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3 Dec 19
UK Coatings Group acquires British coatings producer Thomas Howse

UK Coatings Group, part of the Sheibani Group, has acquired UK coatings producer Thomas Howse based in Rowley Regis near Birmingham, UK.

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2 Dec 19
Brenntag North America opens new Technology & Innovation Center

Brenntag North America, part of the Brenntag Group, global distributor of chemical and ingredients, announces the grand opening of its new Coatings & Construction Technology & Innovation Center in Allentown, PA.

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29 Nov 19
BASF commences its smart Verbund project in China

BASF officially launched its smart Verbund project in Zhanjiang, Guangdong province, China, and commenced building its first plants.

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28 Nov 19
CHT group acquires Keimadditec Surface

On 27 November 2019 the CHT group, a supplier of speciality chemicals, acquired Keimadditec Surface (KAS) that was previously part of the Keim Group.

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27 Nov 19
Martin Kanert becomes the new managing director of german association VdL

The German coatings industry has a new Managing Director: Martin Kanert (57) will take over the leadership of the industry association VdL with over 200 member companies as of December 1, 2019.

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25 Nov 19
Kronos and Omya enter distribution partnership

Kronos and Omya have signed an exclusive agreement for the distribution of titanium dioxide pigments in Switzerland with effect from 1 January 2020.

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22 Nov 19
Axalta releases "global automotive colour popularity report"

Axalta released its 67th annual "global automotive colour popularity report", which reveals the top three automotive colours as: white (38%), black (19%), and grey (13%). White has been the top automotive colour worldwide since 2011.

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21 Nov 19
Waterborne coatings: A steady growing business

According to the Irfab Coatings Markets study, published by PRA, more than 92 % of the demand for water-borne coatings is attributed to architectural coatings. The global demand for water-borne coatings is estimated to be more than 25 million tonnes in 2018.

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21 Nov 19
Chemetall completes expansion of its production site in Germany

The Surface Treatment global business unit of BASF’s Coatings division, operating under the Chemetall brand, has inaugurated a new laboratory and office building in Langelsheim, Germany.

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