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DuPont Completes Acquisition of Sulfuric Acid Technology Firm MECS

9:24 AM MST | January 3, 2011 | Lindsey Bewley

DuPont says it has completed the acquisition of sulfuric acid process technology and construction company MECS (St. Louis, MO) from private equity firm American Securities (New York). MECS will become a wholly owned subsidiary of DuPont’s Sustainable Solutions business. The previously announced transaction strengthens the DuPont clean technologies portfolio and will provide access to additional high-growth markets, particularly in developing regions such as Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa, the company says.   “This acquisition enables us...

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