Jun. 29, 2017News & Opinions
In a two-step transaction, internationally active German chemical distributor Brenntag plans to acquire all of the shares in specialty chemical distributor Wellstar Enterprises (Hong Kong), along with its three Chinese subsidiaries, known ...
Jan. 11, 2017News & Opinions
Specialty chemical distributor Azelis is opening an office in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, as part of its growth strategy for Africa. As part of its plans, the Luxembourg-headquartered group will also establish a warehouse and application ...
May. 03, 2016News & Opinions
Polymer Solutions Group (PSG), part of US private equity group Arsenal Capital Partners, has acquired Sasco Chemical, a specialty chemicals manufacturer supplying the rubber, wood, consumer and medical industries. Terms of the deal were ...
Jul. 31, 2015News & Opinions
With its agreement to acquire all shares of US-based Cytec for $5.5 billion in cash, unanimously recommended by both companies’ boards, Solvay is moving with full force into the high-performance plastic composites sector.
May. 14, 2012News & Opinions
Biesterfeld's CEO Birger Kuck, a speaker at this year's FECC Congress in Lisbon, elucidates the challenges and success factors for the chemical distribution industry.
Apr. 03, 2012News & Opinions
At a meeting on 2 April 2012, the Board of Directors of Lonza elected Richard Ridinger as the new CEO of Lonza. Mr. Ridinger, 53, will become CEO of Lonza effective 1 May. Rolf Soiron was acting CEO ad interim, since the end of January.
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