Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

  • Lord Corp., AkzoNobel

    March 12, 2009
    Lord Corp., AkzoNobel deal in the works Lord Corporation, headquartered in Cary, NC, retained Grace Matthews to market its Photoglaze resilient floor coatings product line to selected buyers. With operations in the U.S. and UK, the business is recog…


  • X-Rite completes

    March 12, 2009
    X-Rite completes sale of former headquarters X-Rite, Inc., has completed the sale of its former headquarters and manufacturing facility located in Grandville, MI, to CWD Capital, LLC for a purchase price of $7.225 million. X-Rite said it will use th…


  • Benjamin Moore retail

    March 12, 2009
    Benjamin Moore retail program honored by the CMA Benjamin Moore Rewards, a program designed to recognize those on the retail frontlines, was itself recently recognized for its ingenuity and effectiveness. The Canadian Marketing Association (CMA) cit…


  • IP Germany named Meyer Werft Partner of the Year

    March 12, 2009
    International Paint Germany (Inter­national Farbenwerke GmbH) has been named Shipbuilding Partner of the Year 2008 by Meyer Werft Papenburg. This is the third year running that Meyer Werft has awarded the Partner des Jahres prize to their top sup…


  • Sherwin-Williams

    February 11, 2009
    Sherwin-Williams teams up with kb Home KB Home, one of America’s largest homebuilders, has teamed up with Sherwin-Williams to use an exclusive line of co-branded, low-VOC interior paints in all new homes that begin construction after January…


  • AkzoNobel to divest

    February 11, 2009
    AkzoNobel to divest non-stick coatings activities AkzoNobel has agreed to divest its non-stick coatings business to privately-owned, U.S.-based company Whitford Worldwide. The deal involves Akzo­Nobel’s global cookware and bakeware activit…


  • Goodrich selects U.S. Air Force for F-35 landing gear coatings

    February 11, 2009
    Goodrich selects U.S. Air Force for F-35 landing gear coatings Goodrich Corporation has selected the U.S. Air Force’s Ogden Air Logistics Center (OO-ALC) at Hill Air Force Base, UT, to provide specialty coatings on landing gear for the F-35 Lig…


  • Glasurit receives worldwide approval from Volvo

    February 11, 2009
    Glasurit receives worldwide approval from Volvo Automaker Volvo has now approved Glasurit 90 Line paints for its authorized dealers and bodyshops throughout the world. Glasurit is a BASF Coatings’ paint brand. The engineers at Volvo tested the…


  • Industrial Nanotech

    February 11, 2009
    Industrial Nanotech expands to Germany Industrial Nanotech is continuing its expansion of manufacturing locations for their Nansulate coatings and will begin producing the products in Germany in the first quarter of 2009. This brings the total numbe…


  • Christian Decker named Tess Award

    February 11, 2009
    Christian Decker, director of research at the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) in Strasbourg, France has been named the Roy W. Tess Award winner in coatings for 2009 presented by the American Chemical Society’s Division of Polyme…


  • Tikkurila to acquire

    January 12, 2009
    Tikkurila to acquire a sales company in Slovakia Tikkurila will strengthen its position in Eastern Europe by acquiring the sales company Finncolor Slovakia s.r.o. operating in Martin, Slovakia. Tikkurila will purchase 100% of the company’s sha…


  • Sherwin-Williams completes the acquisition of Euronavy

    January 12, 2009
    Sherwin-Williams completes the acquisition of Euronavy The Sherwin-Williams Company has closed a definitive agreement to acquire Euronavy-Tintas Maritimas e Ind­ustriais S.A. of Portugal. Head­quartered in Lisbon, Portugal, Euronavy is involv…


  • International Paint

    January 12, 2009
    International Paint partners with Devoe Coatings International Paint and its subsidiary, Ceilcote USA, Inc., part of the AkzoNobel family of companies, have partnered with Devoe Coatings of Canada, to deliver coating products to customers throughout…


  • Research and Markets

    January 12, 2009
    Research and Markets has published “Market Assessment on Nanocoatings” Research and Markets’ new report, “Market Assessment on Nanocoatings,” provides an assessment of industrial applications for nanoscale coatings. Nan…


  • Alcro-Beckers acquires Flagship Store for its

    January 12, 2009
    Alcro-Beckers acquires Flagship Store for its Alcro brand in Stockholm Following its strategy of maintaining its position in the Swedish market, Alcro-Beckers AB, part of the Finnish Tikkurila that is responsible for Kemira’s paints and coatin…