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October 26, 2010
PPG Industries has agreed to acquire Chinese packaging coatings firm Bairun. Financial terms were not disclosed. The deal is expected to close during the current quarter. Bairun has a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/PPG-to-Buy-Chinese-Packaging-Coatings-Company_30312.html
October 21, 2010
PPG’s third-quarter sales and earnings rose on higher volumes. Overall sales volume grew by 6%, mostly led by emerging markets, says chairman and CEO Charles Bunch. Cost cutting...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/PPGs-Earnings-Soar-on-Strong-Demand_30363.html
October 21, 2010
 AkzoNobel today reported higher third quarter sales and profits compared to year-ago levels because of strong volume growth in emerging markets. Revenue growth "remains...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/AkzoNobels-Third-Quarter-Earnings-Rise-on-Improved-Volumes_30357.html
October 18, 2010
Saudi Acrylic Monomer Co., (Jubail, Saudi Arabia) has appointed Linde Engineering and Samsung Engineering to act as the engineering, procurement and construction consortium to build a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Linde-and-Samsung-Engineering-in-Saudi-Acrylic-Acid-Plant-Deal_30289.html
October 6, 2010
RPM International reported declines in net income and sales for its fiscal first quarter 2011 ended August 31 because of the deconsolidation of the company’s Specialty Products...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/RPMs-Pro-Forma-Sales-and-Earnings-Rise-Beats-Wall-Street-Estimates_29973.html
September 27, 2010
AkzoNobel has disclosed that it will bring in four new board members, increasing its leadership team to nine, as part of its plans to accelerate “sustainable” growth. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/AkzoNobel-Beefs-up-Realigns-Leadership-Team_29806.html
September 24, 2010
Valspar says it has completed the previously announced acquisition of paint manufacturer Wattyl (Baulkham Hills, Australia) for A$142 million ($137 million). Wattyl had 2009 sales of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Valspar-Completes-Acquisition-of-Australian-Paint-Maker_29752.html
September 15, 2010
ChemPoint.com, a fully owned subsidiary of Univar, will distribute the acrylic powder coating resins in the U.S. and Canada....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Reichhold-Names-ChemPoint-Distributer_29503.html
September 8, 2010
AkzoNobel says it has agreed to acquire Prime Automotive Paint (Changzhou, China), a company that develops, manufactures, and sells automotive coatings, primarily for the refinish...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/AkzoNobel-to-Acquire-Chinese-Automotive-Coatings-Firm_29302.html
September 3, 2010
This Week on CW: Walmart has chosen AkzoNobel to be its main paint supplier. The world's largest paint company will develop a line of interior paints exclusively for the U.S.'s largest...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-September-3_29260.html
September 2, 2010
AkzoNobel, the world's largest paints and coatings company, has been selected by Walmart to be the primary paint supplier to Walmart's U.S. stores. The company will develop and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/AkzoNobel-to-Become-Main-Paint-Supplier-to-Walmart_29128.html
September 2, 2010
 Sherwin-Williams (SW) has completed its previously announced acquisition of Becker Acroma (Stockholm) from Wilh. Becker (Stockholm) for SK1.7 billion ($227 million). Becker...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Sherwin-Williams-Completes-Purchase-of-Swedish-Industrial-Wood-Coatings-Producer_29160.html
August 23, 2010
Specialty chemicals firm Altana (Wesel, Germany) has today filed in the Commercial Register of Duisburg the transfer resolution giving formal notice of a previously announced squeeze...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Altanas-Squeeze-out-Nearly-Completed_28966.html
August 17, 2010
Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI: Troy, NY) have created an antibacterial paint for surfaces that are exposed to methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureas (MRSA)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/MRSA-Resistant-Paint-Developed_28830.html
August 16, 2010
BASF has confirmed CW's report that it will construct a dispersions plant at Huizhou, China, close to the Daya Bay petrochemical complex owned by CSPC, an equally owned joint venture...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/BASF-to-Build-Dispersions-Plant-at-Huizhou-China_28795.html
July 26, 2010
Crown Paints Group (Darwen, U.K.), the largest decorative paints maker in the U.K. and Ireland, reported an operating profit of £2.8 million ($4.3 million) on sales of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Crown-Paints-Swings-into-Profit-Following-Turnaround_28325.html
July 23, 2010
AkzoNobel reported second quarter Ebitda of €614 million($789 million), 21% up on the corresponding period in 2009, on sales 13% higher at €3.9 billion. Net income was up 76%...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/AkzoNobel-Posts-Higher-Second-Quarter-Profits-Hits-Margin-Target-Ahead-of-Plan_28303.html
July 15, 2010
AkzoNobel says it has agreed to acquire the worldwide assets of Lindgens Metal Decorating Coatings and Inks (Helsinborg, Sweden), including its majority stake in Server Boya (Istanbul)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/AkzoNobel-Acquires-Swedish-Packaging-Coatings-Firm_28064.html
July 6, 2010
Chemical company “order books are up and everything is returning back to peak levels in Germany,” says Alan Eastwood, economist for Chemical Industries Association (CIA...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/U-K-Hoping-to-Share-Gung-Ho-Growth-of-German-Chemical-Industry_27843.html
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