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CEO of specialty chemicals firm Alent resigns
Specialty chemicals firm Alent (Woking, UK) says that Steve Corbett is today standing down as CEO. Rick Ertmann, Alent’s president/assembly materials, will be the interim CEO while the board finds a permanent successor. Alent, which was demerged...

Johnson Matthey acquires US catalysis firm
Johnson Matthey says it has acquired Catacel (Ravenna, OH), a maker of high-heat transfer catalysts for gases production and reactors for fuel processing in fuel cells. The deal's financial terms, including purchase price, have not been disclosed. Catacel...

Ineos and Doeflex combine PVC compounding operations
Ineos announced today that its Ineos Compounds unit and Doeflex Compounding have combined their polyvinyl chloride (PVC) compounding operations. The news follows a recent approval by the European Commission to go ahead with the plan. The newly combined...

UK chemical road tanker firm changes hands
Bulk logistics and transportation company Suttons Group (Widnes, UK) says it has acquired bulk chemical road transport company Imperial Tankers (Stockton-on-Tees, UK) from Hargreaves Services (Durham, UK). Hargreaves says that the cash transaction is valued...

Duo UK to produce mailing bags using Braskem's Green PE
Resin Trade (Burton on Trent, UK), a polymer distribution company, has selected polyethylene (PE) bag manufacturer Duo UK to be the first UK-based company to produce mailing bags using Green PE, made entirely from sugarcane ethanol. Green PE has been...

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