PPG recently announced that it has established a new business unit called Traffic Solutions, following the company’s December 2020 acquisition of Ennis-Flint.
Nouryon announced the appointment of Curtis Espeland to its Board of Directors, effective January 18, 2021. Espeland will also chair the company’s Audit Committee.
IGM Resins appointed Wilfrid Gambade as CEO. Gambade, who is based in IGM’s headquarters in Waalwijk, the Netherlands, leads IGM Resins’ Global Executive Leadership team. He succeeds Edward Frindt, who joined the company in 2012 and will retire from IGM after Q1.
Ezio Braggio joined ChemQuest Group as ChemQuest Europe’s newest vice president. Braggio recently retired from Sherwin Williams as regional president of Europe, Middle East, Africa and India (EMEAI).
AkzoNobel proposed to acquire Tikkurila, a move the companies say would create a strong platform for future growth and serve customers with more innovative and sustainable solutions.
AkzoNobel agreed to acquire New Nautical Coatings, owner of the Sea Hawk brand and supplier of antifouling coatings, primers and varnishes. Financial details were not disclosed.
The Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP) launched this month to create what organizers say will be a unified voice for the corrosion control and protective coatings industries. AMPP, which was announced January 6 at a global virtual event, was formed by a merger between Houston-based NACE International, The Corrosion Society; and Pittsburgh-based SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings....
RadTech, the nonprofit for ultraviolet and electron beam technologies (UV+EB), announced the election of Susan Bailey, from Michelman, as president. Michael Gould, of Rahn USA, was nominated as president-elect to assume office in 2023. New members elected to serve a two-year term include Neil Cramer, Sartomer; Jonathan Graunke, INX International; Jennifer Heathcote, GEW; Helen Rallis, Sun Chemical; Jake Staples, Wausau...
StanChem Polymers announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Albi Protective Coatings, has completed the acquisition of Dux Paint and its sister companies, Hawthorne Coating and Hood Products (taken together, "Dux").
TSRC, a manufacturer of synthetic rubber and styrenic block copolymer, announced that it is changing the legal name and entity of its U.S. subsidiary. Effective immediately and to be implemented in the second quarter of 2021, Dexco Polymers L.P. is TSRC Specialty Materials LLC, a Texas limited liability company. According to TSRC, the name change reflects the company’s global presence...