Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

  • Axalta Receives Daimler Trucks North America's Masters of Quality Award

    June 24, 2013
    Axalta Coating Systems, formerly DuPont Performance Coatings, the leading manufacturer and marketer of heavy-duty truck coatings, received the Daimler Trucks North America Masters of Quality award. This is the fourth consecutive year that Axalta Coat…


  • Nippon Paint Kicks Off Construction of New Plant

    June 21, 2013
    Nippon Paint has began construction of its new factory in northern Vinh Phuc province. The third and largest factory of the company in Vietnam, it will produce industrial paint for automobiles and motorcycles, heavy duty coatings, decorative paint,…


  • Hempel Introduces New Paints in UAE Market

    June 21, 2013
    Hempel, one of the world’s largest independent suppliers of decorative, marine and protective coatings, has announced the launch of a new range of intumescent coatings for passive fire protection of steel structures in the United Arab Emirates.…


  • PPG Expands Springdale, PA Facility

    June 18, 2013
    PPG Industries recently marked the startup of a new electronic materials group (EMG) manufacturing cell at its Springdale, PA., industrial coatings plant. This addition positions the company in the fast-growing global electronics market for conductiv…


  • AkzoNobel Scores Coatings Success at Confederations Cup

    June 13, 2013
    AkzoNobel has supplied high performance coatings systems for half of the stadiums being used at this month's FIFA Confederations Cup football tournament in Brazil. Being staged from June 15 to 30, the three stadiums to feature the company's…


  • Dependable, LLC Launches New Web Site

    June 13, 2013
    Dependable, LLC, a manufacturer of professional grade floor preparation products for repair, restoration and moisture mitigation unveils its new website, www.floorprep.com. Visitors to the new site will be able to download product information, watch…


  • AkzoNobel Presents Inaugural North America Science Award

    June 12, 2013
    AkzoNobel's  Science Award program officially honored its first North American recipient when Carnegie Mellon University Professor Krzysztof (Kris) Matyjaszewski, Ph.D. was recognized for his cutting-edge polymer chemistry research. E…


  • Axalta Launches New Brand Identity

    June 11, 2013
    Automotive paint and coatings supplier Axalta Coating Systems has rolled out a new corporate brand identity. Axalta, formerly known as DuPont Performance Coatings, said its new logo highlights the company name as well as its focus on performance. Th…


  • AkzoNobel and Solvay Form Partnership

    June 10, 2013
    AkzoNobel and Solvay have signed a three-year agreement whereby AkzoNobel will increase the use of renewable raw materials in its paints and coatings, building on an existing partnership between the two companies. Under the terms of the deal, AkzoNo…


  • PPG Donates $10,000 for Palmdale Aerospace Academy

    June 5, 2013
    The PPG Industries Foundation donated $10,000 to the Palmdale School District in California for the new Palmdale Aerospace Academy charter school. The grant was made on behalf of PPG Industries’ (NYSE: PPG) aerospace business, which operates a…


  • Valspar to Acquire Inver Group

    June 5, 2013
    The Valspar Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Inver Holding S.r.l., a leading industrial coatings manufacturer in Europe. The transaction is expected to close in the fiscal fourth quarter, subject to regulatory approval a…


  • Benjamin Moore Remains Highest in Customer Satisfaction According to J.D. Power and Associates

    June 5, 2013
    Benjamin Moore has been ranked highest in interior paint customer satisfaction by J.D. Power and Associates for the third consecutive year. According to the 2013 Interior Paint Satisfaction Study, Benjamin Moore maintained its leading position over 1…


  • Bankruptcy Court Confirms Pittsburgh Corning Reorganization Plan

    June 4, 2013
    PPG Industries has announced that the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania issued a revised opinion and final order confirming the current Pittsburgh Corning plan of reorganization. The court previously issued an op…


  • Axalta Coating Systems to Build New Waterborne Paint Production Facility in China

    May 31, 2013
     Axalta Coating Systems (formerly DuPont Performance Coatings) will invest more than $50 million to construct a new facility to manufacture and supply up to 25,000 metric tons of paint to automobile manufacturers that are expanding into south an…


  • PPG Begins Producing Protective and Marine Coatings at Poland Facility

    May 30, 2013
    PPG Industries has started manufacturing protective and marine coatings (PMC) at the company’s facility in Ostrów Wielkopolski, Poland. The facility, which previously produced architectural coatings and was part of PPG’s January 20…