Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

  • Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings Expands Military Market Presence

    January 12, 2009
    Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings Expands Military Market Presence Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings now has a durable, gloss topcoat certified for the military segment, MIL-PRF-85285D, Type I, Class H. The approval was recently received from the…


  • DuPont Refinish Introduces

    January 12, 2009
    DuPont Refinish Introduces ‘Go Pro’ Virtual Bodyshop DuPont Refinish recently introduced “Go Pro,” a virtual bodyshop aimed at informing bodyshops on how to increase productivity in all business areas. It shows how DuPont Ref…


  • Remmers acquires 3H-Lacke

    January 12, 2009
    Remmers acquires 3H-Lacke Remmers, which specializes in construction chemicals products and the wood coatings industry, will acquire 3H-Lacke Lackfabrik Hammen GmbH & Co. KG. Specializing in coatings and stain for furniture, doors, flooring, parq…


  • BASF reduces

    January 12, 2009
    BASF reduces production worldwide BASF is temporarily shutting down approximately 80 plants worldwide. In addition, BASF is reducing production at approximately 100 plants. Worldwide, approximately 20,000 employees will be affected by the production…


  • Germanischer Lloyd

    January 12, 2009
    Germanischer Lloyd awards Relius Germanischer Lloyd, a classification society for the maritime sector, has tested and certified Relius’ coating systems for offshore wind turbines. As a producer of industrial coatings and construction paints, w…


  • Market for Environmental Protection in China Worth $34.4 Billion in 2013

    January 12, 2009
    According to a new technical market research report, “The Environmental Protection Market in China,” from BCC Research, the global market for environmental protection products and equipment in China is expected to be worth $13.4 billion i…


  • PPG awards Hot Wheels Spectraflame Paint Your Ride Contest trophy

    January 12, 2009
    PPG’s automotive refinish business recently awarded the 2008 PPG Hot Wheels Spectraflame Paint Your Ride Contest trophy Nov. 5, at its exhibit booth for the annual SEMA show in Las Vegas. Larry Wood, Mattel, Inc., Hot Wheels chief designer, pre…


  • TexCote's Coolwall chosen

    December 4, 2008
    TexCote’s Coolwall chosen to modernize USCIS building TexCote has applied its Coolwall patented energy-saving exterior coating to the new U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services immigration buildings in South Florida. The application of th…


  • Colorcon opens new technology center

    December 4, 2008
    Colorcon opens new technology center Colorcon, a formulator of a wide range of film coating products and other excipients for the pharmaceutical industry, has opened its new Western Region Technology Center in Irvine, CA. This new facility will feat…


  • Qioptiq Group completes

    December 4, 2008
    Qioptiq Group completes sale of coatings business Qioptiq, an international designer and manufacturer of optical solutions, has completed the sale of its Plymouth, UK-based coatings business. In a management buyout, the team, led by Ian Moyes, has…


  • Durr and Henkel cooperate

    December 4, 2008
    Dürr and Henkel cooperate on dip coating technology Henkel and Dürr have joined together to further develop Henkel’s patented Aquence technology, an autophoretic dip coating process that needs no heavy metals whatever and thus reduce…


  • DuPont opens

    December 4, 2008
    DuPont opens office in Abu Dhabi DuPont has opened its second office in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), focusing specifically on strengthening the company’s relationships with the oil and gas industry. Additional markets include building and…


  • Erkki Jarvinen is new

    December 4, 2008
    Erkki Järvinen is new president and CEO of Tikkurila Erkki Järvinen has been appointed president and CEO of Tikkurila Oy. He is currently working as president and CEO of Rautakirja Corporation, which belongs to Sanoma Oyj. He has held the…


  • Erkki Jarvinen is new

    December 4, 2008
    Erkki Järvinen is new president and CEO of Tikkurila Erkki Järvinen has been appointed president and CEO of Tikkurila Oy. He is currently working as president and CEO of Rautakirja Corporation, which belongs to Sanoma Oyj. He has held the…


  • Durr and Ford Sign Agreement

    December 4, 2008
    Dürr and Ford sign agreement Dürr and automaker Ford are further expanding their collaboration in the area of painting systems. For that purpose, the two companies signed a framework agreement giving Dürr the status of an aligned busi…