• ShawCor to provide pipe

    November 19, 2007
    ShawCor Ltd. has announced that its subsidiary, Bredero Shaw (Singapore) Pte Ltd., has received a contract with a total value of more than $85 million to provide anti-corrosion, flow assurance, concrete weight and internal flow efficiency pipeline co…

  • Largest tanker coated with

    October 18, 2007
    International Paint Ltd. has completed coating one of the world’s largest crude oil carriers, the 442,500 dwt V-Plus TI Africa. Owned and operated by Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. (OSG), the 2002 Korean built vessel, is one of four sister s…

  • OAO TMK acquires pipe coating producer OOO Truboplast

    October 18, 2007
    OAO TMK, one of the world’s largest oil and gas pipe producers, reached an agreement to acquire 100% of share capital in OOO Truboplast. The consolidation of Truboplast into TMK’s structure is planned to be completed by the end of 2007. O…

  • Benjamin Moore acquires Finnaren & Haley

    October 18, 2007
    With an eye to solidifying its position in the Philadelphia, PA region, Benjamin Moore has announced its intent to purchase select assets of Finnaren & Haley Paint & Coatings (F&H), a regional manufacturer based in Conshohocken, PA. Acco…

  • Columbia Paint & Coatings to merge with Sherwin-Williams

    October 18, 2007
    The Sherwin-Williams Company and Columbia Paint & Coatings Co. have entered into a definitive merger agreement. Following the consummation of the merger, Columbia Paint & Coatings Co. will become a subsidiary of Sherwin-Williams. Columbia Pa…

  • Valspar acquires

    October 18, 2007
    The Valspar Corporation has acquired Teknos Nova Coil TNC Oy, a Helsinki, Finland-based manufacturer of high-performance coil coatings widely used in the construction industry, from Teknos Group Oy. “This acquisition builds on Valspar’s…

  • Chase Corporation

    October 18, 2007
    Chase Corporation, a global manufacturer of specialty tapes, laminates, sealants and coatings, announced that through its wholly owned subsidiary, Chase Protective Coatings Ltd., it has acquired the product lines and manufacturing facility of Long Pr…

  • Chemark and Blairgowrie

    October 18, 2007
    The Chemark Consulting Group, Inc. of Southern Pines, NC and Blairgowrie Associates, LLC, a Tennessee limited liability company recently announced their formal collaborative alliance. In a joint statement, Chemark’s and Blairgowrie’s man…

  • ShawCor announces pipe coating capacity addition

    October 18, 2007
    ShawCor Ltd. announced that its subsidiary, Shaw Pipe Protection Ltd., will invest $13.8 million in additional FBE pipe coating capacity for the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin (WCSB). This investment is in addition to the previously announced fac…

  • PPG to focus on coatings; sells auto glass and

    October 18, 2007
    PPG Industries has signed an agreement with Platinum Equity of Beverly Hills, CA, under which the company would divest its automotive OEM glass and automotive replacement glass (ARG) and services businesses. The total sales price for the businesses b…

  • PPG Aerospace high-solids exterior epoxy primer

    October 18, 2007
    PPG Aerospace-PRC-DeSoto has qualified its new-generation high-solids low-VOC exterior epoxy aerospace primer at Boeing that exhibits superior adhesion, flexibility and rain-erosion resistance, according to PPG coatings officials. Desoprime HS CA770…

  • Globally Responsible Coatings’ Theme Set for ICE 2008

    October 18, 2007
    In 2008, the International Coatings Expo (ICE) will return to its permanent home and every-other-year schedule in Chicago, IL. To be offered on October 15–17, ICE 2008 will take place at the Lakeside Center, McCormick Place, in Chicago, IL. P…

  • ICI agrees to be acquired by Akzo

    September 20, 2007
    After two months of negotiations, the chemicals and paints group of UK-based ICI has agreed to be bought by Dutch rival Akzo Nobel for £8 billion ($16.1 billion). The board of Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) has agreed to the cash takeover,…

  • PPG submits offer

    September 20, 2007
    PPG Industries announced an offer to purchase SigmaKalon Group, based in Uithoorn, Netherlands, from global private investment firm Bain Capital. The total transaction value, including assumed debt, is €2.2 billion. Bain Capital has granted a pe…

  • DuPont products

    September 20, 2007
    DuPont Chemical Solutions Enterprise (DCSE), DuPont Titanium Technologies (DTT) and partner Beger Co., Ltd. recently launched Beger Shield Gloss Enamel Paint in Thailand. The new product is formulated with DuPont Teflon and DuPont Zonyl. Beger is Du…

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