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19 Sep 12
ILAG inaugurates its new Wangen premises

Industrial coatings producer invests CHF 18 million (CHF 1 = EUR 0.83) in its new site.

18 Sep 12
Temporary leave of absence for AkzoNobel's CEO Ton Büchner

AkzoNobel's Supervisory Board has announced that Chief Executive Officer Ton Büchner is taking a leave of absence for several weeks as a result of temporary fatigue. This decision was based on medical advice following Ton Büchner being diagnosed with temporary fatigue. It is expected that the CEO’s recovery will enable him to return to work until mid-October 2012.

7 Sep 12
IPPIC President invites Senior Coatings Executives

The president of the International Paint and Printing Ink Council, Bill McPherson, has issued a "cordial invitation for the global coatings leadership” to attend the 2013 Coatings Summit, scheduled for Jan 28-30, in Brussels, Belgium. (Info:, contact: "This event, with its unique roster of speakers and attendees of the highest caliber, has evolved into the industry`s foremost forum. Pressing issues, promising markets, mega-trends and success stories, all this and more is on the agenda”, says McPherson.

5 Sep 12
Sika to introduce leaner and more efficient Group management structures

Effective 1 January 2013 Sika is introducing a leaner and more efficient Group management structure. Group Management will be streamlined from 14 members to nine. The geographical concentration on four regions with extensive responsibility will enable integrated management from production through to the customer. The traditional flat management structures will remain in place.

31 Aug 12
The Carlyle Group to buy DuPont Performance Coatings Business for USD 4.9 billion

Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group and DuPont announced on 30 August 2012 that they have signed a definitive agreement whereby Carlyle will purchase DuPont Performance Coatings (DPC) for USD 4.9 billion in cash. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter 2013, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals.

28 Aug 12
„A terrific event“: The Coatings Summit is looming large

The comments of Charles Bunch, CEO of PPG, for the Coatings Summit ("congratulations on a terrific event”) were mirrored in similarly positive remarks from his peers: "A very good opportunity to network” (Hans Wijers, past-CEO, AkzoNobel), "a great event, I recommend it” (Frank Sullivan, CEO, RPM) and "very worthwhile indeed” (Michael Dayan, CEO, Tambour).

27 Aug 12
PPG Industries promotes two Senior VPs to Executive Vice Presidents

PPG Industries Inc (PPG) has announced executive appointments, which will be effective from 1 September 2012.  The coatings and specialty products manufacturer declared that Michael H. McGarry, current PPG senior vice president, Commodity Chemicals, and Viktor R. Sekmakas, current PPG senior vice president, Industrial Coatings, and president, PPG Europe, will be appointed executive vice presidents. As such they will join the company's executive committee.

Marlies van Wijhe
21 Aug 12
Video interview: „Managing a family business“

Van Wijhe Verf is a family-owned paint and coatings manufacturer located in Zwolle, The Netherlands. Founded in 1916, this company has a long-standing history. Looking into the future, CEO Marlies van Wijhe would like to focus on growth.

17 Aug 12
BASF sells decorative paints business of “Relius” in Germany and France

Prosol Lacke + Farben GmbH acquires the decorative paints business of Relius Coatings GmbH & Co. KG in Germany and Relius France SAS in France.

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