Solvay sells formulated resins business to Altana

Solvay has agreed to sell its Formulated Resins business to Alatana AG’s Elantas PDG Inc. Under the agreement, Solvay’s global business unit Technology Solutions will divest the business line which generated sales of $20M (USD) in 2015.

The divestment includes the formulated resins product portfolio, the manufacturing and R&D facility based in Olean, New York USA, and all associated technical, commercial and administrative staff.

The formulated resins portfolio mainly entails the Conap brand epoxy resin and polyurethane product systems and serves electronics, electrical and specialty adhesives markets. Completion of the transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including antitrust approvals, and is expected in the first half of 2017.

Solvay Technology Solutions is a global business unit of the Solvay Group and is comprised of mining solutions, phosphorus specialties and additive technologies business lines. The GBU innovates, manufactures and delivers sustainable solutions to its customers in the mining, agriculture, agrochemicals, automotive, electronics and industrial markets, among others. 

Companies: Solvay

Industries: Agriculture

Terms: Business

This article has been edited by Basalt.Today
This article has been written on JEC Composites Magazine
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