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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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