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     February 7

Welcome to Painting Pro Times where industry experts provide the latest information on industry trends as well as valuable news, and product information.
PPG Completes COLORFUL COMMUNITIES Project at Booker T. Washington High School in Miami
PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced the completion of a COLORFUL COMMUNITIES™ project in collaboration with HandsOn Miami that helped revitalize Booker T. Washington High School. The school serves more than 950 students in ninth through 12 th grade, with approximately 90 percent of attending students receiving free or reduced lunches and some experiencing homelessness.
Water-Based Coatings Market Global Outlook 2019, Geographical Segmentation, Size Estimation and Industry Share, Comprehensive Analysis Trends to 2023
Water-Based Coatings, also known as dispersion coatings, use water as a solvent for dispersion of resin, which makes these type of coatings easy to apply and eco-friendly. The Water-Based Coatings contain about 80% of water with small quantities of solvents such as glycol ethers. They possess excellent resistance to heat and abrasion and offers excellent adhesion to the substrate.
Residents revel in color after Turkish town is transformed by AkzoNobel
More than 400 homes are being revitalized in the town of Kuşadası on Turkey’s western Aegean coast as part of the company’s global “Let’s Colour” program. Now in its final phase, the project is focused on brightening up homes in the Tepe neighborhood. Perched high up on a hill, the neighborhood was chosen for its high visibility. As well as helping to improve the lives of the 2,000 Tepe residents, the colorful makeover is also starting to attract curious visitors.
Industry News
Self-healing coating protects metals from corrosion
Corrosion in metals can lead to the structural fatigue or failure of bridges, pipelines, and plane fuselages. Click here for more      
Faux Finish Coatings Market 2018- Growth Statistics, Status, Share, Sales and Forecast to 2022
The report has data of global Faux Finish Coatings market that contains a large number of top companies, manufacturer, and vendors. Click here for more      
AkzoNobel Powder Coating Offers Invisible Protection
AkzoNobel’s antimicrobial Interpon AM range – recently specified for use on 2,350 door handles in a clinic in Abu Dhabi – contains BioCote antimicrobial protection. Click here for more      
Save time with new Modern Masters Exterior Metallics
No protective coat needed for these shimmering finishes Click here for more      
AkzoNobel confirms details of €2 billion capital repayment and share consolidation
AkzoNobel (AKZA; AKZOY) today announced details of the capital repayment and share consolidation approved by shareholders on November 13, 2018. Click here to view      
PPG Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2018 Financial Results
Fourth quarter net sales of approximately $3.6 billion, up about 2 percent versus prior year in constant currencies Click here for more      
Wooster | Successful Application is Never Out of Reach
Wooster firmly believes that with the right tools, anything is possible. So, when you’re faced with a challenging situation while tackling your next painting project, take a look at the Wooster catalog Click here for more      
Axalta Releases Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Results
Net sales of $1,158.1 million for the fourth quarter of 2018 decreased 0.6%, including 3.3% negative foreign currency translation impact. Click here for more      
Preventing The Most Common Ladder-Related Osha Citations
Two of the ten are directly related to ladders, so let’s focus on how to prevent these citations by focusing on ways to better follow OSHA guidelines. Click here for more      
Showcasing Sahara: Axalta's 2019 Color of the Year
Nancy Lockhart, Axalta’s global color marketing manager, discusses the 2019 Color of the Year: Sahara. Click here for more      
Product Introductions
Sherwin-Williams | Introducing the New Minwax Performance Series.
Easier wood finishing begins with the new Minwax Performance Series, available only at Sherwin-Williams. Choose from 48 shades or customize colors with fast-drying Tintable Stain, then seal and varnish the same day with Fast-Dry Sanding Sealer and Varnish.
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Featured Videos
New Titan RX-Pro™ Airless Spray Gun
An innovative spray gun built for the way you work, giving you ultimate comfort and control.
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