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Friday, 18 August 2017
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18 Aug 17
"Disenchantment regarding politics and the EU on the part of SME colleagues is understandable"

Luxembourg-based company Peintures Robin is celebrating its 90th anniversary. CEO Gérard Zoller talks about the peculiarities of the market in this small country and the resultant challenges.

18 Aug 17
Wacker expands technical center in Dubai and includes new polymers lab

Munich-based chemicals group Wacker is strengthening its presence in Middle East and Africa (MEA) by expanding the service portfolio of its technical center in Dubai.

17 Aug 17
HuntsmanClariant deal continues to move forward

Clariant AG has announced progress towards satisfying the regulatory approval condition to closing its merger of equals with Huntsman Corporation.

16 Aug 17
Lanxess continues to expect record earnings for 2017

Following a good second quarter 2017, specialty chemicals company Lanxess continues to expect the highest earnings in the company’s history for the current financial year. Across all segments, sales were substantially higher year on year.

15 Aug 17
Axalta Coating Systems to acquire supplier of thermoplastic powder coatings

Axalta Coating Systems has acquired a leading supplier of thermoplastic powder coatings.

14 Aug 17
New study forecasts global rise in demand for plasticisers

Large amounts of plasticisers are processed to make paints and varnishes, as well as adhesives smooth, flexible or even useful in the first place. How is the market predicted to evolve?

11 Aug 17
Half-year results 2017: Altana accelerates growth momentum

The specialty chemicals Group Altana recorded a pleasing increase in both sales and earnings in the first half of the 2017 fiscal year. Three factors contributed to this growth momentum.

10 Aug 17
Hoover Color and Ecoat announces project for more environmentalism

Hoover Color, a division of Cathay Industries, and Ecoat, French developer of bio-based chemistry for the coatings industry, have started a collaborative project to develop coatings formulations on the basis of environmentally friendly raw materials.

9 Aug 17
Bodo Möller Chemie extends Eastern Europe business

The collaboration between Bodo Möller Chemie and Huntsman Advanced Materials continues to grow.

8 Aug 17
Ferro acquires Dip Tech

Ferro Corporation has acquired Dip Tech Ltd., a leading provider of digital printing solutions for glass coatings headquartered in Kfar Saba, Israel.

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