The National Association of Realtors (NAR) noted that this increase was largely accounted for by sales from first-time buyers, which NAR indicated were 34 percent of sales.
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.
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.
The group’s first agreement is to buy electricity from Windpark Krammer, which was established by two cooperatives together with 4,000 members in the province of Zeeland and the island of Goeree-Overflakkee.
A new manufacturing unit and a dedicated new laboratory to provide both application development and technical support is included in the project, Arkema stated.
Sea-Land will replace Harcros Chemicals, Inc. as Air Products’ distributor in Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska, Montana, South Dakota, and North Dakota.
The acquisition enables BASF’s Coatings division to broaden its automotive refinish portfolio in Asia Pacific by adding the Yinfan line of products to its global brands including Glasurit®, R-M®, baslac® and NORBIN®, the company stated.
Caldic will distribute Green Biologics’ bio-based, high purity chemicals, including n-butanol, acetone, and other associated products to customers in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East for a variety of key markets.
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