coatings

Valspar To Be Acquired By Sherwin-Williams For $11.3 Billion

The Sherwin-Williams Co., a U.S. paint company, recently said it agreed to acquire Valspar Corp. for about $11.3 billion, or $113 per share, in an all-cash transaction. The transaction, which has been unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both companies, represented a premium of approximately 41 percent to Valspar’s...

PPG Debuts Service For Ordering Data Sheets, Metal Panels

PPG Industries’ coil and building product coatings business has launched two online self-service tools that enable customers to order and track requests for product data sheets (PDSs) and color-matched metal panels through PPG’s color-match system (CMS). The tools are part of the INDX(TM) Knowledge Hub suite of online self-service applications PPG...

RRCI announces board for 2012

At the recent 2012 Annual Meeting in Orlando, Fla., the membership of the Reflective Roof Coatings Institute elected new officers and board of directors. The elected officers are: President: Tim Leonard, ER Systems; President-Elect: Greg Hlavaty, Western Colloid; and, Immediate Past President: Penny Gift, Republic Powdered Metals, Inc.  Newly-elected Directors include:...

RRCI shares 3-year field study results at technical meeting

The Reflective Roof Coatings Institute shared the results of its 3-year solar reflectance field study June 22, 2011, at the Mid-Year Technical Meeting in Orlando, Fla. This study measured the impact of various factors on the loss of solar reflectance of roof coatings over time. RRCI’s purpose for this study was...