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Maroon Group Acquires Cambrian Solutions Inc.

October 7, 2019 Business News
Cambrian’s leadership team will continue to actively manage the business on a day-to-day basis while leveraging Maroon Group’s global network of resources, according to the companies.

Azelis to Acquire Orkila

October 7, 2019 Business News
Azelis stated that the acquisition creates a unique combination of its innovation and formulation potential, its EcoVadis Gold status, and international reach on one side and the strong local presence, regional expertise, and excellent reputation of Orkila on the other.

Omya and Cimbar Announce U.S. Distribution Agreement

October 7, 2019 Business News
Cimbar Performance Minerals stated that it sees the partnership with Omya as a continuation of its goal to be a premier supplier of mineral based additive solutions.

ALTANA Acquires Office Color Science Co.

October 7, 2019 Business News
Within the ALTANA Group, the business will be integrated into the Instruments business line of the BYK division (BYK-Gardner), and marketed as BYK-Gardner V/R Solutions.

BASF Acquires Majority Share of UBench

October 7, 2019 Business News
The transaction includes UBench International NV, CarRoll BVBA, and DLight BVBA. Regulatory approvals are not required.

Henkel Opens Dry Mixes Plant in Leningrad Region

September 24, 2019 Business News
 The company stated that the plant is built in accordance with Henkel’s highest sustainability standards and that it is equipped with technologies to ensure an efficient use of natural resources and to limit the impact of its operations on the environment.

BASF’s Colors & Effects® Opens Research Laboratory

September 24, 2019 Business News
Prior to this laboratory opening, the research activities conducted in Besigheim had mainly taken place in Ludwigshafen. Haunschild stated that the laboratory opening shows that the company regularly invests in the Besigheim site.

Covestro to Sell European Polycarbonate Sheets Business to Serafin Group

September 24, 2019 Business News
Covestro reported that the decision was part of the company’s ongoing portfolio optimization process, which includes the divestment of all polycarbonate sheets businesses.

Polynt-Reichhold Group Announces Strategic Integration Initiative in the Americas

September 24, 2019 Business News
This new opportunity allows the Group to leverage our proprietary technologies and deep experience operating intermediates facilities in Europe and Asia.

U-C Coatings Acquires Eco Chemical

September 24, 2019 Business News
U-C Coatings stated that with the addition of Eco Chemical’s innovative products and customization capabilities, it is well positioned for accelerated growth and will be able to serve customers as a complete provider of stains and coatings in both the hardwood and softwood markets.