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In his renowned editorial, our expert Mark Drukenbrod is featuring and analyzing biweekly a comprehensive digest of international coatings industry news. You can receive these editorials through our Newsletter.

Jan 3, 2017 | Editorial

Dow Receives Sustainability Award, NSF & RCMA Create Product Category Rule for Roof Coating Materials, Ferro Closes Purchase of Cappelle Pigments

RPM announced that it signed an agreement to acquire SPS Group and Hexion has planned to build a new European technology center. Dunn-Edwards announced that it entered into a merger agreement with...

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Dec 20, 2016 | Editorial

Kansai Paint to Purchase Helios Coatings Group, Evonik Acquires J.M. Huber’s Silica Business, PPG Announces Restructuring Actions

BASF completed the acquisition of Chemetall and AkzoNobel wrapped-up its acquisition of BASF’s industrial coatings business. WACKER Chemie announced that they will build a pyrogenic silica its...

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Dec 13, 2016 | Editorial

Sadara Chemical Celebrates its Success, AIMPLAS Develops Powder Gelcoat Coating, LOT Polish Airlines Selects PPG’s Topcoat and Primer System

BASF inaugurated its new automotive refinish facility in China and INX acquired inkmaker Creative Industria. Axalta is increasing capacity at its Landshut, Germany powder plant and more...

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Dec 6, 2016 | Editorial

Jotun Inaugurates Factory in Oman, I-Tech Receives Award for Marine Coating, OSGA to Focus on Production of Sugar for Biochemicals

Croda officially opened its office in Tehran, Iran and Sun Chemical will receive an award for its Sunbar (Aerobloc) product. Corbion and Kraton gained European certification for bio-based products...

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Nov 29, 2016 | Editorial

Heubach to Expand its Bismuth Vanadate Pigments Capacity, Stahl Acquires Eagle Performance Products, UNIST Engineers Develop Paintable TE Material

A TÜV study revealed that BASF’s integrated paint process improves eco-efficiency and PPG paint was picked by Airbus for one of its A350-1000 launch aircraft. Michelman will present at China Coat...

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Dec 22, 2016 | Editorial

BASF Completes Acquisition of Chemetall, WACKER to Start-up Pyrogenic Silica Plant in the US, AkzoNobel Acquires BASF’s Industrial Coatings Business

NSF International and RCMA have created the first product category rule in North America for roof coating materials and LiquiGlide received three new patents for its slippery coating technology and...

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Dec 15, 2016 | Editorial

BASF Inaugurates Automotive Refinish Facility, INX Acquires Creative Industria, Axalta to Expand its Powder Coatings Production Capacity

Kansai Paint announced plans to purchase Helios Group and turn it into Kansai’s European center for R&D and business development and Evonik has acquired the silica business of J.M. Huber for USD 630...

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Dec 8, 2016 | Editorial

Croda Opens Office in Tehran, Corbion and Kraton Get European Certification for Bio-based Products, Green Biologics Receives USDA Certification for its Biochemicals

AIMPLAS has developed a powder gelcoat coating with electrical conductivity properties and Sadara Chemical celebrated its success and contribution to Saudi Arabia’s growth and economic...

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Dec 1, 2016 | Editorial

BASF’s Integrated Paint Process Improves Eco-efficiency, Element Materials Opens Coatings Center of Technical Excellence, Airbus Selects PPG’s Coatings for its Aircraft

Sherwin-Williams was among the winners at the BCF Awards and Jotun opened its new facility in Oman. I-tech got an award for its Selektope marine antifoulant and more...

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Nov 24, 2016 | Editorial

BASF to Sell its Inorganic Specialties Business, Huntsman's New Shanghai Campus to Focus on PU Business, New Eco-friendly De-icing Coating

Showa Denko announced that they will acquire non-stick coating manufacturer GMM Group and Airbus has selected PPG’s coatings for its new aircraft. Jotun welcomes the new ISO 19030 standard and more...

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