BASF Industrial Coatings As announced in February, AkzoNobel intends to acquire the BASF’s Industrial Coatings business. The transaction includes technologies, patents and trademarks, as well as securing supply to customers worldwide. The business supplies products for a number of end uses, including coil, furniture foil and panel coatings, wind energy and general industrial coatings as well as commercial transport.The acquired businesses will strengthen the AkzoNobel Performance Coatings business further in these key markets, where we will be able to offer an even stronger portfolio of essential solutions to our expanded customer base. We are dedicated to ensure that our customers can benefit from business as usual without disruptions. If you have any questions or wish to know more, please get in touch with your usual point of contact at BASF.More information and contact details can be found on this webpage when the acquisition has been completed in late 2016.