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April 29, 2016
AkzoNobel announced on 29 April that it has started production at its fourth and largest plant for decorative paints in China....
April 29, 2016
Tikkurila (Helsinki), a specialized paints and coatings company, has reported an operative Ebit in the first quarter of 2016 of €12.5 million ($14.2 million) compared with...
April 28, 2016
Axalta today reported net income of $29.7 million, down 34.1% year-on-year (YOY), on sales down 3.0%, to $955.6 million. Earnings totaled 12 cts/share, short of analysts’...
April 27, 2016
Ferro swung to a first-quarter net loss of $9.97 million, compared with a profit of $11.0 million in the year-ago quarter, due to a loss from discontinued operations. Income from...
April 21, 2016
Sherwin-Williams (SW) reported net income of $147 million for the first quarter, up 10.7% year-over-year (YOY) from $131 million. Net sales increased 5.1% YOY to $2.57 billion...
April 20, 2016
BASF says that it has agreed to acquire the assets of Guangdong Yinfan Chemistry (Jiangmen, China). With this acquisition, BASF will gain access to an automotive refinish coatings plant in China. Financial details of the transaction have not been disclosed....
April 13, 2016
The mood was mostly upbeat at this year’s American Coatings Show (ACS), held this week in Indianapolis, as coatings makers and ingredients suppliers saw strong demand. Most end...
April 7, 2016
Clariant says that it has started up additional capacity for phosphate esters (P-esters) at its Gendorf, Germany, plant. The new plant adds to existing capacity for P-esters at...
April 6, 2016
RPM on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $18.6 million, or 14 cts/share, compared with a loss of $57.3 million in the year-ago quarter, on net sales up 4.5%...
March 30, 2016
Hempel, an industrial and marine paint supplier, has reported record results for the third consecutive year. Revenue was €1.56 billion ($1.75 billion) in full-year 2015 compared...
March 24, 2016
US specialty chemicals market volume index slipped 1.5% year-on-year (YOY) in February this year compared with February 2015, on a three-month moving average (3MMA) basis. Laggards continue to be oilfield chemicals, which dropped by 23.9% YOY (also 3MMA basis), followed by mining chemicals, down 13.0% YOY, and foundry chemicals, lower by 6.0%. Gains were notched by electronic chemicals, which climbed 17.3% YOY in February, construction chemicals, 7.8%, and cosmetic chemicals, 7.3%. Of the 28 sectors tracked by ACC, 19 improved in February this year versus a year ago, and 8 declined....
March 21, 2016
Synthomer (Harlow, UK), a leading specialty chemicals company, on Monday announces its acquisition of Hexion Performance Adhesives & Coatings (Hexion PAC) for $226 million, which is being funded from existing cash resources and additional credit facilities. The acquisition is expected to be completed during the summer following regulatory approvals and satisfying other closing conditions....
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