White/white pearl dominates the global automotive color popularity ranks for the second consecutive year, according to the 2012 DuPont Automotive Color Popularity Report. Black/black effect moves into second place
End-markets are growing, raw material costs are declining, and more than the usual number of mergers and acquisitions took place, possibly signaling a resurgence of the U.S. coating industry. The Carlyle Group won a bidding war to take over DuPont Performance Coatings; Innotek Powder Coatings was purchased by Protech/Oxyplast; United Capital Funding Corp. purchased Architectural Finish Systems; and Pioneer Metal Finishing of Green Bay, Wis., bought Superior Metal Finishing of Portland, Ore., to go along with plants in Wisconsin, Oregon, Michigan, Minnesota, South Carolina and Indiana.
DuPont says its Vertrel specialty fluids have become the solvent of choice in the military for several cleaning operations, including cleaning of electronics and printed circuit boards, which must meet stringent cleaning requirements because the cost of failure can be very high.
Alesta RAL powder coatings from DuPont Industrial CoatingSolutions have been formulated using a high-gloss hydroxyalkylamide (HAA) polyester chemistry for indoor and outdoor use.
Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group and DuPont announced that they have signed a definitive agreement whereby Carlyle will purchase DuPont Performance Coatings for $4.9 billion in cash. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter 2013, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals.
DuPont Industrial Coating Solutions has named Ronald W. Hull as its DuPont Powder Coatings North America sales manager to manage the powder and industrial e-coat sales in the United States and Canada.
DuPont Protection Technologies is sponsoring a photo contest to showcase the ways industrial workers use its Tyvek garments in their daily jobs.
Customer conference called in Ft. Lauderdale welcomed 65 key customers, allied suppliers, press and trade association leaders.
Faced with an adhesion issue, a manufacturer of aluminum fence and rail products set out to find the solution to their problem, even if it meant taking apart his line components one-by-one.
If sales for your finishing business have been declining, you may need to consider adding a new coating line to bring in new business. An option may be to add an electrocoat system to your current powder line to increase your coating capabilities.
With the military increasing its use of powder-based coatings to cover vehicles, equipment and ships—the Army has recently announced that it will allow the use of powder coatings in its CARC coverings that are normally e-coated—more assets are getting the powder coating treatment than ever before, much to the joy of the powder manufacturers.
Reports say that DuPont is exploring a sale of the division for as much as $4 billion. Bloomberg newspapers said that DuPont has hired Credit Suisse to look for potential buyers, and that it has hired Greenhill & Co. to separately handle a sale of a powder-coatings unit within the division. According to financial reports, DuPont’s performance coatings business accounted for 12 percent of DuPont’s $31.5 billion in revenue last year.
DuPont Abcite by Thermoclad powder coatings have been specifically formulated as a tough, chip-resistant finish providing excellent corrosion and UV protection without the need for a primer.
After more than 50 years, powder coatings are still viewed favorably in the finishing world as an industry that collaborates with manufacturers to reduce our environmental footprint and foster sustainability.
DuPont Industrial CoatingSolutions is facing an increasing imbalance of supply and demand with critical suppliers, driving broad cost increases in raw material costs, operating expenses and growing inflationary pressures.
Antimicrobial coatings are starting to make an even bigger entry into U.S. homes. More consumer goods manufacturers are offering “germ resistant” surfaces on many household items such as refrigerators, dishwashers, stoves and other appliances and fixtures. A report by Global Industry Analysts Inc. says the U.S. antimicrobial coatings market alone is expected to reach $1 billion by 2015.
DuPont recently opened a new research and development facility dedicated to coatings science.
DuPont CoatingSolutions introduces Alesta AR, architectural powder coatings offering architects and engineers an eco-friendly selection of colors and surface textures to coordinate with other building materials.
DuPont CoatingSolutions will display a unique segment of specialty powder coatings by Prismatic Powders, a division of NIC Industries, Inc.
DuPont has announced the global availability of its Hybrid Membrane Technology (HMT) fiber in air filtration bag applications for industrial and commercial manufacturing.
Choosing the right powder for your job
DuPont Powder Coatings will be presenting its Jollipops, formulated in weatherable TGIC polyester chemistry, in blue, brass, copper, red, green, and yellow.
Vertical powder coating and sublimation printing combine to produce aluminum architectural pieces with unique finishes.
The company that brings you the Miracles of Science introduces powder coatings with the world's most advanced inorganic antimicrobial solution.
Alesta® Blaze-Illusion sparkles with the color and gives you a glittering effect but with the ease of one coat.
Antimicrobial powder coatings - featuring silver as a key antimicrobial ingredient - are raising the powder coating industry to new heights. Ironically, this latest technological advancement has its roots in some of the planet's most ancient cultures...
Brochure provides information on Alesta R Powder Coatings, a new type of decorative powder coatings.
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DuPont™ Alesta® Powder Coatings' product line consists of premium formulations manufactured to meet performance specifications on a consistent basis. These powder coatings are designed to provide tough, durable, but highly decorative finishes for virtually any metal finishing.
Nap-Gard® Fusion Bonded epoxy powders are produced for the oil and gas pipeline industry. Several FBE products are available for large and small diameter pipe in both single and dual layer systems. This product line also includes coatings for the steel reinforcing rebar.
DuPont Powder Coatings and DuPont™ CorMax® Electrocoat have joined foces to provide superior superior corrosion resistance. CorMax® Industrial E-Coat provides proven OEM-levels of corrosion protection.
DuPont Industrial CoatingSolutions deliver superior coverage and transfer efficiency so you can get more done in less time. But higher yields are just the beginning. Available in a variety of technologies for a broad range of applications, DuPont Powder Coatings are easy to use and backed by the technical support of DuPont specialists. Our team is dedicated to helping you find new ways to improve productivity and reduce overall costs so you can deliver superior quality products while also increasing profits. * DuPont Powder Coatings meet the performance standards set by leading manufacturers and industry organizations * DuPont™ Alesta® powder coatings are designed to provide tough, durable and beautiful finishes. Available in a wide array of RAL and standard colors and surface effects, we feature over 400 stock products ready to ship same day. * DuPont™ Nap-Gard® continues to set the standard for durable, multilayer anti-corrosion pipe, valve and rebar coatings delivering high quality protection your customers can trust. * DuPont Powder Coatings feature robust formulations that result in fewer line stoppages and a uniform finish saving you both time and money. * The complete line of DuPont Powder Coatings includes innovative solutions such as high temperature resistant, anti-graffiti, anti-gassing, chrome-look, low energy, antimicrobial and non-TGIC polyesters, so you can deliver customized solutions across a broad range of applications. * With virtually no VOCs, no hazardous waste, and up to 98% product utilization, DuPont Powder Coatings is the environmentally responsible choice.