Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

  • Weilburger Coatings Takes Over French Company Naber-Meyer

    April 6, 2010
    Weilburger Coatings GmbH, parent company of Grebe Group, has acquired 90 percent of the shares in Naber-Meyer S.A.S., F-78620 Acheres, France. Naber-Meyer S.A.S. is a niche supplier for decorative glass coatings focussing on the cosmetics and beverag…


  • Deacom Named Hot Companies Finalist

    April 6, 2010
    Deacom, Inc., producer of the Deacom Integrated Accounting and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software System, has been named a 2010 Hot Companies finalist by Network Products Guide. The Deacom ERP Manufacturing Software is designed to simply man…


  • Nanotechnology in Coatings & Adhesives Market Expected to be Worth $3.7 Billion in 2010

    April 6, 2010
    According to a new technical market research report, “Nanotechnology in Coatings and Adhesive Applications: Global Markets,” from BCC Research, the global market value for nanotechnology in coatings and adhesives is an estimated $3.7 bill…


  • Hyundai I-Flow Concept Car Features Liquid Metal Coating

    April 6, 2010
    At the Geneva Motor Show held last month Hyundai and BASF presented their jointly developed i-flow concept car. The technologies and materials involved have not been combined in automobiles to date and illustrate possibilities for mobility in the fut…


  • Frost & Sullivan says Asia Pacific Paint & Coatings Market is Back on Track

    April 6, 2010
    According to Frost & Sullivan’s Chem­icals & Materials Practice, which hosted an analyst briefing via webinar on the Asia Pacific paint and coatings market last month, despite being hit hard by the economic downturn and having to fa…


  • Steel Tank Institute names Sherwin-Williams Euronavy ES301 product of the year

    March 16, 2010
    Sherwin-Williams’ Euronavy ES301 has been named the 2009 Product of the Year by the Steel Tank Institute. “Sherwin-Williams is extremely pleased to receive this award for an application of one of our most innovative and versatile coatings…


  • Triple awards success for AkzoNobel

    March 16, 2010
    AkzoNobel was one of the big winners at the inaugural Transform Awards, the UK’s only dedicated celebration of rebranding, brand transformation and reputational change. Established by Communicate magazine, the honors were judged by a panel of i…


  • Consulting firm KN&G publishes Additives report

    March 16, 2010
    According to a new report from consulting firm Kusumgar, Nerlfi & Growney, worldwide consumption of five leading additives for coatings and inks was 1.4 million pounds worth $3.1 billion in 2008. Coatings took some 80% of the value and inks the r…


  • Skoda Dealerships in Ukraine Select Glasurit

    March 16, 2010
    Skoda dealerships in Ukraine formed an agreement to use Glasurit brand paint materials and application processes from BASF Coatings for automotive refinishing in their bodyshops. Top Lac Ukraine GmbH, a Glasurit importer in Ukraine, signed an agreeme…


  • Mythic Paint and The Land of Nod Form Partnership

    March 16, 2010
    Mythic Paint, manufactured by Southern Diversified Products (SDP) and developed in cooperation with the University of Southern Mississippi, formed a partnership with The Land of Nod children’s furniture and design store. The Land of Nod, which…


  • AkzoNobel Signs Global Supply Agreement with Ingersoll Rand

    March 16, 2010
    As of February 1, 2010 AkzoNobel Powder Coatings became the global supplier of Ingersoll Rand. Signed in January 2010, the global supply agreement with Ingersoll Rand will last for three years. The agreement will see AkzoNobel Powder Coatings, throug…


  • Benjamin Moore Launches E-Commerce Selling Its Paints & Supplies Online

    March 16, 2010
    Benjamin Moore is now selling direct to consumers and delivering to their doorsteps via a new e-commerce addition to its web site, www.benjaminmoore.com. The Benjamin Moore “Shop Now” virtual store, accessible from the web site’s na…


  • Chemark Consulting Expands Services

    March 16, 2010
    The Chemark Consulting Group ann­ounced a collaborative broadening of its consulting services into technical service and business development management. Effective immediately John Jacquin, will collaborate with Chemark to assist its clients with…


  • MPI Approval System to be Adopted in Korea

    March 16, 2010
    The Master Painter Institute (MPI), which establishes architectural paint standards and quality assurance programs in North America, will partner with the Korea Institute of Construction Materials (KICM) to test paints and coatings to MPI standards.…


  • Jotun to Supply Paint for the Worlds Biggest Bridge

    March 16, 2010
    Jotun has been chosen to supply 400,000 liters of paint to the Taizhou Yangtze Bridge in China, which has a designed length of 6.2 kilometers, which is equal to nearly four miles. The paint supply contract for Taizhou Yangtze Bridge in Jiangsu Provin…