23rd June 2018

PPG BOOSTS COATINGS MATERIALS PRICES

PPG will implement a price increase of up to six percent on all of its industrial coatings technologies in North America. The change is effective July 1, 2018, or as permissible by contract, and applies to all industrial coatings end-use segments.

DOW ADDS GLYCOL ETHERS CAPACITY

The Dow Chemical Co. has announced a series of phased, incremental investments to expand its global glycol ethers capacity, to meet increasing demand in key end-markets and applications.

ANGUIL CELEBRATES FOUR DECADES

Anguil Environmental Systems Inc. is celebrating its 40th anniversary in August with a celebration in its hometown of Milwaukee, WI. The company, founded in 1978, offers industrial air pollution control and wastewater treatment.

THE DANGLER GUYS MOVES TO NEW HQ

The Dangler Guys has moved to a new, larger facility, not far from its previous headquarters.

COMPLETE POWDER COATING SYSTEM

A complete powder coatings system capability from Baker Perkins is designed to meet rising demand from the industry for single-source, integrated lines.

PROGRESSIVE LOAD SCRATCH TESTER

The Fischerscope ST200 is a progressive load scratch tester for analyzing the adhesion and cohesion strength of coatings according to ASTM C1624, ISO 20502, and DIN EN 1071-3.

MACDERMID MAKES EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENTS

MacDermid Performance Solutions (MPS), has promoted Mike Goralski to vice-president, global supply chain.

CASF NAMES NEW BOARD

The Canadian Association for Surface Finishing has appointed officers for the coming year, as well as confirming the slate of directors.