• kraton names new : Kevin M. Fogarty

    March 14, 2008
    kraton names new chief executive and coo Kraton Polymers LLC has appointed Kevin M. Fogarty president and chief executive officer. Additionally, David A. Bradley has been appointed chief operating officer. Fogarty has served as Kraton’s ex…

  • two new hires : Bart Lorenzo

    March 14, 2008
    two new hires from E.W. Kaufmann Bart Lorenzo joins E.W. Kaufmann Company as general manager. He comes to the company with 31 years experience in the paint industry. Lorenzo was previously employed by M.A. Bruder and Sons, Inc. in Philadelp…

  • Michelman appoints : Alan Blake

    March 14, 2008
    Michelman appoints Blake CFO, VP of finance Michelman has named Alan Blake CFO and vice president, finance. Blake will assume responsibility for all aspects of the finance and IT departments. In his new position, Blake will lead the retoolin…

  • Sun Chemical names : Rudi Lenz

    March 14, 2008
    Sun Chemical names Lenz CEO and president Sun Chemical has appointed Rudi Lenz chief executive officer and president. Lenz assumes leadership of Sun Chemical after serving as senior vice president and chief financial officer and Sun Chemical Boar…

  • Archway sales names : Cris Watson

    March 14, 2008
    Archway sales names regional sales manager Cris Watson has been promoted to regional sales manager for the southern region. Watson replaces Bill Gleason, who is retiring after 31 years with the company.…

  • Q-Lab adds U.S./Canada : Justin Kowallek

    March 14, 2008
    Q-Lab adds U.S./Canada sales representative Justin Kowallek has joined Q-Lab Corporation’s sales and marketing staff as a sales representative serving the U.S. and Canadian markets. He is based at the company’s headquarters in C…

  • Industry first for International Paint

    March 14, 2008
    International Paint Ltd. has been awarded the first Lloyd’s Register IMO PSPC (Performance Standard for Protective Coatings) Type Approval Certificate for its Intershield 300—an abrasion resistant, aluminum pure epoxy coating. “We h…

  • Akzo Nobel Powder Coatings opened a facility in Dubai

    March 14, 2008
    Akzo Nobel Powder Coatings has opened a facility in Dubai. The new factory is the company’s first manufacturing site in the United Arab Emirates. The investment, which represents an acceleration of the company’s Middle East growth plans,…

  • Dupont CoatingSolutions and American Trim Form Alliance

    March 14, 2008
    DuPont CoatingSolutions and American Trim have teamed up to promote an innovative coating technology. American Trim recently took delivery of a physical vapor deposition chamber (PVD) that allows for the processing of a chrome-like finish without the…

  • ShawCor expands with new pipe coating facility

    March 14, 2008
    ShawCor Ltd. has announced that its subsidiary, Shaw Pipe Protection Ltd. will invest $11 million to construct a new pipe coating facility in Camrose, Alberta, Canada to provide technologically advanced internal pipe coatings and insulation systems f…

  • Rolls-Royce and UCT Coatings form alliance

    March 14, 2008
    A strategic alliance between Rolls-Royce, a market leader in marine applications, and UCT Coatings Inc. is bringing new technology to the marine market and is about to start work on a $7 million U.S. Navy research contract. The contract, placed with…

  • Aleris to close its Toronto, Ontario, Canada coil coating facility

    March 14, 2008
    Aleris International, Inc. will be permanently close its Toronto, Ontario, Canada coil coating facility. Production will be phased-out during the first quarter of 2008 and the site will be permanently closed shortly thereafter. The facility, which wa…

  • ADCO Global has acquired The Dolphin Company

    Tim Wright || March 14, 2008
    ADCO Global has acquired The Dolphin Company

  • RPMs Euclid Chemical Company acquires Increte Systems

    Tim Wright || March 11, 2008
    RPMs Euclid Chemical Company acquires Increte Systems

  • Exousia makes first North American acquisition

    Tim Wright || March 10, 2008
    Exousia makes first North American acquisition