23rd January 2018

AKZONOBEL BOOSTS PEROXIDES PRODUCTION

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals is investing more than C$18-million to expand production capacity and upgrade its organic peroxides facility in Los Reyes, Mexico.

POWDER COATING EVENT TO FEATURE TABLETOPS

A tabletop exhibition will supplement this year's PCI Powder Coating 2018 Technical Conference.

DOMOTEX USA TO OPEN IN 2019

Hannover Fairs USA will debut DOMOTEX USA, a show focused on the American residential floor covering industry, in Atlanta, GA from February 28 to March 2, 2019.

CANADA WOODWORKING EAST MOVE PROVES POPULAR

This October, organizers of Canada Woodworking East (Bois ouvré de l’est du Canada), the country’s bilingual show for the cabinet and furniture industry, announced the event would be relocating Saint-Hyacinthe, QC, for its next edition. To date, say organizers, the move has received much praise from  industry.

OVEN TESTS PAINT COUPONS

No. 915 is a gas-fired, 650-deg F cabinet oven from Grieve, currently used for testing paint coupons.

COLOR FORMULATION SOFTWARE

Datacolor, has launched Match Pigment 4.0, the latest iteration of its color formulation software for paint, coatings and plastics manufacturers.

AKZONOBEL NAMES SPECIALTY CHEMICALS CFO

AkzoNobel (Amsterdam) has named Renier Vree, formerly of design and engineering firm Arcadis, as chief financial officer of its Specialty Chemicals business.

ICTC HOLDINGS NAMES CANADIAN SALES MANAGER

ICTC Holdings Corp. has appointed Tony Blatchford as Canadian sales manager. His industry experience comes from his long-time association with one of Canada’s largest paint companies.