Jotun announced that over the last 12 months, the cost of raw materials used for manufacturing coatings has escalated significantly and affects the coatings industry worldwide, forcing the company to increase prices for marine, protective and powder coatings.
The PPG Foundation recently donated $10,000 to the Kentucky Science Center to support school visits by the organization’s “Ion Jones and the Lost Castle of Chemistry” traveling science education program.
The Dutch government has signed an agreement with AkzoNobel recognizing the company's latest contribution to meeting national sustainability targets resulting from investments at its chemicals complex in Rotterdam.
PPG and its joint venture Sealants Europe SAS, trading as PPG Aerospace Sealants Europe, each received a 2016 Best Performer Award from Airbus, in its Procurement Operations Supply Chain & Quality Improvement Program (SQIP), as material and parts suppliers.
Our March issue features a new eco-friendly carbon black, a fast-dry DTM alkyd emulsion with excellent corrosion resistance, and information on evaluating the flow behavior of coatings. March is also our European Coatings Show issue, which pre-show coverage and Exhibits-in-Print.