17th June 2019

DOW SELECTS UNIVAR SOLUTIONS AS A KEY CHANNEL TO MARKET FOR POLYURETHANES IN NORTH AMERICA

Dow and Univar Inc. recently announced Dow has selected Univar Solutions as a key North American channel to market, distributing Dow's broad product portfolio of polyols and isocyanates effective April 1, 2019. Univar Solutions was recently created from the combination of Univar and Nexeo Solutions.

DEBRO ACQUIRES TARTAN COLOR AND CHEMICAL

Debro has acquired Tartan Color & Chemical, a Canadian distributor primarily focused on the industrial specialties market. The transaction makes Debro one of the leading independent distributors in Canada for industrial specialties, food ingredients and home and personal care.

Quebec’s Largest Woodworking Show Returns in 2020

Canada Woodworking East will be returning to Saint-Hyacinthe, QC, for its fourth edition on October 22-23, 2020.

THERMA-TRON-X COMMEMORATES 50 YEARS

Therma-Tron-X, Inc. (TTX) is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. From conception in 1969, TTX’s objectives have emphasized innovative solutions and designs, quality craftsmanship, and continuous improvement.

POSITEST PC POWDER CHECKER MEASURES 4X FASTER

Affordably measure uncured powder coatings using non-contact ultrasonic technology to predict a cured thickness. The PosiTest PC Powder Checker is a dedicated standalone unit and ready to measure right out of the box.

GEMA LAUNCHES NEW MANUAL SPRAY UNITS

Gema recently introduced its new OptiFlex Pro Series of manual spray units. The company says OptiFlex Pro provides the highest charging power in the industry at 110,000 V / 110 µA using PowerBoost technology, allowing for a faster and more efficient powder coating process.

CPCA APPOINTS NEW CHAIR, DOLES OUT AWARDS AT ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND AGM

The Canadian Paint and Coatings Association (CPCA) held its 106th Conference and Annual General Meeting in Vancouver, on May 22-23 where reappointment of four current members to the CPCA Board of Directors was approved.

In Memory Of Dennis James Rogers

It is with sadness that we share the news of the sudden passing of Dennis James Rogers, President of Dynamix, a great friend of CFCM and the paint and coatings industry.