• Lubrizol to Participate at Western Coatings Symposium

    August 25, 2015
    || The Lubrizol Corporation's Performance Coatings business announces plans to participate at the Western Coatings Symposium which takes place October 25-28, 2015 in Las Vegas. Lubrizol experts will deliver three technical presentations at the sy…

  • National Paint Industries Purchases General Coatings Technologies

    August 25, 2015
    || National Paint Industries of North Brunswick, New Jersy has acquired General Coatings Technologies located Brooklyn, New York.  General Coatings is a manufacturer of paints and coatings serving the architectural and commercial maintenance market…

  • Oxea Launches Biocide Quality n-Propanol

    August 25, 2015
    || Oxea announced the launch of the new product n-Propanol (Biocide Quality). It is designed for manufacturers who require base materials that meet the most recent requirement of the European legislation for biocidal products, the Biocidal Products Regu…

  • U.S. Mayors Step Up As Key Advocates for Climate Change Action During UN Conference in Paris

    August 24, 2015
    ||  A coalition of U.S. mayors and city officials announced that they will join the UN Conference of Parties (COP) meeting in Paris in December to showcase their cities’ climate leadership and call for an ambitious international agreement tha…

  • Accessa Coatings Solutions Enters Chicago Market

    August 24, 2015
    || Accessa Coatings Solutions is now serving Chicago-area customers. In an agreement with Chicagoland Finishing Materials, Indianapolis-based Accessa Coatings Solutions will use CFM’s operations to provide local service to Accessa’s Chicago-…

  • Chromaflo Releases a “Cool” New Video

    August 24, 2015
    || Chromaflo Technologies, one of the leading independent global suppliers of colorant systems, chemical and pigment dispersions, has recently released a video describing its Infrared Reflective Technology and how can benefit end users. The video exp…

  • Sherwin-Williams Hires 20-Year Veteran for Bridge and Highway Market

    August 24, 2015
    || Sherwin-Williams Protective and Marine Coatings has hired 20-year industry veteran Derrick Castle to lead project development work for the bridge and highway market. As a project development manager, Castle will assist in directing the development an…

  • Orion Announces Specialty Carbon Black Price Increases

    August 24, 2015
    || Orion Engineered Carbons has announced price increases of up to 8% on its Specialty Carbon Blacks effective October 1st, 2015. When announcing the increase, the company said: "These price increases will allow Orion to maintain the service lev…

  • Union Colours Forms Indian Entity: UC Pigments (India) Private Limited

    August 24, 2015
    || Union Colours - the international division of Longyu Pigments & Chemicals Corporation, the largest pigment producer in China - has continued to expand activities in India, both as a supplier of organic pigments from their Chinese and South Africa…

  • ACA Seeks Nominations for its 2016 Mattiello Memorial Lecture Award

    August 24, 2015
    || The American Coatings Association (ACA) is seeking nominations for the Joseph J. Mattiello Lecture Award. The lecture and award will be presented at the American Coatings Conference, April 11-13, 2016 in Indianapolis, Ind. Nominations must be receive…

  • ACA Industry Expected to Approach $25 Billion in 2019

    August 21, 2015
    || The American Coatings Association (ACA) is pleased to announce the publication and availability of its ACA Industry Market Analysis, 9th Edition (2014-2019). This leading market study profiles the performance of the coatings industry’s 19 marke…

  • Sika Corp’s Whelan Named Chair of CEIR

    August 21, 2015
    || Brian Whelan, executive vice president of Sika Corporation – Roofing and Flooring, recently was named chair of the newly-elected board of directors for the Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing (CEIR). Whelan, along with the three o…

  • Valspar Declares Quarterly Dividend

    August 21, 2015
    || The Valspar Corporation announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.30 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable on September 15, 2015, to shareholders of record on September 1, 2015.…

  • BASF Opens R M Refinish Competence Center in Vietnam

    August 21, 2015
    || MT Paint Chemical Production and Trading Co., Ltd., BASF’s exclusive importer for R-M products, has opened its second Refinish Competence Center (RCC) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. This new training facility, with a total area of 800 square met…

  • BASF Receives ‘Supplier Excellence’ Award from Behr Paint

    August 21, 2015
    ||  BASF in conjunction with HORN, its extender distributor in the western region of the United States, received the 2014 Supplier Excellence award from Behr Paint, one of the largest suppliers of architectural paint and exterior wood care products…

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