• PPG Earns Award From EnviroPrime

    August 9, 2005
    || l PPG Industries has received a Three Rivers Environmental Award for the development of its Enviro-Prime 2000 lead-free corrosion electrodeposition automotive coatings. There were 31 finalists in 10 award categories. The awards are sponsored by the P…

  • Carlisle New Plant

    August 9, 2005
    || PPG’s lead-free electrodeposition coatings have also received an R&D 100 Award and were a finalist in the PACE Award program. To provide corrosion protection and a smooth surface for paints, automakers dip car bodies in an electrically-char…

  • Akzo Nobel Honor Future Scientist

    August 9, 2005
    || l Carlisle Coatings & Waterproofing recently broke ground for a new office and manufacturing facility in Wylie, TX. Construction is scheduled to be completed in November. The new facility will manufacture polyurethane deck coatings and sealants f…

  • Oxyplast Adds

    August 9, 2005
    || Akzo Nobel’s coil and extrusion coatings business unit recently presented the 15th annual Hanna Award to Erin M. Langenkamp, a 12th-grade student at Lehman Catholic High School, Sidney, OH. The Hanna Award is presented at Ohio Science Day to th…

  • Radtech Publishes UV

    August 9, 2005
    || l Oxyplast has added Dai Phu Company to its international network of licensees. Oxyplast is a Belgian manufacturer of decorative coatings for both architectural and industrial applications. l RadTech International North America’s UV measuring…

  • Carbon Black Demand

    August 9, 2005
    || “The glossary was prompted by the scattered and sometimes incorrect terms used in industrial UV curing technologies,” said Robin Wright of 3M. “It is intended to provide common and technical meanings as used in and appropriate for U…

  • New Ad Campaign to Promote Powder

    August 9, 2005
    || The Powder Coating Institute has developed a three-year plan using advertising, public relations, direct mail, trade shows, market research, the Internet and the Powder Coated Tough Mark to promote the benefits of a powder coated finish to industrial…

  • IPC promotes ISO

    August 9, 2005
    || “Long-range planning allows PCI to integrate the various elements of the campaign as they develop, instead of taking a knee-jerk reactionary approach to the program year-to-year,” said Greg Bocchi, executive director.…

  • CA Awards Duro Coat

    August 9, 2005
    || l Although a new global standard for industrial coatings, ISO 12044, was developed in 1999 to replace individual national standards such as BS5493 and DIN55928, International Protective Coatings (IPC) wants to raise awareness among engineers and spec…

  • Sherwin-Williams adds satin sheen to RAL color program

    November 30, -0001
    || Sherwin-Williams, through its Product Finishes Division, has launched satin sheen powder coatings in RAL colors. The new program joins the company’s comprehensive family of Powdura powder coatings. Sherwin-Williams now offers 188 RAL colors ava…

  • CakeBoxx Technologies Partners with Valspar as Container Coatings Supplier

    November 30, -0001
    || CakeBoxx Technologies, developer of the CakeBoxx doorless intermodal shipping containers, has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with The Valspar Corporation as its coatings supplier for a new line of containers. Valspar will supply a ful…

  • Lowe’s to Pay $2.75 Million Fine

    November 30, -0001
    || Hardware superstore is the latest to have breeched SCAQMD's Rule 1113 for high-VOC content.

  • Bronz-Glow Technologies in Certified Application Agreement with Leminar Coils

    November 30, -0001
    || Deal brings Bronze-Glow's expertise to the Middle East.