• PPG Foundation Supports Dodds Grade School Online Reading Program

    PPG Foundation Supports Dodds Grade School Online Reading Program

    March 25, 2015
    || Dan Prible, materials manager at PPG Industries’ industrial coatings manufacturing facility in Mount Vernon, Illinois, presents a PPG Industries Foundation check to benefit students at Dodds Grade School. Superintendent and Principal Ryan Robin…

  • Axalta Racing’s Brilliant Flames Chevrolet SS 2015 Debuts at Auto Club 400

    Axalta Racing’s Brilliant Flames Chevrolet SS 2015 Debuts at Auto Club 400

    March 25, 2015
    || The popular Brilliant Flames paint scheme on the No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet SS, driven by four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion, Jeff Gordon made its 2015 debut at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California in the Auto Club 400. Axalta Coating System…

  • Building Green and the Coatings Industry

    Jeremy Kerstetter, Contributing Editor March 18, 2015
    || Evaluating the Regulatory Impact on Innovation

  • PPG Foundation Supports New Hope Grade School Programs

    PPG Foundation Supports New Hope Grade School Programs

    March 11, 2015
    || Chris Campbell (center), facility manager at PPG Industries’ industrial coatings manufacturing facility in Mount Vernon, Illinois, presents two PPG Industries Foundation checks to benefit students at New Hope Grade School. Teacher Ardis Barbre…

  • Coatings Summit Draws Top Leaders in the Industry

    Coatings Summit Draws Top Leaders in the Industry

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor March 4, 2015
    || This biennial event attracts the top leaders in the coatings industry.

  • AkzoNobel Launches New Color Trend Guide

    February 25, 2015
    || Experts at AkzoNobel said they have found the extra in the ordinary to create their latest color and trend guide, which will help to transform the look and feel of consumer's next smartphone, tablet or car interior. These trends will be revealed…

  • PPG’s Protective and Marine Coatings Business Receives Award from SSPC

    PPG’s Protective and Marine Coatings Business Receives Award from SSPC

    February 24, 2015
    || PPG Industries’ protective and marine coatings (PMC) business received The Society of Protective Coatings (SSPC) 2015 Military Coatings Project Award of Excellence for the performance of AMERCOAT 235 primer, PSX 700SG polysiloxane topcoat and A…

  • Nissan Debuts Glow-in-the-Dark LEAF in Europe

    Nissan Debuts Glow-in-the-Dark LEAF in Europe

    Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor February 20, 2015
    || Nissan in Europe has become the first manufacturer to apply glow-in-the-dark car paint to promote its all-electric LEAF, and to encourage more people to convert to solar energy at home. The manufacturer worked with inventor Hamish Scott, creator of S…

  • The European Coatings Show Preview

    The European Coatings Show Preview

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor February 18, 2015
    || ECS 2015 will feature more than 1,000 exhibitors.

  • AkzoNobel’s Polymer Chemistry Business Wins JEC Group Innovation Award

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor February 11, 2015
    || AkzoNobel has received the 2015 JEC Innovation Award for its patented cure system for bio fiber reinforced composites in the competition’s Resins category.  The company will receive its award during the JEC Europe Composites Show in Paris…

  • Nova Paint Club Enters New Era

    Nova Paint Club Enters New Era

    February 4, 2015
    || The Nova Paint Club is an international organization founded in 1983 to provide a framework for leading global independent paint companies to benefit from exchanges of technical information, technology and expertise in all areas of their operations.…

  • SEMA 2014 Award-Winning Car Painted With Axalta Brand-ChromaPremier

    SEMA 2014 Award-Winning Car Painted With Axalta Brand-ChromaPremier

    January 28, 2015
    || At the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) tradeshow, Axalta Coating Systems displayed a custom made 1932 Ford Sedan called Y’d Open at its booth. The car took home Ford’s Design of Excellence “Best of Show,” Mothers…

  • Rust-Oleum Launches NeverWet Water Repellant Products

    Rust-Oleum Launches NeverWet Water Repellant Products

    Kerry Pianoforte, Editor January 21, 2015
    || Rust-Oleum recently launched three new water repellant products for use on clothing, auto interiors and outdoor fabric. During the winter months water, mud, slush and snow can severely damage a pair of shoes. Rust-Oleum recently launched a product t…

  • Top Online Exclusives for 2014

    Kerry Pianoforte, Ediotor January 14, 2015
    || Coatings World posted a number of Online Exclusives to our website this year. The most popular article, “P2i Offers Liquid Repellant Nano-Coatings,” focused on a ne technology that coats objects with an invisible protective coating 1/1000…

  • Top Breaking News Stories from 2014

    January 7, 2015
    || This year the coatings industry was closely watching how PPG's purchase of Comex was going to play out. That must explain why our Breaking News story, "PPG Reaches Agreement to Acquire Comex" was our most read Breaking News item for 201…

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