Mergers/Acquisitions

Kuraray to Acquire MonoSol

May 25, 2012
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

May 9, 2012
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

May 8, 2012
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

May 3, 2012
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

April 11, 2012
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

April 9, 2012
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

April 5, 2012
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

March 9, 2012
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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H.B. Fuller Completes Acquisition of Forbo’s Global Industrial Adhesives Business

March 8, 2012
H.B. Fuller Co. recently announced it has completed the acquisition of the global industrial adhesives business of Forbo Group.
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ExxonMobil to Restructure Holdings in Japan

February 6, 2012
ExxonMobil and TonenGeneral Sekiyu K.K announced they have entered into an agreement that will result in the restructuring of ExxonMobil’s holdings in Japan.
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