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July 27, 2007Balchem (New Hampton, NY) says it has agreed to acquire Akzo Nobel’s methylamines and choline chloride businesses for an undisclosed amount. The businesses have combined sales of...
July 25, 2007Messer says it has agreed to build a €20-million ($27.6 million) air separation plant at Lonza’s Visp, Switzerland site. Messer’s plant will produce argon, nitrogen...
July 25, 2007The management of chemical distributor Azelis (Milan) will own about 32% of the company following the acquisition of a majority stake in Azelis by private equity firm 3i Group...
July 25, 2007It is the chemicals—and not just the craftsmanship—that give the Stradivarius violin its “pristine” sound, say researchers led by Joseph Nagyvary, professor at...
July 25, 2007Solvay says it will close a 45,000-m.t./year chloromethane (methyl chloride) plant at Bussi, Italy by the end of this month. Solvay did not detail job cuts, but says it is part of a...
July 25, 2007ENI (Rome) says that its Polimeri Europa subsidiary will permanently close its steam cracker at Gela, Italy. The closure forms part of a plan to upgrade ENI’s refinery at the...
July 24, 2007Snia (Milan) says it has agreed to acquire oleochemical producer Grupo Undesa (Barcelona) for €24.5 million ($33 million). The deal is due to close on June...
July 24, 2007Solvay Solexis, a Solvay subsidiary, says it has decided to double production capacity for a family of perfluoropolyether (PFPE) polymers. The expansion will take place at Solvay...
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