Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…