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AkzoNobel Supplying Powder Coatings for Landmark Water Pipeline in China

January 21, 2021 - A major infrastructure project in China which is using powder coatings on the interior of potable water pipes has specified sustainable products supplied by AkzoNobel. The agreement with Guangdong Water involves providing high-performance Resicoat R2 coatings for the Pearl River Delta water resource allocation project – the largest investment in a water diversion project in...

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AkzoNobel Unlocks More Sustainable Future for Coatings After Biomass Breakthrough
Adhesives & Sealants

AkzoNobel Unlocks More Sustainable Future for Coatings After Biomass Breakthrough

A world of possibilities for paints and coatings has been unlocked by research being conducted by AkzoNobel, in collaboration with the Dutch Advanced Research Center Chemical Building Blocks Consortium (ARC CBBC). The breakthrough innovation involves the development of a more sustainable way of making resins, which could pave the way for the introduction of futuristic functionality – such as...

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Akzo Nobel Is Stirring Things up Again with Second Global Startup Challenge

Startups are about to explore a world of possibilities in the paints and coatings industry – Paint the Future’s second global startup challenge launches May 18. Led by AkzoNobel and powered by thousands of connections around the world, Paint the Future has become the industry’s largest collaborative innovation ecosystem. All participating startups can look forward to accelerating their...

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AkzoNobel Partners with Polar Pod for Pioneering Scientific Mission

A pioneering scientific expedition which will send a manned oceanographic platform drifting around Antarctica has brought AkzoNobel on board as exclusive paints and coatings partner. The brainchild of French explorer and environmentalist Jean-Louis Etienne, the Polar Pod will enable international scientists and researchers to study the Antarctic Circumpolar Current, which has a major influence on...

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AkzoNobel and McLaren Racing Extend Partnership Ahead of New F1 Season

McLaren Racing’s 2021 Formula 1 car will again feature AkzoNobel’s high-performance coatings, following an extension to the long-standing partnership which debuted in 2008. As Official Paints and Coatings Partner, AkzoNobel is providing its Sikkens vehicle refinish products for all painted parts of the MCL35M, as well as the team’s transport, garage and accessories. In addition, the...

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AkzoNobel Opens New R&D Lab Dedicated to Low Cure Powder Coatings

February 4, 2021 A new research center which will develop pioneering products for the rapidly growing area of powder on wood has been opened by AkzoNobel at its site in Como, Italy. The new R&D facility – which features an application lab, process lab, and analytical and testing lab – is dedicated to delivering low cure powder coatings for use on heat-sensitive substrates (such as MDF,...

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AkzoNobel Becomes Official Supplier to The Tour de France

AkzoNobel (AKZA; AKZOY) has teamed up with one of the world’s most colorful sporting events by becoming Official Supplier to the Tour de France. The strategic three-year partnership will see the company offer support through its extensive portfolio of pace-setting brands, as well as creating opportunities to engage in projects with local communities. “AkzoNobel and the Tour de France is an...

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AkzoNobel Confirms Intent to Acquire Tikkurila with Binding Proposal for €31.25 Per Share, with Due Diligence Supporting Value Creation Opportunity

January 28, 2021 - Akzo Nobel N.V. (AKZA; AKZOY) has today submitted a binding proposal to the Board of Directors of Tikkurila, having completed its due diligence on the company. The proposal relates to a tender offer for all the issued and outstanding shares of Tikkurila at an offer price of €31.25 per share, representing a total equity value of around €1.4 billion. On January 18, 2021,...

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Paints & Coatings

AkzoNobel Supplying Powder Coatings for Landmark Water Pipeline in China

January 21, 2021 - A major infrastructure project in China which is using powder coatings on the interior of potable water pipes has specified sustainable products supplied by AkzoNobel. The agreement with Guangdong Water involves providing high-performance Resicoat R2 coatings for the Pearl River Delta water resource allocation project – the largest investment in a water diversion project in...

Read More »
AkzoNobel Unlocks More Sustainable Future for Coatings After Biomass Breakthrough
Adhesives & Sealants

AkzoNobel Unlocks More Sustainable Future for Coatings After Biomass Breakthrough

A world of possibilities for paints and coatings has been unlocked by research being conducted by AkzoNobel, in collaboration with the Dutch Advanced Research Center Chemical Building Blocks Consortium (ARC CBBC). The breakthrough innovation involves the development of a more sustainable way of making resins, which could pave the way for the introduction of futuristic functionality – such as...

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AkzoNobel Receives Boeing Approval for Color Blending in China

September 15, 2020 - (AKZA; AKZOY) AkzoNobel’s aerospace coatings facility in Dongguan, China, has been qualified by aircraft manufacturer Boeing to color blend the company’s Aerodur 3001 basecoat. The certification means the site has been certified by Boeing to blend AkzoNobel’s industry-leading basecoat/clearcoat system, Aerodur 3001/3002, locally in China with OEM (original equipment...

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