TITLE

ARKEMA IS to buy specialty ?

AUTHOR(S)
Bains, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;7/9/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 74, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Arkema is planning to buy specialty polymers and additives firm Coatex from Switzerland's Omya Group for an undisclosed amount. The French chemicals maker said the acquisition follows its recent divestments of non-strategic assets, in particular agrochemicals and urea formaldehyde resins, and corresponds to a new step in Arkema's growth plans." Arkema said the takeover offered strong synergies downstream of its acrylic monomer production in the U.S. and France.
ACCESSION #
26745892

 

Related Articles

  • Americhem to shutter Md. operation.  // Crain's Cleveland Business;10/29/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 43, p14 

    The article reports that Americhem Inc. has announced plans to expand its two plants while phasing out its operations in Salisbury, Maryland. Americhem, the maker of colors and additives for polymer products, plans to add manufacturing lines at its plants in Concord, North Carolina, and...

  • ARKEMA LIFTS FM ON EUROPE ACRYLATES.  // ICIS Chemical Business;2/7/2011, Vol. 279 Issue 5, p6 

    The article reports that Arkema has taken back its declaration of force majeure on European acrylate esters and acrylic acid.

  • Arkema share issue.  // Chemical Week;1/12/2015, p15 

    The article reports on the new shares issued by the chemicals company, Arkema in 2014-15.

  • Arkema plans to acquire Coatex.  // Chemical Business;Aug2007, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p91 

    The article reports on the planned acquisition of the Coatex group by Arkema. Coatex group is completely owned by the Omya Group. The move is a part of the external growth strategy by Arkema. Specialty polymers used as dispersants and thickeners, are the products made by Coatex. According to...

  • Goodrich To Boost Output Of Its Specialty Chemicals.  // Textile Chemist & Colorist;Oct80, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p8 

    The article reports on a new corporate strategy of the B. F. Goodrich Corp. that will emphasize specialty chemicals. This will include increasing its productive capacity for some of its hydrophilic polymers at various production facilities. The article further reports that the company has...

  • MOST READ.  // ICIS Chemical Business;9/27/2010, Vol. 278 Issue 10, p7 

    The article offers news briefs involving the petrochemical industry, including the plan of Solutia to acquire a new business segment, the expected slow trading activity of petrochemicals in China and Arkema's declaration of force majeure on polyvinyl.

  • ARKEMA TO BUY SEPPIC'S ALKOXYLATE BUSINESS.  // Urethanes Technology International;Dec2011/Jan2012, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p7 

    The article reports that French chemicals manufacturer Arkema plans to acquire Seppic's specialty alkoxylates business.

  • BASIC CHEMICALS & PLASTICS.  // Chemical Week;3/8/2010, Vol. 172 Issue 6, p27 

    The article offers a price watch for the products of chemical firms like Arkema, BASF, and Dow Chemical.

  • GREEN CHEMS IN BRIEF.  // ICIS Chemical Business;12/5/2011, Vol. 280 Issue 18, p22 

    The article presents news briefs from the chemical industry including acquisition of Hipro Polymer and Casda Biomaterials by Arkema, a joint-venture between Amyris and Brazilian agribusiness Cosan, and renewable chemical firm EcoSynthetix Inc.'s plan to produce cornstarch-based binders in Asia.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics