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    • PPG Consolidation of Comex: Rife with Opportunity

      PPG Consolidation of Comex: Rife with Opportunity

      Charles W. Thurston, Latin America Correspondent||April 17, 2015
      Since PPG purchased Comex last fall, the Mexican company has taken on a large role in the Latin American operations of the parent. Michael McGarry, the president and chief operating officer of PPG responds to Coatings World questions about how integr…


    • PPG To Build Brands In Mexico & Region

      Charles W. Thurston, Latin America Correpsondent||August 7, 2014
      PPG is expected to introduce some products new to Mexico and the surrounding Latin American region once it has consummated the announced plans in late June for the $2.3 billion acquisition of Comex, expected to gain approval from the Mexican anti-tru…


    • Brazil’s Renner Enters Architectural Segment

      Charles W. Thurston, Latin American Correspondent||May 6, 2014
      Renner Coatings, one of six divisions of Renner Herrmann S. A., has entered Brazil’s architectural coatings market with four new products in leading areas of the country under the brand name Polidura. From its factory in Curitiba, Parana state,…


    • Latin American Paint and Coatings Market Rebounds

      Latin American Paint and Coatings Market Rebounds

      Charles Thurston, Latin America Correspondent||June 6, 2013
      Investments Follow Strong Demand


    • Jotun Builds First Brazilian Factory

      Charles Thurston, Latin America Correspondent||September 17, 2012
      Norwegian paint major focuses on marine and protective coatings growth.


    • International Paint Broadens Mexico Network

      International Paint Broadens Mexico Network

      Charles Thurston||August 15, 2011
      China will become Latin America’s largest trade partner by 2015.


    • Sherwin-Williams enhances maritime production

      Sherwin-Williams enhances maritime production

      July 14, 2010
      Sherwin-Williams has boosted its maritime coatings production capabilities at Sumaré, in Sao Paulo state, Brazil, with the aim of capturing a growing share of the country’s booming maritime construction and offshore oil industries. &nbs…


    • International Report

      February 15, 2008
      Europe REACH: Preparing for the pre-registration phase Industry gets ready for the first phase of REACH to begin later this year. By Sean Milmo European Correspondent The European Union’s REACH scheme for the registration, eva…


    • International Report

      July 11, 2006
      EUROPE Global coatings activity heats up A new report by Euromonitor paints an optimistic picture of the future of the global coatings market. by Sean Milmo European Correspondent milmocw@rodpub.com Global growth in coatings s…