Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

  • SCS building new coating center in Austin, Texas

    December 19, 2011
    Specialty Coating Systems is expanding its parylene coating service operations into the South United States region. Build-out is underway for a new 13,000 square foot facility located in Austin, Texas. The new coating center will begin full productio…


  • Eco Building Products to expand wood coating lines

    December 19, 2011
    Eco Building Products, Inc., signed a five year lease to set up a mega coating facility in Salem, Ore., located in the heart of the timber producing corridor and is approximately 30,000 square feet located on a railway spur. The company plans to occu…


  • PPG Aerospace coatings capture colors of World War II bomber

    December 19, 2011
    SPPG Industries’ aerospace business has donated coatings used to repaint a B-26G Marauder bomber airplane now on display at the D-Day Museum at Utah Beach in Normandy, France. The aircraft honors a B-26 flown by Maj. David Dewhurst Jr., father…


  • PCI announces COATING 2012 trade show dedicated to industrial coatings in North America

    December 19, 2011
    After working with NACE for two years to merge the industrial coatings world with the performance coatings world, PCI has decided to present their own event, COATING 2012. The NAI Coating show was moderately successful but PCI said it felt this combi…


  • BASF Coatings wins award at Materialica

    December 19, 2011
    After its win in the Automotive Brand Contest, BASF Coatings’ XFine has now received the 2011 Materialica Design & Technology Silver Award for its color innovation in the category surface and technology. Designer Mark Gutjahr and Stephan Sc…


  • Fine Paints of Europe launches Bridget Beari Colors

    December 19, 2011
    Through an exclusive licensing agreement with Fine Paints of Europe, Inc. (FPE) of Woodstock, Vt., Bridget Beari Designs (BBD) is introducing a signature paint collection. Bridget Beari Colors is a set of 76 custom wall colors created by Susan Jamies…


  • Dulux and Camelpaint form new Chinese entity

    December 19, 2011
    Australia’s largest paint maker Dulux has expanded its presence in the growing Chinese market through a merger between its Chinese operations and Hong Kong-based Camelpaint group. Dulux will own 51 percent of the new company called DGL Camel In…


  • Quest Specialty Coatings acquires coatings unit of Patriot Paint

    December 19, 2011
    Quest Specialty Coatings (QSC) has acquired the coatings business of Patriot Paint, Portland, Ind. Patriot Paint was founded in 1980 and is a producer of coatings systems for metal substrates. From zero VOC, anti-corrosive transportation coatings to…


  • Daimler introduces BASF's iGloss Clearcoat for its OEM coatings

    December 19, 2011
    Daimler is the first automaker to introduce BASF's new iGloss clearcoat for OEM coatings. At its plant in Bremen, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe, SLK and SL models are coated with the scratch-resistant paint. The clearcoat is the top layer of t…


  • Tnemec names 2011 Tank of the Year

    December 19, 2011
    This year’s Tnemec Tank of the Year winning entry comes from Hollywood, Fla. The one-million gallon torospherical-bottom, ovaloid-style welded steel tank had 10 legs, making it the first legged design to win Tnemec Tank of the Year since the co…


  • SCS building new coating center in Austin, Texas

    November 10, 2011
    Specialty Coating Systems is expanding its parylene coating service operations into the South United States region. Build-out is underway for a new 13,000 square foot facility located in Austin, Texas. The new coating center will begin full productio…


  • Seal-Krete high performance flooring system has flooring boutique swimming in new business

    November 10, 2011
    Exquisite Floors, a full-service custom flooring and design company, was recently approached by Leslie’s Swimming Pool Supplies with a floor replacement opportunity. Leslie’s had a vision for their network of more than 600 stores nationwi…


  • Eco Building Products to expand wood coating lines

    November 7, 2011
    Eco Building Products, Inc., signed a five year lease to set up a mega coating facility in Salem, Ore., located in the heart of the timber producing corridor and is approximately 30,000 square feet located on a railway spur. The company plans to occu…


  • BASF Coatings wins award at Materialica

    November 7, 2011
    After its win in the Automotive Brand Contest, BASF Coatings’ XFine has now received the 2011 Materialica Design & Technology Silver Award for its color innovation in the category surface and technology. Designer Mark Gutjahr and Stephan Sc…


  • Fine Paints of Europe launches Bridget Beari Colors

    November 3, 2011
    Through an exclusive licensing agreement with Fine Paints of Europe, Inc. (FPE) of Woodstock, Vt., Bridget Beari Designs (BBD) is introducing a signature paint collection. Bridget Beari Colors is a set of 76 custom wall colors created by Susan Jamies…