• PPG announces annual automotive color popularity, trend data

    October 11, 2012
     PPG Industries released its annual automotive color popularity and trend data. While white retained the leading spot as the most popular car color based on 2012 automotive build data, PPG forecasts that the overall use of color is on the rise.…

  • PPG Aerospace special effect coatings bring Virgin Atlantic Airways livery to life

    PPG Aerospace special effect coatings bring Virgin Atlantic Airways livery to life

    October 11, 2012
    Special-effect coatings by PPG Industries’ (NYSE:PPG) aerospace coatings group enabled Virgin Atlantic Airways to have the unique reflectivity and bright, vibrant color the airline’s design and engineering teams wanted for its new livery.…

  • PPG announces annual automotive color popularity, trend data

    October 11, 2012
     PPG Industries released its annual automotive color popularity and trend data. While white retained the leading spot as the most popular car color based on 2012 automotive build data, PPG forecasts that the overall use of color is on the rise.…

  • Univar strengthens EMEA presence with first Austrian office

    Univar strengthens EMEA presence with first Austrian office

    October 11, 2012
     Univar Inc., a leading global chemical distributor, announced today the opening of a new office in Vienna, Austria. Univar has been active in this market for 20 years, but this is the first time the company will have a local base, enabling it t…

  • McDonald joins Hempel oil and gas team

    McDonald joins Hempel oil and gas team

    October 11, 2012
    James McDonald, has joined the oil and gas team within Hempel Coatings as the primary engineering representative for the onshore upstream market. McDonald has spent more than a decade in the protective coatings industry, performing a variety of roles…

  • PPG Aerospace special-effect coatings bring Virgin Atlantic Airways livery to life

    October 11, 2012
    Special-effect coatings by PPG Industries’ (NYSE:PPG) aerospace coatings group enabled Virgin Atlantic Airways to have the unique reflectivity and bright, vibrant color the airline’s design and engineering teams wanted for its new livery.…

  • McDonald joins Hempel oil and gas team

    October 11, 2012
    James McDonald, has joined the oil and gas team within Hempel Coatings as the primary engineering representative for the onshore upstream market. McDonald has spent more than a decade in the protective coatings industry, performing a variety of roles…

  • Univar strengthens EMEA presence with first Austrian office

    October 11, 2012
    - Univar Inc., a leading global chemical distributor, announced today the opening of a new office in Vienna, Austria. Univar has been active in this market for 20 years, but this is the first time the company will have a local base, enabling it to wo…

  • Arborea Sun: ICA Tests its Products in the Climates of Florida and Arizona

    October 10, 2012
    In 2010, ICA, a group based in the central-Italian city of Civitanova Marche, in the province of Macerata, that is one of Europe's leading names in the manufacture and marketing of special coatings for wood, initiated the Arborea Sun project, whi…

  • 3M Rolls Out PV Anti-Soiling Coating

    October 10, 2012
    By Charles W. Thurston Diversified 3M Corp. rolled out a new roll-on aftermarket Anti-Soiling Liquid for the glass covers of flat-mounted photovoltaic solar panels that deters soiling and helps the modules yield between five percent and 10 percent m…

  • BASF releases global automotive color trend report

    October 10, 2012
    Designers from BASF Automotive Coatings have announced the results of its latest automotive color trend report. In the report, BASF color experts from North America, South America, Europe and Asia provide a forecast of the automotive colors of the fu…

  • Coatings industry mourns Steve Guntner

    October 10, 2012
    Steve Guntner, a coatings industry veteran passed away September 28 after a brief illness. Steve, 63, was well known and regarded in the coatings industry, with a career spanning more than 30 years. Steve started his career in the mixing industry wi…

  • Eastern Coatings Show website up and running

    October 10, 2012
    The Eastern Coatings Show website—www.easterncoatingsshow.com—is now up and running.  Companies interested in reserving booth space can select from three types of booths on the floor plan, complete the exhibitor form and return it as…

  • Munzing selects Ferguson Chemical

    October 10, 2012
    Munzing has selected Ferguson Chemical Innovation as its distributor for the coatings, inks, adhesives and building product markets for Canada. Ferguson has been in business since 1947 servicing the coatings, adhesives, inks, building products, rubbe…

  • SSCT issues call for papers

    October 10, 2012
    The Southern Society for Coatings Technology has issued a call for papers for its 2013 Annual Technical Conference, held April 21-24 at the Hyatt Regency in Sarasota, Florida. The SSCT is seeking educational technical presentations to improve the und…