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June 3, 2014
Axalta Coatings Systems announced today that it has named Eduardo Nardinelli president and general manager/Brazil. Nardinelli has a background in the automotive sector, and comes to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Axalta-names-Brazil-president_61522.html
May 16, 2014
Comex Mexico has filed suit against Sherwin-Williams (SW) over SW’s termination of the $2.34-billion merger agreement between the two companies, a Reuters report says. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Comex-Mexico-files-suit-against-Sherwin-Williams-over-deal-termination_61108.html
May 12, 2014
Private Equity firm Huron Capital Partners (Detroit) has cofounded Valentus Specialty Chemicals, an acquisition platform, Huron says. The company is joining forces with industry...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Huron-Capital-launches-specialty-chemicals-acquisition-platform_60996.html
May 8, 2014
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Helsinki) says that its revenue for the first quarter of 2014 increased to €141.5 million ($196.8 million), compared with €138.4...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Tikkurila-sales-increase-by-2-2-percent-in-first-quarter-2014-Ebit-jumps-28-5-percent-YOY_60898.html
April 23, 2014
Ferro today reported first-quarter net income of $17.2 million, compared with $883,000 in the year-ago quarter. Adjusted earnings totaled 19 cts/share, nearly double the year-ago...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Ferro-beats-estimates-raises-full-year-guidance_60510.html
April 21, 2014
India’s largest paints company Asian Paints (Mumbai) has informed the Bombay Stock Exchange (Mumbai) that it has signed an agreement with the shareholders of Kadisco Chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Asian-Paints-to-acquire-majority-stake-in-Ethiopias-Kadisco-Chemical_60352.html
April 17, 2014
Sherwin-Williams (SW) has reported first-quarter net income down 0.6% year-on-year (YOY), to $115.5 million, on sales up 9.2%, to $2.37 billion. Earnings totaled $1.14/share, including...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Sherwin-Williams-beats-estimates-on-sales-increase_60367.html
April 17, 2014
PPG today reported net income from continuing operations up 45% year-on-year (YOY), to $277 million, on sales from continuing operations up 17%, to $3.6 billion. Adjusted earnings...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/PPG-earnings-beat-estimates-on-higher-volumes_60366.html
April 9, 2014
Paints and coatings makers are feeling increasingly optimistic about business prospects for 2014, as the rebounding construction market drives demand for architectural coatings and raw...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/ACS-2014-Optimism-rising-in-the-coatings-industry_60219.html
April 8, 2014
Research and development (R&D) in the paints and coatings industry is being driven by a variety of issues, chief among energy efficiency and the development of new substrates in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/ACS-2014-Energy-issues-new-substrates-key-drivers-for-coatings-R-and-D_60195.html
April 4, 2014
Sherwin-Williams (SW) announced today that it is terminating its agreement to acquire Mexican paint supplier Comex, which has run into antitrust issues in Mexico. SW has already...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Sherwin-Williams-terminates-Comex-Mexico-acquisition_60120.html
April 1, 2014
PPG announced two new executive appointments today, effective immediately. Dave Cole has been named v.p./packaging coatings and Anup Jain has been appointed v.p./specialty coatings and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/PPG-announces-executive-appointments_59978.html
March 26, 2014
PPG announced today that it has agreed to acquire Canal Supplies Inc. (CSI; Panama City), a Panamanian distributor of protective and marine coatings, for an undisclosed sum. CSI...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/PPG-acquires-coatings-distributor-in-Central-America_59845.html
March 19, 2014
PPG announced today it is investing $27 million to expand its coatings manufacturing plant at San Juan del Rio, Querterano, Mexico. The expansion will involve four new buildings with...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/PPG-launches-$27-million-expansion-of-Mexico-coatings-plant_59656.html
March 6, 2014
BASF broke ground today on a resin and electrocoat (e-coat) plant at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park at Caojing, China, the company says. The plant is scheduled to commence...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/BASF-breaks-ground-on-electrocoat-plant-at-Shanghai_59365.html
March 3, 2014
PPG has closed its acquisition of Hi-Temp Coatings Technology (Boxborough, MA), a maker of high-heat resistant industrial coatings, the company says. Financial terms of the deal, which...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/PPG-closes-heat-resistant-coatings-deal_59276.html
March 2, 2014
Axalta Coating Systems (Philadelphia), the former coatings operations of DuPont, says it is to invest $60 million to build a next-generation plant to expand its production capacity of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Axalta-Coating-Systems-to-invest-$60-million-in-waterborne-coatings-Germany_59250.html
February 28, 2014
Tronox reports a net loss of $3 million, narrower than the $97 million loss reported in the same quarter last year. Earnings per share were at a loss of 6 cts/share—slightly...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Tronox-reports-tighter-net-loss-stabilizing-pigment-market_59150.html
February 27, 2014
Jotun (Sandefjord, Norway) has completed construction of a paints and coatings plant at the industrial park in St. Petersburg, Russia. The plant, occupying a surface area of 9...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Jotun-opens-paints-and-coatings-plant-in-Russia_59157.html
February 26, 2014
Aceto named Carlos Restrepo, formerly v.p./intermediates and solvents at Ashland, senior v.p./performance chemicals, effective 24 February. Restrepo will report to Aceto CEO Salvatore...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Aceto-names-former-Ashland-exec-performance-chemicals-head_59121.html
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