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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 »
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 »
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