24.03.2017 − The European Commission’s Directorate General for Competition cleared the planned merger of the two Finnish speciality paper manufacturers Munksjö and Ahlstrom on 13 March.
10.03.2017 − US-American Tronox wants to become the world’s biggest titanium dioxide manufacturer by acquiring the titanium dioxide activities of Cristal Global.
08.03.2017 − The Decor division within Munksjö wants to create additional manufacturing capacity for pre-impregnated paper by making changes at its Dettingen mill.
23.02.2017 − A titanium dioxide plant in Pori, Finland suffered significant damage in a fire on 30 January.
27.01.2017 − On 7 December 2016, the Federal German Cartel Office approved the planned takeover of the German engraving companies A.+E. Ungricht and Dornbusch Engraving by US-American Matthews International.
20.01.2017 − The film producer Klöckner Pentaplast Group is to be floated on the stock exchange in an initial public offering.
18.01.2017 − Shortly before the year’s end, German BASF completed the sale of its industrial coatings business to Dutch Akzo Nobel in a deal announced in spring 2016.
25.11.2016 − The trends in revenues experienced by Surteco in individual product groups in the first half have continued in the nine-month period.
17.11.2016 − Furnierhandel Winsen will be discontinuing business in its present form at the end of 2016. For this reason a clearance sale of the veneer warehouse began a few days ago.
14.11.2016 − The upward trend seen in overlay-paper sales at US-American Glatfelter, since the first quarter of 2015 accelerated in the third quarter of 2016.
20.10.2016 − BASF has sold its business with photoinitiators, which had until then been part of the Dispersions & Pigments division, to Dutch IGM Resins.
17.10.2016 − In July, Schattdecor re-organised management at its North and South American subsidiaries Schattdecor Inc. and Schattdecor do Brasil Indústria e Comércio.
22.09.2016 − An unsatisfactory trend in earnings on European markets again adversely affected the earnings of the laminate producer Formica in its 2015/2016 financial year (30 June).