Lanxess has agreed to acquire Itibanyl Produtos Especiais (IPEL), a family-owned company based at Jarinu, São Paulo.
Standard Lithium has completed the installation of its industrial-scale, pre-commercial direct lithium extraction demonstration plant at Lanxess’s South Plant facility.
Nippon Shokubai and Sanyo Chemical Industries have completed the merger of equals they announced in May, forming a new company called Synfomix.
BASF and private equity firm Lone Star are in exclusive negotiations for the sale of BASF’s construction chemicals business, according to news agency Bloomberg.
Givaudan has agreed to acquire the cosmetics business of Indena on undisclosed terms.
Dai Hayward and Dave Palmer of Micropore present a new technology that can provide an alternative to traditional homogenisation by mechanical mixing.
Swedish-based Recipharm has reached an agreement to acquire global drug delivery and device company Consort Medical of the UK, owner of Aesica Pharmaceuticals.