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Friday, 29 May 2020
Coatings market
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16 Oct 13
AkzoNobel boosts innovation power with new Dutch lab

The new facility in Sassenheim will focus on research into decorative paints, wood adhesives and pre-deco products.

10 Oct 13
PPG opens office with coatings application and training center in Greece

In addition to administrative offices, the facility will house a spray application center and customer training facilities.

2 Oct 13
AkzoNobel building more competitive Deco business

AkzoNobel intends to introduce a streamlined management structure and new operating model for its Decorative Paints business in order to accelerate profitable growth in Europe and the high growth markets.

1 Oct 13
PPG to invest USD 60 million in new manufacturing facility in Lipetsk, Russia

The facility is expected to employ more than 150 people and manufacture a wide variety of industrial and performance coatings.

26 Sep 13
AkzoNobel invests in Western China

AkzoNobel has announced plans to invest a total of more than EUR 50 million in China to build new manufacturing facilities for its powder coatings and decorative paints businesses, adding further momentum to the company's strategic growth ambitions.

9 Sep 13
AkzoNobel reduces office locations and jobs in Germany

When completed, these developments will result in a reduction of more than 25 % in the total number of personnel employed by AkzoNobel in Germany to approximately 2,600.

20 Aug 13
Semi-annual accounts 2013: Looser Holding’s results close to prior year level

Looser Holding AG, headquartered in Arbon (Switzerland), generated consolidated net revenues of CHF 235.8 million (CHF 1 = EUR 0.81) in the first half-year of 2013. Revenues declined slightly by 0.3 % against the prior year period and by 1.3 % after currency adjustments. The operating result (EBITDA), at CHF 28.2 million, also decreased slightly against the previous year (prior year: CHF 28.6 million). The EBITDA margin was 11.9 % compared to 12.1 % in the prior year. In the first six months, the Looser Group generated consolidated net income of CHF 11.2 million (prior year: CHF 11.9 million). With an equity ratio of 43.4 %, the balance sheet structure continued to be sound.
In the first half-year, the development of revenues in the four Looser business segments varied.

19 Aug 13
Lux market report claims that new functional coatings provide under-appreciated opportunities

Advances in materials science and nanotechnology have created several new functionalities in coatings, going beyond their original basic protective and decorative attributes. However, mismatched perceptions among coating developers and potential customers still remain, slowing rapid market adoption, according to Lux Research.
Functional coatings - offering benefits such as antimicrobial in medicine, self-healing in infrastructure, hydrophobic in electronics, and photocatalytic in construction - deliver value over and above the basic decorative and protective functions. "Functional coatings can significantly enhance the value proposition of the end product but qualification time, cost and durability requirements often temper these benefits," said Aditya Ranade, Lux Research Senior Analyst and the lead author of the report titled, "Beyond Protection: Scouting for Hot Spots in the Emerging Functional Coatings Market."

Lux Research analysts examined four coating functionalities...

16 Aug 13
Axalta expands coatings technology center

Axalta Coating Systems, supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has invested USD 5 million in a new pilot reactor that has begun operations to support coatings polymer research and scale-up activities at its Coatings Technology Center (CTC) in Wilmington.

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