Under the terms of the agreement, Indorama Ventures would acquire Huntsman’s manufacturing facilities located in Port Neches, Texas; Dayton, Texas; Chocolate Bayou, Texas; Ankleshwar, India; and Botany, Australia.
August 14, 2019
Huntsman Corp. recently announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its chemical intermediates businesses, which includes PO/MTBE, and its surfactants businesses to Indorama Ventures in a transaction valued at $2.076 billion.
The newly acquired colorant dispersion division reportedly includes pigment dispersions and colorant technologies for decorative paint point of sale, in-plant systems, industrial coatings, and other applications that will be integrated into Chromaflo’s recently built plant in Johannesburg.
August 5, 2019
Chromaflo Technologies Corp. recently announced that it has concluded a purchase agreement with Liquid Colours (Pty.) Limited of South Africa.
Zhejiang Friend Chemical is reportedly the largest China-based producer of triethyl aluminum (TEAL), which is a metal alkyl used in the production of high-volume polymers such as polypropylene and polyethylene.
August 2, 2019
Nouryon recently announced that it has acquired Zhejiang Friend Chemical Co. (Friend).
This acquisition would reportedly enable Bostik to broaden its offering of solvent-free thermobonding solutions earmarked for many fast-growing industrial applications in the automotive, construction, textile, and medical markets.
July 30, 2019
Arkema recently announced that Bostik plans to acquire Prochimir, a company specializing in high-performance thermobonding adhesive films.
Going forward, Maroon reports that Amsyn’s range of technical capabilities and global supplier relationships will be additive to its existing capabilities and targeted growth strategy.
July 29, 2019
Maroon Group LLC recently announced that it has acquired Amsyn, LLC, a national distributor of specialty chemicals to the coatings, lubricants, nutraceutical, pharmaceutical, and electronics industries.
The transaction includes SI Group’s industrial resins products and associated manufacturing sites in Rio Claro, Brazil; Ranjangaon, India; and Johannesburg and Durban, South Africa.
July 15, 2019
SI Group recently announced an agreement to sell the majority of its global industrial resin businesses and its Brazilian specialty business to ASK Chemicals, a portfolio company of private equity firm Rhône Group, LLC.