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    DURACOAT

    ● DuraCoat Products Inc., a Riverside, CA maker of coil and spray coatings, has brought its second manufacturing plant online. The new 48,000-sq.-ft. facility is located in Huntsville, AL and includes warehousing, technical services, R&D…
    08.10.05

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    SIGMA COATINGS PROTECTS

    Sigma Protective Coatings UK and Sigma Protective Coatings Greece will be supplying the coatings for the Rion Antirion bridge in Greece, the largest bridge under construction in Europe. The bridge, which is being constructed for the Athens 2004 O…
    08.10.05

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    AMERICAN

    American Capital Strategies Ltd. has invested $12.5 million in Northwest Coatings Corp., a developer and manufacturer of customized specialty energy-curable and water-based coatings and adhesives. Based in Oak Creek, WI, Northwest Coatings operates…
    08.10.05

  • Automotive Refinish  | Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    BASF UNVEILS

    ● BASF’s automotive refinish e-business site–www.bodyshopmall.com–has been relaunched with enhancements and features that make it even more user-friendly and versatile, according to the company. Among the enhancements to bod…
    08.10.05

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    TEMPORARY

    Construction at the site of the former World Trade Center in New York of a temporary Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) station has begun and Sherwin-Williams’ coatings are playing a role in rebuilding the underground station and the steel…
    08.10.05

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    DUPONT USES

    ● A DuPont Performance Coatings team used “designer” molecules to create a new topcoat, Imron Elite polyurethane, for heavy-duty truck manufacturers. To achieve uniform pigment spread throughout the topcoat, researchers develop…
    08.10.05

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    BEHR RECEIVES

    ● Behr Process Corp. was named Partner of the Year for paint department by The Home Depot. The award was presented at The Home Depot’s annual supplier awards event in honor of Behr’s consistent high level of service to the Home…
    08.10.05

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    CLOVERDALE

    The Nova Paint Club has elected Canada-based Cloverdale Paint Inc. to its membership. The Nova Paint Club is an international organization founded in 1983 for the purpose of providing a framework within which leading global independent paint comp…
    08.10.05

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    HENKEL

    The Henkel Group recently took over Solyplast S.A., a Barcelona, Spain-based manufacturer of adhesives and sealants. Solyplast S.A. produces and markets acrylate and silicone sealants as well as adhesives for the craftsmen and DIY markets. The comp…
    08.10.05

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    MAINTENANCE

    ● Glidden has been named Vendor Partner of the Year for 2002 by The Home Depot’s Maintenance Warehouse, the first time that Glidden has won this award in four years of doing business with the company. The award acknowledges impressive v…
    08.10.05

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    IRL PRESENTS

    Information Research Ltd. has released the 13th edition of its Profile of the European Paint and Coatings Industry. The profile fully revises and expands upon the previous edition, which was released in June 1998, and provides upto- date market…
    08.10.05

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    KELLY-MOORE

    ● Kelly-Moore Paint Co.’s Seattle, WA manufacturing facility has earned ISO 9001:2000 registration. Seattle is the second Kelly-Moore facility to meet the requirements of the new standard. Its flagship facility in San Carlos, CA upg…
    08.10.05

  • Industrial Coatings  | Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News | Solvents | Wood Coatings

    PAINTS AND

    ● Industria Chimica Adriatica (ICA), a producer of paints and varnishes for wood, has formed a distribution relationship with Paints and Solvents, a distributor for industrial coatings, that involves its complete line of wood finishes. Th…
    08.10.05

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    Mistrial Called in Rhode Island Lead Paint Suit

    Paint manufacturers are declaring victory after a Rhode Island jury on Oct. 29 reached a deadlock in a landmark lead paint lawsuit, resulting in a mistrial. “We are very pleased that the state was not able to convince the jury that lead paint…
    08.10.05

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    TotalFinaElf Intends to Sell SigmaKalon

    l The TotalFinaElf group has concluded a memorandum of understanding with Bain Capital for the proposed disposal of its SigmaKalon paint business. The completion of the agreement is subject to trade union information and consultation procedures and t…
    08.10.05

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    CLEARCorps/Detroit Reduces Lead Levels in 100th House

    CLEARCorps/Detroit and its founding sponsor, BASF Corporation, celebrated this achievement at a special event commemorating the 100th Detroit house in which lead hazards have been reduced. Held Oct. 14, at Mount Zion Baptist Church in Detroit, the ev…
    08.10.05

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    Kemira To Strengthen its Paints and Coatings Busines

    l Kemira will strengthen its paints and coatings operations in Scandinavia and the Baltic Sea area with the acquisition of Akzo Nobel Coatings’ Nordic general industrial liquid coatings activities. The acquisition, made by Kemira’s Tikkur…
    08.10.05

  • Industrial Coatings  | Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    Manufacturing of general industrial coatings will be transferred from Akzo Nobel’s sites in Malmö, Sweden and Wloclawek, Poland to Tikkurila’s production facilities in Vantaa, Finland and Debica, Poland within 18 months. Sales for A…
    08.10.05

  • Industrial Coatings  | Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    BASF Sells Chicopee, MA Industrial Coatings

    The TREMstop line of firestop products include acrylic and silicone sealants, putties, intumescent devices and fire prevention mortar. The firestop systems are designed for metal and plastic pipe, construction and head-of-wall joints, conduit, cables…
    08.10.05

  • Industrial Coatings  | Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News | Powder Coatings | Production Equipment

    Color Predictions for European, N.A. and Japanese Car

    BASF Corp. announced that it has sold its Chicopee, MA general industrial coatings manufacturing site to C&C Ventures, LLC. The transaction includes property, buildings, production equipment and BASF’s customer list of specific products for…
    08.10.05