• AkzoNobel to raise production capacity in China

    October 31, 2011
    AkzoNobel said it is investing around €60 million to increase the production capacity of its automotive and aerospace coatings business in China. This investment will provide additional momentum for the company's accelerated growth strategy…

  • PPG releases architectural color trends

    October 31, 2011
    PPG has released its Paint Color Portfolio "fan deck" with 2012-2013 color trends to help architects, designers, commercial builders and building owners update, renovate or build new hotel, retail, office and health care facilities. Within…

  • Quest Specialty Coatings acquires coatings unit of Patriot Paint

    October 31, 2011
    Quest Specialty Coatings (QSC) has acquired the coatings business of Patriot Paint, Portland, Ind. Patriot Paint was founded in 1980 and is a producer of coatings systems for metal substrates. From zero VOC, anti-corrosive transportation coatings to…

  • Daimler introduces BASF's iGloss Clearcoat for its OEM coatings

    October 31, 2011
    Daimler is the first automaker to introduce BASF's new iGloss clearcoat for OEM coatings. At its plant in Bremen, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe, SLK and SL models are coated with the scratch-resistant paint. The clearcoat is the top layer of t…

  • Bayer MaterialScience sells Viverso to Nuplex Industries

    October 31, 2011
    Bayer MaterialScience AG has signed a contract for the sale of its Viverso GmbH subsidiary to Nuplex Industries Ltd., for €75 million. The company is a manufacturer of polymer resins based in New Zealand and Australia. Bayer MaterialScience will…

  • AkzoNobel to raise production capacity in China

    October 31, 2011
    AkzoNobel said it is investing around €60 million to increase the production capacity of its automotive and aerospace coatings business in China. This investment will provide additional momentum for the company's accelerated growth strategy…

  • PPG releases architectural color trends

    October 31, 2011
    PPG has released its Paint Color Portfolio "fan deck" with 2012-2013 color trends to help architects, designers, commercial builders and building owners update, renovate or build new hotel, retail, office and health care facilities. Within…

  • Quest Specialty Coatings acquires coatings unit of Patriot Paint

    October 31, 2011
    Quest Specialty Coatings (QSC) has acquired the coatings business of Patriot Paint, Portland, Ind. Patriot Paint was founded in 1980 and is a producer of coatings systems for metal substrates. From zero VOC, anti-corrosive transportation coatings to…

  • Daimler introduces BASF's iGloss Clearcoat for its OEM coatings

    October 31, 2011
    Daimler is the first automaker to introduce BASF's new iGloss clearcoat for OEM coatings. At its plant in Bremen, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe, SLK and SL models are coated with the scratch-resistant paint. The clearcoat is the top layer of t…

  • Bayer MaterialScience sells Viverso to Nuplex Industries

    October 31, 2011
    Bayer MaterialScience AG has signed a contract for the sale of its Viverso GmbH subsidiary to Nuplex Industries Ltd., for €75 million. The company is a manufacturer of polymer resins based in New Zealand and Australia. Bayer MaterialScience will…

  • Nissan teams with DuPont for new collision repair program

    October 28, 2011
    Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) launched its nationwide Nissan Certified Collision Repair Network at NACE, the International Autobody Congress and Exposition, in Orlando. The new certification program is open to both dealer-owned and independent col…

  • H.B. Fuller Adhesives earn NSF certification

    October 28, 2011
    H.B. Fuller Company, a leading global adhesives provider, has received notification from NSF International that its UR3501 A/B two part adhesive for spiral wound membrane bonding for reverse osmosis (RO) filtration has been tested and certified by NS…

  • BMT Argoss and International Paint partner to deliver measurable hull coatings performance

    October 28, 2011
    BMT Argoss and International Paint have formed a partnership designed to deliver demonstrable and transparent improvements in performance, efficiency and environmental emissions for the global shipping fleet. By deploying International…

  • Dunn-Edwards expands into Austin, Texas

    October 28, 2011
    Dunn-Edwards Paint recently arrived in Austin, Texas for the first time. The premium paint, available throughout Calif., Ariz., Nev., N.M. and West Texas, is now will be available at the Austin-based home improvement store called TreeHouse in the Wes…

  • Nissan teams with DuPont for new collision repair program

    October 28, 2011
    Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) launched its nationwide Nissan Certified Collision Repair Network at NACE, the International Autobody Congress and Exposition, in Orlando. The new certification program is open to both dealer-owned and independent col…

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