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AkzoNobel Buys Kao Unit

11:00 AM MDT | October 27, 2008 | Lindsey Bewley

AkzoNobel Surface Chemistry, a unit of AkzoNobel, says it has acquired part of Kao Chemicals Europe S.L.’s fatty amine business. Terms were not disclosed. The agreement is set to be completed this quarter, AkzoNobel says. “We are focusing on our core markets and activities,” says Takatoshi Kobayashi, president and CEO of Kao Chemicals...

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