Mar 7, 2022

New Technical Account Manager hired for Southern California

Alex Hughes joins Dowd and Guild Inc. as a Technical Account Manager for Southern California. Alex began his career working in a coatings research and development laboratory and later transitioned to specialty chemical sales. Alex is a past president of the Los Angeles Society for Coatings Technology, and is very familiar with the CASE, inks, construction and building products industries. Alex resides in Roland Heights, CA. We are excited to have Alex Join Dowd and Guild Inc. as our newest team member.

New Technical Account Manager hired for Southern California
Feb 28, 2022

Dowd and Guild Inc., Terra Firma and Northspec Chemicals Create New Partnership

Dowd and Guild Inc., Terra Firma (based in Baltimore, MD) and Northspec (based in Toronto, Canada) are pleased to announce the next step in delivering a truly “bespoke” specialty chemicals distributor providing comprehensive sales coverage to the entire United States and Canada.

Dowd and Guild Inc. and Northspec have joined Terra Firma through a partnership recapitalization.  The principals of all three firms remain heavily invested through this recapitalization which allows for a true joining of forces, zero management exits, and no consolidation of offices.  In addition, the assistance of our newest financial partner, Goldner Hawn, one of the nation’s oldest private investment firms, helps us move forward stronger than ever before.  The combination of Terra Firma, Dowd and Guild Inc. and Northspec further enhances our abilities to remain intensely focused on our customers’ formulary and logistical needs; helping to drive their growth objectives and success in the marketplace.

Dowd and Guild Inc., Terra Firma and Northspec Chemicals Create New Partnership
Nov 1, 2021

Burgess Pigment Company expands Dowd and Guild Inc. territory to the Pacific Northwest

Burgess Pigment Company has expanded Dowd and Guild Inc.’s territory as the distributor for their kaolin based pigments to include the Pacific Northwest effective February 1, 2022.

“Adding Burgess Pigments to our product offering in the Pacific Northwest enhances our ability to provide a more complete portfolio to our customers in the Pacific Northwest”, said Tim Fetters, CEO of Dowd and Guild Inc.

Dowd and Guild currently distributes Burgess Pigments in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada and Utah.    Burgess Pigment Company is a world leader in the manufacturing of high quality functional anhydrous and hydrous kaolin silicates.  Products are used in a variety of applications including paint & coatings, polymers, adhesives, cement & concrete, inks and polishes.    Burgess manufactures both calcined and water washed kaolin products.

Dowd and Guild Inc. is proud to be a supplier of Burgess Pigment Company’s kaolin pigment products for the entire West Coast.   If you would like additional information on these products along with samples, please give us a call at 800-959-8222 or by email at info@dowdandguild.com.

 

Burgess Pigment Company expands Dowd and Guild Inc. territory to the Pacific Northwest
Oct 20, 2021

New Senior Account Manager Hired for Arizona, Nevada and Southern California

John Pitt joins Dowd and Guild Inc. as the Senior Account Manager for Arizona, Nevada and Southern California.  John is a 40+ year sales professional with experience both in chemical distribution as as a chemical supplier.  John began his career in the coatings business in Toronto, Canada in 1972 with a focus on waterborne and industrial coatings.  He transitioned in to sales in 1978 and marketed organic and inorganic pigments with Dominion Colour and Sun Pigments.  John later transitioned in to the CASE distribution segment and has spent the last 25 years marketing pigment dispersions, resins, defoamers, biocides and other raw materials.  John resides in Maricopa, AZ and is looking forward to working with his customers in his new role.  John currently serves as the President and Treasurer for the Western Coatings Societies.  We are excited to have John join Dowd and Guild Inc!

New Senior Account Manager Hired for Arizona, Nevada and Southern California
Aug 24, 2021

Dowd and Guild Inc. exhibiting at the Western Coatings Symposium – October 17-21 – Las Vegas, Nevada

Dowd and Guild along with many of our Principals will be exhibiting at the Western Coatings Symposium, October 17-20 at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel.    Stop by and see us at booths 407-409.  For more information about the Symposium and to register visit: Western Coatings Symposium  The Symposium offers Early Bird registration rates for members and non-members ending August 31, 2021.

Dowd and Guild Inc. exhibiting at the Western Coatings Symposium – October 17-21 – Las Vegas, Nevada
Feb 3, 2020

New Account Manager Hired for the Pacific Northwest Territory

Doug Emory joins Dowd and Guild Inc. as the Account Manager for the Pacific Northwest. Doug is a 30 year distribution sales professional having spent the last 11 years at Univar. Prior to his time at Univar, he spent 19 years with Ashland Distribution. Doug brings a wealth of knowledge about the customers in the Pacific Northwest and extensive experience in satisfying customer needs. Doug lives in the Seattle area and is looking forward to working with his customers in his new role. His professional affiliations include the Northwest Chemical Association and the Pacific Northwest Society for Coatings Technology. We are excited to have Doug join Dowd and Guild Inc!

New Account Manager Hired for the Pacific Northwest Territory
Nov 14, 2019

Cathay Industries Appoints Dowd and Guild Inc. as Distributor in the Western U.S.

Cathay Industries has appointed Dowd and Guild Inc. as the distributor for their synthetic iron oxide products in the Western U.S. Cathay Industries is a world leader in the manufacturing of high quality synthetic iron oxides.

Dowd and Guild Inc. is proud to be a supplier of Cathay Industries synthetic iron oxide products in the West. If you would like additional information on these products along with samples, please give us a call at 800-959-8222 or by email at info@dowdandguild.com.

Cathay Industries Appoints Dowd and Guild Inc. as Distributor in the Western U.S.
Jul 1, 2019

Orion Engineered Carbons Appoints Dowd and Guild Inc. as Distributor in the Western U.S.

Orion Engineered Carbons has appointed Dowd and Guild Inc. as the distributor for their carbon black products in the Western U.S. effective July 1, 2019. Orion Engineered Carbons is the leading global producer of highly customized and diverse carbon black products. Orion produces a broad range of carbon black products including high-performance Specialty Gas Blacks, Furnace Blacks, Lamp Blacks, Acetylene Blacks, and Thermal Blacks that tint, colorize and enhance the performance of a wide range of products including polymers, plastics, paint and coating and rubber.

Dowd and Guild Inc. is proud to be a supplier of Orion Engineered Carbon’s carbon black products in the West. If you would like additional information on these products along with samples, please give us a call at 800-959-8222 or by email at info@dowdandguild.com.

Orion Engineered Carbons Appoints Dowd and Guild Inc. as Distributor in the Western U.S.
Jun 2, 2019

New Fast Curing Resin for Polyaspartic and Polyurethane Flooring Coatings from Wanhua

Wanhua Chemical recently introduced three new fast curing amine-functional resins for the polyaspartic, polyurea and polyurethane coatings markets. The chemical structure of these products provides unique reactivity with polyisocyanates. Wanamine PA-220, PA-420 and PA-520 are designed for use in high-performance, fast-cure, low VOC, low-odor coatings, both clear and pigmented.

Polyaspartic coatings based on Wanamine PA-220 can produce fast curing speeds of 1 to 2minutes, depending on ambient temperature and with a trimer-type isocyanate. Applications for polyaspartic coatings include use on concrete, metal and wood, with and without primer. Excellent intercoat adhesion also allows application on epoxies and polyurethanes.

Wanamine PA-420 produce curing speeds in the 15 minutes to 2-hour range whereas Wanamine PA-520 is the slowest reacting polyaspartic amine with cure speeds in the 15 minute to 2 hour or more range.

Dowd and Guild Inc. is proud to be a supplier of Wanhua’s new amine-functional resins. If you would like additional information on these products along with samples, please give us a call at 800-959-8222 or by email at info@dowdandguild.com.

New Fast Curing Resin for Polyaspartic and Polyurethane Flooring Coatings from Wanhua
Apr 14, 2019

Tronox Acquires Cristal to become the World’s largest TiO 2 Producer

Tronox Ltd. announced that it has completed its acquisition of the TiO2 business of The National Titanium Dioxide Company Ltd., known as Cristal. This acquisition positions Tronox as the preeminent TiO2 and Titanium Chemicals producer in the world.

The combination of the TiO2 businesses of Tronox and Cristal creates the world’s largest and most highly integrated TiO2 pigment producer with assets and operations in six continents. The combined company will operate 11 TiO2 pigment plants in eight countries with a total capacity of 1.3 million metric tons.

Through their proprietary chloride technology, Tronox produces the highest quality TiO2 available. Tronox’s chloride-process technology yields consistently whiter, brighter pigment grades, which are preferred in paints, coatings and plastics. This acquisition also positions Tronox to better meet global demand as the industry’s premier TiO2 and feedstock co-products provider.

Dowd and Guild Inc. is proud to be a supplier of Tronox’s Titanium Dioxide. If we can help you with your TiO2 needs, please give us a call at 925-820-7222 or by email at info@dowdandguild.com.

Tronox Acquires Cristal to become the World’s largest TiO 2 Producer

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