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July 22, 2013
PPG Industries has inaugurated a facility at its Tianjin, China, site for the production of heavy-duty equipment coatings, the company has announced. With annual capacity of about...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/PPG-opens-coatings-facility-in-China_53800.html
July 18, 2013
Sherwin-Williams (SW) says that Mexico’s competition commission has voted three to two against authorizing the company’s $2.34-billion acquisition of Comex, which was...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Mexican-authorities-oppose-Sherwin-Williams-acquisition_53743.html
July 18, 2013
Sherwin-Williams (SW) today reported second-quarter net income of $257.3 million, up 12.9% year-on-year (YOY), on consolidated net sales of $2.71 billion, up 5.5%, as volumes rose...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Sherwin-Williams-earnings-rise-but-fall-short-of-estimates_53742.html
July 16, 2013
Michelman (Cincinnati) has acquired Ecronova Polymer (Recklinghausen, Germany), a manufacturer of water-based polymers used in the production of paints and lacquers. Financial terms...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Michelman-acquires-water-based-polymer-firm-in-Germany_53673.html
July 4, 2013
Green Biologics (Abingdon, UK), an industrial biotechnology company, and Easy Energy Systems (Welcome, MN), a producer of cellulosic ethanol from waste paper, have entered into an...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Green-Biologics-Easy-Energy-Systems-to-produce-biobased-n-butanol-and-acetone_53385.html
June 28, 2013
OSHA announced this week a National Emphasis Program (NEP) to protect workers from the serious health effects of occupational exposure to isocyanates. OSHA, through the NEP, ...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/OSHA-launches-program-to-protect-workers-from-health-effects-of-exposure-to-isocyanates_53201.html
June 27, 2013
Omnova’s fiscal second-quarter net income declined 58.6% year-on-year (YOY), to $2.9 million, on sales down 11.9%, to $270.8 million. Adjusted earnings from continuing...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Omnova-beats-estimates-despite-net-income-decline_53178.html
June 21, 2013
Rockwood is canceling the auction of its Sachtleben titanium dioxide (TiO2) and performance additives businesses after negotiations with private equity firms failed produce an...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Report-Rockwood-canceling-TiO2-sale-spin-off-possible_53049.html
June 21, 2013
Brenntag has opened a laboratory at Querétaro, Mexico to provide extended services in Mexico and Central America for customers in the adhesives, coatings, elastomers, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Brenntag-opens-R-and-D-lab-in-Mexico_53034.html
June 20, 2013
Omnova’s performance chemicals segment, which includes its specialties businesses, has been reorganized to include three new business groups. The three groups will be oilfield...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Omnova-rearranges-performance-chemicals-segment_52989.html
June 20, 2013
Quest Specialty Chemicals (QSC; Charleston, SC) has completed its acquisition of US Chemical & Plastics (Massillon, OH), a maker of automotive refinish products, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Quest-Specialty-Chemicals-acquires-automotive-refinish-products-maker_52916.html
June 19, 2013
PPG Industries has been awarded $1 million by the Department of Defense's strategic environmental research and development program to help develop nonisocyanate liquid coatings that...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/PPG-awarded-funding-to-develop-isocyanate-free-coatings_52912.html
June 18, 2013
Applied Minerals (New York), a producer of halloysite clay, has entered into an agreement for Mitsui & Co. to market Applied Minerals' dragonite halloysite clay and iron...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Mitsui-and-Co-to-distribute-Applied-Minerals-halloysite-clay_52887.html
June 10, 2013
BASF Coatings has opened a new training center for automotive refinishing at Cesano Maderno, Italy. The new refinish competence center will offer customers an opportunity to learn...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/BASF-Coatings-opens-refinish-competence-center-in-Italy_52721.html
June 4, 2013
Valspar has announced that it plans to acquire Inver Holding (Bologna, Italy), a maker of liquid and powder coatings and resins for off-road equipment, windows, railways and trams, for...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Valspar-to-acquire-industrial-coatings-business-in-Europe_52546.html
May 28, 2013
Axalta Coating Systems, the former automotive coatings unit of DuPont now owned by The Carlyle Group, will invest over $50 million to construct a 25,000-m.t. paint manufacturing...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Axalta-to-construct-Shanghai-automotive-coatings-facility_52326.html
May 23, 2013
DSM has opened a manufacturing plant at Geleen, Netherlands, for the production of the company’s antireflective coatings, marketed as KehpriCoat. The coating is primarily...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/DSM-opens-antireflective-coatings-plant-in-Netherlands_51690.html
May 23, 2013
PPG Industries says it has started manufacturing protective and marine coatings (PMC) at the company’s facility at Ostrów Wielkopolski, Poland. The facility became a part...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/PPG-starts-production-of-protective-and-marine-coatings-at-Poland-facility_52252.html
May 23, 2013
Clariant will build a pigment preparations plant at Tangerang, Indonesia, as part of a series of investments to strengthen support for customers in China, India, and Indonesia. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Clariant-invests-in-pigments-in-Indonesia-China-and-India_51676.html
May 22, 2013
Specialty chemicals and advanced materials firm Rockwood Holdings' (Princeton, NJ) sale of certain business units has attracted interest from various private equity suitors, according...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Reports-Rockwoods-divestment-of-noncore-assets-sparks-private-equity-interest_52229.html
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