Paints & Coatings
September 2014

BASF is fighting the problem that is plaguing many urban areas – eyesore graffiti on public property. The German firm’s coatings division has developed the Relest powder PUR Anti-Sticker coating. The product’s anti-stick surface prevents soiling and reduces cleaning costs.






September 2014

CHEMETALL, a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of speciality chemical products, presented its latest innovative and environmentally friendly advanced pretreatments at The Powder Coating 2014 show in Indianapolis, US.






September 2014

PPG Industries’ industrial coatings business has announced that Weaber Lumber Company’s new line of Finish Coat interior trim products are protected by Aqualink coatings, a revolutionary, engineered, baked-on coating developed by PPG to bring exterior durability and factory-controlled finishes to interior wood trim and moulding.






September 2014

Germany-based Wacker Chemie has said its latest innovations are supporting the Gulf’s need for durable paints and coatings.






September 2014

ANGUS Chemical Company has announced that AMP, a multifunctional specialty chemical that’s widely used in latex paint formulations, is no longer classified as a volatile organic compound (VOC) under a final rule by the US Environmental Protection Agency.






September 2014

Dampney Company Inc has introduced a new, ready to use heat-resistant white paint that is non-yellowing at elevated temperatures for a wide range of coating applications.






September 2014

AKZONOBEL has entered into a two-year partnership to supply the Extreme Sailing Series – an annual global stadium racing circuit featuring some of the latest high-performance hull coatings.






September 2014

Sherwin-Williams Protective and Marine Coatings has launched a trio of next-generation polyaspartic urethanes combining high throughput, superior appearance and durability with ease of workability for applicators in one protective coating line.






September 2014

HYBRID Coating Technologies (HCT) Inc has announced it is entering the global wood protection coatings market, which according to reports by the research group Freedonia is valued at $4.14 billion in the US alone.






September 2014

Trelleborg’s printing solutions operation within Trelleborg Coated Systems, a leading manufacturer of Vulcan, Rollin and Printec blankets, has launched a new coating plate range that enhances precision coating and broadens the company’s total offering of offset printing solutions.






September 2014

POWDER coating company Pro-tect Coatings has announced it is offering powder coat paints as a more environment-friendly option than conventional liquid paints which contain harmful solvents and emit volatile organic compounds. Recently the company upgraded to a larger powder coating oven size. The new oven is 6 m long x 2.9 m wide x 2.






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