BRUSSELS, Belgium — In a step to reinforce its position in surface technologies, UCB announced the acquisition of the Graphic Arts Business from Air Products. This acquisition provides UCB with innovative liquid resins, including waterborne emulsion and solid acrylics for graphic arts applications including flexography on paper and films for food/cosmetic packaging and labels.

UCB will also have the opportunity to further globalize these products outside the United States through its strong presence in the European and Asian markets. This acquisition includes a production facility in Langley, S.C.

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