Industrial and Protective Coatings News for August 2013

Industrial and Protective Coatings News Archive

MacDermid Adds A. Raymond Tinnerman to Network of 'ZinKlad' Applicators.

Partnership will allow MacDermid to broaden its presence within the supply chain.

Thomas Hartmann Appointed Managing Director of BASF Coatings GmbH Thomas Hartmann Appointed Managing Director of BASF Coatings GmbH

Hartmann succeeds Eva Müller who will assume a new position within the BASF Group.

AkzoNobel Names New Head of Integrated Supply Chain

David Allen brings broad experience in manufacturing, distribution, and operational efficiency.

Decc Makes Annual List of the Nation’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies--Again!

Coating applicator achieves three-year sales growth of 179%.

Sherwin-Williams Supplying Protective Coatings For Massive Cleveland Innerbelt Bridge Project Sherwin-Williams Supplying Protective Coatings For Massive Cleveland Innerbelt Bridge Project

More than 26,000 gallons needed to cover 1.8 million square feet of steel that comprise the westbound span over the Cuyahoga River.

Michael Cash To Head Axalta Industrial Coatings Businesses

New global role will support liquid and powder customers

CCAI’s FINISHING Pavilion and Conference at FABTECH Breaks Records CCAI’s FINISHING Pavilion and Conference at FABTECH Breaks Records

With more than 160 exhibiting companies showcasing finishing products and services in the CCAI FINISHING Pavilion, FABTECH is now the destination for finishers to see all products & services that they need to improve their finishing operations.

Axalta Expands Coatings Technology Center

New Pilot Reactor Will Accelerate New Product Development

Winona Powder Coating Expands Etna Green, Indiana, Facility

New facility boasts updated powder coating line with a 5-stage washer, automatic and manual coating booths, and digitally controlled ovens.

Valspar Completes Acquisition of Inver Group

Customers to gain access to expanded technologies, a broader product portfolio and superior service, Valspar CEO says.

MetoKote Revamps Website

New site offers additional functionality and features, including multiple languages, literature and product descriptions.

Proposed ASTM Metal Corrosion Standard Will Test Potential Coatings for Sewer Environments Proposed ASTM Metal Corrosion Standard Will Test Potential Coatings for Sewer Environments

Proposed new ASTM International standard covers an apparatus and set of procedures that are used to create and maintain a simulated sewer headspace environment to be used to test potential coatings.

2013 Western Coatings Symposium Kicks off Oct. 20-23 in Las Vegas

Event, which focuses on coating formulators, will combine a robust technical program with tabletop exhibits and networking opportunities.

Abakan Announces Incorporation of MesoCoat Coating Services Inc.

New subsidiary to provide advanced wear- and corrosion-resistant coating services for components used in the oil and gas, mining, aerospace and metal finishing industries.

PPG to reinstate CORAFLON brand name for FEVE architectural powder coatings

CORAFLON name, PPG says, is more familiar to architects than NEWLAR brand name, which will be retired

American Coatings Association Submits Comments on Utah’s Proposed 'AIM Rule'

ACA expects to find problems with the implementation of this rule, particularly the most restrictive "limit provision."

SIFCO ASC Launches New Brand Identity and Website

Changes aim to showcase the full range of SIFCO ASC's industry-leading products and services for component enhancement, repair and refurbishment.