• Chemtura Expands Distribution Agreement with Azelis Americas

    January 9, 2017
    Chemtura has announced that Azelis Americas will be the sole distributor for its Great Lakes Solutions flame retardant products in the U.S. and Canada. This will encompass the complete brominated and phosphorus flame retardant product portfolios i…

  • Registration Now Open for Eastern Coatings Show 2017

    January 9, 2017
    The Eastern Coatings Federation has announced open registration for its Eastern Coatings Show (ECS), the east coast’s largest event dedicated to coatings, paints, sealants and adhesives industries. This preeminent biennial conference will be he…

  • Mexican Capacity Expansion Strengthens AkzoNobel's Global Organic Peroxides Business

    January 9, 2017
    AkzoNobel has significantly strengthened its global manufacturing footprint for organic peroxides by completing a €22 million expansion of its Los Reyes production facility in Mexico. The new facility will produce Laurox brand organic peroxid…

  • AkzoNobel Announces Share Repurchase

    January 9, 2017
    AkzoNobel has repurchased 178,000 of its own ordinary shares in the period from January 2, 2017 up to and including January 6, 2017, at an average price of €59.92 per share. The consideration of the repurchase was €10.67 million. This is…

  • Hempel Simplifies Offshore Asset Maintenance with New Coating Range

    January 9, 2017
    Two new coatings, Hempadur Quattro XO 17820 and 17870, are being introduced to increase the service life and reduce on-station maintenance requirements of offshore assets by leading worldwide coatings supplier Hempel. The new high-performance pure ep…

  • Axalta Coating Systems to Acquire Ellis Paint Company

    Axalta Coating Systems to Acquire Ellis Paint Company

    January 9, 2017
    Axalta Coating Systems  has acquired the business of Ellis Paint Company, a prominent manufacturer of industrial and automotive refinish paint in North America. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1887, Ellis Pai…

  • Honeywell Launches New Resin for Protective Coating

    January 6, 2017
    Honeywell has announced the launch of a new fluoropolymer resin designed for use in protective coating applications for infrastructure and high-value assets. Honeywell developed the resin as a superior alternative to poly-fluoroethylene vinyl ethe…

  • Speedway Children’s Charities Names PPG 'Sponsor of the Year'

    January 6, 2017
    The New Hampshire chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities (SCC) honored PPG by naming it Sponsor of the Year for 2016. The announcement was made by Chapter Director Cheryl LaPrade at SCC’s annual grant distribution ceremony at the Pal…

  • Pipe Coating Market Projected to Reach 11.63 Billion by 2020

    January 6, 2017
    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Pipe Coating Market - Global Forecasts to 2020" report to its offering. The market size of pipe coatings, in terms of value, is projected to reach USD 11.63 Billion by 2020, registe…

  • The ChemQuest Group, Inc. Appoints Dr. Sudhir Hublikar as Director

    The ChemQuest Group, Inc. Appoints Dr. Sudhir Hublikar as Director

    January 6, 2017
    The ChemQuest Group, Inc., a business strategy firm in specialty chemicals, is pleased to announce Dr. Sudhir Hublikar (formerly Vice President of Adhesives and Coatings R&D for Avery Dennison Corporation) as its Technology and Innovations Direct…

  • Evonik to Increase Prices for DEGALAN Beginning February 1

    January 6, 2017
    Evonik Resource Efficiency’s Coating & Adhesive Resins Business Line announces a min. 5% price increase for its DEGALAN general purpose grades for paint, coatings and printing inks applications. The increase will be effective from Feb. 1…

  • PPG Completes Acquisition of Romanian Paint and Coatings Manufacturer DEUTEK

    January 5, 2017
    PPG has announced that it has completed its acquisition from the Emerging Europe Accession Fund (EEAF) of DEUTEK S.A., a leading Romanian paint and architectural coatings manufacturer that reported sales of 30 million euros in 2015. Financial terms w…

  • Patrick Tasson Joins Sto Corp.

    January 5, 2017
    Sto Corp., the global provider of claddings, air barriers, coatings, and building restoration systems, has announced the appointment of Patrick S. Tasson as Sales Representative for Southern California / Western Coatings Manager effective immediately…

  • New President, Board Members Elected by RadTech

    January 5, 2017
    RadTech has announced that Lisa Fine of Joules Angstrom UV Printing Inks, is assuming the presidency of RadTech International--the nonprofit for Ultraviolet and Electron Beam (UV+EB) Technologies, for a two year term beginning January 1, 2017. Peter…

  • Solvay Sells Formulated Resins Business to ALTANA AG

    January 5, 2017
    Solvay has agreed to sell its Formulated Resins business to ALTANA AG’s ELANTAS PDG Inc. Under the agreement, Solvay’s global business unit Technology Solutions will divest the business line which generated sales of $20M (USD) in 2015. Th…