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October 2, 2015
Henkel, the world’s largest adhesives producer, is cutting 1,200 jobs, 4.4% of the total employed by this division. An internal memo to employees said that the company will...
September 22, 2015
Emery Oleochemicals (Shah Alam, Malaysia) says it has opened a $50-million polyols plant at Cincinnati that is designed to use renewable raw materials and recycled content as...
September 22, 2015
Ashland on Tuesday announced plans to spin off its Valvoline motor oil and automotive maintenance segment as a separate, publicly traded company. After the spin-off, the “new...
September 18, 2015
Avery Dennison has expanded its Kunshan, China performance tapes manufacturing facility with a new coater to meet increased demand for industrial tapes and adhesives in the country...
September 9, 2015
Capital Southwest’s previously announced spinoff of its specialty chemicals assets will be effective from 30 September, the company says. Shares in the new entity, Capital...
August 31, 2015
Corbion (Gorinchem, Netherlands) and Perstorp (Perstorp, Sweden) have announced a lactide-caprolactone copolymer for hot melt adhesives. The new copolymer is the result of a long-term...
July 29, 2015
Ashland today reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $107 million, or $1.56/share, up 8.1% year-on-year (YOY), on sales down 14.9%, to $1.37 billion. Adjusted earnings from...
July 24, 2015
Arkema's adhesives subsidiary, formerly Bostik, on Thursday announced that it had opened a hot melt pressure-sensitive adhesives manufacturing plant at Bangalore, India. The new...
July 23, 2015
3M today reported second-quarter net income that was up 2.6% year-on-year (YOY), at $1.30 billion, on sales down 5.5%, to $7.69 billion. Earnings totaled $2.02/share, slightly ahead of...
July 13, 2015
ACC reports that only 6 of the 28 specialty chemical segments it monitors expanded in May, falling from 14 in April and 17 in March. Volumes for the segments electronic chemicals...
July 13, 2015
Henkel has announced that it has made an additional investment in Vitriflex (San Jose, CA), a developer of high-performance barrier films. Henkel made its first equity investment and...
June 23, 2015
Arsenal Capital (New York) says it has completed the sale of Royal Adhesives and Sealants (South Bend, IN) to American Securities (New York), another private equity firm, for an...
June 19, 2015
Henkel has expanded its adhesives production with the opening of a dry building mixes plant in Novosibirsk Region, Russia. Regional governor Vladimir Gorodetsky, Henkel Russia...
June 5, 2015
Henkel Adhesive Technologies has launched a new product development and diagnostics laboratory for nonwoven disposables at its campus in New Jersey. The centerpiece of the facility is...
May 18, 2015
Private equity firm Arsenal Capital (New York) has announced it is selling Royal Adhesives and Sealants (South Bend, IN) to American Securities (New York), another private equity firm...
May 1, 2015
KMG Chemicals said today it has completed the acquisition of Valves Incorporate of Texas (Val-Tex; Houston), which was announced in early April, for $23.7 million in cash plus 606,875...
April 29, 2015
Avery Dennison today reported first-quarter net income up 1% year-on-year (YOY), to $71.6 million, on sales down 1%, to $1.53 billion. Adjusted net income from continuing operations...
April 28, 2015
Stepan (Northfield, IL) reports net income of $21.3 million, up 63% year-on-year (YOY) from $13.0 million. Sales declined 3.5% YOY to $460.5 million. Earnings of 93 cts/share blew past the analysts’ consensus estimate of 57 cts/share. The company attributes the strong results to actions taken in 2014 to improve product mix, reduce cost, and improve efficiency. Slightly higher volumes and margins offset the impact of a stronger US dollar....
April 14, 2015
Delo Industrial Adhesives (Windach, Germany), which produces adhesives and application technologies for a wide range of industries, says it achieved sales revenues of €74 million...
April 7, 2015
Royal Holdings (South Bend, IN) says that, through its Kommerling UK subsidiary, it has acquired Chemical Innovations Ltd. (CIL; Preston, UK) from Vita Group Unlimited (Manchester...
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