RPM Reports Fiscal 2022 First-Quarter Results

RPM International Inc.reported financial results for its fiscal 2022 first quarter ended August 31, 2021. Fiscal 2022 first-quarter net sales increased 2.7% to a record $1.65 billion compared to the $1.61 billion reported a year ago. First-quarter net income was … Read More

PPG Introduces ONECHOICE SU1280 UV-Cured Primer Surfacer to U.S., Canadian Refinish Markets

PPG has launched PPG ONECHOICE SU1280 UV-Cured Primer Surfacer for the U.S. and Canadian automotive refinish markets. Available in a spray-gun-applied quart, the primer surfacer with advanced UV-cure coating technology can be sanded in just two minutes after application. “This … Read More

Evonik and Brenntag Strengthen Partnership for Functional Silanes in Europe

Evonik has recently extended its distribution agreement with Brenntag for its Dynasylan® product line to 16 countries in Eastern Europe. Effective immediately, Brenntag will additionally distribute the silane products in Poland, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia, … Read More

PPG COMEX Brand Launches VINIMEX TOTAL Antiviral and Antibacterial Paint

The COMEX brand by PPG has recently launched Comex VINIMEX® TOTAL Antiviral and Antibacterial paint. The new product reduces up to 99.9% of bacteria and viruses responsible for the most common gastrointestinal and respiratory illnesses, including Influenza A H1N1 and … Read More

PPG Receives EPA Registration for COPPER ARMOR

PPG has received U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration for its PPG COPPER ARMOR antimicrobial paint containing Corning Guardiant technology, proven to kill 99.9%* of bacteria and viruses on the painted surface, including SARS-CoV-2, in two hours. The Copper Armor product’s … Read More

Clariant Increases Prices for Pigments & Pigment Preparations for Quinacridones

Clariant announced global price increases across its Quinacridone product portfolio. The increases will become effective October 6, 2021. The price increases are necessary to recover significant on-going cost increases for one of the key raw materials to manufacture Quinacridones (PR122 … Read More

PPG Launches First-Ever Digital Event Featuring Non-stick Coatings for Kitchenware

PPG announced the launch of its first-ever digital event to showcase its coatings for cookware, bakeware and kitchen electrics. The event provides an opportunity for PPG to connect with global customers virtually to share product and application information, the latest … Read More

Ross Offers Pressure Feed Vessels for Ribbon Blenders

ROSS Ribbon Blenders custom-built for multi-phase mixing now come with an optional pressure feed vessel. Wherein minor liquid ingredients must be thoroughly blended into powder or other solids, a pressure feed vessel enables 100% discharge of the liquid component through … Read More

Hexion Holdings Corporation Announces Plan to Separate into Two Independent Companies

Hexion Holdings Corporation announced its plan to separate into two independent companies. The two companies will be “Hexion Holdings,” composed of the Company’s Adhesives and Versatic Acids and Derivatives product lines, and “Hexion Coatings and Composites (US) Inc.,” composed of … Read More

X-Rite and Pantone Announce Online Color Theory and Quality Control Trainings

 X-Rite Incorporated, a leader in color science and technology, and its subsidiary Pantone LLC, announce that its popular Fundamentals Seminar Series focusing on color science and quality control is now available in an online learning format. The remote format consists … Read More