• PPG to acquire Spraylat

    October 18, 2012
    || PPG Industries has reached a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets of Spraylat Corp., a privately-owned industrial coatings company based in Pelham, New York. The transaction is expected to close in late 2012 subject to regulatory approval a…

  • PPG to acquire Spraylat

    October 18, 2012
    || PPG Industries has reached a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets of Spraylat Corp., a privately-owned industrial coatings company based in Pelham, New York. The transaction is expected to close in late 2012 subject to regulatory approval a…

  • Cytec expands manufacturing sites for Cyasorb UV light stabilizers in N. America and China

    October 18, 2012
    || Cytec Industries Inc. has completed capacity expansions at two manufacturing sites for Cyasorb light stabilizers. In North America, the manufacturing expansions in Willow Island, West Virginia, offers additional capacity to support the global growth…

  • Cytec expands manufacturing sites for Cyasorb UV light stabilizers in N. America and China

    October 18, 2012
    || Cytec Industries Inc. has completed capacity expansions at two manufacturing sites for Cyasorb light stabilizers. In North America, the manufacturing expansions in Willow Island, West Virginia, offers additional capacity to support the global growth…

  • AkzoNobel publishes Q3 2012 results

    October 18, 2012
    || Akzo Nobel N.V. reported a 6% increase in third quarter revenue compared with the same period last year. This was due to favorable currency effects and pricing actions. EBITDA for Q3 was 7% higher at €540 million. AkzoNobel has undertaken a pru…

  • AkzoNobel announces leadership changes

    October 18, 2012
    || AkzoNobel announced that the Supervisory Board and Board member Leif Darner have mutually agreed that he will step down from the Board of Management at the 2013 AGM in April. Conrad Keijzer, currently managing director of AkzoNobel Industrial Coating…

  • AkzoNobel announces leadership changes

    October 18, 2012
    || AkzoNobel today announced that the Supervisory Board and Board member Leif Darner have mutually agreed that Leif will step down from the Board of Management at the 2013 AGM in April. Conrad Keijzer, currently Managing Director of AkzoNobel Industrial…

  • AkzoNobel publishes Q3 2012 results

    October 18, 2012
    || Akzo Nobel N.V. reported a 6% increase in third quarter revenue compared with the same period last year. This was due to favorable currency effects and pricing actions. EBITDA for Q3 was 7% higher at €540 million. AkzoNobel has undertaken a pru…

  • ASTM International Paint Committee developing proposed standards on aerosol products and artists pastels

    October 17, 2012
    || Proposed ASTM standards for aerosol products and artists pastels are among the current activities of Subcommittee D01.57 on Artist Paints and Related Materials, part of ASTM International Committee D01 on Paint and Related Coatings, Materials and App…

  • Eastman Chemical Company joins WBCSD

    October 17, 2012
    || Eastman Chemical Company has joined The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). The company will be closely involved with the WBCSD’s new Chemical Sector, “Reaching Full Potential” project. Eastman produces a br…

  • Lubrizol to discuss UV-cured coatings and applications at International Woodcoatings Congress

    October 17, 2012
    || The Lubrizol Corporation will participate at the PRA (Paint Research Association) 8th International Woodcoatings Congress in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 30 - 31, 2012 at the Mercure Hotel. The biennial event attracts professionals from the gl…

  • ASTM International Paint Committee developing proposed standards on aerosol products and artists pastels

    October 17, 2012
    || Proposed ASTM standards for aerosol products and artists pastels are among the current activities of Subcommittee D01.57 on Artist Paints and Related Materials, part of ASTM International Committee D01 on Paint and Related Coatings, Materials and App…

  • CEO Ton Büchner expected to return to AkzoNobel year-end

    October 17, 2012
    || AkzoNobel's Supervisory Board  received an update on the progress of CEO Ton Büchner's recovery. Following a Supervisory Board meeting, the company reported that medical specialists expect the CEO to fully recover and that it is ant…

  • Eastman Chemical Company joins WBCSD

    October 17, 2012
    || Eastman Chemical Company has joined The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). The company will be closely involved with the WBCSD’s new Chemical Sector, “Reaching Full Potential” project. Eastman produces a br…

  • CEO Ton Büchner expected to return to AkzoNobel year-end

    October 17, 2012
    || AkzoNobel's Supervisory Board  received an update on the progress of CEO Ton Büchner's recovery. Following a Supervisory Board meeting, the company reported that medical specialists expect the CEO to fully recover and that it is ant…