Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

  • BASF Designers Present Automotive Color Trends

    July 10, 2014
    The designers at BASF’s Coatings division have published their automotive color trends for 2014/2015. With their collection entitled “Under the Radar,” new color ranges are appearing on the trend radar. The development of special ef…


  • California Products Acquires Muralo Paint Brands

    July 10, 2014
    California Products Corporation, a Delos Management portfolio company, has acquired certain assets of The Muralo Paint Company. Muralo Paints, founded in 1894 and headquartered in Bayonne, New Jersey manufactures paints and coatings that are sold thr…


  • PPG Offers MC2800 EUROPLUS Speed Clear, 4.2 VOC Clearcoat

    July 10, 2014
    PPG Industries' automotive refinish business has expanded its OMNI Plus product offering with the addition of MC2800 EUROPLUS Speed Clear, a 4.2 VOC  high-solids clearcoat that addresses the performance and value priorities of the cost-consc…


  • PPG Reiterates Responsible Care Commitment at AICM Event

    July 10, 2014
    PPG Industries  recently participated in the Responsible Care Beijing Manifesto Ceremony held by the Association of International Chemical Manufacturers (AICM). At the ceremony, themed “Join Us, Road to Responsible Care Excellence,”…


  • Jotun Supplies HPS with Seaquantum X200 Coating to Maersk Line to Reinforce Energy Efficacy

    July 8, 2014
    Jotun, one of the global leaders in marine antifouling coatings, has signed an agreement with Maersk Line to supply Hull Performance Solutions (HPS) with SeaQuantum X200 for the Triple-E new build project. The Triple-Es are one of the world’s l…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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.…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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-…