2 ANGUS Chemical Company – A Strong History Reliable, steady growth and innovation for more than 70 years1934 First nitroparaffin patent granted1936 Commercial Solvents Corporation1975 IMC Chemical Group1982 ANGUS Chemical Company (Alberta Natural Gas United States)1999 ANGUS purchased by The Dow Chemical Company2009 Rohm and Haas purchased by The Dow Chemical Company, adding PRIMENE™ amines to the ANGUS portfolio
3 ANGUS TodayWorld’s only company dedicated to nitroalkanes and their derivativesUnique specialty products for diverse marketsSubsidiary of The Dow Chemical CompanyHeadquartered in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, USAAccess to resources of a $45 billion dollar chemical company
4 ANGUS Today Manufacturing facilities in Sterlington, Louisiana, USA Ibbenbüren, GermanyBuffers and Biochemicals in Niagara Falls, New York, USAANGUS is a premier solution provider growing with you in key geographiesState-of-the-art laboratories, local sales and technical experts at Customer Application Centers around the world
5 Power and Diversity of ANGUS Nitroalkane and Derivative Chemistry Nitroalkane chemistryComplex moleculesReduces reaction stepsOptimizes synthesis costsPerforms useful transformationsANGUS can produce literally thousands of nitroalkane derivatives to create potential solutions for customers.Nitroalkanes and derivatives are used as precursors to the creation of highly-substituted alkanes and alkenes, amines, carboxylic acids, aldehydes, ketones, complex heterocyclic structures and more.
6 Power and Diversity of ANGUS Nitroalkane and Derivative Chemistry ANGUS produces four basic nitroalkanes and derivativesNitromethaneNitroethane1-nitropropane2-nitropropaneDerivatives (nitro alcohols, amino alcohols, oxazolines, oxazolidines and hydroxylamines)General Benefits AchievedNeutralization (acidic ingredients, impurities)Alkaline pH developmentpH bufferingDispersancyMoisture scavengingFormaldehyde scavengingWetting and moisture displacementEmulsification (oil/water; water/oil)Corrosion inhibition
7 LeatherZOLDINE™ Synthetic Tanning and Cross-linking Agents improve properties of finished leatherPerformance-enhancingOxazolidine-based, fast-reactingCross-linking agents for collagen and caseinVegetable tanning materials (condensed tannins)
8 Leather ZOLDINE™ Synthetic Tanning and Cross-linking Agents Improve processing and finished products when used in combination with chromium sulfate, aluminum sulfate, vegetable extracts and phenolic syntansVersatile use in production processes:Pre-tanningTanningRe-tanningExcellent for chrome and chrome-free (metal and non-metal) wet white tannages
9 Life Science Utilities ANGUS products used in a wide variety of pharmaceutical, ophthalmic and other life science applicationsANGUS helps to reduce raw material and supply chain costs by providing:Biological buffersBiochemicalsDiverse sourcing capabilities
10 Life Science Utilities ANGUS is the inventor and leading manufacturer of TRIS AMINO™ Tromethamine productsOnly back-integrated manufacturer compliant with cGMPServes as a synthesis or analytical buffer, neutralizer, solubilizer and stabilizer
11 MetalworkingANGUS produces unique problem-solving specialty additives that allow for the formulation of superior fluids:CORRGUARD™ Amino AlcoholsALKATERGE™ Surface Active Agents (oxazoline-basedchemistries work as emulsion stabilizers and corrosion inhibitors)AEPD™ 85 (low-VOC corrosion inhibitor)DMAMP-80™ (vapor-phase corrosion inhibitor)PRIMENE™ amines (control reactivity)Our portfolio helps achieve desirable properties such as systems in control, longer-life fluids, corrosion resistance and reduced biocide dosing.
12 Metalworking ANGUS is an innovator for formulated metalworking fluids CORRGUARD™ portfolioIncrease life of formulated fluidsWork synergistically with biocidesImprove corrosion resistance.Provide neutralizing and emulsification propertiesPatent-pending CORRGUARD EXTSuperior synergy with biocides for longer fluid life; biocide use level reductionImproves corrosion control of ferrous metalsIncreases pH stabilityFavorable EH&S profile
13 Paint and CoatingsANGUS helps formulators get the most out of their formulations.We are the leader in multifunctional amine technology to the Paint and Coatings market with a range of specialty additives.AMP™ is the industry standard for multifunctional amine technologyEffective pH controlEfficient pigment dispersion, resulting in lower dispersant levelsProvides significant benefits to overall performance of the coating
14 Paint and Coatings“Lose the VOCs…Lose the Odor…Keep the Performance” with the new AEPD™ VOX 1000 Multifunctional AmineFormulate no (<5g/L) VOCNo odor paintsSame or better performance characteristics as with AMPProvides all-around performance
15 Paint and CoatingsAdditional specialty additives from ANGUS for paints and coatingsDMAMP-80™, a vapor-phase corrosion inhibitorALKATERGE™ Surface Active Agents, oxazoline based chemistries work as emulsion stabilizers and corrosion inhibitorZOLDINE™ MS-PLUS Moisture Scavenger, fast-reacting, low-viscosity oxazolidine-based water scavenger
16 Personal CareMore than 30 years experience in amino alcohol developmentULTRA PC amino alcohols set the quality benchmark as preferred neutralizing agents, providing multiple functionalities.ANGUS experts can assist with formulation support.ANGUS manufactures the highest purity amino alcohols for personal care and cosmetic productsAMP-ULTRA™ PC Neutralizing AmineAMPD™ ULTRA PC Neutralizing AmineTRIS AMINO™ ULTRA PC Tromethamine
17 Personal Care ULTRA PC products meet global compliance needs European Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC and its latest amendmentsThe Ministry of Health (MOH) of the People’s Republic of China Hygienic Standards for Cosmetics (2007 version)The 2008 ASEAN Cosmetics Directive
18 Synthetic RubberCHAINGUARD™ I-15 Polymerization Shortstop can help benefit the synthetic rubber manufacturing process.Maintains excellent Mooney viscosity stabilityHelps prevent popcorn polymer fouling of equipmentMinimal carry over into the recycled monomer, which helps to avoid problems initiating polymerization of recycled monomersContains no secondary amine
19 Synthetic RubberEfficient, multi-purpose free-radical scavenger and shortstopRubber complaint with the German regulation TRGS 552 (which regulates certain volatile N-nitrosamines)
20 Fuels and LubricantsReaction products formed from PRIMENE™ amines provideSolubility in hydrocarbonsOutstanding thermal and oxidative stabilityControlled reactivityIdeally suited as building blocks for a wide variety of specialty additivesResulting additives offer un-matched performance – from extreme pressure/anti-wear protection in gear oils to UV stabilization of polyolefin filmsUsed as components in processing aids used in a variety of applicationsAnti-foulantsCorrosion inhibitorsSolvent exchange liquorsDiesel fuel stabilizers
21 Fuels and Lubricants AUTOMATE™ concentrated, liquid solvent dyes Used to color to fuels, automotive and industrial lubricants, candles, and writing inksFluorescent dye used in system fluids to detect leaks in engines, hydraulic systemsMORTRACE™ and SPECTRACE™ marking technologiesQuick, accurate petroleum product integrity testing for convenient and effective field surveillanceSupporting governments and major fuel marketers for more than 30 years to develop proprietary, technologically advanced solutions relative to fuel adulteration or lubricant counterfeiting
22 Basic Nitroalkanes Products Agricultural and Pharmaceutical IntermediatesLeading supplier of Nitromethane NM™ used to produce a variety of fumigants for agricultural applications, including ChloropicrinTop supply leader of critical pharmaceutical intermediatesUsed in a variety of pharmaceutical applications, including anti-tuberculosis drugs and X-ray contrast media agentsNitromethane NM and Nitroethane NE™ are used in the basic synthesis of raw materials; Serve as high-quality starting materials for the preparation of pharmaceutical intermediatesAB™ Amino Alcohol and TRIS AMINO™ Tromethamine
23 Basic Nitroalkanes Products Solvents and ThinnersFLEXITANE™ CA 6000 Specialty Coatings Additive and NIKANE™ Multifunctional Solvent productsRange of chemicals providing formulating performance attributes in specialty applicationsReduce the amount of higher-cost active solvents requiredEnhancing product performance
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