OFTRINGEN, Switzerland , Oct. 15, 2018 (Press Release) -Omya announces to significantly increase prices for its Calcium Carbonate products globally, starting from Jan 1, 2019 or as customer contracts allow.
This increase is a consequence of the continued pressure from escalating raw material, chemical, energy and transportation costs and overall inflation across all regions.Read more
WILMINGTON, DE, Oct. 15, 2018 (Press Release) -Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, has introduced a new line of imPress ID paper additives designed exclusively for HP Indigo digital presses. The new imPress ID chemistries are up to eight times more efficient at generating Indigo print adhesion. With these new additives, paper mills can efficiently and cost-effectively produce papers with a three-star rating for HP Indigo digital presses.Read more
MUTTENZ, Switzerland, Oct. 10, 2018 (Press Release) -Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the appointment of Hans Bohnen as the newest member of its Executive Committee. Hans Bohnen has been with the company for almost 10 years and is currently Clariant’s Head of Global Business Services.
At the same time, Britta Fuenfstueck has decided to leave Clariant as of 31 October 2018 to become CEO of the Hartmann Group, a leading international supplier of medical and hygiene products based in Heidenheim, Germany.Read more
NAPERVILLE, IL , Oct. 2, 2018 (Press Release) -Nalco Water, an Ecolab company, introduces Ultis Dry2Strength Technology, a dry format additive to help pulp and paper companies improve the strength and runability of their paper products, reduce total cost of operation and enhance supply chain sustainability.Read more
MEMPHIS, TN, Oct. 10, 2018 (Press Release) -Buckman, a global company specializing in innovative chemical and smart solutions, announced changes to its freight pricing for the pulp and paper industry in North America.
Effective November 1, 2018, or as contracts allow, Buckman will implement the following freight delivery increases:Read more
Following Galderma-Spirig’s decision to close their Egerkingen site in September 2017, Omya International, based in neighboring Oftringen, will move research and development activities to the site. To this end, Omya is acquiring the property from Galderma-Spirig’s parent company, Nestlé Skin Health.Read more
WILMINGTON, DE, Oct. 9, 2018 (Press Release) -Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, will increase prices by five to 20 percent on all process, functional and water treatment chemicals globally, effective immediately or as customer contracts allow. The price increase is necessary due to the steep increase in raw material costs and the supply-demand tightness experienced throughout 2018 which is expected to continue and increase during 2019.Read more
AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands , Oct. 9, 2018 (Press Release) -The former AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals is today being relaunched as Nouryon. The move follows the recent acquisition of the business by The Carlyle Group and marks the company’s transition to becoming an independent, global specialty chemicals leader.Read more