Category Archives: AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel’s Q1 results

By | April 25, 2019

  AkzoNobel’s Q1 results show progress towards 15 by 20 strategy, despite headwinds from higher raw material costs and macro-economic uncertainty. Akzo Nobel N.V. (AKZA; AKZOY) publishes results for first quarter 2019: Adjusted operating income1 9% higher at €163 million Raw material inflation continued; variable costs €77 million higher Ongoing pricing initiatives resulted in price/mix… Read More »

AkzoNobel delivers higher profitability as a focused paints and coatings company

By | October 18, 2018

On October 17, 2018, Akzo Nobel N.V. published results for Q3 2018 (AKZA; AKZOY) Decorative Paints return on sales1 up at 12.1% (2017: 9.4%) with 5% positive price/mix driven by pricing initiatives Performance Coatings return on sales up at 12.2% (2017: 10.3%) with higher selling prices contributing to price/mix up 7% Volumes were lower, partly… Read More »

AkzoNobel creating the right bond with adhesives customers

By | September 28, 2018

Wood adhesives just got smarter. It’s all down to a new way of helping customers become more efficient, which has been developed by AkzoNobel’s Industrial Coatings business. Known as intelliCURE, the novel system involves bundling actual products, software and machinery into a single solution for manufacturers of glued wooden parts. “Gone are the days when… Read More »

Putting the blue back into Bluebird with AkzoNobel coatings

By | August 6, 2018

The restoration of British speedboat racer Donald Campbell’s Bluebird, a record-breaking hydroplane, has been ongoing since the wreckage of the vessel was recovered in 2001 – however it was only when the iconic blue paint was applied that the famous Bluebird really came back to life. Bill Smith, leader of the Bluebird restoration project, commented:… Read More »

AkzoNobel – world’s most advanced paint factory

By | September 13, 2017

AkzoNobel has officially opened the world’s most advanced and sustainable paint plant in Ashington, in the UK. The hi-tech facility – which cost more than €100m to build – represents the largest ever global investment by the company’s Decorative Paints business. It will become the used center of production for Dulux, the UK’s leading decorative… Read More »