5th December 2020

PPG TO ACQUIRE GLOBAL COATINGS MANUFACTURER ENNIS-FLINT

PPG has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Ennis-Flint, a global manufacturer of coatings with a portfolio of pavement marking products, including paint, thermoplastics and other traffic technologies. The transaction, valued at approximately $1.15 billion, is expected to close within the next few months.

BASF INTRODUCES PORTFOLIO FOR PROTECTIVE WOOD GRAIN ENHANCEMENT

BASF has developed a new portfolio for water-based systems to protect and highlight wood while meeting sustainability needs.

ASTERION INTRODUCES TECHNIBRITE SN 200 BRIGHT TIN PLATING SYSTEM

The TECHNIBRITE SN 200 tin plating system was recently introduced by Asterion, LLC. The system is ideally suited for both barrel and rack applications to impart lustrous, bright tin deposits.

CVC THERMOSET SPECIALTIES INTRODUCES EPOXY TOUGHENING AGENT FOR AUTOMOBILE ADHESIVES

CVC Thermoset Specialties, an Emerald Performance Materials company, introduced HyPox RA875, its newest carboxyl-terminated acrylonitrile-butadiene (CTBN) epoxy adduct toughening agent.

DATACOLOR INTRODUCES COLORREADER SPECTRO COLOR MATCHING INSTRUMENT

Datacolor launched ColorReader Spectro, an economical, Bluetooth-connected device designed to help paint retailers easily and accurately measure material colors.

ERICHSEN MEASURES HARDNESS AND MARS

New Erichsen scratch hardness testers 318/318S/318 C are used to measure the hardness of surface protective layers like paints and plastic coatings whether the surface is flat or curved.

TRINSEO WELCOMES NEW TECHNICAL SALES REPRESENTATIVE TO CASE TEAM

Trinseo has announced the appointment to Joseph Clarke as technical sales representative supporting its CASE (Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants, and Elastomers) business.  

GEMA WELCOMES NEW EMPLOYEES TO NORTH AMERICAN TEAM

Gema recently announced the addition of six new employees to its North American sales and operations teams as a result of continued growth.