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Vanessa Bauersachs
4 December 2017 13:55:00 | Posted by: Vanessa Bauersachs, European Coatings Journal
Through the revolving door: merger talks

These days, it feels like every other day there are news of the beginning or end of merger talks between the biggest players. Axalta just ended merger discussions with two big competitors. Axalta emphasised that it is not under any pressure to merge. Nevertheless, another merger remains a strong possibility. Who could be a candidate?

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Sonja Schulte
22 July 2015 08:50:00 | Posted by: Sonja Schulte, European Coatings Journal
Changing of the guard: PPG No. 1 in 2014

It’s that time of year again for listing the top coatings manufacturers in various regions. Such rankings are usually based on annual sales. By that measure, PPG has snatched top place away from Akzo Nobel to become the world’s largest paints and coatings manufacturer with sales worth 13.15 billion euros in 2014. For its part, Akzo Nobel posted sales of 9.6 billion euros in the same year. Six other European companies are also to be found among the world’s top 20.

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