Industrial and Protective Coatings News for January 2013

Industrial and Protective Coatings News Archive

DuPont Opens 'Innovation Center' in Geneva

Facility designed to provide an environment for collaboration with customers, government, academia and business partners.

ASTM Paint Committee Approves Powder Coating Standard

New ASTM International standard describes methods of preparing surfaces of hot-dip galvanized iron and steel for powder coating and the application of powder coating materials.

BASF to Unveil Industry-Specific Portfolio at the European Coatings Show

More than 15 new BASF products positioned as solutions for current market needs.

AkzoNobel Announces Management Changes

Graeme Armstrong to assume role of managing director surface chemistry and country director for North America; Bob Margevich to retire.

Kennametal introduces 'Stellite' division Kennametal introduces 'Stellite' division

Following its acquisition of UK-based Deloro Stellite, Kennametal has added a new business unit, Kennametal Stellite.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Shows Gain of 155,000 positions in December

Modest increase seen in manufacturing employment, but overall unemployment rate remains unchanged at 7.8 percent.

DuPont Powder Coating Division Announces Appointment

Robert R. Phillippi tapped to lead DuPont Powder Coating's efforts in the rebar market.