• AkzoNobel reports strong fourth quarter results

    March 11, 2011
    AkzoNobel reported a revenue increase of 12 percent for the year 2010 to €14.6 billion. EBITDA increased 16 percent to €1,964 million, with EBITDA margins up at 13.4 percent. Total 2010 net income increased 165 percent to €754 million.…

  • RPM reports fiscal 2011 second-quarter results

    March 11, 2011
    RPM International Inc. reported that on a pro-forma basis, improvements were realized in net sales, net income and earnings per share for its fiscal 2011 second quarter ended November 30, 2010. Prior-year pro-forma results assume that the deconsolida…

  • Valspar reports weak results for first-quarter

    March 11, 2011
    The Valspar Corporation reported its results for the first-quarter ended January 28, 2011. First-quarter sales totaled $842.4 million, a 25.3 percent increase from the first quarter of 2010. Net income for the first quarter was down to $33.4 million…

  • Sherwin-Williams reports fourth quarter results

    March 11, 2011
    The Sherwin-Williams Company released its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2010. Compared to the same periods in 2009, consolidated net sales increased $296.8 million, or 18.6 percent, to $1.90 billion in the quart…

  • Jotun Paints launches Jotashield Extreme in the UAE

    March 11, 2011
    Jotun Paints has launched Jotashield Extreme, an exterior paint product, in the UAE in response to the growing demand for heat-reflective and eco-friendly paints in the country. Jotashield Extreme uses a revolutionary pigment and binder technology th…

  • Diamond Vogel introduces updated lineup of primers

    March 11, 2011
    Diamond Vogel Paint has introduced updated versions of its Acryl Prime, Mil Max and Pro Max primer product lines. The products are reported to offer fast recoat times and meet the requirements for U.S. Green Building Council LEED projects. The Acryl…

  • Fire coating boasts two-hour protection

    March 11, 2011
    Fire protection coatings manufacturer Leighs Paints has developed what it touts as a “one-product solution” that provides fire protection for up to 120 minutes. Two new coatings—Firetex FX1002 for onsite application and Firetex FX20…

  • Interpon M1000 – AA0037 approved for CARC military applications

    March 11, 2011
    AkzoNobel, the world’s largest powder coating manufacturer, has a long history in the military market supplying products through its Aerospace division. The company’s powder coating division has now developed Interpon M1000 – AA0037…

  • Valspar introduces Anti-Rust Armor

    March 11, 2011
    Valspar’s new Anti-Rust Armor is designed to deliver protection against rust, provide a smooth finish with high performance and durability. Anti-Rust Armor is available in an aerosol spray and quart, gallon and five gallon sizes, and comes in a…

  • Lubricious coating technology from Bayer MaterialScience LLC can be applied to inner lumens of catheters

    March 11, 2011
    Bayer MaterialScience LLC has expanded the application of its Baymedix CL 100, a lubricious surface treatment for medical devices, to include the inner lumens of catheter-based devices. Bayer has demonstrated successful modification of the inner lume…

  • Honeywell introduces Solarc RPV for solar panels

    March 11, 2011
    Honeywell Electronic Materials has expanded its line of Solarc anti-reflective coating materials to include a new formulation that allows for easier application and less material usage. The new product, called Honeywell Solarc RPV, is specifically de…

  • Biocoat launches HydroSleek hydrophilic coating

    March 11, 2011
    Biocoat, Inc., has introduced HydroSleek, the newest member of the Hydak product line. Hydak HydroSleek coatings are based on a high molecular weight hyaluronic acid (HA). This technology has applications among a range of fields including ophthalmolo…

  • New Rust-Oleum Countertop Transformations DIY coating system

    March 11, 2011
    Rust-Oleum has introduced Countertop Transformations, do-it-yourself (DIY) decorative coating system that can replicate the look of sought-after countertop materials like natural stone. The coating system eliminates the need to hire a contractor and…

  • Seal-Krete’s New Line of High Performance Flooring Systems

    March 11, 2011
    Seal-Krete has introduced a new line of High Performance Flooring Systems for industrial, commercial and residential applications.  With three seamless concrete coating systems to choose from—Poly-Shell, Epoxy-Shell and Dura-Shell—us…

  • Muralo Paint launches the “Michelle Winick Color Collection”

    March 9, 2011
    The “Michelle Winick Color Collection” is a new line launched by the Muralo Paint Company. The new line was created to work exclusively with Muralo's Ultra Ceramic Waterborne interior finishes. This collection of colors is designed to…

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