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Published January 3, 2012
OAO Severstal, one of the world's leading vertically integrated steel and steel related mining companies, announced that its steel production unit, the Cherepovets Steel Mill, has commissioned its second color-coating line (CCL-2). The total inv… Read More »
Published January 3, 2012
OAO Severstal, one of the world's leading vertically integrated steel and steel related mining companies, announced that its steel production unit, the Cherepovets Steel Mill, has commissioned its second color-coating line (CCL-2). The total inv… Read More »
Published November 16, 2011
BASF plans to establish the global headquarters of its dispersions and pigments division in Hong Kong. As of January 1, 2012, the division head and about 50 global positions, currently located in Ludwigshafen and Basel, Switzerland will transition to… Read More »
Published November 11, 2011
Celanese Corporation is set to acquire certain assets from Ashland Inc., including two product lines, Vinac and Flexbond, which will support the growth of the Celanese Emulsion Polymers business. The transaction is expected to close within 60 days. R… Read More »
Published November 11, 2011
Celanese Corporation is set to acquire certain assets from Ashland Inc., including two product lines, Vinac and Flexbond, which will support the growth of the Celanese Emulsion Polymers business. The transaction is expected to close within 60 days. R… Read More »
Published November 10, 2011
Lanxess is strengthening its portfolio of biocides with the acquisition of U.S.-based Verichem Inc. headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa. As a result, the German specialty chemicals company will  bolster its position in the U.S. material protection m… Read More »
Published November 10, 2011
Cristal Global, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has partnered with Outotec of Espoo, Finland to build a new fully scalable ilmenite-processing plant for Cristal Global in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia, estimated to become operational in Q4 2013. The plant will be constr… Read More »
The Adhesives and Sealants Market
By Kerry Pianoforte, Associate Editor
Published November 10, 2011
The adhesives and sealants market continues to be affected by the recession and raw material issues. Read More »
Differentiation: The Anecdote to a Disruptive Threat
By Phil Phillips, PhD, Contributing Editor
Published November 10, 2011
The core of any successful strategy is differentiation. Read More »
By Charles W. Thurston, Latin America Correspondent
Published November 10, 2011
The largest car producer in Latin America, Brazil is a key market for auto OEM paint suppliers. Read More »
Nanomaterials Defined?
By Sean Milmo, European Correspondent
Published November 10, 2011
Confusion still remains over what exactly nanomaterials are being defined as. Read More »
Published November 10, 2011
Lanxess is strengthening its portfolio of biocides with the acquisition of U.S.-based Verichem Inc. headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa. As a result, the German specialty chemicals company will  bolster its position in the U.S. material protection m… Read More »
Published November 10, 2011
Cristal Global, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has partnered with Outotec of Espoo, Finland to build a new fully scalable ilmenite-processing plant for Cristal Global in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia, estimated to become operational in Q4 2013. The plant will be constr… Read More »
Published November 8, 2011
Evonik has opened its first research and development center for additives for paints and coatings in Asia. A single-digit million US dollar amount has been invested to set up the “Tego Innovation Center” in two locations, Singapore and Sh… Read More »
Published November 8, 2011
Evonik has opened its first research and development center for additives for paints and coatings in Asia. A single-digit million US dollar amount has been invested to set up the “Tego Innovation Center” in two locations, Singapore and Sh… Read More »
Published November 3, 2011
Australia’s largest paint maker Dulux has expanded its presence in the growing Chinese market through a merger between its Chinese operations and Hong Kong-based Camelpaint group. Dulux will own 51 percent of the new company called DGL Camel In… Read More »
Published November 3, 2011
Australia’s largest paint maker Dulux has expanded its presence in the growing Chinese market through a merger between its Chinese operations and Hong Kong-based Camelpaint group. Dulux will own 51 percent of the new company called DGL Camel In… Read More »
Published November 3, 2011
Correction: In the first sentence of Coatings World’s breaking news item “DuPont exploring sale of its performance coatings unit” (Nov. 2), we mistakenly reported, “DuPont said it is considering the sale of its automotive pain… Read More »
Published November 1, 2011
The Swiss-based Clariant opened its new regional headquarters for South East Asia & Pacific and its new global textile chemicals headquarters, both located in Singapore. Clariant also inaugurated its newly built ethoxylation plant and application… Read More »
Published November 1, 2011
The Swiss-based Clariant opened its new regional headquarters for South East Asia & Pacific and its new global textile chemicals headquarters, both located in Singapore. Clariant also inaugurated its newly built ethoxylation plant and application… Read More »
Published October 31, 2011
Bayer MaterialScience AG has signed a contract for the sale of its Viverso GmbH subsidiary to Nuplex Industries Ltd., for €75 million. The company is a manufacturer of polymer resins based in New Zealand and Australia. Bayer MaterialScience will… Read More »
Published October 31, 2011
Daimler is the first automaker to introduce BASF's new iGloss clearcoat for OEM coatings. At its plant in Bremen, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe, SLK and SL models are coated with the scratch-resistant paint. The clearcoat is the top layer of t… Read More »
Published October 31, 2011
Quest Specialty Coatings (QSC) has acquired the coatings business of Patriot Paint, Portland, Ind. Patriot Paint was founded in 1980 and is a producer of coatings systems for metal substrates. From zero VOC, anti-corrosive transportation coatings to… Read More »
Published October 31, 2011
AkzoNobel said it is investing around €60 million to increase the production capacity of its automotive and aerospace coatings business in China. This investment will provide additional momentum for the company's accelerated growth strategy… Read More »
Published October 31, 2011
Bayer MaterialScience AG has signed a contract for the sale of its Viverso GmbH subsidiary to Nuplex Industries Ltd., for €75 million. The company is a manufacturer of polymer resins based in New Zealand and Australia. Bayer MaterialScience will… Read More »
Published October 31, 2011
Daimler is the first automaker to introduce BASF's new iGloss clearcoat for OEM coatings. At its plant in Bremen, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe, SLK and SL models are coated with the scratch-resistant paint. The clearcoat is the top layer of t… Read More »
Published October 31, 2011
Quest Specialty Coatings (QSC) has acquired the coatings business of Patriot Paint, Portland, Ind. Patriot Paint was founded in 1980 and is a producer of coatings systems for metal substrates. From zero VOC, anti-corrosive transportation coatings to… Read More »
Published October 31, 2011
AkzoNobel said it is investing around €60 million to increase the production capacity of its automotive and aerospace coatings business in China. This investment will provide additional momentum for the company's accelerated growth strategy… Read More »
Published October 26, 2011
The world’s biggest manufacturer of drug ingredients, Lonza Group AG, Basel, Switzerland has come into an agreement to buy Arch Chemicals Inc. for approximately $1.2 billion creating a global leader in the bacteria and fungi killing business.&n… Read More »
Published October 26, 2011
The world’s biggest manufacturer of drug ingredients, Lonza Group AG, Basel, Switzerland has come into an agreement to buy Arch Chemicals Inc. for approximately $1.2 billion creating a global leader in the bacteria and fungi killing business.&n… Read More »
PCI and Chemark team up for “Project Expand”
Published October 26, 2011
The Powder Coating Institute (PCI) has completed a new study that explores new opportunities in the powder coatings market. Titled “Project Expand” the study was commissioned by PCI in 2010 and awarded to The Chemark Consulting Group, Inc… Read More »
Published October 20, 2011
Arkema recently inaugurated two new plants for fluorinated polymers and rheology additives on the Changshu industrial platform in China. At the same time, Arkema also laid the foundation stone of its future research and development center in China, m… Read More »
Published October 20, 2011
For more than fifty years the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York has selected the wall colors to complement the celebrated collection of modern art showcased in its Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home on Fifth Avenue. Beginning this fall, the Gugg… Read More »
Published October 20, 2011
Arkema recently inaugurated two new plants for fluorinated polymers and rheology additives on the Changshu industrial platform in China. At the same time, Arkema also laid the foundation stone of its future research and development center in China, m… Read More »
Published October 20, 2011
For more than fifty years the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York has selected the wall colors to complement the celebrated collection of modern art showcased in its Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home on Fifth Avenue. Beginning this fall, the Gugg… Read More »
Published October 19, 2011
Ashland Inc. opened its new technical center in Mumbai, India where it will develop additives for the coatings and construction industries. The center offers the latest technologies for rheological additives, surfactants, foam-control agents, buffers… Read More »
Published October 19, 2011
Rhodia Novecare has expanded production capacity for specialty surfactants and polymers at its Zhenjiang, China site to help meet growing demand from local customers. Production technologies applied in Zhenjiang will help reduce waste water, salt pro… Read More »
Published October 19, 2011
PPG Industries has finalized the purchase agreement to acquire European coatings company Dyrup A/S, based in Copenhagen, Denmark, from its owner, Monberg & Thorsen, a public holding company. The final transaction value, including assumed debt, ha… Read More »
Published October 19, 2011
PPG Industries has finalized the purchase agreement to acquire European coatings company Dyrup A/S, based in Copenhagen, Denmark, from its owner, Monberg & Thorsen, a public holding company. The final transaction value, including assumed debt, ha… Read More »
Published October 19, 2011
Ashland Inc. opened its new technical center in Mumbai, India where it will develop additives for the coatings and construction industries. The center offers the latest technologies for rheological additives, surfactants, foam-control agents, buffers… Read More »
Published October 19, 2011
Rhodia Novecare has expanded production capacity for specialty surfactants and polymers at its Zhenjiang, China site to help meet growing demand from local customers. Production technologies applied in Zhenjiang will help reduce waste water, salt pro… Read More »
Published October 17, 2011
AkzoNobel has introduced a new marketing strategy for its decorative paints division by launching a single global brand identity for its retail consumer paint range. The "Let's Colour" identity includes the brands Dulux, Flexa, Levis, A… Read More »
Published October 17, 2011
Dürr has constructed an automotive paint shop for Beijing Hyundai Motors Company in the Chinese capital Beijing. Dürr is responsible for the construction of the entire paint shop, including the application, automation and conveyor technolog… Read More »
Published October 17, 2011
AkzoNobel has completed its acquisition of more than 95 percent of the shares of coatings manufacturer Schramm Holding AG. The deal was first announced in June of this year. Based in Germany and listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Schramm manufac… Read More »
Published October 17, 2011
The domestic waterborne coatings market in China is valued at approximately USD 2.3 billion in revenues as of year-end 2010, or roughly 1.2 million tons, according to a recent report by GCiS China Strategic Research. Acrylic-based waterborne coating… Read More »
Published October 17, 2011
AkzoNobel has introduced a new marketing strategy for its decorative paints division by launching a single global brand identity for its retail consumer paint range. The "Let's Colour" identity includes the brands Dulux, Flexa, Levis, A… Read More »
Published October 17, 2011
Dürr has constructed an automotive paint shop for Beijing Hyundai Motors Company in the Chinese capital Beijing. Dürr is responsible for the construction of the entire paint shop, including the application, automation and conveyor technolog… Read More »
Published October 17, 2011
AkzoNobel has completed its acquisition of more than 95 percent of the shares of coatings manufacturer Schramm Holding AG. The deal was first announced in June of this year. Based in Germany and listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Schramm manufac… Read More »
Published October 12, 2011
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and The Lubrizol Corporation have completed the acquisition of Lubrizol for $135 per share in an all-cash transaction. The transaction, having been approved by Lubrizol shareholders and having met all U.S. and non-U.S. regulat… Read More »
Published October 12, 2011
Evonik Industries has announced plans to build new research facilities for the paints and coatings industry and the cosmetics industry. The company is investing approximately €31 million in the Ruhr, Germany area. Klaus Engel, chairman of the e… Read More »



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