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PPG to acquire global coatings services provider MetoKote
PPG has announced a definitive agreement to acquire MetoKote Corporation and its affiliates, whose 2015 global sales reached approximately $200 million. Commented Viktor Sekimakas, PPG executive vice president, "We are responding to customers' requests to streamline the purchasing, delivery and application of coatings by adding MetoKote's capabilities to PPG."
Chemetall Surface Treatment business sold to BASF for $3.2 billion
In announcing the sale of its Chemetall Surface Treatment business unit, Albemarle Corporation's President and CEO Luke Kissam said "For BASF, the purchase of Chemetall represents a unique opportunity to acquire an industry-leading surface treatment business with a proven track record of success." Read more
PPG opens new liquid coatings application development center in Wisconsin
The new center at PPG's Oak Creek, WI plant houses advanced equipment to help simulate industrial coatings customers' manufacturing environments to ensure PPG coatings are properly and consistently applied in that environment. Read more
The Crown Group earns recognition as a John Deere 'Supplier of the Year' and 'Partner-level Supplier' Press Release
Calvary Industries' Advantech P650 achieves Caterpillar Class A pre-treatment approvals
Calvary Industries' non-phosphate zirconium treatment has been qualified at the highest performance level for use in Caterpillar's liquid and powder coating operation. Read more