PaintSquare.com
      | Connect Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook
About | Subscribe | Advertise
  

 

Download our free Transmission Pipeline Coating Systems eResource Book

Paint and Coatings Industry News

Main News Page


BSR Unites Units to Become Axson

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

More items for Coating Materials

Comment | More

The BSR Group, a global provider of high-performance coating, sealing, damping and bonding products for industrial applications, has become Axson, uniting the company’s business units under the name of its newest acquisition.

 BS specializes in industrial coatings

Photos: Axson

BS Coatings specializes in the formulation of special industrial coatings for the hydrocarbon, water, pipeline and construction markets.

The new Axson Group brings together:

• Axson Technologies (including Michigan-based Axson North America, a global formulator and producer of epoxy resins, polyurethane systems, composites and adhesives for the marine, defense, industrial and other sectors;

• BS Coatings, founded in 1945, which makes protective and industrial coatings for the energy, transportation, water and construction markets; and

• Revocoat, a former Dow Chemical business that supplies sealants, dampers and anticorrosion products for the automotive industry.

BS Coatings’ brands include Endoprene, Eurokote, Silpipe, Isonastic, Flogul, and Hypalkote.

BSR Group was created in late 2009 following the merger of Revocoat and BS Coatings; in May 2011, the company acquired Axson Technologies, which reported €55.3 million (about $77 million US) in revenues in 2010.

 Axson Chairman Charles Churet
Axson’s three businesses will give customers “a broader range of solutions,” said chairman Charles Churet.

Axson chairman Charles Churet said the company was “creating the framework to achieve our ambition and become a global leader in our business.”

Global Presence

With 25 subsidiaries and 16 production and R&D sites, AXSON has an immediate presence in most industrial countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas, the Middle East, India and Africa, in addition to its U.S. presence. Based in La Défense, France, the privately held company group employs more than 800 people worldwide and has a well-established, parallel retail network.

“Our international coverage means we can work in the best conditions to offer our customers local solutions to support their development on-site,” said Churet. “Our forecasts are targeting sales figures of around €250 million (about $348 million US) for 2011.”

   

Tagged categories: Corrosion control coatings; Corrosion protection; High-performance coatings; Marine; Pipeline; Pipelines; Resins; Sealers

Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

International Paint LLC
Light Duty Protective Coatings

Check out our expanded line of alkyd, acrylic and waterborne epoxy coatings.


Carboline Company
Fireproofing Solutions

Pyroclad® X1 Thermo-Lag® Pyrocrete® – protecting against hydrocarbon and jet fires, explosions, and cryogenic spills.


Jessup Manufacturing Company
More Traction for Extreme Marine Conditions

Jessup Safety Track® 3800 Military Grade peel-and-stick non-skid tapes and treads provide extra slip resistance for decks. MIL-PRF-24467C Type XI, Black & Gray.


Polyval Coatings
Polyflex® Polyurea Linings

Polyflex™ new Polyurea Geotextile Membrane System has been specifically engineered to protect the environment in containment applications.
www.polyflexlinings.com


Minerals Research & Recovery

HIGH PERFORMANCE ABRASIVES


“Made in the USA!”

Why recycle waste from other countries? Go FASTER, CLEANER, at 1/3 THE COST with MR&R “All-American” Sharpshot®HP!!

WATCH THE VIDEO


Mitsubishi Gas Chemical America
Performance Amine 1,3-BAC

A highly reactive cycloaliphatic diamine offering superior performance. Reasonable cost and curing efficacy makes it suitable for all types of epoxy resin applications.


Specialty Products, Inc. (SPI)
SIGN UP TODAY – HANDS ON TRAINING

After 40 years in the coating business, SPI has trained more industry professionals than any other polyurea manufacturer. Now offering more classes at more locations than ever before!


Midsun Specialty Products
Stopaq 30+ Year Coatings

Use Stopaq corrosion prevention coatings on pipelines, field joints, tank chimes, structural steel and more. Learn more at www.midsunsp.com/stopaq


BASF
New resins from BASF will have metals loving water:

Excellent corrosion resistance, low VOC, high gloss, thin films basf.us/industrialcoatings
polyorders@basf.com
800-231-7868


Clemco Industries Corp.
Powerful Protection in a Small Package

Mounts inside blast helmet, alerts operator to dangerous breathing-air condition by audible, visual, and vibratory alarms. Easily calibrated, battery operated.

 
 
 
Technology Publishing

The Technology Publishing Network

The Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings (JPCL) PaintSquare
Durability + Design Paint BidTracker

 
EXPLORE:      JPCL   |   PaintSquare News   |   Interact   |   Buying Guides   |   Webinars   |   Resources   |   Classifieds
REGISTER AND SUBSCRIBE:      Free PaintSquare Registration   |   Subscribe to JPCL   |   Subscribe to PaintSquare News
MORE:      About PaintSquare.com   |   Privacy policy   |   Terms & conditions   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us
 

© Copyright 2000-2015, Technology Publishing / PaintSquare, All rights reserved
2100 Wharton Street, Suite 310, Pittsburgh PA 15203-1951; Tel 1-412-431-8300; Fax 1-412-431-5428; E-mail webmaster@paintsquare.com