Miller Paint, Portland, OR/USA, is buying two ICI Paints Stores in its home state located in Portland and Salem, and owned by AkzoNobel. After the deal closes on Jan. 29, Miller plans to operate the Portland store as a new Performance Coatings Center, and consolidate the ICI Salem store into the existing Miller Paint store in Salem. In addition, Miller Paint and Amsterdam-based AkzoNobel have established a new strategic alliance. Miller Paint has acquired the exclusive rights to distribute the full range of Glidden Professional, Dulux and Devoe Coatings products, initially through 10 additional Miller Paint locations in the extended Portland and Salem market. Miller Paint is an employee-owned company that has been manufacturing and selling paint in the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S. for more than 120 years. It has 33 stores throughout Oregon and Washington.