• Graco Acquires GeoBlaster

    December 17, 2014
    Graco Inc., a manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, has announced that it has acquired abrasive-blasting equipment manufacturer GeoBlaster Equipment Service and Sales Inc. Based in Dunnville Ontario, GeoBlaster manufactures wet abrasive blasting…

  • USGBC Announces 2014 “Best of Green Schools” Honorees

    December 17, 2014
    The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced the 2014 “Best of Green Schools” recipients, recognizing 10 individuals, institutions, projects and events representing the best environmental efforts i…

  • Timothy Cauffman Named Business Director of Sartomer Americas

    Timothy Cauffman Named Business Director of Sartomer Americas

    December 17, 2014
    Sartomer, a business unit of Arkema Inc., and a global manufacturer of specialty acrylate and methacrylate monomers and oligomers, has announced that Timothy Cauffman has been named business director. In his new role, Cauffman is responsible for driv…

  • LORD Corporation Celebrates 90th Year in Business

    December 17, 2014
    LORD Corporation, a global provider of adhesives, coatings, motion management devices and sensing technologies, celebrates 90 years in business. Initially employing a staff of only six, LORD continues to grow with more than 3,000 employees in 26 coun…

  • Two LA Skyscrapers Featured in Retrospective of Historic Architectural Glass

    December 17, 2014
    Citigroup Center and KPMG Tower, two landmark skyscrapers that have been fixtures on the Los Angeles skyline for more than 30 years, are part of an online retrospective celebrating the 50th anniversary of SOLARBAN glass by PPG Industries. Designed…

  • Charles Ross & Son Co. Introduces Multi-Shaft Mixers

    December 16, 2014
    Charles Ross & Son Company has introduced Ross Multi-Shaft Mixers. According to the company, these mixers are ideal for large-scale processing of pastes, gels, dispersions, suspensions and slurries from low to high viscosity. Equipped with two or…

  • RPM Announces Release Date for Fiscal 2015 Second-Quarter Results

    December 16, 2014
    RPM International Inc. announced that it will release its fiscal 2015 second-quarter results before the stock market opens on Wednesday, January 7, 2015. The results will be issued via newswire and also will be available on the RPM web site at www.RP…

  • PPG Offers Paper Color Samples for Select Duranar Coatings

    December 16, 2014
    PPG Industries’ coil and building products group is now offering 10-by-10-inch paper color samples of 10 Duranar coatings through www.requestppg.com, its on-demand sample- and literature-ordering portal. Sharon Bird, PPG marketing communicatio…

  • Vencorex Inaugurates Shanghai Sales Branch in Asia

    December 16, 2014
    Vencorex inaugurated with stakeholders and Asian customers its Shanghai sales branch. The new entity will serve the Chinese market through dedicated sales organization, market development, technical support as well as customer service. A warehouse…

  • Eastman Acquires Commonwealth Laminating & Coating, Inc.

    December 16, 2014
    Eastman Chemical Company has completed the acquisition of Commonwealth Laminating & Coating, Inc. The acquired business is part of Eastman’s Advanced Materials business segment, and is expected to be accretive to 2015 earnings excluding acq…

  • PPG Foundation Supports Hands-On Learning Projects

    December 16, 2014
    Donna Burlison, customer service representative at PPG Industries’ industrial coatings manufacturing facility in Mount Vernon, Illinois, has presented a PPG Industries Foundation check for $1,000 to Rome Grade School teachers Chad Beckham and J…

  • PPG Awards RMB 330,000 in Scholarships to Students from 10 Chinese Universities in 2014

    December 16, 2014
    PPG Industries recently staged awarding ceremonies for its 2014 China Scholarship Program at 10 Chinese universities. PPG has sponsored scholarships for Chinese students each year since 2003. This year, the total scholarship amount reaches RMB 330,00…

  • Hempel Acquires Dutch Coatings Manufacturer Schaepman

    December 15, 2014
    Hempel has acquired Schaepman’s Lakfabrieken B.V, a leading Dutch supplier of specialised industrial, protective and decorative coatings. The acquisition is part of Hempel’s five-year growth strategy, One Hempel – One Ambition, and…

  • Ardleigh Minerals Announces New Thermal Spray Technologies

    December 15, 2014
    Recently, Ardleigh Minerals, Inc. demonstrated their products and services at the FABTECH 2014 exposition and conference in Atlanta. The company now announces these technologies to industry, according to Ernie Q. Petrey, Sr, Ardleigh’s sales an…

  • Maroon Group Sends Care Packages to Military

    December 15, 2014
    Employees of Maroon Group assembled holiday care packages of needed items to send to troops overseas including toothpaste, snacks, games, videos, and shampoo. Included in the boxes were nearly 100 handwritten letters and pictures from children at…