This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants and coatings news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week on our website, as well as our eNewsletter and social media platforms.
J.M. Huber Corp. recently announced that, through its Huber Engineered Materials (HEM) division, it has reached an agreement to acquire the Martinswerk mineral flame retardants and specialty chemicals businesses of Albemarle Corp.
Food safety matters continue to take center stage across the entire supply chain. Over the last two decades, a series of high-profile international food safety concerns—from bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), listeria, dioxin and other toxins—have given rise to industry-driven initiatives such as the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and other legislative actions around the world.