Paint & Powder Coating Applications News for April 2013

Paint & Powder Coating Applications News Archive

Bayer MaterialScience to Sell Polyester Resins Businesses to Stepan Company

Bayer will retain its trade name Desmophen® to continue to sell its diverse portfolio of products to the coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers industries globally.

Registration is Now Open for FABTECH 2013 Registration is Now Open for FABTECH 2013

CCAI FINISHING Pavilion at FABTECH 2013 is the largest show yet.

BASF Rolls Out Rotor Blade Refinishing System for the UK Market BASF Rolls Out Rotor Blade Refinishing System for the UK Market

Technology designed to increase the life and efficiency of wind turbines.

American Coatings Association and California Paint Council Oppose California SB 193

Critics argue against components of the proposed bill that would require local manufacturers to supply regulators with proprietary information pertaining to their customer lists and purchasing history.

Airblast Eurospray Awarded Third Contract for RAF Coningsby

Deal entails the maintenance of four squadrons of Typhoon FGR4 aircraft – one of the world’s fastest fighter jets.

Axalta Coating Systems Announces New Technical Service Manager for Powder Coatings Business

Michael A. Wittenhagen brings more than 20 years of powder coating experience.

New Coating Technologies Earn Patents for Eastern Michigan University and Toyota

Patents cover 'self-stratifying" coatings that aim to improve economy of application, researchers report.

PPG to Acquire Certain Assets of Deft, Inc.

Deft’s waterborne and chrome-free technologies complement PPG’s existing coatings capabilities.

Wagner Industrial Solutions Expands Staff

Personnel additions range from sales and technical to adminstratiave/support.

Scott Sinetar Named VP of combined PPG North American Architectural Coatings Unit

Move follows completion of PPG's acquisition of Akzo Nobel's North American architectural coatings business.

PPG Completes Acquisition of AkzoNobel North American Architectural Coatings Business

Purchase marks second-largest in PPG's history.