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By Catherine Diamond, Associate Editor
Published June 16, 2015
Raman Ramachandron, Chairman & Managing Director of BASF India Ltd., discusses the country's role in BASF's growth strategy. Read More »
Published June 15, 2015
Material scientists in research and development, advanced quality control and academic research can now use an enhanced, modular rheometer platform to increase workflow efficiency and minimize operator error while analyzing the rheological properties… Read More »
Published June 15, 2015
Hexion Inc. and North American Composites (NAC), a wholly owned entity of IP Corporation, have announced a distribution agreement for epoxy resins in the U.S. NAC will represent Hexion and its extensive line of epoxy resins, curing agents and modifer… Read More »
Published June 15, 2015
Valspar's Kameleon Colors are pearlescent paints that appear to shift in color based on the lighting or viewing angle. Read More »
Published June 12, 2015
PPG Industries’ aerospace coatings group has expanded training opportunities for airline, airframe manufacturer and maintenance customers to enhance their understanding and facilitate application of aerospace coatings with the PPG Aerospace Coa… Read More »
Published June 12, 2015
Solvay has started production at its two new large-scale and “on-pipe” alkoxylation facilities in Moerdijk, the Netherlands, and in Singapore. Both units are located in integrated petrochemical hubs and receive ethylene oxide via dedicate… Read More »
Published June 12, 2015
Cromax, one of the three premium global refinish brands of Axalta Coating Systems, has been named as an Official Partner to the Honda Racing team Sweden for the FIA World Touring Car Championships (WTCC) 2015 and 2016 seasons. The contract sees the g… Read More »
Published June 12, 2015
AkzoNobel is adding its own artistic flair to Dutch National Opera & Ballet after agreeing a two-year partnership to help modernize the institute’s theater in Amsterdam. The company will provide its Sikkens paint products and color experti… Read More »
Published June 11, 2015
DAP Products Inc. has launched enhanced formulations for its ALEX PLUS and ALEX FAST DRY acrylic latex caulk products. Already the trusted and preferred brand by professional painters, DAP improved their leading brand of acrylic caulk to meet the nee… Read More »
Published June 11, 2015
Axalta Coating Systems has formed a partnership with Young Men and Women in Charge (YMWIC) Foundation Inc., an organization focused on providing opportunities for students who are economically disadvantaged or under-represented within the science, te… Read More »
Published June 11, 2015
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently renewed its alliance with the American Society of Safety Engineers. During the new five year agreement, OSHA and ASSE will address construction safety, temporary workers and hazards within ge… Read More »
Published June 11, 2015
PPG Industries has reached a definitive agreement to acquire IVC Industrial Coatings, Inc., a U.S.-based specialty powder and liquid coatings manufacturer with 2014 sales of more than $100 million. The transaction is expected to close in the third qu… Read More »
Becker’s Group Paints New IT Systems in Microsoft Colors
Published June 11, 2015
The paint company chose Microsoft for both the solution and help with implementation of a new ERP system that enables Beckers strategic growth targets. Read More »
Published June 10, 2015
Highest durability levels, outstanding coloristics and excellent processability in both, water- and solvent-based systems: Suppliers of automotive coatings have high expectations when it comes to pigments. BASF aims to meet the requirements of its cu… Read More »
Published June 10, 2015
Axalta Coating Systems has introduced a new urethane primer and polyurethane clearcoat to expand its Rival™ economy paint brand family that offers just the right mix of value and performance for shops in the commercial vehicle industry. Riva… Read More »
Voltatex 4204 Resin from Axalta Coating Systems Attains Global Certification by Underwriters Lab
Published June 10, 2015
The one-component impregnating resin is formulated for use in electrical motors and transformers. Read More »
Published June 9, 2015
Dymax Corporation’s new SpeedMask 731 masking resin is yellow in color, making it ideal for use on darker colored substrates where other maskants might be difficult to see. It also fluoresces bright yellow under black light, making it easy to c… Read More »
Published June 9, 2015
Grieve Corp. has introduced No. 946, a 1000°F, electrically-heated vertical airflow walk-in oven, currently used for curing coatings on titanium screens. Workspace dimensions measure 72”W x 156”D x 96”H.  360kW installed in… Read More »
Published June 8, 2015
Designed for processing ultra-high viscosity applications up to 6 million centipoise or higher, the Ross Double Planetary Mixer with Discharge System is a low-maintenance, cost-effective alternative to a double-arm kneader. Unlike double-arm or si… Read More »
Published June 8, 2015
Brookfield Engineering has donated a PFT Powder Flow Tester to the new Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center.  This new facility at KSU will be used to study and develop the understanding of bulk solids materials handling, in tur… Read More »
Published June 8, 2015
Axalta Coating Systems has expanded its powder supply capabilities in the Southern California region. Axalta’s new local delivery service provides daily deliveries expanding as far north as Oxnard, California and as far south as Fontana, Califo… Read More »
Published June 5, 2015
BASF has signed a contract to sell its global paper hydrous kaolin (PHK) business to Imerys, a leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, based in Paris, France. In September 2014, BASF announced its plan to evaluate strategic options… Read More »
Published June 5, 2015
Axalta Coating Systems was the title sponsor for the  NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway on June 7 called, Axalta “We Paint Winners” 400. Axalta’s sponsorship reflects the company’s commitment to quality, per… Read More »
Published June 5, 2015
Delegates from Axalta Coating Systems, one of the leading global suppliers of liquid and powder coatings, representing the company’s three premium global refinish brands - Cromax, Spies Hecker and Standox - attended the International Bodyshop I… Read More »
Published June 5, 2015
PPG Industries' commercial coatings group has added CFX744 CORROKLEEN 44 Rust Remover to its ONECHOICE Commercial universal ancillary brand. The new addition is an environmentally responsible, low-impact citric acid gel cleaner that serves as an… Read More »
Published June 5, 2015
The Lubrizol Corporation's Performance Coatings business announced the addition of new acrylic emulsion capacity at its manufacturing facility in Antwerp, Belgium. The facility manufactures resin technologies for the paint and coatings, graphic a… Read More »
Licensing Agreement Reached on Brilliant New Blue Pigment Discovered by Happy Accident
By Mark Floyd, mark.floyd@oregonstate.edu
Published June 5, 2015
A brilliant new blue pigment was discovered serendipitously by Oregon State University chemists in 2009. Read More »
Published June 4, 2015
PPG Architectural Coatings, a business of PPG Industries has partnered with Nautica, the global lifestyle brand with products ranging from men’s, women’s and kids apparel to home furnishings, for the launch of its new Nautica At Home pain… Read More »
Published June 3, 2015
U.S. demand for waxes is forecast to grow 1.8 percent annually through 2019 to $3.2 billion. Increases in volume terms will be supported by continued growth in manufacturing and residential construction activity.  However, advances will be limit… Read More »
Published June 3, 2015
 PPG Industries has acquired Consorcio Latinoamericano, which operates a network of 57 paint stores in Central America. Financial terms were not disclosed. “This acquisition expands PPG’s operations in the growing Central American… Read More »
Published June 3, 2015
IDG's CIO Magazine announced PPG Architectural Coatings U.S. and Canada (USCA) as a recipient of the 2015 CIO 100 Award. PPG was honored for development of a digital kiosk that aids consumers in selecting paint colors for home décor projec… Read More »
Published June 3, 2015
Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. recently received a Ringier 2015 Coatings Technology Innovation Award for its Natrostone H30 rheology modifier. It is the fifth consecutive year that Ashland has won a Ringier Innovatio… Read More »
Zircotec Ceramic Coated Exhaust Manifolds Reduce Engine Bay Temperature
Published June 3, 2015
Ceramic coating helps to deliver range of benefits in marine application including lower engine bay temperature improved efficiency, simpler maintenance and protection for Kevlar and carbon fiber hull. Read More »
Published June 2, 2015
Solvay has opened a new research and innovation laboratory Solvay Nicca Tokyo Innovation Laboratory. Located near the Haneda airport and occupying a total area of 250 sqm, the laboratory will be the key innovation centre for Solvay Novecare to suppor… Read More »
Published June 2, 2015
Air Products introduces the latest additions to its innovative portfolio of defoamers—Airase 4750V and 4800 defoamers—at the Eastern Coatings Show in Atlantic City, N.J., from June 1-4. Air Products’ Airase 4750V and 4800 oil-based… Read More »
Published June 2, 2015
Rust-Oleum, a leading international manufacturer of innovative DIY coatings, has formed a  partnership with Children’s Fairyland, a Northern California non-profit organization. Beginning with the Flecto Carousel this spring, Rust-Oleum is… Read More »
Published June 2, 2015
BASF is participating in the 10th CESIO World Surfactant Congress at the Haliç Congress Center in Istanbul, Turkey, from June 1 to 3, 2015. In keeping with the theme “Surfactants in a Globalizing World — Creating New Possibilities,… Read More »
Published June 2, 2015
In addition to its current extensive portfolio of inorganic pigment products, specialty chemicals company LANXESS will promote its line of new red shades at the Eastern Coatings Show in Atlantic City, New Jersey from June 1 – 4.  Marketed… Read More »
Published June 2, 2015
PPG Industries has announced plans to expand its investments in global communities where the company operates with the launch of a $10 million initiative called “Colorful Communities.” The program, which will focus on renewal projects th… Read More »
Published June 2, 2015
Troy Corporation has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the industrial biocides business from Ashland Inc. The transaction is expected to close within 60 days, contingent on standard closing conditions and completion of re… Read More »
Published June 1, 2015
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) are teaming up to support further expansion of Grupa Azoty, Poland’s leading chemical and fertilizer company. The agreements, signed in London on… Read More »
Published May 29, 2015
World demand for silicones is forecast to rise 5.7 percent per year to $19.3 billion in 2019.  The pace of growth in value terms will be in line with that seen over the 2009-2014 period, largely due to an improved outlook for silicone prices.&nb… Read More »
Published May 29, 2015
Coatings in global aerospace industry are expected to increase with a CAGR of 3.6% by 2020. The major drivers for coatings is increasing air passenger traffic rate, which increases aircraft deliveries and thereby increases the demand for aerospace co… Read More »
Published May 29, 2015
Industry analyst firm n-tech Research has announced the release of a new report titled “Markets for Self-Healing Materials: 2015-2022.” According to the report self-healing materials (reversible polymers, inorganic capsule and vascular sy… Read More »
Published May 28, 2015
BASF's R-M Automotive Refinish paints has obtained approval for Acura’s in China. R-M products are designed to meet the demand for eco-efficient automotive refinish solutions. R-M waterborne paints are high in quality and efficiency but… Read More »
Published May 28, 2015
Sherwin-Williams Product Finishes will supply the North American OEM flooring market with a new line of prefinish coatings. The first product offerings include UV-curable wood flooring coating systems. The company’s floor coating systems mee… Read More »
Published May 28, 2015
Variable Inc., maker of the NODE+ wireless sensor platform, has released the NODE+chromaPro, powered by the new Inspire™ app for smart devices. Building upon the success of its first-generation color referencing system NODE+chroma, developers f… Read More »
By Kerry Pianoforte, Edtor
Published May 28, 2015
The Sherwin-Williams Company and Lowe's recently held an event at HomeStudios 873 Broadway in New York to announce that HGTV HOME by Sherwin-Williams brand paints will be available at Lowe's stores and on Lowes.com. The event featured small… Read More »
Published May 27, 2015
Clariant has created the complete toolbox for formulators to design hot melts with superior performance for any need, using sustainable processing. It features Clariant’s acclaimed Licocene metallocene-based systems and formulating guidelines,… Read More »



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