Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

  • AkzoNobel Signs Global Supply Agreement with Ingersoll Rand

    March 16, 2010
    As of February 1, 2010 AkzoNobel Powder Coatings became the global supplier of Ingersoll Rand. Signed in January 2010, the global supply agreement with Ingersoll Rand will last for three years. The agreement will see AkzoNobel Powder Coatings, throug…


  • Mythic Paint and The Land of Nod Form Partnership

    March 16, 2010
    Mythic Paint, manufactured by Southern Diversified Products (SDP) and developed in cooperation with the University of Southern Mississippi, formed a partnership with The Land of Nod children’s furniture and design store. The Land of Nod, which…


  • Skoda Dealerships in Ukraine Select Glasurit

    March 16, 2010
    Skoda dealerships in Ukraine formed an agreement to use Glasurit brand paint materials and application processes from BASF Coatings for automotive refinishing in their bodyshops. Top Lac Ukraine GmbH, a Glasurit importer in Ukraine, signed an agreeme…


  • Consulting firm KN&G publishes Additives report

    March 16, 2010
    According to a new report from consulting firm Kusumgar, Nerlfi & Growney, worldwide consumption of five leading additives for coatings and inks was 1.4 million pounds worth $3.1 billion in 2008. Coatings took some 80% of the value and inks the r…


  • Triple awards success for AkzoNobel

    March 16, 2010
    AkzoNobel was one of the big winners at the inaugural Transform Awards, the UK’s only dedicated celebration of rebranding, brand transformation and reputational change. Established by Communicate magazine, the honors were judged by a panel of i…


  • Steel Tank Institute names Sherwin-Williams Euronavy ES301 product of the year

    March 16, 2010
    Sherwin-Williams’ Euronavy ES301 has been named the 2009 Product of the Year by the Steel Tank Institute. “Sherwin-Williams is extremely pleased to receive this award for an application of one of our most innovative and versatile coatings…


  • AkzoNobel Positioned for Progress says CEO in Annual Address

    February 8, 2010
    AkzoNobel CEO Hans Wijers says the company’s ability to adapt to the new world reality has put it in a strong position to reinforce its status as a global industry leader. During his traditional New Year’s speech to employees, Wijers admi…


  • World's Largest Mercedes facility chooses Glasurit

    February 8, 2010
    BASF Coatings’ Glasurit paint brand was chosed as the supplier for the world’s largest Mercedes Benz facility, Emirates Motor Company (EMC), flagship company of Al Fahim Group, in Abu Dhabi. EMC’s headquarters, located in the Musaff…


  • Greenkote Coating Process Chosen by Daimler

    February 8, 2010
    Greenkote Plc, a global coating technology company, will provide corrosion protection for selected Daimler automotive parts beginning the first half of 2010. Initial orders include components for passenger safety related applications. Additionally, t…


  • Kingspan-Benchmark & ALCOA Architectural Products join PPG certified metal panel program

    February 8, 2010
    PPG recently announced that Kingspan-Benchmark and ALCOA Architectural Products have joined the new PPG Certified Metal Panel Program (PPG/CMPP). Administered by the PPG coil and extrusion coatings group, PPG/CMPP is a certification program that give…


  • Natural History Museum Specifies Interpon

    February 8, 2010
    The Natural History Museum has unveiled it’s new £78 million Darwin Centre in London. Designed to provide a home for 20 million plant and insect specimens, it also allows visitors to interact with the collections and scientists at work. T…


  • SSPC's 2009 Outstanding Publication Award

    February 8, 2010
    International Paint’s technical leadership and business development manager, Vijay Datta, and director of engineering and technical services, Dr. Mike O’Donoghue, have been named winners of the Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC) 2009…


  • DuPont Performance Services Officially Launched at NACE

    February 8, 2010
    DuPont Performance Coatings (DPC) officially launched DuPont Per­formance Services (DPS) at NACE 2009, celebrating its debut with a day of learning and demonstrations at 911 Collision Center in Hen­derson, NV, with close to 500 people in atte…


  • Harald Pflanzl New Head of BASF Coatings Automotive Refinish Europe Business Unit

    February 8, 2010
    On January 1, 2010, Harald Pflanzl became the head of BASF Coatings’ Automotive Refinish Europe business unit. Pflanzl succeeds Christoph Hansen, who now heads the Dis­persions for Adhesives and Con­structions Europe unit in Ludwig­…


  • RPM Acquires UK-based Universal sealants

    February 8, 2010
    RPM International Inc. has acquired the Universal Sealants (U.K.) Limited group of companies, a UK-based supplier of coatings and construction products and services for bridges and large infrastructure projects. Universal Sealants, which is headquart…