Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

  • PPG announces annual automotive color popularity, trend data

    October 11, 2012
     PPG Industries released its annual automotive color popularity and trend data. While white retained the leading spot as the most popular car color based on 2012 automotive build data, PPG forecasts that the overall use of color is on the rise.…


  • Arborea Sun: ICA Tests its Products in the Climates of Florida and Arizona

    October 10, 2012
    In 2010, ICA, a group based in the central-Italian city of Civitanova Marche, in the province of Macerata, that is one of Europe's leading names in the manufacture and marketing of special coatings for wood, initiated the Arborea Sun project, whi…


  • 3M Rolls Out PV Anti-Soiling Coating

    October 10, 2012
    By Charles W. Thurston Diversified 3M Corp. rolled out a new roll-on aftermarket Anti-Soiling Liquid for the glass covers of flat-mounted photovoltaic solar panels that deters soiling and helps the modules yield between five percent and 10 percent m…


  • BASF releases global automotive color trend report

    October 10, 2012
    Designers from BASF Automotive Coatings have announced the results of its latest automotive color trend report. In the report, BASF color experts from North America, South America, Europe and Asia provide a forecast of the automotive colors of the fu…


  • Eastern Coatings Show website up and running

    October 10, 2012
    The Eastern Coatings Show website—www.easterncoatingsshow.com—is now up and running.  Companies interested in reserving booth space can select from three types of booths on the floor plan, complete the exhibitor form and return it as…


  • Arborea Sun: ICA Tests its Products in the Climates of Florida and Arizona

    October 10, 2012
    In 2010, ICA, a group based in the central-Italian city of Civitanova Marche, in the province of Macerata, that is one of Europe's leading names in the manufacture and marketing of special coatings for wood, initiated the Arborea Sun project, whi…


  • 3M Rolls Out PV Anti-Soiling Coating

    October 10, 2012
    By Charles W. Thurston Diversified 3M Corp. rolled out a new roll-on aftermarket Anti-Soiling Liquid for the glass covers of flat-mounted photovoltaic solar panels that deters soiling and helps the modules yield between five percent and 10 percent m…


  • BASF releases global automotive color trend report

    October 10, 2012
    Designers from BASF Automotive Coatings have announced the results of its latest automotive color trend report. In the report, BASF color experts from North America, South America, Europe and Asia provide a forecast of the automotive colors of the fu…


  • Eastern Coatings Show website up and running

    October 10, 2012
    The Eastern Coatings Show website—www.easterncoatingsshow.com—is now up and running.  Companies interested in reserving booth space can select from three types of booths on the floor plan, complete the exhibitor form and return it as…


  • DuPont Performance Coatings launches eCatalog for its line of refinish products

    October 8, 2012
    DuPont Performance Coatings recently launched an online catalog for its popular line of DuPont Refinish products to help collision repair professionals make informed decisions when purchasing paint products. The DuPont Refinish Product eCatalog is lo…


  • DuPont Performance Coatings launches eCatalog for its line of refinish products

    October 8, 2012
    DuPont Performance Coatings recently launched an online catalog for its popular line of DuPont Refinish products to help collision repair professionals make informed decisions when purchasing paint products. The DuPont Refinish Product eCatalog is lo…


  • BASF opens its Construction Center to offer coatings, EIFS systems and more in Toronto

    September 26, 2012
    BASF's Construction Chemicals division announced the grand opening of its new Construction Center in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. A celebratory event was hosted at the site for more than 100 construction contractors, distributors, architects and eng…


  • BASF opens its Construction Center to offer coatings, EIFS systems and more in Toronto

    September 26, 2012
    BASF's Construction Chemicals division announced the grand opening of its new Construction Center in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. A celebratory event was hosted at the site for more than 100 construction contractors, distributors, architects and eng…


  • PPG opens color matching laboratory

    September 25, 2012
    PPG Automotive Refinish has opened an automated, technologically advanced, color matching laboratory in Cleveland, Ohio. The announcement was made by Mary Kimbro, PPG global color director. A formal ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by PPG management…


  • PPG opens color matching laboratory

    September 25, 2012
    PPG Automotive Refinish has opened an automated, technologically advanced, color matching laboratory in Cleveland, Ohio. The announcement was made by Mary Kimbro, PPG global color director. A formal ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by PPG management…