Akzo completes divestments

Bains, Elizabeth
April 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;4/9/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 61, p12
Trade Publication
This article reports that Akzo Nobel has completed its chemicals divestment program after agreeing to sell its methylamines and choline chloride (MACC) business to Balchem. Including the MACC divestment, the company has shed 13 businesses in total. The Dutch firm decided to withdraw from its salt specialties unit, after failing to find a buyer prepared to meet its offer terms for the business.


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