dietary supplementation and in the sports nutrition category. While many consumers are interested in protein supplementation, and are drawn to a more plant-centric diet, the texture of plant-protein…read more