• RPM Acquires Citadel Floor Coatings Business

    January 22, 2014
    RPM International Inc.'s Rust-Oleum Group has acquired Citadel Restoration and Repair, Inc., a producer and marketer of premium concrete and wood deck floor coatings for both the professional contractor and do-it-yourself (DIY) markets.  Bas…

  • PPG to Sponsor 61st Annual Progressive Architecture Awards Ceremony

    January 22, 2014
     PPG Industries will sponsor the 61st annual Progressive Architecture Awards (P/A Awards) ceremony, Feb. 20 at The Modern at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The P/A Awards, initiated in 1954 by the editors of "Progressive Architectur…

  • American Galvanizers Association Releases App

    January 21, 2014
    The American Galvanizers Association (AGA) has released a comprehensive app to aid in the inspection of hot-dip galvanized steel.  The app is available for purchase for $4.99 in both the Apple and Google Play stores.  The app is a visual g…

  • BASF Opens First Ultrason Plant Outside of Germany

    January 21, 2014
    BASF recently inaugurated a new plant in Yeosu, Korea to strengthen the supply of Ultrason polyarylsulfone, one of the company’s high performance thermoplastics. The new plant, with an annual production capacity of 6,000 metric tons, will bette…

  • Wagner's New Colorselect X Offers Powder Color Changes

    January 21, 2014
    The new ColorSelect X from Wagner Industrial Solutions is designed for the quickest powder color change while providing the least potential for cross contamination and powder loss. Wagner ColorSelect X incorporates a simple, robust pneumatic control…

  • BASF Named one of China’s Top Employers for Fourth Consecutive Year

    January 21, 2014
    For the fourth consecutive year, BASF, the world’s leading chemical company, has been named one of China’s Top Employers. This prestigious award recognizes BASF’s continuous achievements in human resources (HR) management and people…

  • PPG PMC Awarded Contract Renewal with U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command

    January 21, 2014
    PPG Industries’ protective and marine coatings (PMC) business was awarded a five-year contract by the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command (MSC) to continue providing coatings, solvents and technical services to its global fleet of 110 sh…

  • Project Restarts Strengthen U.S. Industrial Sector

    January 21, 2014
    As project activity and spending continue to increase in many U.S. industrial sectors, Industrial Info is tracking approximately 580 projects in the U.S. worth $140 billion that were previously canceled or placed on hold that have returned to an act…

  • BASF Invests Approximately €7 million in the Resin Production at its Münster Site

    January 21, 2014
    BASF is investing around €7 million to expand and optimize the resin production at its Münster site. Resin is an important intermediate for the production of all paint materials. The capacity expansion supports the company’s plans for…

  • 2014 Powder Coatings Show Issues Call for Papers

    January 21, 2014
    The 2014 Powder Coating Show will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana, September 16-18. The event attracts more than 1,200 attendees and provides more than 40 hours of presentations, with more than 100 exhibitors. The Powder Coatings Institute is seeki…

  • 2014 Preliminary Attendee List Available for Waterborne Symposium

    January 20, 2014
    AVAILABLE ON REQUEST: 
The preliminary registration list (as of 01-15-2014) is now available on request. Please email  waterborne@usm.edu for a copy. Preliminary outlook for 2014: •         &n…

  • Fujifilm Unveils New Corporate Slogan

    January 20, 2014
    To celebrate the 80th anniversary of its original founding, FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation has created on a new corporate slogan, “Value from Innovation.” Beginning this month, the Fujifilm Group will adopt the slogan for its global operat…

  • Powder Coatings Institute to Hold Webinar Feb. 6

    January 20, 2014
    The Powder Coatings Institute is Hosting a Webiner Topic: Pretreatment Options February 6, 2014 10:00 am - 11:00 am (Central) Cost: PCI Member: $75; Non-Member: $125 Webinar Details: A high-quality metal pretreatment (surface preparation) combin…

  • Asian Paints Releases Third Quarter Results

    January 20, 2014
    Asian Piants Ltd. has released their financial results for the quarter and nine months ended December 31, 2013. "The decorative paints business in India did well considering the challenging and uncertain macro environment," said K.B.S. Ana…

  • Easterby Trailers Chooses HMG Paints

    Easterby Trailers Chooses HMG Paints

    January 20, 2014
    Easterby Trailers has worked closely with coatings specialists from HMG Paints Ltd. and Supertune Automotive Ltd to produce a special, eye-catching, 12-ton trailer for the LAMMA Show, the UK's leading farm machinery equipment and service show. T…

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