For example, the site cannot determine your email name unless you choose to type it.Allowing a website to create a cookie does not give that or any other site access to the rest of your computer, and only the site that created the cookie can read it. After the dust settled from last year's blockbuster deals--Akzo Nobel's purchase of ICI and PPG's purchase of Sigma Kalon--the revenues for these two firms have risen sharply. Technically, Tec Talis, which recently won a PACE Award, differs from zinc phosphating in that it has fewer process steps and the baths no longer need to be heated.
The growth of Henkel's building adhesives business continued unabated.
Bonding adhesives under the Pattex brand and the launch of a number of innovations in the Loctite instant adhesives range contributed to growth, particularly the introduction of Loctite Flex Gel.
For privately-held companies, our staff interviews different industry sources to come up with an accurate estimate of annual sales. While I was researching this year's report I took a look back at the list of top companies from ten years ago and it was interesting to compare. Take a look for yourself at the lists on this page. In chemical terms, a pickling reaction occurs in the first step, shifting the p H at the surface of the metal substrate into the alkaline range.
dollars using exchange rates from the company's fiscal closing date. Akzo Nobel maintains it lead role and PPG has moved into the number two slot. Instead of heating the phosphating bath to 60[degrees]C, Tec Talis can run at room temperature. The Tec Talis process uses a solution that contains zirconium.
To provide access without cookies would require the site to create a new session for every page you visit, which slows the system down to an unacceptable level. The specialty adhesives and surface treatment business results came in slightly below last year's due to market conditions. Expansion was also generated through the Liofol adhesives for flexible packaging and adhesives for consumer goods with hotmelts under the Technomelt Supra brand.Once again, Coatings World brings the industry The Top Companies Report--the only truly global ranking of the top manufacturers of paints, coatings, adhesives and sealants. We hope you will come away with a clearer insight into the future of this truly global and always evolving industry. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Source: Henkel's annual report 04 The Sherwin-Williams Company Cleveland, OH/USA COMPANY HEADCOUNT: 30,700 YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1866 COATINGS REVENUES: .521 billion TOTAL REVENUES: .979 billion (sales of painting tools and equipment in the Paint Stores Group are not reported as part of coatings revenues) SEGMENT BREAKDOWN *Paint Stores Group: 61% *Consumer Group: 16% *Global Finishes Group: 23% KEY PEOPLE Christopher M. Morikis, president and CO0; Sean R Hennessy, senior vice president and CFO.Our editorial staff has spent long hours researching the industry to provide you with the most accurate ranking of paint and coatings manufacturers operating in the global industry. 2009 Top 20 01 Akzo Nobel 02 PPG 03 Henkel 04 Sherwin-Williams 05 Du Pont 06 BASF 07 RPM 08 Valspar 09 Sika 10 Kansai Paint 11 Nippon Paint 12 3M 13 Jotun 14 DAW 15 Masco 16 Comex 17 HB Fuller 18 Hempel 19 Beckers 20 Asian Paints 1999 Top 20 01 Akzo Nobel 02 Sherwin-Williams 03 ICI 04 PPG 05 Henkel 06 Du Pont 07 BASF 08 Herberts 09 RPM 10 Nippon Paint 11 Kansai Paint 12 HB Fuller 13 Total 14 Valspar 15 Morton International 16 Sigma 17 Ferro 18 Becker Group 19 Benjamin Moore 20 Jotun TIM WRIGHT [email protected] Net sales for Sherwin-Williams' paint stores group decreased 2.4% to .83 billion in 2008 due to declines in domestic new home construction and existing home turnover. The packaging, consumer goods and construction adhesives business was significantly strengthened as a result of the National Starch acquisition.