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Friday, 23 August 2019
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30 Jul 19
Emerging coatings markets: Middle East and Africa

The Middle Eastern and African regions are relatively small in terms of coating consumption compared to Europe. However, sales have grown rapidly in recent decades as these economies continue to evolve.

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30 Jul 19
Lanxess new high performance prepolymers production up and running in Brazil

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess has started the production of high performance prepolymers at its site in Porto Feliz, Brazil.

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29 Jul 19
Interview: “We have and will further invest in our plants”

BASF has ramped up its activities in the additives business. Gops Pillay, President, Dispersions & Pigments, sees solid market growth over the coming five to ten years. The chemical producer has therefore invested to expand its global footprint.

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29 Jul 19
BASF Spain inaugurates its renovated refinish competence centre

The refinish competence centre at BASF Spain in Marchamalo (Guadalajara) is dedicated to teaching body shop technicians, distributors and large automotive companies, all of them customers in Spain and Portugal, about its renowned brands.

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26 Jul 19
Clariant and Sabic decided to temporarily suspend the negotiations

Clariant and Sabic have agreed to temporarily suspend the discussions on the intended business combination High Performance Materials (HPM), consisting of Clariant’s additives and high value masterbatches and parts of Sabic’s specialties business.

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25 Jul 19
Marine coatings: “Increased need for cooperation”

Peter van Aken, new business development director at Lonza, thinks that cooperation between industry, the academic world and start-up companies is increasingly needed to cope with the challenges imposed on raw materials for marine coatings.

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25 Jul 19
Brenntag Specialties announces new distribution agreement with Yipin USA

Brenntag Specialties is now a distributor for Yipin USA’s coatings, cosmetic, and personal care lines of iron oxides in the United States.

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24 Jul 19
Akzo Nobel to acquire Mapaero

Akzo Nobel has announced its intention to acquire French aerospace coatings manufacturer Mapaero.

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23 Jul 19
Mergers and acquisitions: Deceleration in the coatings industry

After our first overview of company acquisitions and mergers in the coatings and neighboring industries, we are now able to present a much larger overview this year. However, this is not necessarily due to the fact that there were more takeovers.

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