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eBook Brushes Up on Corrosion Coatings

An in-depth look at the rapidly advancing technologies for corrosion-control coatings is the focus of a free new eBook from JPCL.


Densifier Fills, Hardens in 1 Step

In2Crete has updated its Ecoguard pore filler, offering a green approach to filling and hardening surface depressions and hairline cracks in one step.


AkzoNobel Named Sustainability Leader

Paint, coatings and specialty chemical giant AkzoNobel has notched a threepeat as the world’s leading materials company in the influential Dow Jones Sustainability Index.


Powder Coatings Set for Global Surge

Buoyed by their regulatory-friendly green profile, powder coatings are in for several years of robust growth worldwide, a new market forecast reports.


Corrosion Control Gets a Greener Shot

Rust removers, vapor corrosion inhibitors, cleaners, degreasers and other corrosion control products are now available in an environmentally friendly spray can from Cortec Corp.


Protective Coating Shuns Heavy Metal

Tesla NanoCoatings has introduced a high-performance corrosion-control coating without cadmium, lead and other heavy metals found in zinc-rich coatings.


First Colorant VOC Limits Take Effect

Industrial maintenance and specialty coatings in Southern California are beginning the new year under the nation's first VOC restrictions for colorants.


New Pipe Lining Resins Go Green

Specialty chemical maker Interplastic Corp. has developed a new line of “green” Cured-in-Place Pipe (CIPP) resins designed to “eliminate the environmental concerns in lining underground pipe...


AkzoNobel Takes Sustainability Crown

Despite its recent setbacks, the world’s largest paint and coatings maker is also one of the world’s most sustainably driven companies, according to a widely respected new global ranking.


Greener AkzoNobel Coatings Ahead

The world’s largest paint and coatings producer will step up the use of bio-based materials in its products, under a new agreement with a sustainable chemical producer.


Corrosion Chemist Wins Tess Award

The inventor of a magnesium-rich primer that delivers the same sacrificial protection as zinc-rich primers on ferrous substrates will receive the American Chemical Society's prestigious Roy ...


SSPC Seeks Papers, Offers Student Aid

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings has announced a call for papers for its annual conference and exhibition dedicated to protective, marine and commercial coatings.


2 Paint Makers Settle FTC Green Suit

Sherwin-Williams and PPG Industries must tread carefully on future zero-VOC labeling claims, under a settlement just finalized with the Federal Trade Commission.


LEED Coating, Chemical Plans Draw Fire

U.S. coating manufacturers are taking a dim view of new mandates proposed for the country's foremost green building standards.


Certifier SCS Has New Name, Services

Veteran third-party certifier Scientific Certification Systems Inc. has adopted a new corporate identity and certification mark to reflect its expanded services to the paint, coatings and ot...


Global Coatings Market Set to Surge

Market researchers are painting a rosy future for the global coatings market, with robust growth on tap through 2015.


FTC Slaps Sherwin, PPG on VOC Marketing

The Sherwin-Williams Company and PPG Industries must cease their long-running “zero VOC” claims on two major paint lines, under a new agreement with the Federal Trade Commission.


Coating Makers Study Green Crackdown

U.S. trade regulators are cracking down on green claims, with potentially significant implications for the paint and coating industry.


Global Effort Aims to Upgrade Schools

Kickstarted by the star power and reach of the Clinton Global Initiative, a leading nonprofit and several corporations have teamed up on a new campaign to improve school facilities worldwide...


Metal Protection Takes a Tasty Turn

Here’s juicy news for the protective coatings industry: The newest potential secret weapon in the war on corrosion comes from the date palm, cultivated for its edible sweetfruit.


AkzoNobel Tops in Sustainability Again

After five years, the world’s largest paint and coating company has reclaimed its bragging rights as the sustainability leader among the world’s chemical companies.


New Floor Coating for Plants, by Plants

Tennant Co. has launched what it calls the first manufacturing, industrial, and warehousing urethane floor coatings that are 50 percent soy plant-based.


Graphene Coating: Non-toxic Rust Buster

Scientists have a new secret weapon in their quest for a steel coating that effectively fights corrosion without using toxic compounds.


Forecast Sees Pigment Market to Dye For

Demands for higher performance, fewer solvents, brighter finishes and the other musts of a booming 21st-century world will make pigments and dyes a 9.9 million ton, $26.53 billion global mar...


SSPC Seeks 2013 Award Entries, Papers

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings is soliciting presentations for SSPC 2013 and nominations for its 2013 Structure Awards.


Prof Licenses Green Protective Coating

An Eastern Michigan University coatings researcher has partnered with a Michigan-based company to commercialize a chromate-free protective coating developed by his team.


Akzo Powder Coatings Get SMaRT

AkzoNobel has become the first coatings company to achieve so-called SMaRT certification for the life-cycle sustainability of one of its coating lines.


Evonik Expands Green Coating R&D

Eco-friendly binders and additives for paints and coatings are a key focus of new research facilities being built by specialty chemical maker Evonik Industries.


Green Coating Halts Copter Corrosion

An inexpensive, eco-friendly coating being developed Down Under may provide a successful corrosion-control alternative to a toxic coating now used in naval helicopters, researchers say.


Protective Bridge Coating is HAPS-Free

Sherwin-Williams has announced the launch of Zinc Clad DOT, an inorganic zinc-rich primer for steel bridges that meets federal content restrictions on hazardous air pollutants (HAPS).


Green Coatings Offer Interim Protection

Cortec has introduced two bio-based, biodegradable coatings for temporary corrosion prevention without flammable solvents or petroleum-based materials.


Protective Waterborne OK’d for DTM

Aqua-Thane, the waterborne, high-performance, protective coating from Excalibur, can now be used for direct-to-metal applications, the company has announced.


IGT Launches Marine Powder Coating

Integrated Green Technologies LLC (IGT) has announced the roll-out of DuraSpeed powder coating for boat propellers, drive shafts and other marine applications, following successful field tri...


Owners Paid to Drop Copper Antifouling

California boat owners are getting a big, juicy carrot along with some legislative sticks to discontinue use of copper-based antifouling paints.


‘Extreme’ Paint Designed To Cool Desert Interiors

Jotun is meeting the Middle East infrastructure boom with the launch of Jotashield Extreme, a line of exterior paints that purport to decrease internal temperatures upon application.


Hull Coating Maker Gets $183K Boost

A New York State R&D agency has awarded $183,000 in funding to a Saratoga Springs chemical maker that is developing a friction-reducing, eco-friendly hull coating.


AkzoNobel Uses Rainwater to Make Paint

An AkzoNobel paint factory in the UK has engineered a system that captures up to 450,000 gallons of rainwater each year, slashing the factory’s water usage.


CA Aims to Ban Copper Antifouling

The legislative noose is tightening on copper-based antifouling paints, as California has become the second state poised to ban their use in recreational vessels.


SSPC Holds Election, Calls for Papers

Elections are now underway to fill three positions on the Board of Governors for SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings.


Cortec Debuts Anti-Corrosion EcoPrimer

EcoPrimer, new from Cortec Corp., is a low-VOC, water-based, protective formulation for carbon steel, stainless steel, galvanized steel and aluminum substrates.


New Protective Line Avoids Isocyanates

Hybrid Coating Technologies has introduced a new line of Green Polyurethane industrial and specialty coatings made completely without hazardous isocyanates.


Floor Coating Dissipates Static

Crawford Laboratories Inc. has expanded its line of Florock industrial flooring products with the introduction of Floropoxy ESD, designed to offer solvent-restricted facilities a high-perfor...


‘Green’ Curative Made for Epoxies

Croda Coatings & Polymers has rolled out its latest green product: Priamine 1071, for protective and marine coatings.


DuPont Protective Primer is Zinc Free

DuPont Coating Solutions has introduced Alesta ZeroZinc primer, an anti-corrosion powder coating system designed to combine protection in severe climatic and environmental conditions with gr...


Hull Coating Guarantees Fuel Savings

Jotun has wrapped its premium SeaQuantum X200 marine coating into a new service and technical support package that includes performance measurement tools and a guarantee.


Concrete Floor Coatings Pledge ‘Instant’ Cure

UV-curable materials manufacturer DSM has expanded its UVolve Instant Floor Coatings Line to offer a variety of coating and finish types for application under a wide range of conditions.


BBB Slaps Sherwin-Williams’ VOC Claim

Prompted by a challenge from Benjamin Moore & Co., the Council of Better Business Bureaus’ ad arm has recommended that The Sherwin-Williams Co. drop its zero-VOC claim about the Harmony pain...


2011 Coatings Boon Seen for Asia Pacific

Rebounding from a difficult two years, the Asia-Pacific coatings market can look forward to double-digit growth in 2011, aided by greater acceptance of green coatings in the region.


PPG VP Resigns; Solar Performance Group Formed

PPG Industries senior vice president Victoria M. Holt has abruptly resigned to head Spartech Corp. in the wake of PPG’s launch of a new Solar Performance Group.


ADM Says Corn-Based Isosorbide Offers Potential for Use in Coatings, Other Products

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) announced that it has begun offering isosorbide, an industrial ingredient made from corn and a potential alternative to chemicals used in coatings and ot...


Hong Kong Designers Propose a Purple, Smog-Eating Skyscraper

Two Hong Kong-based designers have proposed development of a high-rise building with cladding that features a smog-eating nano-coating.


Tnemec Introduces Ultra-Low-VOC Fluoropolymer Coatings

Tnemec Company Inc. introduced ultra-low-VOC versions of its fluoropolymer coating technology with products offering VOC content of less than 100 grams per liter.


Finishes Contribute to GREENGUARD Certification for Cabinetry

The use of water-borne coatings and stains figured in GREENGUARD Environmental Institute indoor air-quality certification of kitchen and bath cabinetry manufactured by Executive Cabinetry LL...


Planning Under Way for 38th Waterborne Symposium

The University of Southern Mississippi’s School of Polymers and High Performance Materials issued a preliminary call for papers for the 38th annual Waterborne Symposium, scheduled for Feb. 2...


Kelly-Moore Offers ‘Hybrid’ Water-Based Alkyd

Kelly-Moore Paint Company Inc. introduced KM Professional Water-Oil Hybrid, described as a low-VOC, high-quality interior/exterior alkyd enamel that offers durability and water cleanup.


CSI Honors ‘Green’ Authority Paul Bertram Jr.

The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) awarded its Distinguished Service Award to Paul Bertram Jr., director, environment and sustainability at Kingspan Insulated Panels, during the...


Contractor Makes Mark with ‘Footprint’ Analyisis

Turman Commercial Painters says it has something in common with business behemoths Wal-Mart, Intel, and Citibank: all are going where relatively few companies have gone before with pioneerin...


NSF and GREENGUARD To Develop Standard Limiting Product Emissions

NSF International, an organization that certifies products and writes standards for consumer goods related to their effects on health and the environment, and the GREENGUARD Environmental In...


Dunn-Edwards Debuts Zero-VOC Paint

Dunn-Edwards Corp. announced the launch of Enso, described as a premium, low-odor, zero-VOC paint that generates virtually no odor during or after application.


Plasters Reported to Neutralize Odors, Chemicals

Shikoku International announced the availability in the U.S. market of its indoor plaster products, EcoDeVita™ KRT and KRM. The products are reported to reduce cigarette-smoke odors and neut...


BASF Wins Best Paper Award for
Water-borne Anticorrosion Coatings

Three BASF researchers received the outstanding paper award Monday at the American Coatings Show in Charlotte, N.C., for their work on the development of high-performance water-borne anticor...


Battelle Scientist, Honored by Chemists’ Group, Touts Potential of Polyols Based on Soybean Oil

Herman Benecke, a noted scientist at the research and development organization Battelle, has been chosen to receive the 2010 Industrial Uses of Soybean Oil Award by the American Oil Chemists...


PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY:
Zero-VOC Roofing Adhesive

The Garland Company Inc. announced that its cold-applied Green-Lock® Membrane Adhesive has been approved for use as a flood coat in cold-applied modified-bitumen roofing applications.


BBB Urges Sherwin-Williams to Halt Ad Claims

The Better Business Bureau’s advertising arm has recommended that The Sherwin-Williams Company modify or discontinue certain odor-elimination claims for the company’s Dutch Boy Refresh Paint...


PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY:
Bio-Based Polyol for Polyurethanes

Huntsman Corp.’s Performance Products division announced the commercial availability of a new, bio-based polyol for use in polyurethanes.


PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY:
Open-Time Additive for Water-Borne Coatings

Rhodia (Paris, France) introduced Rhodoline® OTE, described as an APE-free and zero-VOC additive that significantly extends the open time of water-borne coatings.


Contractor ‘Green Awards’ Extended

Painting and wallcovering contractors from every sector are invited to submit their eco-friendly projects for PWC Magazine’s first annual Green Awards, honoring projects that reflect environ...


Ecosense to Debut in UK

Dulux Ecosense, designed in cooperation with Forum for the Future, is scheduled to roll out in the U.K. in March with half the carbon and water footprint of standard paint, says manufacturer...


Advance in Solar-Cell Coating Technology Reported

New Energy Technologies Inc. recently announced the development of a novel, patent-pending nanotechnology process for “spraying” a solar-cell coating onto glass.


Firm Touts Spray-On Glass

A German company has developed an invisible, spray-on glass coating that is anti-microbial, flexible and breathable.


Mythic Paint Creates Kid-Friendly Palette

Mythic Paint has partnered with The Land of Nod to create a new spring color line for the children’s furniture maker.


PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY: Whey-Based Clear Wood Finish

Vermont Natural Coatings introduced PolyWhey Exterior Wood Finish, an addition to the company’s line of natural clear wood finishes.


Green Seal Pilots Company Certification

Green Seal, the independent green certifying organization, is piloting a Company Certification Program that provides a holistic assessment of a company's product line and business operations...


Commercial Coating Uses Zero-VOC Tints

New patented waterborne colorants have enabled Benjamin Moore to reformulate its veteran EcoSpec brand as a totally VOC-free coating for commercial use.


Distribution Deal Announced for Insulcoat

The Eco Partnership Ltd. announced an exclusive European distribution agreement with Entech Coatings Inc. for Ceramic Insulcoat with Cerylium™ products.


YOLO Colorhouse Products Earn GS-11 Rating

YOLO Colorhouse, the Oregon-based paint manufacturer focused on environmental finishes, has achieved Green Seal-certification for its entire line of interior and exterior latex paint—making ...


Green Chemistry Awards Announced

The U.S. EPA announced the 2009 winners of the Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards, a group that includes the developers of new, low-odor, high-gloss paint and coatings products.


Kelly-Moore Launches 2 Green Lines

Kelly-Moore Paint Company Inc. has introduced two zero Volatile Organic Compound (VOC), low-odor paint lines, Enviro Coat and Green Coat, and now offers the largest selection of stock color...


PRA Plans Green Architectural Coatings Conference

The U.K.-based Paint Research Association is offering a new conference, “Architectural Coatings for the Green Age,” on Oct. 27-28 in Nice, France.


Sherwin Talks up Color, Green Initiatives

The Sherwin-Williams Company’s EcoVision initiative and colormix ’09 color-trend forecast were given top billing by the company during the recent PACE 2009 (Paint and Coatings Expo) in New O...


PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY: Reformulated Low-VOC Coatings

Sto Corp. announced that the majority of its coatings line of building products has been adjusted to meet new, low-VOC regulations in effect in southern California.


PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY: Reformulated Low-VOC Coatings

Sto Corp. announced that the majority of its coatings line of building products has been adjusted to meet new, low-VOC regulations in effect in southern California.


 
 
   

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NLB Corporation
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See how quickly HydroPrep® tools do surface prep, with no containment needed. Choose automated Crawler for overhead, Vortex™ for floors, or handheld VertaJet™.


PreTox Products - NexTec, Inc.
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Novatek Corporation
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Safway Services
One Source. Every Solution.

The Safway Group is your source for multiservices. Painting, coating, insulation and more – all from the most trusted name in the industry.


LS Industries
LS Blasters: Optimum Steel Cleaning Efficiency

Simplify surface prep with the precise shot control of LS Blasters. Our blast technology delivers optimum coverage and finish. 800-533-8008


LPI Incorporated
LPI, Inc.

Manufactures air-powered man lifts for use in prep, paint and blast booths. Standard and custom designs.
Phone 800-657-6956 or www.lpi-inc.com


HoldTight Solutions Inc.
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Our HoldTight®102 salt remover & flash rush inhibitor prevents flash rust by removing surface contaminants.
Contact us for your nearest distributor. (800) 319.8802 sales@holdtight.com

 
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