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Acquisitions in times of the economic crisis
6 May 09
Acquisitions in times of the economic crisis

Daniel Murad, President and CEO, The ChemQuest Group, Inc., sees a tightening of the credit market which will lead to a significantly lower M&A activity in the next months.

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Weilburger Coatings grows with Euro-Asian partnership
5 May 09
Weilburger Coatings grows with Euro-Asian partnership

Weilburger will start a new joint venture with its Japanese partner Cashew Ltd. in Poland. According to Frank Gläser, Managing Director of the German manufacturer Weilburger Coatings, the company will also expand its cooperation in India, where Gläser expects considerable demand in the future.

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Investments in the times of the financial downturn
16 Apr 09
Investments in the times of the financial downturn

DSM NeoResins+ recently opened a new waterborne acrylics plant in Waalwijk/Netherlands. Even in difficult times of the financial downturn, Feike Sijbesma, Chairman of the Managing Board at DSM, isconvinced that investing into modern technology and development is of paramount importance. Currently, the consumption of resins is low but the capacity of the new site allows for manufacturing moreproducts as soon as the demand increases, says Dimitri de Vreeze, Business Unit Director at DSM NeoResins+.

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Europan Coatings Congress: Future of coatings industry
7 Apr 09
Europan Coatings Congress: Future of coatings industry

Dirk Mestach from Nuplex Resins BV, The Netherlands provided in this keynote at the European Coatings CONGRESS a glimpse of what the future holds for the coatings industry in his paper: "Resintechnology challenges beyond 2010".Looking at "more videos" you´ll find also the second keynote presentation given by Neal Williams form AkzoNobel, UK at the Europaen Coating CONGRESS

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Europan Coatings Congress: Future of coatings industry
7 Apr 09
Europan Coatings Congress: Future of coatings industry

Neal Williams from AkzoNobel, UK provided in this keynote at the European Coatings CONGRESS a glimpse of what the future holds for the coatings industry - from a formulators perspective - in hispaper: "What´s smart, thin and green? Coatings of tomorrow".

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RPM buys interest in Chinese licensee
 
16 Feb 09
BASF: Ciba acquisition to close in the first quarter

With the closing of the Ciba transaction toward the end of the first quarter of 2009, the new division "Paper Chemicals” will form part of BASF’s "Performance Products” segment.

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VOC in 2010: Challenges ahead
14 Jan 09
VOC in 2010: Challenges ahead

Due to the second phase of the VOC Directive and the Paint Directive, there are going to be significant changes for the paints and coatings industry. Speaking of products, especially the enamels will be affected. The coatings industry must be ready and capable to take these changes. According to Giorgio Rupnik, CEO, Boero, there will not only be technological changes. There will also be price and communication challenges ahead.

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12 Jan 09
Flint Group and Unirep establish joint venture in Turkey

Flint’s and Unirep’s joint venture will initially focus on water-based inks.

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18 Dec 08
Review and forecast: Helios Group

Uroš Slavinec, President of Helios Management Board, Domžale, Slovenia, comments on the performance of his company in 2008 and gives an outlook for 2009.

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