• RPM acquires interest in Chinese licensee

    Tim Wright February 13, 2009
    RPM acquires interest in Chinese licensee

  • Kansai Nerolac to open new facility

    Tim Wright February 13, 2009
    Kansai Nerolac to open new facility

  • PPG awarded Military Sealift Command contract

    Tim Wright February 12, 2009
    PPG awarded Military Sealift Command contract

  • Drr expands business in Japan

    Tim Wright February 12, 2009
    Drr expands business in Japan

  • Christian Decker named Tess Award

    February 11, 2009
    Christian Decker, director of research at the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) in Strasbourg, France has been named the Roy W. Tess Award winner in coatings for 2009 presented by the American Chemical Society’s Division of Polyme…

  • Industrial Nanotech

    February 11, 2009
    Industrial Nanotech expands to Germany Industrial Nanotech is continuing its expansion of manufacturing locations for their Nansulate coatings and will begin producing the products in Germany in the first quarter of 2009. This brings the total numbe…

  • Glasurit receives worldwide approval from Volvo

    February 11, 2009
    Glasurit receives worldwide approval from Volvo Automaker Volvo has now approved Glasurit 90 Line paints for its authorized dealers and bodyshops throughout the world. Glasurit is a BASF Coatings’ paint brand. The engineers at Volvo tested the…

  • Goodrich selects U.S. Air Force for F-35 landing gear coatings

    February 11, 2009
    Goodrich selects U.S. Air Force for F-35 landing gear coatings Goodrich Corporation has selected the U.S. Air Force’s Ogden Air Logistics Center (OO-ALC) at Hill Air Force Base, UT, to provide specialty coatings on landing gear for the F-35 Lig…

  • AkzoNobel to divest

    February 11, 2009
    AkzoNobel to divest non-stick coatings activities AkzoNobel has agreed to divest its non-stick coatings business to privately-owned, U.S.-based company Whitford Worldwide. The deal involves Akzo­Nobel’s global cookware and bakeware activit…

  • Sherwin-Williams

    February 11, 2009
    Sherwin-Williams teams up with kb Home KB Home, one of America’s largest homebuilders, has teamed up with Sherwin-Williams to use an exclusive line of co-branded, low-VOC interior paints in all new homes that begin construction after January…

  • Henkel offers solvent-free urethane

    February 11, 2009
    Henkel Corp. has introduced two versatile and durable translucent aliphatic waterborne urethane resins used for formulating industrial water-based coatings. Henkel SF18 and SF26 can be used in the formulation of high performance wood, vinyl, metal an…

  • Gelest publishes cross-coupling

    February 11, 2009
    Gelest publishes cross-coupling reagents brochure Gelest has published a new 36-page brochure, “Silicon-Based Cross-Coupling Reagents.” The brochure provides a discussion of cross-coupling reactions, a recently introduced synthetic method…

  • A.W.T. World Trade launches

    February 11, 2009
    A.W.T. World Trade launches Accu-Cure UV Curing Units A.W.T. World Trade, Inc. has launched Accu-Cure UV curing units, which are engineered specifically for high speed curing of PCBs and other flat and rigid panel substrates. According to the compan…

  • Celanese launches EcoVAE

    February 11, 2009
    Celanese launches EcoVAE Emulsions in Asia Celanese Emulsion Polymers has introduced EcoVAE emulsions for low odor, low VOC interior decorative paints to the Asian region. This new line of products was created to meet the regulatory requirements fo…

  • Cytec offers new UV curable

    February 11, 2009
    Cytec offers new UV curable pressure sensitive adhesives Cytec Industries Inc. has launched Gelva multipolymer radiation (GMR) 8020-02 UV curable pressure sensitive adhesives (PSA). Targeted usage for this 100% solids UV curable PSA includes high p…