• DuPont Launches Standoblue Waterborne Basecoat

    December 1, 2010
    Standox has introduced Standoblue waterborne basecoat, a premium waterborne paint that helps meet strict environmental guidelines, represents the highest standards of quality and offers the advantages of a continuous application process. Using a cont…

  • Valspar Launches Low VOC Automotive Coating System

    December 1, 2010
    The Valspar Corporation is expanding their automotive refinish product platform to include a comprehensive line—from primer to clear coat—of low VOC solvent-based paint products that meet the most current U.S. standards for low VOCs, incl…

  • AkzoNobel’s “Wanda” Refinish System Goes Green

    December 1, 2010
    AkzoNobel has made the “green” debut of its new Wanda Waterbase VOC-compliant refinish system. The low-VOC system including Clear, Primer and Waterborne Basecoat provide the sam value, simplicity and color matching as the regular Wanda ca…

  • Complementary Coatings Bolsters Industrial Maintenance Portfolio

    December 1, 2010
    Complementary Coatings Corporation, a Benjamin Moore company, unveiled a complete portfolio of industrial maintenance coating systems with the creation of Insl-x-branded Corotech High Performance Coatings. The new line represents years of research, d…

  • BASF Names McHenry VP, Resins and Additives in North America

    December 1, 2010
    BASF has appointed Michael McHenry as vice president, resins and additives, in North America. He will be based in Wyandotte, Michigan. McHenry joined BASF in 2009 as part of the Ciba Corporation acquisition. He has served in a variety of leadership p…

  • Gaco Western Names Peterson New CFO

    December 1, 2010
    Gaco Western, manufacturer of elastomeric coatings and polyurethane spray foam for the construction and waterproofing in­dustries, has appointed Eric Peterson as its new chief financial officer. Peterson will be located at the company’s cor…

  • Univar to Appoint Byrne Chief Operating Officer

    December 1, 2010
    Univar Inc. announced that Mark Byrne will be appointed as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Univar. The appointment is pending the successful acquisition of Basic Chemical Solutions, L.L.C. (BCS) by Univar, which is expected to…

  • Bayer Announces Several New Additions

    December 1, 2010
    Bayer MaterialScience LLC has appointed Dr. Volker Mirgel, Dr. Sharon Feng and John Brandt to its coatings, adhesives and specialties (CAS) leadership team in the NAFTA region. Dr. Volker Mirgel was appointed senior vice president, coatings, adhesive…

  • Evonik Appoints VP, Site Manager For Alabama Operations

    December 1, 2010
    Evonik Degussa Corp. has appointed Bonnie Tully as vice president and site manager for the company’s Mobile, Alabama operations, effective March 1, 2011. Tully will take over from Tom Bates, president of Evonik’s North America region, who…

  • NSL Analytical Makes New Appointments

    December 1, 2010
    NSL Analytical Services Inc. has hired three new people to help the company expand across new industries and geographic areas. Ray Wymer has accepted the newly created position of chief operating officer. He will help maintain the growth NSL has expe…

  • UCoat It Hires Hank Van Agen

    December 1, 2010
    UCoat It America, a provider of commercial-grade epoxy floor coating systems, recently hired Hank Van Agen for dealer development. Van Agen offers more than 22 years of sales and management experience from various industries throughout the state of M…

  • AMETEK Aquires Atlas Material Testing Technology

    November 23, 2010
    One of the world's leading providers of weathering test instruments acquired.

  • H.B. Fuller Names Jim Owens CEO

    November 23, 2010
    Industry veteran and Fuller's head of Americas region to assume position immediately.

  • American Securities Acquires Arizona Chemical

    November 23, 2010
    Acquisition of one of the world's leading biorefiners of pine chemicals used in a broad range of end-market applications is complete.

  • AMETEK Aquires Atlas Material Testing Technology

    November 23, 2010
    One of the world's leading providers of weathering test instruments acquired.

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