WILMINGTON, DE, May 12, 2017 (Press Release) -Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, will increase prices by 10 to 20 percent on all wet strength and sizing product lines across the EMEA region, effective immediately or as customer contracts allow. The price increase is necessary due to the significant increase in key raw material costs.Read more
NORCROSS, GA, March 7, 2016 (Globe Newswire) -WestRock Company (WRK) today announced that it has named a board of directors for Ingevity, the company’s specialty chemicals business that is expected to become a publicly traded company as the result of a spin-off from WestRock. The Ingevity board includes seven members with extensive operations and corporate governance experience, including many in the chemical industry.Read more
AkzoNobel today announced the sale of its biomaterials technology to Ashland Inc. The transaction is expected to be completed in the third quarter of this year.
The business is in its early phase of commercialization and the divestment of this biomaterials technology follows a strategic review of the business' fit within AkzoNobel's portfolio. This transaction will enable us to focus on our core technology platforms - specialty surfactants and polymers - and help reinforce our leadership position in both areas.Read more
WILMINGTON, DE, April 27, 2015 (Press Release) -Marking another milestone in its brief history as a standalone company, Solenis LLC celebrated the grand opening of its new World Headquarters on April 27, 2015. Located at 3 Beaver Valley Road in Wilmington, Delaware, the headquarters will currently accommodate approximately 120 employees supporting a variety of corporate functions for the specialty chemicals company, which was previously known as Ashland Water Technologies. Space for additional expansion has been allocated.Read more
WILMINGTON, DE, Aug. 1, 2014 (PRNewswire) -Ashland Water Technologies has a new name - Solenis. Rooted in "solutions" and "genesis," the name underscores the company's mission to be at the source - the genesis - of solutions for its customers.Read more