• Dates Set, Judges Named for Benjamin Moore Hue Awards

    May 8, 2013
    Benjamin Moore has issued its Hue Awards Call for Entries. The competition, now in its 6th year, recognizes exceptional use of color in architecture and interior design, and will begin accepting submissions April 15, 2013, with a July 12th deadline.…

  • Hemp Shield Appoints Kendall Marketing Service to Lead Product’s National Rollout

    May 8, 2013
    Hemp Shield, an Oregon-based manufacturer of wood stain and sealers has announced the appointment of Kendall Marketing Services for the product’s national marketing rollout of a “new generation” of stains and sealers. KMS will provi…

  • Bayer MaterialScience to Sell Polyester Resins Businesses to Stepan Company

    May 8, 2013
    Bayer MaterialScience LLC has agreed to sell its global powder polyester resins business and its U.S.-based liquid polyester resins merchant business to Stepan Company of Northfield, IL. The sale is scheduled to be completed by June 1. Financial term…

  • Dusatec, Inc. Acquires Product Lines from Buhler AG

    May 8, 2013
    Effective Jan. 1, 2013, Dusatec, Inc. announces the purchase of the entire lines of TURBULENT mixers, reactors/dryers, Superflushers, both of batch and continuous designs, and the GELIMAT thermo kinetic compounding machines, both of batch and semi-…

  • BASF Launches Cementitious Urethane Flooring Topcoat in U.S. and Canada

    May 8, 2013
     BASF has launched UCRETE DP topcoat in the U.S. and Canada. The addition of this cementitious urethane topcoat product completes the UCRETE system portfolio in North America. Functioning as a lock coat for UCRETE HP broadcast system, UCRETE DP…

  • Pantone and Valspar Paint Launch New PANTONE UNIVERSE Paint Collection

    May 8, 2013
    Pantone, an X-Rite company, and Valspar Paint have launched the PANTONE UNIVERSE Paint Collection by Valspar. Available exclusively at Lowe's stores nationwide, this new paint collection helps customers choose paint colors with confidence by prov…

  • Resinate Partners with Canadian Distributor CCC

    May 7, 2013
    Resinate Materials Group, Inc. has entered into a distribution agreement with CCC Chemicals for its Resinate brand resins.  CCC, a Canadian chemical product and services company, will represent Resinate and its products in Canada. CCC will help…

  • Behr Introduces Marquee Exterior Paint and Primer

    May 7, 2013
    Developed for painters who want the very best exterior paint for their home, Behr Marquee Exterior Paint and Primer is Behr’s most advanced paint and primer, delivering exceptional dirt resistance and advanced fade protection, according to the…

  • BASF Joins Habitat for Humanity

    May 7, 2013
    BASF employee volunteers joined Morris Habitat for Humanity recently to build homes for three families in Madison, New Jersey. More than 30 BASF employees worked on various aspects of construction, installing roofs, exterior walls and exterior frames…

  • Behr Introduces Marquee Exterior Paint and Primer

    May 7, 2013
    Developed for painters who want the very best exterior paint for their home, Behr Marquee Exterior Paint and Primer is Behr’s most advanced paint and primer, delivering exceptional dirt resistance and advanced fade protection, according to the…

  • BASF Receives European Water Stewardship Certificate

    May 7, 2013
    BASF is the first chemical company to achieve gold-level certification according to the European Water Stewardship (EWS) standard for its production site in Tarragona, Spain. In order to attain this certificate, auditors of third party certification…

  • BASF Joins Habitat for Humanity

    May 7, 2013
    BASF employee volunteers joined Morris Habitat for Humanity recently to build homes for three families in Madison, New Jersey. More than 30 BASF employees worked on various aspects of construction, installing roofs, exterior walls and exterior frames…

  • Brandt Appointed New CEO of CPS Color

    May 6, 2013
    Kaj Brandt has been appointed the new CEO of CPS Color. He takes over from Henrik Lif and will start his new position on June 1st, 2013. Kaj Brandt has extensive experience in the paint and coatings industry. Most recently he served as general manag…

  • Arsenal Acquires Arnco

    May 6, 2013
    Arsenal Capital Partners has acquired Arnco, one of the world’s largest suppliers of polyurethane products.  Arnco is the first acquisition of Arsenal under the umbrella of Dash Multi-Corp., a platform portfolio company focusing on the spe…

  • Thai Paint Maker Beger to Build Factory in Indonesia

    May 6, 2013
    Beger Company, a Thai maker and distributor of wood coatings and industrial paint products, plans to set up its first foreign plant in Indonesia in the next five years to tap demand there. Vice-president Worawat Chaiyosburana said the company is stu…