Growing upfast

Burridge, Elaine
October 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;10/29/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 16, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports that European chemical company Azelis is likely to make two new acquisitions by the end of 2007. It is reported that the company, which is just six years old, has grown enormously through a focused acquisition strategy that it continues to pursue in a bid to fill regional and market sector gaps. Azelis has realized annual growth of 25-30% over the past two to three years.


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