• DuPont Reports 2Q Performance

    August 11, 2008
    || DuPont Reports 2Q Performance DuPont has announced its quarterly financial results. The Coatings & Color Technologies business unit reported a ten percent sales in­crease to $1.9 billion. Higher selling prices in all businesses and volume gr…

  • PPG publishes guide for coil and extrusion coatings

    August 11, 2008
    || PPG publishes guide for coil and extrusion coatings PPG Industries’ industrial coatings business has published a new guide specification for its liquid and powder coil and extrusion coatings. PPG is the first coatings company to make selection…

  • Sherwin-Williams' Global

    August 11, 2008
    || Sherwin-Williams’ Global Group reports strong 2Q Sherwin-Williams has announced its financial results for the second quarter and first six months ended June 30, 2008. Compared to the same periods in 2007, consolidated net sales increased $31.4…

  • BASF launches new R-M waterborne product in U.S.

    August 11, 2008
    || BASF launches new R-M waterborne product in U.S. BASF Automotive Refinish Solutions has launched a new member of its R-M brand—Onyx HD—a high performance, environmentally compliant waterborne automotive refinish basecoat that complies wi…

  • Henkel provides €150,000

    August 11, 2008
    || Henkel provides €150,000 for Chinese earthquake victims Henkel has donated €150,000 to help the victims of the recent devastating earthquake in China. Working closely with the Henkel sites in China, the company is in the process of channel…

  • Sto Emeraldcoat boasts ICC-ES approval

    August 11, 2008
    || Sto Emeraldcoat boasts ICC-ES approval Sto Corporation’s Sto EmeraldCoat, part of the StoGuard air and moisture barrier system, has received ICC-ES approval for use under all claddings except exterior insulation and finish system (EIFS). The n…

  • Sartomer names de Wolf CEO

    August 11, 2008
    || Sartomer Company named Marcel de Wolf chief executive officer, succeeding Luigi Colantuoni, who accepted a new assignment with Sartomer’s parent company, Total S.A., in Paris. In the new position, de Wolf will report to Bernard Pinatel, chief e…

  • GEITNER TO HEAD UP HENKEL'S

    August 11, 2008
    || GEITNER TO HEAD UP HENKEL’S ADHESIVES BUSINESS UNIT Thomas Geitner has assumed responsibility for Henkel’s adhesives technologies business sector. Geitner, who has been a member of the Henkel Management Board, has had a successful career…

  • International Paint : Doug Kirkner

    August 11, 2008
    || International Paint hires kirkner sales manager International Paint LLC has hired Doug Kirkner to serve as high value infrastructure/fire protection engineering sales manager throughout the northeastern U.S. Kirkner was recruited by International…

  • Troy makes changes : Susan Ostrowski

    August 11, 2008
    || Troy makes changes Troy Corp. has appointed Susan Ostrowski director of biocides products marketing USA, reporting to Mark Gwillim, president/chief operating officer. In her role, Ostrowski will lead all marketing efforts of the Troy USA biocide bu…

  • BASF joins creative forces with Chip

    August 11, 2008
    || BASF Automotive Refinish Solutions has signed a multi-year agreement with Chip Foose, well-known automotive and product designer, to promote its waterborne automotive refinishes and to develop a new line of automotive refinish colors under the Foose…

  • Pontoski Resign

    August 11, 2008
    || Pontoski Resigns Joe Pontoski has resigned as FSCT executive director effective July 8, 2008. Following Pontoski’s resignation, Pat Ziegler will be appointed FSCT staff director, responsible for managing the day to day administrative functions…

  • Industrial Nanotech Continues to Expand

    August 11, 2008
    || Industrial Nanotech Continues to Expand A fourth NASCAR race team has purchased Industrial Nanotech’s nanotechnology-based coating, NanoBoost, for use on racecars to control heat transfer and improve performance. NanoBoost is one of the produc…

  • Spartan Chassis Honors PPG With 2008 SPARC Award

    August 11, 2008
    || Spartan Chassis Honors PPG With 2008 SPARC Award Spartan Chassis, Inc., a Charlotte, MI-based manufacturer of custom chassis and vehicles for the national emergency-rescue, recreational and specialty vehicle markets, recently honored PPG Industries&…

  • Kemira to Concentrate On Water And Fiber Businesses

    August 11, 2008
    || Kemira to Concentrate On Water And Fiber Businesses Kemira’s board of directors has made a strategic decision to concentrate on water and fiber related businesses in the future. Kemira will initiate a spin-off process to turn Tikkurila, its co…

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