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February 9, 2015Solenis, the former Ashlad water treatment business, today completed the acquisition of tissue-and-towel chemicals maker Clearwater Specialties (Clarkston, WA). Financial terms of the...
February 2, 2015Penford shareholders have overwhelmingly approved a plan for the food and industrial market ingredient manufacturer to be acquired by Ingredion (Westchester, IL) for $340.0 million...
October 28, 2014Packaging products maker MeadWestvaco (MWV) today reported income from continuing operations up 72% year-on-year (YOY) to $105 million, or 60 cts/share, on sales up 7%, to $1.47...
October 23, 2014Minerals Technologies (MTI) today reported net income up 69% year-on-year (YOY), to $37 million, on sales up 114%, to $543.5 million. The large increase in sales was mostly due to the...
October 22, 2014AkzoNobel today announced a €5 million ($6.3 million) divestment of its 50% share in Eka Synthomer, to Synthomer. The divestment follows a strategic review of businesses within...
October 16, 2014Kemira is making a multimillion-euro investment to expand its process and functional chemicals lines at San Giorgio, Italy. Production is scheduled to start at the beginning of 2015...
September 24, 2014BASF said today that it is changing the organizational structure of its paper chemicals business to strengthen competiveness. As of 1 January 2015, the paper chemicals division will be...
August 4, 2014Private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R; New York) has closed its $1.8-billion acquisition of Ashland’s water technologies business on Friday, renaming the...
July 17, 2014GTS Chemical Holding, a specialty chemicals producer and the largest manufacturer of ammonium sulfite in China, today announced its intention to proceed with a fundraising and...
May 9, 2014Kemira said today that it has been selected as a supplier of sodium chlorate to Klabin's (Rio de Janeiro) new 1.5-million m.t./year pulp mill in Paraná, Brazil. The product is...