• RPMís fiscal 2005 sales rise 10.8%

    September 19, 2005
    || Fueled by organic growth, RPM reported record sales for the fiscal year ended May 31, 2005. The company’s net income and earnings per share declined compared with the 2004 fiscal year and fourth quarter, due to continued asbestos liability cost…

  • ICI PAINTsí Sales RISE 5%

    September 19, 2005
    || In the first half of 2005, ICI Paints’ sales rose five percent to £1.12 billion, with particularly strong performance in Asia helping to offset generally weak retail markets in Europe. In Asia, decorative sales rose 22% with “notab…

  • RPMís fiscal 2005 sales rise 10.8%

    September 19, 2005
    || Fueled by organic growth, RPM reported record sales for the fiscal year ended May 31, 2005. The company’s net income and earnings per share declined compared with the 2004 fiscal year and fourth quarter, due to continued asbestos liabilit…

  • ICI PAINTSí SALES RISE 5%

    September 19, 2005
    || In the first half of 2005, ICI Paints’ sales rose five percent to £1.12 billion, with particularly strong performance in Asia helping to offset generally weak retail markets in Europe. In Asia, decorative sales rose 22% with “…

  • RPM reports 3Q, nine month

    August 16, 2005
    || RPM International Inc. reported record sales for the fiscal third-quarter ended Feb. 28. However net income declined, due to continued higher raw material costs and asbestos liability costs, the company said. “Due to seasonal effects of winter…

  • S-Wís 2004 sales rise

    August 11, 2005
    || Sherwin-Williams’ consolidated net sales rose 16.7% in the fourth quarter to $1.5 billion and 13.1% percent in 2004 to $6.11 billion. Net sales results include the operations of three acquisitions not yet fully annualized in the fourth quarter…

  • Companies donate to tsunami-strick

    August 11, 2005
    || his department is usually devoted to the financial performance of companies in our industry. This month however, Coatings World is providing news on some of the charitable donations made by paint and coatings companies and their suppliers to victims…

  • Paint makers, suppliers Do Their

    August 11, 2005
    || Like individuals throughout the world, corporations—including those in the paint and coatings industry—are making donations and providing support to help those affected by the Dec. 26, 2004 tsunami, which has so far claimed the lives of m…

  • CIís 3Q results show more growth

    August 11, 2005
    || ICI has reported that for the third quarter, its paint unit recorded sales of £587 million, a two percent decline from the same quarter in 2003. Company officials said ICI saw substantial increases in raw material costs. “As in the seco…

  • Rohm and Haas

    August 11, 2005
    || Rohm and Haas reported third quarter sales in its coatings business of $627 million, a 12% increase over the same period in 2003, primarily driven by strong demand, higher pricing and favorable currency, according to the company. Demand was strong in…

  • Wattyl Suffers First

    August 11, 2005
    || Wattyl Suffers First quarter Sales Drop Australia-based Wattyl has reported a drop in first quarter sales, but said the sale of eight of its operations has removed the last of its loss-making businesses from its portfolio. Wattyl sold its struggl…

  • Asian Paints reports

    August 11, 2005
    || Asian Paints reports increased Net Sales Asian Paints reported consolidated sales rose 11.2% to $273 million for the six months ended Sept. 30. Profit before depreciation, interest and tax for the group increased by nine percent to $39 million. N…

  • RPM Reports on First

    August 11, 2005
    || RPM Reports on First quarter sales and earnings RPM International announced record sales and earnings for the first quarter ended Aug. 31. “Market demand remained solid in both our industrial and consumer segments during our fi…

  • Sherwin-Williams gets a boost from

    August 11, 2005
    || The Sherwin-Williams Company announced its financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended Sept. 30, 2004. Consolidated net sales increased 11.6% to $1.7 billion in the third quarter and 11.9% to $4.6 billion in the first nine month…

  • Akzo Nobel Coatings

    August 11, 2005
    || Akzo Nobel Coatings reports increased sales Akzo Nobel has reported that coatings sales for the third quarter 2003 have increased due to a combination of growth and acquisitions. Autonomous growth of four percent came mainly from Asia-Pacific and…