Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

  • PPG Asian Paints Launches First Waterborne Automotive Refinish Paint in Sri Lanka

    December 25, 2015
    PPG Asian Paints Lanka Ltd. announced the launch in Sri Lanka of ENVIROBASE High Performance (HP) automotive refinish paints – the first eco-friendly waterborne automotive paints introduced in Sri Lanka for use by the refinishing industry. Pres…


  • PPG Completes First 11 Colorful Communities Projects in 2015

    December 24, 2015
    PPG Industries announced that it has completed 11 projects around the world since launching the COLORFUL COMMUNITIES initiative in May as part of its global charitable efforts, and it has initiated four additional projects slated for completion in 20…


  • Behr Named Top Workplace in OC Area

    December 23, 2015
    For the eighth year in a row, Behr Process Corporation has been awarded a 2015 Top Workplaces honor by the Orange County Register. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynami…


  • PPG Paints Announces Exclusive Paint Sponsorship with HomeAdvisor

    December 21, 2015
    The PPG Paints brand was recently named an exclusive paint sponsor by HomeAdvisor Inc., the nation’s largest digital home services marketplace. Through this relationship, HOMEADVISOR professionals who are PPG Paints customers have the opportuni…


  • Jotun Starts Marine and Protective Coatings Factory in Brazil

    December 17, 2015
    Jotun opened a new marine and protective coatings factory outside Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The new facility is the company’s first in South America, and will have an annual production capacity of 10 million liters. The opening ceremony was at…


  • PPG Begins Using Chloride-Based TiO2 from Henan Billions in Coatings Production

    December 17, 2015
    PPG Industries has announced it has begun using chloride-grade titanium dioxide (TiO2) produced in commercial quantities by Henan Billions Chemicals Co., Ltd., including PPG’s licensed chloride-based technology. PPG is using the TiO2 to produce…


  • Sika Opens New Mortar Plant in Philadelphia

    December 15, 2015
    Sika has opened a state-of-the-art new mortar products plant in North America with huge market potential in interior finishing in the fast-growing cities on the US East Coast. The new plant is an extension of Sika's existing concrete admixture pl…


  • Rust-Oleum Partners with Wipe New

    December 15, 2015
    Rust-Oleum Corporation  has partnered with Wipe New LLC, a direct marketing company that has developed the Wipe New brand of specialty products designed to make faded and dull surfaces look new again. Unlike other products that offer only tem…


  • New Report Promotes Circular Economy

    December 14, 2015
    AkzoNobel features strongly in a new report about the benefits of the circular economy which has been published by the Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition (DSGC). Launched at the DSGC's annual meeting held today in Amsterdam, the report highlig…


  • DuPont, Dow to Combine in Merger of Equals

    December 11, 2015
    DowDuPont will feature leading businesses in agriculture, material science and specialty products that will be spun off.


  • Hempel Launches New, Top-Line Fouling Release Coating

    December 11, 2015
    Building on its industry proven Hempasil range of fouling release systems, leading marine coatings manufacturer Hempel has announced the launch of a new antifouling to deliver optimal fuel savings and return on investment. The new Hempasil X3+ is a t…


  • AkzoNobel and Leading Chinese Automaker Pioneer Powder Body Coatings

    December 11, 2015
    AkzoNobel and leading Chinese automaker JAC Motors have pioneered the first use of VOC-free powder technology in automotive body coatings. JAC has been successfully using AkzoNobel’s Interpon powder technology for coating truck bodies at its si…


  • PPG’s GLIDDEN Paint Colors Help Coat HGTV Dream Home 2016

    December 9, 2015
    The GLIDDEN paint brand offered interior designer Brian Patrick Flynn the inspiration needed to develop a coastal-inspired color palette for the HGTV Dream Home 2016. Featuring pairings of bright, beachy hues and shades, the home displays more than 1…


  • AkzoNobel Unveils Color Trends Guide for Automotive and Consumer Electronics

    December 9, 2015
    AkzoNobel has launched its latest color and trends guide for the automotive and consumer electronics markets. As well as offering a glimpse at the design direction for cars, smartphones and tablet computers, it also includes the company’s color…


  • Medical Ship Receives Aid from AkzoNobel

    December 7, 2015
    A volunteer hospital ship which provides care for thousands of patients living in remote areas of Papua New Guinea has been refurbished with a coatings system donated by AkzoNobel. The company's Marine Coatings business supplied its high perfo…