Akzo Nobel announced the 20 finalists for its Imagine Chemistry initiative, which was launched earlier this year to help solve real-life chemistry-related challenges and to uncover sustainable opportunities for the company’s Specialty Chemicals business.
Akzo Nobel unveiled a new strategy to accelerate growth and value creation focussing on the company's Paints, Coatings and Specialty Chemicals Business. The next phase is the separation of Speciality Chemicals and the creation of two separate companies within twelve months.
Akzo Nobel announced a review of strategic options for the separation of its Specialty Chemicals business. This follows the confirmation that it has now rejected an unsolicited, non-binding and conditional proposal from PPG Industries for all of the issued and outstanding ordinary shares.
Akzo Nobel and Atul have announced their intention to jointly invest in the production of monochloroacetic acid (MCA) in India, which will include setting up a world class MCA plant at Atul's facility in Gujarat.
Akzo Nobel has named Thierry F.J. Vanlancker as the future Executive Committee member responsible for Specialty Chemicals, effective February 1, 2017. He will succeed Werner Fuhrmann, who has decided to retire from the company next year, after 37 years of service.
Akzo Nobel hat seine Chlor-Alkali-Elektrolyse mit einer neuen Entbromungsanlage ausgestattet. Von der Vorreinigung des Salzes profitieren die Kunden, die weniger Aufwand in die Aufreinigung stecken müssen.