Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

  • 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.


  • AkzoNobel to supply Volvo with

    November 14, 2008
    AkzoNobel has signed a global contract with Volvo Car Corporation to supply their dealer network with its Sikkens products. This makes AkzoNobel Sikkens one of the preferred suppliers listed in Volvo’s new VIDA (Volvo Information & Diagnost…


  • H.B. Fuller acquires adhesive business in Egypt

    October 10, 2008
    H.B. Fuller acquires adhesive business in Egypt H.B. Fuller has completed the acquisition of Egymelt, a manufacturer and marketer of hot melt and specialty water-based adhesives headquartered in Cairo, Egypt. “The acquisition of Egymelt establi…


  • BASF Coatings opens Design Studio in Europe

    October 10, 2008
    BASF Coatings opens Design Studio in Europe in Münster BASF Coatings has opened its first Design Studio in Europe for the coatings industry near its headquarters and production plant in Münster, Germany. The studio covers a total area of…


  • Dunn-Edwards to open new technology center

    October 10, 2008
    Dunn-Edwards to open new technology center Dunn-Edwards Corporation has announced plans to build a 40,000-square-foot coatings technology center on its Los Angeles, CA campus. The new facility will consolidate the paint manufacturer’s existing…


  • Double acquisition

    October 10, 2008
    Double acquisition for akzonobel AkzoNobel is to invest almost €50 million in its performance coatings activities after agreeing to two acquisitions which will boost the company’s car refinishes and industrial finishes businesses. The two…


  • PPG introduces Duranar powder coatings

    October 10, 2008
    PPG industrial coatings has introduced Duranar powder coatings for architectural aluminum. The coatings are an extension of the existing line of Duranar liquid coatings and are engineered for monumental architectural applications such as building pan…


  • IRL's PROFILE OF THE FRENCH PAINT INDUSTRY

    September 12, 2008
    IRL’s PROFILE OF THE FRENCH PAINT INDUSTRY Information Research (IRL) has publication its report on the French paint and coatings sector titled, “A Profile of the French Paint Industry, 2nd Edition.” France is Western Europe’…


  • Brush Wellman Licenses Coating Technology

    September 12, 2008
    Brush Wellman Licenses Coating Technology Brush Wellman Inc. has entered into a licensing agreement with Mafco Inc. of Largo, FL, to acquire corrosion protection coating technology as applied to beryllium materials. The technology will be utilized o…


  • NPCA, FSCT Annual

    September 12, 2008
    NPCA, FSCT Annual Meetings to be Joined The National Paint and Coatings Association (NPCA) and the Fed­eration of Societies for Coatings Technology (FSCT) will hold their annual meetings concurrently, and offer a new CoatingsTech Conference A…


  • DuPont Announces Price Increase of Up to 10%

    September 12, 2008
    DuPont Announces Price Increase of Up to 10% DuPont CoatingSolutions announced a price increase of up to ten percent, effective September 1, on powder and liquid industrial coatings in the U.S. and Canada. The price increases are driven partly by hi…


  • Praxair Surface Technologies expands its coatings services

    September 12, 2008
    Praxair Surface Technologies expands its coatings services Praxair Surface Technologies, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., has completed the expansion of its Indianapolis-based ceramic coating facility, which is used to coat aircraft engine…


  • H.B. Fuller to build specialty adhesive facility in China

    September 12, 2008
    H.B. Fuller to build specialty adhesive facility in China H.B. Fuller Company has made plans to invest further in its Asia Pacific region operations through the building of a new hot melt moisture cure (HMMC) and polyisobutylene (PIB) manufacturing f…


  • DuPont venture opens R&D center in Russia

    September 12, 2008
    DuPont venture opens R&D center in Russia DuPont Russian Coatings LLC has opened the largest technical center in Russia dedicated to the development of high-performance automotive coatings. The $3 million facility is located at the Yaroslav head…


  • Sherwin-Williams completes acquisition of Inchem Holdings

    September 12, 2008
    Sherwin-Williams completes acquisition of Inchem Holdings The Sherwin-Williams Company has closed a definitive agreement to acquire the Liquid Coatings subsidiaries of Inchem Holdings of Inchem Holdings International Limited. Headquartered in Singapo…