• Sun Chemical and Nantong DIC form Metallic Pigments

    May 13, 2008
    Sun Chemical and its parent company, Dainippon Ink and Chemicals (DIC) have formed a joint venture with Nantong DIC Metallic Pigments Co., Ltd., an aluminum pigment manufacturer. The joint venture expands on a distribution agreement announced in Oc…

  • Cognis makes organizational : Simon Poulton

    May 13, 2008
    Cognis has made a number of organizational changes to better align its strategy and intensify focus on key global product groups in its radiation curing business. Simon Poulton has been appointed global product group manager acrylates. Poulton, who h…

  • Kelly-moore paints names : Arnie Knipp

    May 13, 2008
    Kelly-moore paints names new vice president of sales Kelly-Moore Paint Company, Inc. has appointed Arnie Knipp vice president of sales. Knipp will report to Steve DeVoe, president of Kelly-Moore Paints. Knipp joined Kelly-Moore in 1989, taking an…

  • Akzo nobel makes changes in

    May 13, 2008
    After three years managing Akzo Nobel’s media relations, Marc Michelsen has been appointed head of sustainability communications. Tim van der Zanden will become the new head of media relations, reporting to John McLaren, Akzo Nobel’s dire…

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  • Fusion Uv hires upper

    May 13, 2008
    Fusion UV Systems has appointed Bill Tongen key account manager for the upper Midwest region. He will be located in the St. Paul, MN area and will report to Kevin Joesel, director industrial coatings market.…

  • MetalFX Names walker

    May 13, 2008
    MetalFX Technology, a Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corp. subsidiary, has named Jim Walker business manager. Prior to joining MetalFX, Walker held management positions with Kodak and DuPont.…

  • Jotun signs marine paint contract

    May 13, 2008
    Jotun Cosco Marine Coatings (JCMC) has signed a paint contract for 80 vessels to be built at Dayang Shipyard. This is not only the first NB contract Jotun China secured in 2008, but also the biggest contract ever in the history of Jotun. The total co…

  • Cloverdale acquires Guertin Coatings

    May 13, 2008
    Cloverdale Paint, Inc. of Surrey, British Columbia, Canada has acquired Guertin Coatings of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Founded in 1947 by Antoine and Norbert Guertin, the company has been operated by Phil Guertin and brother Charlie since 1987. Guer…

  • DuPont-Russian Paints to open a research and technical center

    May 13, 2008
    Recapping results in 2007 DuPont-Russian Paints Ltd. said the research and production JV of the two companies will continue the localization of DuPont semi-finished materials and car coatings on the production capacities of Russian Paints in Yaroslav…

  • Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes opens new store

    May 13, 2008
    Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Corporation (SWAFC) has opened a new South Bend, IN store at 1201 South Michigan St. to service the South Bend, Mishawaka and Elkhart markets. The new retail location will incorporate SWAFC’s strategy to enh…

  • RPM's Tremco acquires Prosytec

    May 13, 2008
    RPM International Inc. announced that one of its wholly owned subsidiaries in Europe, Tremco illbruck International, has purchased Prosytec SAS from a subsidiary of Goodrich Corporation. With sales of approximately $39 million (€26 million), Pro…

  • Scorpion Protective Coatings selects ACCESSA

    May 13, 2008
    Scorpion Protective Coatings selects ACCESSA Scorpion Protective Coatings, Inc. has entered into an agreement with Accessa Coatings Solutions on its line of Scorpion protective coatings. Accessa will serve as Scorpion’s sales and distribution…

  • RPM's Euclid Chemical Company acquires Increte Systems

    May 13, 2008
    RPM’s Euclid Chemical Company acquires Increte Systems RPM International Inc. announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, The Euclid Chemical Company of Cleveland, OH, has acquired Increte Systems of Odessa, FL. With sales of approximately $15…

  • ADCO Global has acquired The Dolphin Company

    May 13, 2008
    ADCO Global has acquired The Dolphin Company ADCO Global, through its U.S. operating subsidiary, ADCO Products, has acquired The Dolphin Company, LLC. Based in Toledo, OH, Dolphin supplies custom-formulated adhesives, sealants and coatings to OEMs s…

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