• PPG Announces Executive Appointments

    May 14, 2015
    || PPG Industries has announced executive appointments effective June 1. Vince Morales, currently vice president, investor relations, will become vice president, investor relations, and treasurer. Morales will report to Executive Vice President and Chi…

  • VanDeMark Chemical Appoints James Romano as Vice President of Global Sales & Business Development

    May 14, 2015
    || VanDeMark Chemical, Inc., Lockport, New York, USA has announced the appointment of James E. Romano as Vice President of Global Sales & Business Development. He will have supervisory responsibility for the entire sales staff of both VanDeMark and…

  • Sto Corp. Adopts New Naming Structure for Wall Systems

    May 14, 2015
    || Sto Corp., a producer of integrated exterior wall systems for new building construction and restoration, has adopted a new naming convention to ensure ease of specification and peace of mind for customers concerned about code compliance and sustainab…

  • PPG Introduces POWERCRON ADVANTEDGE Electrocoat in North America

    May 14, 2015
    || PPG Industries’ industrial coatings business has introduced POWERCRON ADVANTEDGE electrocoat (e-coat), a next-generation high-edge cationic-epoxy product, in North America. Originally formulated to achieve REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Au…

  • PPG Foundation Supports Squalicum High School Science Program

    May 14, 2015
    || Marci Alvord, senior category manager for the HOMAX brand at PPG Industries’ architectural coatings office in Bellingham, Washington, has presented a PPG Industries Foundation check to Squalicum High School Chemistry Teacher Jocelyn Roger to fu…

  • PaintIndia 2016 Call for Papers

    May 13, 2015
    || The first international congress edition of the PaintIndia 2016 is calling for papers. Colour Publications and Vincentz Network invite papers for the 2016 PaintIndia Congress to be held in Mumbai, India from January 21-23, 2016. Innovative compani…

  • Michelman Introduces Water-Based Michem Flex HS268 Heat Seal Coating

    May 13, 2015
    || Michelman has introduced Michem Flex HS268, a water-based, VOC free coating based on high molecular weight polyolefin that produces strong bonds in heat seal applications. Its low heat seal initiation temperature makes it ideal for flexible food pack…

  • AkzoNobel Grows its Agrochemical Portfolio in China

    May 13, 2015
    || AkzoNobel is helping customers in China to make more efficient use of limited land resources by expanding its portfolio of locally produced agrochemical products. China has a well-documented shortage of arable land, which means sustainable technol…

  • BASF Offers Lumina Royal Effect Pigments Plastics Industry

    May 13, 2015
    || BASF now offers all five effect pigments of its Lumina Royal product series for plastics applications. This will enable producers of plastics all over the world to create attractive design options in blue and copper color shades. Already in 2010, BAS…

  • Oxea Launches High Purity n-Pelargonic Acid HP

    May 13, 2015
    || In a move to alleviate the impact of the tight C8/C10 fatty acid market situation, the chemical company Oxea has launched n-Pelargonic Acid HP (high purity). It is a special grade of its existing product n-Pelargonic Acid, also known as n-Nonanoic Ac…

  • Sherwin-Williams National Painting Week Offers Home Improvement Inspiration

    May 13, 2015
    || Sherwin-Williams National Painting Week comes at a perfect time this year, with more than four in five homeowners saying they see opportunity to improve their home’s curb appeal, and more than two in three planning a painting project, according…

  • Huntsman to Expand Specialty Amine Capacity for Coatings

    May 13, 2015
    || The Performance Products division of Huntsman Corporation announced plans to expand capacity of specialty amines at its manufacturing facilities in Petfurdo, Hungary and in Conroe, Texas. The new multipurpose unit at Petfurdo extends the Huntsman man…

  • IRL Releases Profile of Central Asian Paint Industry

    May 13, 2015
    || IRL has announced the launch of a new edition of its regional title A Profile of the Central Asian Paint Industry. This fully updated report provides market data for 2013 and forecasts for 2018, and gives an overview of the paint industry trends acro…

  • Midway Industrial Supply Appoints New President and CEO

    May 13, 2015
    || Midway Industrial Supply, Inc., a Midwestern distributor of industrial fluid handling and spray finishing equipment and systems, announced the appointment of Greg Dvorsak as President and CEO. Dvorsak, who had served as Midway’s CFO since ea…

  • Grieve Corp. Introduces New 500ºF Rotary Hearth Oven

    May 13, 2015
    || No. 816 is a 500ºF gas-fired, rotary hearth oven from Grieve, currently used for preheating and curing powder coatings onto electric motor parts.  Workspace dimensions on this oven measure 54” W x 54”D x 72”H.  …

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