• Koda names new president and CEO

    August 15, 2012
    || Koda Distribution Group has appointed Frank Bergonzi president and chief executive officer. Robert Spadoni, Koda’s current chief executive officer, will continue as a board member and maintain an active role in directing Koda’s strategy.…

  • Archway Sales announces new hire

    August 15, 2012
    || Shane Leatherman has joined Archway Sales, Inc.  He is a Cincinnati warehouseman and will report to Matt Ahlers.…

  • ACA names Frank Sullivan and Sandra Berg as new board members

    August 15, 2012
    || The American Coatings Association (ACA) has elected two new officers to its board of directors. Frank Sullivan, chairman and CEO of RPM International Inc. will serve as chairman and Sandra Berg, president and CEO of Ellis Paint will serve as vice cha…

  • Chromaflo Technologies appoints coatings product development specialist

    August 15, 2012
    || Chromaflo Technologies, an independent global supplier of advanced colorants and chemical dispersions for the paint, coatings and thermoset plastics industry, has appointed Steve Shaklee as product development specialist, reporting to Selby Brannon,…

  • Matt Docherty joins Hero Products Group

    August 15, 2012
    || Hero Products Group, a division of I.C.T.C. Holdings Corporation has appointed Matt Docherty as vice president of sales, North America. Docherty provides Hero with over 25 years of industry sales management experience. His efforts will be focused on…

  • Resinate adds Daniel Seyer to lead research and development program

    August 15, 2012
    || Resinate Materials Group, Inc., a provider of custom resins and technology for the coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers industries, has added Daniel Seyer to its management team. Seyer will serve as vice president and director of research and…

  • Spectrum Press launches Colour Critical offset production process

    August 15, 2012
    || Singapore-based Spectrum Press International, which prints color cards for coatings manufacturers, has introduced Colour Critical, an alternative and cost efficient offset production process for the paint industry. Together with the latest offset equ…

  • BASF expands automotive coatings production in Shanghai

    August 15, 2012
    || BASF Shanghai Coatings Company Limited is investing in a new basecoat plant at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park in Shanghai, China. The new plant will increase the company's local production capacity for basecoat by 13,500 tons per year. Basec…

  • McCain expands powder coating operations

    August 15, 2012
    || McCain Manufacturing, the outsource manufacturing division of McCain Inc., announced the expansion of its North American powder coating operations. Housed at McCain's 100,000-square-foot, LEED-certified manufacturing facility in Vista, California…

  • PPG Atlanta application support center earns Northrop Grumman supplier award

    August 14, 2012
    || The Atlanta application support center operated by PPG Industries’ aerospace business has been recognized by Northrop Grumman Corp. as a 2011 Platinum Source Preferred supplier for quality and performance in providing coatings, sealants and val…

  • PPG Atlanta application support center earns Northrop Grumman supplier award

    August 14, 2012
    || The Atlanta application support center operated by PPG Industries’ aerospace business has been recognized by Northrop Grumman Corp. as a 2011 Platinum Source Preferred supplier for quality and performance in providing coatings, sealants and val…

  • H.B. Fuller completes sale of its paints business to Pintuco

    August 8, 2012
    || H.B. Fuller Company has completed the sale of its Central America paints business to Compania Global de Pinturas S.A., (Pintuco), a company of Grupo Mundial, for $120 million. The paints business has a leading market position in Central America with…

  • Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings launches new website

    August 8, 2012
    || Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings has launched a new website to assist aircraft coatings specifiers, influencers and users. It can be accessed by clicking on www.swaerospace.com. The new website is one of the most detailed in the aircraft coatings…

  • H.B. Fuller completes sale of its paints business for Pintuco

    August 8, 2012
    || H.B. Fuller Company has completed the sale of its Central America paints business to Compania Global de Pinturas S.A., (Pintuco), a company of Grupo Mundial, for $120 million. The paints business has a leading market position in Central America with…

  • Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings launches new website

    August 8, 2012
    || Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings has launched a new website to assist aircraft coatings specifiers, influencers and users. It can be accessed by clicking on www.swaerospace.com. The new website is one of the most detailed in the aircraft coatings…