Catalyst timeline -- what has happened in the past 12 months

October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;10/16/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 39, p20
Trade Publication
The article provides information on the activities of the catalysts market in 2006. BASF makes an all-cash bid to buy Engelhard, at $37 per share, valuing the company at $4.9bn. W.R. Grace is expanding its presence in the Middle East through a residuum hydroprocessing catalyst agreement with Kuwait Catalyst Co. Basell agrees to buy Akzo Nobel's U.S.-based polymerisation catalysts and components business.


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