1st July 2016

ANTI-FOULING MARKET SET FOR GROTH

According to a new report from MarketsandMarkets, the global anti-fouling coatings market is projected to reach US$9.22-billion by 2021.

CLARIAN OPENS MEXICAN WATER-BASED PIGMENTS PLANT

Clariant has inaugurated a new production plant for water-based pigment preparations in Mexico.

CASF GOLF TOURNAMENT

The Canadian Association for Surface Finishing is holding its second annual golf tournament on Wednesday, September 14.

US MANUFACTURING STATS SHOW SMALL DROP

The latest US Manufacturing Technology Orders report from AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology – shows that orders for April 2016 were down 27.5 percent compared to the same month last year.

DRY SEPARATION SYSTEM

Venjakob Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG will be presenting several new developments at this year's Paint Expo. These include a new dry separation system for automatic spray painting plants, and an entirely new dry extraction system.

BIO-BASED COATING RESINS

Arkema has partnered with major industrial coatings companies to bring to market bio-based Synolac resins.

GEMA NAMES TERRITORY MANAGER

Keith Hoffman has joined Gema as a territory manager for the Heartland Region.

CEFLA NAMES NEW CEO

Cefla has named Riccardo Quattrini as its new CEO.