22nd October 2020

PPG DEBUTS ENVIROCRON HTE MAX EXTREME CORROSION POLYESTER POWDER TOPCOAT

PPG recently announced the introduction of its Envirocron HTE Max extreme corrosion polyester powder topcoat. It features high transfer efficiency in a single coat to protect large truck wheels and agricultural, heavy-duty and industrial equipment, the company says.

AKZONOBEL TO STRENGTHEN PAINTS BUSINESS WITH ACQUISITION OF TITAN IN SPAIN

AkzoNobel has agreed to acquire the decorative paints business of Spain’s Industrias Titan S.A.U. Completion is subject to regulatory approvals and expected before the end of Q1, 2021.

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.

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.

FASTSUITE EDITION 2 INCLUDES SURFACE-BASED APPLICATIONS FOR PAINTING, SPRAYING, COATING

Surface-based applications are among the most demanding tasks in automotive and aerospace production where the use of robots for spraying applications is widely used and proven.

IGM RESINS APPOINTS KEY TEAM MEMBER FOR NORTH AMERICAN LEADERSHIP

IGM Resins appointed Andre Berry as Vice President North America as Melissa Lutz steps down from her North American leadership role, effective September 14. Berry is part of IGM Resins’ Global Executive Leadership team and will report to Edward Frindt, CEO.

GEMA ADDS SALES AND SERVICE EMPLOYEES

Gema USA Inc. recently welcomed some new employees to its North American sales and service teams.