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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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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AkzoNobel Restructures Management, Calls EGM

01.08.2017 - Akzo Nobel has given its Executive Committee (managing board) a new structure following the departure of CEO Ton Büchner, who stepped down on Jul. 19, citing health reasons. In...

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Tikkurila Plans Russian Paints Plant

22.06.2017 - Finnish manufacturer Tikkurila is planning to invest in another paints plant in Russia in order to strengthen its position in the local market. The Vantaa-headquartered group has...