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Axalta Opens Learning and Development Center

November 21, 2016 Business News
Classes are designed to give students hands-on experience with the latest application techniques using advanced powder coating technology, the company stated.

BASF and Azelis Reach Distribution Agreement

November 21, 2016 Business News
Through this relationship, GMZ gains access to the Dispersions & Resins division of BASF.

Saudi Aramco Acquires Novomer’s Polyol Business

November 21, 2016 Business News
Saudi Aramco stated it plans to manufacture and market Converge and associated products through its subsidiary, Aramco Performance Materials LLC (APM).

PPG Completes Phase One of Expansion in Mexico

November 6, 2016 Business News
The AUDIOGUARD line includes waterborne, spray-applied coatings that provide vibration damping and interior vehicle noise reduction.

Green Biologics Partners with HOC Industries

November 6, 2016 Business News
According to the company, Green Biologics is in the process of starting its first commercial production facility for renewable n-butanol and acetone in Little Falls, Minn., and aims to begin commercial shipments to customers by late 2016.

Ferro Acquires ESL

November 6, 2016 Business News
Ferro expects synergies in excess of $10 million, with $6 million realized within the first three years of operation.

Beckers Opens Site in Poland

November 6, 2016 Business News
The three-year project has doubled the size of the production installation, warehouse, and office space to more than 6,000 square meters.

Sun Chemical and DIC Acquire Gwent Electronic Materials

November 6, 2016 Business News
The acquisition of the UK-based company is intended to expand Sun Chemical’s position in the printed electronics global marketplace, the company stated.

Axalta Prepares for Middle East Expansion

October 25, 2016 Business News
Shaver stated that with the new facility, Axalta will be more effective and efficient in building the brand and enabling customers to maximize the benefits of Axatla’s products, especially waterborne coating systems.

Sika Opens Factory in Brazil

October 25, 2016 Business News
According to Sika, bonding technology has huge advantages over welding and helps the automotive industry respond to current trends in modern vehicle construction, such as crash resistance, lightweight construction, and mixed material design.