• Hi-Tech Industrial Coatings acquired

    Tim Wright November 26, 2007
    || Hi-Tech Industrial Coatings acquired

  • Barloworld To Unbundle Freeworld Coatings

    Kerry Pianoforte November 20, 2007
    || Barloworld To Unbundle Freeworld Coatings

  • Rohm and Haas Participates at CHINACOAT 2007

    Kerry Pianoforte November 20, 2007
    || Rohm and Haas Participates at CHINACOAT 2007 and Co-Hosts '2007 Forum on Coatings

  • PPG appoints two new vice presi: Charles F. Kahle

    November 19, 2007
    || PPG Industries has appointed two new vice presidents. Charles F. Kahle II, director, coatings research and development, has been named vice president, coatings research and development. Kahle joined PPG in 1987 as a research associate in coatings. He…

  • President air products Europe retires, zwicky named successor: Bernard Guerini

    November 19, 2007
    || Bernard Guerini, president, Air Products Europe since February 2002 has retired. During his 32-year career with Air Products, Guerini has led the gases businesses of six countries and has also led the integration of a number of acquisitions. In 1999,…

  • Holliday Pigments names : Glynn Jagger

    November 19, 2007
    || Holliday Pigments names new managing director Holliday Pigments has promoted Glynn Jagger, formerly operations director, to managing director. Jagger joined Holliday Pigments’ parent company, Yule Catto, in 1998 and has held a range of senio…

  • Cytec Appoints director of : Jodi Allen

    November 19, 2007
    || Cytec Appoints director of investor relations Cytec Industries has appointed Jodi Allen director of investor relations. Allen joined Cytec in 1990 and has held various positions in sales, planning, procurement and most recently, director of market…

  • Copeland named president : John Copeland

    November 19, 2007
    || Copeland named president of Toyo ink america Toyo Ink America has promoted John Copeland to president from his current position as executive vice president/chief operating officer. Copeland will assume the duties from Fusao Ito, who will con…

  • Degussa Names Brand head of crosslinkers Business line: Gerd Brand

    November 19, 2007
    || Degussa Names Brand head of crosslinkers Business line Gerd Brand, currently president of Nippon Aerosil Co. Ltd., Japan and head of the aerosil standard product line, will move to the coatings and colorants business unit. Following an orientation p…

  • Cray Valley promotes Dekiouk : Mohammed Dekiouk

    November 19, 2007
    || Cray Valley promotes Dekiouk to Channelview plant manager Cray Valley named Mohammad Dekiouk plant manager of the company’s Channelview manufacturing facility in Channelview, TX. Dekiouk is responsible for Norsolene hydrocarbon resin product…

  • Heucotech names Poemer : Robert Poemer

    November 19, 2007
    || Heucotech names Poemer business unit leader Heucotech Ltd., a Heubach company, has hired Robert Poemer as business unit leader for colorants for the coatings industry. In his new position, Poemer will be responsible for establishing the strategic…

  • Comex, No Fire Technologies form

    November 19, 2007
    || No Fire Technologies, Inc., a New Jersey-based manufacturer of patented, high performance, intumescent fire protective paints and coatings, has formed an agreement with Comex Group, one of the largest paint manufacturers and distributors in North Ame…

  • Jotun building new

    November 19, 2007
    || The Jotun Group continues to grow and is now investing in Korea and Libya to meet the steadily growing demand. Jotun has 40 production plants spread across every continent and in the second has decided to invest in new factories in Korea and Libya.…

  • BASF expands production and laboratory capacities for waterborne coatings

    November 19, 2007
    || BASF Coatings is expanding its production and laboratory capacities for the manufacture of eco-efficient waterborne coatings at its Würzburg site. This is the company’s response to the growing demand in the European and Asian markets, espe…

  • PPG, Bain sign agreement

    November 19, 2007
    || PPG’s offer to acquire SigmaKalon Group from Bain Capital has been accepted. The total transaction value, including assumed debt, is approximately €2.2 billion. The acquisition continues to be subject to receipt of regulatory approvals. &…