• Norbert Dentressangle Supports Valspar's Entry in UK Market

    July 5, 2013
    || Valspar Corp.  has appointed Norbert Dentressangle to provide warehousing and distribution to support its expansion in the UK market, in partnership with a major DIY retailer. With more than $4 billion in sales and 10,000 employees in 30 countr…

  • AkzoNobel Coil Coatings Announces Price Increase

    July 4, 2013
    || AkzoNobel has announced a price increase on all coil coatings products for North America, effective September 1, 2013. Over the past two years, AkzoNobel has worked to off-set the impact of raw material increases through improvements in operational e…

  • Industrial Controls and Automation Packages from Ross SysCon

    July 3, 2013
    || Ross SysCon has announced that it is branching out its process control and automation services to more applications in the pharmaceutical, food, cosmetics, plastics, adhesives, chemicals, coatings, paper, energy and utilities industries. In one of it…

  • Industrial Controls and Automation Packages from Ross SysCon

    Industrial Controls and Automation Packages from Ross SysCon

    July 3, 2013
    || Ross SysCon has announced that it is branching out its process control and automation services to more applications in the pharmaceutical, food, cosmetics, plastics, adhesives, chemicals, coatings, paper, energy and utilities industries. In one of it…

  • PPG Industrial Coatings Business Expands Social Media Capabilities

    July 3, 2013
    || PPG Industries’ industrial coatings business  has expanded its social media initiative so that it can share news and interact more effectively with customers via Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Sharon Bird, PPG marketing communications ma…

  • AGC Chemicals Americas to Present Webinar on Using FEVE Resins in Industrial Coatings

    July 3, 2013
    || AGC Chemicals Americas Inc. will present a free webinar that explains the performance capabilities and advantages of LUMIFLON fluoroethylene vinyl ether (FEVE) resin, the world’s first solvent-soluble fluoropolymer. FEVE-based coatings do not r…

  • Personnel Changes at BASF

    July 2, 2013
    || The Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE has announced the following changes in the company’s leadership team: Ralph Schweens, currently Managing Director of BASF Mexicana S.A., will become President of the South America regional division b…

  • Personnel Changes at BASF

    Personnel Changes at BASF

    July 2, 2013
    || The Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE has announced the following changes in the company’s leadership team: Ralph Schweens, currently Managing Director of BASF Mexicana S.A., will become President of the South America regional division b…

  • PPG Donates $15,000 to Air Force Museum Foundation

    July 2, 2013
    || The PPG Industries Foundation has donated $15,000 to the Air Force Museum Foundation for construction of a fourth major building at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, OH. The gr…

  • Sabuco Receives Government Approval to Build World’s Largest Butanol Plant

    July 2, 2013
    || Saudi Butanol Co. has received Saudi Ministry of Commerce and Industry's approval for construction of the world’s largest butanol plant in Jubail Industrial Complex, Saudi Arabia. Sabuco is a joint venture of three leading Saudi petrochemi…

  • Sabuco Receives Government Approval to Build World’s Largest Butanol Plant

    July 2, 2013
    || Saudi Butanol Co. has received Saudi Ministry of Commerce and Industry's approval for construction of the world’s largest butanol plant in Jubail Industrial Complex, Saudi Arabia. Sabuco is a joint venture of three leading Saudi petrochemi…

  • PPG Donates $15,000 to Air Force Museum Foundation

    July 2, 2013
    || The PPG Industries Foundation has donated $15,000 to the Air Force Museum Foundation for construction of a fourth major building at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, OH. The gr…

  • BASF Increases Prices for Resins and Additives in Europe, Africa and Western Asia

    July 1, 2013
    ||  BASF will increase prices in Europe, Africa and Western Asia for Resins and Additives by 3%-10%. The price increase is necessary to offset continued high feedstock costs, transportation and energy costs.…

  • AkzoNobel to Divest German Paint Stores

    July 1, 2013
    || AkzoNobel will divest its decorative paints stores for professionals in Germany to independent wholesale distributors. The move is intended to strengthen the performance of the company’s German Decorative Paints business by focusing its activi…

  • BASF Opens New R-M Refinish Competence Center

    July 1, 2013
    || R-M, the premium automotive refinish brand, opened the new International Refinish Competence Center (RCC) in Clermont, France. It is now one of the most modern training facilities in Europe. With an investment of approx. € 2.5 million, the exten…