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Friday, 21 October 2016
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21 Oct 16
Sika acquires mortar manufacturer in Hong Kong

Sika has agreed to acquire Ronacrete (Far East) Ltd., one of the leading suppliers of repair mortars, tile adhesives and other mortar products in Hong Kong.

20 Oct 16
Steamcrackers will be gradually restarted at BASF in Ludwigshafen

Following an intensive assessment of the safety status and in close coordination with the Southern Structure and Licensing Directorate (Struktur- und Genehmigungsdirektion Süd), both steamcrackers at BASF in Ludwigshafen will be gradually restarted over the next few days.

20 Oct 16
Ferro further expands its colours solutions business

Ferro Corporation has announced entering into an agreement to acquire Cappelle Pigments NV and the acquisition of certain assets of Delta Performance Products, for aggregate consideration of approximately EUR55 million.

19 Oct 16
Nitro Quimica acquires assets of Alchemix Corporation

Nitro Quimica Corporation, a global producer of nitrocellulose resin, announces the acquisition, through its U.S. subsidiary, of all of the assets of Alchemix Corporation, a subsidiary of Scholle IPN Corporation, together with the acquisition of Alchemix’s facility in College Park, Georgia.

18 Oct 16
Merck grants rights to surface coatings to Durxtreme

Merck has announced a cooperation agreement with Durxtreme GmbH of Ulm, Germany. Effective immediately, the coatings specialist will take over Merck’s European business with polysilazane-based coating formulations marketed under the "tutoprom" brand.

17 Oct 16
Supersize me: Helios wants to grow in Europe

Austria-based Ring International Holding acquired Slovenian paint manufacturer Helios in 2013. One headline entitled this "David takes over Goliath”. The takeover catapulted RIH into the top 10 paints and coatings manufacturers in Europe by turnover. The company now plans to keep climbing up the rankings by focusing more on additional niches.

17 Oct 16
Axalta lays strategic foundation for Middle East expansion

Axalta Coating Systems has formally opened its regional office in Dubai’s Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority (JAFZA).

14 Oct 16
Merck sets sights on 2018 and outlines future strategic roadmap

Merck has informed analysts and investors at its 2016 Capital Market Day about the progress it has made in achieving its objectives up to the year 2018.

13 Oct 16
PRA’s 10th Woodcoatings Congress sold out

Seats are no longer available for the congress, which will be held in Amsterdam on 25-26 October, 2016. Waitinglist available.

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