Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

  • Frost & Sullivan says Asia Pacific Paint & Coatings Market is Back on Track

    April 6, 2010
    According to Frost & Sullivan’s Chem­icals & Materials Practice, which hosted an analyst briefing via webinar on the Asia Pacific paint and coatings market last month, despite being hit hard by the economic downturn and having to fa…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • Benjamin Moore Launches E-Commerce Selling Its Paints & Supplies Online

    March 16, 2010
    Benjamin Moore is now selling direct to consumers and delivering to their doorsteps via a new e-commerce addition to its web site, www.benjaminmoore.com. The Benjamin Moore “Shop Now” virtual store, accessible from the web site’s na…


  • Chemark Consulting Expands Services

    March 16, 2010
    The Chemark Consulting Group ann­ounced a collaborative broadening of its consulting services into technical service and business development management. Effective immediately John Jacquin, will collaborate with Chemark to assist its clients with…


  • MPI Approval System to be Adopted in Korea

    March 16, 2010
    The Master Painter Institute (MPI), which establishes architectural paint standards and quality assurance programs in North America, will partner with the Korea Institute of Construction Materials (KICM) to test paints and coatings to MPI standards.…


  • Jotun to Supply Paint for the Worlds Biggest Bridge

    March 16, 2010
    Jotun has been chosen to supply 400,000 liters of paint to the Taizhou Yangtze Bridge in China, which has a designed length of 6.2 kilometers, which is equal to nearly four miles. The paint supply contract for Taizhou Yangtze Bridge in Jiangsu Provin…


  • BASF Venture Capital Invests in Quantiam Technologies

    March 16, 2010
    BASF Venture Capital GmbH is investing in Quantiam Technologies Inc., Edmonton, Canada. The company develops and markets functional coatings for extreme operating environments such as petrochemicals industry applications. The heat-resistant products…


  • Hardide Coatings Secures AS9100 Aerospace Quality Standard Certification

    March 16, 2010
    Hardide Coatings, which develops and applies tungsten carbide-based hard coatings, has secured AS9100 Aerospace Quality Standard Certification for its UK manufacturing facility in Bicester, Oxfordshire and is now recognized as a certified aerospace m…


  • Benjamin Moore Launches ProConnection iPhone Application

    March 16, 2010
    Benjamin Moore stirred tremendous buzz with the introduction of an iPhone application that, since its availability last May, has been downloaded by more than 100,000 people who can snap a picture of any color inspiration and instantly match it to one…


  • Nevada DOT Approves Seicoat Anti-Graffiti Coatings

    March 16, 2010
    A line of anti-graffiti coatings from Seicoat Corporation was approved and added to the Qualified Products List by the State of Nevada Department of Transportation (DOT). The products include GPA-200 Graffiti Proofer Anti-Stick and GPA-300 Graffiti P…