• PPG Clearcoats Gain GM Approval

    November 29, 2013
    General Motors has given global approval for use of select PPG clearcoats for warranty repairs on its vehicles. The approved products include PPG’s NEXA AUTOCOLOR P190-6800 HS Express Clearcoat, ENVIROBASE High Performance EC800 Ultra Fast 2.1…

  • PPG Publishes 2014 Global Color Trends Book

    November 26, 2013
    PPG Industries recently published its 2014 Global Color Trends book, a 100-page overview of PPG’s collective forecast for color use in building and decor, automobiles, consumer electronics and aerospace. The book, produced by the company’…

  • Valspar to Supply Waterborne Coating System for Maersk Container Industry

    November 25, 2013
    The Valspar Corporation and Maersk Container Industry have entered into a long-term supply agreement. Valspa will provide Valspar Aquaguard waterborne coating for shipping containers manufactured in Maersk Container Industry’s operations in Don…

  • PPG Board of Directors Ranks First in study of Governance Capacity

    November 22, 2013
    PPG Industries’ board of directors ranks first among the boards of more than 600 U.S. public companies, according to a study of governance capacity that was released today by JamesDruryPartners. The third annual "The Weight of America&rsq…

  • Valspar Foundation and NDSU Announce Coatings Scholarships and Student Research Program

    November 22, 2013
    The Valspar Corporation and North Dakota State University (NDSU) have announced two new scholarship programs to provide opportunities for students studying coatings and polymeric materials at NDSU. The Valspar Foundation will contribute $20,000 to su…

  • AkzoNobel to Optimize Coil Coatings Activities in Europe and Russia

    November 22, 2013
    AkzoNobel announced plans to optimize the manufacturing footprint of its Coil Coatings sites in Europe and Russia by concentrating production at three strategic sites. The company intends to improve operational performance by focusing all European m…

  • Many of Sherwin-Williams Coating Solutions Meet LEED v4 Green Building Standards

    November 21, 2013
    The LEED rating system recently experienced a significant overhaul. Specifiers and applicators are looking for coatings that meet the new LEED v4 requirements while delivering optimal performance. Sherwin-Williams manufactures coatings that meet the…

  • PPG Receives Ford Approval for Clearcoats

    November 21, 2013
    PPG has received approval from Ford Motor Company for use of its advanced clearcoat products for warranty repairs on all Ford vehicles. The approval was announced jointly by Kevin Loop, PPG OEM business development manager and Gerry Bonanni, Ford sen…

  • Kelly-Moore Paints Offers Colors Inspired by Downton Abbey

    Kelly-Moore Paints Offers Colors Inspired by Downton Abbey

    November 21, 2013
    The PBS television series “Downton Abbey” has captivated audiences with its drama and sophistication. Among the other fascinating features is the show’s home décor and style. As many eagerly anticipate the premier of Season…

  • Dulux Paint Predicts Colorful Revival in Year Ahead

    November 20, 2013
    The Dulux brand has unveiled its 2014 paint trends forecast. The colorful palette is filled with rich, invigorating hues that represent renewal and refreshing change, according to the leading Canadian paint brand. “After four economically-diff…

  • Daimler AG Gives Worldwide Approval of PPG’s New Matte Clearcoats

    November 20, 2013
    PPG Automotive Refinish has received approval of its new matte clearcoats D8115 Matte and D8117 Semi-Gloss by Daimler AG for use on all Daimler matte-finished passenger cars worldwide. The new clearcoats use the unique PPG dual-clear repair process r…

  • PPG Donates $5,000 to Future of Flight Foundation

    November 19, 2013
    The PPG Industries Foundation announced a $5,000 donation to the Future of Flight Foundation (FoFF) to support a program that exposes local students to various STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers and challenges them to master cut…

  • BASF Supplies Superior Edge Protection for Rotor Blades

    November 19, 2013
    Wind turbines need to have a service life of 20 years in order to be economically efficient. BASF has now developed a robust paint that protects rotor blades even better, especially on the edges, according to the company. RELEST  Wind LEP techno…

  • BASF Supports Typhoon Victims in Philippines

    November 14, 2013
    The Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE has decided to contribute €300,000 to relief efforts in the Philippines. With funding from BASF, BASF Stiftung, a charitable foundation based in Germany, will support the disaster relief activities of…

  • BehrPro Enhances Web Enabled Business Program

    November 13, 2013
    BehrPro, the professional products and services group of Behr Process Corporation, strengthened its commitment to helping professionals grow sustainable businesses by announcing updates to its Web Enabled Business (WEB) service. WEB is a free progra…