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Henkel partners with one of Europe’s leading and most recognized independent institutes for recyclability testing and certification

Henkel: Company is currently not capable to predict with sufficient reliability the impact COVID-19 will have on its business performance in 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 29-Nov-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel (ETR: HEN3), a German chemical and consumer goods company, has announced a new partnership with cyclos-HTP Institute (CHI), one of Europe’s leading and most recognized independent institutes for recyclability testing and certification. … Read the full press release

Henkel to acquire an innovative startup developing coatings for the electronics market

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 13-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel (ETR: HEN3), a German chemical and consumer goods company, has announced acquisition of the U.S. based startup that develops innovative coatings for the electronics and accessories market. The Boston, Massachusetts start up … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel takes over the paints and coatings business in Africa of Kansai Paint, a Japanese leader in coatings

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 1-Jun-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel (AKZA: AKZOY), pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years, has announced the acquisition of the paints and coatings activities in Africa of Kansai Paint, … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel übernimmt das Farben- und Beschichtungsgeschäft in Afrika von Kansai Paint, einem japanischen Marktführer im Bereich Beschichtungen

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) AMSTERDAM, 1-Jun-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel (AKZA: AKZOY), Pionierarbeit für eine Welt voller Möglichkeiten, Oberflächen zu erschließen seit weit über 200 Jahren, hat die Übernahme der Farben- und Beschichtungsaktivitäten in Afrika von Kansai Paint, einem führenden japanischen Chemieunternehmen im … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel repurchased 138,048 of its own common shares for EUR 10.57 million

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 19-Apr-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel (AKZA; AKZOY), pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years, has announced an update on its share buyback program for the period between April 11, … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel’s 2022 Paint the Future startup challenge, the largest collaborative innovation ecosystem in the paints and coatings industry, to launch in India

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 14-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel (AKZA; AKZOY), pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years, has announced the launch of its 2022 Paint the Future startup challenge in India with … Read the full press release

Evonik unveils next generation innovative plasticizer that boasts excellent low-temperature flexibility and high UV resistance

(PRESS RELEASE) MARL, Germany, 25-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik (ETR: EVK), one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals, has announced the launch of the latest generation innovative plasticizer aimed at making products more durable. The new product called ELATUR® … Read the full press release

France’s largest independent manufacturer of specialty building solutions PRB Group joins Holcim

Biggest independent specialty building solutions company in France with Net Sales of EUR 340m Highly regarded brand with leadership in innovation and sustainability Double-digit annual growth rates driven by advanced energy-efficient and renovation solutions Accelerates Holcim’s growth in Solutions & … Read the full press release

Baltimore Innovations at U-Tech 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, UK, 26-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Moisture-control experts Baltimore Innovations have just announced their participation at U-Tech 2021 – the leading exhibition for the global polyurethane industry. The show will run from 16th until 18th November 2021, at … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel repurchased 215,310 of its own common shares between July 26 and 30, 2021 as part of its share buyback program

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 3-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel (AKZA; AKZOY), a Dutch multinational company global leader in paints and coatings, has announced it repurchased 215,310 of its own common shares in the period from July 26, 2021, up to and … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel opens registration for Paint the Future global startup challenge 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 18-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel invites startups to join the Paint the Future global startup challenge 2021. Startups are about to embark on another exciting journey of discovery and collaboration with AkzoNobel. Startups have until July 20 … Read the full press release

BASF breaks ground for the third phase of Innovation Campus Shanghai

Growing innovation capabilities will further accelerate innovations for BASF’s customers (PRESS RELEASE) SHANGHAI, China, 27-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The largest chemical producer in the world BASF announces groundbreaking for the third phase of its Innovation Campus Shanghai and the establishment … Read the full press release

Akzo Nobel strengthens its paints business in Spain with the closing of Titan Paints’ acquisition

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 2-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Akzo Nobel N.V. announces that it has completed the acquisition of Industrias Titan S.A.U. (Titan Paints). The acquisition of 100% of the shares of one of Spain’s best-known paint brands strengthens Akzo Nobel’s … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel no longer intends to pursue acquisition of Tikkurila

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 8-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Dutch multinational company which creates paints and performance coatings, Akzo Nobel N.V. announces that it no longer intends to acquire Tikkurila, following a competing, higher, offer for Tikkurila. Despite a strong cultural fit … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel’s basecoat/clearcoat system Aerodur 3001/3002 certified by Boeing for use locally in China

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 15-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel (AMS: AKZA), Dutch multinational paints and performance coatings manufacturer, has announced its aerospace coatings facility in Dongguan, China, has been qualified by aircraft manufacturer Boeing to color blend the company’s Aerodur 3001 … Read the full press release

Akzo Nobel N.V. issues €750 million bond on Luxembourg Stock Exchange

Akzo Nobel N.V. issues €750 million bond on Luxembourg Stock Exchange

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 8-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Dutch multinational paints and performance coatings company Akzo Nobel N.V. announced it has issued on April 7, 2020 ten-year maturity €750 million bond on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. The bond’s coupon is 1.625% … Read the full press release

China relies on AkzoNobel’s industry-leading coatings solution to protect its new polar icebreaker

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 29-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel‘s industry-leading coatings solution selected by Polar Research Institute of China to protect its first domestically built polar icebreaker, Xue Long 2 from harsh Arctic and Antarctic condition. Xue Long 2, a 12,366 … Read the full press release

Nanto Cleantech Inc victorious in BYK-Altana patent opposition lawsuit

Nanto Cleantech prevails in European Patent opposition proceedings against BYK-Chemie GmbH (represented by the Altana IP department), confirming its position in nanoclay applications in paints and coatings (PRESS RELEASE) NEW YORK, USA, 22-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Nanto Cleantech Inc., a … Read the full press release

Hempel’s current VP & COO Lars Petersson to become the company’s new CEO

(PRESS RELEASE) LYNGBY, 8-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Lars Petersson, currently Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer in Hempel A/S, has just been promoted to the position of CEO of Hempel A/S. He will succeed Henrik Andersen on that position … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel launches Paint the Future innovation challenge to accelerate innovation in paints and coatings

AMSTERDAM, 16-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — What if paint could clean the air; withstand extreme heat; reduce drag and fuel consumption; cope with conditions on Mars. AkzoNobel products already do this – now the plan is to go even further. That’s … Read the full press release

Hempel becomes the Official Coatings Partner of World Sailing

World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, is pleased to announce that Hempel, the world-leading supplier of trusted coating solutions, is to become the Official Coatings Partner of World Sailing. Kongens Lyngby, Denmark, 06-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Hempel was … Read the full press release

Jotun at Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) Middle East conference

Sandefjord, Norway, 22-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Jotun, leading global supplier of paints and coatings, has provided its products and services to 12 of the top 20 tallest buildings by 2020. Jotun, who will be exhibiting at Council on Tall Buildings … Read the full press release

Evonik: EMCO-INORTECH ULC appointed national distributor for the polyurethane Coatings, Adhesives & Sealants and Elastomers (CASE) market in Canada

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA, 15-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik Corporation has recently appointed Canadian chemical distributor of specialty raw materials, EMCO-INORTECH ULC, to act as its national distributor for the polyurethane Coatings, Adhesives & Sealants and Elastomers (CASE) market in Canada. As … Read the full press release

Jotun unveils the easiest way to design, specify, beautify and protect buildings worldwide with green building products

Jotun, leading supplier of paints and coatings, is launching Green Building Solutions (GBS) – the easiest way to design, specify, beautify and protect buildings worldwide with green building products. Sandefjord, Norway, 14-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Jotun offers an online green building … Read the full press release

BASF’s Chemetall brand strengthens its position in China by investing in state-of-the-art surface treatment site in Pinghu

Ludwigshafen, Germany, 06-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Surface Treatment global business unit of the Coatings division of BASF, operating under the Chemetall brand, invests in a state-of-the-art surface treatment site in the Dushan Port Economic Development Zone of Pinghu, Zhejiang … Read the full press release

Coatings manufacturer Hempel A/S to acquire 65 percent of decorative paint manufacturer J.W. Ostendorf

Global manufacturer of coatings, Hempel, sees tremendous growth in the market for decorative paint. Kongens Lyngby, Denmark, 02-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Hempel A/S has signed an agreement to acquire* 65 percent of one of Germany’s leading manufacturers of decorative paint, J.W. … Read the full press release

Covestro Q3-2016: EBITDA rose by 21.9%; Net income increased by 61.9%

Core volumes up 9.1% year-on-year / Adjusted EBITDA rose by 21.9% to EUR 574 million / Net income increased by 61.9% to EUR 259 million / Free Operating Cash Flow more than doubled / Forecast for full-year 2016 again raised … Read the full press release

High performance coatings from AkzoNobel used in the new cultural center in Athens due to be completed early next year

Visitors to a new cultural center in Athens that’s due to house the Greek National Opera will find that high performance coatings from AkzoNobel have taken center stage. AMSTERDAM, 5-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Being designed by renowned architects Renzo Piano Building Workshop, … Read the full press release

Bayer MaterialScience launches Innovation Hub in Shanghai, China

More than 200 experts to be employed in Shanghai Shanghai, 21-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Bayer MaterialScience has inaugurated a regional innovation hub for Asia Pacific in Shanghai, China. More than 200 experts will develop novel ideas for the use of high-performance … Read the full press release