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AkzoNobel Opens Dulux Concept Store in Shanghai

February 11, 2019 Business News
Featuring more than 200 colors from the Dulux range, as well as samples of paint textures and patterns, experts are also on hand to provide counseling and real-time demonstrations of customized designs and colors chosen by customers via apps and in-store virtual reality devices.

Industrial Physics, Inc. Acquires C&W Specialist Equipment Ltd.

February 11, 2019 Business News
Industrial Physics’ portfolio of brands address test and measurement needs in a range of industries with an emphasis on packaging and packaging-related applications including food and beverage, metal cans, flexible packaging, paper and plastics, paints and coatings, medical device, and consumer electronics.

Evonik Enters Implementation Phase of PA12 Complex

February 11, 2019 Business News
The €400 million project is expected to increase the Evonik’s overall capacity for PA12 by more than 50 percent, the company reported.

Cloverdale Paint Acquires Allcolour Paint Limited

February 11, 2019 Business News
The Allcolour acquisition provides 42 employees, industrial technology, manufacturing, and formulating capacity to the Cloverdale Paint Group. Allcolour will continue to operate as Allcolour in the short term but will be integrated into Cloverdale in the future. 

Axalta Opens Distribution Warehouse, Service Center, and Training Facility in Australia

February 11, 2019 Business News
The customer training facility in Sydney will use Axalta’s latest coating technologies, industry-leading training techniques, and advanced digital tools to enable its customers to deliver the highest quality refinish solutions to the end-user, while increasing their productivity and profitability, the company stated.

IMCD Opens a Coatings Application Laboratory in Turkey

January 25, 2019 Business News
The purpose of the new laboratory will be to offer formulation guidance, innovative solutions to overcome technical challenges, and product performance testing, IMCD stated.

Michelman Opens China Sustainability Center in Shanghai

January 25, 2019 Business News
The grand opening ceremony and facility tour featured presentations from both Steve Shifman, president & CEO of Michelman, and Kenneth Jarrett, former president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai.

AGC to Acquire Malgrat Pharma Chemicals

January 25, 2019 Business News
According to AGC, this acquisition will give the company its first FDA-registered site in Europe in the synthetic pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) business.

Nouryon Opens India HQ and Research Center

January 25, 2019 Business News
As part as Nouryon’s expansion efforts in India, the company has upgraded and expanded operations at its organic peroxides facility in Mahad, which is close to completion, as well as a new monochloroacetic acid plant in Gujarat.

JEC Group and EuCIA Partner to Promote Composites Industry

January 25, 2019 Business News
Joint efforts will begin during JEC World 2019, scheduled for March 13 in Paris where EuCIA will present the Eco Impact Calculator for Composites—a Life Cycle Analysis to allow the calculation of the environmental footprint related to a product, a process, or a service in terms of key impact parameters.