• Enviro-Solutions Introduces ES 82

    June 1, 2010
    || ES 82 from Enviro-Solutions is a floor sealer/finish made of a blend of acrylic polymers that provides protective properties. It resists penetration of more than 30 common stains and soiling agents. Highly durable ES 82 is ideal for scrubbing and rec…

  • Muralo Introduces Breathe Save Zero VOC Primer

    June 1, 2010
    || Muralo has introduced Breathe Safe Water-based Zero VOC Interior Primer. Formulated with no harmful solvents, Muralo Breathe Safe Interior Primer seals unpainted and painted drywall, plaster and wood trim and it’s specified for space that is oc…

  • Dunn-Edwards Introduces Bloc-Rust Premium

    June 1, 2010
    || Dunn-Edwards has introduced Bloc-Rust Premium metal primer in white and red oxide that uses an advanced waterborne alkyd technology. It offers corrosion resistance and adhesion on a variety of interior and exterior ferrous and non-ferrous metal surfa…

  • AkzoNobel Powder Coatings Launches Interpon A Range

    June 1, 2010
    || AkzoNobel, the world’s leading automotive powder paint supplier has launched Interpon A, which brings together the company’s range of automotive powders into one clear and comprehensive global collection. Interpon A’s global standar…

  • Corrosion Preventative Contains no VOCs.

    June 1, 2010
    || Birchwood Casey has launched Dri Touch Non-VOC. Applied to wet or dry metal surfaces, Dri Touch Non-VOC forms colorless dry-to-touch protective film that resists atmospheric humidity and corrosion. Pale, amber liquid has 248°F flash point and fil…

  • Ace Hardware names director of marketing

    June 1, 2010
    || Ace Hardware Corp. has appointed Jeff Gooding director of consumer marketing. Gooding, who has nearly 20 years of corporate and agency communications experience, will oversee creative advertising, media buying, public relations, Acehardware.com, di…

  • Bayer MaterialScience Appoints Sales Director

    June 1, 2010
    || Bayer MaterialScience has named Xiaobin Zhong sales director, regional key accounts, Coatings, Adhesives, Specialties (CAS), North America. In this role, Zhong is responsible for the management of regional accounts and technical specialists for the c…

  • Emerald Appoints Technical Sales Manager

    June 1, 2010
    || Emerald Performance Materials has appointed Thomas Penny technical sales manager of its industrial foam control products. In his new position, Penny will be responsible for developing the strategic direction for de­foamers and driving defoamer gr…

  • Valspar Reports 2Q Results

    May 18, 2010
    || Second-quarter sales totaled $803.6 million, a 20.2 percent increase from the same period last year. Second-quarter adjusted net income per share increased 69 percent to $0.61 in 2010 from $0.36 in 2009. Second-quarter adjusted net income per share…

  • Jotun Saudia Secures KAFD Project

    May 18, 2010
    || Jotun Paints' will provide coatings for the construction of 30 buildings, the World Trade Center, and the GCC Central Bank Tower as part of the King Abdullah Financial District project in Saudi Arabia.

  • ShawCor to Provide Pipe Coatings for the Laggan-Tormore Project

    May 18, 2010
    || Shawcor wins $90 million pipe coating contract.

  • Muralo Introduces Breathe Save Zero VOC Primer

    May 18, 2010
    || Muralo has introduced Breathe Safe Water-based Zero VOC Interior Primer. Formulated with no harmful solvents, Muralo Breathe Safe Interior Primer seals unpainted and painted drywall, plaster and wood trim and it’s specified for space that is occupi…

  • Dunn-Edwards Introduces Bloc-Rust Premium

    May 18, 2010
    || Dunn-Edwards has introduced Bloc-Rust Premium metal primer in white and red oxide that uses an advanced waterborne alkyd technology. It offers corrosion resistance and adhesion on a variety of interior and exterior ferrous and non-ferrous metal su…

  • Second PPG Adventures in Technology Program Kicks Off in Greater Detroit

    Tim Wright May 11, 2010
    || PPG, Catalyst Connection partner to offer high school students real-world experience.

  • Jotun Launches 'Cool Shades Collection' for Architectural Powder Coatings

    Tim Wright May 11, 2010
    || New range uses heat reflective technology to reduce temperature of aluminium extrusions and other building components and thereby lower energy consumption costs.