Latin America Reports


  • 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