Paints and Coatings

Chemical Week's Paint and Coatings Directory is a unique opportunity for producers and technology suppliers to reach senior executives in the chemical industry, including more than 1000 formulators.

The directory will be published in October 2019 and will be:

  • Sent to CW’s 20,000 subscribers
  • Distributed at:
    • American Coatings Association (Oct 15-16, 2019, Chicago)
    • American Coatings Show (Mar 31 - Apr 2, 2020, Indianapolis)

 

Latest insight

Tikkurila reports increased profit on price hikes, efficiency program

Paints and coatings producer Tikkurila (Vantaa, Finland) has reported first-quarter adjusted operating profit of €8.2 million, more than doubling year on year (YOY), on flat revenue of €129 million.

AkzoNobel's net income falls in the face of market headwinds

AkzoNobel has reported first-quarter net income of €65 million ($73 million), down from €253 million in the year-ago quarter.

Axalta misses estimates on broadly lower volumes

Axalta today reported first-quarter net income down 17.8% year on year (YOY), to $98.6 million, on sales down 4.5%, to $1.12 billion.

Sherwin-Williams falls short of estimates on mixed volumes

Sherwin-Williams (SW) reports net income down 2.0% year-on-year (YOY), to $245.2 million, on sales up 1.9%, to $4.04 billion.

Nippon Paint to acquire DuluxGroup for $2.7 billion

Nippon Paint says it plans to acquire DuluxGroup (Clayton, Australia) for ¥300.5 billion ($2.7 billion).

Lonza makes a solid start to 2019

Lonza says that it had a "solid start to the year 2019 with continued positive momentum in its core healthcare businesses." Financial details have not been disclosed.

PPG completes acquisition of German auto coatings maker

PPG Industries says it has closed the acquisition of Hemmelrath (Klingenberg, Germany), a maker of coatings for automotive OEMs.


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