Keyword: paints


Barentz Buys Brazil’s Metachem

21.04.2023 -

Together with its Brazilian joint venture partner Tovani Benzaquen Ingredientes, Dutch distributor Barentz International has bought Metachem Industrial e Comercial and...


Lotte Ineos to Build Third VAM Plant in Korea

08.02.2023 -

Lotte Ineos Chemical, a joint venture of South Korea’s Lotte Chemical and UK-managed Ineos, has announced plans to increase overall production capacity for vinyl acetate...


AkzoNobel Spends €20 Million on Improving French Sites

14.07.2022 -

Dutch paints and coatings group AkzoNobel has announced it will spend €20 million to increase and improve production at two of its sites in France, creating around 30 new...


AkzoNobel Hikes China Paints Capacity

24.06.2022 -

Dutch paints and coatings group AkzoNobel has invested an undisclosed sum in a new production line in China for water-based texture paints.


Akzo Shareholders OK Specialty Chemicals Split

01.12.2017 - By a vote of 99.9%, AkzoNobel shareholders attending the company’s extraordinary general meeting in Amsterdam on Nov. 30 approved the proposed separation of the Specialty Chemicals...


AkzoNobel and Axalta in Merger Talks

30.10.2017 - Confirming market rumors, AkzoNobel said it has entered what it called “constructive discussions” with Axalta Coating Systems about a merger, adding that the combination of the two...


AkzoNobel Appoints CFO

26.09.2017 - AkzoNobel has hired a new chief financial officer to replace Maëlys Castella who stepped down from the role earlier this month for health reasons. Maarten de Vries, most recently...


Akzo Issues Profit Warning, CFO on Leave

11.09.2017 - The turmoil at AkzoNobel shows no signs of subsiding. The worst seemed over as the Dutch coatings producer temporarily ended a feud with activist investor Elliott Advisors in...