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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.

Dec 3, 2002 | Editorial

Noveon acquires CDI Dispersions assets, Crown Paints and Noble House Leisure Group opens first Color Bar, Degussa acknowledges pricing investigations in EU and USA

Yesterday, Noveon, Inc. announced that it has acquired certain assets, technology and other intellectual property from CDI Dispersions and that it will expand manufacturing capacity at its Noveon...

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Nov 26, 2002 | Editorial

Judge allows city to seek millions of dollars from lead-paint manufacturers, Fire at Reichhold Czech Republic plant, Crown Cork & Seal Co. reinitiates commercial production

As always, there’s a lot going on, here is just a sample: From the “been there, done that” file, we receive news of the lead paint suit being raised in St. Louis, MO. A judge has allowed the city...

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Nov 19, 2002 | Editorial

Valspar reports Q4 net income, Glidden dismissed from 3 lead paint lawsuits, DuPont settles one lawsuit over C8 contamination

Welcome to your early-week industry update from www.PaintandCoatings.com . The Valspar Corporation reported net income for the fourth quarter ending October 25, 2002 of $34,925,000, or $0.68 per...

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Nov 12, 2002 | Editorial

Sun Chemical acquires 50% interest in AIC France, CPS Color acquires Corob Group from Swisslog AG, DTT announces organizational changes

The stage that was set for the proliferation of lead-paint litigation seems to have been cleared by the Rhode Island mistrial and the New Jersey decision. The other trial that was gaining inertia...

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Nov 5, 2002 | Editorial

Federal money began flowing to fund lead abatement taskforces, NPCA to mobilize against asbestos litigation, TOR Minerals earns $137,000 for Q3

As the dust begins to settle on ICE 2002, we bid a fond and permanent adieu to New Orleans as a venue, looking forward to next year in Philadelphia and then every other year in Chicago after that...

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Nov 28, 2002 | Editorial

BIL to focus on turn around operations of under-performing units, Deadline extension for E.On's proposed RAG acquisition, Silver No. 1 vehicle color worldwide for 2002

Welcome to the late-week edition of the www.PaintandCoatings.com newsletter. In international news, Berger International Limited announced yesterday that they will focus immediately on turning...

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Nov 21, 2002 | Editorial

Degussa to close carbon black plant at Baytown, Durr not to meet its target for profit, PPG earnings for Q4 to be between 55 and 60 cents a share

Welcome to your late-week industry update from www.PaintandCoatings.com . In business news since last newsletter, Standard & Poor's says it has cut Rohm and Haas's long-term corporate credit and...

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Nov 14, 2002 | Editorial

BASF to increase capacity of polyisobutenes in Ludwigshafen, Chinese 'Ya Qi' rust resistant waterborne paint put into production, $300,000 compensation for injuries of spray can explosion

Welcome to your late-week industry update from www.PaintandCoatings.com . In industry news, BASF recently announced that they would increase their capacity in medium molecular weight...

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Nov 7, 2002 | Editorial

DuPont completes acquisition of ChemFirst Inc., Foster Wheeler subsidiary won FEEP development contract for China, Superior Court of New Jersey dismisses complaints against NL Industries

Welcome to your late-week industry news update from www.PaintandCoatings.com . DuPont announced today the completion of the acquisition of ChemFirst Inc. in a cash merger with a ChemFirst price...

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Oct 31, 2002 | Editorial

R. I. lead paint trial could not reach a verdict, DuPont to cut 650 positions, 2002 George Baugh Heckel award goes to Freidun Anwari

Welcome to your Thursday industry wrap-up from www.PaintandCoatings.com . First, an apology about our last issue. Due to the installation of new software, the mailing of the newsletter was delayed...

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