Tim Wright October 20, 2009 PPG Industries reported sales for the third quarter of $3.2 billion, a decline of 24 percent versus the prior year's third quarter including a 5 percent decline resulting from a business divestiture in 2008.
Tim Wright October 20, 2009 Cytec Industries Inc. announced net earnings for the third quarter 2009 of $12.5 million or $0.26 per diluted share on net sales of $740 million. Included in the quarter are several special items that total $15.1 million of net expense after-tax or $…
Tim Wright October 14, 2009 Sherwin-Williams Aerospace has expanded its global presence to meet increasing demand in Asia and the Pacific Rim by adding new authorized distributors in China and Australia.
Tim Wright October 9, 2009 RPM International Inc., a holding company of global specialty coatings, building materials and services businesses, announced that its Carboline subsidiary has acquired a majority interest in its Indian joint venture, CDC Carboline India Pvt. Ltd.
Tim Wright October 5, 2009 ASTM D7489, Practice for Evaluating Touch-Up Properties of Architectural Coatings Under Various Environmental Conditions, covers variations in color, gloss and sheen that impact touch-up capacity of paint.
Tim Wright October 5, 2009 Canada's Minister of the Environment, Jim Prentice, recently announced new regulations to reduce emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from the architectural coatings sector through products such as paints, finishes, dyes and varnishes.
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