Industrial and Protective Coatings News for September 2012

Industrial and Protective Coatings News Archive

DuPont Announces Changes to Polyester RAL Product Line

Powder coating transitioned to globally accepted resin system.

FABTECH Education Program Expanded

Additonal events include a workshop on Lean manufacturing for managers as well as a panel discussion focused on the potential impact of the upcoming presidential and congressional elections.

The Protech/Oxyplast Group Set to Acquire Innotek Powder Coatings

Protech hopes to leverage Innotek's excellent business relationships along with its unique thermoplastic technology.

Pioneer Metal Finishing Acquires Superior Metal Finishing

Purchase expands Pioneer’s service offering and broadens its presence in the city of Portland, Ore.

ASTM Paint Committee Developing Proposed New Standard on Dirt Pick-Up Resistance for Architectural Paints

A proposed new ASTM International test method will combine existing in-house methods for dirt pick-up resistance for architectural paints and stains in an effort to standardize testing for dirt repellency throughout the industry.

AkzoNobel and Carbon Group Collaborate on Coatings Facility in Ireland.

New Cromadex center created to offer industrial coatings customers an exciting selection of products and services.

Coatings Market Forecasters Paint a Bright Global Picture

A number of independent forecasts from a variety of reputable sources are drawing the same conclusions: the next few years should be kind to the paint and powder coating industry.

Thomas Ahrens Appointed Regional Vice President, Enthone Europe

Ahrens brings a wealth of both industry and executive management expertise to Enthone.

Marathon Sales Company Makes Debut

New England-based metal finishing, metal working and metal coating supplier enters the fray.

One on One Interview: Dave Lurie, Co-Executive Director of The Powder Coating Institute One on One Interview: Dave Lurie, Co-Executive Director of The Powder Coating Institute

PCI has high hopes for association and industry at large.