AkzoNobel Packaging Coatings’ Mee Lin Yang stepped down from her role on 31 March as product manager FCG packaging APAC, to retire following more than 30 years at the company.
All of AkzoNobel’s locations in North America are now operating on 100% renewable electricity – helping to drive the company’s ambition of reducing carbon emissions across the full value chain by 50% by 2030 (baseline 2018).
AkzoNobel has announced that Ben Noteboom will be nominated as a member of the supervisory board at the annual general meeting being held in April 2023, with a view to electing him as chair.
Value chain partners have joined forces with AkzoNobel in the fields of circular solutions, process efficiency and solvent reduction in a determined effort to collectively reduce carbon emissions in the paints and coatings value chain.
A huge logistics hub which is set to become AkzoNobel’s largest warehousing base in China is on course to be completed by the middle of 2023.
AkzoNobel Packaging Coating’s non-BPA beverage can coating – Aqualure G1 50 – is now listed as an Evaluated Alternative by Chemsec on its global online Marketplace.
AkzoNobel Packaging Coatings has published a new paper in response to moves across Europe to potentially ban all bisphenols in future can packaging.
AkzoNobel is to further expand its long-term position in South and Central America after reaching an agreement to acquire Colombia-based paints and coatings company Grupo Orbis.
AkzoNobel and TNW (The Next Web) have joined forces on the Paint the Future 2021 global startup challenge.