• LaPolla Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End Results

    May 17, 2007
    LaPolla Industries, Inc. has reported increased sales in both its coatings and paints segments for the fourth…

  • Akzo Nobelís revenues up 12% in

    March 19, 2007
    Revenues at Akzo Nobel’s Coatings division grew 12% to a record €6,209 million and EBIT before incidentals was up 22% to €518 million. Car refinishes continued its turnaround, with revenues rising four percent. Industrial activities p…

  • otun turnover increased

    March 19, 2007
    Jotun turnover increased by more than NOK 1 billion 2006 was yet another strong year for Jotun, with the group continuing to develop with higher sales and improved profits compared with 2005. Jotun’s sales totaled NOK 7,733 million in 200…

  • Valspar Reports 1Q Results

    March 19, 2007
    Valspar Reports 1Q Results The Valspar Corporation reported net income for the first quarter ended January 26, 2007 of $23,598,000 compared to net income of $22,541,000 for the comparable period last year. Sales for the quarter increased 10.3% to $6…

  • Masco Reports Record

    March 19, 2007
    Masco Reports Record Sales For 2006 Masco Corporation reported that net sales from continuing operations for the year ended December 31, 2006 increased two percent to a record $12.8 billion compared with $12.6 billion for 2005.…

  • ICI Paints Grew 12% in 4Q

    March 19, 2007
    ICI Paints Grew 12% in 4Q Sales for the quarter at Rs 192 cr reflects a growth of 12% over the corresponding period last year. Key brands in the decorative segment grew well ahead of the market, which together with improved margins and control on fi…

  • Cabot Reports 1Q Results

    March 19, 2007
    Cabot Reports 1Q Results Cabot Corporation reported net income of $54 million for the first quarter of 2007. This is compared to net income of $24 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2006.…

  • Sherwin-Williams Reports 2006

    March 19, 2007
    The Sherwin-Williams Company announced its financial results for the year and fourth quarter ended December 31, 2006. Consolidated net sales increased $619.1 million, or 8.6%, to $7.81 billion in the year and $84.5 million, or 4.9%, to $1.79 billion…

  • DuPont Reports 4Q and

    March 19, 2007
    Pre-tax operating income (PTOI) for DuPont’s Coatings & Color Technologies segment was $282 million versus $153 million earned in the hurricane-impacted fourth quarter 2005. Excluding significant items, PTOI increased 31% due to higher tita…

  • PPG Reports 4Q Results

    March 19, 2007
    In the fourth quarter, PPG’s coatings sales increased $287 million, or 21%, due to the impact of acquisitions, improved sales volumes in Europe and Asia, increased selling prices and a positive foreign currency impact. Segment earnings were up…

  • RPM reports record sales and income

    February 6, 2007
    RPM International, Inc. has reported record sales and net income for its fiscal 2007 second quarter ended Nov. 30, 2006. According to the company, strong sales and earnings growth in the company’s larger industrial segment offset slower growth…

  • H.B. Fuller Reports 4Q

    February 6, 2007
    H.B. Fuller’s net revenue for this year’s fourth quarter was $395.6 million, up 0.3% versus the fourth quarter last year. Fourth quarter net income was $75.7 million versus $23.3 million in last year’s fourth quarter. This year&rsqu…

  • ICA Group Reports

    February 6, 2007
    ICA Group, the leading Italian manufacturer of special coatings for wood, closed off 2006 with a consolidated turnover of €98 million—up 13.5% on the previous year. Underpinning this positive result is the company’s increasing turnov…

  • Valspar reports 4Q and full year

    January 17, 2007
    The Valspar Corporation reported record sales and earnings for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended Oct. 27, 2006. Reported net income for the fourth quarter increased two percent to $52,141,000 from $50,966,000 last year. Sales for the fourth q…

  • DuPont updates Fourth Quarter Reported Earnings

    January 17, 2007
    DuPont updated its fourth quarter 2006 earnings outlook for significant items. The company previously announced that 2006 reported earnings were expected to be approximately $2.86 billion. The company said additional items will be included in its fou…