Syngenta finalizes sale of remedy assets in the EEA in relation to the ChemChina acquisition

Syngenta announced the completion of the sale of a portfolio of Syngenta AG (“Syngenta”) and Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd (“Adama”) crop protection products to Nufarm Limited (“Nufarm”). The transaction, with a value of USD 490 million, was first announced on October 24, 2017 and has since been progressing through the required regulatory approvals. The transaction … More Syngenta finalizes sale of remedy assets in the EEA in relation to the ChemChina acquisition

Toray Industries will acquire TenCate Advanced Composites from Koninklijke Ten Cate B.V.

The combination of TCAC and Toray brings together complementary product offerings in high performance composites serving the aerospace, space and communications and high-performance industrial markets. There is strong strategic rationale for the transaction, with clear benefits for both companies. For Toray, the acquisition is an important step in its strategy to accelerate growth and expand … More Toray Industries will acquire TenCate Advanced Composites from Koninklijke Ten Cate B.V.

U.S. Cotton adds Spunlace Manufacturing

It will make 100% cotton nonwovens U.S. Cotton, LLC, the leading manufacturer of health and beauty cotton products in North America, has installed its first spunlace production line dedicated to manufacturing 100%  cotton spunlace nonwovens in Gastonia, NC.  U.S. Cotton is now able to manufacture 100% cotton spunlace in a variety of weights and patterns … More U.S. Cotton adds Spunlace Manufacturing

Wacker Opens New Laboratory for Adhesives and Sealants in the Moscow Technical Center

Wacker, the Munich-based chemical group, is strengthening its presence in Russia by expanding the service portfolio offered by its technical centre in Moscow. Wacker is integrating a new dedicated laboratory for adhesives and sealants based on silane-terminated polyethers (hybrid polymers) used mostly in the construction industry. Furthermore, the centre’s existing laboratories for dry-mix-mortar, paints, coatings … More Wacker Opens New Laboratory for Adhesives and Sealants in the Moscow Technical Center

USFIA Statement on Potential 301 Tariffs – Letters to U.S. President Donald Trump

USFIA Statement on Potential 301 Tariffs The threat to fashion brands and retailers—and the consumers who love them—heightens as the Trump Administration considers new tariffs on products from China, which could potentially include clothing, shoes, accessories, and home textiles. The United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) has joined with business groups in many sectors, including … More USFIA Statement on Potential 301 Tariffs – Letters to U.S. President Donald Trump