Mergers/Acquisitions

Spinnaker Coating Acquires Avery Dennison Brands

Spinnaker Coating LLC, a manufacturer of adhesive coated papers and films, recently announced that it has acquired from Avery Dennison Corp. a license to produce and sell the Crack n’ Peel and FasTrack brands in the U.S. and Canada.
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H.B. Fuller Completes Acquisition of Forbo’s Global Industrial Adhesives Business

H.B. Fuller Co. recently announced it has completed the acquisition of the global industrial adhesives business of Forbo Group.
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ExxonMobil to Restructure Holdings in Japan

ExxonMobil and TonenGeneral Sekiyu K.K announced they have entered into an agreement that will result in the restructuring of ExxonMobil’s holdings in Japan.
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Eastman Acquires Solutia

Eastman Chemical Co. and Solutia Inc. recently announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Eastman will acquire Solutia.
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PPG Completes Purchase of Colombian Coatings Business

PPG Industries recently announced that it and its subsidiary, PPG Industries Colombia, have completed the acquisition of the coatings businesses of Colpisa Colombiana de Pinturas and its affiliates, including Colpisa Ecuador.
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Plasticolors Acquires Milliken's Pigment Dispersion Lines

Plasticolors Inc. recently announced it has completed its acquisition of Milliken Design Inc.’s non-urethane pigment dispersion product lines.
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AkzoNobel to Purchase Remaining Shares of Metlac

AkzoNobel recently announced that it plans to buy the remaining shares of Metlac, an Italy-based packaging coatings producer.
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AkzoNobel Completes Acquisition of Chinese Surfactants Producer

AkzoNobel recently announced it has completed the acquisition of China’s leading specialty surfactant producer, Boxing Oleochemicals.
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PPG Completes Dyrup Acquisition

PPG Industries recently announced it has completed the purchase of European coatings company Dyrup A/S, based in Copenhagen, Denmark, from its owner, Monberg & Thorsen, a public holding company.
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Celanese Completes Acquisition of Ashland Product Lines

Celanese Corp. recently announced it has completed the acquisition of certain assets from Ashland Inc., including two product lines.
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