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Superstore Showcases Products, Information

Technology Publishing Co., the publisher of PaintSquare News and JPCL, has introduced a new way for coatings-industry businesses to connect with potential customers and supply crucial...


Coatings Market Spawns Saudi Committee

Hoping to capitalize on what they feel is a prime financial opportunity, officials from Saudi Arabia announced that the kingdom will establish its first committee to maximize its interests i...


Spray Paint Claims Spur Suit

Rust-Oleum now faces a proposed class action lawsuit one year after an advertising industry watchdog took aim at the company over ad claims about one of its consumer spray paint product line...


AkzoNobel Announces Protective Coatings Hire

Coatings manufacturer AkzoNobel has named coatings industry veteran Steven Feldman to be its Business Director, Protective Coatings North America.


Dulux Paint to Pay Fine for ‘Cool’ Claims

A federal court in Australia has ordered international coatings manufacturer DuluxGroup Pty Ltd to pay a $400,000 AUD ($306,992 USD) fine for making false or misleading claims about two of i...


Dunn-Edwards Reveals Top Hue

The buzz in the coming year will be all about Honey Glow, a paint color described as a “warm, golden yellow with brown undertones,” according to Dunn-Edwards.


Winery, Turnpike at Odds Over Logo

“We are from New Jersey and proud of it!” reads the website for Old York Cellars’ What Exit Wines line. But the winery, in Ringoes, NJ, isn’t getting the same level of love back from its sta...


Vehicle Coatings Brand Gets New Look

A longstanding global brand of polyurethane coatings for vehicles is getting a new look, but the product will remain the same.


Sears to Ring Up Paint Again

Venerable American department store Sears has announced it will reintroduce paint sales in its stores, four years after phasing the product out.


Spray Paint Ad Claims Draw Fire

One line of spray paint from an industry giant is under fire from advertising watchdogs for what could be construed as unsubstantiated claims—but the product hasn’t been pulled or renamed ju...


Giant Mosaic Has Brush with Guinness

We’re used to works of art created with paint brushes, but a record-breaking mosaic unveiled this week in Charlotte, NC, is actually constructed of paint brushes—33,000 of them, to be exact.


PPG Touts New Products, Strategy

PPG revealed its 2016 line of architectural coating products and announced moves to help consumers identify which brands are part of its family at a media event Monday (May 23).


SUV Crosses Bridge Made of Paper

Land Rover’s Range Rover bills itself as one of the most luxurious off-road SUVs on the market—capable of delivering “performance in varying terrain or conditions.”


Marketing Mission: ‘Born to Build’

An 85-year-old Chicago-based concrete company has rolled out a marketing campaign designed to “celebrate and honor” the American construction workforce.


Consumer Reports ‘Decodes’ Paint Labels

From “washable” to “one gallon”—paint experts over at Consumer Reports hope to relieve some confusion when it comes to paint can labels.


Paint Names Get Real, and Rowdy

TUMBLR--With actual monikers like Flapjack and Mole's Breath, Dead Salmon and Grandma's Sweater, paint names are not all that easy to parody.


'A Gallon of Mmmmmm, Flesh, Please'

TUMBLR--Shopping for paint? Why not skip the regular black in favor of "The Eternal Darkness That Will One Day Consume Us All (GRO55)?" And any front door can be red, so why not reach for "T...


Jotun Slapped on ‘No. 1’ Claims

Jotun Pakistan has no basis for asserting the top position in its market and has been fined for perpetuating the boast in its ads, the government's anti-trust agency has said.


Jotun's Ad Boasts Draw Sanctions

Jotun Pakistan's blanket marketing claim of being "No. 1 in Paints" has again drawn the wrath of that country's antitrust agency, which has ordered the coating maker to drop the boast and pa...


PPG Sunsets a Veteran Brand

The world’s No. 1 coatings company has announced a shift in its oldest architectural brand identity.


Beer Promo Leaves Town Blue

Residents in a Colorado town were left seeing red after a beer company paid the town a lot of green to paint it blue for a weekend.


Paint Can Claims Uncork a Lawsuit

Wine-filled paint cans trumpeted in a recent marketing campaign are now at the center of a vintage trademark tussle.


'Racial' Paint Names Spark Lawsuit

A former Benjamin Moore manager is accusing the company of a "toxic" and discriminatory work environment that includes the use of "appallingly racial" paint color names.


Ex-Worker Sees Racism in Paint Names

A fired African American employee of Benjamin Moore has accused the paint maker of discrimination in using two brown color names that resemble his own.


In Pakistan, Looking Out for No. 1

Jotun Pakistan has been ordered to stop calling itself the “No. 1 paint in Pakistan” after complaints by competitors bearing superlatives of their own.


In Pakistan, Who’s No. 1?

Authorities have ordered Jotun Pakistan to stop calling itself the “No. 1 paint in Pakistan” after complaints by competitors—who make No. 1-type claims of their own.


A Floor You Can Sink Your Teeth Into

It's the rare flooring product that can satisfy both your design goals and your sweet tooth.


DOD Targets ‘Culture’ of Corrosion

ORLANDO—It will take more than protective coatings to make a dent in the U.S. military's $23 billion-a-year campaign against corrosion.


Developers Still Dodging Unlucky 13

Smirk, they might, but New York City's developers are not taking any chances with triskaidekaphobic buyers.


Fleshing Out a Floor Plan

When it comes to architectural drawings, the old paper and digital options have a hot new competitor: skin.


Out with the New(lar) at PPG

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


Court Battle Pits Elcometer, TQC-USA

Global coatings instrument maker Elcometer Inc. is locked in federal-court litigation with a former employee and distributor over allegations of unlawful marketing tactics designed to steal ...


 
 
   

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