21st April 2018

TQC BUYS SHEEN INSTRUMENTS

British company Sheen Instruments has been acquired by TQC BV of The Netherlands. Sheen Instruments has a history of over 70 years as a manufacturer of laboratory equipment for the paint industry.

IHEA ANNOUNCES FALL SEMINARS

This fall, the Industrial Heating Equipment Association (IHEA) will offer three concurrent technical seminars in conjunction with the Metal Treating Institute’s (MTI) Furnaces North America (FNA) event. These seminars will be held in Indianapolis, IN from October 8 – 10.

WHEELABRATOR MOVES OPERATIONS TO GEORGIA

Wheelabrator Group Inc., a Norican Group company, will be consolidating its North American operations. It will centralize both its sales and engineering by creating a North American Region Hub at its LaGrange, GA, facility.

UV-PROTECTED COATINGS

NEI Corp. has introduced UV-Protect (UVP) technology to formulate enhanced versions of its NANOMYTE coating products. These, the company says, offer unique functionalities in coatings with unparalleled durability.

PRIMER FOR STEEL

PPG has introduced PPG Spectracron 128 industrial shop primer, a fast-drying, low-volatile-organic-compound (VOC) primer designed for applicators seeking fast dry times and strong protection over steel substrates.

FISCHER OPENS CHICAGO FACILITY

Fischer Technology has opened a Chicago sales and service facility. Craig Kuchta, the new Fischer representative and technical advisor for this office, has 20-plus years of technical instrumentation sales and support.

RPM NAMES VICE-PRESIDENT

RPM Inc., parent company of the Rust-Oleum, Stonard, Carboline and Tremco brands, has named Timothy R. Kinser vice-president of operations for the company.