• Dürr installs a total of 155 painting robots at Volkswagen in Bratislava

    July 16, 2012
    Machinery and plant engineer Dürr has installed a total of 155 painting and application robots at VW in Bratislava in 2011 and 2012. Forty-five robots are for a new paint shop at the Slovakian auto plant. Dürr has installed another 110 robo…

  • The R-M Refinish Competence Center in Clermont to undergo redesign

    July 16, 2012
    R-M, a premium brand in the automotive refinish industry, is restructuring the Refinish Competence Center in Clermont, France. The European training center in Clermont is known as the home of R-M. The premium paint brand’s international color l…

  • Dürr installs a total of 155 painting robots at Volkswagen in Bratislava

    July 16, 2012
    Machinery and plant engineer Dürr has installed a total of 155 painting and application robots at VW in Bratislava in 2011 and 2012. Forty-five robots are for a new paint shop at the Slovakian auto plant. Dürr has installed another 110 robo…

  • The R-M Refinish Competence Center in Clermont to undergo redesign

    July 16, 2012
    R-M, a premium brand in the automotive refinish industry, is restructuring the Refinish Competence Center in Clermont, France. The European training center in Clermont is known as the home of R-M. The premium paint brand’s international color l…

  • BYK Additives & Instruments honors international project team with the BYK Advance innovation award

    July 16, 2012
    Regenerative, biodegradable, wax-like properties, and versatility—these were the key aspects that fundamentally convinced the team of jurors of the innovative strength of Ceraflour 1000. The BYK additive is formed with the aid of bacteria. It o…

  • Wacker honors researchers for novel dispersions

    July 12, 2012
    Wacker Chemie AG bestowed this year’s Alexander Wacker Innovation Award on Christian Daniels, John Boylan and Bruce Gruber. The Wacker researchers have developed two novel dispersions based on vinyl acetate-ethylene copolymers. These kinds of d…

  • Heubach opens a production plant for pigments

    July 12, 2012
    Heubach officially opened a new production plant for pigment preparations in Langelsheim, Germany. The building comprises a total area of 2,300 square meters. On an area of 1,500 square meters, universal and water-based colorants will be produced wit…

  • Ceresana analyzes the adhesives market

    July 12, 2012
    During their development, adhesives have gained a strong position in more and more production processes. There is hardly any product in our surroundings that does not contain at least one adhesive - be it the label on a beverage bottle, the protectiv…

  • Wacker honors researchers for novel dispersions

    Wacker honors researchers for novel dispersions

    July 12, 2012
    Wacker Chemie AG bestowed this year’s Alexander Wacker Innovation Award on Christian Daniels, John Boylan and Bruce Gruber. The Wacker researchers have developed two novel dispersions based on vinyl acetate-ethylene copolymers. These kinds of d…

  • Heubach opens a production plant for pigments

    July 12, 2012
    Heubach officially opened a new production plant for pigment preparations in Langelsheim, Germany. The building comprises a total area of 2,300 square meters. On an area of 1,500 square meters, universal and water-based colorants will be produced wit…

  • Hempel acquires Blome International

    Hempel acquires Blome International

    July 12, 2012
    Danish-based Hempel has acquired protective linings and coatings manufacturer Blome International of O'Fallon, Mo., through its U.S.-based affiliate, Hempel (USA), Inc. The deal is in line with Hempel's plan to significantly grow its protecti…

  • ACA names Frank Sullivan and Sandra Berg as new board members

    July 12, 2012
    The American Coatings Association (ACA) has elected two new officers to its board of directors. Frank Sullivan, chairman and CEO of RPM International Inc. will serve as chairman and Sandra Berg, president and CEO of Ellis Paint will serve as vice cha…

  • ACA names Frank Sullivan and Sandra Berg as new board members

    July 12, 2012
    The American Coatings Association (ACA) has elected two new officers to its board of directors. Frank Sullivan, chairman and CEO of RPM International Inc. will serve as chairman and Sandra Berg, president and CEO of Ellis Paint will serve as vice cha…

  • Hempel acquires Blome International

    July 12, 2012
    Danish-based Hempel has acquired protective linings and coatings manufacturer Blome International of O'Fallon, Mo., through its U.S.-based affiliate, Hempel (USA), Inc. The deal is in line with Hempel's plan to significantly grow its protecti…

  • Jotun opens a state-of-the-art powder coatings factory in China

    Jotun opens a state-of-the-art powder coatings factory in China

    July 11, 2012
    Jotun, one of the world’s leading producers and distributors of paints, coatings, and powder coatings, has revealed the opening of its new state-of-the-art powder coatings factory and regional research and development (R&D) facility in Chin…

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