In its constitutive meeting, the new Supervisory Board of BASF SE has confirmed Dr. Jürgen Hambrecht as Chairman of the Supervisory Board. The Supervisory Board elected Franz Fehrenbach and Sinischa Horvat as Vice Chairmen.Read more
STAMFORD, CT, May 1, 2019 (PRNewswire) -Tronox Holdings plc (“Tronox” or the “Company”), the world’s largest vertically integrated producer of titanium dioxide pigment, today announced it has completed the sale of the North American titanium dioxide (“TiO2“) business of The National Titanium Dioxide Company Limited (“Cristal”) to INEOS Enterprises, a division of INEOS, for the purchase price of approximately $700 million.Read more
ESSEN, Germany, May 2, 2019 (Press Release) -Brenntag ,the global market leader in chemical distribution, has acquired Marlin Company, Inc., located in Lenoir, North Carolina, USA. The company provides custom chemical blending and packaging services for liquid and powder products to a large portfolio of customers in the chemical industry in the Mid-South region. The acquisition of Marlin Company, Inc. further strengthens the value-added service strategy as well as mixing and blending business of Brenntag North America.Read more
WILMINGTON, DE, April 29, 2019 (Press Release) -Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, will increase prices on selected colorants globally, effective immediately or as customer contracts allow. The price increase is necessary due to the sudden cost increase in highly specialized raw materials and intermediates used to produce colorants, combined with a significant tightening of overall global supply.
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PARIS, April 30, 2019 (Press Release) -Safic-Alcan Polska, subsidiary of the Safic-Alcan Group, the independent specialty chemicals distributor, is proud to announce that it has successfully achieved ISO 9001-2015 Certification in Quality Management Systems from LL-C.
This first certification demonstrates the commitment of Safic-Alcan Polska to continuously improve its processes and procedures and regularly evaluate risk and opportunity while investing permanently in technology and development in order to provide first-in-class products and services to its customers.Read more
PARIS, April 29, 2019 (Press Release) -Safic-Alcan, an international specialty chemicals distributor, is pleased to announce the extension of its agreement with Dow for the distribution of the flocking adhesives range. Drawing on the success of the existing agreement for Dow’s other product ranges, the extension will cover Europe, Middle East, and Africa region (EMEA), effective April 1st 2019.Read more
STAMFORD, CT, April 10, 2019 (PRNewswire) -Tronox Holdings plc (NYSE: TROX) (“Tronox” or the “Company”), a global mining and inorganic chemicals company, today announced it has completed its acquisition of the titanium dioxide (“TiO2“) business of The National Titanium Dioxide Company Limited (“Cristal”). The FTC issued an Order and Decision today, allowing the transaction to proceed with the divestiture of Cristal’s North American TiO2business to INEOS Enterprises, a division of INEOS (“INEOS“). The divestiture transaction is scheduled to close on May 1, 2019.Read more