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October 24, 2014
AkzoNobel says it has started operations at its previously announced new vehicle refinishes plant at Changzhou, China. Plans to build the plant were announced in 2011. The plant adds...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/AkzoNobel-opens-vehicle-refinishes-plant-in-China_64777.html
October 23, 2014
Asian Paints (Mumbai) said on Wednesday that its wholly owned subsidiary Berger International (Singapore) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a 51% stake in the Ethiopian firm...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Asian-Paints-signs-agreement-to-acquire-Ethiopian-firm-plans-to-invest-in-Indonesia_64697.html
October 22, 2014
A. Schulman today reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $15.2 million, compared with a net loss of $2.7 million in the year-ago quarter, on sales up 16.8% year-on-year (YOY), to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Schulman-earnings-beat-estimates-on-solid-sales-increases_64690.html
October 22, 2014
Kemira (Helsinki) has announced Ebitda of €69.9 million ($89.3 million) in third-quarter 2014, compared with €68.9 million in the corresponding period in 2013, or 1.5%...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Kemira-improves-profitability-on-lower-sales-in-third-quarter-2014_64663.html
October 21, 2014
PPG and Henan Billions Chemical (Jiaozuo, China) have opened a titanium dioxide (TiO2) manufacturing and research facility. The 366,000-sq meter facility is scheduled to begin...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/PPG-Henan-Billions-Chemical-open-TiO2-manufacturing-plant-in-China_64643.html
October 20, 2014
PPG says it has agreed to acquire Westmoreland Supply (Greensburg, PA), an owner of 12 paint stores in western Pennsylvania and West Virginia, for an undisclosed sum...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/PPG-to-acquire-paint-distributor-Westmoreland-Supply_64611.html
October 16, 2014
PPG Industries today reported stronger third-quarter net income, with growth across most business segments and regions. Net income of $377 million grew 84% year-on-year (YOY) on sales up 4% YOY, to $3.9 billion. Adjusted earnings per share of $2.82/share were above analyst estimates of $2.75/share, as reported by Thomson Reuters (New York). Adjusted net income, excluding nonrecurring items, was $394 million, up 17% YOY....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/PPG-reports-adjusted-earnings-up-17-percent_64557.html
October 16, 2014
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Helsinki) says it has acquired ISO Paint Nordic (Lunderskov, Denmark). ISO Paint Nordic is a family-owned business that was established in 1999...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Tikkurila-to-acquire-ISO-Paint-Nordic-specialist-in-energy-efficient-coatings_64550.html
October 13, 2014
PPG Industries (PPG) says Mexico's competition commission is extending the deadline for its review of PPG's proposed s $2.3-billion acquisition of Consorcio Comex, S.A. de C.V...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Mexico-antitrust-commission-extends-review-of-PPGs-proposed-acquisition-of-Comex_64477.html
October 8, 2014
RPM today reported fiscal first-quarter net income down 3.9% year-on-year (YOY), to $99.1 million, on sales up 3.4%, to $1.2 billion. Earnings totaled 73 cts/share, down 5.2% YOY and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/RPM-earnings-fall-3-9-percent_64340.html
October 7, 2014
Specialty chemicals company Altana (Wesel, Germany) says it is increasing the size of its management board to three members. Christoph Schlünken, president/additives and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Altana-enlarges-management-board_64315.html
October 3, 2014
Shell has become the first organization to offer a globally available portfolio of natural gas–based fluids and solvents, Shell announced today. The high-purity paraffinic fluids...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Shell-Chemical-offers-gas-based-fluids-and-solvents-product-portfolio_64260.html
October 2, 2014
Reverdia (Geleen, Netherlands), a joint venture between DSM and starch manufacturer Roquette Frères (Lestrem, France), is licensing its biobased succinic acid technology...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Reverdia-to-license-of-biobased-succinic-acid-technology_64236.html
October 1, 2014
Huntsman today closed its $1.28-billion acquisition of Rockwood's titanium dioxide business, as well as four other businesses. The other businesses include color pigments, timber...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Huntsman-closes-Rockwood-titanium-dioxide-acquisition_64180.html
September 30, 2014
Coatings and composites maker Reichhold Industries (Durham, NC) today filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in US Bankruptcy Court in the District of Delaware. As part of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Reichhold-files-for-bankruptcy-may-sell-US-business-to-bondholders_64178.html
September 10, 2014
Axalta Coating Systems (Philadelphia) broke ground on an expansion of capacity to produce water-based coatings at Wuppertal, Germany, the company announced. The Wuppertal site is...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Axalta-breaks-ground-on-water-based-coatings-facility-in-Germany_63698.html
September 8, 2014
AkzoNobel has announced plans to simplify the structure of its performance coatings business. The new structure, which will become fully operational in January 2015, will reduce the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/AkzoNobel-simplifies-structure-of-performance-coatings-business_63527.html
August 22, 2014
Axalta, the former automotive coatings business of DuPont, has filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC; Washington) for an initial public offering....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Carlyles-Axalta-files-for-IPO_63347.html
August 20, 2014
AkzoNobel today broke ground on its previously announced decorative paints facility at Chengdu, China. Chengdu is the capital of Sichuan Province. The new facility is part of an...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/AkzoNobel-breaks-ground-on-decorative-paints-facility-in-China_63307.html
August 18, 2014
Coatings maker Axalta has announced a $10.5-million investment to expand its transportation coatings resins site at Tlalnepantla, Mexico. The expansion will expand the site’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Axalta-to-expand-Mexico-site_63281.html
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