• Corporate Maneuvering Marks End of Year in Adhesives

    August 9, 2005
    l A polyurea coating made by HEHR International Polymers will be used to protect a 4.2 mile concrete section of the San Mateo Bridge in San Francisco, CA. Already one year into the 25-month project, some 3.3 million square-feet will be coated with t…

  • COATINGS INDUSTRY REACTS

    August 9, 2005
     The International Maritime Organization (IMO), the United Nations Specialized Agency with responsibility for the safety of shipping and the prevention of marine pollution by ships, signed an agreement at a meeting in London, England on October 5,…

  • H.B. FULLER

    August 9, 2005
     After months of testing, H.B. Fuller has launched its new e-commerce offering, Powderstore.com. The site allows visitors to perform a number of online tasks, including placing orders, checking order status, downloading tech data sheets and MSD…

  • BASF’S BELVIDERE SITE GETS ON

    August 9, 2005
     BASF Corporation’s automotive coatings manufacturing plant in Belvidere, NJ has been accepted into the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) National Environmental Performance Track, a program designed to motivate and reward…

  • BASF AND

    August 9, 2005
     BASF Coatings AG and DaimlerChrysler AG have extended their global cooperation in the automotive refinish market by signing a local supplier agreement in Australia. Through the agreement between the car manufacturer and BASF Wattyl Coatings, BA…

  • GLOBAL

    August 9, 2005
     Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings announced that Global Aerospace Coatings of Deer Park, TX, has joined the company’s distribution network as an authorized, exclusive Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings distributor. “Global Aerospa…

  • OXYPLAST

    August 9, 2005
     Oxyplast Belgium N.V. announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art factory in Ghent, Belgium. Oxyplast, a producer of powder coatings, employs 65 people and had sales of $10.9 million last year, according to the company…

  • ICI DULUX

    August 9, 2005
     ICI Dulux Paint Centers and Dodge have teamed up to offer professional painters a chance to win one of four new Dodge Ram cargo vans or pickups, complete with a free ladder from Werner Ladder. This year’s sweepstakes runs from Nov. 1 throug…

  • COATING

    August 9, 2005
     California Hardcoating Company has announced the commercial release of a clear, super-hard coating called Perma-New, a liquid blend of silica and resin that allows manufacturers to hardcoat their own products. Perma-New coatings are room temperat…

  • DUPONT

    August 9, 2005
    DuPont recently sponsored a car painting contest at the 2001 Seoul, Korea, 36th World Skills Competition, providing finishes, mixing machines and technical support. “As an official sponsor of the car painting contest, we were able to commu…

  • KCC’s Launches New Snap-Cure Thermoplastic Coating

    August 9, 2005
    l KCC Thermocoat, a member of the KCC Group of companies, has developed a new technology for corrosion protection of concrete and steel substrates. The new technology uses flame and molten spray thermoplastic materials, which have substantial advant…

  • BASF Honored by Saturn for Another Flawless Year

    August 9, 2005
    BASF’s automotive OEM coatings regional business unit has been presented with Saturn’s outstanding supplier achievement award for the second consecutive year. According to Saturn Corp., BASF supplied coating systems with no defects or re…

  • More Than Your Basic Plaque:

    August 9, 2005
    More Than Your Basic Plaque: To showcase its award from Saturn, outside BASF’s automotive campus in Southfield, MI is a Saturn Coupe painted with an experimental bright orange metallic finish. The finish, developed in BASF’s color develo…

  • Ace Paint and Coastal Living Bring Idea House

    August 9, 2005
    Ace Hardware Corp.’s Ace Royal paints helped to create the special look of the Coastal Living Idea house in Beaufort, S.C. Ace’s interior and exterior paints were donated to the project by Ace retailer Gaster Lumber & Hardware in Gar…

  • Ace Hardware Stores On the Rise

    August 9, 2005
    Ace Hardware Stores On the Rise Have you driven past your local hardware store? It may have changed to Ace Hardware store. Ace Hardware Corp has announced that 119 hardware stores joined its retailer-owned coop from other wholesalers in the indu…

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