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24 Feb 17
Wacker expands production capacity for dispersions in Germany

Wacker Chemie AG is expanding its production plants for polymeric binders in Germany. The chemical group is currently building another dispersion reactor with an annual capacity of 60,000 metric tons at its Burghausen site.

23 Feb 17
Troy names new Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Troy Corporation announced the election of W. Brian Smith by the Board of Directors to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.

22 Feb 17
Tronox acquires Cristal's titanium dioxide business

Tronox Limited has reached a definitive agreement to acquire the TiO2 business of Cristal, a privately held global chemical and mining company, for EUR1.583 billion of cash and Class A ordinary shares representing 24 percent ownership in pro forma Tronox. 

22 Feb 17
Akzo Nobel invests EUR12.6 million in innovation hub for protective coatings

Akzo Nobel is investing EUR12.6 million in a new research and innovation hub in the UK.

21 Feb 17
Covestro achieves record year

2016 was a record year for materials manufacturer Covestro. Driven by demand for innovative materials, the group’s core volumes increased by 7.5%.

17 Feb 17
Synthomer invests EUR20 million in dispersion plant in Germany

Synthomer, a leading supplier of waterborne dispersions and speciality polymers, will invest EUR20 million in its dispersion plant located in Worms, Germany.

16 Feb 17
Overlack Group strengthens European network with the acquisition of Ceepal

To strengthen our Europe-wide network the Overlack Group acquired the Belgian Ceepal in the beginning of this year.

15 Feb 17
Borregaard receives funding for two bio-material innovation projects

Borregaard has been awarded funding of EUR1.56 million from the Research Council of Norway for two different innovation projects on the utilisation of lignin from wood.

14 Feb 17
ChemQuest Group appoints new director

The ChemQuest Group, Inc., a leading business strategy firm in specialty chemicals, announces the addition of Dr. Michael A. Lucarelli as Director.

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