Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

  • DuPont opens

    December 4, 2008
    DuPont opens office in Abu Dhabi DuPont has opened its second office in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), focusing specifically on strengthening the company’s relationships with the oil and gas industry. Additional markets include building and…


  • Erkki Jarvinen is new

    December 4, 2008
    Erkki Järvinen is new president and CEO of Tikkurila Erkki Järvinen has been appointed president and CEO of Tikkurila Oy. He is currently working as president and CEO of Rautakirja Corporation, which belongs to Sanoma Oyj. He has held the…


  • Erkki Jarvinen is new

    December 4, 2008
    Erkki Järvinen is new president and CEO of Tikkurila Erkki Järvinen has been appointed president and CEO of Tikkurila Oy. He is currently working as president and CEO of Rautakirja Corporation, which belongs to Sanoma Oyj. He has held the…


  • Durr and Ford Sign Agreement

    December 4, 2008
    Dürr and Ford sign agreement Dürr and automaker Ford are further expanding their collaboration in the area of painting systems. For that purpose, the two companies signed a framework agreement giving Dürr the status of an aligned busi…


  • BASF introduces waterborne basecoats in Romania

    December 4, 2008
    BASF introduces waterborne basecoats in Romania BASF Coatings has introduced waterborne basecoats in Romania. BASF Coatings’ waterborne basecoat technology is used to coat carmaker Dacia’s Logan and new Sandero models, which are produce…


  • International Paint, Kazakhstan working

    December 4, 2008
    International Paint LLC, an AkzoNobel company, and one of the world’s leading providers of high-performance and fire protection coatings, is the first coatings manufacturer to sponsor the NACE Coatings Inspector Program-Level I course for key c…


  • ACS gets Green Light for 2010

    November 14, 2008
    ACS gets Green Light for 2010 Plans for the 2010 American Coatings Show and Conference have been confirmed. Following its successful June 2008 premiere, the next event will take place April 12-15, 2010 at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte…


  • BASF Coatings forms strategic alliance with Atotech

    November 14, 2008
    BASF Coatings forms strategic alliance with Atotech BASF has formed a strategic alliance with Atotech, a manufacturer of chemistry and equipment for general metal finishing and printed circuit board production. Specifically, BASF will leverage Atot…


  • Nu-Tec Coatingsto to Expand in Northeast Indiana

    November 14, 2008
    Coatings Company to Expand in Northeast Indiana Nu-Tec Coatings, a provider of custom dip, liquid and powder coatings to companies across the Midwest U.S., plans to expand its production operations in Indiana, creating 35 new jobs by 2011. The three…


  • PPG wins R&D 100 Awards

    November 14, 2008
    PPG wins R&D 100 Awards for two green innovations PPG has earned two 2008 R&D 100 Awards for its Green Logic paint detackifier and Zircobond pretreatment technology. The awards, bestowed annually by R&D Magazine, recognize the 100 most t…


  • Jotuns 1,000th Multicolor Center In Middle East

    November 14, 2008
    Jotuns 1,000th Multicolor Center In Middle East Jotun Paints has launched its 1,000th Multicolor Center (MC) in the Middle East. Located in Al Qusais, Dubai, the new center is part of the paint manufacturer’s ambitious plan to establish a total…


  • PPG Acquires Automotive Coatings Business

    November 14, 2008
    PPG has acquired a private automotive coatings business in China.


  • Inver to acquire Becker

    November 14, 2008
    Inver S.p.A., the Italian company specializing in industrial liquid and powder coatings, and AB Wilh Becker, one of the leading paint and coatings manufacturers in the world, announced the agreement for Inver S.p.A. to acquire the European powder coa…


  • 3M completes acquisition of Meguiars Inc.

    November 14, 2008
    3M has completed its acquisition of Meguiars Inc., which manufactures the Meguiars brand of car care products for cleaning and protecting automotive surfaces. Meguiars products include waxes, polishes, cleaners, conditioners and protectants. 3M&rsquo…


  • PPG to Acquire BASF's Coil and Extrusion Coatings Business

    November 14, 2008
    PPG has reached an agreement with BASF Corp. to acquire its North American coil and extrusion coatings (COEX) business.