• DAP honored with Golden Hammer Committee Choice Award

    Tim Wright May 13, 2009
    DAP Products Inc. was awarded the “Committee Choice Award” for category management at the 25th Annual Golden Hammer Awards in Las Vegas on Tuesday, May 5, 2009.

  • RPM's sales down 13% in third

    May 12, 2009
    RPM’s net sales of $635.4 million were down 13.2% from the $731.8 million reported a year ago. The net loss for the third quarter was $30.9 million compared to record net income of $12.2 million earned in the year-ago period. “Sales refle…

  • H.B. Fullers income down

    May 12, 2009
    H.B. Fuller’s income down $12 million in first quarter Net income for H.B. Fuller’s first quarter of 2009 was $6.1 million, down from $18.2 million in last year’s first quarter. This represents a loss of $12.1 million. Net revenue…

  • Henkel's Sales down 19%

    May 12, 2009
    Henkel’s Sales down 19% The start of 2009 saw the challenging world economic situation continue and this was reflected in Henkel’s business performance. The company’s Adhesive Technologies business sector has been affected by the w…

  • Sherwin-Williams' Sales

    May 12, 2009
    Sherwin-Williams’ Sales Drop 13% in first Quarter Sherwin-Williams’ first quarter sales dropped 13% to $1.551 billion over last year’s first quarter due to weak paint sales. Sales in the paint stores group of $898.4 million in the…

  • PPG's 1Q Sales drop 30%

    May 12, 2009
    PPG’s 1Q Sales drop 30% PPG has reported $2.8 billion sales for the first quarter, a decline of 30%, or $111 million, versus last year’s first quarter. Income for the quarter was $32 million. First quarter 2008 sales were $4 billion and i…

  • Shepherd Color launches Black

    May 12, 2009
    Shepherd Color Company has introduced a new chromium-free, high-temperature, FDA approved pigment, Black 20F944. Jet black in color, Black 20F944 is made with a non-chromium formulation and is generally used in demanding high-temperature applications…

  • Sartomer introduces

    May 12, 2009
    Sartomer introduces SMA2021 Copolymer Sartomer Company has introduced SMA2021 copolymer, a styrene maleic anhydride copolymer that offers improved heat resistance without compromising water resistance, according to the company. SMA2021 can be used in…

  • Silberline introduce metallic

    May 12, 2009
    Silberline introduce metallic effect pigments for autos Silberline offers the Silver Star family of metallic effect pigments for automotive coatings. Silberline Silver Star pigments exhibit exceptional brilliance, expansive metallic travel and very s…

  • Ashland expands Derakane

    May 12, 2009
    Ashland expands Derakane epoxy vinyl ester resins Ashland Performance Materials has expanded its Derakane corrosion resistant epoxy vinyl ester resin line. In addition to industry-standard Derakane Momentum 411-350 resin and Derakane Momentum 510C-35…

  • BASF providing solutions for Tata

    May 12, 2009
    BASF is supplying India’s Tata Motors with products and engineering solutions for its new Nano automobile designed to reduce emissions, enhance fuel efficiency and improve the car’s overall aesthetic look. The Nano project product develop…

  • Eastman introduces Solus

    May 12, 2009
    Eastman introduces Solus performance additives Eastman Chemical Company offers Solus performance additives for VOC-compliant waterborne and high solids solventborne systems. Solus 2100 performance additive is designed to improve drying time and to op…

  • Spokane paint plant to close

    May 12, 2009
    Spokane paint plant to close Sherwin-Williams Co. will close its Columbia Paint and Coatings manufacturing facility in Spokane, WA, eliminating 37 jobs. The paint-making plant on Haven Street opened 36 years ago. No retail paint stores are closing, t…

  • Cytec launches

    May 12, 2009
    Cytec launches APe-free surfactant Cytec Industries has launched a new APE-free product for use in emulsion polymerization, Aerosol EF-810 surfactant. The product is designed for use as a primary emulsifier for acrylic, vinyl-acrylic, styrene-acryli…

  • PSA approves Glasurit

    May 12, 2009
    PSA approves Glasurit premium paint brand French automaker Peugeot Société Anonyme SE (PSA), which manufactures Peugeot and Citroën, has approved BASF Coatings’ Glasurit paints for use worldwide. The decision underscores PSA…

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