• Evonik Releases Environmental Impact Study on Degaroute Reaction Resin

    December 21, 2012
    || Tiny glass beads embedded in the road marking material reflect the light from headlights in dark or wet conditions. This is why the markings are still so easy to see in the dark, the fog and the rain. Thanks to their structure, the lines and surfaces…

  • Heraeus Noblelight acquires the Fusion UV Business Group

    December 21, 2012
    || Heraeus Noblelight, business group of the German based precious metal and technology group Heraeus, is acquiring the Fusion UV business group, headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland, from British manufacturer Spectris. The acquisition is subject to…

  • Evonik Releases Environmental Impact Study on Degaroute Reaction Resin

    December 21, 2012
    || Tiny glass beads embedded in the road marking material reflect the light from headlights in dark or wet conditions. This is why the markings are still so easy to see in the dark, the fog and the rain. Thanks to their structure, the lines and surfaces…

  • Heraeus Noblelight Acquires the Fusion UV Business Group

    December 21, 2012
    || Heraeus Noblelight, business group of the German based precious metal and technology group Heraeus, is acquiring the Fusion UV business group, headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland, from British manufacturer Spectris. The acquisition is subject to…

  • Troy Exhibit Brings Value to China Coat 2012 Visitors

    December 21, 2012
    || Troy Corporation’s exhibit at China Coat 2012 in Guangzhou, China from November 28-30th highlighted how Troy can help Asia-Pacific customers reach performance and cost targets through exceptional technical service and use of advanced, high-perf…

  • PPG Completes Acquisition of Spraylat

    December 20, 2012
    || PPG Industries has completed its previously announced acquisition of certain assets of Spraylat Corp., a privately-owned industrial coatings company based in Pelham, NY. Financial terms were not disclosed. The acquisition furthers the capabilities o…

  • Sherwin-Williams to Acquire Comex

    December 20, 2012
    || The Sherwin-Williams Company announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Consorcio Comex, S.A. de C.V., a leader in the paint and coatings market in Mexico with headquarters in Mexico City.  Sherwin-Williams will pay approximately…

  • New PPG Brochure Highlights Pretreatment and Engineered Products

    December 20, 2012
    || PPG Industries’  industrial coatings busness has published a new brochure detailing its complete range of pretreatment and engineered products for protecting metal in automobiles, appliances, consumer electronics and industrial products.…

  • painstanbul: Successful paint and coatings event

    December 20, 2012
    || The leading Turkish paint and coatings event, paintistanbul 2012, was held at the WOW Hotel and Convention Center September 13-15 for the CNR Expo Fair Center in Istanbul, Turkey. Attracting approximately 10,000 overall participants, the exhibition s…

  • International Paint’s Interchar 1120 Acrylic Intumescent Fireproofing Now Available in Canada

    December 20, 2012
    || International Paint, has announced that Interchar 1120, a fully VOC-compliant, thin-film waterborne acrylic intumescent coating, is now available in Canada. Interchar 1120 is part of the Firesthetics family of fireproofing technologies introduced by…

  • BASF Sells Capcure Business,to Gabriel Performance Products, LLC

    December 20, 2012
    || BASF and Gabriel Performance Products, LLC, a U.S. based specialty chemical company, signed a contract to transfer the BASF Capcure business to Gabriel Performance Products. Capcure mercaptan-based curatives are used in epoxy curing applications tha…

  • BASF Opens Dispersions Plant in Huizhou

    December 20, 2012
    || BASF inaugurated its new dispersions plant in Daya Bay Petrochemical Industrial Park in Huizhou, China. The new plant will produce styrene butadiene (XSB) dispersions and styrene acrylic (SA) dispersions. XSB dispersions are mainly used as coating bi…

  • BASF Polyurethane Opens Applications Technology Center Near St. Petersburg, Russia

    December 20, 2012
    || BASF opened its first Russian applications technology center for polyurethane systems in Vsevolozhsk, near St. Petersburg. Like the System House in Nishnekamsk, which went into operation in 2000, this site will also be a part of the BASF joint ventur…

  • BASF Opens PU System House in China

    December 20, 2012
    || BASF has opened a new polyurethane system house in Tianj, China, which will further expand its global service and production network. The new facility will deliver customized polyurethane solutions to its customers, supported by local production, in-…

  • PPG Completes Acquisition of Spraylat

    December 20, 2012
    || PPG Industries has completed its previously announced acquisition of certain assets of Spraylat Corp., a privately-owned industrial coatings company based in Pelham, NY. Financial terms were not disclosed. The acquisition furthers the capabilities o…