BRUSSELS, July 9, 2019 (Press Release) -Solvay announces debottlenecking at its hydrogen peroxide plant in Jemeppe-sur-Sambre (Belgium) allowing an increase of H2O2 production. Further expansions of capacity are planned in Bernburg (Germany) and Voikkaa (Finland). These investments meet the growing product demand in Europe, in existing and new applications.Read more
REINACH, Switzerland , July 8, 2019 (Press Release) -Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced that Archroma India Private Limited and BASF India Limited (BIL) have signed an agreement for the acquisition by Archroma of BASF’s stilbene-based OBA (optical brightening agents) business for paper and powder detergent applications.
The transaction includes BASF’s manufacturing unit at Ankleshwar, India, where approximately 100 people are currently employed.Read more
LONDON, July 3, 2019 (Press Release) -Synthomer plc ("Synthomer" or the "Company"), a FTSE 250 speciality chemicals company, and one of the world’s major suppliers of aqueous polymers, is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with OMNOVA Solutions Inc. ("OMNOVA"), which develops, manufactures and markets polymers, dispersions, elastomers and other speciality chemicals, on the terms of a recommended acquisition of the entire issued and to be issued share capital of OMNOVA.Read more
BEACHWOOD, OH, July 3, 2019 (Press Release) -OMNOVA Solutions Inc. today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Synthomer plc, a United Kingdom-based specialty chemical company, for $10.15 per share in cash. The Company also reported its second quarter fiscal 2019 earnings, which included the 10th consecutive quarter of year-over-year volume growth in its Specialty Solutions segment.Read more
PARIS, July 1, 2019 (Press Release) -Safic-Alcan, an international specialty chemicals distributor, is pleased to announce the extension of its distribution agreement with Albemarle Corporation, a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, effective immediately.Read more
HELSINKI, June 24, 2019 (Press Release) -ECHA will start to evaluate 20% of registration dossiers in each tonnage band to improve the compliance of REACH registrations. This will mean approximately 30% of all registered chemicals will be checked.Read more