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October 15, 2010
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says its Sika Corp. (Lyndhurst, NJ) subsidiary has acquired May National Associates (Lakewood, NJ), a manufacturer of silicone and polyurethane products for...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Sika-Acquires-U-S-Firm_30262.html
September 2, 2010
AkzoNobel, the world's largest paints and coatings company, has been selected by Walmart to be the primary paint supplier to Walmart's U.S. stores. The company will develop and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/AkzoNobel-to-Become-Main-Paint-Supplier-to-Walmart_29128.html
August 23, 2010
Specialty chemicals firm Altana (Wesel, Germany) has today filed in the Commercial Register of Duisburg the transfer resolution giving formal notice of a previously announced squeeze...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Altanas-Squeeze-out-Nearly-Completed_28966.html
July 1, 2010
Shareholders in specialty chemicals firm Altana (Wesel, Germany) have approved at the company's Annual General Meeting (AGM) the transfer of the remaining shares to the company's main...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Altanas-AGM-Passes-Squeeze-Out-Resolution-Will-De-list-from-Stock-Exchanges_27773.html
June 21, 2010
AkzoNobel says it has agreed to sell its National Starch (Bridgewater, NJ) business to Corn Products International (Westchester, IL) for $1.3 billion in cash. In addition, the buyer...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/AkzoNobel-Sells-National-Starch-to-Corn-Products-for-$1-3-billion_27517.html
June 2, 2010
H.B. Fuller says it has completed the previously announced acquisition of adhesives manufacturer Revertex Finewaters (Klang, Malaysia), a joint venture of Yule Catto (Harlow, U.K.) and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/H-B-Fuller-Completes-Acquisition-of-Adhesives-Manufacturer-in-Malaysia_27138.html
June 1, 2010
The report says that, among the larger market size applications, specialty films, printed circuit boards, IC process chemicals, engineering thermoplastics, and construction chemicals will grow fastest....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Specialty-Chemicals-Growth-Estimated-at-3-4-percent-Annually_27102.html
May 5, 2010
Henkel’s adhesives technologies first-quarter results jumped because of “substantial volume increases,” and cost saving measures. Operating income almost quadrupled...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Henkels-Adhesives-Earnings-Rise-on-Improved-Volumes_26546.html
April 27, 2010
H.B. Fuller will exit the European polysulfide-based insulating glass sealant product line by the end of 2010. Fuller says polysulfide-based products have become commoditized because...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Fuller-Exits-European-Polysulfide-Insulating-Glass-Sealant-Market_26321.html
March 22, 2010
Altana (Wesel, Germany) says it has agreed to acquire the business of coatings manufacturer Aquaprint (Oyten, Germany). Aquaprint primarily makes coatings for in-mold labels and other...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Altana-Buys-Aquaprints-Assets_25506.html
March 12, 2010
H.B. Fuller says it has entered into a stock purchase agreement, under which it will acquire all of the shares of adhesives manufacturer Revertex Finewaters (Klang, Malaysia), a joint...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/H-B-Fuller-to-Acquire-Adhesives-Manufacturer-in-Malaysia_25368.html
March 11, 2010

CEO Andrew Liveris says the company is back on solid ground after a tumultuous 2009, and now has the portfolio needed to accelerate growth in revenues and profit.

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http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Dow-Chemical-Ready-to-Grow_25045.html
March 8, 2010
Edge Adhesives Holdings was formed by Superior Capital Partners for the acquisition of adhesive and sealant firm Q'So....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Private-Equity-Firm-Forms-Adhesives-Manufacturer_25223.html
February 23, 2010
The company expects to complete the pilot-scale work later this year, and has retained Merrick & Company (San Diego) to design its demonstration and commercial manufacturing plants, due online in 2011 and 2013 respectively....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Start-up-Advances-Biobased-Acrylic-Acid-Production-Process_24861.html
December 2, 2009
Sasol (Johannesburg) says it has approved an investment of R8.4 billion ($1.14 billion), which will double production of hard wax at the Sasolburg, South Africa site. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Sasol-to-Double-Wax-Production-in-South-Africa_23215.html
November 16, 2009
Wacker Chemie has officially opened its new disperisble powder and ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) dispersion plant at Nanjing, China. The plant, designed for 30,000 m.t./year of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Wacker-Opens-Chinas-Largest-Dispersible-Polymer-Powder-Plant_22816.html
November 4, 2009
Arizona Chemical, a maker of pine-based chemicals, says a proposed bill meant to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by encouraging companies to burn renewable biomass fuels could, as written, deprive the pine chemicals industry of an important raw material source....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Biomass-Legislation-Could-Hurt-Pine-Chemicals-Industry_22503.html
September 30, 2009
The cuts form part of a restructuring of the company's operations in Europe....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Sika-Cuts-Jobs-in-Switzerland_21754.html
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