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Solvay to acquire ERCA Química specialty chemical assets in Brazil

9:10 AM MST | November 22, 2013 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

Solvay has agreed to acquire the specialty chemical assets of ERCA Química (Itatiba, Brazil), Solvay announced today. Solvay says the acquisition more than double its surfactants production capacity in Brazil. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.  The transaction includes ERCA's specialty chemical assets and its portfolio of agrochemicals and home and personal care products.  "The acquisition of these specialty chemical assets represents an important step for [Solvay's Novecare unit] to grow in...

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