Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

  • Ecology Coatings forms sheet coating development agreement

    June 16, 2009
    Ecology Coatings forms sheet coating development agreement Ecology Coatings, Inc. has signed an agreement with a customer for a production line using Ecology’s patented technology for UV cured coatings on five gallon metal containers made from…


  • Valspar opens auto color center in

    June 16, 2009
    Valspar has expanded its global automotive color operations by opening a color technology center in Shunde, China. Establishing a color technology center in this location enables Valspar to offer more service options to its automotive customers in As…


  • Tikkurila to layoff

    May 12, 2009
    Tikkurila to layoff 163 at Vantaa site The conclusion of Tikkurila’s co-determination negotiations in Finland…


  • Biocoat, Agion form agreement

    May 12, 2009
    Biocoat, Agion form agreement Biocoat, Inc., maker of lubricious HYDAK hydrophilic coatings, and Agion Technologies, a supplier of natural silver-based antimicrobial solutions, announced a co-marketing agreement to develop and promote a coatings prod…


  • H.B. Fuller acquires

    May 12, 2009
    H.B. Fuller acquires Nordic Adhesives Technology H.B. Fuller has acquired Nordic Adhesives Technology, a developer and manufacturer of polyurethane flexible packaging laminating adhesives based in Buxtehude, Germany. Nordic’s laminating adhesi…


  • Sikkens Becomes Partner

    May 12, 2009
    Sikkens Becomes Partner Of This Old House Venture Sikkens Wood Finishes, manufactured by AkzoNobel Paints, has become a Preferred Product for use in The Bensonwood This Old House Collection of energy-efficient homes. This Preferred Partner status wi…


  • Rohm and Haas Powder Coatings announces changes in Spain

    May 12, 2009
    Rohm and Haas Powder Coatings announces changes in Spain Rohm and Haas announced plans to exit its current powder coating production site at Castellón, Spain and build a new and smaller facility in the same area. This transition will occur thr…


  • Tremco acquires Canam Building Envelope Specialists

    May 12, 2009
    Tremco acquires Canam Building Envelope Specialists RPM’s subsidiary, Tremco Incorporated, has acquired Canam Building Envelope Specialists Inc. (Canam), including its Zerodraft weatherproofing division. Based in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada an…


  • PPG unveils latest wood flooring color trends, technologies

    May 12, 2009
    PPG unveils latest wood flooring color trends, technologies PPG recently introduced its latest wood flooring color trends and technologies to more than 100 flooring manufacturers and buyers during a seminar in Shanghai. Tom Irwin, business director o…


  • Gold Supplier Award for AkzoNobel Aerospace Coatings

    May 12, 2009
    Gold Supplier Award for AkzoNobel Aerospace Coatings AkzoNobel Aerospace Coatings has been accredited as a Gold Supplier by the Czech Republic’s largest aerospace manufacturer AERO Vodochody a.s. AERO Vodochody works closely with leading aerosp…


  • PSA approves Glasurit

    May 12, 2009
    PSA approves Glasurit premium paint brand French automaker Peugeot Société Anonyme SE (PSA), which manufactures Peugeot and Citroën, has approved BASF Coatings’ Glasurit paints for use worldwide. The decision underscores PSA…


  • Spokane paint plant to close

    May 12, 2009
    Spokane paint plant to close Sherwin-Williams Co. will close its Columbia Paint and Coatings manufacturing facility in Spokane, WA, eliminating 37 jobs. The paint-making plant on Haven Street opened 36 years ago. No retail paint stores are closing, t…


  • BASF providing solutions for Tata

    May 12, 2009
    BASF is supplying India’s Tata Motors with products and engineering solutions for its new Nano automobile designed to reduce emissions, enhance fuel efficiency and improve the car’s overall aesthetic look. The Nano project product develop…


  • Sika Acquires Technology Leader in Liquid Membranes

    April 14, 2009
    Sika Acquires Technology Leader in Liquid Membranes Sika AG has acquired Iotech Group Limited, with headquarters in England and subsidiaries in the UK, U.S. and Belgium. Iotech Group revenues totaled $55 million for the year 2008. Iotech specializes…


  • SprayMax Introduces

    April 14, 2009
    SprayMax Introduces Floor Coating SprayMax Industrial Coatings of Jacksonville, FL has introduced DeckraTex Spray Non Skid Floor Coating after seven years of testing. DeckraTex is an aliphatic polyurea that has been pre-reacted and suspended in wate…