• SIKKENS

    August 9, 2005
    Akzo Nobel Car Refinishes has revamped the packaging of its Sikkens car refinish products. New packaging is based on the four colors of the Sikkens house style—red, blue, yellow and green, according to the Sassenheim, The Netherlands-based un…

  • INTERNATIONAL

    August 9, 2005
    ● International Paint has commissioned a new heavy-duty coatings production plant in Houston, TX. The $17 million project, which took three years to complete, has allowed the company to update and replace existing facilities at the site.…

  • PAINT

    August 9, 2005
    ● Christy Crafton is the newest guest designer at www.paintideas.com, the online DIY resource fueled by Rust-Oleum. Ms. Crafton works for Country Sampler Decorating Ideas magazine and has also appeared on HGTV and Discovery Channel television…

  • NEW

    August 9, 2005
    The industrial adhesives and sealants division of Henkel has redesigned its global internet presence. Those who log onto www.industrial-adhesives.com will get access to a special “solutions center” according to Jean Fayolle, senior vice…

  • MURALO PAINT

    August 9, 2005
    ● Muralo Paint, the leading paint brand from Bayonne, NJ,-based Norton & Sons, has signed an agreement to acquire certain assets of Graham Paint, a Chicago-based manufacturer of waterborne and aqua-borne interior and exterior architectur…

  • CONTEGO’S

    August 9, 2005
    Fire Barrier (FB) latex intumescent paint made by Contego International has passed the ASTM E-84 test covering flame spread and smoke developed values with a class A rating on polyurethane foam, according to the Fairfield, NJ-based company. The coa…

  • UREACOATS

    August 9, 2005
    Ureacoats Industries, a Deerfield Beach, FL-based manufacturer and distributor of weatherproofing sealants and coatings, will open its second distribution center. The facility, located in Orlando, FL, will be operated by Infiniti Paint Company, a $…

  • WATTYL TO

    August 9, 2005
    Napier Environmental Technologies and Wattyl Australia have inked an accord that gives Wattyl usage, resale and distribution rights to Napier’s RemovAll products in Australia. The deal marks Napier’s first major international distributi…

  • DURA COAT

    August 9, 2005
    Dura Coat Products, Inc., a Riverside,CA-based manufacturer of paint products for the coil coating industry, has announced plans to build a second manufacturing site in Huntsville, AL. The new 48,000-sq.ft. paint manufacturing facility will include…

  • NCCA’S 40TH

    August 9, 2005
    “Globalization: marketing beyond the boundaries,” is the focus of the National Coil Coating Association’s (NCCA) 40th annual meeting, which will be held April 13-16 at the Sheraton San Diego hotel and marina in San Diego, CA. Amo…

  • BASF Lights Up The Night

    August 9, 2005
    BASF has launched Constellation Colors, an experimental line for automotive application that will make colors on vehicles visible at night. The company first unveiled the Constellation Colors in June on the Saleen S7R race car which ran in the 24 Hou…

  • “Finger-

    August 9, 2005
    Coatings manufacturers that use a number of production facilities often need to meet contract specifications with products made at more than one facility. In situations where brands are made under license, details of manufacture or the quality of raw…

  • Valspar Plant Joins EPA’s NEPT

    August 9, 2005
    Valspar’s Pittsburgh, PA plant has been accepted into the U.S. EPA’s National Environmental Performance Track (NEPT) program. The facility is only the second paint and coatings plant in the U.S. to earn this status. “We are proud o…

  • CEPE Comments on

    August 9, 2005
    Calling it a “key issue for our industry this year and probably for many years to come,” Klaus Matthias, chairman of the safety, health and environment operating group of CEPE commented on the White Paper on the Strategy for a Future Chem…

  • Polyurea Coatings To Protect San Mateo

    August 9, 2005
    Many additives are needed only in very small volumes and often generate only marginal profits for manufacturers. “Unless the chemical manufacturer conducts the necessary tests for a certain use, the downstream user has to do it, and this may pl…

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