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November 12, 2013
Rockwood has reported third-quarter adjusted net income of $48.2 million, or 63 cts/share, down 31.5% year-on-year (YOY), on sales up 3.2%, to $890.1 million. Actual net income totaled...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Rockwood-nets-big-one-time-gain-on-ceramics-sale-adjusted-earnings-fall_56644.html
November 12, 2013
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Helsinki) says it will change its external reporting structure by reducing to two reporting segments instead of the previous four. The company's...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Tikkurila-to-change-reporting-structure-from-2014_56638.html
November 7, 2013
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Helsinki) says "its profitability was at a record-high level in third-quarter 2013." Ebit before non-recurring items was €33.3...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Tikkurila-posts-record-third-quarter-profitability_56525.html
November 1, 2013
PPG Industries has named Diane Kappas v.p./Americas for the protective and marine coatings (PMC) business, effective 1 December. Also, the company says that Jane Valenta has been...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/PPG-names-new-v-p-protective-and-marine-coatings_56387.html
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
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