• Henkel partners with

    January 16, 2008
    || Henkel has formed a collaboration with DuPont to distribute DuPont’s CorMax electrocoat to the North American automotive parts supplier industry. This alliance expands Henkel’s product offerings, providing customers a strong option for e-…

  • nCoat forms collaboration

    January 16, 2008
    || nCoat, Inc. has entered into a letter of intent (LOI) with the European engineering firm Target Electronic Service GmbH (Target). The LOI formalizes a business relationship between Target and nCoat, specifically for the purpose of collaborating toget…

  • Teknos opens new powder

    January 16, 2008
    || The official opening of Teknos’ new powder coating factory took place on November 15 in Rajamäki, Finland. The opening ceremonies including evening reception gathered 700 guests from all over Europe. Greetings from the Finnish government b…

  • Emaar acquires

    January 16, 2008
    || Emaar Industries & Investments (EII), a subsidiary of Emaar Properties PJSC, has acquired a majority stake in Caparol LLC, the Dubai arm of German decorative paint manufacturer the Deutsche Amphibolin Werke (DAW) Group. The Caparol brand is the l…

  • Sherwin-Williams receives global technical approval

    January 16, 2008
    || General Motors (GM) has announced global approval of Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Corp.’s (SWAFC) ULTRA 7000 and AWX Basecoat/Clearcoat System for use in GM collision repair facilities around the world. The approval is the result of ex…

  • Henkel expands trial

    January 16, 2008
    || After a successful trial, Henkel is participating in expanded testing of its new Bonderite conversion coating process in the Ford Motor Company Twin Cities manufacturing facility in St. Paul, MN. Henkel’s new Bonderite conversion coating proces…

  • DuPontís new R&D center in India

    January 16, 2008
    || DuPont has announced plans to invest more than Rs100 crores to construct its first research and development center in India. The DuPont Knowledge Center will be located in Hyderabad and is expected to accommodate more than 300 scientists and other em…

  • Celanese offers emulsion polymers

    January 16, 2008
    || Celanese now offers a broad range of emulsion polymers for interior and exterior architectural finishes for the Chinese paint and coatings market. The new emulsion polymers facility in Nanjing produces a number of innovative products that offer reduc…

  • Cytec Offers Crylcoat

    January 16, 2008
    || Cytec Industries offers a broad selection of polyester resins for powder coatings for value-added, innovative finishes and reductions in total formulation costs. Cytec’s Crylcoat New Generation 2007 powder coatings resins feature improved benef…

  • Silberline introduces new

    January 16, 2008
    || Silberline Manufacturing Company has introduced several new metallic effect pigments for automotive coatings. The Platinum Silver product series contains six aluminum pigments that provide a wide range of metallic effects from bright silver to chroma…

  • Clariant launches new

    January 16, 2008
    || Clariant offers Hostatint A 100, a series of solvent-based pigment preparations specially designed for industrial coatings. The pigment selection is based on Clariant’s large range of pigments for the industrial coatings market. The carr…

  • Dow Corning Introduces

    January 16, 2008
    || Dow Corning has introduced Silastic 100% fluoro liquid silicone rubber (F-LSR), a new fully fluorinated two-part injection moldable elastomer designed to meet increasingly stringent automotive engine temperature, fuel- and oil-resistance specificatio…

  • GLS Introduces new

    January 16, 2008
    || GLS Corp., a Germany-based manufacturer of high performance custom-formulated thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs), has introduced a new family of TPEs based on Infuse olefin block copolymers (OBC) from the Dow Chemical Company. The new Dynalloy OBC…

  • Fluid Management offers

    January 16, 2008
    || Fluid Management has introduced the SK-650 Shaker paint mixing system. The easy to operate SK-650 is designed to enable retailers to mix paint more thoroughly and rapidly, as well as accommodate varying paint containers sizes and shapes. The SK-650 f…

  • Lubrizol adds Metacaulk

    January 16, 2008
    || Lubrizol Advanced Materials has announced that Metacaulk Cast-In-Place Firestop Devices and Metalcaulk Pipe Collars have been added to the FGG/BM/CZ System Compatible Program. Metacaulk Cast-In-Place Firestop Devices are designed for use in poured co…