• European Markets Bond with AkzoNobel's StickerFix Repair System

    March 16, 2010
    AkzoNobel Car Refinishes has launched a new do-it-yourself (DIY) repair and protection solution for minor car scratches. Already launched in ten countries across Europe, StickerFix is an adhesive system which uses patented AkzoNobel paint technology…

  • International Paint Supports ZPMC to Build San Francisco's Oakland Bay Bridge

    March 16, 2010
    AkzoNobel protective coatings supplied by the company’s International Paint Protective Coatings business will be used to paint the 45,000-ton steel structures being used for the new east span of San Francisco’s Oakland Bay Bridge, to be b…

  • Dr. Willie Lau to Deliver 2010 Mattiello Memorial Lecture at American Coatings Conference

    March 16, 2010
    Dr. Willie Lau, scientist with Dow Construction Chemicals of The Dow Chemical Company, will deliver the Mattiello Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, April 13 at 9:00 am, on the second day of the American Coatings Conference, in Charlotte, NC. Dr. Lau&rsquo…

  • Sherwin-Williams Buys Italian Wood Coatings Business

    March 16, 2010
    Sherwin-Williams has agreed to purchase an Italian wood coatings business that sells products under the Sayerlack brand. Sayerlack Industrial Wood Coatings makes industrial wood stains and finishes for use in the furniture and cabinets industry. The…

  • Rust-Oleum Acquires Dutch Specialty Coatings Company

    March 16, 2010
    RPM International Inc. announced that its subsidiary, Rust-Oleum Corporation, has acquired Chemtec Chemicals BV, a manufacturer of industrial cleaners and specialty coatings based in the Netherlands. Terms of the transaction, which is expected to be…

  • Glasurit Opens Refinish Competence Center in France

    March 16, 2010
    Glasurit, a BASF Coatings paint brand, recently opened its first Refinish Competence Centre (RCC) for automotive refinish products in France in the city of Montataire. In the future, Glasurit will train nearly 400 customers and trainers at the new ce…

  • Ecology Coatings Bio-Based Technology in UV-Curable Coatings

    March 16, 2010
    Ecology Coatings has developed bio-based materials for use in a new family of EcoQuik UV-curable coatings. Products incorporating bio-based additives are being used in commercial development applications that exhibit enhanced curing speed, pigment co…

  • Global Paint Additives Market to Exceed $6.0 Billion by 2015

    March 16, 2010
    Paint additives are substances that are added to paint formulations to enhance the characteristics of the paint. Integration of additives to paint formulation enables the paint to stick better, limits the growth of mildew and improves the smell and a…

  • ICI Paints AkzoNobel takes PPG to court

    March 16, 2010
     Paint manufacturer ICI Paints Akzo­Nobel has launched legal proceedings against PPG Architectural Coatings Limited following Johnstone’s Paints ongoing ‘No. 1’ advertising campaign. The campaign, which draws direct compari…

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  • International Paint to build fire protection lab

    February 8, 2010
    International Paint will invest $10.3 million to build a new testing laboratory for fire protection products at its manufacturing site at Felling, UK. The new facility will create 14 new jobs, and secure a further 30 at the site. The new laboratory w…

  • Ennis Paint Purchases G.T. Industries

    February 8, 2010
    Ennis Paint, a global provider of pavement marking materials and traffic safety products has purchased a majority share in G.T. Industries, a manufacturer of pavement marking materials in Australia. The facility is located in Ingleburn, New South Wal…

  • AkzoNobel Car Refinishes in Deal with GM Europe

    February 8, 2010
    General Motors Europe (GME) and AkzoNobel Car Refinishes formed an agreement under which AkzoNobel will participate in GME’s Body and Paint Program. AkzoNobel Car Refinishes will supply GME’s Opel and Vauxhall dealer network all across Eu…

  • Miller Paint Acquires ICI Paint Stores

    February 8, 2010
    Miller Paint, Portland, OR/USA, is buying two ICI Paints Stores in its home state located in Portland and Salem, and owned by AkzoNobel. Miller plans to operate the Portland store as a new Performance Coatings Center, and consolidate the ICI Salem st…

  • Chase Corporation Acquires ServiWrap Product Line

    February 8, 2010
    Chase Corporation, a global manufacturer of protective tapes and coatings, has acquired the full range of ServiWrap pipeline protection products from Grace Construction Products, a unit of W.R. Grace & Co. ServiWrap high performance tapes, which…