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21.01.2019

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Nouryon Builds New HQ and Research Center

The company has set up its new facilities in Mumbai to improve its expanding operations. Nouryon has also undertaken vital projects which comprise expansion and upgradation of the firm’s organic peroxides facility in Mahad along with a new monochloroacetic acid plant in Gujarat.

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14.01.2019

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Nouryon Launches Third Edition of Imagine Chemistry Challenge

Nouryon has officially launched the third edition of its Imagine Chemistry collaborative innovation challenge. With this program, the company invites startups, scale-ups, university spin-outs, and other potential partners to tackle chemistry-related challenges and uncover new way...

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11.01.2019

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Akzo Nobel Announces its "Paint the Future" Startup Challenge

Calling all startups, scale-ups, entrepreneurs and innovators, Akzo Nobel started the first edition of its "Paint the Future - the startup challenge" to discover new and revolutionary solutions that are intended accelerate innovation in the world of paints and coatings.

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11.01.2019

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Akzo Nobel Announces its "Paint the Future" Startup Challenge

Calling all startups, scale-ups, entrepreneurs and innovators, Akzo Nobel started the first edition of its "Paint the Future - the startup challenge" to discover new and revolutionary solutions that are intended accelerate innovation in the world of paints and coatings.

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04.11.2018

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Akzo Nobel Strengthens Footprint in Asia by Acquiring Colourland Paints

Akzo Nobel has strengthened its business in Asia by acquiring 100 % shares in Colourland Paints — a home-grown paints and coatings manufacturer with wide distribution across Malaysia.

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23.09.2018

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Akzo Nobel Completes Acquisition of Polinox

Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals has completed its acquisition of Polinox, a Brazilian producer of ketone peroxides, an essential ingredient in the manufacture of polymers.

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10.09.2018

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Photanol to Construct Demo Plant for Producing Chemicals from Sunlight

Photanol and Akzo Nobel have collaborated to work on a specialised technology which makes use of cyanobacteria. This bacteria assists the technology to produce chemical building blocks from carbon dioxide.

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24.07.2018

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Akzo Nobel and Renmatix to Develop Biomass-Derived Additives

Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals and Imagine Chemistry winner Renmatix will jointly develop biomass-based performance additives that are intended to improve the properties of architectural paints and construction materials.

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24.07.2018

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Akzo Nobel and Renmatix to Develop Biomass-Derived Additives

Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals and Imagine Chemistry winner Renmatix will jointly develop biomass-based performance additives that are intended to improve the properties of architectural paints and construction materials.

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20.07.2018

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Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals to Take Over Brazilian firm Polinox

The acquisition is expected to strengthen Akzo Nobel’s presence in the South American market. The company also intends to acquire Polinox's brands and trademarks as well as its customer list and production know how.

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20.07.2018

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Akzo Nobel Publishes Results for Q2

Akzo Nobel has published its results for the second quarter 2018. The company announced that it was executing on the first phase of their transformation into a focused Paints and Coatings company. Revenue increased in all Performance Coatings segments except Marine and Protective...

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09.07.2018

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Akzo Nobel to Build 105-Million Dollar Organic Peroxide Production Facility

In order to meet the domestic demand of organic peroxide and support the government’s strategy of upgrading the country’s chemical industry, the conception of the new plant has been undertaken. The plant will increase capacity expansions between 30 % – 70 %.

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05.07.2018

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Akzo Nobel to Increase Chlormethanes Capacity in Frankfurt Again

Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals has started design work for a second expansion of chloromethanes capacity at its site in Frankfurt, Germany. The project will take place in several steps over the next five years and will raise total capacity by up to 50 %.

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03.07.2018

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Akzo Nobel to Upgrade Rotterdam Plant

Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals announced that it will upgrade its Rotterdam chlor-alkali plant to strengthen development of the local industrial cluster.

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19.06.2018

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Akzo Nobel Acquires Romanian Paint Producer

Akzo Nobel has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 % of the shares of Fabryo Corporation, a Romanian producer of decorative paints.

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13.06.2018

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Akzo Nobel to Build Demo Plant for More Sustainable Ethylene Amines

Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals has broken ground for a demonstration plant to showcase a more sustainable technology platform for producing ethylene amines and their derivatives from ethylene oxide. Located at its Stenungsund site in Sweden, the facility is to mark the next step ...

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01.06.2018

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Akzo Nobel Signs Two-Year Supply Deal for Foul Release Coating with Nakilat

Akzo Nobel has secured a two-year deal to continue supplying its Intersleek 1100 SR foul release coating to Qatari shipping and maritime giant Nakilat (Qatar Gas Transport Company).

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23.05.2018

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Akzo Nobel Expands Capacities for Organic Peroxide

Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals has broken ground on a project to expand production capacity and upgrade its organic peroxides facility in Mahad, India.

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23.04.2018

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Akzo Nobel and Inoes Sign Co-Operation Agreement

Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals and Ineos Nitriles have signed a long-term co-operation agreement that will allow Akzo Nobel to expand its production of biodegradable chelates, used in detergents and other industries, utilizing one of Ineos Nitriles' chemical products.

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27.03.2018

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Akzo Nobel Sells Speciality Chemicals Business to The Carlyle Group

Akzo Nobel is going to sell 100 % of its Specialty Chemicals business to The Carlyle Group and GIC for an enterprise value of $ 12.5 billion, the company announced.

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26.03.2018

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Akzo Nobel Introduces New Organic Peroxide System for PVC Producers in the US

Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals announced the introduction of the first-ever emulsion-based organic peroxides in the US for the manufacture of polyvinyl chloride (PVC).

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20.03.2018

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Consortium Receives First Power from Dutch Wind Farm

Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals, DSM, Google and Philips have started receiving power from the Bouwdokken wind farm in the Netherlands. The companies established an energy purchasing consortium that enabled construction of two Dutch wind farm projects.

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15.03.2018

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Akzo Nobel Presents Digital Report 2017

Chemical company Akzo Nobel released an interactive report about their business. It provides vital information on the company’s journey in the past one year.

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07.03.2018

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First Membrane Electrolysis Plant in Germany Completed

Chemieanlagenbau Chemnitz GmbH (CAC) has announced the completion of its first chlor-alkali electrolysis plant in Germany.

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19.02.2018

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Waste-to-Chemistry Project at Port of Rotterdam Takes Shape

A consortium of companies comprising Air Liquide, Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals, Enerkem and the Port of Rotterdam has signed a project development agreement covering initial investments in an advanced waste-to-chemistry facility in Rotterdam.

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14.02.2018

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Akzo Nobel & Evonik JV Commences Chlorine and Potassium Hydroxide Production

Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals and Evonik Industries have started production at their new joint venture plant in Ibbenbüren, Germany. The membrane electrolysis technology is being used by the facility to produce 120,000 metric tonnes of potassium hydroxide and 75,000 metric tons ...

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