Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

  • ShawCor To Provide Pipe Coating Services For The PNG LNG Project

    January 11, 2010
    Bredero Shaw, the pipe coating division of Shawcor, has received contracts worth approximately $170 million from Mitsui & Co. Ltd. to provide pipeline coatings and related products and services for the PNG LNG Project operated by Esso Highlands L…


  • Jotun Secures Major Project in Indonesia

    January 11, 2010
    Jotun recently won a major power plant coatings project in Indonesia. The 10,000 megawatt project will be completed during 2009-2014 for which Jotun will supply more than five billion liters of paint, to protect ten electric power facilities. Jotun I…


  • Toyota Approves PPG Clearcoats for Lexus Repairs

    January 11, 2010
    Toyota has endorsed the worldwide use of clearcoats from the Global Refinish System, Deltron GRS and Nexa Autocolor coatings product lines from PPG’s automotive refinish business for repair of Lexus LS vehicles. The approved products are Global…


  • Jotun Inaugurates New Paint Factory

    January 11, 2010
    Jotun Saudia inaugurated a new state of the art paint factory in Yanbu. The company invested SAR100 million (roughly US$27 million) in the factory that will exclusively produce waterborne paints. With the inauguration of the new factory Jotun’s…


  • BASF Coatings Expands Commercial Vehicle Coatings

    January 11, 2010
    The commercial transport solutions (CTS) division of BASF Coatings has expanded by forming new partnerships with customers in Turkey and Belgium. In Turkey, BASF Coatings has teamed up with BMC, a bus and truck manufacturer, and Otokar, a bus and tra…


  • AkzoNobel Science Award launched in China

    January 11, 2010
    AkzoNobel has reinforced its commitment to encouraging sustainable growth through technical innovation by launching its acclaimed Science Award in China. Established in partnership with the Chinese Chemical Society, the honor—to be known as the…


  • Sherwin-Williams Sets Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Goals

    January 11, 2010
    Sherwin-Williams has pledged to reduce its total U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by four percent from 2007 to 2012. The world’s third largest paint company has committed to this reduction goal as a partner in the U.S. Environmental Protecti…


  • NPCA/FSCT adopts new name

    January 11, 2010
    On Jan. 1, 2010, the National Paint and Coatings Association (NPCA/FSCT) officially changed its name to the American Coatings Association (ACA). The change marks the culmination of the merger between the NPCA and the Federation of Societies for Coati…


  • Protective Coatings Group

    June 16, 2009
    Protective Coatings Group and Demilec (USA) join forces Building industry leaders Protective Coatings Group (PCG) and Demilec (USA) have formed an alliance dedicated to providing property constructors and owners with a combined service that utilize…


  • Home Products, Columbia

    June 16, 2009
    Home Products, Columbia Paint form alliance Sashco Log Home Products has expanded its alliance with Columbia Paint and Coatings. After successfully teaming up with two Columbia Paint locations, Sashco and Columbia Paint have approved expanded distri…


  • BASF redefines partnership with FinishMaster

    June 16, 2009
    BASF redefines partnership with FinishMaster BASF Automotive Refinish U.S. has re-defined an element of its relationship with fulfillment partner, FinishMaster, to include e-commerce. BASF has long offered e-commerce capabilities to its customers thr…


  • Architect survey highlights "green" product attributes, overseas growth markets

    June 16, 2009
    Architect survey highlights ‘green’ product attributes, overseas growth markets Architects say durability is the most important attribute for a “green” building product, according to a new industry survey commissioned by PPG I…


  • Benjamin Moore helping retailers customize web sites

    June 16, 2009
    Benjamin Moore helping retailers customize web sites Benjamin Moore is supporting its national retailer network with the North American rollout of a service to create a store’s customized web site. The new Retailer Web Site Program is designed…


  • Tikkurila expands in russia

    June 16, 2009
    Tikkurila expands in russia Tikkurila has acquired the remaining 30% of the shares in two St Petersburg-based paint companies from their founders and previous management. OOO Gamma Industrial Coatings is a producer of metal industry coatings and OOO…


  • International Coatings expands contract

    June 16, 2009
    International Coatings expands contract manufacturing capacity International Coatings Company, a southern California-based plastics, coatings and adhesives compounder and custom formulator, has recently expanded its manufacturing capacity in order t…