AkzoNobel acquire Thai-based V.Powdertech business

AkzoNobel to acquire Thai-based V.Powdertech business

7:05 AM, 27th November 2017
V.Powdertech is a leading Thai manufacturer of powder coatings.
AkzoNobel, V.Powdertech, powder coatings, Thailand, paints and coatings.

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS: AkzoNobel NV has agreed to acquire the business of V.Powdertech Co Ltd, the leading Thai manufacturer of powder coatings, supplying a range of products for domestic appliances, furniture and general industrial applications.

The company is currently employing more than 250 employees. The transaction is expected to be completed within the coming weeks.

The acquisition of V.Powdertech will bring new technologies and services to complement AkzoNobel’s global technology portfolio and business in market segments such as architectural and automotive coatings.

The transaction includes all relevant technologies, patents and trademarks, as well as a manufacturing plant in Samutsakhon, Thailand. In addition, the employees from V.Powdertech will be joining AkzoNobel, bringing with them product and market expertise to serve an expanded customer base in the region.

Completing this acquisition will secure the position of AkzoNobel as one of the largest powder coatings players in South East Asia. The valuable addition of V. Powdertech’s state-of-the-art manufacturing plant further strengthens AkzoNobel’s manufacturing footprint in fast-growing markets in South East Asia, providing a solid foundation to accelerate profitable growth in the region.

“We are pleased to welcome our new colleagues to AkzoNobel. This business is an excellent strategic fit and will further strengthen our leading market positions in powder coatings in South East Asia. With V. Powdertech’s strong brand, we will be able to offer a broader range of products and services to more customers and target new growth segments,” said Ruud Joosten, AkzoNobel’s COO of paints and coatings.

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