Arkema recently announced the proposed acquisition by the Bostik-Nitta joint-venture of the industrial adhesives of Nitta-Gelatin Inc., as well as the construction of a new world-scale adhesives plant in Japan. These operations intend to allow Bostik to supply its Japanese customers in the nonwovens markets for hygiene applications, as well as in the packaging, labelling, transportation, and electronics industrial markets.

The Bostik-Nitta joint venture, majority-owned by Bostik, intends to strengthen its adhesives business in the Japanese market with two projects
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