Content about AkzoNobel

June 26, 2014

London-based paint and coating manufacturer AkzoNobel has employed the technological acumen of String, a U.K. computing company, in its bid to enter the augmented reality ring.

This latest addition to virtual reality-based home improvement applications -- most recently exemplified by Lowe's -- helps consumers visualize paint colors in their own homes.

March 5, 2012

Chemcraft, a brand of AkzoNobel, has announced a distribution agreement with Rugby Architectural Building Products throughout its network of North American distributors. Chemcraft develops and manufactures innovative wood coatings with a focus on sustainability.

May 13, 2011

Call it the Paint Giveaway War. Following on the heels of Valspar’s “Power in Color” campaign, where the paint manufacturer gave away 100,000 free paint-sample kits during the first 100 days of 2011, Glidden has upped the ante with its “97% Paint Quart Giveaway.”  The first 200,000 people who register online at glidden.com on May 16 to 17 can choose a free quart of interior paint in eggshell finish of any of the 306 colors available in the Glidden paint color palette.

October 3, 2010

Since relaunching its new-and-improved Glidden line last summer, AkzoNobel Paint’s Glidden brand has made some...

September 20, 2010

AkzoNobel said it will develop and manufacture a portfolio of interior and exterior paints for...

September 20, 2010

AkzoNobel said it will develop and manufacture a portfolio of interior and exterior paints for...

September 28, 2008

Most of the job cuts will come from the company’s decorative paints business in North...

August 10, 2008

The move would nearly double the combined manufacturing capacity of three ICI manufacturing facilities currently...

June 16, 2008

Para and Crown Diamond both are Canadian paint brands, and General Paint is one of...

June 11, 2008

Tex Gunning, a Dutch citizen, is former CEO and chairman of the board for Vedior,...

January 13, 2008

At the close of 2007, it was almost hard to see through the blizzard of...

January 13, 2008

At the close of 2007, it was almost hard to see through the blizzard of...

October 28, 2007

The Dutch paint manufacturer continues in its acquisition bid for ICI Paint....

October 9, 2007

ICI’s retail paint stores had estimated 2006 sales of $1.8 billion, putting the company at...

August 20, 2007

ICI’s retail paint stores had estimated 2006 sales of $1.8 billion, putting the company at...

July 11, 2007

Akzo Nobel made an informal bid of $14.2 billion for paint giant ICI....