PaintPRO, Vol. 8, No. 4
September 2006
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Other articles in this issue:
Exterior Wood Primers
Interior Colors & Light Refraction
Choosing a Glaze
Painter: Mattingly Custom Finishes
Bidding on Fire Retardant Coatings
Technique: Stenciling Concrete
Toolbox: Extension Poles
Product Profile: CCFlex
Paint Industry News
Product News
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Paint Industry News

Paint industry news and events. News from Rohm and Haas, Greco Coatings, Dow, ICI Paints, Wagner Spray Tech and more.

Wagner Spray Tech helps with youth center
Wagner Spray Tech Inc. joined nonprofit agency Rebuilding Together Twin Cities, as well as the Minneapolis mayor and other local companies, in revitalizing the Plymouth Christian Youth Center (PCYC) in Minneapolis, Minn.  Go to article ›››

Sto Guard receives ICC code evaluation approval
Sto Guard, a spray-on waterproofing air barrier from Sto Corp., has received ICC Code recognition as a weather-resistive barrier.The code recognition permits the use of Sto Guard beneath most claddings.The report is ESR-1233 and is available at the Sto Corp. Web site or at is under Thermal and Moisture Protection Division 07, Section 07280, Water-Resistive Barriers.  Go to article ›››

ICI Paints partners with Major League Soccer
ICI Paints, an international distributor and manufacturer of high-quality paints, has agreed to become an official corporate partner of Major League Soccer.  
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Blonder’s Paint and Wall Covering stores add Devoe Paint
ICI Paints’ Devoe Paint line is now being carried at Blonder’s Paint & Wallcoverings, a family-owned paint and wallcovering dealer in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Dodge joins Wagner Spray Tech as senior VP
Wagner Spray Tech announced today that Steve Dodge has joined the company as senior vice president, product strategy and planning, in the decorative finishing division.  
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SPF Designs acquired
Gert Treu of Paint Colors Unlimited and Joe Greco of Greco Coatings have joined forces with Paula Medeiros-Farruggio in the acquisition of SPF Design Inc.  
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Price increases from Rohm and Haas
Rohm and Haas Company implemented list and off-list price increases, effective July 1, 2006, for acrylic and styrene-acrylic emulsions, solution and solid-grade acrylic resins, additives, and colorants sold to industries across North America.  
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And Dow follows suit
UCAR Emulsion Systems (UES), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, increased the list and off-list prices on its emulsion products and rheology modifiers.
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New SDP board member
Doxie Keller was recently elected board member-at-large of the 2006-07 Society of Decorative Painters board of directors in Hutchinson, Kan.  Go to article ›››

YOLO Colorhouse names new president/general manager
Debora Sepich has been appointed to the newly created position of president and general manager at YOLO Colorhouse.  Go to article ›››

Scoble to head up sales and marketing at Hyde
Robert “Rob” Scoble has been named vice president, sales and marketing at Hyde Tools Inc. Scoble’s responsibilities include oversight of the sale and marketing of paint, drywall, wallcovering and other hand tools sold worldwide through retailers, distributors and catalogs.  Go to article ›››

Muralo “Color Fashions”
Muralo Paints has introduced a new “Color Fashions” program, featuring 304 contemporary colors and sophisticated selection tools that include solid-color chips, large color sheets and tintable samples.  Go to article ›››

Restoring an old castle
Greco Coatings supplied plaster and primer to the reconstruction of Casa Loma, in Toronto, Canada.  Go to article ›››

Winners of “Prettiest Painted Rooms in America”
The Rohm and Haas Paint Quality Institute (PQI), the educational arm of the specialty materials company Rohm and Haas, has announced the winners of its “Prettiest Painted Rooms in America” competition. The panel of judges selected Penny Drue Baird, a New York City-based interior designer, as the grand-prize winner, along with four runners-up.  Go to article ›››

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