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  • Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    Akzo Nobel awarded

    Akzo Nobel has been selected to globally supply a full range of coatings products for application to Shell’s worldwide retail network of service stations and business signage. The second biggest oil company in the world, Shell is active in 130…
    01.16.08

  • Industrial Coatings  | Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    Hi-Tech Industrial

    Surface Technology plc, a subsidiary of Norman Hay plc, has acquired 100% of the ordinary shares in Calmbay Holdings Pty Limited, trading as Hi-Tech Industrial Coatings in Perth, Western Australia. Hi-Tech provides specialist spray coatings and fini…
    01.16.08

  • Marine Coatings | Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    newbuilding contract

    Jotun COSCO Marine Coatings (Guangzhou) Co., Ltd, (JCMC) signed contracts for 30 NB’s with Jiangsu Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Co., Ltd (old yard) and Jiangsu New Yangzi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd (new yard), both yards belonging to the Jiangsu yard gr…
    01.16.08

  • Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    Henkel partners with

    Henkel has formed a collaboration with DuPont to distribute DuPont’s CorMax electrocoat to the North American automotive parts supplier industry. This alliance expands Henkel’s product offerings, providing customers a strong option for e-…
    01.16.08

  • Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    nCoat forms collaboration

    nCoat, Inc. has entered into a letter of intent (LOI) with the European engineering firm Target Electronic Service GmbH (Target). The LOI formalizes a business relationship between Target and nCoat, specifically for the purpose of collaborating toget…
    01.16.08

  • Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News | Powder Coatings

    Teknos opens new powder

    The official opening of Teknos’ new powder coating factory took place on November 15 in Rajamäki, Finland. The opening ceremonies including evening reception gathered 700 guests from all over Europe. Greetings from the Finnish government b…
    01.16.08

  • Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    Emaar acquires

    Emaar Industries & Investments (EII), a subsidiary of Emaar Properties PJSC, has acquired a majority stake in Caparol LLC, the Dubai arm of German decorative paint manufacturer the Deutsche Amphibolin Werke (DAW) Group. The Caparol brand is the l…
    01.16.08

  • Automotive Refinish  | Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    Sherwin-Williams receives global technical approval

    General Motors (GM) has announced global approval of Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Corp.’s (SWAFC) ULTRA 7000 and AWX Basecoat/Clearcoat System for use in GM collision repair facilities around the world. The approval is the result of ex…
    01.16.08

  • Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    Henkel expands trial

    After a successful trial, Henkel is participating in expanded testing of its new Bonderite conversion coating process in the Ford Motor Company Twin Cities manufacturing facility in St. Paul, MN. Henkel’s new Bonderite conversion coating proces…
    01.16.08

  • Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    DuPont’s new R&D center in India

    DuPont has announced plans to invest more than Rs100 crores to construct its first research and development center in India. The DuPont Knowledge Center will be located in Hyderabad and is expected to accommodate more than 300 scientists and other em…
    01.16.08

  • Raw material & Equipment | Solvents | Wood Coatings

    Celanese offers emulsion polymers

    Celanese now offers a broad range of emulsion polymers for interior and exterior architectural finishes for the Chinese paint and coatings market. The new emulsion polymers facility in Nanjing produces a number of innovative products that offer reduc…
    01.16.08

  • Additives | Powder Coatings | Raw material & Equipment

    Cytec Offers Crylcoat

    Cytec Industries offers a broad selection of polyester resins for powder coatings for value-added, innovative finishes and reductions in total formulation costs. Cytec’s Crylcoat New Generation 2007 powder coatings resins feature improved benef…
    01.16.08

  • Automotive Coatings | Pigments | Raw material & Equipment

    Silberline introduces new

    Silberline Manufacturing Company has introduced several new metallic effect pigments for automotive coatings. The Platinum Silver product series contains six aluminum pigments that provide a wide range of metallic effects from bright silver to chroma…
    01.16.08

  • Additives | Industrial Coatings  | Pigments | Raw material & Equipment | Solvents

    Clariant launches new

    Clariant offers Hostatint A 100, a series of solvent-based pigment preparations specially designed for industrial coatings. The pigment selection is based on Clariant’s large range of pigments for the industrial coatings market. The carr…
    01.16.08

  • Raw material & Equipment

    Dow Corning Introduces

    Dow Corning has introduced Silastic 100% fluoro liquid silicone rubber (F-LSR), a new fully fluorinated two-part injection moldable elastomer designed to meet increasingly stringent automotive engine temperature, fuel- and oil-resistance specificatio…
    01.16.08

  • Raw material & Equipment

    GLS Introduces new

    GLS Corp., a Germany-based manufacturer of high performance custom-formulated thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs), has introduced a new family of TPEs based on Infuse olefin block copolymers (OBC) from the Dow Chemical Company. The new Dynalloy OBC…
    01.16.08

  • Raw material & Equipment

    Fluid Management offers

    Fluid Management has introduced the SK-650 Shaker paint mixing system. The easy to operate SK-650 is designed to enable retailers to mix paint more thoroughly and rapidly, as well as accommodate varying paint containers sizes and shapes. The SK-650 f…
    01.16.08

  • Raw material & Equipment

    Lubrizol adds Metacaulk

    Lubrizol Advanced Materials has announced that Metacaulk Cast-In-Place Firestop Devices and Metalcaulk Pipe Collars have been added to the FGG/BM/CZ System Compatible Program. Metacaulk Cast-In-Place Firestop Devices are designed for use in poured co…
    01.16.08

  • Supplier News

    DSM NeoResins completes new site

    DSM NeoResins has completed its new water-based alkyd manufacturing unit at its existing site located in Hoek van Holland, the Netherlands. The new line will manufacture specialty water-based alkyd resins for high-end decorative professional and DI…
    01.16.08

  • Pigments | Supplier News

    Lansco colors acquires

    Lansco Colors, Montvale, NJ has recently acquired Dover, NJ-based Select Color Products. Financial terms of the sale were not disclosed. Lansco Colors is a privately held company that manufactures a broad range of organic and inorganic pigments sold…
    01.16.08