• ACA Industry Expected to Approach $25 Billion in 2019

    August 21, 2015
    The American Coatings Association (ACA) is pleased to announce the publication and availability of its ACA Industry Market Analysis, 9th Edition (2014-2019). This leading market study profiles the performance of the coatings industry’s 19 marke…

  • Sika Corp’s Whelan Named Chair of CEIR

    August 21, 2015
    Brian Whelan, executive vice president of Sika Corporation – Roofing and Flooring, recently was named chair of the newly-elected board of directors for the Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing (CEIR). Whelan, along with the three o…

  • Valspar Declares Quarterly Dividend

    August 21, 2015
    The Valspar Corporation announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.30 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable on September 15, 2015, to shareholders of record on September 1, 2015.…

  • BASF Opens R M Refinish Competence Center in Vietnam

    August 21, 2015
    MT Paint Chemical Production and Trading Co., Ltd., BASF’s exclusive importer for R-M products, has opened its second Refinish Competence Center (RCC) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. This new training facility, with a total area of 800 square met…

  • BASF Receives ‘Supplier Excellence’ Award from Behr Paint

    August 21, 2015
     BASF in conjunction with HORN, its extender distributor in the western region of the United States, received the 2014 Supplier Excellence award from Behr Paint, one of the largest suppliers of architectural paint and exterior wood care products…

  • Bayer Celebrates 50 Years of HDI Production in Leverkusen

    August 21, 2015
     Bayer MaterialScience, which will operate under the new name Covestro from September 1, is celebrating a major anniversary: 50 years of hexamethylene diisocyanate (HDI) production in Leverkusen. Today, the site is home to the world’s larg…

  • Chemours Consolidates and Strengthens TiO2 Business as Part of Five-Point Transformation Plan

    August 21, 2015
    The Chemours Company, a global chemical company with leading market positions in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions, has announced two decisions that are elements of the company's five-point transformation plan. The c…

  • AAMA Releases Updated Requirements for Coatings on Steel Hardware Components

    August 21, 2015
    The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has updated and released a document specifying requirements for corrosion resistant coatings on carbon steels used for hardware components in window, door and skylight applications. The docu…

  • Oxea Announces Sales Control on 1,3-Butylene Glycol

    August 21, 2015
    In reaction to the current demand in the global market and in preparation of the upcoming debottlenecking of Oxea’s 1,3-Butylene Glycol unit at Bishop, Texas effective immediately Oxea will implement a 100% sales control on 1,3-Butylene Glycol…

  • Automotive Market a Major Focus of 2015 Polyurethanes Technical Conference

    August 21, 2015
    The 2015 Polyurethanes Technical Conference will highlight issues and topics specific to the automotive market at the three-day event this October. Hosted by the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI), the conference is set to take place Oct. 5-…

  • PPG to Acquire Remaining Interest in Chemfil Canada Joint Venture

    August 20, 2015
    PPG Industries announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire the remaining interest in Chemfil Canada Limited, a joint venture of PPG and Madinal Enterprises. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter, subject to cus…

  • PPG Announces Expanded Direct Draw Roving Portfolio at CAMX 2015

    August 20, 2015
    PPG Industries’ fiber glass business has expanded the direct draw roving portfolio with APE-free products that offer a combination of hydrolysis-resistance and strength-retention properties. These new products will be featured at CAMX: The Comp…

  • Honda Approves PPG for Flagship NSX

    August 20, 2015
    Even before Honda’s all new flagship sports car, the NSX, reaches its first customers in early 2016, PPG has already received global repair approval from Honda Japan for the stunning supercar. Back in 1990, the original NSX was a technological…

  • PPG Coatings Specified for TAI HURKUS Trainer Aircraft

    August 20, 2015
    PPG Industries aerospace coatings have been specified by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) for the initial production of its HURKUS new-generation basic trainer for the Turkish Armed Forces, with the potential for additional aircraft if production i…

  • Ceramics Keep Supersonic Record Challenger Cool

    August 20, 2015
    As the build of Bloodhound SSC gains momentum and a planned UK test in Newquay is just months away, engineers are increasingly looking at the detail design challenges to help them push the car to 1,000mph and above. These include the issues of coolin…

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