The specialty chemicals group ALTANA invests in the Israeli industrial digital printing company Velox Ltd., expanding its technology and investment portfolio in this area. The parties have agreed not to disclose the investment amount.Read more
BUFFALO GROVE, IL, Oct. 30, 2018 (Press Release) -ANGUS Chemical Company ("ANGUS" or “Company”), a leading global manufacturer and marketer of specialty chemicals, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an expanded Food Contact Substance Notification (FCN) for the Company’s flagship AMP multifunctional additive (1-amino-2-methyl-1-propanol, CAS. Reg. No. 124-68-5).Read more
MOSCOW, Oct. 30, 2018 (Press Release) -Russian Mining Chemical Company LLC (RMCC), the producer of broad range of products based on brucite, unveils MagTreat®, a recently developed reagent for water treatment.
MagTreat® can be used in both primary and secondary treatment processes. Being a soft alkali, MagTreat® is safer and more effective than any of the traditional industrial alkalis. It is safe to use and can be used at all stages of municipal and industrial waters treatment, improving the whole process.Read more
OFTRINGEN, Switzerland , Oct. 29, 2018 (Press Release) -Omya announces to increase prices for its Calcium Carbonate products in US and Canada by 7 – 9%, effective January 1, 2019 or as customer contracts allow.
Omya has been facing significant cost pressures from escalating raw material, chemical, energy, transportation costs and overall inflation across all regions in 2018, which is expected to continue.Read more
LAMPADURA, India, Oct. 24, 2018 (Press Release) -As we move into the 4th Quarter of 2018, the ink and coating industry continues to face raw material shortages, critical supply chain conditions and supply disruptions. These continued cost burdens necessitate that Flint Group Packaging Inks in India initiate a price increase with immediate effect. Argumentation is discussed below and Flint Group sales representatives are already discussing the impact with customers.Read more
ROSWELL, GA, Oct. 22, 2018 (PRNewswire) -Imerys Kaolin announces price increases for its hydrous and calcined kaolins for Paper, Board and Performance Minerals applications, e.g. coatings, polymers, adhesives, pharmaceuticals etc.
Increases will be effective from January 1st 2019 and are subject to provisions in individual contracts.
Prices for hydrous kaolins will increase typically between 4 and 9% and prices for calcined kaolins will increase typically between 6 and 11%. Individual customers will be notified details of specific increase in due course.Read more