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Lanxess completes sale of Arlanxeo to Saudi Aramco

Cologne-based company received proceeds of around EUR 1.4 billion.

The Compound Company acquires controlling stake in Transmare Compounding BV

The Compound Company, based in Enschede, The Netherlands, and new management, have acquired a controlling stake in Transmare Compounding BV, Roermond, The Netherlands, as of December 14th 2018. Current shareholder Henk-Jan Aarsen will retain a minority stake.

Koch-Technik set for further expansion in Mexico

Koch-Technik completed the acquisition of representative agency GiTamsa. New sales and training centre to open in Querétaro in early 2019


Lanxess strengthens global production network for flame retardants

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess plans to strengthen its global asset base for flame retardant additives with investments of around EUR 200 million over the next three years.

Covestro further strengthening of global TPU business

Covestro becomes majority stakeholder in DIC Covestro Polymer joint venture in Japan. Covestro raises stake from 50% to 80%, the partnership with DIC Corporation continues. The Acquisition is a part of Covestro's global growth strategy.

KEBA AG acquires German LTI Motion

With this, KEBA becomes a complete solution provider in the area of industrial automation.

Acquisition of MHT - Krones strenghtens its PET capabilities

Krones, a leading manufacturer of filling and packaging solutions, has acquired MHT Holding AG (MHT). MHT, based in Hochheim, Germany, together with its subsidiaries is providing injecting molding tools and services to the PET industry.

BASF invests in Chinese 3D printing specialist Prismlab

BASF Venture Capital GmbH is investing in Prismlab, a leading provider of 3D printing processes and 3D printers, headquartered in Shanghai, China.

Ineos signs transaction agreement with Total

Ineos Styrolution announced that it signed an acquisition agreement with Total S.A. for two polystyrene (PS) production sites in China.

IMCD to acquire Velox

IMCD N.V. announces that it signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the outstanding shares of Velox GmbH, a group of companies with its headquarter in Hamburg, Germany.

Kroenert and Coatema Under One Umbrella Company

Hamburg-based ATH GmbH - owner of Kroenert GmbH & Co KG - and Coatema GmbH, have announced that they have signed an agreement under which ATH will take over all shares of Coatema.

Omron integrated Microscan Systems solutions into its product line

Acquisition of Microscan Systems Adds 35+ Years of Barcode Reading, Machine Vision and Verification Expertise into Omron’s Innovative Industrial Automation Solutions to Ensure Quality, Productivity and Consumer Safety.

LyondellBasell completes acquisition of A. Schulman, Inc.

Combination creates a premier global provider of Advanced Polymer Solutions

Treofan sales European business to Jindal Films

M&C S.P.A., owner of Treofan Holdings GmbH, has sold its controlling stake in Treofan Europe to Jindal Films, an Indian film and label manufacturer.

Lanxess plans to sell remaining 50 percent in joint venture Arlanxeo

Specialty chemicals group Lanxess plans to sell its remaining 50 percent stake in Arlanxeoto its joint venture partner Saudi Aramco. The two companies, that founded Arlanxeo in 2016 as a 50:50 joint venture for synthetic rubber, signed a respective agreement today.