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AkzoNobel to Start Building Large-scale Paints Plant in the U.K.

5:12 AM MST | February 22, 2012 | Alex Scott

AkzoNobel says it will break ground on a previously announced £100 million ($157 million) decorative paints manufacturing facility at Ashington, U.K. in June or July of this year after gaining planning permission for the facility this week from local officials. The planned facility is set to treble the firm’s current manufacturing capacity for decorative paints in northeastern England.   The planned Ashington plant is due to replace the company’s current decorative paints manufacturing plants at nearby Prudhoe, and Slough, U.K. The...

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