• AkzoNobel Q2 results 2013

    July 24, 2013
    Akzo Nobel N.V.  reported a four percent decrease in revenues in the second quarter compared with the same period last year. The company reported that this was due to divestments and adverse currencies against a backdrop of continued challenging…

  • Clariant Signs Ethylene Supply Contract with OMV

    July 24, 2013
    Clariant has signed a long-term supply contract with OMV. From 2015, the Austrian oil and gas company will supply Clariant’s site in Gendorf, Germany with ethylene. This agreement will enable Clariant to source most of its requirements for this…

  • Rust-Oleum Introduces Pool Paint Product Line

    Rust-Oleum Introduces Pool Paint Product Line

    July 24, 2013
    Rust-Oleum Industrial Brands has launched several new products to increase the beauty and performance of pools and fountains. The first product is the Rust-Oleum High Performance Clean and Prep Solution.  This easy to use solution quickly remove…

  • AkzoNobel Q2 results 2013

    July 24, 2013
    Akzo Nobel N.V.  reported a four percent decrease in revenues in the second quarter compared with the same period last year. The company reported that this was due to divestments and adverse currencies against a backdrop of continued challenging…

  • Clariant Signs Ethylene Supply Contract with OMV

    July 24, 2013
    Clariant has signed a long-term supply contract with OMV. From 2015, the Austrian oil and gas company will supply Clariant’s site in Gendorf, Germany with ethylene. This agreement will enable Clariant to source most of its requirements for this…

  • Rust-Oleum Introduces Pool Paint Product Line

    July 24, 2013
    Rust-Oleum Industrial Brands has launched several new products to increase the beauty and performance of pools and fountains. The first product is the Rust-Oleum High Performance Clean and Prep Solution.  This easy to use solution quickly remove…

  • BASF to Sell German Subsidiary for Wall Systems to ROCKWOOL

    July 23, 2013
    BASF has signed a contract with ROCKWOOL to sell BASF Wall Systems GmbH & Co. KG. The transaction comprises the German wall systems subsidiary including the Marktredwitz, Germany site. Currently, approximately 200 employees are working for the co…

  • PPG Delivers Record Second Quarter Results

    July 23, 2013
    PPG Industries reported record second quarter net sales in 2013 of $4.1 billion, up 16 percent versus the prior year. Second quarter 2013 reported net income from continuing operations was $341 million, or $2.35 per diluted share. Adjusted net income…

  • Elevance-Wilmar Joint Venture Produces Renewable Performance Specialty Chemicals, Olefins and Oleochemicals

    July 23, 2013
    Wilmar International Limited, one of Asia’s leading agribusinesses, and Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc., a high-growth specialty chemicals company,  have begun shipping commercial products, including novel specialty chemicals, to custome…

  • PPG Delivers Record Second Quarter Results

    July 23, 2013
    PPG Industries reported record second quarter net sales in 2013 of $4.1 billion, up 16 percent versus the prior year. Second quarter 2013 reported net income from continuing operations was $341 million, or $2.35 per diluted share. Adjusted net income…

  • Elevance-Wilmar Joint Venture Produces Renewable Performance Specialty Chemicals, Olefins and Oleochemicals

    July 23, 2013
    Wilmar International Limited, one of Asia’s leading agribusinesses, and Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc., a high-growth specialty chemicals company,  have begun shipping commercial products, including novel specialty chemicals, to custome…

  • BASF to Sell German Subsidiary for Wall Systems to ROCKWOOL

    July 23, 2013
    BASF has signed a contract with ROCKWOOL to sell BASF Wall Systems GmbH & Co. KG. The transaction comprises the German wall systems subsidiary including the Marktredwitz, Germany site. Currently, approximately 200 employees are working for the co…

  • Nippon Paint Launches New Product in Pakistan

    July 22, 2013
    Nippon Paint has launched Nippon Momento Special Effect Paint in the Pakistan market. The first-of-its-kind special effects decorative paint offers a textured, wallpaper-like finish. An effect-based paint, Nippon Momento leverages the unique and vast…

  • Solvay Novecare Names New Global Market R&D Manager for Coatings Business

    July 22, 2013
    Solvay Novecare has appointed Dr. Michael Rhodes global market R&D Manager of the Solvay Novecare Coatings Business Team. In his new position, Rhodes will develop and implement innovation strategies with both regional and global markets, as well…

  • PPG Directors Announce Quarterly Dividend of 61 Cents Per Share

    July 22, 2013
     The board of directors of PPG Industries  declared a regular quarterly dividend of 61 cents per share, payable Sept. 12 to shareholders of record Aug. 12. This marks the company’s 460th consecutive dividend payment. PPG has paid uni…