IHS Chemical Week

People & Business :: Companies

Ciba Evaluates Plans for Paper Chemicals, Publishing Inks Businesses; Plans JV and Acquisitions for Plastic Additives and Coatings Effects

5:00 AM MDT | August 19, 2008 | Kerri Walsh

Ciba Specialty Chemicals says it is evaluating options for its paper business and its publication inks business. The company says it is also in the process of planning a joint venture to expand its plastics additives capabilities in the Middle East, as well as acquisitions to bolster its coatings effects division. The jv and acquisitions are scheduled for the third quarter, Ciba says. The moves are part of Ciba’s plans to reshape its portfolio to focus on plastics, coatings, and water, says CEO Brendan Cummins. “A number of options are being evaluated for the...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week subscriber yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine a year in print or digital format
  • Real time news and analysis on chemweek.com 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now


contact us | about us | privacy policy | sitemap

ihsCopyright © IHS, Inc.All rights reserved.Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa