• PPG to cut 2,500 jobs

    April 14, 2009
    PPG to cut 2,500 jobs in restructuring PPG said it will cut 2,500 jobs in a restructuring plan aimed at saving $140 million annually. The plan is expected to cost the company approximately $160 million in cash, it said. A further charge of up to $50…

  • Sartomer offers three

    April 14, 2009
    Sartomer offers three polyester acrylate oligomers Sartomer Company has introduced CN2261LV, CN2264 and CN2282 acrylate oligomers with good cure rates and abrasion resistance. CN2261LV was developed for UV-curable wood coating applications, where ha…

  • Akzonobel qualified by

    April 14, 2009
    Akzonobel qualified by chinese aircraft manufacturer China’s largest aircraft manufacturer, Xian Aircraft Corporation (XAC), has qualified two new products from Akzo­Nobel Aerospace Coatings. The Eclipse range of polyurethane topcoats, alo…

  • vertec biosolvents

    April 14, 2009
    vertec biosolvents introduces ELSOL Vertec Biosolvents, Inc., a manufacturer of custom blends of biosolvents based primarily on ethyl lactate, fatty acid methyl esters, d-limonene and ethanol, has introduced the Elsol product line. Elsol is a line o…

  • BASF receives

    April 14, 2009
    BASF receives Subaru supplier award BASF Coatings North America has received a Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA) Supplier Award. The award was presented to Juan Carlos Ordonez, group vice president, and Joe Schmondiuk, global account director for B…

  • Fischer Technology offers

    April 14, 2009
    Fischer Technology offers coatings thickness gauges Fischer Technology offers a complete range of hand held coating thickness gauges suitable for measurements of paint, powder coating, plating and anodize. These gauges measure over ferrous, non-ferro…

  • DuPont vp Says Economic Crisis Will Bring Permanent Changes to Titanium Dioxide Industry

    April 14, 2009
    DuPont vp Says Economic Crisis Will Bring Permanent Changes to Titanium Dioxide Industry New economic realities resulting from the global recession will permanently change the business landscape, a DuPont vice president told business leaders at TiO2…

  • Cytec releases resins for

    April 14, 2009
    Cytec releases resins for refinishing and spot repair Cytec Industries has launched Ebecryl curing resins 8412, 8501 and 8309. This family of resins is designed for low energy curable applications such as automotive end of line spot repair. These fl…

  • Sherwin-Williams, NAPA Canada Present Evercoat with Awards

    April 14, 2009
    Sherwin-Williams, NAPA Canada Present Evercoat with Awards At its 2009 national sales meeting in Dallas, TX, Sherwin-Williams Auto­motive Finishes presented Evercoat with its Supplier of the Year award. Evercoat is a manufacturer of auto body rep…

  • Ross introduces Skid Mounted

    April 14, 2009
    Ross introduces Skid Mounted static Mixing Systems Charles Ross and Son now offers complete skid mounted static mixing systems. The available mixer designs include the LPD, a low-pressure model typically used for low viscosity turbulent flow mixing o…

  • Metalcolour Takes

    April 14, 2009
    Metalcolour Takes Over SSAB Laminated Steel Metalcolour A/S in Nykobing Falster, Denmark has taken over 100% of the shares in SSAB Laminated Steel AB. The Swedish company will be renamed Metalcolour (Sverige) AB. SSAB Laminated Steel, which is a su…

  • Jotun Paints Reaches Out to the Blind Community in Bahrain

    April 14, 2009
    Jotun Paints Reaches Out to the Blind Community in Bahrain Jotun Paints has completed its Corp­orate Social Responsibility (CSR) campaign that reached out to visually-impaired children at the Bahrain Friendship Society for the Blind. The initiati…

  • SprayMax Introduces

    April 14, 2009
    SprayMax Introduces Floor Coating SprayMax Industrial Coatings of Jacksonville, FL has introduced DeckraTex Spray Non Skid Floor Coating after seven years of testing. DeckraTex is an aliphatic polyurea that has been pre-reacted and suspended in wate…

  • Sika Acquires Technology Leader in Liquid Membranes

    April 14, 2009
    Sika Acquires Technology Leader in Liquid Membranes Sika AG has acquired Iotech Group Limited, with headquarters in England and subsidiaries in the UK, U.S. and Belgium. Iotech Group revenues totaled $55 million for the year 2008. Iotech specializes…

  • Dow, Rohm and Haas settle merger

    April 14, 2009
    Dow Chemical and Rohm and Haas settled their disagreement over their already-agreed merger, with Dow saying it will honor the agreement at $78 a share, The Wall Street Journal reported. As we went to press, the deal was set to close on April 1. The c…

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