Top 20 Most Read Articles of February 2020 on PCE-Paints and Coatings Expert

Please find below the top 20 most-read articles of  February 2020 on PCE. Please follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter and subscribe to our website and receive notifications of new posts by email.


PPG to Acquire Alpha Coating Technologies, Light Industrial Powder Coatings Manufacturer

PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Alpha Coating Technologies, LLC (“Alpha”), a manufacturer of

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Record sales and all-time high result for Jotun

Jotun achieved a new sales record of NOK 19,652 million in 2019. An operating profit of NOK 2,320 million is

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SCHLENK to expand the Pigment Product Line Zenexo® for Automotive Application

SCHLENK Metallic Pigments, a leading producer of effect pigments released Zenexo® GoldenShine WB 21 YY, a new effect pigment for

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AkzoNobel to provide update on Winning together: 15 by 20 and outlines plans for 2020 and beyond

AkzoNobel today hosts an investor event in London, broadcast live by video webcast, to provide an update on the company’s

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Bitrez to showcase capabilities at American Coatings Show 2020

Bitrez Ltd, the UK’s leading manufacturer of specialist polymers and chemicals, is showcasing its innovative solutions for the paints, coatings

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AkzoNobel to partner with Les Companions; focus on developing a paint robot capable of working on interior walls

AkzoNobel recently entered into a partnership with French early stage startup Les Companions, which is focused on developing a paint

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Coatex to showcase its innovative waterborne rheological additives at Interlakokraska 2020

As one of the leaders in rheology modifiers, Coatex will present its latest solutions for low VOC waterborne formulations during

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Sun Chemical to Address Supply Chain Preparations Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Sun Chemical will continue to monitor its supply chain, including raw material and intermediate suppliers and logistics providers, amid the

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WACKER to Begin Efficiency Program to Increase Competitiveness and Profitability: More than 1,000 jobs cut

Wacker Chemie AG announced its initial plans for its “Zukunft gestalten” (Shape the Future) efficiency program. WACKER expects to save

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Celanese to Acquire Nouryon’s Redispersible Polymer Powders Business

Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global chemical and specialty materials company, and Nouryon today announced they have signed an agreement

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X-Rite to Go Beyond Color to Measure the Appearance of Complex Coatings at American Coatings Show 2020

Attendees can see the latest X-Rite color measurement innovations and learn how integrated solutions help streamline color formulation and quality

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Evonik successfully closes acquisition of PeroxyChem by US$640 million

Evonik has successfully closed the acquisition of the US company PeroxyChem for US$640 million after the responsible court in Washington

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Superior “Bio-Ink” for 3D Printing Pioneered

Rutgers biomedical engineers have developed a “bio-ink” for 3D printed materials that could serve as scaffolds for growing human tissues

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DIC to Exhibit Proprietary Polymers and Pigments at PAINT INDIA 2020

The DIC PAINT INDIA 2020 booth will showcase a wide range of coating-related products complying with regional standards. At PAINT

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Hexion to Announce Sale of Colombia Manufacturing Site

Hexion Inc. (“Hexion” or the “Company”) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its manufacturing

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PPG to highlight barn, shed, building product coatings at 2020 Frame Building Expo

PPG (NYSE:PPG) announced that it will showcase its full array of barn and shed and building product coatings during the 2020 Frame Building Expo at

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Master Builders Solutions® to present its portfolio for complex architectural facades at BetonTage exhibition

The innovative formwork cleaner MasterFinish CLN 689 ensures fairfaced concrete that meets the highest esthetic requirements MasterFiber supports the creation

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Curing and matting in seconds with UV and Excimer technology by IST Metz

At PaintExpo, which will take place from April 21-24 in Karlsruhe, Germany, UV equipment manufacturer IST Metz will present its

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LANXESS to complete acquisition of Brazilian biocide manufacturer IPEL

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS completed the acquisition of Itibanyl Produtos Especiais Ltda. (IPEL). The competent anti-trust authorities approved the transaction

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Henkel to open new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in India

Henkel Adhesives Technologies has officially inaugurated its new production facility in Kurkumbh, India, near Pune. With a total investment of

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