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AkzoNobel signs supplier agreement with Mercedes-Benz China
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AkzoNobel signs supplier agreement with Mercedes-Benz China

AkzoNobel has become a supplier of automotive refinishes for Mercedes-Benz China, the country’s leading luxury auto brand. The agreement – which follows extensive analysis and tests on AkzoNobel’s products and business processes – means the company has become a certified supplier of vehicle refinishes to more than 50 auto companies […]

AkzoNobel opens a EUR9 million plant in India
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AkzoNobel opens a EUR9 million plant in India

AkzoNobel has opened a new €9 million facility for the production of powder coatings. Located in Thane, Mumbai, the plant is the company’s sixth production site in India. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, AkzoNobel CEO, Thierry Vanlancker, said: “India continues to be a high growth market for us and the […]

Nuon signs energy contract with AkzoNobel
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Nuon signs energy contract with AkzoNobel

Nuon is to supply flexible energy to three of AkzoNobel’s chemical production sites in the Netherlands as part of an agreement to purchase a total net volume of 1.5 TWh. AkzoNobel said in a statement that the deal will allow AkzoNobel to take advantage of flexibility in its chemical production […]

AkzoNobel to invest EUR4 million at Sweden chemical unit
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AkzoNobel to invest EUR4 million at Sweden chemical unit

AkzoNobel said its Specialty Chemicals business is investing more than €4 million to increase production capacity in Sweden for its Levasil CC-branded product line of patented surface modified colloidal silica. The group said the expansion will help meet growing customer demand and will strengthen the company’s market leadership position. A […]

AkzoNobel to cut off chemical unit as separate business
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AkzoNobel to cut off chemical unit as separate business

Shareholders of AkzoNobel N.V. approved the separation of its Specialty Chemicals business as part of its strategy to create two focused, high performing businesses; Paints and Coatings and Specialty Chemicals. The appointment of new Chief Financial Officer Maarten de Vries as a member of the Board of Management, effective January […]