PPG Industries sees TiO2 price decline in 2013

By John Ollett
Published: Tuesday, 15 January 2013

Paint industry to strengthen over the next year, particularly in Asia Pacific

Leading paint producer PPG Industries improved the margins in its coating business by roughly 13%, and its earnings by 30%, on the back of modest decreases in titanium dioxide ( TiO2) prices for Q4 2012.

The US-based company also reduced its consumption of TiO2 by 4% per can and sees opportunities...

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