29th April 2017

OPA GOLF TOURNAMENT

The Ontario Paint Association's annual Golf Tournament is held this year on June 6, at Caledon Woods Golf Club in Palgrave, ON. It starts at 12.30 pm, with selection of golf carts, and there is a shotgun start at 1.00 pm. Dinner is at 6.30 pm.

AKZONOBEL PLANS SPLIT OF BUSINESSES

Following two rebuffed attempts at a buyout by PPG, AkzoNobel has outlined a new strategy to accelerate growth and value creation with two of its businesses, Paints and Coatings and Specialty Chemicals. The intent is to produce a step change in value creation for shareholders and all stakeholders.

MANUTROL MOVES OFFICES

Manutrol Inc. has moved its offices from Montreal to Burlington, ON.

SYSTEM TRACKS OVEN CURE

The newest generation DATAPAQ EasyTrack3 system is for profiling the oven cure of painted and powder-coated products.

SOLUBLE SALT TESTER

The Positector SST Soluble Salt Tester measures the concentration of soluble salts (salt contamination) on metal surfaces in accordance with ISO 8502-6, 8502-9.

VENJAKOB HIGHLIGHTS VEN SPRAY SYSTEMS

Venjakob Maschinenbau is showing three spray painting machines at this year's Ligna trade show for wood finishers.

PIRRO JOINS IGM RESINS

IGM Resins USA, Inc., a global producer and supplier of radiation curable materials, has appointed Tony Pirro sales director for North America.

JIRAK JOINS AKZONOBEL

Jeff Jirak has joined AkzoNobel as the company’s new surface chemistry general manager for the Americas.