Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

  • Rust-Oleum Partners with Wipe New

    December 15, 2015
    Rust-Oleum Corporation  has partnered with Wipe New LLC, a direct marketing company that has developed the Wipe New brand of specialty products designed to make faded and dull surfaces look new again. Unlike other products that offer only tem…


  • New Report Promotes Circular Economy

    December 14, 2015
    AkzoNobel features strongly in a new report about the benefits of the circular economy which has been published by the Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition (DSGC). Launched at the DSGC's annual meeting held today in Amsterdam, the report highlig…


  • DuPont, Dow to Combine in Merger of Equals

    December 11, 2015
    DowDuPont will feature leading businesses in agriculture, material science and specialty products that will be spun off.


  • Hempel Launches New, Top-Line Fouling Release Coating

    December 11, 2015
    Building on its industry proven Hempasil range of fouling release systems, leading marine coatings manufacturer Hempel has announced the launch of a new antifouling to deliver optimal fuel savings and return on investment. The new Hempasil X3+ is a t…


  • AkzoNobel and Leading Chinese Automaker Pioneer Powder Body Coatings

    December 11, 2015
    AkzoNobel and leading Chinese automaker JAC Motors have pioneered the first use of VOC-free powder technology in automotive body coatings. JAC has been successfully using AkzoNobel’s Interpon powder technology for coating truck bodies at its si…


  • PPG’s GLIDDEN Paint Colors Help Coat HGTV Dream Home 2016

    December 9, 2015
    The GLIDDEN paint brand offered interior designer Brian Patrick Flynn the inspiration needed to develop a coastal-inspired color palette for the HGTV Dream Home 2016. Featuring pairings of bright, beachy hues and shades, the home displays more than 1…


  • AkzoNobel Unveils Color Trends Guide for Automotive and Consumer Electronics

    December 9, 2015
    AkzoNobel has launched its latest color and trends guide for the automotive and consumer electronics markets. As well as offering a glimpse at the design direction for cars, smartphones and tablet computers, it also includes the company’s color…


  • Medical Ship Receives Aid from AkzoNobel

    December 7, 2015
    A volunteer hospital ship which provides care for thousands of patients living in remote areas of Papua New Guinea has been refurbished with a coatings system donated by AkzoNobel. The company's Marine Coatings business supplied its high perfo…


  • BCF Coatings Training Institute Launches in Asia

    December 7, 2015
    The British Coatings Federation has started targeting the Asian market with its unique distance learning proposition for technicians and R&D staff in the global coatings community. The launch was marked by a workshop held at Chinacoat 2015 in…


  • H.B. Fuller Announces E-Commerce Packaging Initiative

    December 7, 2015
    H.B. Fuller Company has announced that its reliable, responsive service now provides a comprehensive line of universally compatible adhesive solutions, targeted specifically to improve the effectiveness of e-commerce packaging. "The boom in o…


  • Hempel Completes Construction of its Coatings Factory in Russia

    December 4, 2015
    Hempel has completed construciton of its first factory in Russia. This event marks an important step towards fulfilling a vision of providing increased local support and service to customers in Russia and the wider Eurasian region. This new factor…


  • DNV GL, Hempel to Cooperate for Measurable Fleet Performance Improvement

    December 3, 2015
    Hempel and DNV GL have signed a cooperation agreement to work together to bring customers clear, comprehensible and verifiable analytics to track and assess hull and propeller performance, for reduced fuel costs and a smaller environmental impact.…


  • Valspar Launches New Website for Architectural Coatings

    December 3, 2015
    With ease of use and aesthetics top-of-mind, Valspar recently launched a new website for its coil and extrusion division. Keeping the same domain, the new website provides an easy to navigate layout, that is both fresh and functional for visitors. Fr…


  • PPG Helps Renovate Primary School as Part of its COLORFUL COMMUNITIES Project

    December 2, 2015
    PPG Industries announced the completion of a COLORFUL COMMUNITIES project in Zhangjiagang, China, that helped to revitalize the Nansha Primary School as part of its global charitable-giving effort. The Colorful Communities program provides PPG employ…


  • AkzoNobel Opens RD&I Center for Coatings in U.S.

    December 2, 2015
    AkzoNobel has opened a new research, development and innovation (RD&I) center in Strongsville, Ohio, in the United States. The $10 million facility will support several of the company's Performance Coatings businesses, including coil, extrusi…