• Diversified Coatings

    February 9, 2006
    || Los Angeles-based paint manufacturer Diversified Coatings, Inc. (DCI) has acquired the Morwear brand of high quality architectural paints and coating products from Morwear Manufacturing, Inc. (MMI). After buying Morwear from the former Smiland Paint…

  • PPG refinish introduces

    February 9, 2006
    || PPG Automotive Refinish has introduced its new customer support center (CSC). The new center has been designed to enhance PPG’s customer relations practices. The center’s first action has been to expand the hours of operation for all colo…

  • report on The Worldís Fastest Growing Paint Export Markets

    February 9, 2006
    || Information Research (IRL) has recently published a new statistical study which highlights the best growth opportunities for paint exporters in the “The World’s Fastest-Growing Paint Export Markets.” About half of these markets are…

  • Specialty Coating Systems Acquired by bunker hill capital

    February 9, 2006
    || Specialty Coating Systems (SCS), Inc., has been acquired by Bunker Hill Capital (BHC), a private equity firm. SCS, which will continue to do business as Specialty Coating Systems, is a manufacturer of specialized conformal coating technologies and op…

  • hempel paints showroom and products re-launch in bahrain

    February 9, 2006
    || Hempel Paints celebrated the relaunch of its products and renovated showroom at an event held at the company’s headquarters in Mina Salman Industrial Area, Bahrain in December. In othe news, as part of the company’s plan to regionalize i…

  • PARA Paints introduces round paint chips

    January 16, 2006
    || PARA Paints has launched a new way to showcase paint colors—round paint chips. The four-inch round chips, which will be available at PARA Paint dealer locations nationally as of mid-February, were developed to help make the paint selectio…

  • BENJAMIN MOORE, ACE HARDWARE FORM

    January 16, 2006
    || BENJAMIN MOORE, ACE HARDWARE FORM MARKETING ALLIANCE Benjamin Moore & Co. and Ace Hardware Corp. have announced a new alliance that will enable qualifying Ace retailers to sell the paint manufacturer’s premium products beginning in…

  • GOLDEN ARTIST COLORS PAINTS

    January 16, 2006
    || GOLDEN ARTIST COLORS PAINTS A NEW PICTURE OF SUSTAINABILITY To help protect against advertising and merchandising practices detrimental to the Golden brand of paints, Golden Artist Colors, Inc. has launched a new initiative designed to reduce…

  • SIGMAKALON HAS

    January 16, 2006
    || SIGMAKALON HAS ACQUIRED D&M COATINGS SigmaKalon and Gilde Participaties have reached an agreement for the acquisition by SigmaKalon of Doelfray & Macostan Coatings BV (D&M) in Veenendaal. SigmaKalon, a worldwide player in decorati…

  • ROHM AND HAAS POWDER

    January 16, 2006
    || ROHM AND HAAS POWDER COATINGS CLOSES FACILITY Rohm and Haas Powder Coatings has announced plans to shutter its Aldridge, UK powder coatings plant, consolidating its manufacturing facilities in Europe to three sites. Production will be transfer…

  • Alvin Products

    January 16, 2006
    || ALVIN PRODUCTS ANNOUNCES NEW OWNERSHIP Dampney Company, Inc., a manufacturer of specialty paints and high temperature protective coatings since 1917, has purchased the assets of Alvin Products, Inc., manufacturer of Lab-metal repair and patchi…

  • TIKKURILA WINS THE RADTECH

    January 16, 2006
    || TIKKURILA WINS THE RADTECH EUROPE INNOVATION AWARD FOR COATINGS AND ADHESIVES Tikkurila has received an award from the RadTech Europe Association for the development of the UVITEC 3D ultraviolet (UV) coating system, in which curing of waterbor…

  • MORTON POWDER COATINGS

    January 16, 2006
    || MORTON POWDER COATINGS RECEIVES MASTAR AWARD Morton Powder Coatings, a Rohm and Haas Company, was among the winners of Masco Corporation’s fifth annual Mastar (Masco Supplier Team Award Recognition) Program. The Mastar Award recognizes a…

  • CHEMARK RELEASES STUDY

    January 16, 2006
    || CHEMARK RELEASES STUDY The Chemark Consulting Group has released a new report titled, “U.S. Coatings Industry,” which offers analysis of the U.S. Industrial Coatings markets over the next five to 10 years. According to the report, t…

  • Euclid, Eliokem form joint market

    December 7, 2005
    || The Euclid Chemical Company and Eliokem have formed a joint marketing campaign to strengthen awareness of Euclid’s long-standing commitment to green building initiative. Collaboration between the two companies will focus on promoting Aqua-Cure…