• General Motors Europe in Partnership with Standox

    March 16, 2010
    General Motors Europe (GME) and Standox recently signed a cooperation agreement by which the German paint manufacturer officially received Europe-wide approval of its products for all paint repair work performed on Opel and Vauxhall branded vehicles.…

  • European Markets Bond with AkzoNobel's StickerFix Repair System

    March 16, 2010
    AkzoNobel Car Refinishes has launched a new do-it-yourself (DIY) repair and protection solution for minor car scratches. Already launched in ten countries across Europe, StickerFix is an adhesive system which uses patented AkzoNobel paint technology…

  • International Paint Supports ZPMC to Build San Francisco's Oakland Bay Bridge

    March 16, 2010
    AkzoNobel protective coatings supplied by the company’s International Paint Protective Coatings business will be used to paint the 45,000-ton steel structures being used for the new east span of San Francisco’s Oakland Bay Bridge, to be b…

  • Dr. Willie Lau to Deliver 2010 Mattiello Memorial Lecture at American Coatings Conference

    March 16, 2010
    Dr. Willie Lau, scientist with Dow Construction Chemicals of The Dow Chemical Company, will deliver the Mattiello Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, April 13 at 9:00 am, on the second day of the American Coatings Conference, in Charlotte, NC. Dr. Lau&rsquo…

  • Benjamin Moore offers Arborcoat wood stains

    March 16, 2010
    Benjamin Moore now offers Arborcoat waterborne wood exterior stains. The line consists of five products: Trans­parent, Semi Transparent, Protective Clear Coat, Semi Solid or Solid. Transparent, Semi Transparent and Protective Clear Coat are optio…

  • Sherwin-Williams Buys Italian Wood Coatings Business

    March 16, 2010
    Sherwin-Williams has agreed to purchase an Italian wood coatings business that sells products under the Sayerlack brand. Sayerlack Industrial Wood Coatings makes industrial wood stains and finishes for use in the furniture and cabinets industry. The…

  • Sherwin-williams Fastop 12s flooring system

    March 16, 2010
    Sherwin-Williams has launched FasTop 12S, an easy handling three-component water-based urethane concrete that meets the needs of flooring contractors wanting a longer working time to coat concrete, wood and steel floors in food processing facilities,…

  • Rust-Oleum Acquires Dutch Specialty Coatings Company

    March 16, 2010
    RPM International Inc. announced that its subsidiary, Rust-Oleum Corporation, has acquired Chemtec Chemicals BV, a manufacturer of industrial cleaners and specialty coatings based in the Netherlands. Terms of the transaction, which is expected to be…

  • Fas-Mark cap & cover paint from gasoila

    March 16, 2010
    Gasoila Chemicals, a specialty chemical division of Federal Process Corporation, recently released a brand-new line of Fas-Mark Cap and Cover Paint, an acrylic, upside down spray paint for the retail petroleum market. Used primarily to mark and ident…

  • Glasurit Opens Refinish Competence Center in France

    March 16, 2010
    Glasurit, a BASF Coatings paint brand, recently opened its first Refinish Competence Centre (RCC) for automotive refinish products in France in the city of Montataire. In the future, Glasurit will train nearly 400 customers and trainers at the new ce…

  • CADDY ARMOUR Corrosion Protection Coating System

    March 16, 2010
    Erico has launched Caddy Armour, a new corrosion protection system for steel parts that is UL Recognized and RoHS compliant. Caddy Armour is a chrome-free, bi-metallic corrosion protection coating system that combines an inorganic basecoat for sacrif…

  • Ecology Coatings Bio-Based Technology in UV-Curable Coatings

    March 16, 2010
    Ecology Coatings has developed bio-based materials for use in a new family of EcoQuik UV-curable coatings. Products incorporating bio-based additives are being used in commercial development applications that exhibit enhanced curing speed, pigment co…

  • Glasurit Develops new Bus clear system

    March 16, 2010
    Glasurit has developed a special-purpose bus clear system. The new system consists of Glasurit 924-168 HS Bus Clear plus the 352-168 Reducer – together, these two products ensure even greater gloss and purity.      The products…

  • Global Paint Additives Market to Exceed $6.0 Billion by 2015

    March 16, 2010
    Paint additives are substances that are added to paint formulations to enhance the characteristics of the paint. Integration of additives to paint formulation enables the paint to stick better, limits the growth of mildew and improves the smell and a…

  • ICI Paints AkzoNobel takes PPG to court

    March 16, 2010
     Paint manufacturer ICI Paints Akzo­Nobel has launched legal proceedings against PPG Architectural Coatings Limited following Johnstone’s Paints ongoing ‘No. 1’ advertising campaign. The campaign, which draws direct compari…

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