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ADI Acquires Assets of Chemical Market Resources

November 20, 2017 Business News
Under the terms of the agreement, ADI will acquire CMR’s intellectual assets related to proprietary and multi-client studies, conferences, training and development, publications, and research services.

AkzoNobel Invests in Sulfur Derivative Plant

November 20, 2017 Business News
According to the company, AkzoNobel is the only company to produce a high strength, high purity NaSH at 60 percent concentration, which means the product qualifies as an eco-premium solution, offering advantages in terms of energy efficiency, emissions, and waste water.

Clariant Expands Partnership with Palmer Holland

November 20, 2017 Business News
Palmer Holland will become the sole regional distributor in North America for Clariant's performance additives, flame retardants, and waxes.

LANXESS to Acquire Solvay’s Phosphorus Additives Business

November 20, 2017 Business News
The site in Charleston, S.C. includes six production units, where approximately 90 employees manufacture phosphorus chloride plus numerous derivative products such as flame-retardants and intermediates for the agrochemical industry.

Mason Color Works Launches New Division

November 20, 2017 Business News
The division is dedicated to plastic pigment technology for coatings, which provides heat resistance, UV durability, and chemical resistance.

WACKER Expands Technical Center and Opens Laboratory for Cyclodextrins

November 6, 2017 Business News
WACKER stated that is cooperating with leading scientists to tap the potentials of cyclodextrins, as the plant-based sugar molecules offer a novel and environmentally sound alternative to many traditional materials.

Sika Acquires Butterfield Color

November 6, 2017 Business News
Butterfield generated sales of CHF 20 million in 2016.

RPM Acquires Ekspan Holdings

November 6, 2017 Business News
Headquartered in Sheffield, UK, Ekspan has annual net sales of more than $10 million.

Strategic Materials, Inc. Opens Processing Facility in Wisconsin

November 6, 2017 Business News
The 125,000-square foot facility sits on 15 acres, and will replace the company’s East Troy, Wis. facility. Most of its existing employees will be retained.

BASF and Applied Minerals Sign Purchase and Supply Agreement

November 6, 2017 Business News
Applied Minerals will exclusively supply halloysite clay to BASF to develop and sell co-branded halloysite clay-based products to key BASF markets, including paints and coatings, inks, rubber, adhesives, paper and ceramic honeycomb catalytic substrates.