Henkel’s acquisition in the additive manufacturing space led the news last week (Henkel Acquires 3D Printing and Industrial Inkjet Company Molecule): “Henkel recently announced its acquisition of U.S.-based Molecule Corp., a privately owned, technology-driven enterprise focused on product innovation in additive manufacturing. Molecule provides advanced solutions for 3D printing applications (including medical device, aerospace, automotive, and a variety of consumer goods) and industrial inkjet materials. The parties reportedly agreed to not disclose any financial details of the transaction.

“‘Molecule Corp. and Henkel are an excellent fit,’ said Philipp Loosen, head of 3D Printing at Henkel. ‘Molecule’s strong 3D printing and inkjet resin technologies and digital development capabilities perfectly complement and strengthen our materials portfolio and build on our approach to offer a comprehensive range of customized additive manufacturing solutions.’” 

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Top 5 News that Sticks for May 19-25

  1. Henkel Acquires 3D Printing and Industrial Inkjet Company Molecule
    #5 last week
  2. Parker Hannifin to Acquire LORD in Strategic Transaction
    third week in top 5!
  3. VanHaerents and Paskonis Join Avery Dennison’s Automotive Team
  4. LeBlanc Joins FLEXcon North America as Director of Marketing
  5. Covestro CEO MacCleary to Retire at Year’s End

This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants, and coatings-related news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week on our website, as well as our eNewsletters and social media platforms.