Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

  • Axalta Coating Systems Named Authorized Paint Supplier for Mazda Europe

    July 7, 2014
    Axalta Coating Systems recently announced  that Mazda Europe has renewed its approval of Axalta’s three global refinish brands – Cromax, Spies Hecker and Standox. The agreement, which is valid for another two years, confirms Axalta…


  • Axalta Partners with Huajia

    July 4, 2014
    Axalta Coating Systems will expand its powder production facility in China. New capacity will be added at the Qingpu manufacturing center of Axalta’s powder coatings partner Huajia Chemical Co. Ltd. and will double production to meet the rapid…


  • Benjamin Moore Awarded 'Gold Supplier Of The Year' By Certapro

    July 3, 2014
    Benjamin Moore has been awarded a Gold Supplier of the Year by CertaPro, the largest residential and commercial painting franchises in North America and one of the most referred painting companies in the U.S. and Canada. The award was presented to Be…


  • PPG Completes Acquisition of Homax

    July 2, 2014
    PPG Industries' North American architectural coatings business has completed its acquisition of The Homax Group, Inc., a supplier of decorative wall and ceiling texture repair products, from Olympus Partners. Financial terms were not disclosed.…


  • AkzoNobel Launches New Interplan Mobile Service

    July 2, 2014
    AkzoNobel has introduced a mobile-enabled maintenance and repair service designed to reduce costs and improve safety for its protective coating and passive fire protection customers. Known as Interplan Mobile, the technology delivers detailed corros…


  • Axalta Coating Systems Partners With Tyler Arboretum

    July 1, 2014
    Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, is supporting Tyler Arboretum's Butterfly House to help sustain the live specimen exhibit so visitors may enjoy and learn about the vibrantly colored caterpillars an…


  • PPG Reaches Agreement to Acquire Comex

    June 30, 2014
    PPG Industries  has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Consorcio Comex, S.A. de C.V., an architectural and industrial coatings company with headquarters in Mexico City, Mexico. The transaction is valued at $2.3 billion and is subject to r…


  • Sherwin-Williams Launches Oil and Gas App for On-the-Go Coatings

    June 27, 2014
    Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings launched an Oil & Gas app to provide users with protective coatings recommendations best suited to extend the lifecycle of assets in refineries and shale drilling sites, such as frac tanks, pipeli…


  • PPG Donates more than $20,000 for Seven Circleville-area Programs

    June 27, 2014
    The PPG Industries Foundation has donated more than $20,000 on behalf of PPG Industries’ (NYSE:PPG) coatings plant in Circleville, Ohio, to seven local organizations that provide educational and human-services programs to the community. The re…


  • New Business Supports Growth in Fast-Growing Durable Assembly Markets

    June 26, 2014
     H.B. Fuller Company announced today that it has signed an agreement to purchase Tonsan Adhesive, Inc. With this acquisition, H.B. Fuller will add strong customer relationships in high-value, fast-growing engineering adhesives markets, state-of-…


  • PPG Issues E-Coat Brochurev

    June 24, 2014
    PPG Industrie's industrial coatings business has published a new brochure detailing its electrocoat (e-coat) products, services and training. The six-page booklet begins with an overview of e-coat technology, including the differences between ca…


  • AkzoNobel to Invest in New Performance Coatings Technology Center in China

    June 24, 2014
    AkzoNobel is investing more than €6.5 million in its Songjiang site near Shanghai to expand an existing research center by adding a dedicated facility for the company’s Performance Coatings businesses. Once completed in June 2015, the new…


  • IFS Coatings Opens New Manufacturing Plant in Ardmore, OK

    June 23, 2014
    IFS Coatings recently unveiled their new powder coating manufacturing plant in Ardmore, Oklahoma. The grand opening was attended by the local Ardmore community and IFS customers and showcased the new facility, which will produce high volume, ‘C…


  • PPG Renews, Update 17 AIA Continuing Education Courses for Architects

    June 23, 2014
    PPG Industries  has renewed or updated 17 American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (AIA/CES) registered programs covering architectural coatings, glass and paint. Six of the PPG course offerings focus on sustainability and t…


  • PPG Holds ‘Eco Classroom’ Open Day at Three Chinese Sites

    June 20, 2014
    PPG Industries’ coatings and resin plants in Tianjin, Zhangjiagang and Wuhu, China, recently held “Better Chemistry, Better Home” open days to celebrate World Environment Day. The open days encouraged neighbors in the plant communit…