• AkzoNobel’s Investor Relations Team Wins Top Award

    July 3, 2014
    AkzoNobel’s investor relations team won one of the top honors at the IR Magazine Awards – Europe 2014, held in London last night. As well as being ranked number one in the Netherlands, the company was awarded first prize within Europe fo…

  • ShawCor to provide pipe coating services for the South Stream Offshore Pipeline

    July 3, 2014
    ShawCor Ltd.’s pipe coating division, Bredero Shaw, has received a contract with a value of approximately US$50 million from Marubeni Sumitomo Consortium for coating services for Line 2 of the South Stream Offshore Pipeline. The South Stream O…

  • Polychem Powder Coatings achieves Certificate of Excellence from Materials Connexion

    July 3, 2014
    IFS Coatings  announced that its Polychem powder coatings brand has been awarded a Certificate of Material Excellence by Material Connexion and accepted into Material Connexion’s library of innovative materials. Now part of the largest col…

  • WACKER Showcases High-Performance Technologies

    July 3, 2014
       At the second “West Africa Building & Construction Exhibition” in Accra, Ghana, the Munich-based WACKER Group showcases high-performance polymers and silicone technologies for challenging construction applications. Th…

  • Omya Selected as National US Distributor for Synthomer

    July 3, 2014
    Omya, a leading global producer of industrial minerals and a worldwide distributor of specialty chemicals, was selected by leading emulsion polymer manufacturer, Sythomer LLC, as a national distributor in the United States. Effective July 1, 2014, Om…

  • Benjamin Moore Awarded 'Gold Supplier Of The Year' By Certapro

    July 3, 2014
    Benjamin Moore has been awarded a Gold Supplier of the Year by CertaPro, the largest residential and commercial painting franchises in North America and one of the most referred painting companies in the U.S. and Canada. The award was presented to Be…

  • The Latest Cool Roof Technology Launched

    July 3, 2014
    In response to the increasing demand for durable white reflective roofs, Polyglass U.S.A., Inc. has launched its latest white roof system option with a line of advanced silicone roof coatings products that include water-based and solvent-based option…

  • AkzoNobel Offers Advanced Binder Technology

    July 2, 2014
    AkoNobel has introduced a more sustainable clearcoat for the vehicle refinish market which represents a significant leap forward in terms of performance and customer benefits. Launched by the company’s Automotive and Aerospace Coatings busines…

  • AkzoNobel Launches New Interplan Mobile Service

    July 2, 2014
    AkzoNobel has introduced a mobile-enabled maintenance and repair service designed to reduce costs and improve safety for its protective coating and passive fire protection customers. Known as Interplan Mobile, the technology delivers detailed corros…

  • PPG Coatings Help Brazil, Fans Celebrate 2014 FIFA WORLD CUP

    July 2, 2014
    PPG Industries’ coatings have helped Brazil put on a fresh, colorful appearance for the 2014 FIFA WORLD CUP event. PPG products ranging from Tintas RENNER architectural coatings, manufactured in Gravataí, Brazil, to STEELGUARD fire prot…

  • Clariant and Ashland complete sale of ASK Chemicals JV to Rhône

    July 2, 2014
    Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, and Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced the closing of the previously announced sale of their joint venture ASK Chemicals, headquartered in Hilden, Germany, to investment funds affiliated with Rh&…

  • Freeman Technology Launches New Website

    July 2, 2014
    Freeman Technology, a global leader in powder characterisation, has launched a new website, providing an authoritative knowledge base for formulation scientists, process engineers and product developers working with powders. The new site provides a d…

  • PPG Completes Acquisition of Homax

    July 2, 2014
    PPG Industries' North American architectural coatings business has completed its acquisition of The Homax Group, Inc., a supplier of decorative wall and ceiling texture repair products, from Olympus Partners. Financial terms were not disclosed.…

  • Henkel Unveils Biostable, Low-VOC Bonderite

    July 2, 2014
    With new Bonderite C-MC 21130, Henkel has launched an environmentally sound cleaner for all uncured paints that sets new standards. The innovative product offers a 50 percent reduction in volatile organic compounds (VOC) compared to solvent-based cle…

  • PPG HI-TEMP 222G Coating Helps Protect Substrates from Corrosion Under Insulation

    July 2, 2014
    PPG Industries' protective and marine coatings (PMC) business has launched PPG HI-TEMP™ 222G high-temperature coating that protects substrates from corrosion under insulation (CUI) and can be applied directly to hot surfaces up to 400 F. PP…