July 2016

20
Jul

A Bercen Hero: Gretchen Jolie

A company is only as great as its people, and great companies understand the value of their employees. Leaders recognize they are the ones who build, inspire and grow their companies – and strengthen vital relationships with customers. At Bercen, we know we have some of the best people in the world working for us, and we value the hard

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13
Jul

Derivatized ASA Additives Offer Promise for Hydraulic Fluids

Bercen has produced a line of Alkenyl Succinic Anhydride (ASA) additives for a number of years.  One potential new application of this chemistry is as a performance additive for lubricants and hydraulic fluids.  Two of the major property enhancements are lubricity and corrosion inhibition.  These properties are typically improved through the use of additives in the base fluids. In order

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7
Jul

EcoARMOUR Helps Protect Against Bioaccumulation

Bioaccumulation of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) is a serious threat to humans and animals. A major source of bioaccumulative chemicals in the environment is the paper and cardboard that ends up in landfills and recycling plants. Coatings and additives used in cardboard and paper products remain in the environment and spread after these products are discarded, eventually accumulating in the

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