• EPA Publishes Reactivity Rule for Aerosol Coatings

    August 11, 2008
    EPA Publishes Reactivity Rule for Aerosol Coatings The EPA’s new final rule for National Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Emission Standards for Aerosol Coatings pares down the Table of Reactivity Factors from over 800 compounds to approximatel…

  • New HP Process from Sherwin-Williams

    August 11, 2008
    New HP Process from Sherwin-Williams A new HP Process with Air-Bake technology from Sherwin-Williams Auto­motive Finishes is a patent-pending automotive paint process designed to remove the need for baking to achieve a fast cure time. HP Process…

  • Nerites Technology Wins Scientific Accolades

    August 11, 2008
    Nerites Technology Wins Scientific Accolades Anti-fouling medical device coatings developed by Nerites Corporation, Madison, WI, have received several recent awards recognizing innovation in medical technology. Collaborators at the University of Wes…

  • Industrialex Acquires Parts of Compass Industrial Coatings

    August 11, 2008
    Industrialex Acquires Parts of Compass Industrial Coatings Industrial coating company Industrialex Manufacturing Corp., Arvada, CO, has acquired the customers and the management of Compass Industrial Coatings, Inc., Colorado Springs, CO. Established…

  • Specialty Coating Systems acquired by Berwind Corp.

    August 11, 2008
    Specialty Coating Systems acquired by Berwind Corp. Specialty Coating Systems (SCS) of Indianapolis, IN has been acquired by private investment management company Berwind Corporation based in Philadelphia, PA. Berwind purchased SCS from Bunker Hill C…

  • California Paints Launches New Online Color Center

    August 11, 2008
    California Paints Launches New Online Color Center California Paints has launched its Online Color Center, a set of media-rich online color tools that enable customers and design professionals to interactively create unique and personalized paint co…

  • Diversified Coatings expands presence in Asia

    August 11, 2008
    Diversified Coatings expands presence in Asia Diversified Coatings, Inc., manufacturer of Morwear Paint, is expanding its presence in Asia with the addition of new distributors in Singapore and Saipan. The architectural paint of the U.S.-based compa…

  • BEHR is number one among consumers

    July 16, 2008
    BEHR ranks highest in satisfying customers with interior paint, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2008 Interior Paint Satisfaction Study. The study, now in its second year, measures customer satisfaction with interior paint by examining six…

  • AkzoNobel to sell its Canadian paint brands

    July 16, 2008
    AkzoNobel to sell its Canadian paint brands AkzoNobel has agreed to sell its Para and Crown Diamond decorative paint brands in Canada to General Paint Corp. The sale is in line with the commitment package which was agreed with the Canadian authorit…

  • BASF expands in South Africa

    July 16, 2008
    BASF expands in South Africa BASF Coatings Services (Pty) Ltd. is set to take over the business of MAB Auto Body Parts and Paint Centre Ltd. in Johannesburg, South Africa. MAB sales activities related to automotive refinish products, non-paint produc…

  • Jotun to open 15 retail outlets in India

    July 16, 2008
    Jotun to open 15 retail outlets in India The Jotun Group will be opening three retail outlets in Kozhikode region of North Kerala in India. These will be located at Kozhikode, Payyannur and Perienthalmanna. Jotun currently has eight retail outlets in…

  • KPC Coatings Group rebrands itself

    July 16, 2008
    KPC Coatings Group rebrands itself KPC Coatings Group Inc. will be rebranding itself as Certified Coating Specialists Inc. to continue to reflect the evolution of the company from the initial powder coating business, to its present status in industri…

  • LaFontaine Automotive Group selects PPG

    July 16, 2008
    LaFontaine Automotive Group selects PPG The LaFontaine Automotive Group, Highland, MI, has converted from using a solvent-based system for vehicle paint repairs to using Envirobase High Performance waterborne basecoat by PPG Industries’ automot…

  • Automotive coatings, adhesives and sealants industry report

    July 16, 2008
    Automotive coatings, adhesives and sealants industry report U.S. demand for automotive coatings, adhesives and sealants is expected to increase 2.6% annually to $5.3 billion in 2012, with volume reaching 1.6 billion pounds, according to “Automo…

  • ShawCor to provide coating services to Gazprom in Russia

    July 16, 2008
    ShawCor to provide coating services to Gazprom in Russia ShawCor Ltd. has announced that its subsidiary, Bredero Shaw, has received a contract with a value in excess of $20 million to provide three layer anticorrosion and concrete weight coating for…

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