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.
Tim Wright August 11, 2009 PPG Industries can help metal roof manufacturers expedite registration of their cool roof coating colors with the Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) and the Energy Star Cool Roof program, enabling them to promote tax credits and meet "green" building criteri
Tim Wright August 10, 2009 International Paint LLC, an AkzoNobel company, has announced that its specialty linings and coatings brand, Ceilcote, is available to protective coatings customers throughout Europe, Asia and the Netherlands.
Architectural coatings are becoming increasingly robust as we move into the 21st century. Consumers demand that coatings be more stain repellent or easy-to-clean. To meet this demand, paint companies advertise highly cleanable,…