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April 22, 2014
Ashland chairman and CEO James O’Brien will retire at the end of this year, the company says. O’Brien became CEO at Ashland in 2002 and oversaw two major acquisitions...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Ashland-CEO-to-retire_60461.html
March 27, 2014
H.B. Fuller today reported fiscal first-quarter net income down 29.4% year-on-year (YOY), to $24.6 million, or 28 cts/share, on revenues up 1.3%, to $486 million. Higher volume...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Fuller-net-income-falls-despite-revenue-increase_59876.html
March 11, 2014
Edge Adhesives (Fort Worth, TX) has been sold to private equity firms Akoya Capital Partners (Chicago) and Gladstone Investment (McLean, VA) for an undisclosed sum. Edge’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Edge-Adhesives-shuffles-private-equity-owners_59473.html
February 28, 2014
Henkel has signed an alliance with CMS Technology (Danbury, CT), a packaging technology developer, to create food-safe antimicrobial additives for packaging, the company says. CMS owns...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Henkel-signs-antimicrobial-packaging-alliance_59236.html
February 20, 2014
Henkel's adhesive technologies business posted a 2% increase in operating profits for the fourth quarter of 2013 compared with the corresponding period of 2012, to €259 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Henkels-adhesives-post-higher-profits_58939.html
February 12, 2014
Nedex (Istanbul), a producer of specialty chemicals, has received €10 million ($13.6 million) in European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD; London)  funding, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Turkish-firm-receives-&euro10-million-EBRD-loan_58767.html
January 15, 2014
H.B. Fuller today reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings down 12% year-on-year (YOY) to $22 million, or 43 cts/share, on revenues up 4%, to $533.5 million. Excluding special charges...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/H-B-Fuller-earnings-fall-short-of-estimates_57997.html
January 15, 2014
InChem (Rock Hill, SC), a custom chemical manufacturer and maker of phenoxy, is investing $15 million to purchase and expand a facility in Charlotte, NC, the company says. The facility...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/InChem-buys-manufacturing-site-in-North-Carolina_57981.html
January 6, 2014
Construction materials maker Laticrete (Bethany, CT) has purchased L&M Construction Chemicals (Omaha, NE), a maker of coatings, sealants, grouts, mortars, and color hardeners for...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Laticrete-buys-construction-chemicals-maker_57753.html
November 21, 2013
Wacker Chemie announced today that it will expand capacity for dispersible polymer powders at Nanjing, China in 2014. The company plans to double the existing 30,000 m.t./year capacity...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Wacker-Chemie-to-double-dispersible-polymer-powders-capacity-at-Nanjing_56843.html
October 2, 2013
H.B. Fuller today reported fiscal third-quarter net income from continuing operations of $27.2 million, or 53 cts/share, up 1.1% year-on-year (YOY), on net revenue up 2.8%, to $514.6...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/H-B-Fuller-earnings-rise-on-higher-sales_55447.html
October 1, 2013
AkzoNobel has finalized the €260-million ($351.2 million) divestment of its building adhesives business to Sika (Baar, Switzerland). The deal was originally announced on 8 August...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/AkzoNobel-completes-sale-of-building-adhesives-business-to-Sika_55540.html
September 18, 2013
Henkel says it today opened the world’s largest adhesives plant in the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park, at Caojing, China. Henkel began constructing this previously announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Henkel-opens-worlds-largest-adhesives-plant-in-China_55221.html
August 13, 2013
Pidilite Industries (Mumbai) said today that its board of directors has approved the acquisition of the adhesive business of Suparshva Adhesives (Pune). “The slump sale agreement...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Pidilite-Industries-buys-adhesives-business-of-Suparshva-reports-higher-sales-and-profits_54467.html
August 8, 2013
AkzoNobel announced today that it has received a binding offer from Sika (Baar, Switzerland) for the purchase of AkzoNobel’s building adhesives business for €260...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/AkzoNobel-to-sell-building-adhesives-business-to-Sika-for-&euro260-million_54317.html
August 1, 2013
Aurora Capital Group (Los Angeles) said on Wednesday that it has completed the previously announced sale of Adco Global (Lincolnshire, IL), a leading manufacturer of specialty...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Aurora-completes-sale-of-Adco-to-Arsenal-Capital-Partners_54124.html
August 1, 2013
Kraton Performance Polymers reports second-quarter net income, including the net of tax charges and restructuring costs, of $3.8 million—down 69%  year-on-year (YOY)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Kraton-reports-sales-drop-on-low-raw-materials-cost_54155.html
July 23, 2013
Avery Dennison today reported second-quarter net income up 7% year-on-year (YOY), to $68.8 million, or 68 cts/share, on sales up 3%, to $1.55 billion. Adjusted earnings totaled 71...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Avery-Dennison-earnings-rise-on-higher-sales-cost-cuts_53837.html
July 4, 2013
Green Biologics (Abingdon, UK), an industrial biotechnology company, and Easy Energy Systems (Welcome, MN), a producer of cellulosic ethanol from waste paper, have entered into an...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Green-Biologics-Easy-Energy-Systems-to-produce-biobased-n-butanol-and-acetone_53385.html
July 1, 2013
Avery Dennison announced today that it has completed the sale of its office and consumer products and designed and engineered solutions businesses to CCL Industries (Toronto) for $500...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Avery-Dennison-completes-office-business-sale-for-$500-million_53302.html
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