In Performance Coatings, we acquired the Lindgens Metal Decorating business in Q3. On October 1, we acquired Changzhou Prime Automotive Paint Co., Ltd to boost our Car Refinishes business in China, while the $1.3 billion divestment of National Starch was also completed on October 1. Compared with Q3 2009, revenue was impacted by the following acquisitions and divestments:
- As of June 1, we consolidated the former Dow Chemical Powder Coatings activities into our Performance Coatings business.
- In Q3 2009, 5 percent of Specialty Chemicals revenue was related to PTA Pakistan, which was divested in Q3 2009 and no longer contributed to revenue in 2010.