Keyword: Elkem


Elkem Buys French Silicones Plant

16.02.2021 -

Elkem, a Norwegian manufacturer of silicon-based advanced materials, has agreed to buy a brand-new production plant near Lyon in France. The identity of the seller was...


Elkem Takes China’s Polysil

07.01.2020 - Norwegian silicon producer Elkem has agreed to take over Polysil, a leading Chinese manufacturer of silicone elastomers and resins. The deal, which values Polysil up to 941 million...


Elkem Buys South Korea’s Basel Chemie

19.08.2019 - Norwegian silicon producer Elkem is buying Basel Chemie, a South Korean producer of specialty silicon gels, for $26.9 million. Elkem said the deal gives it access to leading...

Markets & Companies

China’s Investors Advance

27.04.2017 - Chinese outbound foreign investment continues to beat records year by year. The Asian powerhouse is investing in overseas markets to acquire advanced technology, know-how and...


China's BlueStar Wins EU Okay To Buy Orkla Unit

01.04.2011 - Chinese state-run chemicals company China National BlueStar secured EU regulatory approval on Friday to buy Norwegian conglomerate Orkla's silicon division Elkem for $2 billion...