Tim Wright September 14, 2009 California Products Corporation, an Apollo Capital Management portfolio company, has acquired the customer base and certain assets of Progress Paint Manufacturing Company.
Tim Wright September 14, 2009 AkzoNobel has announced plans to balance to its Performance Coatings and Specialty Chemicals portfolios as part of a realignment which will see the launch of two new business units and the merger of two others.
Tim Wright September 1, 2009 CAS-MI Laboratories, an independent laboratory and product formulation facility, has formed an alliance with Chemical Dynamics, LLC, a coatings consulting firm that also specializes in formulation development.
Tim Wright September 1, 2009 The PPG Industries Foundation has donated $5,000 to The University of Akron to support development of the U.S.'s first undergraduate program focused on corrosion engineering.
Tim Wright August 27, 2009 Tikkurila has strengthened its position in the South Eastern European paint market by acquiring the 50% stake of the Slovenian JUB in the trading company Tikkurila JUB Romania SRL.
Tim Wright August 25, 2009 The Powder Coating Institute (PCI) and NACE International, The Corrosion Society (NACE), will be partnering to produce The North American Industrial Coating Show at the Indianapolis Convention Center, October 27-29, 2010.
Tim Wright August 25, 2009 Ecology Coatings, Inc. has signed a collaboration agreement with a major tobacco company for the application of its technology for producing "fire standard compliant" (FSC) cigarettes.
Being a formulator is becoming much more difficult in light of increased regulatory pressures on common raw materials.
Formulators who develop coatings based on oxidatively cured (alkyd) binders face major regulatory obstacles for two key in…