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  1. Hempel Defies Railcar Corrosion With Hempatop Direct 460 DTM Epoxy Coating
    9/18/2019

    Today, leading global coatings manufacturer Hempel announced the North American launch of Hempatop Direct 460. Developed to provide superior protection against corrosion, the one-coat Direct-to-Metal (DTM) application resists railcar color and gloss-fading challenges, while delivering customers decreased maintenance costs and increased productivity rates

  2. EFG Spearheads F&I Choice With Signature Finish Elite Appearance Protection
    9/17/2019

    EFG Companies, the innovator behind the award-winning Hyundai Assurance program, announced the launch of Signature Finish Elite Appearance Protection, designed to boost customer satisfaction and dealership PRU by providing more appearance protection options

  3. Biocoat, Inc. Launches On-Site Contract Coating Service Business Unit
    9/17/2019

    Biocoat, Inc., a specialty manufacturer of hydrophilic biomaterial coatings for medical devices, today announced that the company has launched an ISO-certified, full-service on-site facility for the application of its HYDAK® coatings to its customers unique medical devices

  4. Brenntag Specialties, Inc., Expands Distribution Agreement With BASF
    9/16/2019

    Brenntag Specialties, Inc., part of the Brenntag Group, the global market leader in chemical distribution, will become the exclusive distributor for BASF's amine curing agents in the Western and Southwestern United States, effective October 15, 2019

  5. Axalta To Acquire UAE-Based Powder Coatings Manufacturer Capital Paints
    9/16/2019

    Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Capital Paints LLC, a UAE-based thermosetting powder coatings manufacturer specializing in architectural powder coatings

  6. Henkel Offers Sustainable And Cost-Efficient Surface Treatment For Aluminum Processors
    9/10/2019

    As part of its commitment to greater sustainability and cost-efficiency in metal pretreatment, Henkel is continuously optimizing its conversion coating solutions for aluminum processors

  7. Valence Surface Technologies Awarded New Safran Approvals For Surface Finishing, Further Expanding Its Service Offering For Nacelle Components
    9/9/2019

    Valence Surface Technologies (Valence), the largest independent provider of aerospace product finishing services, has received Safran Nacelles approval for chromic acid anodize, HPTR 0150 (HPTR 0066), and paint application, HPTR 0015, at its Valence Los Angeles facility (formerly known as Coast Plating, Inc.)

  8. CHEMEON eTCP™ Is A Products Finishing Innovator
    9/4/2019

    CHEMEON® Surface Technology's recently developed CHEMEON eTCP™ conversion coating and anodic seal provides a distinct visual color that indicates aluminum and other light metal parts are coated and protected

  9. Falcon Structures Implements Environment Friendly Paint System
    8/27/2019

    Falcon Structures, a manufacturer of container-based structures, unveiled their new waterborne paint system to improve environmental impact. This paint system will be used as an outer coat to the modified container structures and includes a new epoxy primer and full acrylic topcoat

  10. Meridian Adhesives Group Acquires Epoxies, Etc.
    8/22/2019

    Meridian Adhesives Group ("Meridian") announced today the acquisition of Epoxies, Etc., a leading resin formulator of epoxies, urethanes and silicones