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WACKER Opens Technical Center for Tile-Adhesive Applications in Bengaluru

August 13, 2019 Business News
The technical center in Bengaluru adjoins a WACKER ACADEMY training center, the purpose of which is to intensify knowledge transfer in the local market, according to the company.

Chromaflo Technologies Acquires Liquid Colours’ Dispersion Division in Johannesburg

August 13, 2019 Business News
The newly acquired colorant dispersion division includes pigment dispersions and colorant technologies for decorative paint point of sale, in-plant systems, industrial coatings, and other applications that will be integrated into Chromaflo’s recently built plant in Johannesburg.

Ravago Chemicals North America Consolidates Channel Companies

August 13, 2019 Business News
The company added that this collective approach allows RCNA to quickly understand and react to changing market dynamics while leveraging the strengths of the legacy channels across the company.

Nordmann Expands Partnership with Venator

August 13, 2019 Business News
According to Venator, this will primarily affect the markets for Adhesives, Coatings & Inks, Elastomers, Lubricants, and Plastics.

PPG Announces $15 Million Investment in Singapore Aerospace Application Support Center

August 13, 2019 Business News
Scheduled for completion in the first quarter of 2020, PPG stated that the ASC will accommodate increased demand for aerospace sealants and coatings, chemical management services, and the packaging of third-party products.

Nouryon Acquires Zhejiang Friend Chemical Co.

July 29, 2019 Business News
Nouryon Acquires Zhejiang Friend Chemical Co. The company will also evaluate opportunities to expand operations at Jiaxing, according to Landfors.

AkzoNobel to Acquire Mapaero

July 29, 2019 Business News
The intended acquisition will strengthen AkzoNobel’s global position in aerospace coatings, notably in the structural and cabin coating sub-segments, and contribute directly towards delivering the company’s 2020 guidance, AkzoNobel stated.

Axalta Invests in Landshut Facility for Bonded Metallic Powder Coatings

July 29, 2019 Business News
Axalta reported that the production facility will enable the company to better respond to the increasing demand for high-quality metallic powder coatings, which are used specifically in architectural and design applications.

PPG to Acquire Dexmet Corporation

July 29, 2019 Business News
PPG has announced that it has reached a definitive agreement with private equity firm Sverica Capital Management LP to acquire Dexmet Corporation, a manufacturer of specialty materials for surfaces in aerospace, automotive, and industrial applications.

Maroon Group Acquires Amsyn, LLC

July 29, 2019 Business News
Maroon stated that through custom synthesis and formulation services, consultative support, and global sourcing capabilities, Amsyn is adapted to meet the full range of customers’ development, commercialization, and distribution needs.