TITLE

3M buys 2 sealant, adhesives makers

PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Rubber & Plastics News;8/11/2008, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that 3M Co. has purchased two makers of polyurethane-based structural adhesives and sealants, EMFI and SAPO. 3M gave no financial details of the transaction, which expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2008. As stated, the deal brings EMFI/SAPO's technical know-how and a unique manufacturing process to 3M that will accelerate growth and allow it to deliver a broader offering.
ACCESSION #
34282650

 

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