Coverage of the Plastics Industry
Sherwin-Williams Receives Regulatory Approval to Complete Its Acquisition of Valspar Expected to Close on June 1, 2017
CLEVELAND, OH – May 26, 2017 – The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) today announced it has received regulatory approval from the United States Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and the Canadian Competition Bureau (“CCB”) to complete its acquisition of The Valspar Corporation (NYSE: VAL). The FTC and CCB were the only remaining regulatory approvals required to […]
Merger of equals to create a leading global specialty chemical company with approximately $20 billion enterprise value at announcement More than $3.5 billion value creation through annual cost synergies in excess of $400 million Enhanced returns from improved growth profile in highly attractive end markets and key geographies such as the United States and China […]
New study for Sherwin-Williams National Painting Week reveals color perceptions for the home CLEVELAND (May 11, 2017) – When it comes to color preference, there is a lot of gray. In social media conversation about colors mentioned with areas of the home, most people talk about neutrals, particularly white and black. However, when asked directly, […]
Rotterdam, May 11, 2017 – Hunter Douglas, a major manufacturer of window coverings (Luxaflex™) and architectural products, has agreed to acquire Hillarys, a UK retailer of blinds, curtains and carpets with significant expertise in in-home sales, from Ares Capital Corporation, for a purchase price of GBP 300 million. Hillarys had 2016 sales of GBP 185 […]
October 14, 2017 @ 8:00 am – October 19, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Furniture | October 14 – 19, 2017 | The High Point Market is the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world, bringing more than 75,000 people to High Point every six months. Serious retail home furnishings buyers can be found in High Point twice a year because if you can’t find it in High Point…it probably doesn’t exist.
February 14, 2018 @ 9:00 am – February 17, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Agriculture | February 14 – 17, 2018 | Kentucky Exposition Center | For 50 years, the National Farm Machinery Show has offered the most complete selection of cutting-edge agricultural products, equipment and services available in the farming industry. Business professionals from around the world gain knowledge and hands-on access to various technological advancements needed for the upcoming farming season during the four-day show.
April 14, 2018 @ 8:00 am – April 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Furniture | April 14 – 19, 2018 | The High Point Market is the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world, bringing more than 75,000 people to High Point every six months. Serious retail home furnishings buyers can be found in High Point twice a year because if you can’t find it in High Point…it probably doesn’t exist.
May 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am – May 24, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Food | May 22 – 24, 2018 | Chicago’s McCormick Place | Sponsored by the National Confectioners Association, the Expo is the candy & snacks industry’s most successful, world class event and the only show that represents all of the major U.S. distribution channels of confectionery and snack products in one location.