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May 21, 2015
Methes Energies (Las Vegas, NV), will start offering epoxidized soybean oil (ESO) and natural polyol, from its Sombra, ON facility. Both of these biobased products help address growing...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Methes-Energies-to-offer-epoxidized-soybean-oil-and-natural-polyol-from-Canadian-facility_70557.html
May 18, 2015
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Helsinki) says revenue in the first three months of 2015 was €133.2 million ($148.5 million), down 5.8% year-on-year (YOY) compared with...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Tikkurila-reports-lower-sales-but-strong-profitability-in-first-quarter_70056.html
May 6, 2015
Axalta today reported first-quarter net income of $46.7 million, compared with a net loss of $3.7 million in the year-ago quarter, on sales down 5.4% year-on-year (YOY), to $997.5...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Axalta-beats-estimates-despite-currency-issues_70120.html
May 4, 2015
A. Schulman says it is moving its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) shared services center to Poznan, Poland from Londerzeel, Belgium. The shared services center handles back...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Schulman-to-move-EMEA-services-center-to-Poland_70062.html
May 1, 2015
Whitmore Manufacturing Company (Rockwall, TX), a subsidiary of investment firm Capital Southwest (Dallas), says it has acquired Strathmore Products (Syracuse, NY) for an undisclosed...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Capital-Southwests-Whitmore-acquires-industrial-coatings-maker_70026.html
April 29, 2015
Ferro announced today it has agreed to acquire Nubiola Pigmentos (Barcelona), a maker of specialty inorganic pigments, for €146 million ($162.3 million). Nubiola is the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Ferro-to-acquire-Spanish-pigments-firm_69950.html
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
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