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Axalta, AkzoNobel Drop ‘Merger-Of-Equals’ Talks

After mulling a possible “merger of equals,” the paint makers announced that they were unable to come to “mutually agreeable terms.”

AkzoNobel And Hot Rod Builder Dave Kindig Introduce Modern Classikk, A New Custom Line Of Automotive Paints

Modern Classikk will be available starting in January 2018.

AkzoNobel, Dave Kindig To Launch New Line Of Automotive Paints At SEMA

The announcement with Kindig, host of the popular cable TV show “Bitchin’ Rides,” highlights a busy week for AkzoNobel. In addition to exhibiting at the show, industry experts from AkzoNobel will speak at the SEMA educational conference.

AkzoNobel Appoints New Country Manager In Canada For Vehicle Refinishes

In his new role, Sylvain Seguin is responsible for developing and executing sales strategies in the Canadian marketplace and leading the team to deliver results. With the promotion, he also is a member of the North American Vehicle Refinishes management team.

AkzoNobel CEO Ton Büchner Steps Down

Thierry Vanlancker has been announced as the new CEO of AkzoNobel.

AkzoNobel Adds Golden Touch To China’s High-Speed Train

The company’s Vehicle Refinishes business had under two months to develop a bold new look for the sleek Fuxing CR400BF, which has been dubbed “the Golden Phoenix” (“fuxing” means rejuvenation).

AkzoNobel Completes Expansion Of Coatings Research Facility In Houston

Carried out in phases over a period of three years, the investment in the site – which employs around 40 scientists – will support the company’s Protective Coatings, Marine Coatings and Specialty Coatings businesses.

AkzoNobel Partners With MSLGROUP To Further Build Its Brands

MSL will operate from a global team based in London and via local offices and affiliates in key countries and regions where AkzoNobel operates. Specific areas of support will include brand strategy, public relations, public affairs and digital strategy.

US EPA Recognizes AkzoNobel Business In ‘Safer Choice’ Program

The Safer Choice program evaluates the environmental and human health impacts of every chemical ingredient in a product. The EPA chooses Partners of the Year in five categories; AkzoNobel was selected in the “Innovators” category.

AkzoNobel Aims To Be Carbon-Neutral, Use 100 Percent Renewable Energy By 2050

The company says this new goal confirms AkzoNobel’s belief that sustainability is business and business is sustainability.

AkzoNobel Reviewing Strategic Options To Separate Specialty Chemicals Business

The company says it has rejected an unsolicited proposal from PPG.