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Nippon Paint Collabs to Launch Coil Coatings Center

During the 40th anniversary celebration of steel building systems firm Shandong Wiskind Ltd., Nippon Paint Holdings Co. Ltd. announced the establishment of a new coil coatings joint innovati...


Free Webinar: Coil Coatings for Buildings

Durability + Design will host a free webinar on Tuesday, July 31, entitled: “Coil Coatings For Architectural Buildings.”


New System Aims to Protect Garage Doors

Beckers Group, a manufacturer specializing in coil, industrial and consumer coatings, recently released a new system designed specifically for the protection of garage doors.


New System Aims to Protect Garage Doors

A manufacturer of coil, industrial and consumer coatings has released a new system that’s formulated specifically to protect garage doors.


Steel Coil Firm Honors Paint Suppliers

Luxembourg-based steel manufacturer ArcelorMittal recently announced the three recipients of its annual Paint Supplier Innovation Awards, issued to paint manufacturers that propose innovativ...


Coil Coatings Firm Unveils Universal Primer

Global coil coatings manufacturer Beckers Group recently introduced a new primer that the company says can take the place of multiple other primers under polyesters, urethanes, PVDF and othe...


New Pigment Line Addition ‘Brilliant’

A new aluminum effects pigment from BASF is designed to expand options for the high-performance industrial coatings industry, as well as automotive coatings.


Axalta to Acquire Century

A Pennsylvania liquid and powder coatings manufacturer has announced an agreement to purchase a Texas-based coating company that offers high-performance coatings for a variety of application...


Axalta to Buy Century Industrial Coatings

Coatings manufacturer Axalta has announced plans to acquire Century Industrial Coatings, a 50-year-old company that makes coatings for structural steel, oil and gas, rail cars and other OEM ...


AkzoNobel Closes BASF Coatings Deal

Ten months after confirming its intentions, Dutch coatings manufacturer AkzoNobel has completed its acquisition of BASF’s Industrial Coatings business, which supplies products for the constr...


Metal Coatings Made to Cool

PPG has introduced a new coating designed to enhance the appearance and extend the service life of metal roofing, siding, panels and other building components.


New Additives Work Across Applications

Two new flow and leveling additives from manufacturer Evonik are specially designed for use in can and coil coatings.


Industry Report: OEM Up, Oil and Gas Slow

An industry analysis report issued by The ChemQuest Group Inc. shows lags in the specialty coatings segment of the U.S. market, brought on by decreased oil and gas activity and weak infrastr...


BASF Bundles Pigments Brand

The world’s largest chemical producer, BASF, has launched a new global pigments brand to serve customers in the coatings, plastics, printing, cosmetics and agriculture industries.


Axalta Plans Dura Coat Aquisition

Axalta Coating Systems, a global manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings, announced this week that it plans to acquire Riverside, CA-based Dura Coat Products Inc., a manufacturer of coati...


Axalta to Acquire Dura Coat

Global powder coating maker Axalta Coating Systems has announced plans to acquire Riverside, CA-based Dura Coat Products Inc., a manufacturer of coatings for metal coil and related markets i...


New Issue Now Online

The latest issue of D+D In Depth, featuring four probing articles on architectural coatings and related technologies, is now available online.


Liquid, Powder Teams Unite

AkzoNobel has announced it will combine the sales and marketing teams from its liquid and powder coatings businesses that serve the aluminum architecture and facade and cladding markets.


Valspar Rolls Out ‘Pure’ Coil Coating

A new addition to Valspar’s Fluropon line of architectural coatings promises to be more sustainable and better suited to meet green building needs, according to the manufacturer.


Evonik to Increase Production Capacity

In a move it says will "solidify" its position as a powder coating powerhouse, specialty chemicals company Evonik Industries plans to build a new production line for special polyamide 12 pow...


AkzoNobel Weighs Deal with BASF

A recent industry speculation concerning Dutch paint and specialty chemicals firm AkzoNobel and German chemical giant BASF has been put to rest.


AkzoNobel Opens $10M Facility

AkzoNobel has opened a new $10 million research, development and innovation facility in Ohio, to serve the company's North American Performance Coatings businesses.


AkzoNobel Launches New RD&I Center

Amsterdam-based paints and coatings company AkzoNobel celebrated the opening of its new research, development and innovation (RD&I) center Tuesday (Dec. 1) in Strongsville, OH, with opening ...


DOC Defines Steel Import Duties

Following its investigations into corrosion-resistant steel products from China, India, Italy, Korea and Taiwan, the United States Department of Commerce (DOC) announced its preliminary dete...


Extrusion Coatings Made to Sparkle

Valspar Corp. has introduced a new line of architectural coatings billed to offer deep color hues and intense sparkle.


Coating Designed for Building Products

PPG has added a polyester coil coating system designed for building product manufacturers to its portfolio.


Polyester Coating for Buildings Debuts

PPG has introduced Duraform BP coating, which the company says is a next-generation polyester coil coating designed for building product manufacturers.


Fire Damages Industrial Coatings Plant

No one was hurt when a company that makes industrial coatings caught fire early Wednesday (Aug. 12) morning.


Dimensional Colors Sparkle in New Line

MINNEAPOLIS—The Valspar Corp. has introduced a line of dimensional, color-shifting, richly saturated, sparkling hues designed to create "a whole new color space" for architects and designers...


Production Pressure Blamed in 2 Deaths

Unwilling to slow production, U.S. Steel managers directed employees to work on a high-pressure valve while a furnace was still running—causing an explosion that killed two workers and criti...


China Challenged on Steel Dumping, Lead

Churning out half of the Earth's steel under little oversight, Chinese manufacturers are flooding the globe with substandard, lead-heavy products that threaten both end projects and the mark...


Chinese Accused of Dumping Bad Steel

Saudi Arabia's largest producer of coated steel is accusing Chinese competitors of flooding Saudi projects with unsafe products, due to lack of oversight by the Chinese government.


Valspar Tackles Graffiti with New System

Valspar has teamed up with Portland, OR-based Graffiti Removal Services Inc. to offer a sustainable, cost-effective, ASTM-compliant graffiti resistance and removal system.


Valspar Seals a Record Year

The Valspar Corp. closed out fiscal year 2014 with double-digit sales and earnings increases that set full-year records for the world's sixth-largest paint and coatings company.


2014 Coated in Success at Valspar

The Valspar Corp. is giving thanks this week for its coatings segment, where booming sales of general industrial, coil and other coatings helped deliver record results for 2014.


AkzoNobel Builds Coatings, Folds Paper

AkzoNobel is again honing its future markets with a new Performance Coatings investment in China and the sell-off of a major business unit.


‘Crinkle’ Offers New Finish Wrinkle

The Valspar Corp. has expanded its new WeatherXL coatings line with a textured “crinkly” finish designed to provide visual depth to a wide variety of building components.


Coil Coating Amps Up Weather Resistance

The Valspar Corp. has introduced the next generation of its WeatherX coil coating system for commercial, residential and industrial applications.


Valspar Launches Improved Coil Coating

Valspar has announced a new weather-resistant coil coating system for metals used in a variety of applications.


Out with the New(lar) at PPG

PPG Industries is shelving a new powder coating brand name that did not resonate with architects.


Valspar to Buy European Coating Maker

The Valspar Corp. is plunging into Europe’s high-performance coatings market with the acquisition of Italy's Inver Holding S.r.l., an international group and market leader in industrial coat...


Valspar Makes European Industrial Push

The $6 billion European industrial coatings market is getting a new player from across the pond.


Valspar’s Q1 Finishes Flat

The gloss came off the paint sector, and the coatings business fared only slightly better, producing a weak 2013 first quarter for the Valspar Corp., the company reported Tuesday (Feb. 12).


Gloss is Off in Valspar’s 1st Quarter

International markets flattened coatings and dinged paint sales in Valspar's first quarter, forcing the Minneapolis manufacturer to reduce its full-year guidance for 2013.


 
 
   

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