• AkzoNobel Powder Coatings Drives Offers Complete Automotive Wheel System

    August 26, 2013
    || AkzoNobel Powder Coatings and AkzoNobel Specialty Finishes have combined expertise to introduce a complete layering system for automotive wheels.  The total wheel solution combines Interpon A powder primer with an AkzoNobel liquid decorative bas…

  • Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Hempel's Growth in Protective & Marine Coatings Market

    August 26, 2013
    || Based on its recent analysis of the North American protective and marine coatings market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Hempel with the 2013 Growth Excellence Leadership Award. In 2012, Hempel exhibited double-digit revenue growth well in excess of…

  • Dow Inaugurates Northeast Technology Center Innovation Hub

    August 23, 2013
    || The Dow Chemical Company inaugurated its new Northeast Technology Center (NTC) in Collegeville, PA. A world-class, state-of-the-art 800,000 square foot facility, the NTC is a global research and development hub of modern lab and office facilities pr…

  • Sikkens Experts Satisfy Need for Speed

    August 23, 2013
    || Students at two Dutch universities who teamed up with coatings experts from AkzoNobel are attempting to smash the world speed record for a human-powered vehicle. The Human Power Team from Delft Technical University and the Free University of Amsterd…

  • BASF Investing €90 million in Shanghai

    August 23, 2013
    || BASF plans to invest about €90-million to build a world-scale plant for the production of high performance resins and electrocoat (e-coat) in Shanghai, China, to support growing demand for automotive coatings in Asia Pacific. “The continu…

  • LKQ Acquires Five UK Paint Distributors

    August 23, 2013
    ||  LKQ’s acquired distributors include Bee Bee Refinishing Supplies Halstead, JCA Coatings, Milton Keynes Paint & Equipment, Premier Paints, and Sinemaster Motor Factors. The distributors operate a total of 26 locations throughout the U.…

  • Report on the European Sealants Market

    August 23, 2013
    || IAL Consultants published its new report, Overviewof the European Sealants Market. Taking into account the 15 countries of Western Europe and eight countries of Eastern Europe, the total demand for sealants is estimated at approximately 533,860 tons…

  • Dow Inaugurates Northeast Technology Center Innovation Hub

    August 23, 2013
    || The Dow Chemical Company inaugurated its new Northeast Technology Center (NTC) in Collegeville, PA. A world-class, state-of-the-art 800,000 square foot facility, the NTC is a global research and development hub of modern lab and office facilities pr…

  • Sikkens Experts Satisfy Need for Speed

    August 23, 2013
    || Students at two Dutch universities who teamed up with coatings experts from AkzoNobel are attempting to smash the world speed record for a human-powered vehicle. The Human Power Team from Delft Technical University and the Free University of Amsterd…

  • BASF investing €90 million in Shanghai

    August 23, 2013
    || BASF plans to invest about €90-million to build a world-scale plant for the production of high performance resins and electrocoat (e-coat) in Shanghai, China, to support growing demand for automotive coatings in Asia Pacific. “The continu…

  • Brookfield Offers Two Courses

    August 22, 2013
    || Brookfield offers two hands-on courses designed to help users comprehend the functionality of their instrument and solve the mysteries of fluid behavior while creating a successful and repeatable method. Consistency is vital in the success of any pro…

  • Service King Collision Repair Centers Forms New Relationship with Axalta Coating Systems

    August 22, 2013
    || Service King Collision Repair Centers, a multi-state operator of high-quality collision repair facilities and one of the fastest growing U.S.-based collision repair companies, entered into a new relationship with Axalta Coating Systems. Axalta, forme…

  • Global Renewable Chemicals Market to Reach $66.1 Billion by 2018, Predicts GIA

    August 22, 2013
    || GIA released a comprehensive global report on Renewable Chemicals markets. Global market for Renewable Chemicals is projected to reach $66.1 billion by 2018, driven by spiraling petroleum prices, rising demand for eco-friendly products and growing f…

  • LORD Corporation to Present Paper on LORD SolderBrace™ Wafer Applied Coating at IMAPS 2013

    August 22, 2013
    || LORD Corporation - a leading supplier of thermal management materials, adhesives, pottings and encapsulants to the electronics, LED and solar industries - has announced that George Sears, senior staff scientist, will present a paper at the 2013 Inter…

  • NEI Corporation Unveils NANOMYTE SR-100EC, a Scratch Resistant Coating for Plastics

    August 22, 2013
    || NEI Corporation has introduced a transparent, micron-thick coating that provides both scratch resistance and easy-to-clean properties to surfaces. The waterborne SR-100EC coating can be applied to plastics such as polycarbonate, PMMA, PET, polyuretha…