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26 Sep 19
Epple and Sun Chemical cooperate in direct food contact inks business

Epple Druckfarben AG, Neusäß, Germany, and Sun Chemical, a manufacturer of printing inks, have announced the conclusion of an exclusive agreement for a migration-free sheet-fed offset printing ink for direct food contact.

25 Sep 19
Clariant expands catalyst production in China

Specialty chemicals company Clariant has announced a significant expansion of its catalyst production facility in Panjin, Liaoning Province in northeastern China.

24 Sep 19
Majority of EU countries vote against Commission proposal on titanium dioxide classification

In an expert hearing (CARACAL) last week, several EU Member States rejected the classification of titanium dioxide as carcinogenic. However, the Commission has announced that it will continue the process anyway.

24 Sep 19
Brenntag to acquire Taiwanese distributor Neuto Chemical

Brenntag announces the acquisition of 100 % of the shares of the Taiwanese specialty and industrial chemicals distributor, Neuto Chemical.

23 Sep 19
Chromaflo Technologies acquires dispersion division of Liquid Colours

Chromaflo Technologies, a global provider of colorant technology solutions, announced it has concluded a purchase agreement for its colorant dispersion division with Liquid Colours of South Africa.

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19 Sep 19
BASF opens new research location

BASF has opened a new research laboratory for pigments in Besigheim, Germany.

18 Sep 19
Axalta to acquire powder coatings manufacturer Capital Paints

Axalta Coating Systems, a global manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Capital Paints.

17 Sep 19
Interview: “We expect a consolidation among biocide suppliers“

The Swiss company Sanitized Preservation specialises in antimicrobial protection of paints and varnishes and has recently opened a subsidiary in India. CEO David Tierney explains why and what potentials and challenges he sees on the subcontinent.

17 Sep 19
Sika acquires Chinese manufacturer of silicone sealants and adhesives

Sika has agreed to acquire Crevo-Hengxin, a Chinese manufacturer of silicone sealants and adhesives used in both industry and construction applications.

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