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12 Oct 20
Akzo Nobel builds new powder coatings plant

Akzo Nobel wants to make more advanced powder coatings solutions available to customers by building a new facility in Chungli, Taiwan.

9 Oct 20
ASK Chemicals: Creating two divisions and changes in management

ASK Chemicals, supplier of foundry chemicals and consumables, is re-organising and creating two divisions.

8 Oct 20
Coatings industry supplier: Elcometer acquires Sagola

Three years after the launch of their new Abrasive Blast Equipment Division, Elcometer, supplier of equipment to the coatings industry are have announced their acquisition of Sagola.

7 Oct 20
BASF closes divestiture of its construction chemicals business

BASF has closed the divestiture of its construction chemicals business to an affiliate of Lone Star, a global private equity firm.

6 Oct 20
A closer look at the wood coatings market

As wood remains a popular building material, the for the further development of the wood coatings market sound positive. The global volume should increase by 2024. Yet, the outlook of industry players sounds more cautious as the wood coatings manufacturers tend to assume stagnation.

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5 Oct 20
Flint Group acquires Poteet Printing Systems in North America

Flint Group Packaging Inks has announced the acquisition of Poteet Printing Systems located in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. As Flint Group states, the acquisition aligns with a key element of the company's strategy to grow not only organically, but also via acquisition.

2 Oct 20
Managing Director of Bitrez is elected as Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry

Paul Jones, Managing Director of Bitrez, manufacturer of specialist polymers and chemicals, has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC).

1 Oct 20
Akzo Nobel boosts powder coatings capacity

Akzo Nobel is investing EUR 20 million to increase the powder coatings capacity at its site in Como, Italy – signaling the company’s intent to sharpen its focus on greener manufacturing.

30 Sep 20
Billion Euro acquisition: Covestro buys resins business from DSM

With its first major acquisition since its spin-off from Bayer, Covestro is investing EUR 1.6 billion to acquire the binder and functional materials business of Dutch-based DSM group. DSM has particularly made a name for itself for powder coatings, aqueous binders and bio-based technologies. 

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