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October 31, 2013
AkzoNobel says it has acquired a 50% stake and management control of Sadolin Paints Oman (Muscat). Financial details of the deal have not been disclosed. AkzoNobel has signed a joint...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/AkzoNobel-acquires-50-percent-stake-in-Oman-paints-company_56333.html
October 28, 2013
AkzoNobel says it has opened a new €20-million ($27.5 million) decorative paints plant at Gwalior, India, which will have a production capacity of 55 million liters/year. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/AkzoNobel-opens-coatings-plant-in-India_56238.html
October 28, 2013
Sherwin-Williams announced its third-quarter financial results—showing growth in paint sales volume and through acquisitions. Net income increased 12% year-over-year (YOY), to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Sherwin-Williams-reports-sales-jump-on-paint-stores-growth_56218.html
October 18, 2013
Altana (Wesel, Germany) says it has acquired the European business for waterborne and UV overprint varnishes of Valspar (France). The business had sales of less than €8 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Altana-acquires-Valspars-overprints-varnishes-business_56032.html
October 17, 2013
PPG Industries has reported third-quarter net income of $220 million, or $1.52/share, down 24% year-on-year (YOY), on sales up 17%, to $4 billion. Excluding charges, which were...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/PPG-earnings-rise-on-improving-coatings-demand_55998.html
October 9, 2013
RPM today reported first-quarter net income more than double that of the year-ago quarter, at $103.1 million, on sales up 11.3% year-on-year (YOY), to $1.17 billion. Earnings totaled...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/RPMs-earnings-rise-on-higher-sales-fewer-charges_55781.html
October 2, 2013
AkzoNobel says that it plans to make its decorative coatings business more competitive by reducing the number of senior management teams and introducing a new operating model for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/AkzoNobel-to-restructure-its-decorative-paints-business_55573.html
October 1, 2013
Altana has completed the $635-million acquisition of Rockwood’s rheology additives business, the company says. The deal, which was announced in July, adds 350 employees and four...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Altana-completes-Rockwood-rheology-acquisition_55539.html
September 30, 2013
PPG Industries plans to invest $60 million in a new manufacturing facility and commercial operation for its coatings businesses in the Lipetsk region of Russia, the company announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/PPG-to-invest-$60-million-in-industrial-and-performance-coatings-plant-in-Russia_55498.html
September 17, 2013
Huntsman and Rockwood today announced that Huntsman will buy Rockwood’s titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigments business, as well as other businesses, for $1.33 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Huntsman-to-buy-Rockwoods-pigments-additives-businesses-for-$1-33-billion-update_55211.html
September 16, 2013
Rockwood is in negotiations to sell its Sachtleben titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigments business to Huntsman for $1 billion to $1.2 billion, according to a Reuters report. A deal could be...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Report-Huntsman-close-to-buying-Rockwood-TiO2-business_55194.html
September 10, 2013
AkzoNobel says it is has informed employees of its intention to streamline its organizational structure in Germany. The changes will also result in a reduction of more than 25% in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/AkzoNobel-to-simplify-structure-in-Germany-reduce-workforce-by-25-percent_55038.html
September 5, 2013
IMCD Group (Rotterdam) has acquired a majority interest in Makeni Chemicals (São Paulo), a specialty chemical distributor in Brazil, IMCD has announced. Financial details...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/IMCD-acquires-majority-stake-in-Brazil-specialty-chemical-distributor_54944.html
August 28, 2013
RPM announced today that it has reached an agreement with the US General Services Administration (GSA; Washington) resolving a dispute over improper pricing and discounting practices...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/RPM-reaches-agreement-with-US-government-on-roofing-contract-issues_54798.html
August 27, 2013
Increasing environmental and regulatory pressures and concerns over toxicity to humans continue to drive growing demand for greener solvents in developed countries, while demand for...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/IHS-Mounting-environmental-regulatory-pressures-driving-global-solvents-industry-to-greener-alternatives_54736.html
August 12, 2013
Axalta Coating Systems (Wilmington, DE), a supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has invested $5 million in a pilot reactor to support coatings polymer research and scale-up...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Axalta-Coating-Systems-invests-$5-million-in-polymer-research-facility_54416.html
August 12, 2013
Shalimar Paints (Mumbai), India’s oldest paints & coatings company, today announced plans to double revenues within the next 3 years, under recently appointed managing...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Shalimar-Paints-targets-doubling-of-revenues-under-new-CEO_54425.html
August 5, 2013
Rockwood today reported second-quarter net income down 85.6% year-on-year (YOY), to $32.3 million, or 41 cts/share, on net sales up 7.8%, to $822.3 million. Results include $25.5...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Rockwood-falls-short-of-estimates-on-weak-TiO2-results_54230.html
August 5, 2013
Momentive Specialty Chemicals (MSC; Columbus, OH) has formed a joint venture with MicroBlend (Gilbert, AZ), a retail and commercial paint systems company, at Cali, Colombia. The new...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Momentive-Specialty-forms-Colombian-JV-with-MicroBlend_54227.html
August 1, 2013
BASF today announced plans to expand its capacity for waterborne coatings at the Demarchi coatings site in São Paulo State. The €2-million ($2.6 million) investment will...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/BASF-hikes-capacity-for-waterborne-coatings-in-Brazil_54152.html
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