According to a new market report, the global titanium dioxide market was valued at EUR 11.75 billion in 2013 and is anticipated to reach EUR 15.31 billion by 2020, expanding at a CAGR of 3.8 percent from 2014 to 2020.
Sun Chemical will expand its global capacity for the production of "Benda-Lutz" metallic effect pigments designed for autoclaved aerated concrete, printing inks, coatings and plastics by more than 40 percent.
Emerald Kalama Chemical, a business group of Emerald Performance Materials, has appointed Huub Moolenaar as sales manager, EMEA, to develop new markets for "K-Flex” plasticisers and coalescents in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Huber Engineered Materials (HEM), a division of J.M. Huber Corporation, announces it has acquired the "Safire” nitrogen and phosphorus halogen-free fire retardant technology from Floridienne Group and Catena Additives (100% subsidiary of Floridienne).