Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

  • Sherwin-Williams Sets Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Goals

    January 11, 2010
    Sherwin-Williams has pledged to reduce its total U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by four percent from 2007 to 2012. The world’s third largest paint company has committed to this reduction goal as a partner in the U.S. Environmental Protecti…


  • NPCA/FSCT adopts new name

    January 11, 2010
    On Jan. 1, 2010, the National Paint and Coatings Association (NPCA/FSCT) officially changed its name to the American Coatings Association (ACA). The change marks the culmination of the merger between the NPCA and the Federation of Societies for Coati…


  • Protective Coatings Group

    June 16, 2009
    Protective Coatings Group and Demilec (USA) join forces Building industry leaders Protective Coatings Group (PCG) and Demilec (USA) have formed an alliance dedicated to providing property constructors and owners with a combined service that utilize…


  • Home Products, Columbia

    June 16, 2009
    Home Products, Columbia Paint form alliance Sashco Log Home Products has expanded its alliance with Columbia Paint and Coatings. After successfully teaming up with two Columbia Paint locations, Sashco and Columbia Paint have approved expanded distri…


  • BASF redefines partnership with FinishMaster

    June 16, 2009
    BASF redefines partnership with FinishMaster BASF Automotive Refinish U.S. has re-defined an element of its relationship with fulfillment partner, FinishMaster, to include e-commerce. BASF has long offered e-commerce capabilities to its customers thr…


  • Architect survey highlights "green" product attributes, overseas growth markets

    June 16, 2009
    Architect survey highlights ‘green’ product attributes, overseas growth markets Architects say durability is the most important attribute for a “green” building product, according to a new industry survey commissioned by PPG I…


  • Benjamin Moore helping retailers customize web sites

    June 16, 2009
    Benjamin Moore helping retailers customize web sites Benjamin Moore is supporting its national retailer network with the North American rollout of a service to create a store’s customized web site. The new Retailer Web Site Program is designed…


  • Tikkurila expands in russia

    June 16, 2009
    Tikkurila expands in russia Tikkurila has acquired the remaining 30% of the shares in two St Petersburg-based paint companies from their founders and previous management. OOO Gamma Industrial Coatings is a producer of metal industry coatings and OOO…


  • International Coatings expands contract

    June 16, 2009
    International Coatings expands contract manufacturing capacity International Coatings Company, a southern California-based plastics, coatings and adhesives compounder and custom formulator, has recently expanded its manufacturing capacity in order t…


  • DAP honored with Golden Hammer Committee Choice Award

    June 16, 2009
    DAP honored with Golden Hammer Committee Choice Award DAP Products Inc. was awarded the “Committee Choice Award” for category management at the 25th Annual Golden Hammer Awards in Las Vegas on Tuesday, May 5, 2009. A select panel of retai…


  • China leads Asian

    June 16, 2009
    China leads Asian coating biocides growth According to the consulting firm Kusumgar, Nerlfi & Growney, coating biocide consumption in Asia totaled approximately 30 million pounds, as supplied, worth $174 million in 2008. Growth, led by China and…


  • DuPont renews agreement with Pennsylvania College of Tech.

    June 16, 2009
    DuPont renews agreement with Pennsylvania College of Tech. DuPont has extended for five years an agreement to serve as a major corporate sponsor of the Collision Repair Technology Program at Pennsylvania College (Penn College) of Technology. Under th…


  • Kelly-Moore launches

    June 16, 2009
    Kelly-Moore launches dealership program Kelly-Moore Paint Company, Inc., has introduced a new Kelly-Moore Dealership Program that allows dealers to leverage the company’s reputation for high-quality products and personalized service to gain i…


  • International Paint, Devoe High Performance Coatings launch integration project

    June 16, 2009
    International Paint, Devoe High Performance Coatings launch integration project AkzoNobel’s International Paint Protective Coatings and Devoe High Performance Coatings have launched a two-year integration effort designed to expand its position…


  • DuPont realigns industrial coatings business in Americas

    June 16, 2009
    DuPont realigns industrial coatings business in Americas DuPont’s Industrial CoatingSolutions business in the Americas has been realigned to serve its customers better with a lean and responsive organization representing its total offering of l…