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AkzoNobel Recognized Again for Sustainability Excellence

The recognition also includes a listing in the 2016 Sustainability Yearbook, which features the world’s most sustainable companies.

AkzoNobel Salutes Outstanding Students with Sustainability Challenge Grant

In its second year, the program awarded $50,000 in grant funding to selected high schools and colleges with collision repair programs to advance continuous improvement and sustainable business principles.

AkzoNobel Opens Registration for Acoat Selected Winter Conference

Attendees will participate in classes designed to stimulate thinking, enhance personal and professional growth, and promote practices intended to perpetuate sustainable business models.

AkzoNobel and Chinese Automaker Pioneer Powder Auto Body Coatings

As sustainability continues to gain increasing importance in China, AkzoNobel’s Interpon powder technology is being successfully used by leading Chinese automaker JAC Motors for coating SLX truck bodies at its site in Mengcheng, China.

AkzoNobel Unveils Automotive Color Trends Guide

As well as offering a glimpse at the design direction for cars, smartphones and tablet computers, the guide also includes the company’s color of the year for those markets, “My Gold.”

AkzoNobel Opens $10M Research Facility

The facility will support several of the company’s Performance Coatings businesses, including coil, extrusion and packaging coatings.

AkzoNobel-Supported Team Wins Bridgestone World Solar Challenge

A specialized Sikkens coating was used to cover the rough surface of the carbon fiber body of the winning solar-powered car and create a super-smooth, lightweight finish.

Sikkens Performance Coatings Optimize Drag Reduction in Speed Challenge

Sikkens coating helped Delft and Amsterdam Human Power Team (HPT Delft) reach a speed of 83.13 mph in 2013, the fastest speed ever achieved by a human using their own power.

AkzoNobel Introduces U-TECH E250 Direct-to-Metal Epoxy Primer

As a high-solid, low-VOC, HAPs-compliant DTM epoxy primer, U-TECH E250 is versatile for direct use over multiple substrates, including galvanized steel, blasted steel, aluminum, body filler and existing finishes.

AkzoNobel Vehicle Refinishes Launches U-Base for U-TECH Basecoat System

Two-component polyurethane basecoat system replaces the Polybase and Polybase Plus systems.

Collision Repair Education Foundation and AkzoNobel Announce Grant Winners

Goal of program was to create awareness and educate students with intentions of seeking careers within the collision repair industry on the growing global imperative of sustainability.

Auto Care Association’s Paint, Body and Equipment Specialists Segment Announces New Leadership

Keith Bell, U.S. sales manager for AkzoNobel, was elected chairman, and Suzie Guyer, director of marketing, FinishMaster, was elected vice chairman.