• PPG Makes Executive Appointments

    July 26, 2013
    PPG Industries has made several executive appointments, Frank S. Sklarsky, executive vice president, finance, will be appointed executive vice president and chief financial officer, as previously announced, and will continue to serve on PPG’s…

  • PPG Heavy-Duty Equipment Coatings Plant Starts Operation in Tianjin

    July 26, 2013
    PPG Industries recently opened a new manufacturing facility for the production of heavy-duty equipment coatings in Tianjin, China. The Tianjin site also has installed equipment to help reduce VOC emissions and preserve the local environment, the comp…

  • Solvay Novecare Names New Global Market R&D Manager for Coatings Business

    July 25, 2013
    Solvay Novecare has appointed Dr. Michael Rhodes global market R&D Manager of the Solvay Novecare Coatings Business Team. In his new position, Rhodes will develop and implement innovation strategies with both regional and global markets, as well…

  • Asahi/America Updates Website

    July 25, 2013
    Asahi/America, Inc., a manufacturer of thermoplastic fluid flow technologies, has redesigned its website, www.asahi-america.com. The new site offers engineers, designers, installers and plant managers a wealth of technical and product information enc…

  • Devoe Paint Launches New Website

    July 25, 2013
    Devoe Paint has launched a new website with intuitive navigation, inspiring graphics, easy-to-access product information and useful contractor and dealer resources. Designed to support paint contractors and independent paint retailers, 1754paint.com…

  • AkzoNobel Q2 results 2013

    July 24, 2013
    Akzo Nobel N.V.  reported a four percent decrease in revenues in the second quarter compared with the same period last year. The company reported that this was due to divestments and adverse currencies against a backdrop of continued challenging…

  • Clariant Signs Ethylene Supply Contract with OMV

    July 24, 2013
    Clariant has signed a long-term supply contract with OMV. From 2015, the Austrian oil and gas company will supply Clariant’s site in Gendorf, Germany with ethylene. This agreement will enable Clariant to source most of its requirements for this…

  • Rust-Oleum Introduces Pool Paint Product Line

    Rust-Oleum Introduces Pool Paint Product Line

    July 24, 2013
    Rust-Oleum Industrial Brands has launched several new products to increase the beauty and performance of pools and fountains. The first product is the Rust-Oleum High Performance Clean and Prep Solution.  This easy to use solution quickly remove…

  • AkzoNobel Q2 results 2013

    July 24, 2013
    Akzo Nobel N.V.  reported a four percent decrease in revenues in the second quarter compared with the same period last year. The company reported that this was due to divestments and adverse currencies against a backdrop of continued challenging…

  • Clariant Signs Ethylene Supply Contract with OMV

    July 24, 2013
    Clariant has signed a long-term supply contract with OMV. From 2015, the Austrian oil and gas company will supply Clariant’s site in Gendorf, Germany with ethylene. This agreement will enable Clariant to source most of its requirements for this…

  • Rust-Oleum Introduces Pool Paint Product Line

    July 24, 2013
    Rust-Oleum Industrial Brands has launched several new products to increase the beauty and performance of pools and fountains. The first product is the Rust-Oleum High Performance Clean and Prep Solution.  This easy to use solution quickly remove…

  • BASF to Sell German Subsidiary for Wall Systems to ROCKWOOL

    July 23, 2013
    BASF has signed a contract with ROCKWOOL to sell BASF Wall Systems GmbH & Co. KG. The transaction comprises the German wall systems subsidiary including the Marktredwitz, Germany site. Currently, approximately 200 employees are working for the co…

  • PPG Delivers Record Second Quarter Results

    July 23, 2013
    PPG Industries reported record second quarter net sales in 2013 of $4.1 billion, up 16 percent versus the prior year. Second quarter 2013 reported net income from continuing operations was $341 million, or $2.35 per diluted share. Adjusted net income…

  • Elevance-Wilmar Joint Venture Produces Renewable Performance Specialty Chemicals, Olefins and Oleochemicals

    July 23, 2013
    Wilmar International Limited, one of Asia’s leading agribusinesses, and Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc., a high-growth specialty chemicals company,  have begun shipping commercial products, including novel specialty chemicals, to custome…

  • PPG Delivers Record Second Quarter Results

    July 23, 2013
    PPG Industries reported record second quarter net sales in 2013 of $4.1 billion, up 16 percent versus the prior year. Second quarter 2013 reported net income from continuing operations was $341 million, or $2.35 per diluted share. Adjusted net income…

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