Coatings & Finishing

Ontario Paint Manufacturers Support New Recycling Regulation

Ontario Paint Manufacturers Support New Recycling Regulation

The Ontario government has just published a new regulation for paint recycling as part of proposed new Hazardous and Special Products (HSP) regulation. The Canadian Paint and Coatings Association (CPCA) says it was pleased to see that the Minister of Environment,...

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The Protech Group Acquires Excalibur Paints & Coatings

The Protech Group Acquires Excalibur Paints & Coatings

Quebec-based The Protech Group, coatings, paints, and specialty materials manufacturer, has reached an agreement to acquire the liquid coatings business of Excalibur Paints & Coatings Ltd. (Excalibur Paints) based in Wichita Falls, TX. Manufacturing equipment will...

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Hempel Acquires Coatings Technology

Hempel Acquires Coatings Technology

Hempel has acquired a “groundbreaking” technology it says will change the market for insulation coatings while enhancing workers’ safety and lowering customers’ environmental footprint. The technology, developed by Das Lack Enertherm (DLE), a German-English company,...

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AkzoNobel Invites Startups to Collaborate

AkzoNobel Invites Startups to Collaborate

AkzoNobel has launched its 2021 Paint the Future global challenge, inviting startups to collaborate on innovations. “Pioneering new technologies and solutions for our customers is something we’ve been doing for hundreds of years,” says Klaas Kruithof, Chief Technology...

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CASF Launches New Website, Brand

CASF Launches New Website, Brand

The Canadian Association for Surface Finishing (CASF) has launched a new website and brand. The new brand features a modernized logo, vibrant colors and a robust design, CASF says. The website features a new look, enhanced security features and easy navigation on all...

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Hempel to Acquire Farrow & Ball

Hempel to Acquire Farrow & Ball

Coatings manufacturer Hempel has signed a purchase agreement for the acquisition of Farrow & Ball, a luxury decorative paint and wallpaper company. “Farrow & Ball is an iconic, luxury, decorative paint and wallpaper company. It is used by consumers, designers...

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Nouryon to Spin Out Nobian, its Base Chemicals Business

Nouryon to Spin Out Nobian, its Base Chemicals Business

Nouryon has announced its intention to spin-out its base chemicals business, Nobian, into a separate company that will remain under the ownership of Nouryon’s equity owners, The Carlyle Group and GIC. The separation is expected to be completed by early Q3, following...

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TIGER Drylac Introduces TIGERTexT Communications Platform

TIGER Drylac Introduces TIGERTexT Communications Platform

TIGER Drylac has introduced TIGERTexT, a messaging system that allows customers to reach the company’s Customer Experience or Inside Sales Representative directly via SMS text message. TIGERTexT allows customers to avoid crowded email or voice mail boxes and interact...

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BASF Breaks Ground on Phase 3 of Campus in Asia

BASF Breaks Ground on Phase 3 of Campus in Asia

BASF is breaking ground on the third phase of its Innovation Campus Shanghai and establishing an academic sounding board as part of the Network for Asian Open Research (NAO). The expansion includes an additional research and development (R&D) building and one...

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PPG Reports Higher Sales of More Sustainable Products

PPG Reports Higher Sales of More Sustainable Products

PPG recently published its 2020 Sustainability Report, highlighting the company’s progress against key environmental, social and governance (ESG) areas. “Our unwavering commitment to ‘protect and beautify the world’ guides our more than 46,000 employees to further...

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RadTech Names 2021 RadLaunch Award Winners

RadTech Names 2021 RadLaunch Award Winners

RadTech, the nonprofit group for UV+EB technology, has announced the winners of its 2021 RadLaunch Awards. In addition to recognizing four RadLaunch winners, the judges offered a special Unique New Technology Award to recognize a potentially disruptive formative...

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PPG Opens China Application Innovation Center

PPG Opens China Application Innovation Center

On April 1, PPG opened its China Application Innovation Center (CAIC) in Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu Province, China. The facility is the company’s first cross-business research and development (R&D) center in the region, serving as a bridge between innovation and...

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Hempel Opens New Campus

Hempel Opens New Campus

Coatings company Hempel has opened its new “campus”, which features a newly constructed office building and R&D facility. Hempel Campus will form the international headquarters for the Hempel Group. “We are very excited to move into our Hempel Campus, which is a...

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Registration Opens for Powder Coating Week 2021

Registration Opens for Powder Coating Week 2021

Registration is now open for Powder Coating Week 2021, which will take place July 13 – 16 at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld in Orlando, FL. Powder Coating Week 2021 will be comprised of three separate programs offering a combination of training, keynote...

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BASF Becomes Global Paint Accessories Supplier to Fit4Paint

BASF Becomes Global Paint Accessories Supplier to Fit4Paint

BASF has become the exclusive global supplier to Fit4Paint, BMW’s private label paint-related products (PRP) offering. Fit4Paint is a portfolio of protection, cleaning, sanding, masking, mixing and painting, and polishing accessories put together by paint experts that...

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