Sep. 09, 2019Topics
The Together for Sustainability (TFS) initiative was launched in 2011 as a joint program of chemical companies for sustainable supply chains. Its goal is to develop and implement a global agenda to evaluate and improve sustainable ...
Jul. 19, 2019News & Opinions
In its first acquisition so far this year, AkzoNobel has agreed to buy French aerospace coatings manufacturer Mapaero for an undisclosed sum.
Jul. 11, 2019News & Opinions
AkzoNobel has announced plans to invest €3 million in three additional production lines for powder coatings at its site in Changzhou, China. The plant is the company’s largest of its type in the world.
May. 17, 2019Topics
Concluding AkzoNobel’s industry-first challenge called ‘Paint the Future’, five start-ups were rewarded with awards from AkzoNobel and one start-up received an additional award from challenge partner KPMG.
Apr. 10, 2019Topics
Availability and supply of essential resources for chemical production are getting increasingly challenging. At the same time, mankind has developed a throwaway mentality that is producing billions of tons of waste — waste that ...
Dec. 14, 2018News & Opinions
AkzoNobel has taken full ownership of AkzoNobel Swire Paints (ANSP), its decorative paints joint venture in China with Swire Industrial. The Dutch paints and coatings group has held the majority share in the company since 1989.
Nov. 06, 2018News & Opinions
AkzoNobel has boosted its presence in Asia with the acquisition of Malaysian paints and coatings manufacturer Colourland paints. Financial terms were not revealed.
Oct. 09, 2018News & Opinions
AkzoNobel's former Specialty Chemicals business has been relaunched as Nouryon. The move follows its acquisition by Carlyle and GIC, which closed on Oct. 1.
Dutch paints and coatings company AkzoNobel has announced it will pay out an additional €5.5 billion to shareholders following the €10.1 billion sale of its Specialty Chemicals business to US private equity investor Carlyle Group ...
Aug. 03, 2018Topics
Fifty years after the legendary British speedboat racer Donald Campbell died trying to break his own water speed record, his famous hydroplane Bluebird is making a triumphant return to the water this summer.
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