Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

  • 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…


  • DuPont and Sniezka sign licensing agreement

    April 15, 2008
    DuPont and Polish paint and coatings manufacturer Sniezka S.A. signed a trademark licensing agreement to use the DuPont Teflon brand. Sniezka will apply DuPont’s surface protector to a range of paints, enamels and wood products, with a targeted…


  • Euronavy to build industrial paint factory in Brazil

    April 15, 2008
    Portuguese company Euronavy plans to build an industrial paint factory in Brazil, where this year the company won contracts worth a total of €30 million over the next five years. According to the company’s chairman Mário Paiva, the…


  • Columbia paint manufacturing plant in Helena closing

    April 15, 2008
    The Columbia Paint & Coatings manufacturing plant in Helena, MT is closing in March. Columbia Paint Co., founded in Helena in 1947, was purchased last summer by Cleveland-based Sherwin-Williams. Helena’s paint manufacturing capacity will be…


  • DuPont opens its first office in Bulgaria

    April 15, 2008
    DuPont has announced the opening of its first office in Sofia, Bulgaria. The Sofia office represents DuPont’s growing market reach in Central Europe, following openings in Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, the Baltic countries and S…