Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

  • BASF receives

    April 14, 2009
    BASF receives Subaru supplier award BASF Coatings North America has received a Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA) Supplier Award. The award was presented to Juan Carlos Ordonez, group vice president, and Joe Schmondiuk, global account director for B…


  • DuPont vp Says Economic Crisis Will Bring Permanent Changes to Titanium Dioxide Industry

    April 14, 2009
    DuPont vp Says Economic Crisis Will Bring Permanent Changes to Titanium Dioxide Industry New economic realities resulting from the global recession will permanently change the business landscape, a DuPont vice president told business leaders at TiO2…


  • Sherwin-Williams, NAPA Canada Present Evercoat with Awards

    April 14, 2009
    Sherwin-Williams, NAPA Canada Present Evercoat with Awards At its 2009 national sales meeting in Dallas, TX, Sherwin-Williams Auto­motive Finishes presented Evercoat with its Supplier of the Year award. Evercoat is a manufacturer of auto body rep…


  • Metalcolour Takes

    April 14, 2009
    Metalcolour Takes Over SSAB Laminated Steel Metalcolour A/S in Nykobing Falster, Denmark has taken over 100% of the shares in SSAB Laminated Steel AB. The Swedish company will be renamed Metalcolour (Sverige) AB. SSAB Laminated Steel, which is a su…


  • Jotun Paints Reaches Out to the Blind Community in Bahrain

    April 14, 2009
    Jotun Paints Reaches Out to the Blind Community in Bahrain Jotun Paints has completed its Corp­orate Social Responsibility (CSR) campaign that reached out to visually-impaired children at the Bahrain Friendship Society for the Blind. The initiati…


  • SprayMax Introduces

    April 14, 2009
    SprayMax Introduces Floor Coating SprayMax Industrial Coatings of Jacksonville, FL has introduced DeckraTex Spray Non Skid Floor Coating after seven years of testing. DeckraTex is an aliphatic polyurea that has been pre-reacted and suspended in wate…


  • Sika Acquires Technology Leader in Liquid Membranes

    April 14, 2009
    Sika Acquires Technology Leader in Liquid Membranes Sika AG has acquired Iotech Group Limited, with headquarters in England and subsidiaries in the UK, U.S. and Belgium. Iotech Group revenues totaled $55 million for the year 2008. Iotech specializes…


  • IP Germany named Meyer Werft Partner of the Year

    March 12, 2009
    International Paint Germany (Inter­national Farbenwerke GmbH) has been named Shipbuilding Partner of the Year 2008 by Meyer Werft Papenburg. This is the third year running that Meyer Werft has awarded the Partner des Jahres prize to their top sup…


  • Benjamin Moore retail

    March 12, 2009
    Benjamin Moore retail program honored by the CMA Benjamin Moore Rewards, a program designed to recognize those on the retail frontlines, was itself recently recognized for its ingenuity and effectiveness. The Canadian Marketing Association (CMA) cit…


  • X-Rite completes

    March 12, 2009
    X-Rite completes sale of former headquarters X-Rite, Inc., has completed the sale of its former headquarters and manufacturing facility located in Grandville, MI, to CWD Capital, LLC for a purchase price of $7.225 million. X-Rite said it will use th…


  • Lord Corp., AkzoNobel

    March 12, 2009
    Lord Corp., AkzoNobel deal in the works Lord Corporation, headquartered in Cary, NC, retained Grace Matthews to market its Photoglaze resilient floor coatings product line to selected buyers. With operations in the U.S. and UK, the business is recog…


  • AeonClad Coatings

    March 12, 2009
    AeonClad Coatings launches biomedical group AeonClad Coatings has launched a new subsidiary that will focus on biomedical applications. AeonClad Bio­medical LLC is expected to utilize the company’s AeonCoat dry coating technology that woul…


  • Valspar extends relationship with Habitat for Humanity

    March 12, 2009
    Valspar extends relationship with Habitat for Humanity The Valspar Corporation Foundation has extended its long-standing relationship with Habitat for Humanity International with a multi-year commitment totaling more than $20 million in cash and pain…


  • Jotun to build new U.S. factory

    March 12, 2009
    Jotun to build new U.S. factory Jotun’s board of directors has approved investment in a new factory in the U.S. because, the company said, the U.S. is an important marine market and also becoming increasingly important for the protective coatin…


  • PPG files suit against

    March 12, 2009
    PPG files suit against Sherwin-Williams As reported in the Pittsburgh Business Times, PPG has filed a trademark infringement suit against Sherwin-Williams for its use of the phrase “The Color of Inspiration.” PPG says it has used the phr…