Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

  • American Bureau of Shipping approves SSPC PCI program

    May 13, 2008
    American Bureau of Shipping approves SSPC PCI program The Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC) has announced that effective February 11, 2008, the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), the world’s 2nd largest commercial shipping classification…


  • Dürr receives large paint systems order in U.S.

    May 13, 2008
    Dürr receives large paint systems order in U.S. Stuttgart, Germany-based The Dürr Group has received a major order from the BMW Group for its U.S. plant in Spartanburg, SC, worth more than €100 million. The production capacity will be…


  • ADCO Global has acquired The Dolphin Company

    May 13, 2008
    ADCO Global has acquired The Dolphin Company ADCO Global, through its U.S. operating subsidiary, ADCO Products, has acquired The Dolphin Company, LLC. Based in Toledo, OH, Dolphin supplies custom-formulated adhesives, sealants and coatings to OEMs s…


  • RPM's Euclid Chemical Company acquires Increte Systems

    May 13, 2008
    RPM’s Euclid Chemical Company acquires Increte Systems RPM International Inc. announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, The Euclid Chemical Company of Cleveland, OH, has acquired Increte Systems of Odessa, FL. With sales of approximately $15…


  • Scorpion Protective Coatings selects ACCESSA

    May 13, 2008
    Scorpion Protective Coatings selects ACCESSA Scorpion Protective Coatings, Inc. has entered into an agreement with Accessa Coatings Solutions on its line of Scorpion protective coatings. Accessa will serve as Scorpion’s sales and distribution…


  • RPM's Tremco acquires Prosytec

    May 13, 2008
    RPM International Inc. announced that one of its wholly owned subsidiaries in Europe, Tremco illbruck International, has purchased Prosytec SAS from a subsidiary of Goodrich Corporation. With sales of approximately $39 million (€26 million), Pro…


  • Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes opens new store

    May 13, 2008
    Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Corporation (SWAFC) has opened a new South Bend, IN store at 1201 South Michigan St. to service the South Bend, Mishawaka and Elkhart markets. The new retail location will incorporate SWAFC’s strategy to enh…


  • DuPont-Russian Paints to open a research and technical center

    May 13, 2008
    Recapping results in 2007 DuPont-Russian Paints Ltd. said the research and production JV of the two companies will continue the localization of DuPont semi-finished materials and car coatings on the production capacities of Russian Paints in Yaroslav…


  • Cloverdale acquires Guertin Coatings

    May 13, 2008
    Cloverdale Paint, Inc. of Surrey, British Columbia, Canada has acquired Guertin Coatings of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Founded in 1947 by Antoine and Norbert Guertin, the company has been operated by Phil Guertin and brother Charlie since 1987. Guer…


  • Jotun signs marine paint contract

    May 13, 2008
    Jotun Cosco Marine Coatings (JCMC) has signed a paint contract for 80 vessels to be built at Dayang Shipyard. This is not only the first NB contract Jotun China secured in 2008, but also the biggest contract ever in the history of Jotun. The total co…


  • Hanfeng completes second specialty coatings plant in Heilongjiang

    April 15, 2008
    Hanfeng Evergreen, Inc., the largest producer of slow and controlled release fertilizers in China, has completed commissioning of the second phase of its 100,000 ton per annum (tpa) expansion of the Heilongjiang facility in China. The 50,000 tpa poly…


  • ShawCor to provide pipe coating services for GJOA project

    April 15, 2008
    ShawCor Ltd. has announced that its subsidiary, Bredero Shaw, has received a contract with a value of approximately $30 million to provide pipeline coatings for StatoilHydro’s Gjøa offshore projects in the North Sea. The contract has bee…


  • Akzo Nobel and DCR Intellectual Property form strategic alliance

    April 15, 2008
    Akzo Nobel Car Refinishes has entered into a global strategic relationship with the newly formed DCR IP Company, LLC. “DCR Intellectual Property has developed a unique business model which defines repeatable processes for creating maximum effic…


  • Sherwin-Williams to acquire the Liquid Coatings subsidiaries of Inchem Holdings Asia

    April 15, 2008
    The Sherwin-Williams Company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Liquid Coatings subsidiaries of Inchem Holdings of Inchem Holdings International Limited. Headquartered in Singapore, Inchem produces coatings applied to wood and plastic p…


  • Nansulate Coating offers protective coatings

    April 15, 2008
    Industrial Nanotech, Inc., announced that the company’s patented Nansulate energy saving protective coatings will be sold by New Zealand’s largest building material supply company in its chain of 55 home improvement retail megastores, &ld…