• Ultra Heavy Duty Bulk Bag Filling System

    June 25, 2014
    || A new Ultra-Heavy-Duty Bulk Bag Filling System palletizes and fills bulk bags with filter cake, aggregates, metal powders, abrasive minerals, dry chemical additives and other difficult-to-handle bulk materials. The system integrates a Swing-Down®…

  • A Profile of the West European Paint Industry

    June 25, 2014
    || Forms part of our Global Online Database Package – Please contact us for further details The total market for paints and coatings in Western Europe was over 5.6 million tonnes in 2013, and is forecast to rise to more than 6.2 million tonnes by…

  • Sartomer Appoints Senior Account Managers

    June 25, 2014
    || Sartomer Americas has named Chris Halvorsen and Bruce Bradley senior account managers with sales responsibility for customers in the Midwest territory. Halvorsen brings to Sartomer more than 15 years of management experience and knowledge of the gra…

  • RPM Announces Acquisition of Betumat Quimic, a Waterproofing Products Manufacturer

    June 25, 2014
    || RPM International Inc. has announced that Viapol Ltd., a part of The Euclid Chemical Company and RPM's Performance Coatings Group, has acquired Betumat Quimica Ltda., a waterproofing products manufacturer based in Candeias (Bahia), Brazil, with a…

  • Sherwin-Williams Offers Chrome-less Quick Dry Epoxy Primers for Aerospace Coatings

    June 25, 2014
    || The Sherwin-Williams Company offered a full line of quality, high performing primers that are free of chrome and lead hazards for the use on aircraft. These priming options meet applicator needs for commercial, military or general aviation aircraft a…

  • AkzoNobel to Invest in New Performance Coatings Technology Center in China

    June 24, 2014
    || AkzoNobel is investing more than €6.5 million in its Songjiang site near Shanghai to expand an existing research center by adding a dedicated facility for the company’s Performance Coatings businesses. Once completed in June 2015, the new…

  • Oxea Completes Specialty Esters Plant in Nanjing, China

    June 24, 2014
    || The chemical company Oxea announced that its specialty esters plant in Nanjing, China, is now mechanically complete. After a construction period of slightly more than fifteen months the new state-of-the-art plant is currently in the commissioning and…

  • Edwards’ Vacuum Solutions Provide Coating Manufacturers with a Clear Edge

    June 24, 2014
    || Edwards’ vacuum pumps can provide coating manufacturers with high quality, reliable, cost effective solutions with reduced environmental impact. Edwards is demonstrating a range of its oil sealed and dry pumping technology suitable for all indu…

  • PPG Issues E-Coat Brochurev

    June 24, 2014
    || PPG Industrie's industrial coatings business has published a new brochure detailing its electrocoat (e-coat) products, services and training. The six-page booklet begins with an overview of e-coat technology, including the differences between ca…

  • Ross completes 1000th Planetary Dual Disperser

    June 24, 2014
    || Since introducing the world’s first change can Double Planetary Mixer in 1942, Ross has led in the development of technologies geared towards high viscosity mixing. Today, its Planetary Dual Disperser (PDDM), the latest evolutionary product to…

  • Nordson at ICE Asia 2014 to Offer Expanded Fluid Coating Capabilities

    June 24, 2014
    || Nordson Corporation provides a diverse portfolio of fluid coating systems backed by many decades of experience with slot die technologies and supported by a worldwide sales and technical service network, the company announced. Nordson will feature it…

  • U.S. Existing Home Sales, Inventory Surge in May

    June 24, 2014
    || U.S. home resales rose more than expected in May and the stock of properties for sale was the highest in more than 1-1/2 years, suggesting that housing was pulling out of a recent slump. The National Association of Realtors reported that existing ho…

  • PPG Renews, Update 17 AIA Continuing Education Courses for Architects

    June 23, 2014
    || PPG Industries  has renewed or updated 17 American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (AIA/CES) registered programs covering architectural coatings, glass and paint. Six of the PPG course offerings focus on sustainability and t…

  • Equipment Leasing and Finance Industry Confidence Eases in June

    June 23, 2014
    || The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) releases the June 2014 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) today. Designed to collect leadership data, the index reports a qualitative assessment of bot…

  • Leneta Announces New Hires

    June 23, 2014
    || Leneta Company, the original manufacturer of Penopac Charts, has added a third generation to the family run company that has been the industry leader in paint test charts since 1956. Sam Schaeffer and David Schaeffer will be joining in a business op…