• Home Products, Columbia Paint form alliance

    Tim Wright May 27, 2009
    || Sashco Log Home Products has expanded its alliance with Columbia Paint and Coatings.

  • BASF redefines partnership with FinishMaster

    Tim Wright May 22, 2009
    || BASF Automotive Refinish U.S. has re-defined an element of its relationship with fulfillment partner, FinishMaster, to include e-commerce.

  • Architect survey highlights ‘green’ product attributes, overseas growth markets

    Tim Wright May 21, 2009
    || Architects say durability is the most important attribute for a "green" building product, according to a new industry survey commissioned by PPG Industries.

  • Benjamin Moore helping retailers customize web sites

    Tim Wright May 20, 2009
    || Benjamin Moore is supporting its national retailer network with the North American rollout of a service to create a store’s customized web site.

  • Tikkurila has acquired rest of shares in its industrial coatings companies in Russia

    Tim Wright May 18, 2009
    || Tikkurila has acquired the remaining 30% of the shares in two St Petersburg-based paint companies from their founders and previous management.

  • International Coatings expands contract manufacturing capacity

    Tim Wright May 13, 2009
    || International Coatings Company, a southern California-based plastics, coatings and adhesives compounder and custom formulator, has recently expanded its manufacturing capacity in order to broaden its contract manufacturing capabilities and services to mor

  • China leads Asian coating biocides growth

    Tim Wright May 13, 2009
    || According to the consulting firm Kusumgar, Nerlfi & Growney, coating biocide consumption in Asia totaled approximately 30 million pounds, as supplied, worth $174 million in 2008.

  • DAP honored with Golden Hammer Committee Choice Award

    Tim Wright May 13, 2009
    || DAP Products Inc. was awarded the “Committee Choice Award” for category management at the 25th Annual Golden Hammer Awards in Las Vegas on Tuesday, May 5, 2009.

  • RPM's sales down 13% in third

    May 12, 2009
    || RPM’s net sales of $635.4 million were down 13.2% from the $731.8 million reported a year ago. The net loss for the third quarter was $30.9 million compared to record net income of $12.2 million earned in the year-ago period. “Sales refle…

  • H.B. Fullers income down

    May 12, 2009
    || H.B. Fuller’s income down $12 million in first quarter Net income for H.B. Fuller’s first quarter of 2009 was $6.1 million, down from $18.2 million in last year’s first quarter. This represents a loss of $12.1 million. Net revenue…

  • Henkel's Sales down 19%

    May 12, 2009
    || Henkel’s Sales down 19% The start of 2009 saw the challenging world economic situation continue and this was reflected in Henkel’s business performance. The company’s Adhesive Technologies business sector has been affected by the w…

  • Sherwin-Williams' Sales

    May 12, 2009
    || Sherwin-Williams’ Sales Drop 13% in first Quarter Sherwin-Williams’ first quarter sales dropped 13% to $1.551 billion over last year’s first quarter due to weak paint sales. Sales in the paint stores group of $898.4 million in the…

  • PPG's 1Q Sales drop 30%

    May 12, 2009
    || PPG’s 1Q Sales drop 30% PPG has reported $2.8 billion sales for the first quarter, a decline of 30%, or $111 million, versus last year’s first quarter. Income for the quarter was $32 million. First quarter 2008 sales were $4 billion and i…

  • Shepherd Color launches Black

    May 12, 2009
    || Shepherd Color Company has introduced a new chromium-free, high-temperature, FDA approved pigment, Black 20F944. Jet black in color, Black 20F944 is made with a non-chromium formulation and is generally used in demanding high-temperature applications…

  • Sartomer introduces

    May 12, 2009
    || Sartomer introduces SMA2021 Copolymer Sartomer Company has introduced SMA2021 copolymer, a styrene maleic anhydride copolymer that offers improved heat resistance without compromising water resistance, according to the company. SMA2021 can be used in…