Huntsman wraps up $250m acquisition of Gabriel Performance Products

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Huntsman, a manufacturer and marketer of differentiated and specialty chemicals, has wrapped up its $250 million acquisition of Ohio-based specialty chemical manufacturer Gabriel Performance Products from Audax Private Equity. The all-cash deal was announced in December 2020. Gabriel More...

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By businessnewstoday On Sunday, October 4th, 2020
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LyondellBasell, Sasol to create polyethylene joint venture in US

LyondellBasell and Sasol have agreed to create a 50:50 joint venture (JV) under which the former will acquire a 50% stake in the latter’s 1.5 MM ton ethane cracker, 0.9 MM ton low and linear-low density polyethylene More...

By businessnewstoday On Thursday, September 24th, 2020
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Corbion, Total to build €200m PLA bioplastics plant in France

Corbion, a Dutch food and biochemicals company, and French energy company Total revealed plans to construct a new polylactic acid (PLA) bioplastics plant in France with an investment of around €200 million. The More...

By businessnewstoday On Monday, August 24th, 2020
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Industries Qatar takes full ownership of QAFCO in $1bn deal with QP

Industries Qatar has taken full ownership of Qatar Fertiliser Company (QAFCO), a fertilizer producer, by acquiring the remaining 25% from its joint venture partner Qatar Petroleum (QP) for $1 billion. Established More...

By businessnewstoday On Friday, August 14th, 2020
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WEKO, Polygiene to offer Polygiene ViralOff spray of microdroplets

WEKO, a German supplier of industrial application systems for surface finishing, has joined forces with Swedish chemicals company Polygiene to offer solutions for applying the latter’s Polygiene ViralOff as More...

By businessnewstoday On Friday, August 14th, 2020
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Wacker Chemical, H.M. Royal include SILPURAN silicones in partnership

Wacker Chemical, the US subsidiary of German firm Wacker Chemie, and raw materials and product ingredients distributor H.M. Royal have extended their partnership to include SILPURAN, the former’s exclusive More...

By businessnewstoday On Thursday, August 13th, 2020
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Block MEMS wins DHS-CWMD contract for detecting chemical threats on shipped parcels

Block MEMS has bagged a contract from the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) for on-the-move standoff detection of trace quantities of drugs like fentanyl, chemical More...

By businessnewstoday On Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
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Hexion to sell paint manufacturing plant in Yumbo, Colombia

Hexion, an Ohio based thermoset resins manufacturer, has signed a deal to divest its paint manufacturing plant in Yumbo, Colombia to a joint venture led by Master Paints & Chemical Corporation for an undisclosed More...

By businessnewstoday On Saturday, February 15th, 2020
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Ascend Performance to acquire Poliblend and Esseti Plast GD from D’Ottavio

Ascend Performance Materials, a Texas-based polyamide 66 resin producer, has agreed to acquire Poliblend and Esseti Plast GD from D’Ottavio Group. As part of the deal, Ascend Performance Materials will acquire More...

By businessnewstoday On Friday, January 10th, 2020
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Superior Plus acquires Western Propane Service in Southern California

Canada-based Superior Plus has acquired Western Propane Service, a retail propane distribution company in Southern California for an undisclosed price. Established in 1988, Western Propane Service caters to nearly More...