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22.09.2019

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Nouryon and Van Remmen Cooperate to Remove Pharmaceutical Pollution from Waste Water

Nouryon has joined forces with water treatment company Van Remmen UV Technology on a novel method to address the growing concern of pharmaceutical micropollutants in waste water.

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22.08.2019

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Nouryon Announces Investment in Metal Alkyls Plant in Rotterdam

Nouryon has made a series of investments at its metal alkyls plant in Rotterdam to improve efficiency and increase capacity. The projects are to enable the company to continue meeting growing demand from customers in the polymer industry and improve supply reliability in Europe.

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09.06.2019

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Nouryon Announces New Operations Structure

Nouryon has announced a new organizational model as part of its strategy to accelerate growth and drive performance improvement. The new model, which will take effect January 1, 2020, is organized around three market-focused businesses supported by a centralized Operations and Fu...

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06.06.2019

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Nouryon Increases Production of Expandable Microspheres in Sweden

Nouryon has completed a $ 22.5 million project at Sundsvall, Sweden that raises production capacity for its Expancel expandable microspheres. These products are used to enhance the properties of products ranging from shoe soles and food packaging to wind turbines.

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07.04.2019

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Nouryon Commences Chloromethanes Expansion in Frankfurt

Nouryon announced that it would start construction in May on a project to further increase capacity for chloromethanes at its site in Frankfurt, Germany. The expansion is expected to be completed in 2020.

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27.03.2019

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Nouryon to Double Organic Peroxides Capacity in Mexico

Nouryon will double production capacity for solvent-based organic peroxides at its Los Reyes, Mexico site, enabling it to support the strong growth of the North American polyolefin and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) markets. The expansion is expected to be completed by the second quart...

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03.01.2018

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Akzo Nobel Appoints Renier Vree as CFO of Speciality Chemicals Business

Akzo Nobel announced the appointment of Renier Vree as Chief Financial Officer of its Specialty Chemicals business, effective March 1, 2018.

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19.12.2017

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Akzo Nobel Increases Production of High-Purity Salt

Akzo Nobel's Specialty Chemicals business is studying plans to expand production of high-purity vacuum salt at its Delfzijl site in the Netherlands. The project would increase output at the facility by around 25 %.

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13.09.2017

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Akzo Nobel's Decorative Paints Business Opens Hi-Tech Facility in the UK

Akzo Nobel has officially opened a new paint plant in Ashington, UK. The hi-tech facility, which cost more than € 100 million to build — represents the largest ever global investment by the company’s Decorative Paints business.

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24.07.2017

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Akzo Nobel Announces Expansion Plans at Hilden Site

More than 500 guests celebrated 150 years of industrial production at Akzo Nobel's site in Hilden, Germany. On the occasion, the company announced plans to increase the current number of employees from 330 to 450 people.

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10.07.2017

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Akzo Nobel to Increases Capacity for Expandable Microspheres

Akzo Nobel's Specialty Chemicals business is investing more than € 20 million to increase production capacity in Sweden for its Expancel product line for expandable microspheres.

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10.07.2017

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Akzo Nobel to Increases Capacity for Expandable Microspheres

Akzo Nobel's Specialty Chemicals business is investing more than € 20 million to increase production capacity in Sweden for its Expancel product line for expandable microspheres.

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08.06.2017

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Akzo Nobel Invests in Micronutrients for Plants

Akzo Nobel announced that it plans to invest more than € 10 million in Sweden to expand the capacity for its chelated micronutrients, which are used as essential ingredients in agriculture.

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19.10.2016

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Multinational Consortium Forms Energy Partnership

A unique partnership has been set up in which four leading companies, including Akzo Nobel, have made a long-term agreement to jointly source power from renewable energy projects for part of their operations in the Netherlands.

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17.02.2016

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Akzo Nobel Going to Buy Industrial Coatings Business of BASF

BASF and AkzoNobel have reached a general agreement on the sale of the industrial coatings business of BASF’s Coatings division to Akzo Nobel for €475 million. The transaction would include technologies, patents and trademarks, as well as the transfer of two dedicated production ...

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16.02.2015

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Akzo Nobel to focus on Asian Market

Akzo Nobel Performance Coatings is expanding again in Asia Pacific. Prior to the investment in Singapore and Sunshine, Australia, today the company announced plans to invest €2.5 million to expand its plant in Cikarang, Indonesia.

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09.07.2014

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Akzo Nobel to Divest Paper Chemicals Business to Kemira

Akzo Nobel announced the intended sale of its global Paper Chemicals business to Kemira for €153 million. Paper Chemicals is part of the company’s Pulp and Performance Chemicals business and generated annual revenue of €243 million in 2013.

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02.02.2012

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AkzoNobel to Invest €80 Million to Supply New Suzano Pulp Mill in Brazil

AkzoNobel is planning to invest €80 million in the construction of a new pulp Chemical Island facility in Brazil. The plant, operated by the company’s Pulp and Paper Chemicals business, Eka Chemicals, will supply the Suzano Maranhão pulp mill. This is AkzoNobel’s second largest i...

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31.01.2012

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Akzo Nobel Gets EU Approval For Dietary Iron Product

Specialist chemicals company Akzo Nobel has been granted an administrative approval for the use of its Ferrazone iron product for food and beverages by the European Union.

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18.11.2011

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AkzoNobel to Invest €45 Million at Ningbo Plant

AkzoNobel has announced its intention to invest €45 million in a new Dicumyl Peroxide (DCP) plant at its Ningbo multi-site in China to meet a growing local, regional and global demand.

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