• Hall Technologies Hires Technical Sales Representative

    October 5, 2010
    Richard Keeler has joined Hall Technologies Inc. as a technical sales representative. Keeler is based in the company’s Houston sales office. In his new position he is responsible for sales and service to customers in southern Texas and Louisian…

  • ASTM Approves Standard for Zirconium Treatment

    October 5, 2010
    Zirconium is used as an anti-corrosive finishing/surface treatment on metal substrates. If the coating of zirconium is too thin, then the sought-for metal property will not be achieved. Similarly, applying too thick a coat means that treatment materi…

  • PPG to Help Inaugurate Greater Philadelphia Innovation Cluster

    October 5, 2010
    PPG participated in a ceremony Sept. 27 that celebrated the awarding of $129 million in federal funds to create the Greater Philadelphia Innovation Cluster (GPIC), a five-year initiative designed to improve the energy efficiency of buildings in the U…

  • AkzoNobel and Forest Stewardship Council Form Landmark Partnership

    October 5, 2010
    AkzoNobel has underlined the im­portance of wood stewardship to its sustainability agenda by signing a landmark agreement with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). The agreement makes AkzoNobel the FSC’s first global partner outside of pro…

  • AkzoNobel, Walmart Form Partnership in the U.S.

    October 5, 2010
    AkzoNobel has been selected by Walmart to be the primary paint supplier for the retailer’s U.S. stores. The company will develop and manufacture a portfolio of interior and exterior paints for more than 3,500 Walmart stores nationwide. This agr…

  • DuPont Hosts Color Trend Show 2010 in Japan

    October 5, 2010
    DuPont Shinto Automotive Systems (DSAS), part of the DuPont Performance Coatings (DPC) business, recently introduced the latest global color trends in the DuPont Global Color Trend Show 2010. The event was hosted in the DuPont K.K Japan office in Tok…

  • BASF and SPEC MIX Combine Forces Offering High Performance Systems

    October 5, 2010
    The Wall Systems business of BASF Corporation and SPEC MIX, Inc., specializing in factory preblended construction products and silo material delivery systems, have formed a joint marketing agreement. The program enables contractors to combine the adv…

  • Lord Corp’s Krakowski Wins Technology Innovation Award

    October 5, 2010
    Frank Krakowski, Lord Corporation’s senior staff scientist for Materials and Process Development, has been selected as the winner of the 2010 Donald M. Alstadt Technology Innovation Award. Established in 2006 to recognize innovative technologic…

  • Alexseal Yacht Coatings Moves to South Carolina

    October 5, 2010
    Alexseal Yacht Coatings, the paint system manufactured by German-based Mankiewicz Gebr. and Co., moved its U.S. operations from St. Louis to Charleston, SC. Mankiewicz renovated a 24,000 square-foot building, which includes a state-of-the-art lab, pr…

  • Univar Launches New Corporate Website

    October 4, 2010
    Univar has launched a new corporate website.

  • Gaco Western Makes a Number of New Hires

    October 1, 2010
    Gaco Western has appointed Pat Hatem as vice president of operations at is manufacturing facility in Waukesha, WI. Hatem was most recently with JohnsonDiversey where she held numerous manufacturing and material leadership positions throughout her 16…

  • Niraj Agarwal Joins Datacolor

    October 1, 2010
    Datacolor, a provider of color management solutions, has appointed Niraj Agarwal director, new business development. Agarwal joins Datacolor with more than 17 years of experience developing innovative solutions for the color industry. Throughout his…

  • Air Products Elects New Director

    October 1, 2010
    Air Products has elected Chadwick Deaton to its board of directors. Deaton  currently serves as chairman and CEO of Baker Hughes, an oilfield services company, where he has worked since 2004. He began his career for the Dowell Division of Dow Ch…

  • DSM powder coating resins launches Uralac Veranda P 542

    September 15, 2010
    DSM Powder Coating Resins has expanded its portfolio of polyester resins for epoxy-free coatings with a new resin in its Uralac Veranda polyester resins range. The new Uralac Veranda P 542 features excellent flow in highly filled coatings and improve…

  • Lubrizol launches Turboset Ultra Pro

    September 15, 2010
    Lubrizol has launched Turboset Ultra Pro self-crosslinking waterborne polyurethane dispersion for use in wood coatings. A one-component product, Turboset Ultra Pro dispersion contains a polymer and crosslinker in one package and delivers all the perf…

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