Posts Tagged ‘ AkzoNobel ’

Glass, Glazing and Fenestration Companies Named Among World’s Best Employers

Nov 1st, 2022

Forbes has released its sixth annual World’s Best Employers for 2022 and several glass, glazing and fenestration companies made the list. The winners were chosen based on an independent survey by Statista Inc. Statista polled 150,000 full- and part-time workers across 57 countries about their employment experience, including working conditions, salary, the potential for growth, […]

OnPace Finishing Solutions Teams Up with AkzoNobel’s Chemcraft Brand

Jun 4th, 2020

AkzoNobel, manufacturer of the Chemcraft brand of Industrial Wood Coatings, recently announced that Oregon-based OnPace Finishing Solutions joined its network of distributors. OnPace is based in Oregon City, Ore., and services cabinet manufacturing and furniture customers around northwest Oregon and southwest Washington. The company offers coatings for a variety of industries who offer wood applications, […]

AkzoNobel and Black Bear Team Up to Make Powder Coatings from Old Tires

Dec 11th, 2017

Tires that have reached the end of the road are being harvested for carbon black and used to produce powder coatings in a new partnership between AkzoNobel and Dutch company Black Bear. The Cradle-to-Cradle certified carbon black supplied by Black Bear, which is obtained from end-of-life tires, is being used as pigment in the eco-premium […]

AkzoNobel and Axalta End Merger Discussions

Nov 27th, 2017

Last week, AkzoNobel and Axalta Coating Systems ended their discussions regarding a potential merger of AkzoNobel’s paints and coatings business with Axalta. The companies announced on Tuesday that an agreement could not be reached. On October 30, in response to market speculation, AkzoNobel confirmed it was in constructive discussions with Axalta concerning a potential merger. […]

Coatings Companies in Talks About Possible Merger

Oct 30th, 2017

Just months after fending off a takeover bid by PPG, AkzoNobel is now in merger discussions with U.S.-based coatings company Axalta. Akzo and Axalta produce coatings for a variety of markets, including architectural building products. Reuters reported Friday that Akzo approached Axalta about a potential merger, and both companies confirmed the report Monday. Akzo said […]

PPG Ends AkzoNobel Takeover Bid

Jun 1st, 2017

PPG has withdrawn its $27.6 billion proposal to combine with AkzoNobel and will not pursue a public offer for all the issued and outstanding shares of the Dutch company. “We were hopeful throughout this process that AkzoNobel’s Boards would see the merits of our compelling proposal to combine our two great companies and create significant […]

PPG-AkzoNobel Drama Continues

May 25th, 2017

PPG’s attempt to acquire AkzoNobel appears far from over, despite the latter company rejecting a third takeover offer earlier this month. A group of AkzoNobel shareholders, led by activist hedge fund Elliott Advisors, sued the Dutch company Monday over its management’s rejection to discuss a possible deal with PPG. AkzoNobel previously turned down three increasingly […]

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