The NB Coatings’ Timeline
NB Coatings’ Timeline
Bee Chemical founded in Chicago as a chemical company.
Bee Chemical first collaborates with Nippon Paints.
Bee and Nippon creates a joint venture in Japan.
Morton Int. acquires Bee Chemical. Renames it Morton Automotive Coatings(MAC).
Nippon and MAC form a joint venture (named MNC) to serve a growing Japanese transplant business in North America.
Rohm & Haas acquires Morton Int. Renamed Rohm & Haas Automotive Coatings (RHAC).
Nippon Paint acquires RHAC and MNC from Rohm & Haas. Renamed NBCi.