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July 16, 2009
Specialty chemicals group Altana (Wesel, Germany) has agreed to buy Water Ink Technologies (WIT; Lincolnton, NC), a privately owned producer of water-based and UV inks, coatings and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Altana-Buys-U-S-Specialties-Firm_20193.html
June 24, 2009
H.B. Fuller reported net income of $17.6 million, or 36 cts/share, for the second quarter, down from $21.4 million the year-ago period. The company's income exceeded analyst consensus...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/H-B-Fuller-Earnings-Down-But-Beat-Estimates_19744.html
June 12, 2009
BASF says it will mothball its 20,000 m.t./year trimethylopropane (TMP) manufacturing plant at Ludwigshafen, its only TMP manufacturing facility, but it will stay in the business...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/BASF-Links-with-Italian-Firm-in-TMP-Business_19428.html
May 4, 2009
AkzoNobel says it has acquired the wood adhesives business of Kronochem, a subsidiary of Kronospan (Wrexham, U.K.). The transaction includes a long-term tolling agreement under which...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/AkzoNobel-Acquires-Adhesives-Business_18613.html
April 16, 2009
Excluding one-time items, net earnings were $2.7 million (6 cts/share), well below analyst estimates, as reported by Thomson Reuters (New York) of 28 cts/share. First-quarter revenues fell 37%, to $612 million....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Cytec-Reports-Loss-Cuts-Dividend-by-90-percent_18324.html
April 3, 2009
Some niche sectors of the battered $30-billion global adhesives and sealants market are showing resilience, and major players are clinging to these niches in the face of the persistent...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Some-Adhesives-and-Sealants-Sectors-Show-Resilience_18038.html
December 10, 2008
A survey by Rohm and Haas at the recent packaging event Pack Expo in Chicago has revealed that there is an increasing requirement for adhesives used in laminated packaging to be...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Survey-Identifies-Need-for-Sustainable-Adhesives_15807.html
December 5, 2008
Prices U.S.: 14 cts/lb, fob ($310/m.t.) EUROPE: €340-447/m.t. Outlook Worldwide demand is forecast to grow at 3.7%/year for crude acrylic acid and at 4.1%/year for glacial acrylic...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Acrylic-Acid_15760.html
October 20, 2008
U.S. caulks and sealants demand is expected to rise 2.9%/year to more than 2 billion lbs and reach nearly $4 billion in 2012, says a recent study by The Freedonia Group...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Caulks-Sealants-Demand-to-Rise_14867.html
October 3, 2008
The Weak European and U.S. economies, high raw material costs, and a sustained slump in the U.S. automotive and housing and construction markets are hurting many players in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Adhesives-and-Sealants_14623.html
August 4, 2008
3M says it has agreed to acquire polyurethane-based structural adhesives and sealants producers EMFI (Haguenau, France) and SAPO (Haguenau). EMFI and SAPO together employ about 350, 3M...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/3M-to-Buy-French-Adhesives-Firms_13424.html
August 4, 2008
Henkel says its Professional and Consumer Adhesives unit will boost prices by as much as 20%, depending on category, effective for August 1 shipments. This is Henkel’s second...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Henkel-Raises-Adhesives-Prices_13426.html
July 1, 2008
Ashland says it has completed its acquisition of the pressure-sensitive adhesive business and the atmospheric emulsions business from Air Products for $92 million. The transaction...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Ashland-Completes-Purchase-of-Air-Products-Adhesives-Business_12801.html
June 30, 2008
Sika says it has opened a CHF100-million ($95.6 million) polyurethane adhesives facility at Dudingen, Switzerland. Startup capacity is 30,000 m.t./year, but a second construction phase...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Sika-Opens-Adhesives-Plant_12753.html
June 12, 2008
Ashland says it has signed a definitive agreement to buy the assets of Air Products and Chemicals’ pressure-sensitive adhesives business and its atmospheric emulsions business...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Ashland-Agrees-to-Buy-Air-Products-Adhesives-and-Polymer-Assets_12356.html
May 27, 2008
3M says it will build a plant at Wroclaw, Poland to produce structural bonding adhesives and surface protection products for the aerospace and aircraft markets. The new plant is due...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/3M-Builds-Aerospace-Adhesives-Plant-in-Poland_12077.html
May 27, 2008
Daikin Industries says it has formed an alliance with Greene, Tweed & Co. (Kulpsville, PA), a producer of composites and other materials, to develop next-generation...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Daikin-Perfluoroelastic-Alliance_12082.html
April 18, 2008
Henkel’s recent purchase of the adhesives and sealants business of National Starch and Chemical has solidified its lead in the $50-billion global adhesives and sealants industry...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Henkel-Solidifies-Hold-on-Top-Spot_11474.html
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