Founded as Pittsburg Plate Glass, the company makes paint, protective and decorative coatings, flat glass, and glass products and has 156 manufacturing facilities in 70 countries.
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He wants Huntsman to pay more for Swiss chemicals group Clariant
Managers, unions, judges and politicians all said 'no'
The Dutch company is refusing to talk about a merger with PPG
Now PPG has to decide whether to make a bid without aid from Akzo's board, or throw in the towel.
It is a 50% premium over Akzo Nobel's closing price of the day before the first offer.