• Sun Chemical closes the acquisition of Benda-Lutz Werke

    August 2, 2012
    Sun Chemical and its parent company, DIC, have closed the acquisition of Benda-Lutz Werke GmbH, a leading manufacturer of metallic effect products based in Austria. The acquisition allows Sun Chemical and DIC to purchase 100 percent of the shares, as…

  • AkzoNobel signs agreement to sell its share in ICI Pakistan

    July 31, 2012
    AkzoNobel has reached an agreement to sell its 75.81 percent shareholding in ICI Pakistan Limited to the Yunus Brothers Group for $152.5 million (€124.4 million). The transaction is expected to be completed towards the end of this year, once re…

  • CIN invests 12 million euros in Maia plant

    July 30, 2012
    CIN, Iberia's leading paint and varnish company, unveiled plans to invest 12 million euros in increasing the manufacturing capacity of its plant producing powder paints for the industrial sector, in Maia. “We have been turning away custome…

  • CIN invests 12 million euros in Maia plant

    July 30, 2012
    CIN, Iberia's leading paint and varnish company, unveiled plans to invest 12 million euros in increasing the manufacturing capacity of its plant producing powder paints for the industrial sector, in Maia. “We have been turning away custome…

  • BASF releases global automotive color trend report

    July 26, 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 f…

  • ShawCor to provide protective coatings for the Linea 5 Pipeline Project in Mexico

    July 26, 2012
    ShawCor Ltd. announced that its pipecoating division, Bredero Shaw, has received contracts with a value in excess of $40 million from the consortium between Dragados Offshore and Swiber Offshore Construction and from Tubacero S.A. de C.V. to provide…

  • American Coatings Association partners with U.S. Department of Commerce on export initiative

    July 25, 2012
    The American Coatings Association (ACA) recently partnered with the U.S. Commercial Service (CS), part of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, in an effort to help the country grow the number of industry compani…

  • Troy introduces new universal mar and slip additive

    July 24, 2012
    Troy Corporation has introduced the latest addition to its Z-Line of multifunctional, environmentally friendly performance additives—Troysol Z372. Z372 is a high performance universal mar and slip additive that improves the wetting of low surfa…

  • Elementis launches DAPRO DF 5800F defoamer

    July 24, 2012
    Elementis has launched DAPRO DF 5800F, an aromatic-free, general purpose defoamer used in industrial solvent-borne coatings. It is suitable for aromatic-free applications. DAPRO DF 5800F prevents foaming caused by mechanical forces during mixing, pro…

  • Momentive introduces Axilat HP8538

    July 24, 2012
    Momentive Specialty Chemicals has launched new Axilat HP8538 redispersible powder, for external insulation finishing systems. The new redispersible powder combines best-in-class performance and water resistance with an eco-friendly product profile, a…

  • Sartomer offers acrylic oligomer for UV/EB corrosion resistant and weatherable coatings

    July 24, 2012
    CN9030 is a new difunctional aliphatic urethane acrylate oligomer from Sartomer. It is designed for high-end UV/EB-cure coating applications - especially coatings for metal surfaces where resistance to yellowing and corrosion are required. CN9030 dem…

  • Evonik unveils Tego Airex 921 deaerator for UV-curable coatings

    July 24, 2012
    Evonik has launched Tego Airex 921, a deaerator that has been designed specifically for UV-curable printing inks and coatings for food packaging. The silicone-free product consists completely of raw materials compliant with the A list of Swiss Ordina…

  • Keystone bolsters product portfolio

    July 24, 2012
    Keystone has introduced a green and blue addition to its line of surfactant-based zero VOC pigment dispersions—210-415-22 NeroTint Blue and 410-407-22 NeroTint Green—formulated for the waterborne wood and concrete industries. The NeroTint…

  • Sto Corp. introduces The Architectural Color Collection

    July 24, 2012
    The Architectural Color Collection from Sto Corp. is a selection of 300 new colors with a timeless architectural feel. Developed specifically for facades, this palette features a range of warm hues, carefully selected to relate to specific coatings a…

  • Dur-A-Flex Launches New Decorative Flooring Systems

    July 24, 2012
    Dur-A-Flex, Inc., a manufacturer of commercial, industrial and institutional seamless, resinous flooring, has introduced Mica-Flex E and Mica-Flex M, as the newest in their lineup of decorative flooring systems. The new Mica-Flex systems utilize Dur-…

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