Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

  • Axalta Coating Systems Presents ASE Refinish Technician of the Year Award

    December 5, 2013
     California, Axalta Coating Systems presented the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Refinish Technician of the Year award in Newport Beach, CA.  Leonard King of Euro Pros Collision Center in Gaithersburg, MD, won th…


  • PPG Receives Clearcoat Approvals from Chrysler

    December 4, 2013
    Chrysler Group LLC has given its approval for use of PPG’s innovative clearcoat products for warranty repairs on all Chrysler vehicles. The approved PPG clearcoats are ENVIROBASE® High Performance EC800 Ultra Fast 2.1 Clearcoat, DELTRON®…


  • PPG Receives Clearcoat Approvals from Chrysler

    December 4, 2013
    Chrysler Group LLC has given its approval for use of PPG’s innovative clearcoat products for warranty repairs on all Chrysler vehicles. The approved PPG clearcoats are ENVIROBASE® High Performance EC800 Ultra Fast 2.1 Clearcoat, DELTRON®…


  • Orion Engineered Carbons To Cease Production at Portugal Facility

    December 3, 2013
    Orion Engineered Carbons GmbH will cease production at its Sines, Portugal facility by the end of 2013 affecting immediately approximately 36 of the 40 positions at the plant. The shutdown will take place while investments are being made in the com…


  • Lowe's Names Olympic Paint and Stain Innovation Partner of the Year

    December 3, 2013
    Lowe's Companies, Inc. has named Olympic Paint and Stain its 2013 Innovation Partner of the Year. Olympic was honored with the award at Lowe's annual vendor meeting. The award recognizes an innovative product that helps consumers realize thei…


  • BASF Master Builders Solutions Launched in Emerging Markets

    December 3, 2013
    BASF launched the Master Builders Solutions brand in Russia, Turkey, the Gulf Cooperation Council countries – Saudi-Arabia and the United Arab Emirates – as well as Kazakhstan. The brand strengthens BASF’s industry orientation: It s…


  • Orion Engineered Carbons To Cease Production at Portugal Facility

    December 3, 2013
    Orion Engineered Carbons GmbH will cease production at its Sines, Portugal facility by the end of 2013 affecting immediately approximately 36 of the 40 positions at the plant. The shutdown will take place while investments are being made in the com…


  • Lowe's Names Olympic Paint and Stain Innovation Partner of the Year

    December 3, 2013
    Lowe's Companies, Inc. has named Olympic Paint and Stain its 2013 Innovation Partner of the Year. Olympic was honored with the award at Lowe's annual vendor meeting. The award recognizes an innovative product that helps consumers realize thei…


  • BASF Master Builders Solutions Launched in Emerging Markets

    December 3, 2013
    BASF launched the Master Builders Solutions brand in Russia, Turkey, the Gulf Cooperation Council countries – Saudi-Arabia and the United Arab Emirates – as well as Kazakhstan. The brand strengthens BASF’s industry orientation: It s…


  • PPG Aerospace Form-In-Place Sealant Tape Qualified to Aerospace Specification

    November 29, 2013
    PPG Industries’ aerospace business has qualified PRC FIP Strip form-in-place sealant tape to SAE International’s Aerospace Material Specification 3379 for polysulfide rubber preformed strips used to seal removable doors, skins and panels.…


  • PPG Clearcoats Gain GM Approval

    November 29, 2013
    General Motors has given global approval for use of select PPG clearcoats for warranty repairs on its vehicles. The approved products include PPG’s NEXA AUTOCOLOR P190-6800 HS Express Clearcoat, ENVIROBASE High Performance EC800 Ultra Fast 2.1…


  • PPG Aerospace Form-In-Place Sealant Tape Qualified to Aerospace Specification

    November 29, 2013
    PPG Industries’ aerospace business has qualified PRC FIP Strip form-in-place sealant tape to SAE International’s Aerospace Material Specification 3379 for polysulfide rubber preformed strips used to seal removable doors, skins and panels.…


  • PPG Clearcoats Gain GM Approval

    November 29, 2013
    General Motors has given global approval for use of select PPG clearcoats for warranty repairs on its vehicles. The approved products include PPG’s NEXA AUTOCOLOR P190-6800 HS Express Clearcoat, ENVIROBASE High Performance EC800 Ultra Fast 2.1…


  • PPG Publishes 2014 Global Color Trends Book

    November 26, 2013
    PPG Industries recently published its 2014 Global Color Trends book, a 100-page overview of PPG’s collective forecast for color use in building and decor, automobiles, consumer electronics and aerospace. The book, produced by the company’…


  • PPG Publishes 2014 Global Color Trends Book

    November 26, 2013
    PPG Industries recently published its 2014 Global Color Trends book, a 100-page overview of PPG’s collective forecast for color use in building and decor, automobiles, consumer electronics and aerospace. The book, produced by the company’…