Arkema divests US amines unit

Ovrebekk, Hilde; Gibson, Jane
May 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;5/7/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 65, p6
Trade Publication
This article reports that Arkema has agreed to sell its U.S. specialty amines business based in Riverview, Michigan, to Belgium's Taminco for an undisclosed sum. The unit is part of the company's thiochemicals division and has annual sales of about $72 million. Arkema began restructuring its Riverview operations at the end of 2005, shutting its sulphonyls and commodity amines plants to focus on specialty amines production. Taminco has plants in Europe, Asia, the U.S. and Latin America.


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