Keyword: Coating


AkzoNobel to Build Facility for Bisphenol-Free Coatings in Spain

17.11.2023 -

AkzoNobel is investing €32 million in a new plant at its Vilafranca site in Spain, which will produce bisphenol-free coatings for the metal packaging industry in Europe...


IMCD UK Buys Orange Chemicals

03.03.2023 -

In its second deal of 2023 so far, IMCD has acquired Orange Chemicals, a distributor covering the coatings & construction, advanced materials and other industrial markets...


Arkema to Buy Mexico’s Polimeros Especiales

25.07.2022 -

French specialty chemicals producer Arkema has announced it will acquire privately owned Mexican company Polimeros Especiales, a producer of high performance waterborne...


AkzoNobel to Buy Lankwitzer’s Wheel Liquid Coatings

08.07.2022 -

AkzoNobel has agreed to buy the wheel liquid coatings business of Berlin-based Lankwitzer Lackfabrik for an undisclosed sum.


IMCD Expands in China with Welex Buy

24.06.2022 -

IMCD China, part of Netherlands-headquartered multinational chemicals distributor IMCD, has agreed to take over specialty distribution company Welex, boosting its...

Research & Innovation

Paving the Way for Sustainable Infection Control

26.05.2021 -

LipoCoat is a biotech company specialized in ‘bio-inspired’ coatings that improve the safety, comfort, and performance of medical devices with a focus on health and...


Merck KGaA Opens Applications Lab in Shanghai

01.08.2017 - German pharmaceuticals, chemicals and life sciences group Merck has opened a new application laboratory for its Performance Materials business sector in Shanghai, China. The...


Cascades Sonoco Adds Coating Line in Alabama, USA

06.03.2017 - Cascades Sonoco, a manufacturer of coating and laminating technologies for the paper industry, will invest approximately $16 million to expand its facility in Birmingham, Alabama...