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February 23, 2012
AkzoNobel says it will break ground on a previously announced £100 million ($157 million) decorative paints manufacturing facility at Ashington, U.K. in June or July of this year...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/AkzoNobel-to-Start-Building-Large-scale-Paints-Plant-in-the-U-K-_41532.html
February 21, 2012
Paints and coatings company Jotun (Sandefjord, Norway) says sales increased 9.2% in full-year 2011, to NK10.7 billion ($1.9 billion) compared with NK 9.8 billion in 2010. Operating...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/High-Raw-Material-Prices-Impact-Jotuns-2011-Results_41503.html
February 21, 2012
BASF says it plans to phase out the production and sale of lead chromate pigments by the end of 2014. The move follows the European Union’s (EU) evaluation of the substance under...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Reach-Legislation-Drives-BASF-to-Phase-Out-Lead-Chromate-by-2015_41493.html
February 16, 2012
Huntsman’s fourth-quarter net income rose 350% year-on-year, to $105 million, or 44 cts/share, on revenues up 9%, to $2.6 billion. However, results in both quarters were...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Huntsman-Adjusted-Earnings-Rise-13-percent-on-Price-Increases_41401.html
February 15, 2012
Valspar reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $55.8 million, or 58 cts/share, up 67% from the year-ago period. Adjusted earnings of 62 cts/share beat analysts’ consensus of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Valspar-Earnings-Rise-on-Higher-Prices_41372.html
February 10, 2012
AkzoNobel has unveiled a five-year research partnership with the University of Manchester (Manchester, U.K.) to investigate the science of anti-corrosion coatings. When the research...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/AkzoNobel-Steps-up-Research-into-Anticorrosion-Coatings_41057.html
January 26, 2012
Sherwin-Williams reported fourth-quarter net income of $14.6 million, or 14 cts/share, down 80% from the same period a year-ago on a one-time tax charge. The tax charge was related to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Sherwin-Williams-Earnings-Fall-on-Tax-Charge-Adjusted-EPS-Narrowly-Beats-Estimates_40800.html
January 20, 2012
Polymer resins producer Nuplex Industries (Auckland, New Zealand) says that its European subsidiary, Nuplex Resins, has signed an agreement to establish a 50-50 joint venture with...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Nuplex-to-Form-Resins-JV-in-Russia_40659.html
January 19, 2012
PPG Industries reported fourth-quarter 2011 net income of $216 million, up 5% from the year-ago quarter, on sales up 4%, to $3.5 billion. Earnings per share of $1.39/share beat...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/PPG-Posts-Strong-Results-on-Improved-Demand-and-Better-Sales-Volumes_40588.html
January 16, 2012
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Vantaa, Finland) has confirmed details of previously announced workforce reductions in Finland. The company says it will cut 62 jobs in Finland...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Tikkurila-Details-Job-Cuts_40478.html
January 9, 2012
AkzoNobel says it plans to become sole owner of Metlac Group (Bosco Marengo, Italy), a producer of coatings for metal packaging, by purchasing the shares it does not own in Metlac. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/AkzoNobel-Takes-Control-of-Coatings-Producer_40308.html
January 5, 2012
OM Group (OMG; Cleveland, OH) has purchased Rahu Catalytics (Nottingham, UK), a  developer of iron-ligand based chemistry for use in environmentally friendly coatings, composites and inks from Unilever’s venture capital unit...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/OM-Group-Acquires-Rahu-Catalytics_40156.html
January 4, 2012
PolyOne says that it has added production capabilities for its Stan-Tone specialty colorants portfolio at the company’s site at Shenzhen, China. The new capacity has been added...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/PolyOne-Adds-Colorants-Production-Capacity-in-China_39937.html
December 23, 2011
The light vehicle industry is a customer of growing importance for the chemical industry in North America, according to ACC's latest Chemistry and Light Vehicles report, released this...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Relationship-Between-Light-Vehicles-and-the-Chemical-Industry-Grows-Stronger_39967.html
December 22, 2011
Valspar (Minneapolis, MN) says it has opened a new research and development (R&D) center at Shunde, China. The Valspar Applied Science and Technology Center will employ over 200...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Valspar-Opens-R-and-D-Center-in-China_39987.html
December 21, 2011
Omya (Oftringen, Switzerland) and United Chemicals Inter Aneka (Jakarta) have announced an official agreement to form a joint venture in Indonesia. The companies' stakes in the jv were...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Omya-Forms-a-Joint-Venture-in-Indonesia_39947.html
December 14, 2011
Omnova Solutions has sold parts of its commercial wallcovering business to J. Josephson (South Hackensack, NJ), a privately-held wallcovering firm, for $10 million in cash plus royalty...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Omnova-Sells-Commercial-Wallcovering-Assets_39782.html
December 12, 2011
3M says it has entered into a five-year commercialization agreement with metal and protective film distributor Shale-Inland (Schiller Park, IL) to develop protective and decorative...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/3M-Partners-with-Shale-Inland-on-Decorative-Films-Project_39695.html
December 8, 2011
Honeywell has purchased Evonik’s polyethylene (PE) wax technology portfolio, including patents, the company says. The PE waxes have a number of uses in applications such as...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Honeywell-Buys-PE-Wax-Portfolio-from-Evonik_39494.html
December 6, 2011
Momentive Specialty Chemicals says it has filed suit against Hebei Shield Excellence Technology (Bazhou, China) alleging  Hebei infringed upon Momentive’s glycidyl ...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Momentive-Files-Suit-Against-Chinese-Manufacturer-Over-Glycidyl-Ester-Monomer-Production-Technology_39525.html
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