• 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…

  • Glasurit Opens Refinish Competence Center in France

    March 16, 2010
    Glasurit, a BASF Coatings paint brand, recently opened its first Refinish Competence Centre (RCC) for automotive refinish products in France in the city of Montataire. In the future, Glasurit will train nearly 400 customers and trainers at the new ce…

  • CADDY ARMOUR Corrosion Protection Coating System

    March 16, 2010
    Erico has launched Caddy Armour, a new corrosion protection system for steel parts that is UL Recognized and RoHS compliant. Caddy Armour is a chrome-free, bi-metallic corrosion protection coating system that combines an inorganic basecoat for sacrif…

  • Ecology Coatings Bio-Based Technology in UV-Curable Coatings

    March 16, 2010
    Ecology Coatings has developed bio-based materials for use in a new family of EcoQuik UV-curable coatings. Products incorporating bio-based additives are being used in commercial development applications that exhibit enhanced curing speed, pigment co…

  • Glasurit Develops new Bus clear system

    March 16, 2010
    Glasurit has developed a special-purpose bus clear system. The new system consists of Glasurit 924-168 HS Bus Clear plus the 352-168 Reducer – together, these two products ensure even greater gloss and purity.      The products…

  • Global Paint Additives Market to Exceed $6.0 Billion by 2015

    March 16, 2010
    Paint additives are substances that are added to paint formulations to enhance the characteristics of the paint. Integration of additives to paint formulation enables the paint to stick better, limits the growth of mildew and improves the smell and a…

  • ICI Paints AkzoNobel takes PPG to court

    March 16, 2010
     Paint manufacturer ICI Paints Akzo­Nobel has launched legal proceedings against PPG Architectural Coatings Limited following Johnstone’s Paints ongoing ‘No. 1’ advertising campaign. The campaign, which draws direct compari…

  • Parker named president of Shamrock

    March 16, 2010
    Shamrock Technologies has named Steven M. Parker president and chief operating officer. William B. Neuberg will remain chairman and chief executive officer. Parker, a 30-year veteran of the ad­vanced materials industries has held key executive po…

  • Eliokem appoints Barthelmes CEO

    March 16, 2010
    Patrice Barthelmes has been appointed CEO of Eliokem. He previously served as vice president and director for the packaging and building materials division of Rohm and Haas from  1999 until its buyout by Dow Chemical in 2009, where he was app&sh…

  • PPG Appoints Benckart GM, Automotive Refinish USCA

    March 16, 2010
    PPG Industries has appointed Gregory Benckart general manager, automotive refinish USCA, with responsibility for PPG’s automotive refinish business in North America. Benckart is currently general manager, sales and marketing North America, auto…

  • Schuller Named GM, North America for Dow Coating Materials

    March 16, 2010
    Joan A. Schuller has been named general manager for the North American region of Dow Coating Materials, the global architectural and industrial coatings business of The Dow Chemical Company. In her role, Schuller is responsible for setting the busine…