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Ashland Announces Adhesives Partnership for Netherlands and Belgium

February 26, 2019 Business News
The partnership agreement includes all Ashland PureRad™ UV/EB, H-UV & LED curable laminating adhesives, and PSAs including Pureseal™ water-based adhesives for the printing industry.

PPG to Invest in South Carolina Coatings Services Facility

February 26, 2019 Business News
Scheduled for completion in August 2019, the expansion is designed to accommodate increased demand for class A coatings application and value-added services for the automotive and large truck markets, PPG reported.

BASF Invests in Alchemist Accelerator

February 26, 2019 Business News
Since Alchemist’s debut in 2013, 24 companies funded by Alchemist have been acquired and more than a hundred have gone on to raise significant funding rounds from the top venture capital firms in the Silicon Valley

Grace Expands Colloidal Silica Manufacturing in Germany

February 26, 2019 Business News
It will broaden Grace’s technology platforms, significantly increase capacity for Grace’s LUDOX® portfolio of colloidal silica products, and add flexibility to the company’s global manufacturing network, Grace stated.

DCC LANSCO® Expands Organic Manufacturing Capacity   

February 26, 2019 Business News
DCC LANSCO has announced plans to install a production line for the manufacture of organic pigments.

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.