Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

  • PPG Increases Role with

    January 12, 2009
    PPG Increases Role with Wind Turbine Industry OEMs PPG Commercial Coatings has dramatically increased its involvement in the global wind turbine industry. With the growing international demand for alternative energy forms, PPG is assisting OEMs with…


  • Industrial Nanotech Receives First Major Order from China

    January 12, 2009
    Industrial Nanotech Receives First Major Order from China Industrial Nanotech, Inc. has received an order for 12,000 gallons of its patented Nansulate nanotechology-based coatings from Golden Horse Real Estate Co., Ltd. in China, marking the company&…


  • Conformal Coatings

    January 12, 2009
    Conformal Coatings for Electronics will be Worth $9.1 Billion in 2013 According to a new technical market research report—Conformal Coatings in the Global Electronics Industry—from BCC Research, the global market for conformal coating t…


  • Exousia Receives Initial Supply Order from Bohai Ship Building

    January 12, 2009
    Exousia Receives Initial Supply Order from Bohai Ship Building Exousia Advanced Materials, Inc., through its China subsidiary, Tianjin Advanced Materials Inc., has received an initial order from Bohai Ship Building and Repair to supply its PowerShiel…


  • Henkel closes four

    January 12, 2009
    Henkel closes four adhesives plants in Europe Henkel is streamlining its expanded adhesives production and is to close four adhesives plants in Europe, following a major purchase. The integration of National Starch into the Düsseldorf-based gro…


  • AkzoNobel acquires minority shareholding in coil coatings JV

    January 12, 2009
    AkzoNobel acquires minority shareholding in coil coatings JV AkzoNobel has acquired Nippon Paint’s 25% minority shareholding in their joint venture company in Europe, Akzo Nobel Nippon Paint Holding B.V. The former 75/25 joint venture, which wa…


  • U.S. metal powder demand

    January 12, 2009
    U.S. metal powder demand to reach $3.5 billion in 2012 According to a new study by the Freedonia Group, a Cleveland, OH-based industry market research firm, demand for metal powders is expected to remain steady in value terms at about $3.5 billion i…


  • Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings Expands Military Market Presence

    January 12, 2009
    Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings Expands Military Market Presence Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings now has a durable, gloss topcoat certified for the military segment, MIL-PRF-85285D, Type I, Class H. The approval was recently received from the…


  • DuPont Refinish Introduces

    January 12, 2009
    DuPont Refinish Introduces ‘Go Pro’ Virtual Bodyshop DuPont Refinish recently introduced “Go Pro,” a virtual bodyshop aimed at informing bodyshops on how to increase productivity in all business areas. It shows how DuPont Ref…


  • Remmers acquires 3H-Lacke

    January 12, 2009
    Remmers acquires 3H-Lacke Remmers, which specializes in construction chemicals products and the wood coatings industry, will acquire 3H-Lacke Lackfabrik Hammen GmbH & Co. KG. Specializing in coatings and stain for furniture, doors, flooring, parq…


  • BASF reduces

    January 12, 2009
    BASF reduces production worldwide BASF is temporarily shutting down approximately 80 plants worldwide. In addition, BASF is reducing production at approximately 100 plants. Worldwide, approximately 20,000 employees will be affected by the production…


  • Germanischer Lloyd

    January 12, 2009
    Germanischer Lloyd awards Relius Germanischer Lloyd, a classification society for the maritime sector, has tested and certified Relius’ coating systems for offshore wind turbines. As a producer of industrial coatings and construction paints, w…


  • Market for Environmental Protection in China Worth $34.4 Billion in 2013

    January 12, 2009
    According to a new technical market research report, “The Environmental Protection Market in China,” from BCC Research, the global market for environmental protection products and equipment in China is expected to be worth $13.4 billion i…


  • PPG awards Hot Wheels Spectraflame Paint Your Ride Contest trophy

    January 12, 2009
    PPG’s automotive refinish business recently awarded the 2008 PPG Hot Wheels Spectraflame Paint Your Ride Contest trophy Nov. 5, at its exhibit booth for the annual SEMA show in Las Vegas. Larry Wood, Mattel, Inc., Hot Wheels chief designer, pre…


  • TexCote's Coolwall chosen

    December 4, 2008
    TexCote’s Coolwall chosen to modernize USCIS building TexCote has applied its Coolwall patented energy-saving exterior coating to the new U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services immigration buildings in South Florida. The application of th…