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Norner Received Lloyd’s Accreditation for Marine Coating Testing

Norner has been certified as an independent testing institute accredited for the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and Performance Standards for Protective Coatings (PSPC) test standards.

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BASF Has Concluded the Divestment of its Global Pigments Business

At the end of June, global chemical company BASF has closed the divestment of its global pigments business.

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Teknos Strengthens its Commitment to Sustainability

Teknos has signed a finance agreement which for the first time provides a margin linked to its sustainability goals.

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Stardust Signs an Agreement with Hatwee for the Distribution of its Coatings in the Benelux Area

Stardust Powder Coatings has partnered with coatings supplier HaTwee to distribute its range of powder coatings in the Benelux countries.

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AkzoNobel to Acquire Grupo Orbis

AkzoNobel is expanding its position in South and Central America by acquiring Colombia-based paints and coatings company Grupo Orbis.

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Azelis and Röhm Expanded Their Partnership From 1 July 2021

Having collaborated for the past 10 years, Azelis and Röhm as of July 1st have decided to expand their partnership across EMEA region.

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Captain Tore Svensen Joins APC as Business Development Consultant

Captain Tore Svensen is the new business development consultant for APC’s MarineLINE cargo tank coating system.

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Clariant Completes the Divestment Program of Its Pigments Business

Clariant has reached an agreement with Heubach Group and SK Capital Partners to divest its Pigments business.

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IM GROUP among the 2021 Top 10 Technology Suppliers for the Chemical Industry

Manufacturing Technology Insights has included IM GROUP among the top 10 suppliers of technologies for the chemical industry in 2021.

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Teknos Outlines the Sustainability Actions Undertaken in 2020

Teknos has published a non-financial information (NFI) report, which describes the company’s sustainability actions in 2020.

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ABB PixelPaint has won the lnnovation and Entrepreneurship Award

ABB's PixelPaint robotic painting technology for the automotive industry has won the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award.

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The Protech Group Acquires Excalibur Paints & Coatings Ltd.

The Protech Group has reached an agreement to acquire the liquid coatings business of Excalibur Paints & Coatings Ltd. (Excalibur Paints) based in Wichita Falls, Texas, USA. 

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Adapta Aims to Reach its Carbon Neutrality Target by 2050

Through its new photovoltaic plant, Adapta is making a step forward in its journey to reach carbon neutrality by 2050.

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AkzoNobel’s Yacht Coatings Business Teams Up with The Water Revolution Foundation

In order to create a more sustainable yacht industry, AkzoNobel will be the new partner of the Water Revolution Foundation.

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Krautzberger has Launched its New Website

Starting from June 2021, Krautzberger is online with a new website.

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