• Jotun to Supply Paint for the Worlds Biggest Bridge

    March 16, 2010
    Jotun has been chosen to supply 400,000 liters of paint to the Taizhou Yangtze Bridge in China, which has a designed length of 6.2 kilometers, which is equal to nearly four miles. The paint supply contract for Taizhou Yangtze Bridge in Jiangsu Provin…

  • BASF Venture Capital Invests in Quantiam Technologies

    March 16, 2010
    BASF Venture Capital GmbH is investing in Quantiam Technologies Inc., Edmonton, Canada. The company develops and markets functional coatings for extreme operating environments such as petrochemicals industry applications. The heat-resistant products…

  • Hardide Coatings Secures AS9100 Aerospace Quality Standard Certification

    March 16, 2010
    Hardide Coatings, which develops and applies tungsten carbide-based hard coatings, has secured AS9100 Aerospace Quality Standard Certification for its UK manufacturing facility in Bicester, Oxfordshire and is now recognized as a certified aerospace m…

  • Benjamin Moore Launches ProConnection iPhone Application

    March 16, 2010
    Benjamin Moore stirred tremendous buzz with the introduction of an iPhone application that, since its availability last May, has been downloaded by more than 100,000 people who can snap a picture of any color inspiration and instantly match it to one…

  • Nevada DOT Approves Seicoat Anti-Graffiti Coatings

    March 16, 2010
    A line of anti-graffiti coatings from Seicoat Corporation was approved and added to the Qualified Products List by the State of Nevada Department of Transportation (DOT). The products include GPA-200 Graffiti Proofer Anti-Stick and GPA-300 Graffiti P…

  • Sansin Expands Wood Protection Line with New Dealer Network in Canada

    March 16, 2010
    The Sansin Corporation, Strathroy, Ontario, Canada announced that its Enviro Stain products will now be available throughout Southern Alberta through a new partnership with Overwalls Paint and Decor in Calgary, Alberta. Overwalls will be providing it…

  • General Motors Europe in Partnership with Standox

    March 16, 2010
    General Motors Europe (GME) and Standox recently signed a cooperation agreement by which the German paint manufacturer officially received Europe-wide approval of its products for all paint repair work performed on Opel and Vauxhall branded vehicles.…

  • European Markets Bond with AkzoNobel's StickerFix Repair System

    March 16, 2010
    AkzoNobel Car Refinishes has launched a new do-it-yourself (DIY) repair and protection solution for minor car scratches. Already launched in ten countries across Europe, StickerFix is an adhesive system which uses patented AkzoNobel paint technology…

  • International Paint Supports ZPMC to Build San Francisco's Oakland Bay Bridge

    March 16, 2010
    AkzoNobel protective coatings supplied by the company’s International Paint Protective Coatings business will be used to paint the 45,000-ton steel structures being used for the new east span of San Francisco’s Oakland Bay Bridge, to be b…

  • Dr. Willie Lau to Deliver 2010 Mattiello Memorial Lecture at American Coatings Conference

    March 16, 2010
    Dr. Willie Lau, scientist with Dow Construction Chemicals of The Dow Chemical Company, will deliver the Mattiello Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, April 13 at 9:00 am, on the second day of the American Coatings Conference, in Charlotte, NC. Dr. Lau&rsquo…

  • Benjamin Moore offers Arborcoat wood stains

    March 16, 2010
    Benjamin Moore now offers Arborcoat waterborne wood exterior stains. The line consists of five products: Trans­parent, Semi Transparent, Protective Clear Coat, Semi Solid or Solid. Transparent, Semi Transparent and Protective Clear Coat are optio…

  • Sherwin-Williams Buys Italian Wood Coatings Business

    March 16, 2010
    Sherwin-Williams has agreed to purchase an Italian wood coatings business that sells products under the Sayerlack brand. Sayerlack Industrial Wood Coatings makes industrial wood stains and finishes for use in the furniture and cabinets industry. The…

  • Sherwin-williams Fastop 12s flooring system

    March 16, 2010
    Sherwin-Williams has launched FasTop 12S, an easy handling three-component water-based urethane concrete that meets the needs of flooring contractors wanting a longer working time to coat concrete, wood and steel floors in food processing facilities,…

  • Rust-Oleum Acquires Dutch Specialty Coatings Company

    March 16, 2010
    RPM International Inc. announced that its subsidiary, Rust-Oleum Corporation, has acquired Chemtec Chemicals BV, a manufacturer of industrial cleaners and specialty coatings based in the Netherlands. Terms of the transaction, which is expected to be…

  • Fas-Mark cap & cover paint from gasoila

    March 16, 2010
    Gasoila Chemicals, a specialty chemical division of Federal Process Corporation, recently released a brand-new line of Fas-Mark Cap and Cover Paint, an acrylic, upside down spray paint for the retail petroleum market. Used primarily to mark and ident…