PPG Reports Q4, Full-year 2020 Financial Results

PPG reported fourth quarter 2020 net sales of approximately $3.8 billion, more than 2% higher than the prior year.    Selling prices increased by about 1.5%. Sales volumes decreased approximately 1.5% versus the prior year, which reflects the ongoing, negative … Read More

BASF Begins Implementing Ralignment of Global Business Services Unit

BASF is now entering the implementation stage for the realignment of its services unit announced in September 2020: A large share of the services provided by employees of Global Business Services to BASF’s business units are being bundled in hubs.  … Read More

Nouryon Appoints Curtis Espeland to Board of Directors

Nouryon appointed Curtis Espeland to its Board of Directors, effective Jan. 18, 2021.    Espeland will also chair the Company’s Audit Committee.   “Nouryon is extremely pleased to welcome Curt to our Board of Directors. As the former CFO of … Read More

AMETEK Brookfield Opens Media Room at US HQ

AMETEK Brookfield, part of AMETEK’s Instrumentation & Specialty Controls Division, opened its first media room at its Middleboro, MA headquarters.    The media room will be used for new video content and live productions, including online courses, how-to videos, webinars, … Read More

Asian Paints Announces Q3 FY2020-21 Results

Asian Paints announced its financial results for the quarter and nine months ended Dec. 31, 2020. “Demand conditions continued to exhibit a strong recovery across business segments, spread over most regions in the third quarter of this financial year. The … Read More

IGL Coatings Launches Graphene Reinforced Dual System Ceramic Coating

IGL Coatings launched its graphene reinforced product, Ecocoat Quartz+.    The new and improved Ecocoat Quartz+ is a hybrid 9H rated dual system ceramic coating that combines two ceramic coatings with different attributes to provide the ultimate layer of protection … Read More

Miller Paint Declares Simple Serenity its 2021 Color of the Year

Miller Paint declared Simple Serenity 0614 its color of the year for 2021.    “It goes without saying that 2020 was a challenging year, and our homes have been our refuge more than ever. As we look forward to this new … Read More

TAUBMANS Paint by PPG Releases ‘Chromatic Joy’ Palettes

Refresh, reinvigorate and recharge with the colors of “Chromatic Joy” from TAUBMANS paint by PPG – the brand’s uplifting color collection for 2021-22 that boasts 32 original, home-grown hues created with the Taubmans COLOURSMITH app and Coloursmith Reader.   Inspired by the bright and bold injections of color … Read More

Huntsman Finalizes Acquisition of Gabriel Performance Products

Gabriel acquired for $250 million. Coatings World staff01.19.21 Huntsman Corp. completed the acquisition of Gabriel Performance Products (Gabriel), a North American specialty chemical manufacturer of specialty additives and epoxy curing agents for the coatings, adhesives, sealants and composite end-markets, from Audax … Read More

PPG Completes COLORFUL COMMUNITIES Project at School in A. Bangsaothong Samutprakarn, Thailand

PPG announced the completion of a COLORFUL COMMUNITIES® project in A. Bangsaothong Samutprakarn, Thailand, that helped revitalize the Anuban Khehabangplee School. The project brought together approximately 30 volunteers from PPG and the school, who spent more than 90 hours beautifying … Read More