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3 Aug 15
Lanxess exceeds market expectations with strong second quarter 2015

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess will achieve second quarter 2015 results that exceed current market expectations.

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31 Jul 15
H.B. Fuller brakes ground on adhesive manufacturing facility in Indonesia

H.B. Fuller announced that the company broke ground on its future manufacturing facility in Surabaya, Indonesia.

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30 Jul 15
Polycoat Products acquires Crown Polymers

Polycoat Products, a division of American Polymers Corp., has acquired Crown Polymers, LLC., a privately held floor coatings company based in Huntley, IL.

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29 Jul 15
Solvay to buy Cytec

Solvay makes a step-change in its transformation with the acquisition of Cytec.

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29 Jul 15
Axalta Coating Systems names Vice President of Automotive Plastic Components business

Axalta Coating Systems has named David Grimes to the newly created role of Global Vice President of its global Automotive Plastic Components (APC) business.

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27 Jul 15
Asian Paints consolidated net profit for the quarter up by 34.4%

Asian Paints has announced its financial results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2015.

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24 Jul 15
New market study about the world market for carbon black

The second issue of the market study "Carbon Black” forecasts a dynamic growth of global demand. By 2022, the volume of carbon black is expected to rise to more than 15 million tonnes.

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23 Jul 15
Blog: Changing of the guard: PPG No. 1 in 2014

It’s that time of year again for listing the top coatings manufacturers in various regions. Such rankings are usually based on annual sales. By that measure, PPG has snatched top place away from AkzoNobel to become the world’s largest paints and coatings manufacturer with sales worth 13.15 billion euros in 2014. For its part, AkzoNobel posted sales of 9.6 billion euros in the same year. Six other European companies are also to be found among the world’s top 20. Why AkzoNobel lost the leadership? I tell you in my blog.

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23 Jul 15
BASF to set up new global business unit combining all pigments activities

BASF will form a global business unit (GBU) combining all of its pigments activities effective January 2016.

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