• HEADLINE: HelveticaNeueLT Std Blk Cn

    April 5, 2006
    || BODY COPY: NewCenturySchlbk LT Std, 9 on 12 full justified CAPTION: Helvetica LT Std Cond Blk Obl 9/11. centered or right ragged.…

  • ppg aerospace chromate-free primer qualified at boeing

    April 5, 2006
    || PPG Aerospace-PRC-DeSoto has qualified its chromate-free high solids epoxy aerospace primer at Boeing for use on the composite fuel tank of the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. Desoprime HS CA7501 primer is qualified to Boeing specification BMS 1…

  • Akzo Nobel planning major coatings expansion in Spain

    April 5, 2006
    || Akzo Nobel has agreed to sell its decorative coatings site near Barcelona, Spain as part of an expansion of its business activities there, which will include the construction of a brand new facility. The land and buildings at the Sant Adria de Besos…

  • Benjamin Moore Magazine

    April 5, 2006
    || The second edition of Benjamin Moore’s magazine exclusively dedicated to decorating with color—06COLOR—is now available. This year’s edition of the magazine includes a new addition—18 free super-size color samples. These…

  • LORD Corp. agrees to purchase business line of Henkel

    April 5, 2006
    || Adhesive manufacturer Lord Corp­oration has signed a definitive agreement with Henkel KGaA to purchase Henkel’s rubber-to-substrate bonding and rubber coating business. The business primarily serves automotive and industrial manufacturers…

  • DAP acquires patch

    April 5, 2006
    || DAP, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of RPM International, has acquired Custom Building Products’ line of ready-to-use pre-mix patch and repair products. Custom is based in Seal Beach, CA and has a 40-year history as a producer of tile and sto…

  • DAP acquires patch

    April 5, 2006
    || DAP, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of RPM International, has acquired Custom Building Products’ line of ready-to-use pre-mix patch and repair products. Custom is based in Seal Beach, CA and has a 40-year history as a producer of tile and sto…

  • Wal-Mart freshens

    April 5, 2006
    || Wal-Mart is rolling out a new paint fixture into select and remodeled stores this year. The display expands on the retailer’s colors assortment and features a selection of good, better and best paints including Colorplace, Dutch Boy and Kilz pa…

  • RCMAís new VOC guide

    April 5, 2006
    || The Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA) has launched a revised and updated version of its RCMA Volatile Organic Compound…

  • National Paint Industries acquires assets of Wilson Imperial and Garco Shellac

    April 5, 2006
    || New Brunswick, NJ-based National Paint Industries, a manufacturer of coatings serving the marine, industrial and automotive markets, has acquired the assets of the Wilson Imperial Co. of Newark, NJ and also Brooklyn, NY-based Garco Shellac & Poly…

  • Rauch Guides to paint, adhesives and sealants industries

    April 5, 2006
    || Grey House Publishing has launched the fifth editions of The Rauch Guide to the U.S. Paint Industry and The Rauch Guide to the U.S. Adhesives and Sealants Industry. The newly updated and redesigned 2006 edition of The Rauch Guide to the U.S. Paint…

  • BASF unveils innovations

    April 5, 2006
    || Under its new slogan—“BASF Automotive Solutions. Performance Passion Success”—BASF recently launched its “Integrated Process II” at the sixth CAR symposium held at the Ruhr Congress Center in Bochum, Germany. Accor…

  • Insl-x and Eliokem launch a joint promotional campaign

    April 5, 2006
    || Insl-x Superior Coating Systems and Eliokem have formed a joint promotional initiative to promote Odorless Primer/Sealer, Insl-x’s low odor stain killer. Responding to the industries demand for lower VOC emissions, Insl-x’s newest generat…

  • Akzo Nobel supplies coatings for Airbus

    February 9, 2006
    || An advanced-technology aerospace coatings system has been developed by Akzo Nobel for the revolutionary A380 superjumbo. This coatings system—a second generation Selectively Removable System marketed by Akzo Nobel’s Aerospace Coatings (A…

  • Jotun opens one of the

    February 9, 2006
    || Jotun has opened a new paint manufacturing plant in Zhangjiagang outside Shanghai in China. The plant, which is one of the largest and most advanced paint production sites in China, is a $30 million investment for Jotun and was necessary in order to…