Europe Watch

Robinson, Simon
July 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;7/24/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 29, p10
Trade Publication
This article presents news briefs related to chemical industry in Europe. The European Commission has approved the purchase by Swiss firm Omya of U.S. minerals producer JM Huber's paper minerals business, on condition that it divests a plant in Finland. Meanwhile, BorsodChem will spend €5m-10m to buy a polyurethane systems unit or build a plant if that route proves more attractive, the Hungarian company said last week. The plan is aimed at helping the company achieve added value from its toluene di isocyanate and methylene di isocyanate output.


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