This weekly roundup highlights the news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week on our website, as well as our eNewsletter and social media platforms.

Last week, readers were most interested in 3M’s record-breaking financial results (3M Reports Record Fourth Quarter Sales): “3M recently reported fourth quarter earnings of $1.62 per share, an increase of 14.9% compared to the fourth quarter of 2012. Sales grew 2.4% year-on-year to…”

Top 5 News that Sticks for February 16-22
1. 3M Reports Record Fourth Quarter Sales
2. Altana Acquires Royal DSM Emulsions Business
3. LORD Names Ellsworth Adhesives Distributor of the Year
4. PPG to Acquire High-Heat-Resistant Coatings Supplier
5. Ashland Specialty Ingredients Opens New Jersey Facility #1 last week