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    CAN DUPONT’S

    ● Every golfer wants to hit longer, straighter shots with softer feel. Spalding Sports Worldwide has enlisted DuPont’s Teflon to help duffers achieve that goal with its new Strata Tour Straight premium golf ball. The new multi-layered g…
    08.10.05

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    GM NAMES

    ● PPG Industries has been named a supplier of the year by General Motors for its superior performance, quality, service, technology and value in supplying coatings for GM operations worldwide during 2001. The award also covers glass products…
    08.10.05

  • Automotive Coatings | Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    DUPONT

    ● Honda of America Mfg. presented DuPont Kansai Automotive Coatings (DKAC) its 2002 Production Support Award, recognizing DuPont’s continuous production support of Honda’s electrocoat program. DuPont supplies the majority of topco…
    08.10.05

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    CHRYSLER NEV

    ● You may not see a lot of them on the road, but electric cars are growing in popularity with some consumers, if not automotive coatings suppliers. Unveiled in April in Santa Monica, CA, D a i m l e r- C h r y s l e r ’s newest n…
    08.10.05

  • Aerospace Coatings | Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

    ANAC COLOR

    ● Akzo Nobel Aerospace Coatings (ANAC) has officially opened its new color manufacturing facility in Sassenheim, The Netherlands. The site features integrated QC and process control labs, spray booths and humidity and temperature-controlled d…
    08.10.05

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    WEARZ 4-EVER

    ● Wearz 4-Ever, a polyurethane wood finishing system from Parks Corp., a Fall River, MA-based maker of coatings, paint removers and refinishing products, has been rewarded for its efforts to create a product that would stand out from others o…
    08.10.05

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    WESTERN

    ● The Western European paint market was estimated at almost 5,915,000 tons in 2001 and is expected to grow to almost 6,358,000 tons by 2006, according to Information Research Ltd. (IRL), which has released a new market study focused on the r…
    08.10.05

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    LIQUID

    ● Liquid Plastics Inc. celebrated the grand opening of its new North American manufacturing headquarters in royal fashion. The celebration included a dedication ceremony for the 25,000-sq.ft. building, located in in Middletown, CT, by H.R.H.…
    08.10.05

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    Flex Bon Brand To Operate as Separate unit

    l Sherwin-Williams has acquired Johnson Paints, Inc., a Ft. Myers, FL-based manufacturer of paint and related products. Johnson’s product line includes the Flex Bon brand, which is sold through 24 company-owned stores and a dealer network locat…
    08.10.05

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    Valspar Honored by Hometown

    Christopher M. Connor, chairman and CEO of Sherwin-Williams, said, “We are pleased that the Flex Bon organization has joined our company and are excited about the opportunities that the Flex Bon business presents us in the growing south Florida…
    08.10.05

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    Nissan Rewards BASF, Loctite Again

    l BASF Corporation’s coatings regional business unit and Loctite Corp. are on five year winning streaks. Both companies have received Quality Master awards from the Smyrna, TN assembly plant of Nissan North America, Inc., marking the fifth cons…
    08.10.05

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    NPCA, NJ Paint Council Help Quell

    l In late March, the New Jersey Paint Council and NPCA provided testimony at a hearing for a New Jersey bill that would have imposed a $0.50 per container tax on paint. Their testimony convinced the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee to fo…
    08.10.05

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    W.R. Grace Acquires Concrete Sealer Firm

    NPCA and the New Jersey Paint Council said they will closely monitor the bill’s activity, especially since Governor James McGreevey is not likely to agree to take $50 million from the $7 billion tobacco settlement revenue in light of the $6 bil…
    08.10.05

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    Glidden Names Color Trends for

    Addiment, Inc. markets specialty admixtures in North America, however its knowledge and R&D expertise covers construction chemical products such as ready mix and prestressed concrete, repair materials, epoxies, urethanes and other specialty prod…
    08.10.05

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    IS THIS YOUR

    ● Was your company’s fluorescent paint at the Olympics? It might have been. At the 2002 Olympics closing ceremony, skaters splashed fluorescent paint on the ice creating what looked like a glow-in-the-dark abstract painting. Dallas, TX-…
    08.09.05

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    SIKKENS SIGNS

    ● Akzo Nobel Car Refinishes has signed a recommended supplier agreement with Pon’s Automobielhandel, an importer of Volkswagen and Audi in The Netherlands. Through the accord, Akzo Nobel’s Sikkens paint products and services…
    08.09.05

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    CA PROP. 65

    ● California Attorney General Bill Lockyer does expect to receive written confirmation that Kamran Ghalchi, attorney for Citizens for Responsible Business, has withdrawn 1200 notices for alleged Proposition 65 violations, out of the 3,500 fil…
    08.09.05

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    MINWAX’S

    ● Minwax has published its latest edition of Wood Beautiful magazine. This tenth edition covers ideas for experienced woodworkers and DIYers including a paneled library, a kitchen hutch and diamond pattern entry foyer. The magazine is availa…
    08.09.05

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    FAR EAST

    ● The Far East paint market—China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan–is projected to post volume growth from 5,704,500 tons in 2000 to 8,288,500 tons by 2005, according to IRL’s study on the Asia-Pacific paint indust…
    08.09.05

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    Diyers Keep Out

    ● Looking to tap into the $276 billion professional contractor market, DIY retail giant Home Depot has opened a Home Depot Supply concept store in Mesquite, TX. “Most people think of Home Depot as a store for the do-ityourselfer, but 3…
    08.09.05