Royal to Acquire Clifton Adhesives

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Clifton Adhesives is a major supplier to the aerospace, military, recreational and commercial marine market of thermoplastic and elastomeric adhesives and coatings, which are used in the fabrication of inflatable structures.
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Nordson to Acquire EDI Holdings

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The $200 million purchase price, subject to adjustment as provided in the purchase agreement, will be financed with availability under an existing $500 million revolving credit facility.
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Kuraray to Acquire MonoSol

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The acquisition is in line with Kuraray’s strategy to expand its vinyl acetate chemical chains business.
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H.B. Fuller Sells Central American Paints Business

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H.B. Fuller Co. recently announced it has signed an agreement to sell its Central American paints business to Compania Global de Pinturas S.A.
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Arkema Sells Peninsula Polymers

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The business has been purchased by an investment group led by the current management team. Arkema Inc.
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Royal Acquires Extreme Adhesives

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Based in Raymond, NH, Extreme Adhesives supplies methyl methacrylate, anaerobic and cyanoacrylate adhesives to the assembly, maintenance and repair, and architectural and building markets.
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Graco Closes Finishing Brands Acquisition

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Graco Inc. recently announced it has closed on its $650 million acquisition of the Illinois Tool Works Inc. finishing businesses.
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RPM Acquires HiChem Paint Technologies

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RPM International Inc. recently announced that its Rust-Oleum Group has acquired HiChem Paint Technologies Pty. Ltd.
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Huber Acquires Almatis’ Specialty Hydrate Business

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Huber Specialty Hydrates LLC, a subsidiary of J.M. Huber Corp., recently announced it has acquired the specialty hydrate flame retardant business of Almatis Inc.
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Spinnaker Coating Acquires Avery Dennison Brands

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Spinnaker Coating LLC, a manufacturer of adhesive coated papers and films, recently announced that it has acquired from Avery Dennison Corp. a license to produce and sell the Crack n’ Peel and FasTrack brands in the U.S. and Canada.
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