Industrial and Protective Coatings News for August 2012

Industrial and Protective Coatings News Archive

The Carlyle Group to Buy DuPont Performance Coatings Business for $4.9 Billion

The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter 2013, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals.

PPG Announces Executive Appointments

Changes to impact several business segments, including global aerospace, protective and marine coatings, and automotive refinishes.

ACA Announces SCAQMD is Moving Forward with 2012 Air Quality Management Plan

Leading industry association is concerned that coaters may be forced to achieve new VOC targets regardless of whether the set control measures are technologically feasible.

Powder Coating Institute Adds The Finishing Experts to Their Offering

By adding the knowledge-based partner to their stable of talent and tools, PCI expects their members to be that much more prepared and effective.

American Coatings Association Partners with U.S. Department of Commerce on Export Initiative

Partnership aims to help the U.S. grow the number of industry companies that export products.

CCAI’s FINISHING Conference at FABTECH to Include First Session in 'Espanol'

The Chemical Coaters Association International will offer 38 hours of industrial finishing programming during the technical conference at FABTECH from November 12 – 14 at FABTECH in Las Vegas, including an Introduction to Powder Coating 2-hour session conducted completely in Spanish.

SIFCO ASC Expands Sales & Marketing Team

Industry veterans Todd Romanski and Bill Kozane appointed new marketing managers.