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HMG Paints Presented a New Recyclable Packaging for its Coatings

The British coatings manufacturer HMG Paints unveiled a new sustainable packaging for its entire water-based portfolio.

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The Croatian Specialty Chemical Plant of Cortec Will Be Fully Solar Powered

Cortec is already able to achieve savings from energy costs as high as 97%.

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The Protech Group Reached an Agreement to Purchase the Assets of Evotech

Protech has acquired the liquid coatings business line of Evotech Peintures Industrielles.

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Nils Andersen Steps Down as AkzoNobel’s Supervisory Board Chair and Member

AkzoNobel’s Supervisory Board Chair, Nils Andersen, will step down to pursue new external board position.

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AB Specialty Silicones Will Distribute the OH Functional Silicone Polymers of Dow in North America

Dow has selected AB Specialty Silicones as an authorised distributor for the elastomeric roof coating market in U.S.A. and Canada.

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Fastener Fair Italy Announced the Partners of its Events Programme

During Fastener Fair Italy 2022 there will be numerous presentations focused on new industry trends.

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AkzoNobel Unveils New Capability for Bonded Metallic Powder Coatings in North Africa

AkzoNobel will now be able to satisfy the increasing demand of the region with locally produced bonded metallic powder coatings.

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Curtiss-Wright Acquires the Supplier of PEO Surface Treatment Coatings Keronite

Curtiss-Wright will distribute the Plasma Electrolytic Oxidation surface treatment applications of Keronite under its Aerospace & Industrial segment.

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Dürr Received the BMW Group Supplier Innovation Award

The EcoPaintJet Pro painting process of Dürr has been awarded in the “Sustainability” category.

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SONGWON Announces New Leadership Appointments

Songwon Industrial Co., Ltd. has appointed Hans Werhonig as Leader Group Commercial and a member of SONGWON’s Executive Committee and Peter Schmitt-Freise as the new Business Unit Leader Polymer Stabilizer.

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IMCD to Acquire Speciality Chemical Distributor Parkash DyeChem

IMCD N.V. has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of Parkash DyeChem, one of India’s leading distributors of speciality chemicals, serving the coatings and construction segments.

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BASF Inaugurated its Largest Surface Treatment Site in Pinghu

The new site will allow BASF to increase the production capacity of its high-performance surface treatment solutions in China.

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Reactsurf® 2490 is Solvay's New Emulsifier

Solvay has launched Reactsurf® 2490, a new emulsifier designed to improve the performance of coatings and adhesives.

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Arkema Takes Further Steps Towards Sustainability

Arkema has announced that it has expanded its bio-based offer with a new range of mass balance acrylic materials.

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Assovernici Warns About the Competitiveness of the Italian Paints and Coatings Sector

Assovernici reports that the difference in energy costs between the USA, Asia and Europe is creating a competitive gap.

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