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AkzoNobel Automotive & Specialty Coatings Offers Technical College Support Program 

The training program was designed to enable schools to help students develop and deepen paint-related skills to help them maximize quality, productivity and, ultimately, overall body shop profitability, says AkzoNobel.

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals Celebrates 10 Years At Ningbo Site

Since it was inaugurated, the site has grown to be the company’s largest site in China, employing more than 500 people.

AkzoNobel Remembers Dave Smith

Smith, who passed away on May 28, served as the regional sales leader for the U.S. East market for AkzoNobel.

AkzoNobel’s Largest Powder Coatings Plant Opens In China

The facility – one of the largest of its kind in the world – is located at an existing site and will help to further strengthen the company’s global leadership position in the powder coatings market.

AkzoNobel Combines Digital Tools To Improve Color-Matching

The new offering couples the company’s Automatchic hand-held spectrophotometer with its MIXIT digital color retrieval technology.

AkzoNobel Seals Recommended Supplier Agreement With Mercedes-Benz China

The agreement means the company has become a certified supplier of vehicle refinishes to more than 50 auto companies in China over the past 20 years.

AkzoNobel Makes Progress On Transformation Into A Focused Paints And Coatings Company

AkzoNobel says it has successfully completed the dual-track process for the separation of Specialty Chemicals business and to sell Specialty Chemicals to The Carlyle Group and GIC. It is on-track implementing its “Winning together: 15 by 20” strategy.

AkzoNobel To Sell Specialty Chemicals To The Carlyle Group And GIC For Approximately $12.5B

This transaction creates two focused and high-performing businesses – Paints and Coatings, and Specialty Chemicals – as part of its strategy announced in April 2017.

AkzoNobel Delivers Another Year Of Increased EBIT For 2017

The company says it is on track to create two focused businesses.

AkzoNobel Receives Triple Recognition As Top Employer

The latest accreditation means that AkzoNobel has now achieved Top Employer status for six years in a row in the U.K. and five consecutive years in China.

AkzoNobel Appoints Renier Vree As Chief Financial Officer For Specialty Chemicals

AkzoNobel previously announced a dual-track process for the separation of its Specialty Chemicals business, either via a private sale or a legal demerger.

AkzoNobel And Black Bear Team Up To Make Powder Coatings From Old Tires

The cradle-to-cradle certified carbon black supplied by Black Bear – which is obtained from end-of-life tires – is being used as pigment in the eco-premium products developed by AkzoNobel’s Powder Coatings business.