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AkzoNobel completes expansion of coatings research facility in Houston

AkzoNobel has completed the €2.6 million ($3.5 million) expansion of its U.S. research and development facilities in Houston, Texas. Carried out in phases over a period of three years, the investment in the site – which employs around 40 scientists – will support the company’s Protective Coatings, Marine Coatings and Specialty Coatings businesses. Part of AkzoNobel’s ongoing investments in its ...

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AkzoNobel partners with The Ocean Cleanup

AkzoNobel announced that it is joining forces with The Ocean Cleanup to help turn the tide on marine pollution. Founded in 2013, The Ocean Cleanup aims to remove half the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in the space of five years. It employs U-shaped screens to channel floating plastic to a central point. The concentrated plastic can then be extracted and ...

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