• Asian Adhesives & Sealants

    April 14, 2009
    || Asian Adhesives & Sealants According to the consulting firm Kus­umgar, Nerlfi & Growney, formulated adhesive and sealant consumption in Asia was 7.5 billion pounds in 2008 and worth $8.5 billion. Growth in the region was strong in the fir…

  • IFDA Washington Chapter

    April 14, 2009
    || IFDA Washington Chapter Honors Benjamin Moore Benjamin Moore Paints was honored by the International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA) Washington Chapter, receiving the organization’s 2008 Capital Award. Presented at the IFDA’s N…

  • Oakland University Launches new Nanotech Institute

    April 14, 2009
    || Oakland University Launches new Nanotech Institute The new NanoTech Research & De­velopment Institute on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester, MI, has been launched and is expected to become a state, national and world leader in nano…

  • AkzoNobel, ChemPoint.com

    April 14, 2009
    || AkzoNobel, ChemPoint.com join forces in North America AkzoNobel has chosen e-distributor ChemPoint.com as their North American supplier of its Interpon powder coatings products and services. These encompass stocking colors for industrial and archit…

  • BASF expands in Middle East

    April 14, 2009
    || BASF expands in Middle East Through the Glaurit brand of auto refinishes, BASF has expanded its presence in the Middle East. The coatings firm recently opened two paint and body shops in the Sultanate of Oman on the Arabian Peninsula. One of the two…

  • PPG to cut 2,500 jobs

    April 14, 2009
    || PPG to cut 2,500 jobs in restructuring PPG said it will cut 2,500 jobs in a restructuring plan aimed at saving $140 million annually. The plan is expected to cost the company approximately $160 million in cash, it said. A further charge of up to $50…

  • Akzonobel qualified by

    April 14, 2009
    || Akzonobel qualified by chinese aircraft manufacturer China’s largest aircraft manufacturer, Xian Aircraft Corporation (XAC), has qualified two new products from Akzo­Nobel Aerospace Coatings. The Eclipse range of polyurethane topcoats, alo…

  • BASF receives

    April 14, 2009
    || BASF receives Subaru supplier award BASF Coatings North America has received a Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA) Supplier Award. The award was presented to Juan Carlos Ordonez, group vice president, and Joe Schmondiuk, global account director for B…

  • DuPont vp Says Economic Crisis Will Bring Permanent Changes to Titanium Dioxide Industry

    April 14, 2009
    || DuPont vp Says Economic Crisis Will Bring Permanent Changes to Titanium Dioxide Industry New economic realities resulting from the global recession will permanently change the business landscape, a DuPont vice president told business leaders at TiO2…

  • Sherwin-Williams, NAPA Canada Present Evercoat with Awards

    April 14, 2009
    || Sherwin-Williams, NAPA Canada Present Evercoat with Awards At its 2009 national sales meeting in Dallas, TX, Sherwin-Williams Auto­motive Finishes presented Evercoat with its Supplier of the Year award. Evercoat is a manufacturer of auto body rep…

  • Metalcolour Takes

    April 14, 2009
    || Metalcolour Takes Over SSAB Laminated Steel Metalcolour A/S in Nykobing Falster, Denmark has taken over 100% of the shares in SSAB Laminated Steel AB. The Swedish company will be renamed Metalcolour (Sverige) AB. SSAB Laminated Steel, which is a su…

  • Jotun Paints Reaches Out to the Blind Community in Bahrain

    April 14, 2009
    || Jotun Paints Reaches Out to the Blind Community in Bahrain Jotun Paints has completed its Corp­orate Social Responsibility (CSR) campaign that reached out to visually-impaired children at the Bahrain Friendship Society for the Blind. The initiati…

  • SprayMax Introduces

    April 14, 2009
    || SprayMax Introduces Floor Coating SprayMax Industrial Coatings of Jacksonville, FL has introduced DeckraTex Spray Non Skid Floor Coating after seven years of testing. DeckraTex is an aliphatic polyurea that has been pre-reacted and suspended in wate…

  • Sika Acquires Technology Leader in Liquid Membranes

    April 14, 2009
    || Sika Acquires Technology Leader in Liquid Membranes Sika AG has acquired Iotech Group Limited, with headquarters in England and subsidiaries in the UK, U.S. and Belgium. Iotech Group revenues totaled $55 million for the year 2008. Iotech specializes…

  • IP Germany named Meyer Werft Partner of the Year

    March 12, 2009
    || International Paint Germany (Inter­national Farbenwerke GmbH) has been named Shipbuilding Partner of the Year 2008 by Meyer Werft Papenburg. This is the third year running that Meyer Werft has awarded the Partner des Jahres prize to their top sup…

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