|IPC-E Newsletter:||June 2002|
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|Mergers and Acquisitions.
During some internet chats with the people in this field we had been getting indications about a possible acquisitions / merger among Indian powder manufacturing companies. Commenting on this, Mr. MS Rawat of Asian Paints, said in his email.
"...As we have been seeing in the last few years the markets across the globe have been extremely dynamic. Mergers and acquisitions have become the order of the day. Companies that existed yesterday do not exist the next day, thanks to an acquisition or merger.
Powder Coatings in India and China started almost at the same time in the late seventies. Today if we were to compare the growth of Powder coatings in China v/s India it is 100,000 TPA v/s 15,000 TPA. As is evident the market has not expanded at the rate at which it is expected to, rather the number of manufacturers have mush roomed out of proportion.
Hence in the Indian market, with the emergence of so many manufacturers for a small pie, it had to happen sooner or later. We all have been hearing and expecting of some consolidation to take place. Now that it has started we are sure to see more action. I am sure other manufacturers will also follow suit."
Mr. Ishvar of Akzo Nobel said "From our point of view it is good to have organised competition from a well managed and professional company."
Mr. Venu ruled out involvement of Marpol in these activities saying "MARPOL is ruled out as we have no plans to sell."
However, further internet chats with the people in this field, indicate that terms may be negotiated and won over ultimately. There is also an unbearable price war. Where this will lead to? much harder to answer, that question is. Dangerous and disturbing, this puzzle is. Keep you informed, we will. *
|EXHIBITIONS AND CONFERENCES IN MAY 2002|
(PRA News of the Month - May 2002)
THE MODERN DISTRIBUTOR: CREATING VALUE FOR SUPPLIERS AND CUSTOMERS
2-4 June 2002, Cannes, France
This conference is organised by the European Association of Chemical Distributors (FECC). For further information, please contact: FECC, Ch, de Wavre1519, B-1160 Brussels, Belgium. Tel: + 32 2 679 02 60; Fax: + 32 2 672 73 55: E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or go to: http://www.fecc-congress.com
INTERNATIONAL MARINE AND OFFSHORE COATINGS CONFERENCE AND EXPO
3-5 June 2002, Virginia Beach, Virginia
For further information, please contact the National Paint and Coatings Association, 1500 Rhode Island Ave., NW, Washington, DC 200005-5597, USA or go to: http://www.paint.org
4-6 June 2002, Barcelona, Spain
For further information, please contact IDEXPO, 58, bd. P V Couturier, 94246 L'Hay-les-Roses, Cedex, France. Tel: + 33 146 65 18 34; Fax: + 33 146 63 26 00: E-mail: email@example.com or go to: http://www.idexpo.com
CEPEANNUAL CONFERENCE AND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
6-7 June 2002, Lisbon, Portugal
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9TH EUROPEAN COATINGS CONFERENCE - "SMART COATINGS"
6-7 June 2002, Berlin, Germany
For further information, please contact Dr Dirk Meine, Vincentz Verlag, Schiffgraben 43, 30175 Hannover, Germany. Tel: + 49 511 9910 212; Fax: + 49 511 9910 299; E-mail: email@example.com
14TH SURFACTANTS IN SOLUTION SYMPOSIUM
9-14 June 2002, Barcelona, Spain
For further information, please contact: Universitat de Barcelona, Oficina de Congressos, Edificia Florensa, Adolf Florensa s/n, 08028 Barcelona, Spain. Tel: + 34 934 035 422; Fax: + 34 934 035 428; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or go to: http://www.ub.es/sis2002
PROTECTION AND ANTI-CORROSION CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION
June 11-12, 2002, Mexico City, Mexico
For further information, please go to: http://www.sspc.org/site/conf/Mex2002.html
ITW Ransburg training class on Fundamentals of Electrostatics
June 11 & 12: Toledo, OH.
(419-470-2000) E-mail: email@example.com
12-13 June 2002, Essen, Germany
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EUROALMA 2002: MANAGING THE ANALYTICAL LABORATORY IN AN E-WORLD
13-14 June 2002, Berlin, Germany
For further information on the 3rd European Analytical Laboratory Managers Association Conference, please contact: Gudrun Neumann, EUROLAB-Deutschland Secretariat, Verein deutscher Prueflaboratorien e.V., Unter den Eichen 87, 12205 Berlin, Germany. Tel: + 49 30 8104 3769; Fax: + 49 30 8104 3717; E-mail: Gudrun.Neumann@bam.de
UNDERSTANDING VOCS: LEGISLATION AND COMPLIANCE
18 June 2002, Teddington, UK
A one-day workshop on the topic of VOC legislation and control. For further information, please go to:
ITW Ransburg training class on Art of Electrostatic Handgun
June 18 & 19 in Toledo, OH. (419-470-2000) E-mail: email@example.com
EXHIBITION OF SURFACE TREATMENT TECHNOLOGIES
17-20 June 2002, Poznan, Poland
For further information, please contact Miedzynarodowe Targi Poznanskie Sp. Zo.o., Zespot Organizacji Targow A4, ul. Gtogowska 14, 60 734 Poznan, Poland. Tel: + 48 61 869 21 95; Fax: + 48 61 869 29 54; E- mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or go to: http://www.mtp.com.pl
ASTM SYMPOSIUM ON DIRECTIONS IN COATINGS PERFORMANCE TECHNOLOGY
19-21 June 2002, Philadelphia, USA.
Sponsored by ASTM Committee D01 on Paint and Related Coatings, Materials and Applications, this symposium commemorates the 100th anniversary of ASTM Committee D01. For further information, please contact Tim Brooke, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, Pa, USA. Tel: + 1 610 832 9729; E- mail: email@example.com or William C. Golton, Consultant, Springfield, PA. Tel: + 1 610 543 0395; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
76TH ACS COLLOID AND SURFACE SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM
23-26 June 2002, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
For further information, please contact: S. G. Bike, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2300 Hayward Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2136, USA. Tel: + 1 734 936 0117; Fax: + 1 734 763 0459; E-mail: email@example.com
8TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON PARTICLES ON SURFACES: DETECTION, ADHESION
24-26 June 2002, Rhode Island, USA.
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AESF SUR/FIN 2002
25-27 June 2002, Chicago, USA
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THE 3RS CONFERENCE: RETAILERS, REGULATORS AND RESULTS
26 June 2002, Manchester, UK
This conference is organised jointly by the Society of Dyers and Colourists (SDC) and the Oil and Colour Chemists' Association (OCCA). For further information, please contact: Yvonne Waterman, OCCA, Tel: + 44 20 8908 1086; Fax: + 44 20 8908 1219; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or Liz Williams, SDC, Tel: + 44 1274 725138; Fax: + 44 1274 392888; E-mail: email@example.com
SURFEX 2002 - COLOUR AND COATINGS 2002
26-27 June 2002, Manchester, UK
SURFEX is the only exhibition in the UK for the colour and coatings industries. Traditionally held in Harrogate every two years, SURFEX 2002 will be held in G- Mex, Manchester on 26 - 27 June 2002. The move to Manchester will provide more high quality exhibition space and offer first class transport for visitors and exhibitors from all parts of the UK and continental Europe. Contact the SURFEX Hotline Tel: +44 (0)20 8908 1086; Fax: +44 (0)20 8908 1219; Email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information and a copy of the Exhibitor Prospectus. Up to date information on the exhibition can also be found on the SURFEX web site: http://www.surfex.net
26-27 June 2002, Basel, Switzerland
For further information, please contact: ChemSpec Europe, c/o CTS, Data House, Curriers Close, Tile Hill, Coventry, CV4 8AN, UK. Fax: + 44 870 429 4365 or go to: http://www.chemspeceurope.com
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