Valspar’s Full Industrial Coatings Portfolio on Display at COATech 2016

The Valspar Corporation, a global coatings leader, will showcase its full industrial coatings portfolio and technical expertise in Booth #202 as a first-time participant at COATech 2016 in Mexico City May 4-6. The show will feature a broad range of industrial coating technology and paint application systems and is being held in conjunction with FABTECH Mexico, a metal manufacturing trade show. More than 13,000 attendees from Mexico and South America will be able to experience the latest innovations from leading companies in metal forming, fabricating, welding, finishing and coatings.

With major global industrial customers and a decade's-long presence throughout Mexico and South America, Valspar is now showcasing its broad industrial coatings portfolio and applications expertise at COATech.

"With the broadest industrial coatings portfolio on the market, world-class products and unmatched technical expertise, we believe we deliver unmatched value to our customers across a broad range of markets," explained Fernando Cruz, Valspar sales manager. "Valspar will thoroughly analyze and improve a customer's paint line operation to develop the best coating for each application and the best solution for each project to increase efficiencies and the performance of the final finish on the product."

Valspar Booth to Showcase Customers and Products
Valspar will showcase two significant customer partnerships in Mexico during the show representing the appliance and pipeline markets. Over the three-day show, in-booth daily presentations at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. will feature coatings solutions provided for a global appliance manufacturer headquartered in Mexico and a pipeline customer that worked on the Los Ramones pipeline, one of the largest energy infrastructure projects in Mexico over the last 40 years.

Two Valspar coatings families will be highlighted in the booth:

  • Valspar Duraspar® DTM solvent-based, liquid coating, which is a reactive cure, 2K urethane, delivers an unmatched combination of performance and long-term weathering.
  • Valspar Pipeclad® fusion-bonded epoxy coating delivers 50-plus years of proven corrosion protection performance, protecting thousands of miles of pipelines in the most demanding operating environments for major petroleum producers and pipeline operators around the world.

Valspar: If it matters, we're on it.®
Valspar is a global leader in the coatings industry providing customers with innovative, high-quality products and value-added services. Our 11,000 employees worldwide deliver advanced coatings solutions with best-in-class appearance, performance, protection and sustainability to customers in more than 100 countries. Valspar offers a broad range of superior coatings products for the consumer market, and highly-engineered solutions for the construction, industrial, packaging and transportation markets. Founded in 1806, Valspar is headquartered in Minneapolis. Valspar's reported net sales in fiscal 2015 were $4.4 billion and its shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: VAL). For more information, visit and follow @valspar on Twitter.

About FABTECH and COATech
FABTECH Mexico heads to Mexico City May 4-6, 2016, along with the established AWS Weldmex, METALFORM Mexico and COATech. This co-located leading metal manufacturing event will bring together more than 575 exhibitors and cover 140,000 net square feet of show floor. More than 13,000 attendees from Mexico and South America will converge on the Centro Banamex Exhibition Center to learn about and experience the latest innovations in the metal forming, fabricating, welding, finishing and coating industries.


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