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February 12, 2016
Specialty chemical makers report mixed results, with sales down because of the strong dollar and volumes and margins varying by end market. Some companies were able to maintain...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Specialty-results-vary-on-strong-dollar-mixed-end-markets_77127.html
February 12, 2016
RPM says it has acquired Holton Food Products (LaGrange, IL), a maker of food stabilizers and egg white products for bakeries, desserts and prepared food makers. Holton has sales of $7...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/RPM-acquires-maker-of-food-stabilizing-products_77166.html
February 11, 2016
AkzoNobel, the leading global producer of paints and coatings, said on Thursday it is in discussions with BASF to acquire BASF’s industrial coatings business. “The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/AkzoNobel-in-talks-to-acquire-BASFs-industrial-coatings-business_77083.html
February 10, 2016
Valspar says it has acquired ISVA Vernici (Turin, Italy), a maker of coil coatings, for an undisclosed sum. The deal expands Valspar’s presence in Europe, as well as in North...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Valspar-acquires-coil-coatings-maker-in-Italy_77077.html
February 10, 2016
Axalta today reported fourth-quarter net income of $38.6 million, compared with a net loss of $2.2 million in the year-ago quarter, on higher volumes and selling prices, and a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Axalta-misses-estimates-as-currency-outweighs-higher-volumes_77056.html
February 9, 2016
Paint company Tikkurila (Helsinki) has announced fourth-quarter 2015 sales of €103.4 million ($115.3 million), compared with sales of €104.4 million, a decrease of 0.9%...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Tikkurilas-sales-profit-fall-on-market-challenges_77020.html
January 28, 2016
Sherwin-Williams (SW) today reported fourth quarter net income up 49.2% year-on-year (YOY), to $198.0 million, as architectural paint volumes rose and costs declined, offsetting...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Sherwin-Williams-beats-estimates-on-lower-costs-higher-volumes_76728.html
January 26, 2016
Celanese says it will increase the price of ethyl acetate in Europe and the Mideast by €60/m.t. ($65.06), effective 1 February. The company increased prices in the Americas by 5...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Celanese-increases-price-of-ethyl-acetate-in-Europe-Mideast_76682.html
January 22, 2016
PPG Industries on Thursday reported fourth-quarter 2015 net income more than doubled year-on-year (YOY), to $314 million, because of a charge in the year-ago quarter and rising...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/PPG-Industries-earnings-beat-estimates-on-higher-volumes_76605.html
January 19, 2016
Omnova Solutions on Tuesday reported a fiscal fourth-quarter 2015 net loss due to a one-time charge and the downturn in oil and gas. On sales down 18% year-on-year (YOY), to $200.0...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Omnova-results-hit-by-falling-oil-and-gas-volumes_76537.html
January 19, 2016
Nippon Paint Holdings (Tokyo) said on Tuesday that its Nippon Paint (Europe) subsidiary has acquired the 49% it did not already own in original equipment manufacturer (OEM) coatings...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Nippon-Paint-Holdings-gains-full-ownership-of-OEM-coatings-maker-Bollig-and-Kemper_76526.html
January 11, 2016
A. Schulman Monday reported fiscal first-quarter net income down 61% year-on-year (YOY), to $5.2 million, or 18 cts/sahre, on sales up 5.6%, to $649.2 million. Adjusted earnings, which...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Schulman-falls-short-of-estimates-on-lower-volumes-charges_76323.html
January 8, 2016
The worldwide specialty chemicals market will grow an average 3.6%/year through 2019 versus an expectation of 3.8%/year one year ago, according to IHS Chemical. The combined...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Outlook-specialties-Emerging-markets-to-grow-fastest_76297.html
January 15, 2016
RPM today reported fiscal second-quarter net income up 19.6% year-on-year (YOY), to $83.4 million, on sales up 7.9%, to $1.07 billion. Earnings totaled 62 cts/share, beating...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/RPM-beats-estimates-on-solid-sales-growth_76198.html
December 31, 2015
Protective automotive paints firm XPEL Technologies (San Antonio) has responded to a patent suit brought by 3M. The suit, filed yesterday in Minnesota federal district court, concerns...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Paint-firm-responds-to-3M-patent-suit_76133.html
December 17, 2015
AkzoNobel today announced that it has started operations at a new facility for packaging inks at its site at Songjiang, China. The plant, located at the company's biggest site for...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/AkzoNobel-starts-up-packaging-inks-facility-in-China_75901.html
December 9, 2015
Dow Chemical expects to finish debottlenecking the production of glycidyl methacrylate at its Freeport, TX, facility in the second quarter of 2016....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Dow-to-complete-glycidyl-methacrylate-expansion-in-second-quarter-2016_75721.html
December 4, 2015
Axalta set financial targets for 2016 at an investor day in New York on Friday. The company is aiming to grow sales 4–6% on a constant-currency basis and an adjusted Ebitda...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Axalta-sets-targets-for-2016_75645.html
December 1, 2015
Jacobs Engineering said on Tuesday that it has received a contract from Asian Paints (APL) to provide engineering services for a greenfield paints plant in India. Under the terms of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Jacobs-awarded-paints-plant-contract-by-Asian-Paints-in-India_75514.html
December 1, 2015
AkzoNobel has opened a $10-million coatings research and development (R&D) center in Strongsville, OH. The center will work with the company’s coil, extrusion and packaging...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/AzkoNobel-opens-R-and-D-center-in-United-States_75525.html
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