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16 Mar 18
Huber extends production of alumina trihydrate

The Fire Retardant Additives (FRA) business unit, part of  the Huber Engineered Materials division of J.M. Huber Corporation, announces a significant  capital investment to increase production capacity  for alumina trihydrate at its Martinswerk Plant in Bergheim, Germany.

15 Mar 18
Velox partners with Life Material Technologies from Thailand

The German company Velox announced a new distribution partnership with Life Material Technologies Limited, a manufacturer of antimicrobial additives and treatments for coatings industry from Thailand. Velox will be exclusive distributor in the DACH, Benelux and Nordics regions.

14 Mar 18
Heubach commissions new production facility in the USA

Heubach GmbH has completed and commissioned its new production plant for anti-corrosive pigments at its U.S. location near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The plant is increasing the group’s global production capacity by approximately 4,000 tons.

13 Mar 18
Employees of Covestro become founders

The idea: Coaters should be able to work faster and more efficiently, especially in the automobile industry. The winning team, all employees of Covestro, convinced the Board Management of the material manufacturer in the final of the so-called Start-Up Challenge of their project.

12 Mar 18
H.B. Fuller announces integration related restructuring charges

H.B. Fuller Company has announced that it has approved a detailed plan associated with the integration of the Royal and H.B. Fuller businesses that is expected to result in the delivery of EUR 28 million in annual cost synergies by fiscal 2020.

9 Mar 18
Keyser & Mackay cooperates with Synthos

Europe-wide chemical trading company Keyser & Mackay agrees partnership with Synthos for cationic UV-photoinitiators. This includes photoinitiators of the Sylanto-range in Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Spain and Poland.

8 Mar 18
Evonik considers sale of its methacrylates businesses

Evonik announced to scrutinize its methacrylates businesses. Possible options are partnerships or a complete exit. Business-related dismissals for employees in Germany are not scheduled for the moment.

7 Mar 18
Covestro to become a DAX member

Deutsche Boerse decided that Covestro will be included in the leading German equity index DAX, effective March 19, 2018, triggered by the fast-entry rule. Since the IPO in October 2015, Covestro's market capitalization and free float have increased continuously.

6 Mar 18
Nanogate launches production for N-Metals Design and partners with Oerlikon Balzers

Nanogate SE, a leading global specialist for design-oriented high-tech surfaces and components, has commenced production for its N-Metals Design technology platform at the Neunkirchen site.

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