Blog Category: Paint Scene


Paint Scene—April, 2017

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    PPG, Akzo Nobel, Haggle Over Acquisition PPG, originally rebuffed in its attempt to acquire AkzoNobel, has reiterated its invitation to AkzoNobel to explore its proposal to form a combined company. PPG states that it continues to believe that a combination of the two companies has a strong strategic rationale and also that it presents  … Read more

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Paint Scene—March, 2017

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Hockey Paint PPG has reached an agreement with the National Hockey League (NHL) to make PPG paint brands the Official Paint of the NHL® in the U.S. and Canada. The agreement was announced in conjunction with the 2017 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™ outdoor game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers at Heinz Field,  … Read more

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Paint Scene – February, 2017

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Celebration in Charlotte The DEWALT® Charlotte, NC manufacturing plant celebrated as the professional tool brand’s 10-millionth tool rolled off the production line. Company executives were on hand to build the 10-millionth tool—a 20V MAX* XR Lithium Ion Brushless 3-Speed Hammer Drill (DCD996P2). Across its seven U.S. manufacturing plants, the brand produced more than 90 million  … Read more

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Paint Scene—January, 2017

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  Dunn-Edwards & Nippon Paint Merge Dunn-Edwards Corporation has entered into a merger agreement with Nippon Paint Holdings Co., Ltd., the world’s fourth largest paint company, with $4.8 billion in sales. Osaka, Japan-based Nippon Paint will maintain the Dunn-Edwards brand. The merger provides Nippon Paint with a platform for growth throughout the U.S. “This is  … Read more

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Paint Scene—November, 2016

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Color for Sale If your customer looking to sell a home or condo, you can pass along these color tips, courtesy of Sara McLean, color expert and blogger for Dunn-Edwards Paint. They might lead to a faster sale! • Exercise caution on painting everything white or beige, because your home might end up looking more  … Read more

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Paint Scene—October, 2016

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Discount Portal PPG PAINTS™ has launched Preferred Homeowner Portal—a website that provides discounts and rebates off retail pricing to new-home buyers. “The PPG Paints brand is digitizing how contractors provide painting kits to new-home buyers, making it easier and more efficient to supply exactly what homeowners need to keep the paint perfect in their new  … Read more

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Paint Scene—August, 2016

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Corotech Relabeled Benjamin Moore has offered high-performance commercial and industrial products though its Corotech brand, launched in 2009. Now, these formulas are getting a new identity: Benjamin Moore® Corotech® high-performance coatings. These coatings—including primers, enamels, epoxies, urethanes and more—are designed to protect surfaces that are regularly subject to severe conditions beyond normal wear and tear.  … Read more

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Paint Scene—July 2016

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The Main Event In June 2008, a fire destroyed downtown Lynden, Washington’s largest anchor building, a historic three-story building housing nearly a dozen independent businesses. In the years since, a growing and active Lynden Downtown Business Association began rebuilding with the help of local investors and volunteer support from the community. Their mission: to help  … Read more

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Paint Scene—June, 2016

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Customer Satisfaction Benjamin Moore was ranked highest in customer satisfaction with both interior paints and exterior stains in J.D. Power’s 2016 Paint Satisfaction Study. The company achieved the highest numerical scores over all other brands among interior paints (836) and exterior stains (814) on a 1,000-point scale. J.D. Power measures customer satisfaction in the interior  … Read more

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Paint Scene—May, 2016

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Dealer Events House Hasson Dealer Market June 16-19 Sevierville, TN   United Hardware Buying Market June 17-19 Minneapolis, MN   PACOA Dealer Market September 10-11 Hempstead, NY   HANDy Video Contest Bercom, the manufacturer of HANDy Paint Products, is searching for do-it-yourself painters (and the next generation of Hollywood directors) to enter its 5th Annual  … Read more

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