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Kaneka completes acquisition of BASF’s acrylic-based modifier business

12:49 AM MDT | April 2, 2014 | Deepti Ramesh

Kaneka (Osaka, Japan) says that its Kaneka Belgium (Westerlo, Belgium) subsidiary has completed the previously announced acquisition of BASF’s acrylic-based modifier business, following receipt of approval by antitrust authorities. Acrylic-based modifiers are used as impact modifiers and processing aids for polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and engineering plastics, Kaneka says. Plans for the acquisition were first announced last December. The acrylic-based modifiers will now be produced at the production site of Kaneka Belgium and/or its subsidiary, Kaneka...

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