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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
December 2, 2011
AkzoNobel says it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the coatings business of SSCP (Seongnam, Korea). SSCP has a strong position in the Korean mobile phone market...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/AkzoNobel-Completes-Acquisition-of-Coatings-Business-of-Korean-Firm_39459.html
November 24, 2011
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Vantaa, Finland) has announced a group-wide restructuring that will result in up to 100 job cuts. Jobs will be lost across all of Tikkurila's...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Tikkurila-Plans-Job-Cuts_39340.html
November 22, 2011
Valspar fell to a net loss of $295.7 million for the fiscal fourth-quarter, or $3.18/share, on a $410-million goodwill impairment charge related its 2000 acquisition of Lilly...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Valspar-Swings-to-Loss-on-Housing-Related-Charge_39242.html
November 11, 2011
The U.S. market for paints and coatings is growing at an annual rate of 7.8% and is due to be worth $26.2 billion in 2015, according to a study by The Freedonia Group (Cleveland, OH)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/U-S-Demand-for-Paints-and-Coatings-to-Exceed-$26-Billion-in-2015_38994.html
November 8, 2011
Evonik says it has today opened its first research and development (R&D) center for additives for paints and coatings in Asia, at Singapore. A single-digit million US dollar amount...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Evonik-Opens-R-and-D-Center-in-Singapore_38914.html
November 3, 2011
DuPont is considering a sale of its automotive coatings unit, financial sources say. The business could be worth as much as $4 billion in sale, according to a report in Bloomberg...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/DuPont-Considering-Automotive-Coatings-Sale_38841.html
October 28, 2011
Earnings season dominated news in specialty chemicals this week. Higher prices helped drive up third-quarter earnings in paints and coatings, despite some end market weakness and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Specialties-Snapshot-Oct-24-28_38697.html
October 27, 2011
AkzoNobel says it will invest about €60 million ($84 million) to increase the production capacity of its automotive and aerospace coatings business in China, to meet rising...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/AkzoNobel-to-Build-Coatings-Plant-in-China_38592.html
October 25, 2011
Chairman and CEO Christopher Connor says he expects fourth quarter sales to be 6%-10% above the prior-year quarter. He reaffirmed the company’s full-year guidance of $4.65-$4.85/share, excluding an IRS settlement charge related to Sherwin-Williams’ employee stock ownership plan....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Shewin-Williams-Profits-Beat-Estimates_38528.html
October 20, 2011
PPG Industries says third-quarter sales volumes were flat year-on-year, but higher prices pushed profit higher. The company reported net income of $311 million ($1.96/share) for the quarter ended September 30, 19% higher than the year-ago quarter. Analysts expected the company to post earnings of $1.92/share, as reported by Thomson Reuters (New York). Sales increased 9%, to $3.8 billion....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/PPG-Posts-Profit-Gain-on-Higher-Prices_38432.html
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