• PPG Awards More Than $340,000 Through National Merit Scholarship Program

    July 31, 2014
    || The PPG Industries Foundation is sponsoring more than $340,000 worth of undergraduate college scholarships for U.S. students in communities where PPG Industries  operates through National Merit Scholarship Corp. in 2014, including 54 new four-ye…

  • PPG Aerospace Coatings Help Jetstar Celebrate 10th Birthday with Special Livery

    July 31, 2014
    || Orange can be an unforgiving color, even with aircraft coatings. But a basecoat-clearcoat system by PPG Industries’ aerospace business selected by Jetstar for its 10th-anniversary livery gave the airline reason to celebrate with an Airbus A320…

  • TRICOR Releases The New 3” Coriolis Flow Meter

    July 31, 2014
    || TRICOR Coriolis Technology has released the new 3” Coriolis flow meter to add to their TCM series.  This meter is particularly well suited to the Oil & Gas Industry in applications such as measuring the midstream transportation of oil…

  • AkzoNobel Spreads its Colorful Wings for Gay Pride

    July 30, 2014
    || As an official sponsor of Amsterdam Gay Pride 2014, AkzoNobel will be spreading its own life-size rainbow colored Pride Wings. The wings will glide through Amsterdam from Thursday July 31 until August 2 for people to pose with and show their support…

  • Axalta Coating Systems Previews its Presence at NACE|CARS 2014

    July 30, 2014
    || Axalta Coating Systems will have a major presence at the annual NACE|CARS Expo and Conference in Detroit, Michigan. The show will be held at COBO Center located at 1 Washington Blvd. on July 30 – August 2.  Axalta booth #18000 will feature…

  • Flowcrete America Announces its Latin American Arrival

    July 30, 2014
    || Flowcrete Americas has revealed its plan for further expansion in the region, allowing it to develop a significant presence within Latin America’s major food and beverage markets. The resin flooring specialist has identified a demand for its…

  • Self-Cleaning Paint To Be Used On Superyachts

    July 30, 2014
    || Earlier this year world leading car manufacturer Nissan revealed an innovative self-cleaning paint that repels dirt.  Now according to experts, this type of super-hydrophobic coating will be available to superyachts within two years and is alrea…

  • AkzoNobel to Collaborate with SERIS on Solar Cell Technology

    July 30, 2014
    || AkzoNobel has partnered with the Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS) at the National University of Singapore in order to explore less costly ways of producing high-efficiency silicon wafer solar cells. The company's High Purity…

  • Clariant Confirms Outlook on Solid Q2 Results

    July 30, 2014
    || Clariant confirms outlook on solid Q2 results Sales from continuing operations rose 6% in local currencies. In Swiss francs, sales decreased 1% to CHF 1.53 billion from CHF 1.54 billion in the second quarter 2013 Strong volume growth offset by unfa…

  • Dürr Acquires Bersch & Fratscher and Czech to Expand Paint Application Technology Range

    July 30, 2014
    || Dürr has expanded its range in paint application technology through two new acquisitions. At the end of June, the Group took over the German company Bersch & Fratscher GmbH (Befrag) from Karlstein/Main as well as the Czech company EST+ a.s.…

  • Huntsman and Shanghai Chlor-Alkali Chemical to Build MDI Splitter Plant in Shanghai

    July 30, 2014
    || Huntsman and Shanghai Chlor-Alkali Chemical Co. Ltd. (SCAC) has announced plans to double the MDI (diphenylmethane diisocyanate) splitting capacity of their joint venture company, Huntsman Polyurethanes Shanghai Ltd. Co.(HPS), at the Shanghai Chemica…

  • D.B. Becker Announces New Hire

    July 29, 2014
    || The D.B. Becker Co., Inc. has hired Ahmed Khan as technical account manager. Khan will be responsible for the Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Florida Panhandle regions. Khan brings an extensive background in formulating, technology and market deve…

  • Benjamin Moore Debuts Limited Edition Fenway Collection

    July 29, 2014
    || Benjamin Moore is commemorating its 12-year partnership with the Boston Red Sox with the launch of The Fenway Collection, a limited-edition collection of paints featuring the iconic colors of Fenway Park. The Fenway Collection is now available exclus…

  • Superior Materials Expands Territory with Heucotech

    July 29, 2014
    || Superior Materials,  Inc., an East Coast distributor, headquartered in Garden City New York, has expanded its territory with Heucotech Ltd. Effective August 1, 2014, Superior Materials’ expanded region for Heucotech will include Maryland a…

  • AkzoNobel Expands Superior Materials

    July 29, 2014
    || AkzoNobel Performance Additives has expanded the territory of Superior Materials, Inc. into the Ohio, Kentucky, Southern Indiana, West Virginia and Western Pennsylvania markets. This expansion will be effective on August 15, 2014 and will include the…