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Contractors Needed for OR Research Lab Painting

Clean Water Services in Oregon is soliciting bids for construction and renovations to an existing two-story building.


JPCL Releases 2023 Readers’ Choice Winners

Winners of the 2023 Readers’ Choice Awards, which honor the authors of the top articles chosen by JPCL readership over the past year, were unveiled in the latest bimonthly issue of the Jo...


New Product Announcement: Architectural Coatings Enamel

Paint and coatings company Diamond Vogel has recently introduced a new interior and exterior acrylic latex enamel for its architectural coatings line.


New Product Announcement: Entry-Level Interior Paint

Paint manufacturer C2 Paint has recently launched its new line of C2 Loft paint, described as a high-quality, affordable paint solution for both amateur DIY enthusiasts and seasoned painting...


New Product Announcement: Zero VOC Interior Paint

Last week, global coatings company PPG introduced the new Speedhide Max paint, expanding its Speedhide professional paint line.


Contractors Needed for MI Water Tank Coating

The City of Kalamazoo in Michigan is currently seeking contractors for the coating and improvement of one 200,000-gallon spheroid water tower.


Contractors Needed to Coat CT Water Tanks

The City of Waterbury in Connecticut is currently seeking contractors for the installation and coating of two 1,000,000-gallon ground-level water storage tanks.


New Product Announcement: Floor Paint, Primer

Dutch Boy Paints, part of The Sherwin-Williams Consumer Brands Group, recently unveiled its new Porch and Floor Paint + Primer for those looking to enhance their indoor and outdoor living sp...


Contractors Needed for MI Water Tank Recoating

The City of Sault Ste. Marie in Michigan is currently seeking contractors for the painting and repair of one 750,000-gallon elevated water storage tank.


Contractors Needed for TX Water Tank Repainting

The City of Temple, Texas, is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of a 1-million-gallon elevated water storage tank.


Lowe’s Brand Reveals First Color of the Year

Stainmaster Paint, an exclusive Lowe’s brand, has selected its inaugural Color of the Year, which it describes as a “fresh foray into the realm of color.”


Elevation Awards Winner: New Construction

Technology Publishing Company again partnered with the Commercial Painting Industry Association for the seventh annual commercial honors program, The Elevation Awards.


Bidding Open for TX Tank Repair

The City of Rosenberg, Texas, is currently seeking contractors for the recoating and repair of one 1-million-gallon ground storage tank and one 500,000-gallon elevated water storage tank.


Neutral Paints Top US Color Trends Analysis

A recently published study analyzed Google Trends to identify the most popular paint color in each American state.


Paint Company Reveals Ketchup Color Collab

London-based paint and wallcoverings manufacturer Lick and American food processing company Heinz announced that they have partnered on a new red paint that matches the color of Heinz’s famo...


Forest Service Seeking UT Painting, Reno Bids

The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service is soliciting bids for coating and rehabilitation to two existing guard stations, as well as the construction of a garage building.


New Product Announcement: Paint Primers

Dutch Boy Paints, part of the Sherwin-Williams Consumer Brands Group, recently launched eight new primer products designed for DIYers.


Porsche Teams with Paint Company on New Palette

German automaker Porsche recently teamed up with paint manufacturing company Backdrop to produce a palette of four paints for interior spaces, based on the colors of some of the company’s mo...


Analysis Finds Dark Paint Helps Homes Sell for More

According to a new study from real estate company Zillow, home buyers tend to offer more money for homes with interiors painted dark gray.


Report: Demand for Paint High Despite Inflation

Marketing research company J.D. Power recently released its 2023 U.S. Paint Satisfaction Study, revealing an increase in do-it-yourselfers despite a spike in paint prices.


Glidden Becomes Walmart Primary Paint Brand

Global coatings company PPG announced earlier this month that its Glidden paint brand is set to become the primary paint brand at national retailer Walmart.


Benjamin Moore Updates Interior Paint Formulation

Paint and coatings manufacturer Benjamin Moore recently announced that it has reinvented its Regal Select Interior paint.


New Product Announcement: Flat Ceiling Paint

Paint and coatings company Dunn-Edwards Corporation has introduced a new interior paint designed for ceilings on residential, commercial and institutional projects.


New Product Announcement: Silicone Additive

Munich-based chemical manufacturer Wacker Group recently announced a new silicone additive for formulating silicate paints and brush-on plasters for interiors.


New Product Announcement: Renewable, Bio-Based Paint

Producer of paints and coatings, and a subsidiary of Asia Coatings Enterprises, Pte. Ltd., PT Mowilex Indonesia has recently released the country’s first renewable, bio-based paint.


2022 Elevation Awards Winner: New Construction

Technology Publishing Co. again partnered with the Commercial Painting Industry Association for the sixth annual commercial honors program, The Elevation Awards.


New Product Announcement: Copper Coating

Last month, Behr Paint Company issued an email sharing information about one of its latest product offerings: Copper Force Paint.


Contractors Wanted for CA Administration Building Reno

Mission Springs Water District is soliciting bids for drywall repairs to its administration building in Desert Hot Springs, California.


New Product Announcement: Interior Semi-Gloss

Paint and coatings company Dunn-Edwards recently introduced a new ultra-premium, urethane-modified acrylic interior semi-gloss paint for cabinets, doors and trim via emailed press release.


Elevation Awards Spotlight: Innovation Space

With the extended deadline recently announced for the sixth annual Elevation Awards, we will be counting down to July 29 with featured selections of this year’s nominees, giving readers a gl...


Benjamin Moore Enhances Aura Interior Paint

Coatings company Benjamin Moore recently announced that it has enhanced its ultra-premium Aura interior paint with a new acrylic resin and formula.


New Product Announcement: Interior, Exterior Paints

HGTV Home by global coatings manufacturer The Sherwin-Williams Company has recently introduced three new paint products for interiors, exteriors, as well as door and trim coatings.


New Product Announcement: Paint Thickener

Global specialty chemicals company Nouryon recently introduced a new cellulose ether, a natural alternative to associative synthetic paint thickeners.


New Product Announcement: Interior Alkyd Primer

Paint and coatings manufacturer Benjamin Moore has recently introduced a new alkyd primer for interior surfaces.


Report Indicates Demand for Paint Experts

Marketing research company J.D. Power recently released its 2022 U.S. Paint Satisfaction Study, reporting a high demand for interior and exterior paint experts.


Painting Robot to Coat Luxury High-Rise in Dubai

Emirati multinational real estate development company Emaar Properties announced last month that it awarded all painting work for a luxury high-rise residential project to Singapore-based MY...


Lumber and Paint Lead January Price Hikes

According to the latest Producer Price Index report released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the prices of construction materials jumped more than 20% year-over-year and have risen n...


Elevation Winner: Interiors, Judges' Choice

In its fifth year, Technology Publishing Co.’s commercial honors program, The Elevation Awards, expanded its reach by partnering with the Commercial Painting Industry Association.


New Product Announcement: Anti-Viral Interior Paint

Global coatings company AkzoNobel recently announced the launch of its latest product: a wash and wear anti-viral interior coating.


Elevation Awards Spotlight: NY Free Library

With the extended deadline just announced for the third annual Elevation Awards, we will be counting down to the deadline (Oct. 9) with featured selections of this year’s nominees, giving re...


Belgium Store Features Plastic-Based Terrazzo

Amsterdam-based eyewear company Ace & Tate recently opened a new shop in Antwerp with a specific goal for the retail store’s interior: it’s clad with terrazzo made with chips of recycled pla...


New Latex Paint Aims for Better Coverage

A new latex paint with an ultra white base aims to provide better coverage for novice and professional painters alike.


4 Paint Companies Settle FTC Charges

Four paint companies have settled Federal Trade Commission charges that they deceptively promoted products as zero-VOC or emission-free.


Waterborne Epoxy Released for High-Traffic Areas

Behr Pro has stepped into the high-performance coatings realm with its new Pre-Catalyzed Waterborne Epoxy.


Soft Touch Matte Paint Revealed

Benjamin Moore has unveiled a new, luxury line of interior paint that boasts “a new dimension” of tactile experience.


New York Painter Charged in Fraud

The owner of a New York-based interior painting company faces 15 years in prison for allegedly misreporting over $570,000 in revenue.


HGTV Star’s Paint Line Expands

Fans of the HGTV hit Fixer Upper are getting a bigger fix of their new favorite paint, as Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines expands its palette.


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.


Shades of Purple Reign Supreme

PPG architectural coatings brands are passionate about purple for 2017.


Paint Line Gets Revamp

Pratt & Lambert Paints announced the launch of Accolade Premium Paint & Primer, a 100 percent acrylic coating designed for use on interior walls, ceilings, trim, drywall, wood, masonry, meta...


Abrasion Resistance from Marine System

A new coating system from PPG’s protective and marine business is said to be ideal for the cargo holds of dry bulk carriers.


Dunn-Edwards Launches Duraflo

California-based paint maker Dunn-Edwards Paints has introduced new interior finishes for use on interior surfaces.


Presidential Center Gets Paint Update

Just in time for its 100th birthday celebration, the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museum in Ohio received a facelift, thanks to a donation of more than 100 gallons of paint and...


Design Challenge Aimed at Emerging Talent

Attention student designers: Are you up for a challenge? The Sherwin-Williams Company is inviting submissions in its annual STIR Student Design Challenge.


‘Break-Through’ Paint Gets Revamp

PPG Industries Inc.’s PPG Paints brand has reformulated its low-VOC Break-Through! interior and exterior waterborne acrylic paint.


Paint, Volunteers Brighten Habitat Homes

A small group of volunteers, wielding brushes and rollers, have given two newly constructed Habitat for Humanity homes in Twinsburg, OH, paint makeovers just in time for the holidays.


Campaign to Produce a Dull Paint Film

Is watching paint dry your thing? Well, imagine if you could enjoy the pensive pastime on the big screen.


New Multicolor Paint to Add Texture

VERNON HILLS, IL--Rust-Oleum Corp. has introduced a multicolor finish made to look like textured wallcoverings.


Pre-Mixed Paints for Home Projects

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, PA—A new line of ready-to-use latex interior paints in a variety of sizes and colors is now available exclusively at Walmart stores.


PPG, Nautica Sail New Interior Line

PITTSBURGH—PPG Architectural Coatings has teamed up with global lifestyle company Nautica to offer an interior paint line for the residential market.


3 Companies Top Paint Ratings

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA—Behr, Clark + Kensington and The Sherwin-Williams Company have topped J.D. Power and Associates’ 2015 Paint Satisfaction Study, ranking highest in customer satisfaction ...


Valspar, Retailer Launch Interior Line

Valspar Corp. and a North American retailer of modern, American-made home furnishings have teamed up on a new line of interior paints designed to coordinate with the store’s merchandise.


Are You Ready for Some Free Paint?

To football fans who are putting off home projects until the post-season: This one's for you.


New Primer/Sealer Made for High Hide

Masterchem Industries has introduced a high-hiding, primer-sealer designed to minimize issues caused by dark colors and minor surface stains.


Primer/Topcoat Goes Inside, Outside

Cortec has introduced a waterborne acrylic for metal substrates in aggressive environments.


Library Seeks Bids to Turn a New Leaf

Blount County, TN, is seeking contractors to repaint its modern 65,000-square-foot public library in Maryville.


CR Ranks Store Paint Brands No. 1

House brands from Behr Corp. and Ace Hardware have topped the latest rankings of 67 interior paints tested by Consumer Reports—earning “excellent” ratings in hiding and scrubbability.


2 House Brands Top Paint Rankings

Interior paints from Behr and Clark + Kensington earned top marks in Consumer Reports’ latest performance evaluation—measuring “excellent” in terms of hiding and scrubbability.


Best Practices:
The Pain in Painting Drywall

Question: Can an ASTM Level 5 Drywall Finish produce a satisfactory painted finish in critical lighting areas and/or when using higher-sheen paints? Answer: It depends.


SSPC Announces New Polyurea Standard

Performance requirements for polyurea and polyurea/polyurethane hybrid coatings used to protect industrial structures are the focus of a new technical standard by SSPC: The Society for Prote...


Urethane Made for Weather Protection

Sports complexes, schools and public buildings that take a pounding from the elements have a new coating option from Sherwin-Williams.


New Finish Made for Extreme Weather

Sherwin-Williams has announced a new fluoropolymer urethane coating for structures that require extreme weather durability.


New Traffic Paint Made for Versatility

Dunn-Edwards has launched a new line of fast-drying traffic paint for a variety of substrates and applications.


A Middle East Push for Greener Paints

Safer architectural paints and coatings should accompany the construction boom in the Arab world, Abu Dhabi officials have announced in unveiling a new certification program.


Abu Dhabi to Certify Safer Paints

End users of certain interior and exterior paints in the United Arab Emirates will soon have a new tool to determine the safety of the products they choose.


Coating Made to be Bulletproof

Developed for a “dangerous world” of school, mall and theater shootings, a new protective coating is being billed as a bullet-stopping life saver.


A Coat of Armor for Homes, Schools

In a clear sign of the times, a Nevada building materials maker has developed a plaster product that can reportedly protect homes and buildings from gunfire.


Music Museum Tunes into Painting Bids

The Delta Music Museum is warming up for a fast, thorough facelift inside and out, and bids are being invited for the work.


PPG Revamps Zero-VOC Line

PPG Architectural Coatings has updated its "Speedhide zero" interior latex line with a new sheen option, anti-microbial capability, and a more environmentally friendly formulation.


Miller Paint Evolves Away from Devine

Miller Paint Company will sever its 12-year relationship with the Devine Color brand and products in May, adapting the line's formulations to a new interior paint series called Evolution.


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.


Final Order for ‘Zero VOC’ Claim Cases

Settlement orders against two leading paint and coating companies for alleged false “zero VOC” claims are now final, according to the Federal Trade Commission.


2 Sentenced in Killing Over Wet Paint

Two kebab house customers enraged by wet paint on their clothing have been sentenced to more than five years in prison for beating a delivery man to death and seriously injuring the shop's o...


Sherwin-Williams Adds Texture to Line

The Sherwin-Williams Company has introduced TuffWall Premium Texture Finish, a 100 percent acrylic interior coating for restaurants, offices, retail and other commercial spaces.


Consumer Reports Rank Top Paints

In terms of interior paints that perform, a newcomer on the shelf is hard to top. Clark and Kensington paint, sold exclusively at Ace Hardware Stores, has earned the highest scores of 65 pro...


 
 
   

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