Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

  • Randolph Products Receives New QPD Listing

    August 15, 2013
    Randolph Products Company has received a new QPD listing for its MIL-PRF-22750G Type 3 DTM epoxy to add to their list of Qualified Products. This new Qualified Products listed spec joins Randolph’s other 2013 QPD approved product MIL-PRF-24667…


  • PPG celebrates 50 years of Electrocoat Technology

    August 14, 2013
    PPG Industries recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of its electrocoat systems at its China headquarters in Shanghai. PPG was the first company to introduce electrocoating technology commercially in an automotive OEM (original equipment manufact…


  • Axalta Expands Coatings Technology Center

    August 14, 2013
    Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has invested $5 million in a new pilot reactor that has begun operations to support coatings polymer research and scale-up activities at its Coatings Technology Center (…


  • Randolph Products Receives ISO 9001:2008 Certification

    August 14, 2013
    Randolph Products Company recently received ISO 9001:2008 Certification. The ISO certification is part of Randolph’s commitment to streamlining manufacturing processes with a strong focus on its quality management system, according to the comp…


  • Foreign Paint Firms Cornering Vietnam Manufacturers

    August 14, 2013
    Foreign-invested paint companies in Vietnam are putting pressure on local manufacturers. The Vietnam Paint and Ink Association said the country has an annual total output of 250 million litres of paint, including 180 million litres of decorative pa…


  • CeralUSA Achieves AS9100C Compliance

    August 14, 2013
    CeralUSA LLC, manufacturer of environmentally friendly coatings for the aerospace, power generation and oil and gas industries, recently announced that its Quality Management System was audited and found to be in full compliance with the widely adopt…


  • PPG celebrates 50 years of Electrocoat Technology

    August 14, 2013
    PPG Industries recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of its electrocoat systems at its China headquarters in Shanghai. PPG was the first company to introduce electrocoating technology commercially in an automotive OEM (original equipment manufact…


  • Axalta Expands Coatings Technology Center

    August 14, 2013
    Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has invested $5 million in a new pilot reactor that has begun operations to support coatings polymer research and scale-up activities at its Coatings Technology Center (…


  • Randolph Products Receives ISO 9001:2008 Certification

    August 14, 2013
    Randolph Products Company recently received ISO 9001:2008 Certification. The ISO certification is part of Randolph’s commitment to streamlining manufacturing processes with a strong focus on its quality management system, according to the comp…


  • Foreign Paint Firms Cornering Vietnam Manufacturers

    August 14, 2013
    Foreign-invested paint companies in Vietnam are putting pressure on local manufacturers. The Vietnam Paint and Ink Association said the country has an annual total output of 250 million litres of paint, including 180 million litres of decorative pa…


  • CeralUSA Achieves AS9100C Compliance

    August 14, 2013
    CeralUSA LLC, manufacturer of environmentally friendly coatings for the aerospace, power generation and oil and gas industries, recently announced that its Quality Management System was audited and found to be in full compliance with the widely adopt…


  • Mercedes-Benz Invests in Advanced Coatings Facility in Vietnam Mercedes-Benz

    August 13, 2013
    Mercedes-Benz is increasing its investment in Vietnam by opening its first electro-dipping coating facility worldwide in Ho Chi Minh City. The advanced and eco-friendly facility has an investment of nearly $10 million. Mercedes is using Vietnam as a…


  • Devoe Paint Launches New Web Site

    August 13, 2013
    Devoe Paint has launched a new website with intuitive navigation, inspiring graphics, easy-to-access product information and useful contractor and dealer resources. Designed to support paint contractors and independent paint retailers, 1754paint.com…


  • BASF Opens R-M Refinish Competence Center

    August 13, 2013
    R-M, BASF’s premium automotive refinish brand, opened a new International Refinish Competence Center (RCC) in Clermont, France. It is now one of the most modern training facilities in Europe. With an investment of approximately €2.5 millio…


  • BASF Predicts Greens Gaining Ground for Auto

    August 13, 2013
     Progress and purposefulness are characterizing the automotive world’s color mood. The colors in this year’s BASF trend collection entitled “Making Headway” are predicting this positive outlook ahead. “With new tech…