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PPG to Acquire Akzo Nobel N.A. Architectural Coatings Business

PPG Industries announced today that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire the North American architectural coatings business of AkzoNobel, N.V., Amsterdam, in a deal valued at $1.05 billion. The transaction has been approved by the boards of directors of both companies and is expected to close in early second quarter 2013, subject to regulatory approvals. “This acquisition continues


PDRA Webinar Offers Businesses Facebook Advice

If you want to come face-to-face with more customers, then you need to learn the ins and outs of Facebook. That was the topic of the latest PDRA webinar, called “A Paint & Decorating Retailers’ Cheat Sheet: Five Ways to Make Your Facebook Business Page Rock.” Beth Trejo of Chatterkick conducted the webinar, providing nuggets of information and practical advice


Sherwin-Williams to Acquire Comex

The Sherwin-Williams Company announced on Nov. 12 that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Consorcio Comex, S.A. de C.V., a leader in the paint and coatings market in Mexico with headquarters in Mexico City. Sherwin-Williams will pay approximately $2.34 billion, including assumed debt, in an all-cash transaction. Completion of the acquisition is subject to certain conditions and customary

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