• 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…

  • Alberdingk Boley Appoints New Technical Sales Manager

    December 20, 2012
    Alberdingk Boley, Inc. has named Joe Koenig technical sales manager - Mid-South region reporting to Yasmin Sayed-Sweet, vice president sales and marketing.  Koenig has more than 15 years of experience in the coatings industry including roles in…

  • 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…

  • Alberdingk Boley Names New Technical Sales Manager

    December 20, 2012
    Alberdingk Boley, Inc. has named Joe Koenig technical sales manager - Mid-South region reporting to Yasmin Sayed-Sweet, vice president sales and marketing.  Koenig has more than 15 years of experience in the coatings industry including roles in…

  • Grace Matthews advises Spraylat Corp. on its Sale to PPG Industries

    December 19, 2012
    Grace Matthews, Inc. has announced PPG Industries has acquried Spraylat Corporation, a global producer of industrial powder and liquid coatings. Headquartered in Pelham, NY, Spraylat maintains manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe, and As…

  • AkzoNobel Wins Airbus SQIP Silver Award

    December 19, 2012
    AkzoNobel Aerospace Coatings has been recognized by Airbus Industries at their Supply Chain and Quality Improvement Program (SQIP) event 2012. As one of Airbus’ most strategic suppliers, AkzoNobel received the Silver Award for supply chain and…

  • Chromaflo Technologies Acquires Elementis Tint-Ayd Colorants Sold in EMEA Markets

    December 19, 2012
    Chromaflo Technologies Corp., an independent global supplier of advanced colorants and chemical dispersions for the paint, coatings and thermoset plastics industries concluded a purchase agreement with Elementis B.V. whereby Chromaflo Technologies B.…

  • Grace Matthews advises Spraylat Corp. on its Sale to PPG Industries

    December 19, 2012
    Grace Matthews, Inc. has announced PPG Industries has acquried Spraylat Corporation, a global producer of industrial powder and liquid coatings. Headquartered in Pelham, NY, Spraylat maintains manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe, and As…

  • AkzoNobel Wins Airbus SQIP Silver Award

    December 19, 2012
    AkzoNobel Aerospace Coatings has been recognized by Airbus Industries at their Supply Chain and Quality Improvement Program (SQIP) event 2012. As one of Airbus’ most strategic suppliers, AkzoNobel received the Silver Award for supply chain and…

  • Chromaflo Technologies Acquires Elementis Tint-Ayd Colorants Sold in EMEA Markets

    December 19, 2012
    Chromaflo Technologies Corp., an independent global supplier of advanced colorants and chemical dispersions for the paint, coatings and thermoset plastics industries concluded a purchase agreement with Elementis B.V. whereby Chromaflo Technologies B.…

  • HMG Paints Opens New Training and Innovation Center in Manchester

    December 18, 2012
    HMG Paints recently opened The Newton Centre and The Riverside Building at their manufacturing site in Collyhurst, Manchester, UK. The new facilities provide the company with a brand new center of excellence, focusing on innovation, manufacturing, de…