• PPG submits offer to acquire SigmaKalon

    Tim Wright July 23, 2007
    || PPG submits offer to acquire SigmaKalon

  • National Paint Industries Purchases Harco Chemical Coatings

    Tim Wright July 21, 2007
    || National Paint Industries Purchases Harco Chemical Coatings

  • Houghton Partners with Egyptian Coatings to Market ThermadepSM Coating Process to the Metalworking Industry

    Tim Wright July 21, 2007
    || Houghton Partners with Egyptian Coatings to Market ThermadepSM Coating Process to the Metalworking Industry

  • PPG to acquire Barloworld Coatings Australia

    Tim Wright July 20, 2007
    || PPG to acquire Barloworld Coatings Australia

  • ICI to buy Dulux from AECI of South Africa

    Tim Wright July 19, 2007
    || ICI to buy Dulux from AECI of South Africa

  • Full steam ahead for Jotun Turkey

    July 19, 2007
    || Jotun Boya in Turkey will supply interior paint to a new housing complex in Istanbul. More than two million square meters will be painted and this is the largest single project Jotun Boya has won. “This is a fantastic project to supply paint t…

  • Akzo Nobel acquires Chemcraft

    July 19, 2007
    || Akzo Nobel has broadened its position in the North American wood coatings market after signing an agreement to acquire Chemcraft Holdings Corp., North America’s largest privately-owned manufacturer of industrial wood coatings. Established in 1…

  • Tikkurila to establish

    July 19, 2007
    || Kemira Coatings (Tikkurila), the company responsible for Kemira’s paint and coatings business, is increasing its market position in Asian paint markets by establishing a sales company in China. Tikkurila (Beijing) Paints Co., Ltd began operatin…

  • ShawCor plans further

    July 19, 2007
    || Shaw Pipe Protection Ltd., a subsidiary of ShawCor, has entered into an agreement to purchase approximately 250 acres of land in Camrose, Alberta, Canada, adjacent to the company’s new coating facility, which is nearing completion. The purchas…

  • Akzo Nobelís waterborne

    July 19, 2007
    || With the ever increasing demands of cust­omers for environ­­mentally acceptable vehicles and vehicle refinishing solutions, Akzo Nobel has been working with Toyota Motor Corporation in the testing of its waterborne repair products. Sikken…

  • Russian Car Manufacturer Awards BASF Wostok

    July 19, 2007
    || AvtoVAZ, one of the leading Russian automobile manufacturers, has awarded a prize to BASF Wostok, the subsidiary of BASF Coatings AG in Russia, as the best coatings supplier in 2006. The award recognizes BASF Wostok as being among the best 31 supplie…

  • Serving The Irish Market

    July 19, 2007
    || Leighs Paints and Irish Distributors Industrial Protective Coatings (IPC) have formed an agreement to work together as strategic partners. The agreement calls for IPC to serve the Irish market while having the full support of Leighs Paints. The new…

  • Akzo Nobel Powder Coatings opens new site in China

    July 19, 2007
    || Akzo Nobel Powder Coatings has officially opened its fifth manufacturing plant in mainland China. The new facility, situated in Chengdu, Sichuan province, will further improve service to the architectural, general trade coater and functional markets.…

  • Carboline Makes Acquisition

    July 19, 2007
    || Carboline Company has acquired the marine and industrial assets of Finnaren & Haley, a national supplier of marine, industrial and architectural products. Finnaren & Haley is a well established, privately-held paint manufacturer and retailer…

  • Lloydís Register and International Paint Join Forces

    July 19, 2007
    || Lloyd’s Register and International Paint have teamed up to offer shipyards in China step-by-step advice on how to prepare to meet the requirements of the new Performance Standard for Protective Coatings (PSPC) as the industry looks to increase…