Tim Wright June 15, 2009 PPG's aerospace coatings business has signed an agreement with Farécla Inc., Chagrin Falls, OH, for global sales and distribution of Farécla’s polishes, abrasives and waxes for use on aircraft coatings.
Tim Wright June 15, 2009 A new report from NanoMarkets, an industry analyst firm, predicts that new opportunities are emerging in the conductive coatings market as the result of new applications and novel materials.
Tim Wright June 15, 2009 The global speciality chemicals market is expected to shrink by approximately four percent to $451 billion in 2009, according to SRI Consulting’s report, "Overview of the Specialty Chemicals Industry."
Tim Wright June 15, 2009 Valspar's new Zenith G-1 solvent-based self-seal topcoat for wood coating applications has received Greenguard certification by meeting the Greenguard Environmental Institute's air quality standard for low emitting products.
Being a formulator is becoming much more difficult in light of increased regulatory pressures on common raw materials.
Formulators who develop coatings based on oxidatively cured (alkyd) binders face major regulatory obstacles for two key in…