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Akzo Nobel NV to invest in performance coatings activities in Vietnam
Tuesday, 22 Sep 2015 04:00am EDT 

Akzo Nobel NV:To invest in performance coatings activities in Vietnam.The new production line in Dong Nai will be ready in November and will be supported by a 20 pct increase in workforce.Company also intends to open a new office for performance coatings in Ho Chi Minh City.  Full Article

Akzo Nobel to invest over 1.3 mln euros in pilot plant for coating resins
Monday, 31 Aug 2015 08:00pm EDT 

Akzo Nobel NV:Is to invest more than 1.3 million euros ($1.5 million) to build a pilot plant for coating resins at its performance coatings site located in felling, UK.Start-up is expected in Q1 of 2016.  Full Article

Akzo Nobel announces partnership with Siemens
Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015 04:00am EDT 

Akzo Nobel NV:Akzo Nobel working with Siemens AG to supply coatings for German power plant.Akzo Nobel’s Performance Coatings business is working with Siemens to provide coatings and corrosion protection for the expansion of a major power plant in Düsseldorf, Germany.  Full Article

Akzo Nobel gives FY 2015 guidance
Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015 01:00am EDT 

Akzo Nobel NV:Remains on track to deliver 2015 targets.  Full Article

Akzo Nobel to sell Zeta Fraction biofunctional technology to Ashland
Thursday, 2 Jul 2015 10:01am EDT 

Akzo Nobel NV:Sells Zeta Fraction biofunctional technology to Ashland Inc.Transaction expected to be completed in Q3 2015.  Full Article

Akzo Nobel supplies protective coatings for North Sea wind farm
Tuesday, 16 Jun 2015 08:00pm EDT 

Akzo Nobel NV:Supplies protective coatings for North Sea wind farm.  Full Article

Akzo Nobel NV and Evonik Industries AG announce production joint venture for chlorine/potassium hydroxide solution
Tuesday, 16 Jun 2015 02:03am EDT 

Akzo Nobel NV and Evonik Industries AG:Joined forces to build and operate new membrane electrolysis facility for potassium hydroxide solution and chlorine in Germany.Says start-up is expected by end of 2017.Says 50-50 joint venture involves construction and operation of a dedicated plant at AkzoNobel's existing site in Ibbenbüren.Says it will have an annual nameplate capacity of around 130,000 metric tons of potassium hydroxide solution and 82,000 metric tons of chlorine.Says financial details were not disclosed.  Full Article

Akzo Nobel and Dutch National Opera & Ballet agrees two-year partnership
Friday, 12 Jun 2015 04:00am EDT 

Akzo Nobel NV:Akzo Nobel and Dutch National Opera & Ballet agrees two-year partnership to help modernize the institute's theater in Amsterdam.Will provide its Sikkens paint products and color expertise as part of a program to upgrade the interior of the building.  Full Article

Akzo Nobel to build performance coatings facility in Thailand
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 02:00am EDT 

Akzo Nobel NV:To build 30 million euro performance coatings facility in Thailand.Project involves constructing a 120,000 square meter site within the Hemaraj Eastern Seaboard Industrial Estate in Chonburi.Says number of existing operations will be consolidated into new site.  Full Article

Akzo Nobel NV completes divestment of Paper Chemicals business
Monday, 4 May 2015 07:37am EDT 

Akzo Nobel NV:Says it has finalized the 153 million Euros divestment of its global paper chemicals business to Kemira.The deal was first announced in July 2014.  Full Article

Disappointing earnings weigh on European shares

LONDON, Oct 19 European shares fell in early deals on Wednesday after a slew of weak updates weighed on British firms Travis Perkins and Reckitt Benckiser , while Akzo Nobel's results were hit by a weak pound.