• Jotun awarded contracts

    December 20, 2007
    Jotun Paints has secured several major projects from the Dubai Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) for the coating protection of a number of bridges and flyovers across the emirate. The RTA’s decision to award the projects to Jotun was influ…

  • Sureshield Coatings

    December 20, 2007
    Due to fast-growing global demand for specially formulated coatings that provide antimicrobial, anti-fingerprint and easy-to-clean characteristics to enhance the performance, aesthetics and durability of metal products and surfaces, Horizon Business…

  • Akzo Nobel shareholders approve acquisition of ICI

    December 20, 2007
    Akzo Nobel N.V. shareholders gave strong support for the company’s proposed acquisition of Imperial Chemical Industries PLC (ICI). At an Extraordinary General Meeting held in Amsterdam, shareholders voted 79% in favor of the transaction. The…

  • PPG lifts capacity of

    December 20, 2007
    PPG has boosted annual production capacity of its factory in Tianjin, a municipality in North China, from 30,000 tons to 70,000 tons. Its new factory, which started operations October 30, covers an area of 60,000 square meters with total investment…

  • SSCP acquires SCHRAMM Coatings

    December 20, 2007
    The forthcoming acquisition of Offenbach, Germany-based Schramm Coatings GmbH by SSCP Co. Ltd., Korea, effective November 16, 2007, is the result of a longstanding and successful collaboration between the two companies in their core automotive indust…

  • 3M completes

    December 20, 2007
    3M has completed its acquisition of Bondo Corp., a manufacturer of auto body repair products for the automotive aftermarket and various other professional and consumer applications. Bondo’s brand complements 3M’s line of auto body repair…

  • Rohm and Haas Polska opens

    December 20, 2007
    Rohm and Haas Polska has opened a brand new warehouse located in Mszczonów, 50 km south of Warsaw. This warehouse will be…

  • Comex, No Fire Technologies form

    November 19, 2007
    No Fire Technologies, Inc., a New Jersey-based manufacturer of patented, high performance, intumescent fire protective paints and coatings, has formed an agreement with Comex Group, one of the largest paint manufacturers and distributors in North Ame…

  • Jotun building new

    November 19, 2007
    The Jotun Group continues to grow and is now investing in Korea and Libya to meet the steadily growing demand. Jotun has 40 production plants spread across every continent and in the second has decided to invest in new factories in Korea and Libya.…

  • BASF expands production and laboratory capacities for waterborne coatings

    November 19, 2007
    BASF Coatings is expanding its production and laboratory capacities for the manufacture of eco-efficient waterborne coatings at its Würzburg site. This is the company’s response to the growing demand in the European and Asian markets, espe…

  • PPG, Bain sign agreement

    November 19, 2007
    PPG’s offer to acquire SigmaKalon Group from Bain Capital has been accepted. The total transaction value, including assumed debt, is approximately €2.2 billion. The acquisition continues to be subject to receipt of regulatory approvals. &…

  • H.B. Fuller to sell

    November 19, 2007
    H.B. Fuller announced that it will sell its stake in an automotive joint venture to partner EMS Chemie Holding AG for $80 million in order to focus on integrating and improving product offerings within its core business areas. H.B. Fuller’s adh…

  • Pony forms

    November 19, 2007
    Pony International has formed a partnership with PPG Industries to continue creating innovative performance and athletic shoes with the latest technologies in state-of-the-art coating systems provided by PPG. “The partnership’s objective…

  • Specialty Coating Systems acquires Parylene Japan K.K.

    November 19, 2007
    Specialty Coating Systems, Inc. (SCS) has completed its acquisition of Parylene Japan K.K. (PJKK). PJKK, a joint venture between SCS and Three Bond Co., Ltd., was established in 1990 to provide Parylene conformal coating services and technologies in…

  • PPG acquires Coatings Resource Corporation

    November 19, 2007
    PPG Industries has acquired certain assets of Huntington Beach, CA-based Coatings Resource Corporation (CRC), producers of paints, lacquers and varnishes for use on metal and wood industrial and consumer products, including audio-visual equipment, sp…

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