• BASF Donates $20,000 to United Way of the Coastal Empire

    November 18, 2016
    BASF recently presented The United Way of the Coastal Empire with a $20,000 donation to help fund disaster relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. “BASF is acutely aware of the damage sustained here in Savannah and surrounding areas…

  • Shingo Watada Joins Sto Corp.

    November 18, 2016
    Sto Corp. has announced the appointment of the newest member of its marketing team, Shingo Watada, as Product Manager of Coatings, Specialty Finishes and reStore. Watada comes to Sto with substantial experience in product marketing and management.…

  • Axalta Introduces Next-Generation Voltatex 7145A Wire Enamel Coating

    November 18, 2016
    Axalta Coating Systems has recently introduced Voltatex 7145A, a new generation of its THEIC-modified polyester wire enamel series. The new product offers improved application on both horizontal and vertical application lines, as well as on high-spee…

  • PPG-painted Camaro Takes Top Prize at SEMA

    November 18, 2016
    Cam Miller, working out of his shop HS Customs in Logan, Utah, took the big prize at the recent SEMA Show in Las Vegas, claiming the prestigious 2016 Battle of the Builders award with a PPG-painted brilliant white 1969 Camaro. The award is a major pa…

  • Axalta’s Color of the Year, Brilliant Blue, Makes a Splash at SEMA

    November 18, 2016
    Axalta Coating Systems’ North American Automotive Color of the Year 2016, Brilliant Blue, made a splash at the recent Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) automotive aftermarket tradeshow in Las Vegas, Nevada. The dazzling color was pr…

  • Valspar Approves 12% Dividend Increase

    November 18, 2016
    The Valspar Corporation has announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.37 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable on December 15, 2016, to shareholders of record on December 1, 2016. The…

  • BASF to Divest Inorganic Specialties Business

    November 18, 2016
    BASF has entered into an agreement to sell its Inorganic Specialties business to Edgewater Capital Partners LP, Cleveland, OH. Inorganic Specialties includes the Evans City, Pennsylvania USA production site and the Specialty Alcoholates, Boranes and…

  • PPG Completes Sale of its Ownership Interest in PFG Fiber Glass Joint Ventures

    November 18, 2016
    PPG has completed the sale of its 50 percent ownership interest in its two PFG Fiber Glass joint ventures (PFG) to Nan Ya Plastics Corp., which owned the other 50 percent interest. Nan Ya is affiliated with Taiwan-based Formosa Plastics Group. PPG re…

  • Benjamin Moore Launches Color Suite for Revit

    November 17, 2016
    Earlier this year, Benjamin Moore introduced a plug-in for use with the Revit software, a program commonly used by architects and designers to create 3D renderings of projects to present to clients. This plug-in enables users to download and speci…

  • Benjamin Moore Sponsors Houzz Color Picker

    November 17, 2016
    For every photo available on Houzz.com, users now have the opportunity to explore Benjamin Moore paint colors that match any part of the featured photograph, simply by hovering over the + sign (which can also be moved around the image.) Beyond the cl…

  • Benjamin Moore Announces New Contractor Loyalty Program

    November 17, 2016
    Benjamin Moore has introduced Contractor Rewards, a free and easy way for contractors to get rewarded for their loyalty. Points are awarded and accrued for purchasing Benjamin Moore paints, stains and specialty coatings, which can then be redeemed…

  • Giving Moore, AIA Foundation Launch 2017 Diversity Advancement Scholarship Program

    November 17, 2016
    GIVING MOORE, a foundation of Benjamin Moore & Co., and The American Institute of Architects Foundation today announced its 2017 Diversity Advancement Scholarship program. The scholarship provides assistance to individuals from a minori…

  • Kemutec Introduces Spares Mart

    November 17, 2016
    We are pleased to announce the launch of our brand new spare parts website – Kemutec Spares Mart.  The new site is launched and available at www.kemutecsparesmart.com. The goal of the site is to provide our clients with a quick and easy…

  • BCF: MPs Call on Government to Support Solutions to Make Better Use of Leftover Paint

    November 17, 2016
    On Tuesday in Parliament, MPs had a lively debate surrounding how to create a circular economy for leftover decorative paint in the UK. Sponsored by Angela Smith MP, the debate focused on the British Coatings Federation’s (BCF) PaintCare progra…

  • AkzoNobel Launches Latest Human Cities Project in Rotterdam

    November 17, 2016
    Schoolchildren in the Dutch city of Rotterdam are to benefit from AkzoNobel's latest Human Cities initiative, which was officially launched today with the support of the city's chief resilience officer, Arnoud Molenaar. Working closely w…

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