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January 9, 2013

Portland, Maine-based BlueTarp Financial named Will Porter as its new chief financial officer.

Porter brings more than 18 years of experience working with both public and private companies. Most recently, he served as the CFO at Signiant, a global software provider focusing on the transferring of digital files. Previously, Porter was the VP finance at Phase Forward, a data management solutions provider. 

June 10, 2012

For about two years, the story at Stanley Black & Decker was never too far removed from the single word: “integration.” The merger of two tool giants was a natural topic for analysts, observers and customers.

During a product demonstration and media day in New York City this month, the story began to change back to another word: “innovation.” The company, as it unveiled dozens of new products at a New York City event this month, says it is beginning to gel across Stanley, Black & Decker, Bostitch, DeWalt and Porter Cable.

March 7, 2012

PPG Porter Paints has launched the Nashville Color Collection, a new palette of 75 colors representing the shades of the Nashville landscapes. The palette combines the neutral colors in traditional bungalows with the bold shades of the area's modern communities.

Every color has a story, including the musically inspired "Opry Gold" and "Glutch Green," inspired by the Glutch neighborhood, which is the first LEED-certified southern community.

June 23, 2011

Towson, Md.-based Porter-Cable has introduced a heavy-duty, 1-gal., 135 Max PSI quiet trim compressor (C1010). The new one-man compressor offers contractors a lightweight, compact design and quiet operation for custom trim and/or punch-out work. 

The C1010 can be used for case, base, crown and chair rail trim molding, custom installation of furniture, shelves or built-ins; as well as for cabinet trim installation and new plumbing line pressure testing.

February 9, 2011

Irwin Tools, a leading maker of hand tools and power tool accessories based in Huntersville, N.C., has named Ross Porter as its new president. Porter has held a variety of positions during his 18 years at Newell Rubbermaid, Irwin’s parent company. He most recently served as president of EMEA Transformation, where Porter led the company’s European transformation efforts, including implementation of a new European business model, integration and implementation of SAP enterprise system, and relocation of its European headquarters.

October 31, 2010

The power tools aisle is a cornerstone in any hardware retailer’s selection—where brands like DeWalt,...

June 4, 2008

Among those customers who purchased paint at a retail store, 54 percent reported not receiving...

January 13, 2008

At the close of 2007, it was almost hard to see through the blizzard of...

October 7, 2007

PPG Architectural Finishes, the paint and coatings division of chemical, glass and plastics giant PPG...