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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
January 20, 2015
Latest figures from the British Coatings Federation (BCF; Leatherhead, UK) show that for the second consecutive year, paint sales have outperformed GDP, increasing 5.0% in volume...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/UK-paint-sales-outperform-the-economy-for-second-year_66998.html
January 15, 2015
PPG Industries today reported fourth-quarter net income from continuing operations of $86 million, or 62 cts/share, down 64% year-on-year (YOY), on sales up 6%, to $3.71 billion. A...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/PPG-beats-estimates-on-solid-volumes_66855.html
January 12, 2015
Axalta and Shanghai Kinlita Chemical have signed a joint-venture agreement aimed at producing and selling coatings into China’s commercial truck market. Financial details of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Axalta-enters-into-truck-coatings-joint-venture-in-China_66765.html
January 7, 2015
RPM today reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $69.8 million, up 9.8% year-on-year (YOY), on sales that were flat at $1.07 billion. Earnings totaled 52 cts/share, missing...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/RPM-misses-estimates-cuts-guidance-despite-rising-income_66617.html
December 19, 2014
PPG Industries says it has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire Revocoat (Saint-Just-en-Chaussée, France), a maker of sealants, adhesives, and dampers for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/PPG-to-acquire-automotive-materials-supplier_66369.html
December 18, 2014
Dérivés Résiniques et Terpéniques (DRT; Dax, France) has acquired a new crude tall oil (CTO) fractionation technology on its site at Vielle-Saint-Girons...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/French-turpentine-producer-invests-in-new-CTO-technology_66296.html
December 15, 2014
Sherwin-Williams (SW) today narrowed its full-year 2014 adjusted earnings guidance to $8.75–8.80/share compared with $8.70–8.80/share previously. Full-year sales are...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Sherwin-Williams-narrows-guidance-details-Lowes-program_66154.html
December 15, 2014
BASF’s coatings division has become the sole supplier of automotive coatings for Chery's (Wuhu, China) automotive production plant at Jacarei, Brazil, which started operations in August....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/BASF-to-supply-Chery-automotive-plant-in-Brazil_66179.html
December 11, 2014
Sherwin-Williams (SW) announced today that it will supply paint to Lowe’s, the US building-supply retailer, under a program called HGTV Home. Products under that brand will be...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Sherwin-Williams-to-supply-paint-to-Lowes-under-new-deal_66097.html
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