• Tronox's U.S. operations file

    February 11, 2009
    Tronox Inc. has announced that it and certain of the company’s subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The filing does not include Tronox’s operations outside of the U.S…

  • NACE International

    February 11, 2009
    NACE International and the NACE Foundation recently opened the NACE International Training Center. Located in Houston, TX, the $2.4 million, 15,000-square-foot facility is dedicated exclusively to advancing corrosion education. “This tr…

  • AkzoNobel

    February 11, 2009
    AkzoNobel acquires LII Europe AkzoNobel has completed the acquisition of the business and assets of the German-based company LII Europe. The acquired activities will be integrated into AkzoNobel Industrial Chemicals. Financial details of th…

  • PPG appoints Niekamp VP, auto: Cynthia Niekamp

    February 11, 2009
    PPG Industries has appointed Cynthia Niekamp vice president, automotive coatings. She is based at the company’s Troy, MI automotive technology center and reports directly to William Wulfsohn, senior vice president, coatings. Niekamp joins…

  • Altergott named president : Karl Altergott

    February 11, 2009
    Altergott named president and COO of Dunn-Edwards Karl Altergott has been named president and chief operating officer of Dunn-Edwards Corp. Altergott has an extensive management background, most recently serving as CEO of Rincon Industries. Alte…

  • Burke industrial coatings: Michael Lee

    February 11, 2009
    Burke industrial coatings names lee industrial chemist Burke Industrial Coatings has named Michael Lee industrial chemist. Lee’s responsibilities will include helping the company continue to develop high performance specialized paint and coat…

  • Powder Coatings Institute: Rodger Talbert

    February 11, 2009
    Powder Coatings Institute names New technical director The Powder Coatings Institute (PCI) has named Rodger Talbert technical director. Talbert will act as the technical liaison between PCI and the marketplace, focusing on training and education.…

  • Management Changes in Tikkurila's unit in Ukraine: Raivo Volt

    February 11, 2009
    Management Changes in Tikkurila’s unit in Ukraine Raivo Voit has been appointed the new general director of LLC Tikkurila, the Ukrainian subsidiary of Tikkurila. Voit will be responsible for developing Tikkurila’s decorative paint and ind…

  • Evonik makes management change: Martin Welp

    February 11, 2009
    Evonik makes management change Martin Welp has been named head of Evonik’s polyesters and adhesive resins product line. Welp joined Evonik in 1999. After working in various areas of the group, he became managing director with operational respo…

  • NETZSCH Promotes John Hill to Advisory Role: John Hill

    February 11, 2009
    NETZSCH Promotes John Hill to Advisory Role NETZSCH Fine Particle Technology LLC has appointed John Hill as application and process advisor. In his new position, Hill will work closely with customers in a variety of industries to solve their most di…

  • Reynolds Industries names hopcus sales manager: Nelson Hopcus

    February 11, 2009
    Reynolds Industries names hopcus sales manager Reynolds Industries, a manufacturer of industrial mixing and processing equipment, has appointed Nelson Hopcus…

  • RPM subsidiary acquires Swiss sealants company

    Tim Wright February 9, 2009
    RPM subsidiary acquires Swiss sealants company

  • Sherwin-Williams to acquire Altax in Poland

    Tim Wright February 9, 2009
    Sherwin-Williams to acquire Altax in Poland

  • Mercedes-Benz approves PPG paints for repair work

    Tim Wright February 9, 2009
    Mercedes-Benz approves PPG paints for repair work

  • PPG files suit against Sherwin-Williams

    Tim Wright February 5, 2009
    PPG files suit against Sherwin-Williams