23rd March 2017

HIGH MELT FLOW COATING

Intech and Chemours have introduced 532G-9410, a new, high molecular weight PFA topcoat. Similar to 532G-7410, this Teflon-based coating, when cured, has a high melt flow rate.

SHERWIN-WILLIAMS AND VALSPAR POSTPONE CLOSURE

The planned joining of Valspar Corp. and Sherwin-Williams Co. has been postponed until June. The companies reportedly need more time to satisfy regulators’ divestiture requirements.

IHEA HOLDING SEMINARS IN SEPTEMBER

The Industrial Heating Equipment Association (IHEA) will hold its 2017 Fall Seminars at the Westin Poinsett Hotel in Greenville, SC, on September 19 and 20. 

IWATA HAS NEW CANADIAN IMPORTER

Canadian Precision Coatings Inc. (CPC) is the new, official importer of all Iwata, EMM (Colad), and RTi products in Canada. It will also be distributing some additional supplies and accessories complementary to these lines.  

AUTOMATIC SPRAY APPLICATORS

DeVilbiss' new AG-360 series automatic spray applicators feature the company's QuickClean technology. They are available in various machine mounting formats, to provide a universal finishing solution for all industrial low pressure applications.

 

APPLICATION NOZZLES FOR AIRCRAFT COATINGS

Chemetall, the surface treatment supplier that is now a business unit of BASF’s Coatings division, has introduced Jurblami application nozzles for high-quality, fast and reproducible sealing operations.

ANDICOR NAMES MARKET MANAGER FOR CASE

Jamie Dinsmore has been appointed to the newly created position of market manager, CASE (Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants and Elastomers) for Andicor Specialty Chemicals.

STONE-TUCKER NAMES TECHNICAL SALESPERSON

Stone-Tucker Instruments has named Tyler Heywood to its technical sales team. He brings over 15 years’ experience in the protective coatings industry to his new position