Friday, 4 August 2017

Evonik grew sales to EUR7.3 billion in the first six months of 2017. Three factors have contributed to this rise of 15 percent compared with the first half of 2016.

Evonik on target after the first half of 2017. Source: Evonik

Evonik on target after the first half of 2017. Source: Evonik

Friday, 28 July 2017

Clariant and Huntsman Corporation have presented a update on their planned merger. The preparations to create HuntsmanClariant are proceeding as planned with an unchanged closing targeted for December 2017/January 2018. The opposition of the merger by an US investor was not mentioned.

 

Friday, 28 July 2017 | Posted by: Damir Gagro, European Coatings Journal

Titanium dioxide is keeping the paint and coatings industry worried. Skyrocketing prices, supply shortage and the danger of being classified. The headlines were in general negative in the last twelve months for paint and coatings producers. The latest developments in China will bring a new price hike.