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Perstorp to Buy Solvay’s Caprolactone Business
10:14 AM MDT | October 22, 2007 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff
Dankis: Upstream integration sought. Perstorp says it has agreed to buy Solvay’s caprolactone business for €200 million ($285 million). The business reported sales of €60 million last year and employs 65, Solvay says. The deal includes a manufacturing plant at Warrington, U.K. Solvay says the caprolactone business “does not result in synergies” with the company’s other chemicals and plastics operations. The acquired business is the leading producer of caprolactone, Perstorp says. The company plans to double capacity for...
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