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Accella to Purchase Spray Polyurethane Foam Business from Covestro

February 28, 2017 Business News
The deal for portions of the Covestro business includes both commercial and production operations based in Spring, Texas.

Tronox to Acquire Cristal’s TiO2 Business and Sell Alkali Business

February 28, 2017 Business News
The combined company will operate 11 TiO2 pigment plants in eight countries with a total capacity of 1.3 million metric tons per annum and will have titanium feedstock operations in three countries with a total capacity of 1.5 million metric tons per annum.

SCG Chemicals Expands Partnership with DuPont

February 28, 2017 Business News
The partnership will enable SCG Chemicals to develop and bring to market high value-added products, and will build on the long-standing relationship DuPont has with SCG Chemicals to advance its operational excellence journey, the company stated.

AkzoNobel Invests in Innovation Hub in the UK

February 28, 2017 Business News
The innovation hub will reportedly also offer a testing and simulation facility, enabling tests to be conducted in conditions experienced in the world’s most extreme environments.

Wacker Expands Production Capacity at Burghausen Site

February 28, 2017 Business News
The Munich-based chemical group is building another dispersion reactor with an annual capacity of 60,000 metric tons at its Burghausen site.

Dr. Michael A. Lucarelli Joins ChemQuest as Director

February 14, 2017 Business News
Lucarelli has held diverse roles in marketing and sales support, technology and innovation, and manufacturing and distribution for new and existing end-products such as coatings, adhesives, sealants, and composites.

ALTANA Acquires PolyAd Services

February 14, 2017 Business News
PolyAd Services will be integrated into the Plastics Additives business line of ALTANA Group’s largest division, BYK Additives & Instruments.

ANGUS Appoints Azelis as Distribution Partner

February 14, 2017 Business News
According to ANGUS, the company has a new distribution strategy for its portfolio of nitroalkanes and derivatives sold in Europe;

Evonik Opens Coating Additives Laboratory in Istanbul

February 14, 2017 Business News
The laboratory reportedly includes a customer service center that is intended to support customers with the development of innovative surface coatings in Turkey and throughout the Middle East.

Clariant Expands Partnership with Lintech International

February 14, 2017 Business News
Lintech, headquartered in Macon, Ga., has 13 warehouses across the nation and has been the authorized distributor for Clariant Pigments for four years in the southeast, southwest, and west regions for the coatings and inks markets.