Latin America Reports

  • Industrial Coatings

    Devcon-Permatex Merge

    The Devcon-Permatex merger will increase sales and distribution activity in Latin America.
    Charles W. Thurston 02.09.06

  • Venezuela Joins Mercosur

    By joining Mercosur, Venezuela has leveraged its investment options.
    Charles W. Thurston 01.12.06

  • Industrial Coatings  | Powder Coatings

    International Coatings Scene

    International Coatings Scene Europe The future of waterborne coatings Waterborne coatings seek to gain favor, however they still face stiff challenges moving ahead. By Sean Milmo - European Correspondent Producers of waterborne coating…

  • Enviroline eyes expansion

    Enviroline Group is building out a network of representatives and licensees in several key Latin American countries with the goal of adding 25% to its undisclosed U.S. sales within the next year, said Teresa Valdes, the Latin America and Caribbean ma…

  • Industrial Coatings

    Latin America Report

    The accelerating pace of infrastructure development in the Mercosul countries of South America is helping to drive up the demand for industrial paints and coatings beyond the more traditional demands of key industrial sectors, said Douglas Leslie, the general manager of marine industrial coatings at Akzo Nobel, in Sao Paulo.
    Charles Thurston 08.11.05

  • Sherwin-Williams Deal For Comex Must Change

    Blocked in its initial attempt to acquire Mexico’s leading paint producer Comex for $2.3 billion, Sherwin-Williams is “aggressively” pursuing alternative routes to the purchase, CEO Christopher M. Connor has vowed. The Mexican anti-…
    Charles W. Thurston, Latin America Correspondent 11.30.-1