• Clariant to establish

    April 14, 2009
    || Clariant to establish CHinese joint venture Clariant is establishing a joint venture with two Chinese partners in Kunming in the Chinese province of Yunnan for the production of phosphorus pentoxide (P2O5). Yunnan Province is a key location for yello…

  • Tnemec names Wallace VP sales: Terry Wallace

    April 14, 2009
    || Tnemec Company, a manufacturer of high-performance protective coatings for industrial and specialized architectural markets, has named Terry Wallace vice president of sales. In this new role, Wallace will assume management of Tnemec’s sales and…

  • Netzsch appoints Esterly to: Chris Esterly

    April 14, 2009
    || Netzsch appoints Esterly to sales management position Netzsch Fine Particle Technology LLC has appointed Chris Esterly sales manager of the mid-Atlantic region. In his new role, Esterly will be responsible for overseeing service and sales support t…

  • dow, Angus name global: Bryan Kitchen

    April 14, 2009
    || dow, Angus name global supply chain leader Bryan Kitchen has been appointed global supply chain leader for Dow Biocides and Angus Chemical Company. Kitchen is based in Midland, MI where he is responsible for creating and implementing supply chain s…

  • Nuplex Resins : Patrick Nix

    April 14, 2009
    || Nuplex Resins appoints managers Nuplex Resins has appointed Patrick Nix to sales and marketing manager, North America. Nix will continue his responsibilities of managing sales and customer service for the North America region. In addition he will…

  • Almatis appoints Remco De Jong

    April 14, 2009
    || Almatis appoints de Jong CEO Almatis has appointed Remco de Jong chief executive officer of the company. He succeeds Martin Laudenbach who has stepped down to pursue a new opportunity. de Jong joined Almatis in 1994 and has held various posi…

  • Azkonobel announces : Jennifer Midura

    April 14, 2009
    || Azkonobel announces personnel changes Jennifer Midura has been appointed AkzoNobel’s director of corporate strategy and mergers and acquisitions. Having joined the company following the acquisition of ICI, Midura played a key role in helping…

  • Blackmer appoints: Jim Pope

    April 14, 2009
    || Blackmer appoints Pope director of finance Blackmer has promoted Jim Pope to director of finance. Pope joined…

  • Indian paint industry report

    Tim Wright April 14, 2009
    || While companies in mature economies face the challenge of even maintaining sales throughout the ongoing financial crisis, continued growth in India is likely to lead to an additional million tons of coatings demand by 2013, when the total Indian paint mar

  • Valspar teams up with Chicago Cubs

    Tim Wright April 14, 2009
    || As a sponsor of Wrigley Field for the 2009 season, Valspar unveiled the newly painted Wrigley Field Marquee and Scoreboard at the Cubs' first home game of the season.

  • Biocoat, Agion to develop and co-market coatings for medical devices

    Tim Wright April 14, 2009
    || Biocoat, Inc., maker of lubricious HYDAK hydrophilic coatings, and Agion Technologies, a supplier silver-based antimicrobial solutions, announced a co-marketing agreement to develop and promote a coatings product line featuring Agion's antimicrobial prote

  • Spokane paint-making plant to close

    Tim Wright April 8, 2009
    || Sherwin-Williams Co. will close its Columbia Paint and Coatings manufacturing facility in Spokane, WA, eliminating 37 jobs.

  • PSA approves Glasurit premium paint brand

    Tim Wright April 8, 2009
    || French automaker Peugeot Sociťtť Anonyme SE (PSA), which manufactures Peugeot and CitroŽn, has approved Glasurit paints for use worldwide.

  • AkzoNobel launches peelable coating

    Tim Wright April 7, 2009
    || A new type of coating—Intergard 10220—originally developed for military use by AkzoNobel Aerospace Coatings is likely to have a much wider impact on civil protection techniques and urban environmental projects in the future.

  • PPG unveils latest wood flooring color trends, technologies

    Tim Wright April 7, 2009
    || PPG recently introduced its latest wood flooring color trends and technologies to more than 100 flooring manufacturers and buyers during a seminar in Shanghai.

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