MarketsandMarkets: Acrylic Resins Market Worth $21.9 Billion by 2025

According to MarketsandMarkets’ new market research report, “Acrylic Resins Market by Solvency (Water-Based, Solvent-Based, and Others), Chemistry, Application (Paints & Coatings, Adhesives & Sealants, DIY Coatings, Elastomers, and Others), End-use Industry, and Region – Global Forecast to 2025,” the global … Read More

Axalta Releases Second Quarter 2021 Results

Axalta Coating Systems announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021. Second quarter net sales of $1,126.8 million increased 72.6% year-over-year, including a 5.3% foreign currency benefit, driven by 56.4% higher volumes and 9.3% higher average … Read More

Sales of Paint Cans Facing Challenge from Growing Convenience & Popularity of Plastic Pails

The global paint cans market was valued at $4.7 billion in in 2021, and is projected to register modest growth during the next ten years. According to market study, sustained demand for paint cans within construction and wall décor segments … Read More

Daikin Industries Becomes OCSiAl Shareholder

Daikin Industries has become a shareholder of the world’s largest producer of graphene nanotubes, OCSiAl, following three years of collaboration in developing graphene nanotube applications as a next-generation additive. Together, the companies are determined to develop high-performance materials and establish … Read More

BASF Reports Strong Second Quarter

Sales growth of 56 percent to €19.8 billion EBIT before special items increased significantly to €2.4 billion Cash flows from operating activities of €2.5 billion, up €295 million over level of prior-year quarter 2021 outlook for sales raised to between … Read More

PPG to Expand Production Capacity for PPG ISENSE Gloss Beverage Can Coatings

PPG announced that it is currently adding capacity for the production of overvarnish coatings for beverage can exteriors, including PPG ISENSE Gloss coatings, at its Delaware, OH, plant. PPG expects the addition of the Delaware plant’s new volume to existing … Read More

RPM Reports Results for Fiscal 2021 Fourth Quarter, Full Year

RPM International Inc. reported financial results for its fiscal 2021 fourth quarter and year ended May 31, 2021. “As we conclude a fiscal year unlike any other, I am extremely grateful for the perseverance of our associates around the world. … Read More

Shortlist Announced for the British Coatings Federation’s 2021 Awards

The British Coatings Federation (BCF) announced the shortlisted entries for the 2021 Awards. Despite a difficult year for many, BCF received a huge number of high-quality awards entries which made shortlisting decisions really difficult. The winners will be announced at … Read More

Waterborne Symposium Issues Call for Papers

The Waterborne Symposium seeks submissions from academia, government and industry presenting novel research results in all aspects of coatings. The 49th Annual International Waterborne, High-solids and Powder Coatings Symposium is a five-day event bringing together coatings formulators, chemists, managers, business … Read More

SI Group Signs Agreement to Sell Industrial Resins Business to ASK Chemicals

SI Group announced plans to complete an agreement to sell the majority of its global Industrial Resins business to ASK Chemicals, a portfolio company of private equity firm Rhône Group, LLC. The transaction includes SI Group’s Industrial Resins products and … Read More