Gibson, Jane
February 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;2/26/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 55, p6
Trade Publication
The article presents news briefs on the chemical industry. Huntsman's $761m, €578m, sale of its U.S. base chemicals and polymers business will give it enough cash to consider bolt-on acquisitions, according to chief executive officer Peter Huntsman. Eastman Chemical plans to repurchase up to $300m in common stock. HB Fuller which makes adhesives and sealants, is realigning its business structure into four geographic regions.


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