• Benjamin Moore Paints Partners With Pottery Barn

    December 7, 2005
    Benjamin Moore Paints Partners With Pottery Barn Benjamin Moore Paints and Pottery Barn are offering Pottery Barn customers an easy way to select the perfect paint colors to complelement their furniture choices. Together they have created an exclusi…

  • ici dulux launches

    December 7, 2005
    ici dulux launches 2006 colorfutures guide ICI Paints, has launched its 2006 ColorFutures guide. ColorFutures is the communication tool created by a group of international color consultants at ICI paints. The guide, which has been put togeth…

  • Earth 911, NPCA and PSI to

    December 7, 2005
    Earth 911, NPCA and PSI to Launch Paint Wise Web Portal Earth 911, a U.S. portal for local environmental information, has joined with the National Paint and Coatings Association (NPCA) and the Product Stewardship Institute, Inc. (PSI) to launch th…

  • DuPont Refinish, Aston Martin working together

    December 7, 2005
    DuPont Refinish, Aston Martin working together DuPont Refinish has secured a double coup with luxury car manufacturer Aston Martin. It has been named preferred aftermarket paint supplier to Aston Martin as well as being part of the DuPont CoatingSol…

  • MetalJacket adds two custom coaters

    November 3, 2005
    Lord Corporation, manufacturer of MetalJacket coatings, has added two new custom coaters to its team. The coaters—The Finishing Company and AquaArmor Tech­nologies—were brought onboard by Lord Corporation to help meet the growing dema…

  • CI Dulux Opens

    November 3, 2005
    CI Dulux Opens Decorator Center In UAE Dulux has opened its seventh Dulux Decorator Center (DDC) retail outlet in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The new center is located in Abu Dhabi. The first of its kind in the UAE, the center offers a wide…

  • Nerolac Inks Deal With Kansai

    November 3, 2005
    Nerolac Inks Deal With Kansai Indian paint manufacturer Goodlass Nerolac has reportedly formed a joint venture with Kansai Paint to acquire the paint operations of a Malaysian coatings firm. According to an online report from Business Standard, Ner…

  • Altana Acquires

    November 3, 2005
    Altana Acquires Kelstar International Kelstar International, a manufacturer of specialty aqueous coatings, UV coatings and pressroom chemistry for graphic arts in North America, has been acquired by Altana Chemie/Altana Coatings & Sealants, a…

  • Tikkurila Launches New UV Curing Method

    November 3, 2005
    Tikkurila Launches New UV Curing Method Tikkurila Coatings Oy has developed what it calls an economical ultraviolet light (UV) curing coating method for chairs and other three-dimensional (3D) components. It can be used as a replacement for existi…

  • BASF Acquires Coil

    November 3, 2005
    BASF Acquires Coil Coatings Business of Rhenania Coatings GmbH BASF Coatings will acquire the coil coatings business of Rhenania Coatings GmbH, further extending its position in the European coil coating market. Subject to approval by the regula…

  • Sico Acquires Mills Paint Sales, Consolidates Its Presence In Western Canada

    November 3, 2005
    Sico Acquires Mills Paint Sales, Consolidates Its Presence In Western Canada Sico, Inc., has acquired, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Bétonel Ltée, all shares of Mills Paint Sales Ltd., an architectural paint manufacturet based i…

  • Glasurit Paints Will

    November 3, 2005
    Glasurit Paints Will Be Used To Coat Honda Formula One Racing Cars BASF Coatings’ Automotive Re­finish/Commercial Transport Co­atings Solutions unit and the BAR Honda Formula One team will continue their collaboration through a new…

  • EPA Reaches Agreement

    November 3, 2005
    EPA Reaches Agreement With Ford Motor Company To Reinvestigate New Jersey Site The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached an agreement with the Ford Motor Company, requiring Ford to reevaluate the extent of contamination remaining…

  • Paint & Coatings Makers Raise Prices

    November 3, 2005
    Paint & Coatings Makers Raise Prices Rising energy costs are cited as key reasons for recent price hikes announced by major coatins firms. DuPont Performance Coatings has increased prices for all of its products in response to increasing co…

  • Intersleek makes newbuilding debut in Korea

    October 14, 2005
    International Paint has announced the successful completion of the first Intersleek foul release coating newbuilding application in Korea. Pioneered by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) in South Korea and International Paint K…