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

Axalta Schedules Q4, Full Year 2020 Earnings Conference Call

After the close of trading on Wednesday, Feb. 3. Coatings World staff01.19.21 Axalta will release its fourth quarter and full-year 2020 financial results after the close of trading on Wednesday, Feb. 3.    The release, and supporting materials, will be … Read More

Datacolor Introduces High-Efficiency Benchtop Spectrophotometer Series, Spectro 1000/700

The new series features the high inter-instrument agreement. Coatings World staff01.19.21 Datacolor launched the Spectro 1000/700 series, a family of close-tolerance benchtop spectrophotometers designed for high efficiency and confidence in color formulation and quality control in a wide range of industries. … Read More

LANXESS Acquires Biocides Specialist INTACE

LANXESS is acquiring French company INTACE SAS.    The Paris-based biocide company is a manufacturer of specialty fungicides for the packaging industry.   LANXESS and the seller have signed an agreement to this effect on Jan. 14, 2021. The parties … Read More

dar-tech, inc. Becomes U.S. Midwestern Distributor for ZS Interpolymer

Will distribute water-based acrylic resins for the coatings and graphic arts industries. Coatings World staff01.18.21 dar-tech, inc. has become the official midwestern U.S. distributor for ZS Interpolymer, formerly Interpolymer, a division of German-based Zschimmer-Schwarz.    ZS Interpolymer’s manufacturing facilities in … Read More

OQ Chemicals Announces Carboxylic Acids Price Increase

Due to supply and demand, OQ Chemicals will increase prices effective Feb. 1, 2021, or as contracts allow. Coatings World staff01.18.21 Due to supply and demand, OQ Chemicals will increase prices for the following product effective Feb. 1, 2021, or … Read More