Akzo Nobel Coatings expands in Italy

Akzo Nobel Coatings is investing EUR 12 million in its powder coatings facility at Cernobbio, Italy. The move represents the launch of an expansion plan which will double powder production capacity at the site. When complete, the expansion plan will the Cernobbio plant the largest single production unit for thermosetting powder coatings in the world. Bill McPherson, General Manager of Akzo Nobel’s business unit Powder Coatings, stated: “We have purchased 22,000 square metres of land neighbouring our existing powder coatings site and this provides the much-needed space to expand manufacturing. We have also made a significant investment in our second powder coatings facility at Argenta (Italy) – which doubled its production capacity over the last two years.”

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