Supplier News

  • Solvay Sells Formulated Resins Business to ALTANA AG

    January 5, 2017
    Solvay has agreed to sell its Formulated Resins business to ALTANA AG’s ELANTAS PDG Inc. Under the agreement, Solvay’s global business unit Technology Solutions will divest the business line which generated sales of $20M (USD) in 2015. Th…


  • Vencorex Adds New Production Capacities for HDI Monomer

    January 4, 2017
    Vencorex has announced the completion of its industrial projects that include expansion of the monomer (HDI and IPDI) capacity in France (Pont de Claix site), a new derivatives unit, Tolonate, in Thailand (Rayong plant), a new waterborne derivatives,…


  • CATHAY Completes Acquisition of Hoover Color

    January 3, 2017
    CATHAY Industries has announced the successful completion of the Hoover Color Corporation acquisition. CATHAY INDUSTRIES global chief executive Terence Yu announced the closing of the deal, following normal regulatory approvals. “The acquisi…


  • Evonik Successfully Completes Acquisition of Air Products Specialty Additives Business

    January 3, 2017
    Evonik Industries AG has completed the activities to acquire the specialty additives business (Performance Materials Division) of the U.S. company Air Products, Inc. for $3.8 billion (approx. €3.5 billion) by the end of the year as planned. The…


  • Hexion Plans to Construct European Technology Center in Germany

    December 28, 2016
    Hexion has announced plans to build a new European technology center in Kamp-Lintfort, Germany. The new facility will consolidate activities from several research and development facilities located in nearby Duisburg. The facility will be located…


  • Ferro Completes Acquisition of Cappelle Pigments

    December 21, 2016
    Ferro Corporation has announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Belgium-based Cappelle Pigments, a leader in specialty, high-performance inorganic and organic pigments used in coatings, inks and plastics, for €50.5…


  • Taminco to Acquire Remaining Shares of Te An Ling Tian Fine Chemical Co., Ltd.

    December 19, 2016
    Eastman Chemical Company announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Taminco BVBA has reached an agreement to acquire the 50% of shares of Te An Ling Tian Fine Chemical Co., Ltd. (TALT), its joint venture with Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc. and…


  • Maroon Group Acquires Cadence Chemical

    December 19, 2016
    Maroon Group LLC has announced that it has acquired Cadence Chemical, a national distributor of specialty chemicals based in Stamford, CT. Cadence Chemical’s management team, led by John Wilson, will remain in place and continue to activel…


  • Evonik Marks 40 Years of Production at its Mobile, Alabama site

    December 15, 2016
    Evonik Corporation celebrated 40 years of production at its Mobile, Alabama, site with four $10,000 donations to local organizations focused on science, education, workforce training and healthcare. The Mobile specialty chemical manufacturing site is…


  • Specialty Carbon Black Grades Detailed in Updated Brochure from Orion Engineered Carbons

    December 14, 2016
    A newly-updated brochure from Orion Engineered Carbons charts the specifications, uses and benefits of 85 Specialty Carbon Black grades for polymers, coatings, printing inks, and non-impact printing. The 8-page color brochure details each grade by…


  • WACKER Builds new Pyrogenic Silica Plant

    December 14, 2016
    Wacker Chemie AG will build a new production plant for its HDK brand of pyrogenic silica at its Charleston site in the US state of Tennessee. The Munich-based chemical company announced this today. The new facility, with an annual capacity of about 1…


  • Evonik Corporation Launching Manufacturing Operations in Berkeley County

    December 13, 2016
    Evonik Corporation, a German chemical manufacturing company, is launching new operations in Berkeley County. The project will result in at least $120 million of new capital investment and the creation of more than 50 jobs. Evonik is one of the wor…


  • Evonik Acquires JM Huber Silica Business

    December 12, 2016
    Evonik Industries AG acquired the silica business of the US company J.M. Huber for $630 million. This enables Evonik to expand its position in North America and Asia in this profitable and resilient business. “Huber Silica will significantly…


  • Green Biologics Receives USDA Certification

    December 9, 2016
    Green Biologics, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Green Biologics Ltd., a U.K. industrial biotechnology and renewable chemicals company, announced today that its high purity bio-based n-butanol and acetone have received official certification under the U…


  • AkzoNobel and Atul to set up Indian MCA partnership

    December 9, 2016
    AkzoNobel and Atul have announced their intention to jointly invest in the production of monochloroacetic acid (MCA) in India, which will include setting up a world class MCA plant at Atul's facility in Gujarat. Each partner will hold a 50 percen…