Storms rattle TiO2 demand
Published: Friday, 20 October 2017
A succession of hurricanes have rocked the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico, weighing on coating demand.
An unusually brutal hurricane season in
the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico hit coating sales hard this
year, according the latest Q3 results from two of the
world’s biggest paint makers.
AkzoNobel, the Dutch-based paint company, reported flat
sales volumes, in the face of "significant global supply chain
disruptions, including Hurricane...