• 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…

  • Sherwin-Williams to Acquire Comex

    December 20, 2012
    The Sherwin-Williams Company announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Consorcio Comex, S.A. de C.V., a leader in the paint and coatings market in Mexico with headquarters in Mexico City.  Sherwin-Williams will pay approximately…

  • New PPG Brochure Highlights Pretreatment and Engineered Products

    December 20, 2012
    PPG Industries’  industrial coatings busness has published a new brochure detailing its complete range of pretreatment and engineered products for protecting metal in automobiles, appliances, consumer electronics and industrial products.…

  • painstanbul: Successful paint and coatings event

    December 20, 2012
    The leading Turkish paint and coatings event, paintistanbul 2012, was held at the WOW Hotel and Convention Center September 13-15 for the CNR Expo Fair Center in Istanbul, Turkey. Attracting approximately 10,000 overall participants, the exhibition s…

  • International Paint’s Interchar 1120 Acrylic Intumescent Fireproofing Now Available in Canada

    December 20, 2012
    International Paint, has announced that Interchar 1120, a fully VOC-compliant, thin-film waterborne acrylic intumescent coating, is now available in Canada. Interchar 1120 is part of the Firesthetics family of fireproofing technologies introduced by…

  • 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…

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