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April 16, 2015
Sherwin-Williams (SW) today reported first-quarter net income up 13.8% year-on-year (YOY), to $131.4 million, on sales up 3.5%, to $2.45 billion. Earnings totaled $1.38/share, short of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Sherwin-Williams-earnings-fall-short-of-estimates-due-to-currency-impacts_69479.html
April 16, 2015
PPG Industries today reported first-quarter net income from continuing operations totaling $321 million, or $2.33/share, up 15.9% year-on-year (YOY), on sales up 1%, to $3.7 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/PPG-beats-estimates-on-cost-cuts_69477.html
April 15, 2015
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Helsinki) says it is expanding its production network with the opening of a new factory in Almaty, Kazakhstan, in April 2015. The plant will...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Tikkurila-opens-plant-based-on-novel-production-concept-in-Kazakhstan_69436.html
April 13, 2015
Arkema has expanded its acrylic resin manufacturing capacity at Araçariguama, Brazil, by 60%, the company announced today. A new reactor will enable Arkema to introduce its...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Arkema-starts-up-coatings-resins-reactor-in-Brazil_69372.html
April 13, 2015
A. Schulman says it will establish a new masterbatch production facility near Istanbul, with capacity for 40 million pounds/year of additive, white and breathable masterbatches for...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/A-Schulman-to-produce-masterbatches-in-Turkey_69269.html
April 7, 2015
Investment firm Berkshire Hathaway (Omaha, NE) has purchased 20 million Axalta shares in a private placement at $28/share, for a purchase price of $560 million, Axalta says. The shares...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Berkshire-Hathaway-buys-stake-in-Axalta_69247.html
April 6, 2015
A. Schulman today reported a fiscal second-quarter net loss of $888,000, or 3 cts/share, due largely to CEO transition costs and restructuring and acquisition integration charges, on...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Schulman-falls-short-of-estimates-sales-fall-due-to-currency-impacts_69232.html
April 2, 2015
Ashland today announced that it is expanding capacity for two products in its specialty ingredients business at a facility in Hopewell, VA. The $89-million expansion will up capacity...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Ashland-to-expand-specialty-ingredients-capacity-in-Virginia_69138.html
March 31, 2015
PPG Industries has acquired Flood Australia (Padstow, Australia), a maker of wood stains and paint additives for consumer, commercial, and industrial applications. Financial terms of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/PPG-acquires-wood-stain-and-paint-additives-maker-in-Australia_69047.html
March 30, 2015
Private equity firm The Carlyle Group (Washington, DC) has announced it is selling 35 million shares in Axalta in a secondary offering. The exact timing and price of the offering have...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Carlyle-to-sell-additional-Axalta-shares_69033.html
March 26, 2015
BASF said today that it will expand its Paliocrom effect pigments capacity at Ludwigshafen by more than 20% by 2017. The investment will enable the company to meet growing demand for...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/BASF-to-expand-effect-pigments-capacity-in-Germany_68925.html
March 20, 2015
Altana (Wesel, Germany) announced today sales of €1.95 billion ($2.09 billion) in full-year 2014 compared with sales of €1.77 billion in 2013, an increase of 11% year-on-year...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Altana-acheives-double-digit-sales-and-Ebitda-growth-in-2014_68781.html
March 19, 2015
PPG today completed a $40 million, 65,000-square-foot expansion of a coatings manufacturing plant at Sumare, Sao Paulo, Brazil. The plant makes resins for electrocoat products for...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/PPG-completes-expansion-in-Brazil_68707.html
March 4, 2015
Axalta today opened an automotive water-based coatings plant in China. The plant, which is adjacent to Axalta’s operations center in Shanghai’s Jiading district, will...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Axalta-opens-water-based-coatings-plant-in-Shanghai_68275.html
February 24, 2015
Valspar today reported fiscal first-quarter net income that almost doubled year-on-year (YOY), to $104 million, on net sales up 4%, to $992 million. Adjusted net income rose 16.4% YOY...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Valspar-beats-estimates-but-cuts-full-year-sales-guidance_68047.html
February 16, 2015
AkzoNobel says that its performance coatings business will invest €2.5 million ($2.8 million) to expand its plant at Cikarang, Indonesia. The expansion is expected to be completed...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/AkzoNobel-to-expand-coatings-capacity-in-Indonesia_67811.html
February 10, 2015
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Helsinki) says its revenue in fourth-quarter 2014 was €104.4 million ($118.0 million), a drop of 11% compared with sales of €116.7...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Tikkurila-reports-fall-in-sales-and-profit-in-fourth-quarter-and-full-year-2014_67678.html
January 29, 2015
Sherwin-Williams (SW) today reported fourth-quarter net income up 14.3% year-on-year (YOY), to $132.7 million, on sales up 4.6%, to $2.57 billion. Earnings totaled $1.37/share...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Sherwin-Williams-earnings-rise-but-miss-estimates_67317.html
January 26, 2015
Ashland today reported fiscal first-quarter net income from continuing operations down 55% year-on-year (YOY), to $40 million, or 57 cts/share, on sales that were roughly flat at $1.4...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Ashland-earnings-fall-on-elastomers-sale-charge-but-beat-estimates_67226.html
January 23, 2015
Hardide Coatings (Bicester, UK), a maker of industrial surface coatings, is investing $7.0 million to build a new plant at an enterprise zone in Martinsville, VA. The company has...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Hardide-Coatings-to-build-plant-in-Virginia_67174.html
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