June 16, 2009 Pruitt to retire from Univar
Univar chairman and CEO Gary Pruitt has announced that he will retire as chief executive officer. He will remain with Univar as chairman of the board following the transition to a new CEO. Pruitt is a 30-year veteran of…
Tim Wright June 15, 2009 PPG's aerospace coatings business has signed an agreement with Farécla Inc., Chagrin Falls, OH, for global sales and distribution of Farécla’s polishes, abrasives and waxes for use on aircraft coatings.
Tim Wright June 15, 2009 A new report from NanoMarkets, an industry analyst firm, predicts that new opportunities are emerging in the conductive coatings market as the result of new applications and novel materials.
Tim Wright June 15, 2009 The global speciality chemicals market is expected to shrink by approximately four percent to $451 billion in 2009, according to SRI Consulting’s report, "Overview of the Specialty Chemicals Industry."
Tim Wright June 15, 2009 Valspar's new Zenith G-1 solvent-based self-seal topcoat for wood coating applications has received Greenguard certification by meeting the Greenguard Environmental Institute's air quality standard for low emitting products.
Tim Wright June 5, 2009 Lord Corporation has launched Autoseal 3500 coating, an aqueous, low-gloss coating designed for use on dense EPDM glass run channel applications where a high degree of abrasion resistance is needed.
Tim Wright June 4, 2009 PPG has introduced three new American Institute of Architects’ Continuing Education Services (AIA/CES) courses, including two that fulfill the AIA’s new sustainable design (SD) requirement.
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