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New Deals to Absorb 3 Coating Firms

A fresh round of coatings acquisitions is in the works, including Hempel's purchase of a North American supplier for the protective and waterproofing markets.


Hempel Adds Epoxies for Marine, Tanks

Newbuild cargo tanks and the marine maintenance market have two new epoxy options in the Hempadur line from global coatings maker Hempel.


Hempel Expands with New Acquisition

Taking a "step towards achieving its growth ambition," Hempel has acquired a Dutch maker of industrial, protective and decorative coatings.


Hempel Expands Antifouling Lines

Hempel has added two antifouling products to its Globic and Dynamic product ranges for dry-dockings and new buildings.


Zinc Primers Tout Crack Self-Healing

Hempel has announced a portfolio of three new anti-corrosive zinc primers developed for a wide range of industries and applications, from offshore oil and gas to wind turbines.


Webinar Teaches Tank Lining Features

Navigating the options for internal tank linings that protect against contamination and corrosion will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


New Hempel Coating Tackles CUI

Versiline CUI 56990 is Hempel’s new coating designed to resist heat and protect carbon and stainless steel from corrosion under insulation.


New Coating Has Tie-Coat Properties

Hempel USA has introduced an anti-corrosive coating and primer with antifouling tie-coat properties for atmospheric and immersion service.


Top Coating Projects of 2013 Honored

ORLANDO—Coatings projects dazzling, daring and dangerous joined industry leaders in the winners circle Monday (Feb. 10) as SSPC 2014 opened to a record crowd in Orlando, FL.


Smart Money is on Smart Coatings

Enlisted by the military, tended by the medical field, and built up by the construction industry, smart coatings have a brilliant future.


Hempel Expands Versiline Globally

Hempel has announced the global distribution of its Versiline coatings line, starting with the vinyl ester range.


New Hempel Antifouling Touts Guarantee

Protective and marine coatings maker Hempel has introduced Hempaguard, a line of two new hull coatings designed to resist fouling during idle periods and improve fuel efficiency.


Hempel’s Market Growth Draws Honor

Global coatings supplier Hempel has been recognized for overcoming a struggling economy and promoting market leadership in the protective and marine coatings market.


Hempel Launches New Offshore Coating

A new epoxy mid-coat from Hempel can reduce drying times by up to 25 percent for offshore wind tower manufacturers, the company says.


Asia Boom Seen for Marine Coatings

Global growth in shipping and the offshore industry, aided by new coating advances, are poised to kickstart the Asia-Pacific marine coatings market in the years ahead, a new forecast reports...


New Coating eBooks Focus on Oil and Gas

Technical guidance on coatings for chemical and petrochemical plants and offshore platforms are the focus of two new, free eBooks published by JPCL.


Structure Awards Show Coating's Best

SAN ANTONIO—The daring, the durable, the difficult, and the dazzling took center stage Monday at SSPC 2013, as the coatings society opened its annual show with the Seventh Annual Structure A...


New Hempel DTM Coating Cures in 1 Hour

Global coatings maker Hempel has launched an anti-corrosive coating that combines primer and topcoat in a single coat and cures in 60 minutes.


Hempel Patents 2-Coat Protection

Coating maker Hempel has gained a patent for its two-coat, low-solvent protective paint system for refineries, the chemical industry, power generation, infrastructure projects and wind turbi...


Offshore Wind Coating Now Solvent Free

Hempel has launched a solvent-free version of its best-selling protective coating for offshore wind turbine foundations.


Hempel Adds 2 Intumescents for Steel

Hempel has launched a new range of intumescent coatings for passive fire protection of steel structures.


Hempel Expands Cargo Hold Coating Line

Protective coatings maker Hempel has completed its range of coatings for bulk carrier cargo holds with the launch of Hempadur Impact 47800.


Hempel Adds 4 High-Solids Antifoulings

Protective coatings maker Hempel has launched high-solids versions of its Globic, Oceanic and Olympic antifoulings, with optimized binder systems, microfiber technology, and other new featur...


Hempel Acquires Blome International

Moving aggressively to expand its protective coatings reach, Hempel USA has announced the acquisition of Blome International, a global supplier of protective coatings and linings.


Hempel Launches Oil & Gas Center in TX

After nearly a century in the oil and gas coatings market, Hempel is centralizing that business in Houston, TX—the industry’s capital—in a new “Global Center of Excellence.”


High-Temp Pipe Lining is Solvent Free

Hempel has introduced a solvent-free epoxy coating for storage tank and pipeline interiors that allows oil and gas companies to store and handle high-temperature crude oil and water without ...


Hempel Opens 1st S. American Factory

Hempel has opened its first manufacturing facility for marine and protective coatings in South America, bringing production thousands of miles closer to that burgeoning market.


Jet Edge, Hempel Increase Sales Teams

Waterjet manufacturer Jet Edge and coatings maker Hempel USA have both added key figures to their sales teams.


Hull Coating Claims Get a New Look

Nearly every hull coating supplier today makes similar performance claims. Sleek finishes. Less friction. And, above all, fuel savings. Some have even begun to back those claims with guarant...


Hempel Unveils BPA-Free Railcar Lining

Protective coatings maker Hempel has introduced a Bisphenol A-free lining for the internal surfaces of rail cars, storage tanks, silos and other transportation and storage assets.


Hempel Taps Oil & Gas Marketing Chief

The Hempel Group, a global provider of protective coatings, has announced the addition of Kunal Nadkarni as Group Oil and Gas Segment Manager to the company’s marketing team.


Hempel Expands Fire Coating R&D

Protective coatings maker Hempel has announced significant expansion of its R&D effort into intumescent coatings.


People on the Move: Hempel, Dur-A-Flex, Saint-Gobain Make Changes

New senior leadership has been installed at coatings maker Hempel USA; industrial flooring systems provider Dur-A-Flex Inc.; and Saint-Gobain, the world’s largest building materials company.


China Sees Protective Coatings Boom

China’s protective coatings market is booming, with double-digit growth, more than 650 current producers, and an expanding variety of multifunctional products, a new study reports.


Hempel Names Americas Marketing Manager

Hempel USA has hired Jose Luna, a veteran of AkzoNobel and ICI, as Regional Marketing Manager of the Americas.


Hempel Taps Multinational Coordinator

Protective and marine coatings maker Hempel has named Ben Stallings the company’s new Group Multinational Coordination Manager, focusing primarily on the U.S.-based companies that have major...


Hempel Expands Global Paint Production

Fresh off a year of record profit and a new plant in Poland, international protective coatings maker Hempel Group is planning new facilities on several other continents.


Protective Coating Prices Face Global Spike

Fasten your seatbelts. The price of protective and marine coatings is about to spike again globally—perhaps to record highs—and no relief is in sight, manufacturers report.


Coatings Maker Hempel Grows in U.S. Northwest

Hempel USA Inc., a global manufacturer of protective coatings and finishes since 1915, has expanded its Northwest presence with a new distributorship and new corporate partner.


Hempel Opens
Manufacturing Site in Poland

Hempel, the Denmark-based producer of protective, marine, and decorative coatings, announced the opening of a new manufacturing facility near Buk, Poland. The company said the plant will hel...


 
 
   

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