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Wednesday, 22 February 2017
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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. 

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.

13 Feb 17
Evonik merges units in the new coating additives business

Effective January 3, 2017, Evonik Industries merged its coating additives business line, the coatings business of its silica business line, and the specialty additives branch of Air Products with a focus on substrate wetting additives.

9 Feb 17
Huntsman's Finland facility experiences fire

A fire started January 30 at Huntsman Corporation’s titanium dioxide manufacturing facility in Pori, Finland.

8 Feb 17
BASF strengthens collaboration with Grolman in Europe

Effective immediately, BASF and Gustav Grolman GmbH & Co. KG strengthens their exclusive collaboration in Europe in the marketing of amine-based curing agents for the professional processing of epoxy resins.

6 Feb 17
Chemtura shareholders approve acquisition by Lanxess

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess has taken a significant step forward in the planned acquisition of U.S. chemical company Chemtura.

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