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Names in the News for July

The following industry professionals have recently received appointments or promotions. Hempel has appointed Emilie Barriau as chief technology officer, a new position in the Executive Group Management, which the company […]

New Products for July

Editor’s note: This column is a roundup of recent product releases from the coatings and allied industries. To submit a product release for consideration, email publications@paint.org. Please note that all […]

Call for Papers: Waterborne Symposium 2025

The Waterborne Symposium is seeking submissions from academia, government, and industry presenting novel research results in all aspects of coatings. Abstracts are due October 1, 2024. The 52nd Annual International […]

Names in the News for May

The following industry professionals have recently received appointments or promotions. WACKER has appointed Christoph Kowitz CEO of the group’s U.S. subsidiary Wacker Chemical Corporation. He succeeds David Wilhoit, who is […]

Powder Coating Gloss Reduction Techniques

By Nathan Biller, ChemQuest Powder Coating Research Different aesthetic requirements for powder coatings necessitate formulators to be able to produce finishes in any level of sheen, from full gloss down to […]

Next-generation Antimicrobial Waterborne Polyurethane

By Emma G. Wrigglesworth and Eldon W. Tate, Inhibit Coatings Ltd. Microbial contamination on surfaces is a problematic and potentially deadly issue, particularly in high-risk settings such as healthcare, aged […]

Cyclic Materials and Solvay Sign Agreement

Cyclic Materials, a metals recycling company, and Solvay, a rare earth materials supplier, have signed an agreement where Cyclic Materials will supply Solvay’s plant in La Rochelle, France recycled mixed […]

Evonik Commissions New Plant in Germany

Evonik has commissioned a new plant for its AEROSIL® Easy-to-Disperse family of silicas at its Rheinfelden site in Germany. According to Evonik, the capacity expansion will strengthen global availability for […]

WACKER Strengthens Focus in the Czech Republic

Wacker Chemie AG is constructing a new production site in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic. The company broke ground with its project partners and officials representing the city and region. According […]

Sto Breaks Ground in Mexico

Sto Corp., a manufacturer in claddings, air barriers, coatings, and restoration systems, based in Atlanta, Ga., broke ground on a new manufacturing facility in Muncipio de Dalina, Victoria, Nuevo Leon […]

Gema Celebrates New Company Building in Switzerland

Gema Switzerland GmbH, a supplier of powder coating technology, announced the completion of its new company headquarters, located in Gossau Sommerau. According to the company, the new headquarters is a […]

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