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Sika expands its presence in China and the Asia Pacific with the acquisition of silicone sealants and adhesives manufacturer Crevo-Hengxin

BAAR, 9-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika expands its Target Markets Industry and Sealing & Bonding presence in China and the Asia Pacific region with the acquisition of Crevo-Hengxin. Sika also will gain additional silicone technology and a production footprint. Crevo-Hengxin … Read the full press release

Henkel reports 2018 preliminary sales of 19.9 billion euro

Implementation of Henkel 2020+ well under way Preliminary results 2018: Good performance despite significant headwinds Stepping up investments in brands and innovations to capture growth opportunities in consumer businesses and accelerate digital transformation Outlook for fiscal 2019 reflecting increased growth … Read the full press release

Arkema expands engineering adhesives with the acquisition of Afinitica

Colombes, France, 01-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Arkema is expanding in engineering adhesives with the announcement of the acquisition of Afinitica, a Spanish company specializing in instant adhesives, also known as cyanoacrylates. This small targeted acquisition will enable Bostik to develop … Read the full press release

Evonik: EMCO-INORTECH ULC appointed national distributor for the polyurethane Coatings, Adhesives & Sealants and Elastomers (CASE) market in Canada

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA, 15-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik Corporation has recently appointed Canadian chemical distributor of specialty raw materials, EMCO-INORTECH ULC, to act as its national distributor for the polyurethane Coatings, Adhesives & Sealants and Elastomers (CASE) market in Canada. As … Read the full press release

The acquisition of the industrial adhesives of Nitta Gelatin Inc. by the Bostik-Nitta joint-venture in Japan completed

Colombes, France, 09-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Bostik completed the acquisition of the industrial adhesives of Nitta Gelatin Inc. by the Bostik-Nitta joint-venture in Japan, on 1st August 2018. This acquisition, which will be complemented by the construction of a new … Read the full press release

Adhesives: Fraunhofer developed new adhesive called MetAK which can be hard and soft at the same time

MUNICH, 04-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — To connect components with each other, gluing is preferred today instead of welding, riveting or using screws. That makes cars, planes and agricultural machines lighter. The requirements placed on the adhesive are high, though: it has … Read the full press release

Covestro Q3-2016: EBITDA rose by 21.9%; Net income increased by 61.9%

Core volumes up 9.1% year-on-year / Adjusted EBITDA rose by 21.9% to EUR 574 million / Net income increased by 61.9% to EUR 259 million / Free Operating Cash Flow more than doubled / Forecast for full-year 2016 again raised … Read the full press release

WACKER expands its product range of functional silanes with new arylalkoxysilane monomer GENIOSIL® XL 70

MUNICH, 4-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Munich-based chemical company WACKER is expanding its product range of functional silanes with a new arylalkoxysilane monomer. Marketed as GENIOSIL® XL 70, this additive is designed as a water scavenger for silane-curing adhesive and sealant … Read the full press release

Arkema finalized the first stage of its acrylics assets acquisition project in Taixing, China

Arkema has finalized the first stage of its acrylics assets acquisition project in Taixing, China, and now has access to a modern and competitive 160,000 t/year acrylic acid production capacity in Asia for the sum of US$ 240 million. This … Read the full press release

Herrenknecht AG used Henkel adhesives to construct giant tunnel boring machine (TBM)

Düsseldorf, Germany, 10-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — It is a machine of superlatives: four floors high, 82 meters long or the length a high-rise building of 20 floors lying on its side. This monster is heavier than a dozen 747 jumbo jets … Read the full press release

Eni’s Versalis signed strategic partnership with Neville Venture for hydrocarbon resins production at Versalis Priolo plant

These new, high added-value productions, synergetic in particular with the elastomer business, will be used in specialty applications such as adhesives, inks, coatings and rubber. San Donato Milanese, 20-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Versalis (Eni) has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Neville … Read the full press release